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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nongunyarri No 1
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1974
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Wooden decorated club, paddle shaped

Wooden decorated club, paddle shaped

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Palm spathe food dish

Palm spathe food dish

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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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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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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Burl used to hold ochre

Burl used to hold ochre

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Kuji Rosie Goodjie and Jukuja Nora Tjookootja, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Kuji R. Goodjie
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2007
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Interfet stubbie holder

Interfet stubbie holder

Australian Army History Unit collection
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Club

Club

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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Child's drawing - Joe Cooper he came and he chase buffalo at Paruwu at Melville Island by Richard Casey Fernando, Bathurst Island NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Murrupurtiyanuwu Catholic Primary School, Wurrumiyanga, Bathurst Is...
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Richard C. Fernando
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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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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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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Collage titled 'The City. (John Martins ABC-TV)'

Collage titled 'The City. (John Martins ABC-TV)'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Kieron Keeler
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Storage system composed of a group of five tobacco tins with lids attached to a length of wood

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E Burke and M Everitt collection
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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

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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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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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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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Rachel Quillart collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Rachel Quillart
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Piti

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Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Club

Club

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Broad flattened oval, concave wooden container

Broad flattened oval, concave wooden container

University of Sydney collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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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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Oval wooden dish/container

Oval wooden dish/container

Ron Bell collection
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1985
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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by George Tuckerbox, 2007

'Ngurti' (wooden container) by George Tuckerbox, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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George Tuckerbox
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2007
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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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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ground yellow ochre from Mindilu or Three Ways on Melville Island

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Tiwi Arts Network collection
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Ochre
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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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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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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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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Child's drawing - Garden Point on Melville Island by Jamie Tipiloura age 10yrs, Bathurst Island NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
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Jamie Tipiloura
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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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 container