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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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Hand made pick

Hand made pick

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Batik tjantings - 3 in a box

Batik tjantings - 3 in a box

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Batik equipment
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1994
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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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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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 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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Boab nut pigmented and incised with geometric design

Boab nut pigmented and incised with geometric design

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Nut carvings
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North-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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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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Carved wooden fish

Carved wooden fish

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Kamanara
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1994
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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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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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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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Kelp container by Verna Nichols

Kelp 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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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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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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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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Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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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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Necklace of various seed pods

Necklace of various seed pods

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Necklaces
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1994
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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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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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Carved stone lizard

Carved stone lizard

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Rock carvings
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Barney Wongin
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1994
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Bark container from Bathurst Island

Bark container from Bathurst Island

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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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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Painting depicts abstract design

Painting depicts abstract design

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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May Forbes
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1994
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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Adze

Adze

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Robert M. Wishart
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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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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Papuan Official collection
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Glazed stoneware vesssel

Glazed stoneware vesssel

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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1975
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Three cards of unfinished brown acrylic painted designs

Three cards of unfinished brown acrylic painted designs

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Karen Kulyuru
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1994
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Tea Tree Well, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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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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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Witchetty grub fridge magnet

Witchetty grub fridge magnet

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1994
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Headpad

Headpad

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Partly finished wooden container

Partly finished wooden container

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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Mayapu E. Thomas
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2007
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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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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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Digging stick

Digging stick