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Bark painting worked with ochres on bark, depicting a bullroarer design. There are two large concentric circles at each end represent corroboree grounds at Port Keats and Auvergne. The central oval design is the bullroarer design representing the dance pattern. Small circles are goods and the circle around the edge of the painting is a creek. There are two typewritten texts attached to the back one describing the text as collected by Dorothy Bennett and the other giving the artist's name and the story of the painting. The following is written on the reverse in black '9.6.62 / Artist:MARDIGAN B. 1926 / Tribe: MURINGARR / LOCATION: PORT KEATS. N.T. AUST'. 'C17' is also written in white chalk.
L 695mm x W 270mm x H 16mm
Verified by D Kaus 29/10/2012