Greeting card featuring the work Thalngarrji / Snappy Gum / Eucalyptus brevifolia by indigenous artist Shirley Purdie.
Thalngarrji (Snappy Gum or Eucalyptus brevifolia) is boiled into a tea or made into a rubbing cream for sore throats and chest colds. It can also be boiled to soak sores. Thalnagarrji branches are also used for smoking ceremonies, to cast out bad spirits from people.
Printed in Melbourne by Indigi-Print
Sold singularly, each card is blank and includes an envelope
FSC certified card 340gsm
145mm x 145mm
Shirley Purdie (b. 1947)
language: Gija / Kimberley Kriol
Country: Gilburn (Mabel Downs Station)
artist location: Warmun, Western Australia
Thalngarrji / Snappy Gum / Eucalyptus brevifolia, 2016
natural ochre and pigments on canvas, 45.0 x 45.0 cm
MHM2017.20, Medical History Museum