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Handing in a weapon

Handing in a weapon

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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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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Don't shoot at Interfet helicopters or personnel

Don't shoot at Interfet helicopters or personnel

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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Ba Imi nia salvasaun

Ba Imi nia salvasaun

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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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Painted boomerang featuring shaking hands and ship in centre

Painted boomerang featuring shaking hands and ship in centre

Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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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

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Shield carved with figurative scenes on sides and fleur de lei motifs along centre, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Boomerang decorated on anterior with pokerwork emu, bird, kangaroo and two possums, La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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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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Laporkan kegiatan

Laporkan kegiatan

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 leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart collection
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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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Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Rawlinson Ranges, Western Australia, Australia
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Walter B. MacDougall Mr
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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 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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Milisi Saling Berkelahi

Milisi Saling Berkelahi

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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Shield carved on anterior with central tree motif, animals and crest, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Blue plastic bowl covered in white pigment

Blue plastic bowl covered in white pigment

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 collection
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Katherine River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Patricia Heath collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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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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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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INTERFET - Protector, carer, neighbour, Australians in East Timor

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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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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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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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Unadorned, dark timber boomerang, from Queensland

Unadorned, dark timber boomerang, from Queensland

Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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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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Shield with pokerwork boomerang, kangaroo, emu, bird and tree motifs, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Painted boomerang with text and man with spears motif in centre, from Cherbourg

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Deep oval concaved wooden container

Deep oval concaved wooden container

Professor H Davies collection
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1957
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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kunmunya Mission (aka Port George IV mission), West Kimberley, West...
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Boomerang decorated with pokerwork kangaroo and two figures holding boomerangs, made by Bill Onus

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Bill Onus
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Carved walking stick with fist-shaped handle and snake carved around shaft

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Walking-sticks
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Queensland, Australia
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Incised boomerang featuring female figure and kangaroo in centre of anterior, from Cherbourg

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Incised boomerang with central motif of man with horse on anterior, from Cherbourg

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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Concave, oval wooden container

Concave, oval wooden container

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 28/07/1975 collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Concepta Kantilla
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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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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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