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Malawidiwidi (Dua moiety - albatross)

Malawidiwidi (Dua moiety - albatross)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wayne Ashley
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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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Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Kelp water carrier 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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Wooden boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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Hobbles Damian
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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1977
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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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Glazed stoneware vesssel

Glazed stoneware vesssel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1975
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills, by Verna Nichols

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Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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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 container

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Melaleuca bark container

Melaleuca bark container

Helen Reeve collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Wooden container with pokerwork design

Wooden container with pokerwork design

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Cocktail savoury holder

Cocktail savoury holder

Lois Grosse collection
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Container

Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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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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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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Pigmented, shallow wooden, elongated concave container

Pigmented, shallow wooden, elongated concave container

Yalata Lutheran Mission collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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1970
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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 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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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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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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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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Ceramic bowl

Ceramic bowl

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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1972
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Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Partly finished wooden container

Partly finished wooden container

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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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 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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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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Bakelite cylindrical container

Bakelite cylindrical container

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Fighting stick with a rounded handle

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

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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A straight shaped piece of needle wood which has bark attached on one side

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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Wooden, concave container

Wooden, concave container

Herbert Keys collection
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Mount Ebenezer, Northern Territory, Australia
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1987
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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Container

Container

Thompson Family collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Douglas Seaton collection
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Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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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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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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An almost straight shaped piece of beefwood with bark still attached

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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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Oval wooden dish/container

Oval wooden dish/container

Ron Bell collection
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1985
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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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