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

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Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of a Hill's-typre rotary clothes hoist

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Rosemary Huff-Johnston collection
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Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1959
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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Palm spathe food dish

Palm spathe food dish

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Cartoon titled 'Biofuel', by Ian R. Sharpe, 2008

Cartoon titled 'Biofuel', by Ian R. Sharpe, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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2008
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'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Punmu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2008
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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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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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Bark container

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Popalntao
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1965
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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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Cocktail savoury holder

Cocktail savoury holder

Lois Grosse collection
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Japan
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1945
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Cartoon titled 'The Quixote Protocol', by Paul Newman, 2008

Cartoon titled 'The Quixote Protocol', by Paul Newman, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Metal tin containing pens, nibs and rubbers

Metal tin containing pens, nibs and rubbers

Hallmark Finance Limited collection
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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The Valley Mill
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Wooden bowl with pokerwork snake design by Mowitja, Umbakuku SA

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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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Semi-hemispherical hollow wooden container from Orara River area, New South Wales, 1898

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Edmund Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Two children with a toy boat

Two children with a toy boat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia
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2008
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Deep bark container

Deep bark container

Kalumburu Community collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kalumburu Dance Group
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1988
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Burl used to hold ochre

Burl used to hold ochre

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Interfet stubbie holder

Interfet stubbie holder

Australian Army History Unit collection
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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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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Cartoon titled 'Costello Memoirs', by Cathy Wilcox, 2008

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

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1973
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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Queensland, Australia
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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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'Murrdakurlies 2 (Tasmanian Tiger)', Juanella McKenzie, 2008

'Murrdakurlies 2 (Tasmanian Tiger)', 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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Bull kelp, river reed and tee-tree container, made by Ila Purdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Mrs Ila Purdon
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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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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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'Kunkun' by Nora Nangapa, Nora Wompi, Bugai Whylouter, Kumpaya Girgaba, 2008

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nora Nangapa
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2008
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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Concepta Kantilla
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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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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Piti

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Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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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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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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Wooden, concave container

Wooden, concave container

Herbert Keys collection
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Mount Ebenezer, Northern Territory, Australia
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1987
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Container

Container

Thompson Family collection
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Wooden container

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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Shallow, wooden container

Shallow, wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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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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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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Wooden oval container

Wooden oval container

Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1992
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'Tapu Country' by Jukuna Mona Chuguna, 2008

'Tapu Country' by Jukuna Mona Chuguna, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Jukuna M. Chuguna
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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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