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
Child's drawing - Legend of the Cocokotoo Woman by Marie Lynette Purutatamerri age 9yrs, Bathurst Island NT

Child's drawing - Legend of the Cocokotoo Woman by Marie Lyn...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
Apply Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri... filter
Marie L. Purutatamerri
Apply Marie L. Purutatamerri filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Laurie Percy
Apply Laurie Percy filter
Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
Apply Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia filter
Unknown
Apply Unknown filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Dominica Katjirr
Apply Dominica Katjirr filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
Apply Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus... filter
Samuel Nayinggul
Apply Samuel Nayinggul filter
Child's drawing of a gulka by Rilirrkminy

Child's drawing of a gulka by Rilirrkminy

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Yilirrkmink
Apply Yilirrkmink filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Sheryl Pamulkan
Apply Sheryl Pamulkan filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Mark O'Brien
Apply Mark O'Brien filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Weston Koomeeta
Apply Weston Koomeeta filter
Child's drawing - A hunter, kangaroo with joey in landscape with rivera  Luke Ringingyarri

Child's drawing - A hunter, kangaroo with joey in landscape ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Luke Ringingyarri
Apply Luke Ringingyarri filter
Child's drawing by unknown artist

Child's drawing by unknown artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Child's drawing - Wilbur Chaseling landing at Yirrkala, 1935 by Catherine

Child's drawing - Wilbur Chaseling landing at Yirrkala, 1935...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
Apply Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au... filter
Catherine
Apply Catherine filter
1935
Apply 1935 filter
Child's drawing - British soldier holding the gun at Fort Dundas by Clement Portaminni, Bathurst Island NT

Child's drawing - British soldier holding the gun at Fort Du...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Clement Portaminni
Apply Clement Portaminni filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
Apply Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia filter
Timmy Betts
Apply Timmy Betts filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Elfreda Comprabar
Apply Elfreda Comprabar filter
Two fish

Two fish

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
Apply Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus... filter
Anchor Barbbur Wurrkidj
Apply Anchor Barbbur Wurrkidj filter
1974
Apply 1974 filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Stanley Gallacher
Apply Stanley Gallacher filter
Child's drawing When first Mr Chaseling came to Yirrkala in 1935 by Belinda Ngarrawu

Child's drawing When first Mr Chaseling came to Yirrkala in ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
Apply Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au... filter
Belinda Ngarrawu
Apply Belinda Ngarrawu filter
1935
Apply 1935 filter
Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Child's drawing by Billy Gangan

Child's drawing by Billy Gangan

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Billy Gangan
Apply Billy Gangan filter
Untitled child's drawing by Darryl, Cooktown

Untitled child's drawing by Darryl, Cooktown

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
Apply Cooktown, Queensland, Australia filter
Darryl
Apply Darryl filter
Child's drawing - Sgraffito of a water buffalo by James

Child's drawing - Sgraffito of a water buffalo by James

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
James
Apply James filter
Child's drawing by Fiona Daly titled

Child's drawing by Fiona Daly titled "Yagin [sic, Yagan] get...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Fiona Daly
Apply Fiona Daly filter
Fish and plants of the Great Barrier Reef

Fish and plants of the Great Barrier Reef

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
Apply Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia filter
Irene Lama-Lama Taylor
Apply Irene Lama-Lama Taylor filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Anna M. Tipiloura
Apply Anna M. Tipiloura filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Annie Saward
Apply Annie Saward filter
Child's drawing - 'The War' by Frankie, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

Child's drawing - 'The War' by Frankie, Yirara College, Alic...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Frankie
Apply Frankie filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Apply Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia filter
Selina Wolmby
Apply Selina Wolmby filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
Apply Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia filter
Johnny Weetra
Apply Johnny Weetra filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Apply Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia filter
Lurline Koowarta
Apply Lurline Koowarta filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Marie B. Timaepatui
Apply Marie B. Timaepatui filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Joanna
Apply Joanna filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia filter
Wally
Apply Wally filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Terry . Pascoe
Apply Terry . Pascoe filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Gregory
Apply Gregory filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Caroona, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Caroona, New South Wales, Australia filter
Dallas Taylor
Apply Dallas Taylor filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia filter
Jill
Apply Jill filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Marrukpirri
Apply Marrukpirri filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
Apply Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia filter
Catherine Bilney
Apply Catherine Bilney filter
Child's drawing - 'Boats' by Linda Clyne, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

Child's drawing - 'Boats' by Linda Clyne, Yirara College, Al...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yirara College, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
Apply Yirara College, Alice Springs, NT, Australia filter
Linda Clyne
Apply Linda Clyne filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Gregory Warringbal
Apply Gregory Warringbal filter
Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Dick Roughsey OBE
Apply Dick Roughsey OBE filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Child's drawing of a landscape with water

Child's drawing of a landscape with water

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Ranyburr Wanambi
Apply Ranyburr Wanambi filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Tabulam, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Tabulam, New South Wales, Australia filter
D Collins
Apply D Collins filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Apply Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia filter
Elizabeth Trindle
Apply Elizabeth Trindle filter
Child's drawing - This is Rocky Island off shore from Mornington Island by Craig Sandy

Child's drawing - This is Rocky Island off shore from Mornin...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
Apply Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia filter
Craig Sandy
Apply Craig Sandy filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Apply Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia filter
Fergus
Apply Fergus filter
Glass bead necklace

Glass bead necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Necklaces
Apply Necklaces filter
Drawing by an unknown Yolngu child on the theme of  'How Aborigines Got Their Food Long Time Ago'

Drawing by an unknown Yolngu child on the theme of 'How Abo...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
Apply Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au... filter
Unknown Artist
Apply Unknown Artist filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Jorna Raymond
Apply Jorna Raymond filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Purumpuruma
Apply Purumpuruma filter
Ngurrudu, the Emu

Ngurrudu, the Emu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
Apply Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus... filter
Anchor Barbbur Wurrkidj
Apply Anchor Barbbur Wurrkidj filter
Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting three fish in x-ray style and a figure, 1974

Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting three fish i...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
Apply Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus... filter
Bardayal Nadjamerrek
Apply Bardayal Nadjamerrek filter
1974
Apply 1974 filter
Untitled illustration for pages 12-13 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Untitled illustration for pages 12-13 of 'The Rainbow Serpen...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Dick Roughsey OBE
Apply Dick Roughsey OBE filter
Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Clubs
Apply Clubs filter
Child's drawing - Going to our outstation - Wulwulwuy by Malakanya

Child's drawing - Going to our outstation - Wulwulwuy by Mal...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Malakunya Mununggurr
Apply Malakunya Mununggurr filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Gurrumin
Apply Gurrumin filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Kerri-Ann Kerinaiua
Apply Kerri-Ann Kerinaiua filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Stanley Chatfield
Apply Stanley Chatfield filter
Load more objects