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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills, by Verna Nichols

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Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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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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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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Areyonga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Betty Wheeler
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Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Leonie Dickson
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Oblong wooden dish with a red-brown colour

Oblong wooden dish with a red-brown colour

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Watercolour painting of Kingston, Canberra, 1930

Watercolour painting of Kingston, Canberra, 1930

Muriel Kelly collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Beth Klinge
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1930
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Painting by Lenie Namatjira titled 'Early days in Hermannsburg'

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Ngurratjuta Many Hands collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Rubuntja
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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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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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Kanginy
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Painting depicts landscape with white eucalypts in foreground

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Watercolour paintings
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Benjamin Landara
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1976
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Watercolour painting of landscape, by Herbert Raberaba, 1972

Watercolour painting of landscape, by Herbert Raberaba, 1972

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Herbert Raberaba
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1967
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Child's painting by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's painting by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Watercolour paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Wooden bowl with pokerwork snake design by Mowitja, Umbakuku SA

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Untitled painting of a landscape with white eucalypt in foreground, by Wendy Feifar-Nannup, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Wendy Feifar-Nannup
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1976
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Watercolour painting titled 'The Boundary Fence'

Watercolour painting titled 'The Boundary Fence'

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Container

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Thompson Family collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Painting by Lindsay Imbarndarinja

Painting by Lindsay Imbarndarinja

Cheryl Pryor collection
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Lindsay Imbarndarinja
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Painting by Edwin Pareroultja

Painting by Edwin Pareroultja

Cheryl Pryor collection
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Edwin Pareroultja
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Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1952
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Painting depicts landscape with white eucalypts in foreground

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kenneth Entata
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1976
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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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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart collection
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Bone implement

Bone implement

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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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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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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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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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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Kanginy
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ernabella Walka early water colour design

Ernabella Walka early water colour design

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Watercolour paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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1972
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Painting by Maurice Namatjira

Painting by Maurice Namatjira

Cheryl Pryor collection
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Maurice Namatjira
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Painting titled 'West 'McDonald's' Ranges by Vanessa 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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Vanessa Inkamala
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Container for a wedding cake

Container for a wedding cake

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Crater

Crater

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Sherril Sheehan
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Painting by Walter Ebatarinja

Painting by Walter Ebatarinja

Cheryl Pryor collection
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Walter Ebatarinja
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Watercolour painting of waterhole landscape, by S. Bunbaijun

Watercolour painting of waterhole landscape, by S. Bunbaijun

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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S Bunbaijun
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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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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Container

Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Oval wooden bowl

Oval wooden bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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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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Kanginy
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Hermannsburg style painting, titled 'James Range', by Herbert Raberaba

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Coulson collection
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Watercolour paintings
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James Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Herbert Raberaba
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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Ikula
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Child's painting by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's painting by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Watercolour paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Ceramic bowl

Ceramic bowl

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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Deep wooden container, concave and elongated with rounded ends

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Painting attributed to Edwin Pareroultja

Painting attributed to Edwin Pareroultja

Cheryl Pryor collection
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Edwin Pareroultja
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