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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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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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Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Bruce Wright collection
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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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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Club

Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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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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Oval-shaped iron container

Oval-shaped iron container

Scott Rainbow collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Motot boat, Lachlan River

Motot boat, Lachlan River

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Painting of kangaroo and dotted spiral

Painting of kangaroo and dotted spiral

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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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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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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Wira

Wira

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

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Semi-circular wooden container

Semi-circular wooden container

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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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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Terracotta bowl with glazed sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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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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Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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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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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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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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Paintings
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Moon rise Ceduna, Cape Thevenard in distance

Moon rise Ceduna, Cape Thevenard in distance

Colledge Family collection
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Metal container, Ernabella SA

Metal container, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1954
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Bark container from Bathurst Island

Bark container from Bathurst Island

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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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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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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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gabriella Roy collection
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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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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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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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Ship docked against a wharf

Ship docked against a wharf

Colledge Family collection
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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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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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

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Canoe shaped wooden container

Canoe shaped 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 container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Child's drawing - Things that my mother used to eat by Tammy Master age 9yrs, Ceduna Area School SA

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Tammy Master
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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