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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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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

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills, by Verna Nichols

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Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, 1895

Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, 1895

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1895
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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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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Northern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Nyupaya Kaika
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1998
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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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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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Nail and screw tidy

Nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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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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Carved wooden bilby

Carved wooden bilby

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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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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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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Fairy girl; The crippled boy of Thaa'puunt

Fairy girl; The crippled boy of Thaa'puunt

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Jackson Woolla
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1962
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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Jacqui Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Jacqui Langdon
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gabriella Roy collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Ursula McConnel collection
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Yarrabah, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Albert Underwood
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1927
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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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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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Ngalpuntja
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Deep bark container

Deep bark container

Kalumburu Community collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kalumburu Dance Group
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1988
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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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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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Ursula McConnel collection
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Necklaces
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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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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Blue plastic bowl covered in white pigment

Blue plastic bowl covered in white pigment

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 collection
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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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 container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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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

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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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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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Deep oval concaved wooden container

Deep oval concaved wooden container

Professor H Davies collection
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1957
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Terracotta bowl with sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005