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"King Billy", (a Murchison Aboriginal), W. A. [i.e Western Australia], ca. 1900 [picture]
In 1901 King Billy and his attendant, Robert, represented Geraldton Aborigines for the Perth visit of the Duke and Duchess of York. Perth newspapers record that Billy "carried around a supply of medals, which he retailed at satisfactory prices"
Outback Art – inner centre of centre.
Old Walter Tjampitjinpa & Squeaky Mick Tjakamarra at Pupunya. In a sand drawing the representations or word pictures interacted with each other and replicated each other as the story teller moved his hand in all directions to create new relationships and meanings: as the visual words were wiped away new words were put down retranscribing the story-thought and carrying the narrative along...I came to understand the word finished for the western desert paintings was an imposed concept and that a p