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Saltwater Crocodile Design - Framed

Maitland Ngerdu


  • Year


  • Medium

    Sugarlift etching with metallic screen print on Hahnemuhle paper

  • Size

    76 x 57cm

“The Crocodile is very important to our people because when boys become men, they are given traditional skin markings that we call Brilgee. The Crocodile is a totemic symbol and is represented in rock art, traditional dreamtime stories and dance.”

Exhibition Artist Maitland Ngerdu

  • Born

    1983, Derby

  • Lives & Works

    Mowanjum Community

Maitland Ngerdu is a Woddorddaa Man from his mother, Maxine Ngerdu's side, and his father Percy Fletcher is from Halls Creek. Maitland works part-time as a Digital Collections Officer at Mowanjum Art & Culture Centre. 

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