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Solarplate print, Pintapinta purunypa, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

Solarplate print, Pintapinta purunypa, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1997
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Blue and green monoprint depicting a dugong and sea plants underwater

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Lockhart River State School collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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2002
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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'Egret' printer's proof for flour bag design

'Egret' printer's proof for flour bag design

Flour Export Industry collection no. 1
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Oval wooden bowl

Oval wooden bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Tyilkilli (a young man of the Parnkallah tribe, Port Lincoln). Mintalta (a man of Coffin's  Bay)

Tyilkilli (a young man of the Parnkallah tribe, Port Lincoln...

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Portraits of the Aboriginal inhabitants

Portraits of the Aboriginal inhabitants

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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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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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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A deserted Indian Village in King George III Sound, New Holland -

A deserted Indian Village in King George III Sound, New Holl...

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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King George Sound, Western Australia, Australia
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J Sykes
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1798
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The Aboriginal inhabitants

The Aboriginal inhabitants

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Print titled 'Ngalyawuldirr', by Jimmy Pike

Print titled 'Ngalyawuldirr', by Jimmy Pike

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Jimmy Pike
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Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Kenny Brown collection
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Mr Kenny Brown
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2013
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An animal of a new species found on the coast of New South Wales

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Eighteenth Century Stubbsian Kangaroo Engravings collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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1773
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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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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Wooden container

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Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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'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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Abstract monoprint with yellow stripes over a dark green background

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Lockhart River State School collection
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Wooden container

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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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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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Vue de la Cote Orientale de l'Ile Schouten

Vue de la Cote Orientale de l'Ile Schouten

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Charles A. Lesueur
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1803
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Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.8

Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.8

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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Thomas Watling
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1804
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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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View from the south side of King George's  [i.e. George] Sound

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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William Westall
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1814
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Exercise book used by Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) when attending Brinkworth Area School

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Lois Grosse collection
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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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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Print - Accidents will happen to the best Appointed Coaches

Print - Accidents will happen to the best Appointed Coaches

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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Untitled serigraph print by Nyukana [Daisy] Baker, 1983

Untitled serigraph print by Nyukana [Daisy] Baker, 1983

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1983
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Framed print titled

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Lois Grosse collection
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1939
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Print titled 'Turtle', by Ron Ceissman

Print titled 'Turtle', by Ron Ceissman

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Ceissman
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Evening purse handmade by Lois Grosse's mother, Vera Ottens.

Evening purse handmade by Lois Grosse's mother, Vera Ottens.

Lois Grosse collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Vera E. Ottens
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Print titled 'Yapurnu', by Jarinyanu David Downs, 1988

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

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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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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Bark container

Bark container

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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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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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Northern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Nyupaya Kaika
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1998
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Portrait of Philip VI of France

Portrait of Philip VI of France

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Kelp water carrier 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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Portrait print of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

Portrait print of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

William Beausang collection
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Mr Syd Miller
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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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Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1966
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View on the upper Mitta Mitta

View on the upper Mitta Mitta

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Eugene von Guerard
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1864
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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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Habitations XV

Habitations XV

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Charles A. Lesueur
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1803
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Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Throwing the spear

Throwing the spear

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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John H. Clark
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1813
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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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Print of leaf design, by Glenis Brown, 1996

Print of leaf design, by Glenis Brown, 1996

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Glenys Brown
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1996
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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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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Pair of ladies black patent leather shoes

Pair of ladies black patent leather shoes

Lois Grosse collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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J Robins (VIC) Pty Ltd
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1965
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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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