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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Popalntao
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1965
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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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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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Kelp water container by Verna Nichols

Kelp water 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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Length of black embroidery wool wound around blue and gold card that features the text

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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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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Deep wooden container, concave and elongated with rounded ends

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Bruce Wright collection
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Clubs
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Wooden oval container

Wooden oval container

Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1992
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Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Terracotta bowl with 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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2006
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Piggelmee groet en...wordt weer klein

Piggelmee groet en...wordt weer klein

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Childrens books
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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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Metal button with white cloth covering

Metal button with white cloth covering

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Buttons
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Metal crucifix

Metal crucifix

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Crucifixes
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1949
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Programma Kerstavond

Programma Kerstavond

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Umbilical cord binding material

Umbilical cord binding material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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J Leach
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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Photo of a young boy in a school uniform pushing a pram

Photo of a young boy in a school uniform pushing a pram

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1959
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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Silver spoon

Silver spoon

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1949
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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A straight shaped piece of dogwood with bark still attached

A straight shaped piece of dogwood with bark still attached

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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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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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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Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Embroidery pattern

Embroidery pattern

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Patterns
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Baby's white vinyl shoes

Baby's white vinyl shoes

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Baby shoes
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1950
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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

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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Doorkijk...

Doorkijk...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Magazines
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Onsland Hevig Geteisterd Door Zijn Erfvijand

Onsland Hevig Geteisterd Door Zijn Erfvijand

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Newspapers
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Umbilical cord binding material

Umbilical cord binding material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Textile pieces
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Length of black embroidery wool wound around blue and gold card that features the text

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Yarns
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Sjors and Sjimmie on holiday

Sjors and Sjimmie on holiday

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Childrens books
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Red woollen, dome-shaped hat

Red woollen, dome-shaped hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1965
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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Bark container

Bark 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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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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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, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada Pilakui
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AWA brand radio

AWA brand radio

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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