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Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Charles Hart 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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Nola
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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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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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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Traditional life

Traditional life

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Bretton Queamer
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Cylindrical wooden tapstick tapering to a blunt point at each end and burnished overall

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Yalata Lutheran Mission collection
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Clapsticks
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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1970
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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Wira

Wira

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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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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Bull kelp, river reed and tea tree container made by Kylie Dickson

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Kylie Dickson
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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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Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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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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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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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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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 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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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of a Hill's-typre rotary clothes hoist

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Rosemary Huff-Johnston collection
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Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1959
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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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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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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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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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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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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dreaming

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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

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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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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Deep oval concaved wooden container

Deep oval concaved wooden container

Professor H Davies collection
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1957
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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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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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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Container

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Roslyn Charr
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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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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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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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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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Semi-hemispherical hollow wooden container from Orara River area, New South Wales, 1898

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Edmund Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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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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Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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