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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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Grade 2 exercise book used by Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) when attending Brinkworth Area School

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Lois Grosse collection
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Exercise books
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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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Pair of ladies black leather high heeled shoes

Pair of ladies black leather high heeled shoes

Lois Grosse collection
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1965
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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Children's drawing stick

Children's drawing stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Toiletry bag from the 1920s

Toiletry bag from the 1920s

Lois Grosse collection
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Brinkworth, South Australia, Australia
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Vera E. Ottens
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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Container made of bone

Container made of bone

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Mary's Babe given to Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) 1942

Mary's Babe given to Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) 1942

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1942
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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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Digging stick

Digging stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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1926
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Container

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Thompson Family collection
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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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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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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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Boomerang, Victoria

Boomerang, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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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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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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1926
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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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Shield

Shield

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Toy boomerang

Toy boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Boomerang, Lake Tyers area, east Gippsland, Victoria

Boomerang, Lake Tyers area, east Gippsland, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1926
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Crater

Crater

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Sherril Sheehan
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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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Adze, Mungeranie, South Australia

Adze, Mungeranie, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Boomerang, Mungeranie, South Australia

Boomerang, Mungeranie, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Jubilee booklet to commemorate fifty years in the life of the Commonwealth of Australia presented to Lois Grosse (nee Ottens), 1951

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Lois Grosse collection
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1951
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Container

Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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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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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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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Kuji Rosie Goodjie and Jukuja Nora Tjookootja, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Kuji R. Goodjie
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2007
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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Ceramic bowl

Ceramic bowl

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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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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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Not provided
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1926
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Club, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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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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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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