Queen & Commonwealth
Boomerang and shield
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 93023 a&b

Boomerang and shield


Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri (b.c.1927)

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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri is one of Australia's most well-known artists of the Western Desert Art Movement or Papunya Tula, named after the township and area where this landscape painting aesthetic originated.

The boomerang and shield are painted with aboriginal emblems of dreams and the boomerang is inscribed: A very special boomerang made and painted by Billy Stockman.