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Bull kelp, river reed and tea tree container made by Kylie Dickson

Bull kelp, river reed and tea tree container made by Kylie D...

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Kylie Dickson
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Artist's palette

Artist's palette

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Wooden oval container

Wooden oval container

Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1992
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Metal button with white cloth covering

Metal button with white cloth covering

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Buttons
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Mother-of-pearl button

Mother-of-pearl button

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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The Good Neighbour

The Good Neighbour

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Newspapers
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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 - Yvonne Kopper collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Yvonne Kopper
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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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Zwitsal Baby - Zalf baby ointment

Zwitsal Baby - Zalf baby ointment

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Ointments
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1949
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Ceremonial Parade ... Royal Visit

Ceremonial Parade ... Royal Visit

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Patricia Heath collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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baby's galvanised iron tub

baby's galvanised iron tub

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Baby baths
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1949
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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Mother-of-pearl button

Mother-of-pearl button

Petronella Wensing 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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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Mervyn Meggitt 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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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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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Deep oval concaved wooden container

Deep oval concaved wooden container

Professor H Davies 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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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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Katholieke Illustratie

Katholieke Illustratie

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Magazines
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1953
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Dress pattern

Dress pattern

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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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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Painting titled 'West 'McDonald's' Ranges by Rosabelle 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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Rosabelle Namatjira
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Cylindrical hollow wooden and pigmented lure

Cylindrical hollow wooden and pigmented lure

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hunting and gathering tools
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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White cotton nappy

White cotton nappy

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Vroom & Dressman embroidery wool

Vroom & Dressman embroidery wool

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Embroidery threads
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Metal button with white cloth covering

Metal button with white cloth covering

Petronella Wensing 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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Nyapari Homeland, South Australia, Australia
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Tjumpawa
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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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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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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1925
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Souvenir badge in commemoration of the abdication of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands in 1948

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Holland
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Petronella Wensing
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1948
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Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Envelope addressed to Petronella Wensing

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Haarlem, Holland
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Petronella Wensing
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1962
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Patterns
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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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Kitchen utensils and a black enamel utensil holder

Kitchen utensils and a black enamel utensil holder

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Kitchen equipment
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1948
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