An image of Spirit with two spears, spear thrower, axe and bag

Nicholas

(Australia  – )

Community
Beswick Creek, Arnhem region

Spirit with two spears, spear thrower, axe and bag

Other titles:
Spirit, with two spears, spear thrower, axe and bag, representing a deceased person's spirit. Formerly used in burial ceremonies
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Beswick Creek, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Year
circa 1960
collected 1960
Media
Bark painting
Medium
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions
67.3 x 19.0 cm (irreg.)
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960
Accession number
IA20.1960
Copyright
© Nicholas, Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency