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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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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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Bone implement

Bone implement

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bone 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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Necklet seeds

Necklet seeds

Papuan Official collection
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Seeds
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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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Penis cover

Penis cover

Papuan Official collection
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Penis sheaths
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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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Container

Container

Thompson Family collection
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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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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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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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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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Fishing line

Fishing line

Papuan Official collection
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Fishing lines
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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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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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Northern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Nyupaya Kaika
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1998
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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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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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Nola
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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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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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Nail and screw tidy

Nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

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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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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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Armband

Armband

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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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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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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Armband

Armband

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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Headdress

Headdress

Papuan Official collection
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Headdresses
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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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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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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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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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Elongated concave wooden container with rounded ends and adze marks on the interior surface

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Njinawanga
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1981
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Spearthrower from Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory

Spearthrower from Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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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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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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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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Bowl with pokerwork designs by Nola, Ernabella SA

Bowl with pokerwork designs by Nola, Ernabella SA

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Partly finished wooden container

Partly finished wooden container

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Adze haft with socket

Adze haft with socket

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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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

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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