Printed in Melbourne, exclusively for The Art of Healing gift range, this poster features 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.
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Printed in Melbourne by Indigi-Print on luxury 170gsm Silk FSC certified card
Standard A2 in size measuring 59.4 x 42cm
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