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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Brian Howard
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Child's drawing - The bat cutting his nose by Dorothy Nurra age 13, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dorothy Nurra
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Castle of Rheinstein

Castle of Rheinstein

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Set of seven watercolour paintings of fauna, by Diana Boyer

Set of seven watercolour paintings of fauna, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Martina Parry
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Untitled

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 -  depicts five sharks

Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 - depicts five sharks

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Madi
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1964
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The Malaparra Possum Story by Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri

The Malaparra Possum Story by Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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Gouche and pen painting titled 'Sea Creatures'

Gouche and pen painting titled 'Sea Creatures'

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Mount Ernest (Nagir/Naghir) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Aust...
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Christina 'Chrissy' L. Nakata
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1992
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'Bobbara enclosed' by Diana Boyer

'Bobbara enclosed' by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dorothy Nurra
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Painting depicting ground designs used in Tingari ceremonies

Painting depicting ground designs used in Tingari ceremonies

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pini Tjapaltjarri
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1981
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Origin of Murray Darling II by Vincent Serico

Origin of Murray Darling II by Vincent Serico

Vincent Serico collection
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Vincent Serico
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1992
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Monty Banjo
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Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from the story 'The Legend of the Birds' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 61

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Gentian
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1974
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sister Bernadette
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'Witji Rock Holes' by Jane Gimme, 2007

'Witji Rock Holes' by Jane Gimme, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Jane Gimme
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2007
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Untitled

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Courting with a Nosepeg', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1974

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1974
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Painting with central band and infill of concentric circles and opposing arcs

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Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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'Possum Men of Yirtjurunya', painted by Anatjarri Tjakamarra

'Possum Men of Yirtjurunya', painted by Anatjarri Tjakamarra

Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Patricia Nganmolen
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Child's drawing - The whistle ducks fanning the rainbow by Martina Parry age 16, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Martina Parry
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'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Mulyatingki Marney, 2007

'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Mulyatingki Marney, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Mulyatingki Marney
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2007
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dorothy Nurra
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dorothy Nurra
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fidelis Madarvi
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Laurie Percy
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Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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Untitled by Miriam Napanangka, 2007

Untitled by Miriam Napanangka, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kujuwarri, Western Australia, Australia
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Miriam Napanangka
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2007
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'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Norma Giles, 2008

'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Norma Giles, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Norma Giles
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2008
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'Dreaming at Watunuma' by Uta UtaTjangala, 1975

'Dreaming at Watunuma' by Uta UtaTjangala, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1975
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'Bush Tucker' by Ngilpirr Spider Snell, 2007

'Bush Tucker' by Ngilpirr Spider Snell, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Ngilpirr S. Snell
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2007
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Felicity Jimarin
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maureen Maloney
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'My Country' by Georgina Brown, 2007

'My Country' by Georgina Brown, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Georgina Brown
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2007
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Warakurna to Warnan Health Walk by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna to Warnan Health Walk by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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'Time Change'

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Diana Boyer collection
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Nyurpaya painting

Nyurpaya painting

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Nyurpaya
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Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Karadada
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clare Aghala
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Painting depicts a large central concentric circle with six smaller ones

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Doreen Derrity
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'Time Change'

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Willy wagtails try to warn parents that Quinkin are after their children.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from the story 'The Legend of the Birds' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 58

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Gentian
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1974
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dorothy Nurra
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'St John and his wort on Bobbara' by Diana Boyer

'St John and his wort on Bobbara' by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Kaningarra' by Manmarr Daisy Andrews, 2007

'Kaningarra' by Manmarr Daisy Andrews, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Manmarr D. Andrews
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2007
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Risk Management Track, by Joolama, Paddy Gwambany Carlton

Risk Management Track, by Joolama, Paddy Gwambany Carlton

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Kununurra, Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Paddy G. Joolama
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1999
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Child's drawing - 'The Light Coming From Behind The Hills' by Cecilia Martin age 15, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin and Jane Gimme, 2007

'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin and Jane Gimme, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Eubena Nampitjin
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2007
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'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2008

'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Mulan, Western Australia, Australia
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Veronica Lulu
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2008
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Child's drawing - Every living thing rejoicing by Martina Parry age 16, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Martina Parry
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'Time Change'

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Painting depicting eight concentric dot circles joined by lines, and one separate circle

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Barney W. Tjakamarra
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1981
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'Natawalu' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

'Natawalu' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Mayapu E. Thomas
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2007
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Untitled

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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