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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Jennifer Naputja Connelly, 2015

Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Jennifer Naputja Connelly, ...

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Jennifer N. Connelly
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2015
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Bagu figure made by Denise Kennedy, 2012

Bagu figure made by Denise Kennedy, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Denise Kennedy
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2012
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Ghost net Ab

Ghost net Ab

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Nancy Naawi
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2014
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Helicopter (Flat Chopper) by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Helicopter (Flat Chopper) by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Polly P. Jackson
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2011
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Long necked turtle woven sculpture

Long necked turtle woven sculpture

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Ms Treahna Hamm
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2000
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Blanket shellfish basket [component of A Blanket Return]

Blanket shellfish basket [component of A Blanket Return]

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Julie Gough collection
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Dr Julie Gough
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Small fibreglass caricature statuette of Kim Beazley

Small fibreglass caricature statuette of Kim Beazley

Mary Nicholson collection no. 3
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1998
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Wooden carved sculpture of a bird

Wooden carved sculpture of a bird

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Headpad

Headpad

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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Bagu figure made by Sally Murray, 2011

Bagu figure made by Sally Murray, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Sally Murray
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Bagu figure made by George Beeron, 2012

Bagu figure made by George Beeron, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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George Beeron
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2012
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Yarnangu Painting Tjarra (Person with Painting) by Nora Holland, Dianne Ungukalpi Golding and Eunice Yunurupa Porter

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Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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Carved wooden bilby

Carved wooden bilby

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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Woven spinifex and raffia goanna 'ngintaka lizard'

Woven spinifex and raffia goanna 'ngintaka lizard'

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 5
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Pantjiti Lionel
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2001
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Nora Nginana Davidson, 2015

Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Nora Nginana Davidson, 2015

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Nora N. Davidson
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2015
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Miriam Iwana Lane and Yayimpi Lewis, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Miriam I. Lane
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2015
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Bush Tucker

Bush Tucker

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Full-size bronze profile of Charles Ulm, on a timber base

Full-size bronze profile of Charles Ulm, on a timber base

Ellen Rogers collection
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Merrylands, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Thelma Dahl
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1932
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Wooden kangaroo figure

Wooden kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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1972
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Carved wooden bilby

Carved wooden bilby

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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Bagu figure made by John Murray and Ninney Murray, 2010

Bagu figure made by John Murray and Ninney Murray, 2010

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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John Murray
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2010
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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Belle Karrika Davdison, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Belle K. Davidson
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2015
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Rubber kangaroo figure

Rubber kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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Hong Kong
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Gaddafi Gall

Gaddafi Gall

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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1982
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Bronze sculpture or bust caricature of Graham Richardson

Bronze sculpture or bust caricature of Graham Richardson

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1993
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White ceramic sculptural bust - Royal Visit 1970

White ceramic sculptural bust - Royal Visit 1970

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1970
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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Miriam Iwana Lane, 2015

Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Miriam Iwana Lane, 2015

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Miriam I. Lane
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2015
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Earthenware sculpture of an Aboriginal child, William Ricketts

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William Ricketts Sculpture collection no. 1
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William Ricketts
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Father's Love

Father's Love

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Len Maynard
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2002
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Gorby Goobie

Gorby Goobie

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Ceramic kangaroo figure with a large triangular body and a small head

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Terence Lane collection
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Super Sweetener

Super Sweetener

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Wooden kangaroo figure

Wooden kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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1977
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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White stone sculpture on a matching plinth, depicting a man and woman in classical dress in a pose of terror at a pot of snakes

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Button Brasso

Button Brasso

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Murphy's Law

Murphy's Law

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Don's Truth Drug

Don's Truth Drug

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Janet Nyumitji Forbes and Freda Yimunya Lane, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Janet N. Forbes
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2015
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Bagu figure made by Sandra Escott, 2012

Bagu figure made by Sandra Escott, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Sandra Escott
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2012
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Deaths in Custody

Deaths in Custody

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Len Maynard
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Princely Gravy

Princely Gravy

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Mick Syrup

Mick Syrup

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Bagu figure made by Nancy Cowan, 2012

Bagu figure made by Nancy Cowan, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Nancy Cowan
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2012
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Ghost net Oyster Cracker

Ghost net Oyster Cracker

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Ellarose Savage
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2014
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Four piece sculptural artwork titled A Blanket Return

Four piece sculptural artwork titled A Blanket Return

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Julie Gough collection
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Dr Julie Gough
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Stylised sculpture of a bird

Stylised sculpture of a bird

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Moa Island, St Paul's, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mary Pilot
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1992
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Standing kangaroo figure, possibly made from ivory, with a joey in its pouch

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Terence Lane collection
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Bagu figure made by Daniel Beeron, 2011

Bagu figure made by Daniel Beeron, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Daniel Beeron
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2011
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Jack of Cape Grim

Jack of Cape Grim

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Len Maynard
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1997
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Bagu figure made by Eileen Tep, 2011

Bagu figure made by Eileen Tep, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Eileen Tep
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Woven pandanus Yawkyawk sculpture with orange, yellow, purple and neutral tones, with long black strands of fibre as hair

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Yawkyawk collection
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Yikarrakkal, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Lulu Laradjbi
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2005
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