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Damien Minton Gallery





This Honour Roll brings together ‘Indigenous Poppies’ created with the Indigenous colours and ‘National Poppies’ created with the colours and symbols from Australia’s National flag. It honours the sacrifice and patriotism of Indigenous soldiers and personnel, with particular reference to Sapper Bert Beros’s poem, ‘The Coloured Digger’.


Title: ‘He came and joined the colours’

Medium: copper, watercolour paint, paper & stainless steel pins

Year: 2008

Dimensions: 76 x 112.5 x 5cm



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