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Canvas Print - How Coal was Made

The Awabakal people spoke of a volcanic eruption that occurred during the Dreaming, in the area now known as Redhead. An ancient volcanic plug is believed to exist in the Redhead area. The Awabakal name of this volcano is Kintiiyirapiin. A long time ago a great darkness came over the land. The darkness came from a hole in a mountain and blocked out the sunlight. The people and animals were all very frightened.

Messengers were sent out to gather up the people to have a yarn about how they could bring back the sunlight. The elders decided that they needed to cover up the darkness that was all over the ground. The men, women and children collected rocks, sand, branches and bark which they laid on the ground to cover up the thick darkness. After the darkness was covered, many generations walked on the ground pressing the earth flames and darkness together, which created coal or nikin in Awabakal.

Canvas Prints

Available in 5 sizes, the canvas frames are made of kiln-dried wood to a depth of 3cm. These high-quality frames have a raised lip along their edges that prevents indentations from appearing on the canvas prints.

The high quality canvases are made from matte cotton and their GSM count is 360. In order to protect your canvas photo prints, we seal them with a coating that makes them resistant to ultraviolet light, dust and water.

Canvases are made to order and take 10-15 business days for delivery.

Other sizes are available on request

Year: 2010

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