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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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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Hermannsburg style painting, titled 'MacDonnell Ranges', by Claude Panka

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Coulson collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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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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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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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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 by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Wooden container by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pampirla H. Boxer
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2008
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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Long Peter, Parapriti
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1965
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Wooden boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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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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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Kangaroo shoulder bone knife

Kangaroo shoulder bone knife

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Knives
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Not provided
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1985
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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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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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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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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John B. Tipiloura
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1975
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Blue plastic bowl covered in white pigment

Blue plastic bowl covered in white pigment

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 collection
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Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1966
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Cylindrical wooden smoking pipe with a metal bowl, and incised designs

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Smoking pipes
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Painting titled 'West 'McDonald's' Ranges' by Lenie Namatjira

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Iltja Ntjarra Many Hands collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lenie Namatjira
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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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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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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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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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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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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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Glass plate negative - His excellency Sir Tom Bridges, Governor of South Australia, planting a tree at Arltunga, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Terracotta bowl with 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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2006
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Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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J Leach
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Melaleuca bark container

Melaleuca bark container

Helen Reeve collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Hermannsburg style painting titled 'Western MacDonnell Ranges', by Basil Rantji

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Coulson collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Basil Rantji
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1958
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Model wooden canoe carved from one log and with charring visible on the outside

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Jacqui Langdon