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"Toolbillibam and Ogilvie" by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

1995.0018.0001.002

"Toolbillibam and Ogilvie" by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

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Description

Aboriginal artist Pooaraar (Bevan Hayward), completed a series of unframed pen and wash drawings, of which this is one, for a friend, Geoff Page, a non-Aboriginal poet. The drawings were potential illustrations for a proposed volume of poetry entitled 'The Great Forgetting'. The volume was published jointly by Aboriginal Studies Press and the National Museum of Australia in 1996.

Physical description

Black and white pen and wash drawing of a village scene with a person watching from the sky above. A person is riding a horse through gates into the village.

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