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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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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 made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Supermix brand food processor, a wedding gift to the Grosses in 1961

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1961
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Bark container

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1973
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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A Boys' and Girls' Life of Christ, 1948 owned by Lois Grosse (nee Ottens)

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Religious books
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1948
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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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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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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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School report for Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) from the Brinkworth Area School

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Lois Grosse collection
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1947
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Deep, concave wooden container

Deep, concave wooden container

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1993
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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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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Container made from a sheet of metal

Container made from a sheet of metal

University of Sydney collection
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1957
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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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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1975
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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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Blue plastic bowl covered in white pigment

Blue plastic bowl covered in white pigment

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 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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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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School report for Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) from the Brinkworth Area School

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Lois Grosse collection
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Brinkworth, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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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

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Toiletry bag from the 1920s

Toiletry bag from the 1920s

Lois Grosse collection
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Toiletry bags
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Brinkworth, South Australia, Australia
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Vera E. Ottens
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Canoe shaped wooden container

Canoe shaped 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 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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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School report for Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) from the Brinkworth Area School

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Lois Grosse collection
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Brinkworth, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1944
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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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Sister Eva Friedenshort.. A Servant of Others, for Christ's Sake given to Lois Grosse (nee Ottens)

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Religious books
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1947
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Nyapari Homeland, South Australia, Australia
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Tjumpawa
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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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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Wooden container

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Enid Bowden collection
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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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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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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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Broad flattened oval, concave wooden container

Broad flattened oval, concave wooden container

University of Sydney collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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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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Terminal Examination Grade 3 school report for Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) from Brinkworth Area School, 1945

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Lois Grosse collection
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Brinkworth, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gabriella Roy 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

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Bible Hero Stories - JESUS. Book One Bethlehem owned by Lois Grosse (nee Ottens)

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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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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Wooden boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Charles Hart collection
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Autograph book used by Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) when a school child.

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Lois Grosse collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1947
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