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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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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Yvonne Kopper collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Yvonne Kopper
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Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Renita Stanley
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2005
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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Wooden container made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1910

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Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1915
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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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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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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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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Container

Container

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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Elongated concave wooden container with rounded ends and adze marks on the interior surface

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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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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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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Hazel Merlo 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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Walter Pukutiwara
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Decorated container made from bark

Decorated container made from bark

A Morrison collection no. 1
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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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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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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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Two wooden bowls

Two wooden bowls

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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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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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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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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

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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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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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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Wira

Wira

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Elongated concave wooden container with rounded ends and adze marks on the interior surface

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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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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Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Leonie Dickson
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Food bowl woven from plant material

Food bowl woven from plant material

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Lucy Thaiday
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1992
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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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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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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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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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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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Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bull kelp, river reed and tee-tree container, made by Ila Purdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Mrs Ila Purdon
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Wooden container, Arrernte people

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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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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Wooden container from Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, 1891

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Edmund Milne collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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1891
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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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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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