Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A steel case with a hinged door on each side; the interior is completely blue and the right door contains a circular temperature gauge. The center of the case features a small figurine of an Aboriginal individual holding a spear and shield behind glass with text on it.

Title: Physiological Adaptation to Cold (from Medical Series)

Artist/Maker: Julie Gough

Date: 1994

Source: Julie Gough, series held by the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

Copyright/Permissions: Image courtesy of the artist

Location(s): Tasmania, Australia

 

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