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Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tju...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1978
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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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Ikula
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Melaleuca bark container

Melaleuca bark container

Helen Reeve collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Hardwood spindle in two parts, with the elliptical spring incised with crosses, and wound with synthetic yarn and hair string

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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Wooden container made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1910

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Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1915
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Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Concave, oval wooden container

Concave, oval wooden container

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 28/07/1975 collection
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Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Kelp water carrier 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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Model paddle

Model paddle

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Janet Mathews collection no. 4
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Percy Mumbler
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1968
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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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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Wooden container, Arrernte people

Wooden container, Arrernte people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Kenny Brown collection
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Mr Kenny Brown
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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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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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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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Model paddle

Model paddle

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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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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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dreaming

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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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'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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Head ornament

Head ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Plated ferrous metal hub cap bent and beaten into typical container

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Bakelite cylindrical container

Bakelite cylindrical container

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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 bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Oblong wooden dish with a red-brown colour

Oblong wooden dish with a red-brown colour

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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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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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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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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Club

Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1931
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Wooden cylindrical clapstick, tapered at both ends, and pigmented

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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Head ornament

Head ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Didjeridus
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Topography

Topography

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Sherril Sheehan
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Douglas Seaton collection
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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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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

Patricia Heath collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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