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Great Grandfather's Whisky
  • Jan Telfer
    born 1947
    born: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • Great Grandfather's Whisky, 2000
  • Baren Exchange Portfolio #7: The Comedy of Life
  • Where object was made: Australia
  • woodcut
  • Gift of BarenForum.org
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0089.26

Brown and white image of figures in a landscape. There are two female figures on the right side, shown full length. The woman on the left has her right arm extended and is scattering round balls. She is holding a round bowl in her left hand at her waist. The woman on the far right is holding a round bowl in her left hand and is in profile facing left. There is a cylindrical cage between the women and they are both wearing dresses and hats. They have long curly hair. There are birds on the left side of the image in the foreground. They are white with pointed beaks that curve down. There is a horse drawn carriage at top left. The horizon line is close to the top of the image. There are lines plowed in the field on the left.