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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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Downer's Dilemma

Downer's Dilemma

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1997
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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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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

Douglas Seaton collection
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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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Wooden bowl with pokerwork snake design by Mowitja, Umbakuku SA

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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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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Laporkan kegiatan

Laporkan kegiatan

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Line in the Sand'.

Cartoon titled 'Line in the Sand'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Vincent 'Vince' O'Farrell
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2001
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Everyone's safety is our concern (helicopter)

Everyone's safety is our concern (helicopter)

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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UNTAET Peace Keeping Force

UNTAET Peace Keeping Force

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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Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Leonie Dickson
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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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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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Decorated container made from bark

Decorated container made from bark

A Morrison collection no. 1
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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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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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Doormat

Doormat

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1996
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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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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Oval wooden bowl

Oval wooden bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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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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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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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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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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Surfing Australia

Surfing Australia

Australian National Travel Association collection
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Posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian National Travel Association
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1930
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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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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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Piti, or wooden bowl

Piti, or wooden bowl

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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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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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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Container

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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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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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 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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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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Motor Fishing Vessel Hong Hai, which transported 38 Vietnamese refugees to Australia in 1978

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Tran Thi Nga collection
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Fishing boats
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An-Hoa, Kien Gaing, Vietnam
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Captain Van S. Truong
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1969
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Coming in to Interfet

Coming in to Interfet

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart 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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Machete

Machete

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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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Elongated concave wooden container with rounded ends and adze marks on the interior surface

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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String cross made from yarn and wood

String cross made from yarn and wood

Kalumburu Community collection
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Dance equipment
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Karadada
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1988
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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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Oval wooden dish/container

Oval wooden dish/container

Ron Bell collection
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