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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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Bull kelp and tea tree container, made by Nayda Smith

Bull kelp and tea tree container, made by Nayda Smith

Tayenebe collection
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Miss Nayda Smith
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Keeping Culture Strong - collaborative painting by Warakurna Artists, 2008

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Warakurna Artists collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2008
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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Adze

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackie Giles
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2008
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Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Kenny Brown collection
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Mr Kenny Brown
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2013
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Mindrie Root sample

Mindrie Root sample

Stan Mitchell collection
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Cylindrical metal container

Cylindrical metal container

Anne Girard collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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Wooden container

Wooden container

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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Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Leonie Dickson
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Yakapiri (bark sandals)

Yakapiri (bark sandals)

Canning Stock Route collection
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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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Wooden concave container

Wooden concave container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Container

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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Food bowl woven from plant material

Food bowl woven from plant material

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Lucy Thaiday
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1992
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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Cartoon titled 'Brendan before the fall', by Cathy Wilcox, 2008

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Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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'Minyma Kutjarra' by Pulpurru Davies, 2008

'Minyma Kutjarra' by Pulpurru Davies, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Patjarr, Western Australia, Australia
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Pulpurru Davies
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2008
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Container

Thompson Family collection
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Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Kelp water carrier 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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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Bone tool

Bone tool

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Taap knife

Taap knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Kangaroo-shaped container made from wicker, wood, glass and bamboo

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Terence Lane collection
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1976
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Skein of two ply fibre string that is pigmented

Skein of two ply fibre string that is pigmented

Stan Mitchell collection
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Bifacially flaked stone axe

Bifacially flaked stone axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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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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Political Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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2008
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Deep wooden container, concave and elongated with rounded ends

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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'Kunawarratji' by Nora Wompi, 2007

'Kunawarratji' by Nora Wompi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nora Wompi
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2007
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Tanya Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Tanya Langdon
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Noreena Kadibil
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2008
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Storage system composed of a group of five tobacco tins with lids attached to a length of wood

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E Burke and M Everitt collection
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Sample of Munyuro seeds

Sample of Munyuro seeds

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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Deep, concave wooden container

Deep, concave wooden container

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1993
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Sample of Munyuro seeds

Sample of Munyuro seeds

Stan Mitchell collection
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Katherine River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Norma Giles, 2008

'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Norma Giles, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Norma Giles
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2008
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Cartoon titled 'Beach closed', by Rod Clement, 2008

Cartoon titled 'Beach closed', by Rod Clement, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Mr Rod Clement
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