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Tasmanian Aborigines and their "boat," made of bark
  • Dennis Colbron Pearse
    1883–1971
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia ; active: England, United Kingdom, Australia
  • Tasmanian Aborigines and their "boat," made of bark, 1922–1947
  • Where object was made: Australia
  • watercolor, acrylic
  • Object Height/Width: 30 x 24.5 cm
  • Gift of Karl F. Baldwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7753
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Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The black and white image is of two men pulling a grass bundle canoe from the water onto a rocky shore. The men appear to be nude. There is another boat in the distance.

The text reads: "Tasmanian Aborigines" at the bottom center.