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: A/AUST/133

: British Empire & Commonwealth

: Painting

: Crocodile Dreaming

: Iyuna, James

: Crocodile Dreaming Painting depicting a crocodile, four fish, one crayfish; ochre on paper; red background, brown, tan, orange, white stripes with hatching; framed behind glass. The deeds of Crocodile in the Dreamtime are a feature in many Kunwinjku stories: Iyuna paints Crocodile as a mark of respect to his Ancestors and to perpetuate that Ancestor's power. Water-based paint on paper. Unsigned. Artist: James Iyuna

On Display at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Temporary Exhibition Gallery 1

: Commonwealth Institute Collection

: Northern Territory, Australia, Oceania / Australasia, Pacific

: Mumeka, Arnhem Land

: Aborigine

: Iyuna, James

: Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia, Oceania / Australasia, Pacific

: Mumeka outstation

: 1977

: Iyuna, James

: Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia, Oceania / Australasia, Pacific

: Mumeka outstation

: Transferred from the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum, 2012