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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Vict...

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reverend John Grosse
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1834
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Metal box for Dura-gilt metal polish magic wadding

Metal box for Dura-gilt metal polish magic wadding

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Boxes
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Epilation machine

Epilation machine

Bette McLean collection
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Shaving equipment
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England
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Beautishape International Ltd
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1967
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Untitled painting by Anatjari Tjakamarra, 1972, polymer on board

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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1972
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Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career 1969

Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Jo...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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Colourised photographic postcard of Watson's Bay and Pier

Colourised photographic postcard of Watson's Bay and Pier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Neville P. Japangardi
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting five ochre fish, by Lardjanga

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lardjanga
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Hession wall hanging from Ernabella - made by Yuminiya

Hession wall hanging from Ernabella - made by Yuminiya

Enid Bowden collection
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Wall hangings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Yuminiya
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Women's camp at Karrinyarra, by Sandra Nampitjinpa, Mt Liebig Outstation NT

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Sandra Nampitjinpa
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1954
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Bark painting depicting yams, decorated with dots, in centre with six birds

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1967
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngintya
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1954
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Tammy Mastrosavas
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Souvenir leaflet from the Australian Gas Light Company's 'Travel with Music' session from 2GB

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Leaflets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Dickie Wilson
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mavis L. Kerinaiua
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Child's drawing - 'Traditional life' by Walter, 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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Walter
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Kungkarrangkalpa

Kungkarrangkalpa

Songlines - Tjayanka Woods collection
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Papulankutja, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Tjayanka E. Woods
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjalara
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1954
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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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Canvas bag for saws

Canvas bag for saws

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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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Handmade cushion cover with a stencilled design of leaves and flowers

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Cushion covers
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Mrs Kathleen Simpson
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1930
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Pick

Pick

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Picks
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Land Rights Time - Giving Evidence

Land Rights Time - Giving Evidence

Andrew Dodd collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Patjiparan
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1954
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Album containing 20 menus, 12 seating plans and 23 photographs from Parliament House in Canberra, dating from 1927 to 1944

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Betty Hall collection
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Albums
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1927
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Child's drawing by Peggy, Tabulam Primary School NSW

Child's drawing by Peggy, Tabulam Primary School NSW

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tabulam, New South Wales, Australia
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Peggy
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Chisel

Chisel

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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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 Ab...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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Unknown Artist
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Metal match box cover featuring photographs of Old Parliament house and the Australian War Memorial

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Match containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Alex Collingridge
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1935
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gerald
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Child's drawing - Two men going to Bremer Island... by Jenny Bowuminja

Child's drawing - Two men going to Bremer Island... by Jenny...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jenny Bowuminija
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Woodenbong Central School, Woodenbong, New South Wales, Australia
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Michael Close
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Untitled child's drawing by Jessylynn Amagula, 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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Jessylynn Amagula
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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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Alicia Walsh, 1939

Alicia Walsh, 1939

Alicia Walsh collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney Sun Newspaper
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1939
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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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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Clements - Larwood banner

Clements - Larwood banner

Nance Pownall collection
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Banners
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1932
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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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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Jack plane with a timber body and a steel blade

Jack plane with a timber body and a steel blade

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 of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 and the hospitality industry of 1992

Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 a...

Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Child's drawing - My Family by Francis John Kerinaiua age 10yrs, St Therese's School, Bathurst Island NT

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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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Francis J. Kerinaiua
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting a figure holding two stone axes, by Wuyal Djarrawarrk

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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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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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Arthur Teague
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting elongated black form, fish and crayfish, by Maw

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maw Mununggurr
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1975
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gerald Porter
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Boomerang decorated with painted shield motif in the centre, attributed to Lin Onus

Boomerang decorated with painted shield motif in the centre,...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lin Onus
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Susanne Hayes
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Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John P. Fawkner
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1934
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Coniston

Coniston

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Iris Nuggett
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Child's drawing - Figure in blue circle by Jimmy Lewis Mjatjali.

Child's drawing - Figure in blue circle by Jimmy Lewis Mjatj...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Lewis Mjatjali
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Horse and Pick-up, Horse and Stockman

Horse and Pick-up, Horse and Stockman

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Christopher Wallace
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1997
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'Dhanguniya', bark painting, native plant species

'Dhanguniya', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2012
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Bat dancing

Bat dancing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Judy Batty
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Tablemat made from a square bright green painted wooden board

Tablemat made from a square bright green painted wooden boar...

Thompson Family collection
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