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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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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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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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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Plated ferrous metal hub cap bent and beaten into typical container

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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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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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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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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Poster - NAIDOC Week 1988

Poster - NAIDOC Week 1988

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Event posters
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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1988
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Interfet stubbie holder

Interfet stubbie holder

Australian Army History Unit collection
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Nail and screw tidy

Nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Patricia Heath collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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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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Metal tin containing pens, nibs and rubbers

Metal tin containing pens, nibs and rubbers

Hallmark Finance Limited collection
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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The Valley Mill
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Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Two wooden bowls

Two wooden bowls

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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Wira

Wira

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Rachel Quillart collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Rachel Quillart
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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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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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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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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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Bull kelp, river reed and tee-tree container, made by Ila Purdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Mrs Ila Purdon
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Bowl with pokerwork designs by Nola, Ernabella SA

Bowl with pokerwork designs by Nola, Ernabella SA

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, 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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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Palm spathe food dish

Palm spathe food dish

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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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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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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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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Concave, oval wooden container

Concave, oval wooden container

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 28/07/1975 collection
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Bamboo water container

Bamboo water container

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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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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Naidoc Week 1988 poster - Recognise and share the survival of the oldest culture in the world!

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1988
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Wooden container

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Douglas Seaton collection
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Oblong wooden dish with a red-brown colour

Oblong wooden dish with a red-brown colour

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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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

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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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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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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Wooden container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden 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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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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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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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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

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Enid Bowden collection
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Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada Pilakui
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Wooden container

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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