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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Decorated bark container

Decorated bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Deep oval concaved wooden container

Deep oval concaved wooden container

Professor H Davies collection
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1957
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Cocktail savoury holder

Cocktail savoury holder

Lois Grosse collection
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Japan
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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Container

Container

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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Wooden Container

Wooden Container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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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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Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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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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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Wooden container

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Olive Pink collection
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1977
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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Container made from a sheet of metal

Container made from a sheet of metal

University of Sydney collection
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1957
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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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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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gabriella Roy collection
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Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Wooden bowl with burnt engraved 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

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Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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Wooden boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden container

Wooden 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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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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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'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

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Terracotta bowl with sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2006
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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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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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Oval wooden bowl

Oval wooden bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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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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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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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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Ngalpuntja
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Kelp container by Verna Nichols

Kelp container 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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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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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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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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Kanginy
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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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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