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Ceramic glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Thancoupie
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Club

Club

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Decorated container made from bark

Decorated container made from bark

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Ground yellow ochre from Mindilu or Three Ways on Melville Island

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Tiwi Arts Network collection
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Ochre
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tarooweardy wooden mallet

Tarooweardy wooden mallet

Charles Hart collection
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Mallets
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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1928
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Club

Club

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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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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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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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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Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Club

Club

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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Storage system composed of a group of five tobacco tins with lids attached to a length of wood

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E Burke and M Everitt collection
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If You Love Me Love Me Safely by Marrnyula Mununggurr

If You Love Me Love Me Safely by Marrnyula Mununggurr

Marrynyula Mununggurr collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marrnyula Mununggurr
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2000
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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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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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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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Sculpture

Sculpture

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nongunyarri No 1
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1974
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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 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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Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Horne-Bowie collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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1926
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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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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 Herbert Basedow collection
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Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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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

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Njinawanga
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1981
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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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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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Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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Split cane ring-bound arm ornament with human hair string, and decorated with pigment

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Charles Hart collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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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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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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Child's drawing - Garden Point on Melville Island by Jamie Tipiloura age 10yrs, Bathurst Island NT

Child's drawing - Garden Point on Melville Island by Jamie T...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
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Jamie Tipiloura
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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Daisy Leura Nakamara, 1980

Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Da...

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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Club

Club

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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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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Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Bruce Wright collection
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Wooden container made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1910

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Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1915
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden 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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Concave, oval wooden container

Concave, oval wooden container

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 28/07/1975 collection
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Rounded stone hatchet made from an axe head hafted to a pointed wood handle

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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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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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Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Horne-Bowie collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Charles Hart collection
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Oval wooden dish/container

Oval wooden dish/container