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Child's drawing ? The animals gathered in the darkness by Maureen Maloney age 16 years, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

Child's drawing ? The animals gathered in the darkness by Ma...

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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Child's drawing -  'The frog singing' by Martina Parry, 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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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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Ian G
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Pride, by Shane Pickett.

Pride, by Shane Pickett.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1980
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Kang'khan Brothers story

Kang'khan Brothers story

Joe Ngallametta collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Joe Ngallametta
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2004
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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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Yvonne Wulivyurra
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'Jitirr' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

'Jitirr' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Jukuja D. Snell
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2007
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Child's drawing - 'Traditional life' by Dominica Katjirr 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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Dominica Katjirr
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Child's drawing ? The light coming from behind the hills by Lucia Carlingun 15, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucia Carlingun
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'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri', painted by Johnny Warangula Tjupurrula, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1976
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clare Aghala
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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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Cecilia Martin
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Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tommy S. Tjakamarra
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1976
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Portrait painting of Phar Lap

Portrait painting of Phar Lap

Peter Kerville collection
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Mr Stuart Reid
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1931
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Willy wagtails warning children

Willy wagtails warning children

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. 56

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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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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Men's dreaming site at Ilpitirri

Men's dreaming site at Ilpitirri

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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Warakurna Kangaroos and Warburton Tigers by Rocky Porter

Warakurna Kangaroos and Warburton Tigers by Rocky Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Rocky Porter
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2011
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Child's drawing - The bat spearing the rainbow by Thecla 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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Thecla
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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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Ancestors are present in patterns on country - painting by Libby Harward 2016

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Libby Harward Collection
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Ms Libby Harward
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'Wayampajarti' by Wakartu Cory Surprise, 2007

'Wayampajarti' by Wakartu Cory Surprise, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Wakartu C. Surprise
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2007
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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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Painting of emu between six leaves

Painting of emu between six leaves

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Wongukurrata by Anatjari No 3 Tjakamarra

Wongukurrata by Anatjari No 3 Tjakamarra

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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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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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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Theda Nayeri
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Perpetua Jimarin
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Untitled illustration for pages 6-7 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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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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'Kartamarti' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

'Kartamarti' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Jukuja D. Snell
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2007
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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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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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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'Canning Stock Route and Surrounding Country', 2008

'Canning Stock Route and Surrounding Country', 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kunawarritji, Western Australia, Australia
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Kumpaya Girgaba
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'Sunday Well' by Dadda Samson, 2008

'Sunday Well' by Dadda Samson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Dadda Samson
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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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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Patricia Marfura
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'Minyipuru' by Rita Simpson, Rosie Williams and Dulcie Gibbs, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Rita Simpson
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2007
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Rock Wallaby - Charlie Egeley, artist

Rock Wallaby - Charlie Egeley, artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Charlie Egeley
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'Time Change' p.7

'Time Change' p.7

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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The Wati who was looking for Lasseter by Jean Burke

The Wati who was looking for Lasseter by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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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 canvas by Lucky Hilda & Ruth Napaljarri

Painting on canvas by Lucky Hilda & Ruth Napaljarri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Larni Barramul (habitat of the Emu) painting by Andrew 'Drew' Berick, 2015.

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Berick Family collection
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Mr Drew Berick
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Mayawara Minutjukur
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1954
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Sand ochre (many marks are seen on country, listening to country) - painting by Libby Harward 2016

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Libby Harward Collection
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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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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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Cosmas Wood
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'Kunkun' by Nora Nangapa, Nora Wompi, Bugai Whylouter, Kumpaya Girgaba, 2008

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nora Nangapa
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'Martilirri, Kalpaa and Kartaru' by Ngamaru Bidu, 2008

'Martilirri, Kalpaa and Kartaru' by Ngamaru Bidu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Ngamaru Bidu
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'Natawalu' by Helicopter Tjungurrayi, 2007

'Natawalu' by Helicopter Tjungurrayi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Helicopter Tjungurrayi
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2007
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Child's drawing - The light coming from behind the hill

Child's drawing - The light coming from behind the hill

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominica Katjirr
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Untitled illustration for pages 26-27 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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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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'Wana and Puliaba' or 'Goanna Corroboree at Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1971

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1971
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Painting on canvas by F E Carlo

Painting on canvas by F E Carlo

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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F E. Carlo
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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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Bush Berry by Jaxon Gittins

Bush Berry by Jaxon Gittins

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jaxon Gittins
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Painting of bush landscape with orange sky, by Greg Kelly

Painting of bush landscape with orange sky, by Greg Kelly

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Greg Kelly
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