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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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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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Bowl with pokerwork designs by Nola, Ernabella SA

Bowl with pokerwork designs by Nola, Ernabella SA

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical 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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Dr La Mont West collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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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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'Minyipuru' by Rita Simpson, Rosie Williams and Dulcie Gibbs, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Rita Simpson
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2007
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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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'Lowulowuku Yinta' by Mulyatingki Marney, 2008

'Lowulowuku Yinta' by Mulyatingki Marney, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kunawarritji, Western Australia, Australia
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Mulyatingki Marney
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2008
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'Warla' by Billy Thomas, 2008

'Warla' by Billy Thomas, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Wangkatjungka, Western Australia, Australia
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Billy Thomas
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2008
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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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Cartoon titled 'Biofuel', by Ian R. Sharpe, 2008

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

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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2008
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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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Pigmented container

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Katherine River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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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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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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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dreaming

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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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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Ceramic bowl

Ceramic bowl

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Parrying shield made by Jack Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1908

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Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1908
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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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Ridley 'Helium' road bike ridden by Cadel Evans during the 2008 Tour de France

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Cadel Evans collection no. 2
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Bicycles
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Belgium
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Ridley Bikes
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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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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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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Container for a wedding cake

Container for a wedding cake

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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'Lake Disappointment' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

'Lake Disappointment' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Parnngurr, Western Australia, Australia
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Yanjimi P. Rowlands
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2008
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'Tika Tika' by Nola Campbell, 2008

'Tika Tika' by Nola Campbell, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Patjarr, Western Australia, Australia
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Nola Campbell
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2008
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'JuntuJuntu: Minyipuru and Kurrkurr' by Nancy Chapman, 2007

'JuntuJuntu: Minyipuru and Kurrkurr' by Nancy Chapman, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Nancy Chapman
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2007
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'Marapinti' by Josephine Nangala, 2008

'Marapinti' by Josephine Nangala, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kiwirrkurra Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Josephine Nangala
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2008
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Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1966
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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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2008
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Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Jimmy Parker
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1912
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Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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'Kumpupirntily Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2008

'Kumpupirntily Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Billy Atkins
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2008
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Decorated container made from bark

Decorated container made from bark

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Melaleuca bark container

Melaleuca bark container

Helen Reeve collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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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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Nola
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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

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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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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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Nyapari Homeland, South Australia, Australia
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Tjumpawa
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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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Mr Paul Newman
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2008
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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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Partly finished wooden container

Partly finished wooden container

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte 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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