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Pencil and wash drawing depicting a woman, by Butcher Joe Nangan

1991.0024.4272

Pencil and wash drawing depicting a woman, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Pencil & wash drawing on paper, in a card frame. Depicts Aboriginal woman wearing a grass pubic cover & a carved stick in her hair, standing in the foreground. Behind her a man is crouched with his back to the viewer, a carved shield or coolamon on his lap. Coolamon, stick & cover are in red pencil, the rest is lead pencil & black wash.

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