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'Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2003

'Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2003

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Billy Atkins
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2003
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'Wikirri' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2007

'Wikirri' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2007
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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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'Kumpupirntily' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

'Kumpupirntily' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Yanjimi P. Rowlands
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2008
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Wooden container

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Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada Pilakui
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Kelp water container by Verna Nichols

Kelp water container by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Yakapiri (bark sandals)

Yakapiri (bark sandals)

Canning Stock Route collection
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Sandals
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyangkarni P. K-Lyons
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2008
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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Elongated concave wooden container with rounded ends and adze marks on the interior surface

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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'Kumpupirnily' by Billy Atkins, 2008

'Kumpupirnily' by Billy Atkins, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Billy Atkins
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2008
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Partly finished wooden container

Partly finished wooden container

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Bark container

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Wooden container

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container from Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, 1891

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Edmund Milne collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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1891
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Bark container

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Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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 container

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Janet Mathews collection no. 4
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Percy Mumbler
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1968
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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Crater

Crater

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Sherril Sheehan
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Fibre basket by Dadda Samson, 2008

Fibre basket by Dadda Samson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2008
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Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Cocktail savoury holder

Cocktail savoury holder

Lois Grosse collection
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Japan
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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Wooden container, Arrernte people

Wooden container, Arrernte people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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'Wantili to Wuranu' by Lily Long and Sarah Brooks, 2007

'Wantili to Wuranu' by Lily Long and Sarah Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Long
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2007
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Fibre basket by Lily Long, 2008

Fibre basket by Lily Long, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Lily Long
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2008
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Cartoon titled 'The River Bed', by Ron Tandberg, 2008

Cartoon titled 'The River Bed', by Ron Tandberg, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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2008
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'Sunday Well' by Dadda Samson, 2008

'Sunday Well' by Dadda Samson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2008
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'Purlpa' by Dadda Samson, 2007

'Purlpa' by Dadda Samson, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2007
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Two wooden bowls

Two wooden bowls

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Papuan Official collection
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Cartoon titled 'Emperor Rudd', by Ward O'Neill, 2008

Cartoon titled 'Emperor Rudd', by Ward O'Neill, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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2008
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Wooden container

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Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Terracotta bowl with sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2006
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'Native Cat and Goanna 1', Juanella McKenzie, 2008

'Native Cat and Goanna 1', Juanella McKenzie, 2008

Regina and Juanella McKenzie collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Juanella McKenzie
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2008
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Cartoon titled 'Turnbull - claws out', by John Spooner, 2008

Cartoon titled 'Turnbull - claws out', by John Spooner, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Mr John Spooner
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Bamboo water container

Bamboo water container

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Wooden concave container

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Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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Wooden container

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Terracotta bowl with glazed sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Long Peter, Parapriti
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1965
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Wooden concave container

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Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Elongated concave wooden container with rounded ends and adze marks on the interior surface

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Glazed stoneware vesssel

Glazed stoneware vesssel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1975
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngalpuntja
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Cartoon titled 'Wayne Swan cracks the whip', by John Tiedemann, 2008

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Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr John Tiedemann
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Cartoon titled 'Costello Memoirs', by Cathy Wilcox, 2008

Cartoon titled 'Costello Memoirs', by Cathy Wilcox, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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2008
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'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2007
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Wooden Container

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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