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

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
John Batty
Apply John Batty filter
Gouache painting, Australian landscape with white gums and scrubland, hills in the distance

Gouache painting, Australian landscape with white gums and s...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Ted Crowe
Apply Ted Crowe filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
'Trotters at Randwick', Frank P. Mahony, 1887

'Trotters at Randwick', Frank P. Mahony, 1887

Horse and Agricultural Images and Advertising collection
Apply Horse and Agricultural Images and Advertising collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Randwick Racecourse, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Randwick Racecourse, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Frank P. Mahony
Apply Frank P. Mahony filter
1887
Apply 1887 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
Cecilia Martin
Apply Cecilia Martin filter
'Wilkinkarra Men's Camp', painted by Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra, 1975

'Wilkinkarra Men's Camp', painted by Long Jack Phillipus Tja...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
Apply Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra filter
1975
Apply 1975 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
'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Mulan, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Mulan, Western Australia, Australia filter
Veronica Lulu
Apply Veronica Lulu filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin, 2007

'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia filter
Eubena Nampitjin
Apply Eubena Nampitjin filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
Willy wagtails scolding Quinkin

Willy wagtails scolding Quinkin

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
'Sweet Potato' dreaming at Ilpitirri

'Sweet Potato' dreaming at Ilpitirri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
Apply Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri filter
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

Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from th...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia filter
David Gentian
Apply David Gentian 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
St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Patricia Marrfurra
Apply Patricia Marrfurra filter
Seven Sisters songline by Josphine Mick, 1994

Seven Sisters songline by Josphine Mick, 1994

Diana James collection
Apply Diana James collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Josephine Mick
Apply Josephine Mick filter
1994
Apply 1994 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
Theda Nayeri
Apply Theda Nayeri filter
Painting depicting concentric circles by Uta Uta Tjangala

Painting depicting concentric circles by Uta Uta Tjangala

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Uta Uta Tjangala
Apply Uta Uta Tjangala filter
1978
Apply 1978 filter
'Yawalurra', painted by Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa, 1975

'Yawalurra', painted by Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa
Apply Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Travelling Around on Camels, Mission Times by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2012

Travelling Around on Camels, Mission Times by Eunice Yunurup...

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
Apply Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Eunice Y. Porter
Apply Eunice Y. Porter filter
2012
Apply 2012 filter
Willy wagtails try to warn parents that Quinkin are after their children.

Willy wagtails try to warn parents that Quinkin are after th...

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
Untitled

Untitled

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
'Bobbara's Slip' by Diana Boyer

'Bobbara's Slip' by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
Apply Diana Boyer collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Diana Boyer
Apply Diana Boyer 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
Adrian Oriva
Apply Adrian Oriva filter
Watercolour painting of an insect, by Diana Boyer

Watercolour painting of an insect, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
Apply Diana Boyer collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Diana Boyer
Apply Diana Boyer filter
'Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1977

'Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1977

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
Apply Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa filter
1977
Apply 1977 filter
'Lake Disappointment' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

'Lake Disappointment' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Canning Stock Route, , Australia
Apply Canning Stock Route, , Australia filter
Yanjimi P. Rowlands
Apply Yanjimi P. Rowlands filter
2008
Apply 2008 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
Cecilia Martin
Apply Cecilia Martin filter
Gouache painting, 'The Coming of the First Missionary' by Dick Roughsey

Gouache painting, 'The Coming of the First Missionary' by Di...

Goobalathaldin (Dick Roughsey) collection
Apply Goobalathaldin (Dick Roughsey) collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
Apply Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia filter
Dick Roughsey OBE
Apply Dick Roughsey OBE filter
1981
Apply 1981 filter
Bush Berry by Jaxon Gittins

Bush Berry by Jaxon Gittins

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Jaxon Gittins
Apply Jaxon Gittins 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
Lucia Carlingun
Apply Lucia Carlingun filter
'Nyilnigil' by Nyangkarni Penny K-Lyons, 2007

'Nyilnigil' by Nyangkarni Penny K-Lyons, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia filter
Nyangkarni P. K-Lyons
Apply Nyangkarni P. K-Lyons filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
Child's drawing - The frog singing by Angela Neidacowie age 14, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

Child's drawing - The frog singing by Angela Neidacowie age ...

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
Angela Neidacowie
Apply Angela Neidacowie filter
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
Apply Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Captain Gabindi'jung
Apply Captain Gabindi'jung filter
1964
Apply 1964 filter
Painting titled 'Nailfish - Barramundi', by Noel Nabegeyo

Painting titled 'Nailfish - Barramundi', by Noel Nabegeyo

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Noel Nabegeyo
Apply Noel Nabegeyo 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
Patricia Marrfurra
Apply Patricia Marrfurra 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
Clare Aghala
Apply Clare Aghala filter
'Katatjilkarr to Kaningarra' by  Miriam Napanangka, 2007

'Katatjilkarr to Kaningarra' by Miriam Napanangka, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia filter
Miriam Napanangka
Apply Miriam Napanangka filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
'Possum Men of Yirtjurunya', painted by Anatjarri Tjakamarra

'Possum Men of Yirtjurunya', painted by Anatjarri Tjakamarra

Fred Myers collection
Apply Fred Myers collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
Apply Anatjari (. Tjakamarra 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
Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Perpetua Jimarin
Apply Perpetua Jimarin filter
'Time Change' p.12, 13

'Time Change' p.12, 13

Diana Boyer collection
Apply Diana Boyer collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Diana Boyer
Apply Diana Boyer 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
Sandra
Apply Sandra filter
'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
Apply Diana Boyer collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Diana Boyer
Apply Diana Boyer filter
'Kartamarti' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

'Kartamarti' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia filter
Jukuja D. Snell
Apply Jukuja D. Snell filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
Waiting for Shop by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Waiting for Shop by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
Apply Warakurna History Paintings collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia filter
Eunice Y. Porter
Apply Eunice Y. Porter filter
2011
Apply 2011 filter
Painting on cardboard featuring leaf-shapes and honey ants

Painting on cardboard featuring leaf-shapes and honey ants

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
Apply Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ernabella, South Australia, Australia filter
Unknown
Apply Unknown filter
Women's Story

Women's Story

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
David Corby Tjapaltjarri
Apply David Corby Tjapaltjarri filter
'Nyaru' by Brandy Tjungurrayi, 2007

'Nyaru' by Brandy Tjungurrayi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Balgo, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Balgo, Western Australia, Australia filter
Brandy Tjungurrayi
Apply Brandy Tjungurrayi filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
Kang'khan Brothers story

Kang'khan Brothers story

Joe Ngallametta collection
Apply Joe Ngallametta collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Apply Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia filter
Joe Ngallametta
Apply Joe Ngallametta filter
2004
Apply 2004 filter
Untitled

Untitled

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
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

Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from th...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia filter
David Gentian
Apply David Gentian filter
1974
Apply 1974 filter
Ngaanyatjarra Council's 30th Birthday Party by Jean Inyalanka Burke, 2011

Ngaanyatjarra Council's 30th Birthday Party by Jean Inyalank...

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
Apply Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Jean I. Burke
Apply Jean I. Burke filter
2011
Apply 2011 filter
Untitled

Untitled

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
Willy wagtails warning children

Willy wagtails warning children

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
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
Delores
Apply Delores 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
Martina Parry
Apply Martina Parry filter
Paint on canvas board

Paint on canvas board

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Johnie Warangula
Apply Johnie Warangula 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
St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Felicity Jimarin
Apply Felicity Jimarin filter
Child's drawing - The whistle ducks fanning the rainbow by Martina Parry age 16, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

Child's drawing - The whistle ducks fanning the rainbow by M...

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
Martina Parry
Apply Martina Parry 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
Noella Jimarin
Apply Noella Jimarin filter
Untitled

Untitled

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
Untitled

Untitled

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
'Wanatjalnga', painted by  Anatjarri Tjakamarra and Charlie Tjaruru Tjungurrayi, 1974

'Wanatjalnga', painted by Anatjarri Tjakamarra and Charlie ...

Fred Myers collection
Apply Fred Myers collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
Apply Charlie T. Tjungurrayi filter
1974
Apply 1974 filter
Load more objects