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© Ian Wayne Abdulla / Licensed by Viscopy, 2017

Untitled (Feel's like a big one mate I bet this one's a Ponde. Yes but on my line this fish feel's like a Pilarki)

Date: c 1990
Dimensions:
Overall: 595 x 420 mm, 0.05 kg
Medium: Linocut print, Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Copyright: © Ian Wayne Abdulla
Classification:Art
Object Name: Print
Object No: 00015554

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    Description
    Black and white linocut print of two people in a canoe fishing on the Murray River, each has caught a fish. The inscription along the top of the image reads 'Feel's like a big one mate I bet this one's a Ponde. Yes but on my line this fish feel's like a Pilarki.'. Ponde (Pondi) is a Murray cod; Pilarki is a callop (golden perch, yellow belly).
    SignificanceIan Abdulla's paintings offer a window to the life of an Aboriginal family living on the Murray River in the mid-20th century.

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    Assigned title: Feel's like a big one mate I bet this one's a Ponde...

    Primary title: Untitled (Feel's like a big one mate I bet this one's a Ponde. Yes but on my line this fish feel's like a Pilarki)

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