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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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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 - wood

Container - wood

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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hazel Merlo collection
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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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Untittled, square, batik silk scarf in blue, green and gold colours, by Nyukana Baker

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Scarves
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1990
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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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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Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Rawlinson Ranges, Western Australia, Australia
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Walter B. MacDougall Mr
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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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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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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Charles Hart collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kunmunya Mission (aka Port George IV mission), West Kimberley, West...
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Blue and white terracotta vase made by Nyukana 'Daisy' Baker at Ernabella in 2003

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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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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2005
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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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Wooden container

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Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden container

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Olive Pink collection
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Child's drawing - A legend about the snake by Heather Joseph, Yalata SA

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Heather Joseph
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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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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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Wooden container

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Walka wiru tjuta by Nyukana [Daisy] Baker, 1996

Walka wiru tjuta by Nyukana [Daisy] Baker, 1996

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1996
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Round woven spinifex basket with five discs with pink centres at rim, by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2006
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Papuan Official collection
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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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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Deep concave wooden container

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Patricia Heath collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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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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Bark container

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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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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Bull kelp, river reed and tea tree container made by Kylie Dickson

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Tayenebe collection
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Batik practice piece showing design in progress on fabric, attributed to Nyukana 'Daisy' Baker, 1975

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Yogjakarta, Java, Indonesia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1975
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Wooden boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg 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 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

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Headpad

Headpad

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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1984
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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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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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Glass plate negative - Munjinna Bill, who accompanied the explorer R. F. Maurice on all his expeditions, at Maurice's grave, Yalata station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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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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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

Douglas Seaton collection
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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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Batik wall hanging entitled Nyukana (Daisy Baker)

Batik wall hanging entitled Nyukana (Daisy Baker)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1982
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Hand-painted scarf by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

Hand-painted scarf by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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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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Nola
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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