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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, 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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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Not provided
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1926
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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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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INTERFET - Sudah Waktu Bagi Timor Timur

INTERFET - Sudah Waktu Bagi Timor Timur

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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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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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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Digging stick

Digging stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Digging sticks
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Timor Timur Baru

Timor Timur Baru

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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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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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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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby 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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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Rachel Quillart collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Rachel Quillart
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Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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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 container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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 scabbard for a machette

Wooden scabbard for a machette

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Scabbards
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Boomerang, Lake Tyers area, east Gippsland, Victoria

Boomerang, Lake Tyers area, east Gippsland, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Ripple Creek, Queensland, Australia
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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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Container

Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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Container

Container

Thompson Family collection
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Shell pendant

Shell pendant

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden collection
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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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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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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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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The New East Timor 1999

The New East Timor 1999

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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Timor Timur Baru Edisi 2

Timor Timur Baru Edisi 2

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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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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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Wooden container 'Snake Dreaming at Tjuntina', painted by Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tommy L. Tjapaltjarri
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1977
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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

Springfield - Faithfull Family 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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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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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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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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