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Decorated container made from bark

Decorated container made from bark

A Morrison collection no. 1
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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 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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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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Cocktail savoury holder

Cocktail savoury holder

Lois Grosse collection
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Japan
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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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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Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

John Handfield 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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Metal Auger

Metal Auger

Ron Bell collection
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Twist augers
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Sulky step

Sulky step

Ron Bell collection
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Horsedrawn vehicle components
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Daisy Leura Nakamara, 1980

Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Da...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Daisy L. Nakamara
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1980
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Metal Auger

Metal Auger

Ron Bell collection
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Twist augers
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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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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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Metal blade

Metal blade

Ron Bell collection
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Knife blades
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Club

Club

Ron Bell collection
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Record titled CENTURY THEATRE DUBBO

Record titled CENTURY THEATRE DUBBO

Ron Bell collection
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Audio records
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Metal tong

Metal tong

Ron Bell collection
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Tongs
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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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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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Film spool, CENTURY

Film spool, CENTURY

Ron Bell collection
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Ron Bell collection
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Draw knife with wooden handles

Draw knife with wooden handles

Ron Bell collection
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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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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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Metal Auger with wood handle

Metal Auger with wood handle

Ron Bell collection
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Twist augers
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Ceramic glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Thancoupie
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Metal Auger

Metal Auger

Ron Bell collection
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Concave, oval wooden container

Concave, oval wooden container

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 28/07/1975 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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Kanginy
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Metal Gambrel

Metal Gambrel

Ron Bell collection
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Farm equipment
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Film spool

Film spool

Ron Bell collection
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Film spool

Film spool

Ron Bell collection
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Film spool

Film spool

Ron Bell 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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Nola
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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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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

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Film spool

Film spool

Ron Bell collection
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Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Renita Stanley
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2005
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Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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Spanner

Spanner

Ron Bell collection
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Wrenches
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Electric Fence Charger

Electric Fence Charger

Ron Bell collection
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Electrical equipment
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Dr La Mont West collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Record label, CENTURY DUBBO

Record label, CENTURY DUBBO

Ron Bell collection
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Record titled MONARCH EMPIRE THEATRE DUBBO AS REVERSE

Record titled MONARCH EMPIRE THEATRE DUBBO AS REVERSE

Ron Bell collection
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Audio records
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Metal Auger with wood handle

Metal Auger with wood handle

Ron Bell collection
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Twist augers
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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by George Tuckerbox, 2007

'Ngurti' (wooden container) by George Tuckerbox, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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George Tuckerbox
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2007
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Metal Auger

Metal Auger

Ron Bell collection
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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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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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Wooden container 'Snake Dreaming at Tjuntina', painted by Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tommy L. Tjapaltjarri
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1977
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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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Metal Auger

Metal Auger

Ron Bell collection
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Twist augers
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Ron Bell collection
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Knives
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Film spool

Film spool

Ron Bell collection
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

Ron Bell collection
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Hammers
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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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Spanner

Spanner

Ron Bell collection
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Wrenches
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