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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 wooden dish/container

Oval wooden dish/container

Ron Bell collection
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1985
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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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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Stone blade adze fixed to a wooden handle with resin

Stone blade adze fixed to a wooden handle with resin

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Adzes
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Paddy Imalayangu
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1994
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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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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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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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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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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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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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

Stan Mitchell collection
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Four Trochidae Monodonta Labio shells

Four Trochidae Monodonta Labio shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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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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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Kuji Rosie Goodjie and Jukuja Nora Tjookootja, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Kuji R. Goodjie
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2007
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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Paddy Fish (Fisherman), Irimiati
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1965
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Bark painting divided into three panels with horizontal black lines

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Peter Trucker
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1965
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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Bark painting depicting 30 circles, in combinations of black, white, red or yellow

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Polly M. Poinomaju
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1965
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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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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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

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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Bookmark

Bookmark

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Meredith Treacle
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1994
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Wooden container, Arrernte people

Wooden container, Arrernte people

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

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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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 container, Arrernte people

Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Terracotta bowl with glazed sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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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

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Painting depicts fourteen small rectangles between band of pigment rendered across the top and the bottom

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Polly M. Poinomaju
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1965
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Lizard earrings

Lizard earrings

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Earrings
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1994
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Twelve cards and envelopes, black and white sketches of children

Twelve cards and envelopes, black and white sketches of chil...