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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 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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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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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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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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Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Ningoldie Blyth, 2015

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Port Essington collection no. 2
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Cobourg Peninnsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ningoldie Blyth
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2015
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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Oval concave wooden container with rounded ends, and pigmented surfaces over longitudinal fluting

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JW Lindo collection
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Cooper Creek, Queensland, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Lizard

Lizard

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1994
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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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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Shallow, wooden container

Shallow, wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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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

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Bark container

Bark container

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

Clapstick

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell 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 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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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Pokerwork wires

Pokerwork wires

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1994
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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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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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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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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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Unknown
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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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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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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Oval-shaped iron container

Oval-shaped iron container

Scott Rainbow collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Bamboo water container

Bamboo water container

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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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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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Wooden boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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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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Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Daisy Leura Nakamara, 1980

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Daisy L. Nakamara
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1980
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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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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

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

A straight shaped piece of wood with bark still attached

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Kangaroo-shaped container made from wicker, wood, glass and bamboo

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Terence Lane collection
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1976
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