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Living along the River Murray, 2008 [picture] / Ian W. Abdulla
Bib ID 5515464
Format PicturePicture
Author
Abdulla, Ian W., 1947-2011
 
Description 2008 
1 painting : acrylic on linen ; 91 x 202 cm. 
Summary

"In this work Abdulla revisits childhood memories of swimming before the walk to school...shows vignettes of life in the Riverland region: children and adults bathing and washing clothes in the river, the river punt, river vegetation and birdlife"--Information from acquisitions documentation, see file NLA07/3188.

Notes

Diptych comprising two panels 91 x 101 cm.

Title from inscription.

Inscriptions: "Living along the river Murray near Winki and having a bath in the River at about six in the morrning [i.e. morning] becous [i.e. because] we hade [i.e. had] to walk ten (klm) to school"--In paint on image; artist's signature lower right.

Source of Acquisition Purchased 2011. 
Subjects Ngarrindjeri (Australian people) -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Pictorial works.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.  |  Rivers -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Pictorial works.  |  Cockatoos -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Pictorial works.  |  Water birds -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Pictorial works.  |  Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Pictorial works.
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