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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Tanya Langdon

Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree strin...

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Tanya Langdon
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Hazel Merlo collection
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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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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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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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Boomerang, made by Bill Syme, La Perouse, Sydney, 1932

Boomerang, made by Bill Syme, La Perouse, Sydney, 1932

Olive Pink collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bill Syme
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1932
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Metal blade

Metal blade

Olive Pink collection
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Knife blades
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Miss Olive Pink
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Bull kelp, river reed and tee-tree container, made by Ila Purdon

Bull kelp, river reed and tee-tree container, made by Ila Pu...

Tayenebe collection
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Mrs Ila Purdon
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Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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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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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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Pigmented clay smoking pipe moulded into a serpentine form

Pigmented clay smoking pipe moulded into a serpentine form

Olive Pink collection
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Smoking pipes
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1977
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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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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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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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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Wooden container

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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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Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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J Leach
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Rawlinson Ranges, Western Australia, Australia
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Walter B. MacDougall Mr
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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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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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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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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Linoprint card

Linoprint card

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1994
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Shield

Shield

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Wooden container

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Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Kelp water carrier 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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Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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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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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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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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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Janet Mathews collection no. 4
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Percy Mumbler
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1968
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Cylindrical bark container

Cylindrical bark container

Enid Bowden collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1987
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Rock painted with a lizard design

Rock painted with a lizard design

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kutungu (Betty) Munti
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1994
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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

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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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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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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An original Handpainted Pitjantjatjara Work of Art Kaltjiti Craft Fregon

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Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Barbara Baker
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1994
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Container made of bone

Container made of bone

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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