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Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Renita Stanley
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2005
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Cartoon titled 'Dues Paid', by Ian R. Sharpe, 2008

Cartoon titled 'Dues Paid', by Ian R. Sharpe, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Wira

Wira

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Oval-shaped iron container

Oval-shaped iron container

Scott Rainbow collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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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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Digging stick

Digging stick

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1925
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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Topography

Topography

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Sherril Sheehan
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Container

Container

Thompson Family 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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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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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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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 made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1910

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Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1915
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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Renette Biljabu
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2008
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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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Ikula
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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 container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Wooden Container

Wooden Container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Decorated bark container

Decorated bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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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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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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Pearl shell pubic cover on hair string belt

Pearl shell pubic cover on hair string belt

Enid Bowden collection
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Personal adornments
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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1987
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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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Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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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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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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Political Cartoons
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Mr Paul Newman
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2008
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Oval wooden bowl

Oval wooden bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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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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'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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Cartoon titled 'A business cycle chasing a recovery', by John Spooner, 2008

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Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Mr John Spooner
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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

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Wooden container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden collection
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Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Oval concave wooden container with rounded ends, and pigmented surfaces over longitudinal fluting

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JW Lindo collection
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Cooper Creek, Queensland, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2008

'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Mulan, Western Australia, Australia
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Veronica Lulu
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2008
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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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Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Fibre basket by Yikartu Bumba, 2008

Fibre basket by Yikartu Bumba, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yikartu Bumba
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2008
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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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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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'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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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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Wooden container

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Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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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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Head ornament

Head ornament

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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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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Cartoon titled 'Wayne Swan cracks the whip', by John Tiedemann, 2008

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Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

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Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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