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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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Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte people

Pigmented 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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Bunjuck
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1982
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Edwin Peel
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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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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Print titled 'Kurlama and Jirlamara', by Maria Josette Orsto, 1994

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Maria J. Orsto
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1994
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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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Kelp water container by Verna Nichols

Kelp water 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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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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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Tammy Mastrosavas
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart collection
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Container

Container

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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, 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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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Gae Mastrosavas
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Kieron Keeler
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Bamboo water container

Bamboo water container

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Painting of emu between six leaves

Painting of emu between six leaves

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Print of four fish crossing each other, by Betty Sandimar, 1996

Print of four fish crossing each other, by Betty Sandimar, 1...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Betty Sandimar
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1996
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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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Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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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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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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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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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 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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Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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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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Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

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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1976
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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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Painting of lizard amongst dotted lines and spirals

Painting of lizard amongst dotted lines and spirals

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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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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Wira

Wira

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

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

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Jacqui Langdon
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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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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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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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Cylindrical metal container

Cylindrical metal container

Anne Girard collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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Print of flower pattern, by Veronica Newchurch, 1996

Print of flower pattern, by Veronica Newchurch, 1996

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Veronica Neuchurch
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Milton Dunnet
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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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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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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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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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Print of a plant, by Betty Sandimar, 1996

Print of a plant, by Betty Sandimar, 1996

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Betty Sandimar
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