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© Brian Robinson/ Licensed by Viscopy, 2017

Journey

Date: 1993
Dimensions:
D fini frame.
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Copyright: © Brian Robinson
Classification:Art
Object Name: Linocut
Object No: 00018459
Place Manufactured:Australia

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    Description
    Canoes were of vital importance in the Torres Strait as they were the only means of transport for trading, hunting, fishing and warfare between the islands, mainland Australia and Papua New Guinea. This print shows a canoe with an outrigger and sail and three sea creatures - dugong, stingray and turtle - that were regularly hunted.
    SignificanceBrian Robinson is a contemporary artist whose practice combines his Indigenous heritage (Torres Strait Islander and Cape York Aboriginal) with current arts practice.
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