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Listed under:  Arts  >  Visual arts  >  Decorative arts  >  Carving  >  Woodcarving
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'My life', 1996

This is a wooden panel carved in bas-relief by Eva Schubert in 1996, depicting her life. The bottom left-hand corner shows children playing and singing, woods and fish in a river. There is a scene of refugees dated 1945, a town scene, and a ship on the ocean, dated 1955. The top part of the carving shows Melbourne, eucalypts, ...

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Mallee root - symbolic icon for Women on Farms Gathering at Swan Hill, 1995

This mallee root artwork was created as a symbolic icon and display item for the Women on Farms Gathering at Swan Hill in 1995. The root has a sawn edge showing the red-brown colour inside. A metal plaque reads: 'WOMEN ON FARMS / GATHERING / SWAN HILL / 1995'. The artwork measures 21.0 cm (length) x 18.0 cm (width) x 15.5 ...

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Tokelauan men making toki (adze) handles

This is a colour photograph of Fuli Fati with his two grandsons, Jack Kirifi and Kupa Kupa. They are making toki (adze) handles. The photo was taken in 1997 at Porirua, near Wellington, New Zealand. The three men are seated on a woven mat and are working on pieces of willow. The younger man in the foreground is striking ...