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Child's drawing Yirrkala is near the sea ... by Buyanggirr Ganambarr

Child's drawing Yirrkala is near the sea ... by Buyanggirr G...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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Buyangirr Ganambarr
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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Skew back hand saw

Skew back hand saw

John Docker collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Cartoon titled 'Automation' depicting Sir Eric Harrison and Sir Robert Menzies

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Sir Eric Harrison collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Norm Mitchell
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1938
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Poster

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Untitled drawing

Untitled drawing

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Mount Denison, Northern Territory, Australia
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Robert Martin
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1998
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Annie Saward
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Child's drawing - Drink by Richard Kennedy

Child's drawing - Drink by Richard Kennedy

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Richard Kennedy
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Poster

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Child's drawing by Purkinya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Purkinya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Purkinya
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1954
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Exercise area No. 2, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Exercise area No. 2, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Sans Souci wins title by stonewalling

Sans Souci wins title by stonewalling

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Adam Yunkaporta
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Poster

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Child's drawing of three fish by Wutjananwuy

Child's drawing of three fish by Wutjananwuy

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wutjananwuy
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Child's drawing - 'This is a big boat taking bauxite all over the world' by John Andrew Mawul

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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John A. Mawul
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Untitled child's drawing by Brian Mamarika, Grade 2, Angurugu Area School, Groote Eylandt NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Brian Mamarika
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Angle measuring piece

Angle measuring piece

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Susanne Hayes
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Wooden scribe made from wood with a small tack like metal piece attached

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George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Anita Nayinggul
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Birdsville Races 1953

Birdsville Races 1953

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Margaret Trindle
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Woven grass, wide brim hat, attributed to Lake Tyers, 1950s

Woven grass, wide brim hat, attributed to Lake Tyers, 1950s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Hats
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1950
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Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Child's drawing - Carving by Enid Puruntatameri age 12yrs, Bathurst Island NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
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Enid Purutataameri
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Poster

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Child's drawing - 'A shepherd watching some sheep' by unknown artist, Yalata School, Yalata SA

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Yalata School
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Replica fat lamp in a tin, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

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Eileen Morgan collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Susanne Hayes
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Child's drawing - Long ago in the Gulf of Carpentaria there was a man called Dick Roughsey an Aboriginal ... by Regina Butts age 13yrs

Child's drawing - Long ago in the Gulf of Carpentaria there ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Regina Butts
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Child's drawing by unknown artist

Child's drawing by unknown artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Litja
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1954
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Joyce Tipuamantumirri
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Untitled child's drawing by John Pompey, Palm Island QLD

Untitled child's drawing by John Pompey, Palm Island QLD

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Palm Island, Queensland, Australia
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John Pompey
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Carolyn Wendy
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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Horse and cart

Horse and cart

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toys
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Reuben
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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David
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Child's drawing - Mining

Child's drawing - Mining

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Kennedy Girrabul
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Child's drawing Nabalco explosion  by Helen Rrikawuku

Child's drawing Nabalco explosion by Helen Rrikawuku

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Helen R. Yunupingu
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Child's drawing - 'Land' by Jenny John, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jenny John
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Child's drawing by John Walanga Manungiritj

Child's drawing by John Walanga Manungiritj

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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John W. Manangritj
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Bond of the Don Mortgage Bank at Taganrog for 10,000 roubles at 4 1/2%

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Untitled child's drawing by Anthony Mungawur age12, 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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Anthony
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Darryn J. Tipuamantimirri
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Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Child's drawing - 'The Dreamtime' by Dianna Merrkiyawuy, Yirrkala NT

Child's drawing - 'The Dreamtime' by Dianna Merrkiyawuy, Yir...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr
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1975
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spe...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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James Tipungwuti
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Theresa Lalara
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Philosophical Remark'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Philosophical Re...