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: Ea12742

: Ethnography

: painting

: Woman and Pig

: Kauage, Mathias

: Painting on paper, 'Woman and Pig', showing a Highland woman with a pig. Inscription in Neo-Melanesian explains the image: 'Dispela meri pik bilong em sik na karim marsin em igo long em sik, gipim, na kam bek'; 'this woman, her pig was sick and she took it to the hospital and gave medicine and came back.'

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: Papua New Guinea, Oceania / Melanesia, Pacific

: Chimbu

: Kauage, Mathias

: 1992

: 1992

: Purchased with assistance from the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, The Bristol Magpies and the Friends of Bristol Art Gallery, 2004.