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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 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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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Cylindrical metal container

Cylindrical metal container

Anne Girard collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Bark container

Bark container

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

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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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 boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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Lizard

Lizard

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1994
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Bark container

Bark container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Bunjuck
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1982
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna 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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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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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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Nail and screw tidy

Nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Container for a wedding cake

Container for a wedding cake

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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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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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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Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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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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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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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, Wangkangurru people

Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Njinawanga
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1981
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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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Nola
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

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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1976
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Metal container, Ernabella SA

Metal container, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1954
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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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Wooden oval container

Wooden oval container

Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1992
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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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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte people

Pigmented 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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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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Sculpture - wood - lizard (unfinished)

Sculpture - wood - lizard (unfinished)

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1994
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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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Storage system composed of a group of five tobacco tins with lids attached to a length of wood

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E Burke and M Everitt collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Popalntao
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1965
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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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Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of a Hill's-typre rotary clothes hoist

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Rosemary Huff-Johnston collection
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Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1959
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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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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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1982
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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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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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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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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart 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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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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Container

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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