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'Untitled (sting ray)' by Elly Macumboy

2010.0003.0033

'Untitled (sting ray)' by Elly Macumboy

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Description

On Sunday we went to Claudie River. I saw a stingray swimming across the sea and I told my dad. I said ... "Dad I saw a stingray" and my dad ran to the water and he speared the stingray and we cooked it up ... and we make maabus ... and we put it on top of the fire. My dad said ... "Elly ... we going to look for more stingray". My mum say ... "and get some fish for dinner". Then we came back to the camp. We get to stingray and three fish ... snapper ... three big snapper. Then we eat it up. The end." Elly Macumboy, 2002

Physical description

A linocut print in black ink on white paper depicting a stingray, fish and turtle, with hills or rocks in the background. Handwritten text in pencil below the print reads 'Elly Macumboy'. The linocut is mounted under black matt-board.

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