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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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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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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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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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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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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Bull kelp, river reed and tee-tree container, made by Ila Purdon

Bull kelp, river reed and tee-tree container, made by Ila Pu...

Tayenebe collection
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Mrs Ila Purdon
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Print of two boomerangs over three rods, by Mandy Queama, 1996

Print of two boomerangs over three rods, by Mandy Queama, 19...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Mandy Queama
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1996
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Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Taap knife

Taap knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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1891
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Edwin Peel
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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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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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The supply boat Ceduna

The supply boat Ceduna

Colledge Family collection
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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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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Stone hatchet head, bifacially edge-ground, and hafted in bent wood handle

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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Bakelite cylindrical container

Bakelite cylindrical container

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Container

Container

Thompson Family collection
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Skein of two ply fibre string that is pigmented

Skein of two ply fibre string that is pigmented

Stan Mitchell collection
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String
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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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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Oval-shaped iron container

Oval-shaped iron container

Scott Rainbow collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Wooden spearthrower

Wooden spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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Stanley R. Mitchell
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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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Paintings
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Hafted stone hatchet

Hafted stone hatchet

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kunmunya Mission (aka Port George IV mission), West Kimberley, West...
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearheads
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1963
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Hafted hatchet stone

Hafted hatchet stone

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Queensland, Australia
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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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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Prints
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Veronica Neuchurch
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Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

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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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Walter Pukutiwara
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills, by Verna Nichols

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Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Milton Dunnet
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Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Renita Stanley
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2005
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Sample of honey ants

Sample of honey ants

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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Adze

Adze

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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