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Jack Dale Afghan Camel Drivers & God 2001
Ochre on canvas 1370 x 530mm SOLD
"I saw these people on camels, only one hump. They prayed to the star".
The Afghans made a valuable contribution towards opening up inland Australia. Very few of the Afghans ventured into the Kimberley as
business suited them better around the goldfields further south. Jack's memories of these prayer men on camels are quite vivid and he
speaks very kindly of these early pioneers.
This painting features in Jack Dale's monograph "Mengenen" on page 49 My Memories.