Printed in Melbourne, our 100% Cotton canvas tote bag 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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420mm x 420mm
100% Cotton canvas
Printed in Melbourne

 

Shirley Purdie (b. 1947)
skin: Nangari
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

(MU00172)

SKU MU00172
Shipping Weight 0.2500kg