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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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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Jacqui Langdon

Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree strin...

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Jacqui Langdon
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Popalntao
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1965
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Shield, Broome, Western Australia

Shield, Broome, Western Australia

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Deep bark container

Deep bark container

Kalumburu Community collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kalumburu Dance Group
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1988
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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 container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden collection
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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Print titled 'Ngalyawuldirr', by Jimmy Pike

Print titled 'Ngalyawuldirr', by Jimmy Pike

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Jimmy Pike
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Drawing depicting vegetation with running bird, by Butcher Joe Nangan, about 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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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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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1917
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Bark container

Bark container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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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 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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, 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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Unknown
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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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Black and brown bowl

Black and brown bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Four Turbinidae Astraea Rotularia shells

Four Turbinidae Astraea Rotularia shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Two Conidae Conus Victoriae

Two Conidae Conus Victoriae

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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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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Nola
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Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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1923 5CV 'Type C' torpedo' Citroen motor car, driven around Australia by Nevill Westwood in 1925

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Ron Westwood collection
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Citroen
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1923
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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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

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Photographic print of beach, red cliffs and blue sky, Broome, Western Australia, by Peter McKenzie, 1990

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographic prints
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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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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Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Rawlinson Ranges, Western Australia, Australia
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Walter B. MacDougall Mr
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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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Reproduction photograph titled 'Gantheaume Point star trail', by Ernie Polley, 1994

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photomontages
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Ernie Polley
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Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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J Leach
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Necklaces
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Nail and screw tidy

Nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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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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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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Bull kelp and tea tree container, made by Nayda Smith

Bull kelp and tea tree container, made by Nayda Smith

Tayenebe collection
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Miss Nayda Smith
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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Charles Hart collection
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Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Aborigines captured for station work. Women for sex.

Aborigines captured for station work. Women for sex.

Paddy Djagween collection
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Bark paintings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Paddy Djagween
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1955
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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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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Concepta Kantilla
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