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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Child's drawing Dhalinybuy outstation by Ganyiwuy

Child's drawing Dhalinybuy outstation by Ganyiwuy

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ganyiwuy
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Child's drawing by Naninyga Manunggiritj

Child's drawing by Naninyga Manunggiritj

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Naninyga Mununggiritj
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting two lizards and two snakes, by Marrkavakara

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marrkarakara
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1974
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'Wungapu' bark painting, native species

'Wungapu' bark painting, native species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2013
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'Death and Mortuary Rites' by Mathaman Marika, Yirrkala, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1967
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'Buwakul', bark painting, native plant species

'Buwakul', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2012
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting two possums and black tapered pole with ochre banding, by Mithali

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithali
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1974
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bark painting 'Djeigung the Galbu Snake' by Mithinarri Gurruwiwi, Yirrkala, 1967

Bark painting 'Djeigung the Galbu Snake' by Mithinarri Gurru...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1967
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Painting depicts two human figures with four kangaroos and a serpent

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithili
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Child's drawing - A man hunting for wild honey which this man found a place called Nhulunbuy ... by Alison Wukutjpa, Nhulunbuy NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alison Wukutjpa
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Bark painting depicting the Wawilak Sisters story by Mathaman Marika, Yirrkala, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1965
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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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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Child's drawing - 'its a beach with two [palm trees]' by Janet Djuna

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Janet Djuna
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Dr La Mont West collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Child's drawing by Gary

Child's drawing by Gary

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gary
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'Gutjawutja, Dilminyin and Burrumburr', bark painting, native plant species

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Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2013
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'Darwirr', bark painting, native species

'Darwirr', bark painting, native species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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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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'Buwakul', bark painting, native plant species

'Buwakul', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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 'Wanydjarrpu', bark painting, native plant species

'Wanydjarrpu', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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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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Nola
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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'Opossum Tree  Dreaming', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1968

'Opossum Tree Dreaming', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1968

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1968
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Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting two snakes, by Wuyulwuy

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wuyulwuy Wanambi
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1974
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Child's drawing - Going to our outstation - Wulwulwuy by Malakanya

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Malakunya Mununggurr
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Childbirth Scene, work on paper in the style of a bark painting, Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Woodblock - used for 'Dilminyin' print, 2015

Woodblock - used for 'Dilminyin' print, 2015

Mulkun Wirrpanda woodblock collection
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Printing blocks
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2015
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Child's drawing a camp by Gary Wununthwuy

Child's drawing a camp by Gary Wununthwuy

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gary Wununthwuy
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Bark painting featuring the Australian coat of arms by Narritjin Maymuru, about 1963

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Irene Davidson collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1963
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Narra ceremonies by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1966

Narra ceremonies by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1966

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1966
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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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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Northern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Nyupaya Kaika
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1998
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Child's drawing This is my home-land centre by Henry Mumunggurr

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nhulunbuy, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Henry Mununggurr
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Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada Pilakui
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Child's drawing - Yam plant by Lillian Gananban

Child's drawing - Yam plant by Lillian Gananban

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lillian Banbapuy Ganambarr
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Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1967

Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1967

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1967
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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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'Bulwutja', bark painting, native plant species

'Bulwutja', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2013
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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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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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John B. Tipiloura
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1975
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'Galayarr' on Rakay', bark painting, native plant species

'Galayarr' on Rakay', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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Saltwater  dreaming of the Warramiri People

Saltwater dreaming of the Warramiri People

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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