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Oblong wooden dish with a red-brown colour

Oblong wooden dish with a red-brown colour

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Mustering on motorbikes

Mustering on motorbikes

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Mount Denison, Northern Territory, Australia
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Allan Martin
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1998
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Black poly-cotton t-shirt screenprinted with 'MUA Here to Stay', 1998

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Maritime Union of Australia collection
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T-shirts
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Webb Dock, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Maritime Union of Australia
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1998
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Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oval wooden dish/container

Oval wooden dish/container

Ron Bell collection
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1985
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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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Rio Tinto can teach us how to climb out of that Hole

Rio Tinto can teach us how to climb out of that Hole

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Cartoon showing an orchestra conductor with a rifle over his shoulder

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Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Carved wooden wombat

Carved wooden wombat

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kamanara
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1950
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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

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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1998
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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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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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Notebook with handmade leather cover

Notebook with handmade leather cover

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Marita Baker
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1994
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Wooden wool depth measure, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

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Colin Davis collection
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Measuring instruments
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Brian Coman collection
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Rabbit traps
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United States of America
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Dr Brian J. Coman
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1983
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An original Handpainted Pitjantjatjara Work of Art Kaltjiti Craft Fregon

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Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Cards
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Barbara Baker
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1994
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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And the Culprit is... Sydney

And the Culprit is... Sydney

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Labor's machine needs oiling

Labor's machine needs oiling

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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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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Loot

Loot

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1998
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Wooden container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden collection
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Untitled drawing

Untitled drawing

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Victory Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aaron Morton
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1998
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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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Oink

Oink

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1998
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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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Nola
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Echoes of the Greiner campaign

Echoes of the Greiner campaign

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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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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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 container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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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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Certificat de letat, Valeur 1000 roubles, Interets 4 1/2%, Banque Fonciere

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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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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Nova Peris's 200m gold medal from the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports medals
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Nova Peris
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1998
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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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Aboriginal Areas Authority unused circular bronze site marker plaque

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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Plaques
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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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

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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Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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None of Your Business

None of Your Business

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1998
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I'm sorry

I'm sorry

Rosie Egyedi collection
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