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Australian Citizenship Quilt and two pieces of black fabric

Australian Citizenship Quilt and two pieces of black fabric

Department of Immigration and Citizenship collection
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Quilts
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2005
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Blood & Stone

Blood & Stone

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2005
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Beazley ALP / Liberal

Beazley ALP / Liberal

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Mr Alan Moir
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2005
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Cocktail savoury holder

Cocktail savoury holder

Lois Grosse collection
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Japan
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actor

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Mr Alan Moir
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2005
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Bull kelp and tea tree container, made by Nayda Smith

Bull kelp and tea tree container, made by Nayda Smith

Tayenebe collection
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Miss Nayda Smith
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Chequered pattern armband 'zugu musur'

Chequered pattern armband 'zugu musur'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Metal tin containing pens, nibs and rubbers

Metal tin containing pens, nibs and rubbers

Hallmark Finance Limited collection
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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The Valley Mill
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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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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Wooden container with pokerwork design

Wooden container with pokerwork design

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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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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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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93% of Australians

93% of Australians

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Mr Alan Moir
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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Queensland, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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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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Painting titled 'West 'McDonald's' Ranges' by Betty Wheeler

Painting titled 'West 'McDonald's' Ranges' by Betty Wheeler

Iltja Ntjarra Many Hands collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Betty Wheeler
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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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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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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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Hermannsburg style painting, titled 'Range Scene', by Edwin Pareroultja

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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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Claude Panka
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden container

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Walter Pukutiwara
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Asymetrical boomerang

Asymetrical boomerang

Bruce Wright collection
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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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Welcome To Iraq

Welcome To Iraq

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2005
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Painted wooden container

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Lightfoot

Lightfoot

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Mr Alan Moir
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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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Painting titled 'Give us our copyrights back' by Reinhold Inkamala

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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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Rienhold Inkamala
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Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Painting titled 'Areyonga Road, near the Mereenie Loop' by Betty Wheeler

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Iltja Ntjarra Many Hands collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Areyonga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Betty Wheeler
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1959 Wolseley 1500 saloon

1959 Wolseley 1500 saloon

Robert W Crompton collection
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Motor cars
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Professor Robert W. Crompton AM
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1959
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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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Raiki wara - untitled batik silk textile by Yilpi Adamson, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Yilpi Adamson
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2005
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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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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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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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Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Painting titled 'West 'McDonald's' Ranges' by Kathleen France

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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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Kathleen France
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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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Wooden concave container

Wooden concave container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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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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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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Container made of bone

Container made of bone

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bamboo water container

Bamboo water container

Papuan Official collection
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