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Print titled 'Yapurnu', by Jarinyanu David Downs, 1988

Print titled 'Yapurnu', by Jarinyanu David Downs, 1988

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jarinyanu D. Downs
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1988
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Silk batik by Nyukana Baker

Silk batik by Nyukana Baker

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Textile panels
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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Print of warriors with shields, by Dennis Nona, 1991

Print of warriors with shields, by Dennis Nona, 1991

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Dennis Nona
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1991
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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Queensland, Australia
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Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Daisy Leura Nakamara, 1980

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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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Plaster bust

Plaster bust

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Alan Heap
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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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Burl used to hold ochre

Burl used to hold ochre

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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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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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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Kanginy
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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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Ngalpuntja
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Swamp Bird

Swamp Bird

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Wood carvings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie Djurritjini
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Carving of a lizard

Carving of a lizard

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Wood carvings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Aboriginal Australia

Aboriginal Australia

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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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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Photographic print of rocky beach, red cliffs, and cloudy sky, Broome, Western Australia, by Peter McKenzie, 1990

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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Print titled 'Pelicans Are Back Home in the Inlet Again', by Ellen Jose, 1989

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1989
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Print of goanna, by Rita Bryant, 1996

Print of goanna, by Rita Bryant, 1996

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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Rita Bryant
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1996
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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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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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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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Glazed stoneware vesssel

Glazed stoneware vesssel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1975
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Photographic print of tent and campsite

Photographic print of tent and campsite

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Unadorned emu egg

Unadorned emu egg

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Emu eggs
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Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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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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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Katherine River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation Poster

Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation Poster

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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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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Ngalpuntja
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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

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Black and brown bowl

Black and brown bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Bark container

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Poster of mothers and babies in abstract design, by Sally Morgan, 'WE HAVE SURVIVED' series, 1988

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sally Morgan
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1988
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'Gunyan White Sand Crab', by Narritjin Maymuru

'Gunyan White Sand Crab', by Narritjin Maymuru

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Bark paintings
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Blue Mud Bay, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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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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Walter Pukutiwara
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Painting titled 'Two Ngalkordow', by Noel Nabegeyol

Painting titled 'Two Ngalkordow', by Noel Nabegeyol

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Noel Nabegeyo
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Wooden carving of a figure

Wooden carving of a figure

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Wood carvings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Crusoe Kuningbal
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Flight of birds, by Thomas, Harold Joseph

Flight of birds, by Thomas, Harold Joseph

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Watercolour paintings
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