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Pearling Days

Represents the Pearling Industry that thrived in the Torres Strait.

Artist/s Samuel Tainga Towa Savage

Category Linocut

Size 85cm x 75cm

Medium Lino Print

Year 2018

Represents the Pearling Industry that thrived in the Torres Strait.

This artwork depicts some of the animals that endangered divers as they dived for the Trocas and Golden lip Pearl.  The Torres Strait Pearling Lugger which carried both Divers and shell is also depicted in the main window of the diving helmet.

$360 AUD