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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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Woven reed basket

Woven reed basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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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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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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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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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 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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Print titled 'Hammerhead Hunter', by Ken Thaiday Senior

Print titled 'Hammerhead Hunter', by Ken Thaiday Senior

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Kenneth J. Thaiday Sr
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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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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Diary of a boat trip from Melbourne to Japan via Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Cairns, Thursday Island, Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai in 1935

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Lorelle Moore collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Lorelle Moore
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1935
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Metal container, Ernabella SA

Metal container, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1954
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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

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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Print titled Bone Tail Sting Ray by Zane Saunders, 1990

Print titled Bone Tail Sting Ray by Zane Saunders, 1990

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Zane Saunders
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1990
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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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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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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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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Yvonne Kopper collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Yvonne Kopper
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Pair of ornamental pearl shell earrings

Pair of ornamental pearl shell earrings

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Earrings
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Christina Klaus
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1992
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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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Oval woven fibre basket

Oval woven fibre basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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1930
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Container

Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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Bakelite cylindrical container

Bakelite cylindrical container

Fiona Reynolds 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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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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Painting of an echidna

Painting of an echidna

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Colin Wightman
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Ceramic glazed stoneware teapot from Yarrabah Pottery

Ceramic glazed stoneware teapot from Yarrabah Pottery

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Teapots
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Yarrabah, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1981
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Reed basket

Reed basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Stony Creek Falls and Bridge, Cairns Railway QLD No. 77

Stony Creek Falls and Bridge, Cairns Railway QLD No. 77

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Two Conidae Conus Lividus shells

Two Conidae Conus Lividus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Ningoldie Blyth, 2015

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Port Essington collection no. 2
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Cobourg Peninnsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ningoldie Blyth
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2015
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Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1966
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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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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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Firestick

Firestick

Douglas Seaton collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Oval concave wooden container with rounded ends, and pigmented surfaces over longitudinal fluting

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JW Lindo collection
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Cooper Creek, Queensland, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1973
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Painting of an emu and snake with the sun

Painting of an emu and snake with the sun

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Colin Wightman
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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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Kangaroo-shaped container made from wicker, wood, glass and bamboo

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Terence Lane collection
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1976
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Nyapari Homeland, South Australia, Australia
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Tjumpawa
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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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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Container

Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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Mayapu E. Thomas
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2007
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people