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Child's drawing - 'The War' by Frankie, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

Child's drawing - 'The War' by Frankie, Yirara College, Alic...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Frankie
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Sterling silver inkwell with felt on the base

Sterling silver inkwell with felt on the base

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Inkwells
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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1922
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Rectangular aluminium sign with

Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Glass plate negative - Fort Hill, Darwin Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Robilt mechanical toy train set in a box

Robilt mechanical toy train set in a box

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy train sets
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Aileron, Northern Territory, Australia
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Simon Gorey
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Women's Story

Women's Story

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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David Corby Tjapaltjarri
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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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Headdress

Headdress

Papuan Official collection
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Headdresses
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Chatillon N.Y. spring balance

Chatillon N.Y. spring balance

Thompson Family collection
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Spring balances
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View of 'Coal Hill' in the Imperial City Peking, Feb 1915

View of 'Coal Hill' in the Imperial City Peking, Feb 1915

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Timmy Betts
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The chancle of All Saint's, Tumut, 1 November 1922

The chancle of All Saint's, Tumut, 1 November 1922

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Tumut, New South Wales, Australia
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1922
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Watercolour of two boats with reflections

Watercolour of two boats with reflections

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Cylindrical carborundum rod sharpening tool

Cylindrical carborundum rod sharpening tool

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Sharpening stones
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Child's drawing - Sydney Harbour by Eileen Therese Tipungwuti age 15yrs, 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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Eileen T. Tipungwuti
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Soft brown felt riding hat

Soft brown felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Hats
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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Child's drawing of figures by shelters and a campfire by Kevin Garrthala

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kevin Garrthalala
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Glass plate negative - Preparing for an emu hunt, Wogait people, Anson Bay, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905-1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Anson Bay, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Carved wooden spearhead with six indents tapering to the point

Carved wooden spearhead with six indents tapering to the poi...

Odette O'Neill collection
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Arrows
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Rectangular wooden ornamental carving

Rectangular wooden ornamental carving

Odette O'Neill collection
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Wood carvings
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photograph albums
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1920
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Young Otterwill of the little one as his Dad calls him. Jan 1920

Young Otterwill of the little one as his Dad calls him. Jan ...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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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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Patricia Marfura
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Child's drawing - The flood in 1974 by Annunciata Namida age 12, 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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Annunciata Namida
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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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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Photograph of a monument

Photograph of a monument

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Dr Jeannie Devitt collection no. 1
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Paintbrushes
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Rock Wallaby - Charlie Egeley, artist

Rock Wallaby - Charlie Egeley, artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Charlie Egeley
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Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Margaret Coen collection
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Paintbrushes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1930
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Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

Esbach albuminometer in wooden tube with cork

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Measuring instruments
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Germany
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School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
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1890
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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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Naomi Tipakalippa
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Coffins
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1976
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Carrying a dead man back to his native town, Kalgan 25.6.1914

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting a crocodile, fish, turtles and rays, by Djuwali

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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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Foredeck of Hanmui on trip from Hankow to Honk Kong, 1921

Foredeck of Hanmui on trip from Hankow to Honk Kong, 1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman's Bay

Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman's Bay

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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The Animals that Noah Forgot...

The Animals that Noah Forgot...

Healesville Travel Poster collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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W M Houston, Government Printer, Melbourne
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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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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Rita Nadjangole
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Painting of Four men hunting in the forest by Julie Haysomm

Painting of Four men hunting in the forest by Julie Haysomm

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Watercolour paintings
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Julie Haysom
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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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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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