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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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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 container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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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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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Child's drawing - 'The hot dry sun of summer' by Joyleen, Yalata School, Yalata SA

Child's drawing - 'The hot dry sun of summer' by Joyleen, Ya...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Joyleen
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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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Headdress support

Headdress support

Papuan Official collection
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Headdresses
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Tonnidae Malea Pomum

Tonnidae Malea Pomum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Six pence coin produced in 1943 for the Territory of New Guinea

Six pence coin produced in 1943 for the Territory of New Gui...

TE Hanley collection no. 3
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Sixpences
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1943
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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

Olive Pink collection
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1977
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Waterside Workers Federation of Australia Sydney Branch, In memory of our fallen members at the front

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Waterside Workers Federation of Australia (Sydney Branch) collection
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Commemorative banners
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Waterside Workers Federation of Australia (Sydney Branch)
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1914
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Charles Hart collection
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Map titled 'Maris Pacifici' by Abraham Orteliu, Antwerp, 1595

Map titled 'Maris Pacifici' by Abraham Orteliu, Antwerp, 159...

Maris Pacifici Map collection
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Abraham Ortelius
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1595
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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

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Nail and screw tidy

Nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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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 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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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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Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1978
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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 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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Boomerang

Boomerang

JC Le Souef collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Fasciolariidae Latirus Smaragdulus

Fasciolariidae Latirus Smaragdulus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Wooden container by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Wooden container by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pampirla H. Boxer
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2008
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Bracelet woven from red, green, blue and yellow threads in a triangle pattern on red thread

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Bracelets
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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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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Verna Nichols
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Three pence coin produced in 1935 for the Territory of New Guinea

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TE Hanley collection no. 3
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Threepences
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1935
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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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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Smoking pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1921
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Headdress support

Headdress support

Papuan Official collection
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Headdresses
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Conch shell trumpet

Conch shell trumpet

Papuan Official collection
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Wind instruments
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Netting shuttle

Netting shuttle

Papuan Official collection
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Shuttles
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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One penny coin produced in 1936 for the Territory of New Guinea

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TE Hanley collection no. 3
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Penny coins
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1936
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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Deep, concave shaped wooden container