John Dowie Sculpture

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A plaque next to this landmark reads in part: "This landmark ia a reminder of the Kaurna Aborigines of the Adelaide Plains. It represents the creator hero Tjilbruke with the body of his nephew Kulultuwi who was slain for killing an emu against tribal law. From this spring on the beach below, Tjilbruke carried his nephew in mourning along the coast to Cape Jervis......" The sculptor was John Dowie and it was unveiled in 1972.

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Daryl. on September 3, 2012

Thanks Francois,
Greetings, Daryl

Paolo “Canpao” Canna… on September 17, 2012

Great shot and interesting sculpture.L 10.I wish you all the best, Canpao

Daryl. on September 19, 2012

Thanks Canpao,
Best wishes, Daryl

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 15, 2012
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    by Daryl.
    • Camera: Canon EOS 550D
    • Taken on 2012/08/12 15:59:46
    • Exposure: 0.006s (1/160)
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/9.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash