Simmo, 46″h x 54″w (116.84cm x 137.2cm) acrylic/mixed media painting on canvas, 1984. Original portrait montage and tribute to Simmo, for decades Cooktown’s most colorful character (and its undertaker), who passed away in early 2013.
Pub Talk, by Australian artist James Baines 44″ x 36″ (111.75cm x 91.5cm) acrylic painting on canvas of Peter English and friend Annie at the Malanda Hotel pub, Queensland, Australia, 2011.
Papitarrekin, 22″ x 36″ (55.9cm x 91.44cm) Pen-and-ink Portrait of an Aborigine Man
Cooktown Montage, 12′ x 4’3″ (3.66m x 1.3m) acrylic painting on canvas, 1966 “Cooktown Montage” was James’ first montage painting, depicting the Gold rush times in Cooktown, Australia, last outpost of civilization on the way to the Cape York Peninsula …