Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Wooden container

Wooden container

Janet Mathews collection no. 4
Apply Janet Mathews collection no. 4 filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
Apply South Coast, New South Wales, Australia filter
Percy Mumbler
Apply Percy Mumbler filter
1968
Apply 1968 filter
Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of a Hill's-typre rotary clothes hoist

Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of...

Rosemary Huff-Johnston collection
Apply Rosemary Huff-Johnston collection filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
1959
Apply 1959 filter
Terre de Diemen. Paraberi  XI

Terre de Diemen. Paraberi XI

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
Apply The Christensen Fund collection no. 1 filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Paris, France
Apply Paris, France filter
Nicholas Petit
Apply Nicholas Petit filter
1803
Apply 1803 filter
Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Concepta Kantilla
Apply Concepta Kantilla filter
Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
Apply Maruku Arts collection no. 3 filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Topsy Tjulyata
Apply Topsy Tjulyata filter
2003
Apply 2003 filter
Print - A Flood tide - Ship Ahoy!

Print - A Flood tide - Ship Ahoy!

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Thomas McLean
Apply Thomas McLean filter
1834
Apply 1834 filter
Undiscovered #10, from a series of ten prints by Michael Cook, 2010

Undiscovered #10, from a series of ten prints by Michael Coo...

Michael Cook collection
Apply Michael Cook collection filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Mr Michael Cook
Apply Mr Michael Cook filter
2010
Apply 2010 filter
Blue and green monoprint depicting a dugong and sea plants underwater

Blue and green monoprint depicting a dugong and sea plants u...

Lockhart River State School collection
Apply Lockhart River State School collection filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
Apply Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia filter
2002
Apply 2002 filter
Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Bruce Wright collection
Apply Bruce Wright collection filter
Clubs
Apply Clubs filter
Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia filter
Margaret Pinnock
Apply Margaret Pinnock filter
Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Amata, South Australia, Australia
Apply Amata, South Australia, Australia filter
Unknown
Apply Unknown filter
View from the south side of King George's  [i.e. George] Sound

View from the south side of King George's [i.e. George] Sou...

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
Apply The Christensen Fund collection no. 2 filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Western Australia, Australia
Apply Western Australia, Australia filter
William Westall
Apply William Westall filter
1814
Apply 1814 filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
'Silver Cup' printer's proof for flour bag design

'Silver Cup' printer's proof for flour bag design

Flour Export Industry collection no. 1
Apply Flour Export Industry collection no. 1 filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Tyilkilli (a young man of the Parnkallah tribe, Port Lincoln). Mintalta (a man of Coffin's  Bay)

Tyilkilli (a young man of the Parnkallah tribe, Port Lincoln...

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
Apply The Christensen Fund collection no. 1 filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
George French Angas
Apply George French Angas filter
1847
Apply 1847 filter
Painting titled 'West 'McDonald's' Ranges' by Clara Inkamala

Painting titled 'West 'McDonald's' Ranges' by Clara Inkamala

Iltja Ntjarra Many Hands collection
Apply Iltja Ntjarra Many Hands collection filter
Watercolour paintings
Apply Watercolour paintings filter
Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Clara Inkamala
Apply Clara Inkamala filter
Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
Apply Lew Parlette collection no. 2 filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Apply filter
1972
Apply 1972 filter
Trial

Trial

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
Apply The Christensen Fund collection no. 1 filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
John H. Clark
Apply John H. Clark filter
1813
Apply 1813 filter
Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
Apply Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1 filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Amata, South Australia, Australia
Apply Amata, South Australia, Australia filter
Mildred Lyons
Apply Mildred Lyons filter
Print titled 'Yapurnu', by Jarinyanu David Downs, 1988

Print titled 'Yapurnu', by Jarinyanu David Downs, 1988

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Apply Brisbane, Queensland, Australia filter
Jarinyanu D. Downs
Apply Jarinyanu D. Downs filter
1988
Apply 1988 filter
Plate No. 9 in Carter's Floral Illustrations

Plate No. 9 in Carter's Floral Illustrations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
Apply Ursula McConnel collection filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Apply Cairns, Queensland, Australia filter
Apply filter
1927
Apply 1927 filter
Wooden Container

Wooden Container

Stan Mitchell collection
Apply Stan Mitchell collection filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Print titled 'Goanna', by Ron Ceissman

Print titled 'Goanna', by Ron Ceissman

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Ron Ceissman
Apply Mr Ron Ceissman filter
Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
Apply Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1 filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ernabella, South Australia, Australia filter
Ikula
Apply Ikula filter
Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
Apply Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1 filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ernabella, South Australia, Australia filter
Kanginy
Apply Kanginy filter
Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Apply filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
Apply Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1 filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Unknown
Apply Unknown filter
Kangaroo-shaped container made from wicker, wood, glass and bamboo

Kangaroo-shaped container made from wicker, wood, glass and ...

Terence Lane collection
Apply Terence Lane collection filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
1976
Apply 1976 filter
Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
Apply The Christensen Fund collection no. 1 filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
John S. Prout
Apply John S. Prout filter
1844
Apply 1844 filter
Print titled Bone Tail Sting Ray by Zane Saunders, 1990

Print titled Bone Tail Sting Ray by Zane Saunders, 1990

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Apply Cairns, Queensland, Australia filter
Mr Zane Saunders
Apply Mr Zane Saunders filter
1990
Apply 1990 filter
My Relations - Many Generations by Rosella Namok

My Relations - Many Generations by Rosella Namok

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Rosella Namok
Apply Rosella Namok filter
1998
Apply 1998 filter
Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia filter
Apply filter
1985
Apply 1985 filter
Corrobborree [i.e. corroboree] or dance or the natives of New South Wales. New Holland

Corrobborree [i.e. corroboree] or dance or the natives of Ne...

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
Apply The Christensen Fund collection no. 2 filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
New South Wales, Australia
Apply New South Wales, Australia filter
W Preston
Apply W Preston filter
1820
Apply 1820 filter
Garrett and Sons Patent Combined Threshing and Dressing Machine

Garrett and Sons Patent Combined Threshing and Dressing Mach...

Charles Durr collection
Apply Charles Durr collection filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
England
Apply England filter
Richard Garrett & Sons
Apply Richard Garrett & Sons filter
1900
Apply 1900 filter
Cylindrical hollow wooden and pigmented lure

Cylindrical hollow wooden and pigmented lure

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Hunting and gathering tools
Apply Hunting and gathering tools filter
Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
Print of a bridge, wagon, fence, and brick colomn, 1 January 1822

Print of a bridge, wagon, fence, and brick colomn, 1 January...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
1822
Apply 1822 filter
Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
Apply Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia filter
John B. Tipiloura
Apply John B. Tipiloura filter
1976
Apply 1976 filter
Print titled, Opening of First Commonwealth Parliament, by artist Charles Nuttall, 1902

Print titled, Opening of First Commonwealth Parliament, by a...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 4
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 4 filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Charles Nuttall
Apply Charles Nuttall filter
1902
Apply 1902 filter
Nouvelle-Hollande. Cour-rou-bari-gal

Nouvelle-Hollande. Cour-rou-bari-gal

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
Apply The Christensen Fund collection no. 2 filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Western Australia, Australia
Apply Western Australia, Australia filter
Nicholas Petit
Apply Nicholas Petit filter
1803
Apply 1803 filter
Print titled 'Yapurnu', by Jarinyanu David Downs, 1988

Print titled 'Yapurnu', by Jarinyanu David Downs, 1988

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Jarinyanu D. Downs
Apply Jarinyanu D. Downs filter
1988
Apply 1988 filter
Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
Apply Dr Robert Wishart collection filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Apply filter
1964
Apply 1964 filter
Mabung by Kevin Gilbert, reprinted 1990

Mabung by Kevin Gilbert, reprinted 1990

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Mr Kevin Gilbert
Apply Mr Kevin Gilbert filter
1990
Apply 1990 filter
Glass plate negative - His excellency Sir Tom Bridges, Governor of South Australia, planting a tree at Arltunga, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

Glass plate negative - His excellency Sir Tom Bridges, Gover...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Glass plate negatives
Apply Glass plate negatives filter
Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Dr Herbert Basedow
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow filter
1923
Apply 1923 filter
Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tju...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
Apply Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi filter
1978
Apply 1978 filter
Aiguade de L'Astrolabe au port du Roi Georges (Nlle. Hollande) -

Aiguade de L'Astrolabe au port du Roi Georges (Nlle. Holland...

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
Apply The Christensen Fund collection no. 2 filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Western Australia, Australia
Apply Western Australia, Australia filter
Louis A. de Sainson
Apply Louis A. de Sainson filter
1833
Apply 1833 filter
Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Apply filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
Terre de Diemen. Arra-Maida  XII

Terre de Diemen. Arra-Maida XII

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
Apply The Christensen Fund collection no. 1 filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Paris, France
Apply Paris, France filter
Nicholas Petit
Apply Nicholas Petit filter
1803
Apply 1803 filter
Print titled 'Waka Waka', by Ron Hurley, 1990

Print titled 'Waka Waka', by Ron Hurley, 1990

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Apply Brisbane, Queensland, Australia filter
Ron Hurley
Apply Ron Hurley filter
1990
Apply 1990 filter
Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Stan Mitchell collection
Apply Stan Mitchell collection filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Katherine River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Katherine River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Apply filter
1963
Apply 1963 filter
The Dance

The Dance

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
Apply The Christensen Fund collection no. 1 filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
John H. Clark
Apply John H. Clark filter
1813
Apply 1813 filter
Print titled 'Pukumani Poles', by Pamela Tipuamantumirri

Print titled 'Pukumani Poles', by Pamela Tipuamantumirri

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Prints
Apply Prints filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Pamela Tipuamantumirri
Apply Pamela Tipuamantumirri filter
Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter