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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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String cross made from yarn and wood

String cross made from yarn and wood

Kalumburu Community collection
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Dance equipment
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Karadada
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1988
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gabriella Roy collection
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Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Enid Bowden collection
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Necklaces
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Container

Container

Thompson Family collection
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart collection
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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

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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

Patricia Heath collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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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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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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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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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Phonograph used by anthropologist AP Elkin on his first expedition in 1927 to the Kimberley

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Macleay Museum collection
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Phonographs
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United States of America
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Thomas A Edison Inc
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1906
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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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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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Walter Pukutiwara
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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

Douglas Seaton collection
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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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Pearl shell with a variety of Australian flora, fauna and figures including a winged female spirit, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Kimberley Pearl Shell collection
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Pearl shells
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Kelp water carrier 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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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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Boab nut incised with animals and tools

Boab nut incised with animals and tools

Enid Bowden collection
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Nut carvings
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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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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Cylindrical bark container

Cylindrical bark container

Enid Bowden collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1987
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Wooden concave container

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Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Leonie Dickson
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Wooden container

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Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Club

Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Clubs
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Phyllis Kaberry collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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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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1934
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Pearl shell with images of a map of Australia, Australian fauna and an Aboriginal person

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Kimberley Pearl Shell collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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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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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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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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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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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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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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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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Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Crater

Crater

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Sherril Sheehan
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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