An image of Lunggutja (Hardy Island)

Malnggi

(Australia circa 1890 – early 1960s)

Community
Banthula, Arnhem region, Milingimbi, Arnhem region, Galiwinj'ku (Elcho Island), Arnhem region
Language group
Gupapuyngu, Arnhem region, Birrkili, Arnhem region

Lunggutja (Hardy Island)

Other titles:
Bark painting (Tracks? and starfish shapes)
Location
Not on display
Further information

In this work Malnggi depicts the flow of saltwater at Lunggata or Hardy Island. The tracks of Nambulati (seagulls) can be seen running down the right-hand side of the work.

Place of origin
Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Year
circa 1950
Media
Bark painting
Medium
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions
101.9 x 44.5 cm
Credit
Purchased 1959
Accession number
IA23.1959
Copyright
© Malnggi Estate. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd