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Decorated container made from bark

Decorated container made from bark

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Cylindrical bark container

Cylindrical bark container

Enid Bowden collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1987
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Wooden prong that tapers very slightly to a point

Wooden prong that tapers very slightly to a point

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Spearheads
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart collection
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Interfet stubbie holder

Interfet stubbie holder

Australian Army History Unit collection
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Palm spathe food dish

Palm spathe food dish

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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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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Deployment Guide

Deployment Guide

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Instruction books
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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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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Ikula
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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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Restricted - Warning before Firing

Restricted - Warning before Firing

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Instruction leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Bull kelp and tea tree container, made by Nayda Smith

Bull kelp and tea tree container, made by Nayda Smith

Tayenebe collection
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Miss Nayda Smith
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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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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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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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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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INTERFET - Barang-Barang Terlarang

INTERFET - Barang-Barang Terlarang

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Political posters
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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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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INTERFET - Tempo Ne'e Ba oan Timor Lorasae Sira

INTERFET - Tempo Ne'e Ba oan Timor Lorasae Sira

Australian Army History Unit collection
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1999
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Cylindrical metal container

Cylindrical metal container

Anne Girard collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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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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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Queensland, Australia
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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler 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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1891
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Everyone's safety is our concern (aeroplane)

Everyone's safety is our concern (aeroplane)

Australian Army History Unit collection
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East Timor
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1999
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Interfet Helicopters

Interfet Helicopters

Australian Army History Unit collection
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East Timor
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1999
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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Asymetrical boomerang

Asymetrical boomerang

Bruce Wright collection
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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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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International Force East Timor

International Force East Timor

Australian Army History Unit collection
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T-shirts
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Oval wooden dish/container

Oval wooden dish/container

Ron Bell collection
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1985
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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Timor Lorosae Foun

Timor Lorosae Foun

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Newsletters
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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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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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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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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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gabriella Roy collection
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Bakelite cylindrical container

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Fiona Reynolds collection
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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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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Spear

Spear

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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Liu on a ema 100.000

Liu on a ema 100.000

Australian Army History Unit collection
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1999
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