CREW: Skipper, J Whitfield (22), A Lawrence (11), K Jaggar (32), M Walker, S Phillips, T Purkiss, M Thomson (9), R Honschooten, A Boney, W Jones, K Watson, P Hopkins (26), A Timbery
, I Dawe, MA Purkiss, P Walker (4)
It hosts outdoor art projects and public art installations, the first of which is a work called "Shell Wall 2015," by local Aboriginal artists Esme Timbery
and Jonathan Jones.
Over time, however, particularly by the 1950s and 1960s, the stalls selling shellwork at the RAS were run by individual Aboriginal families from La Perouse, such as Joe Timbery and his family.
To this one could add any number of other cottage industries, many operating on Aboriginal reserves in New South Wales, such as cane chair manufacture at Forster and Taree on the NSW mid-north coast, or Joe Timbery's Museum and Shop on the La Perouse settlement.
Allas, 'Esme Timbery', DAAO, http://www.daao.org.au/main/read/6173, accessed 17 March 2011; M.
Another remarkable piece, among many, is "The Boomerang Racket," by Joe Timbery
(1912-78), a poet and world-champion boomerang thrower.
Simon (Taree), Bert Timbery
, Bob Timbery
, Joe Timbery
(Figure 3) and Albert Woodlands (Kempsey).
"Finally driven from behind by poverty, nerved by necessity, the American pioneer pushed outward, away from the wooded bottoms, the timbery
borders, outward on the bluestem prairie .