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Semi-circular wooden container

Semi-circular wooden container

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Nola
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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Shield - made by Claude, George and Malcolm Wilson - Mitchell River, QLD

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Claude Wilson
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1927
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Rainforest shield, Barron River, QLD - collected by Ursula McConnel, 1930s

Rainforest shield, Barron River, QLD - collected by Ursula M...

Ursula McConnel collection
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1930
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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'Rocky Island' by Latoya Butcher

'Rocky Island' by Latoya Butcher

Lockhart River State School collection
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Linocuts
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Latoya Butcher
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2002
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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'Untitled (fish)' by Margo Butcher

'Untitled (fish)' by Margo Butcher

Lockhart River State School collection
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Linocuts
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Margo Butcher
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2002
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Bark container

Bark container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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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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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Firedrill sheath

Firedrill sheath

Dr La Mont West collection
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Firesticks
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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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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'My goldfish' by Solomon Accoom

'My goldfish' by Solomon Accoom

Lockhart River State School collection
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Linocuts
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Solomon Accoom
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2002
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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'Chirit Island' by Orlando Sandy

'Chirit Island' by Orlando Sandy

Lockhart River State School collection
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Linocuts
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Orlando Sandy
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2002
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Container

Container

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Charles Hart collection
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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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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dreaming

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Club

Club

Dr La Mont West collection
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Clubs
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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'Fish ... hey ...' by Haylene Macumboy

'Fish ... hey ...' by Haylene Macumboy

Lockhart River State School collection
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Linocuts
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Haylene Macumboy
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2002
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Container

Container

Thompson Family collection
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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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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'Untitled (sting ray)' by Elly Macumboy

'Untitled (sting ray)' by Elly Macumboy

Lockhart River State School collection
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Linocuts
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Elly Macumboy
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2002
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'The Double Stone' by Orlando Sandy

'The Double Stone' by Orlando Sandy

Lockhart River State School collection
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Linocuts
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Orlando Sandy
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2002
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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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

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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'Snake, Aboriginal flag and dugong 1' by Christopher Johnson

'Snake, Aboriginal flag and dugong 1' by Christopher Johnson

Lockhart River State School collection
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Linocuts
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Christopher Johnson
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2002
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'My dugong' by Garrett Hobson

'My dugong' by Garrett Hobson

Lockhart River State School collection
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Linocuts
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Garrett Hobson
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2002
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Blue abstract monoprint, signed and dated

Blue abstract monoprint, signed and dated "Margo Butcher 200...

Lockhart River State School collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Margo Butcher
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2002
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart collection
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Pigmented, shallow wooden, elongated concave container

Pigmented, shallow wooden, elongated concave container

Yalata Lutheran Mission collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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1970
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kunmunya Mission (aka Port George IV mission), West Kimberley, West...
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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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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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Walter Pukutiwara
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Bark container

Bark container

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