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Child's drawing of the Coniston massacre by Mary Joseph, Areyonga NT

Child's drawing of the Coniston massacre by Mary Joseph, Are...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mary Joseph
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Edwin Peel
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Tablemat made from a square bright green painted wooden board

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Thompson Family collection
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Tablemats
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, featuring central figure wearing curved headdress, by Bokarra

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bokarra
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1974
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Child's drawing - landscape with red sun by Steven Yinawanga

Child's drawing - landscape with red sun by Steven Yinawanga

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Steven Yinawanga
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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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Stool made by the Zilm family of Booleroo, SA, 1896

Stool made by the Zilm family of Booleroo, SA, 1896

Zilm family furniture collection
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1896
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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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Dominica Katjirr
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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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Napura
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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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Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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Fingal Head Primary School
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'Life. Be in it' Come 'n try Gardening badge

'Life. Be in it' Come 'n try Gardening badge

Ivy Lovric collection
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Alex Stitt Mr
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1988
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Mick Syrup

Mick Syrup

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Whisk

Whisk

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Kitchenware
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Porcelain oriental-style doll used as a subject for painting

Porcelain oriental-style doll used as a subject for painting

Margaret Coen collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1934
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Child's drawing of sea creatures by Bakurra

Child's drawing of sea creatures by Bakurra

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bakurra
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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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Elizabeth Trindle
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Michelle Ross
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Motorbike and Rider No 2 1999

Motorbike and Rider No 2 1999

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Young
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1999
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Image of a woman and a dove

Image of a woman and a dove

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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Boomerang with painted kangaroo, attributed to Bill Onus

Boomerang with painted kangaroo, attributed to Bill Onus

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Bill Onus
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Child's drawing - The rainbow arching his blood stained body through the sky by Angela Neidacowie age14, 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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Angela Neidacowie
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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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John Batty
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1976
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Hand-coloured photograph of Oscar Asche in Chu Chin Chow 1923

Hand-coloured photograph of Oscar Asche in Chu Chin Chow 192...

Herbert Browne collection
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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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Sandra
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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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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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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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Susanne Hayes
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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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Acrylic paintings
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mary Joseph
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Child's drawing of a plane crash near Bremer Island by Dianna

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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Walter
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Child's drawing - A football at Nguiu

Child's drawing - A football at Nguiu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
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Lorenzo Kerinaiua
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Pencil and watercolour on paper in Papunya style by unknown Pintupi artist, 1971

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1971
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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Thomas Green
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Child's drawing

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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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Jane F. Poantumilui
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Stick for Pick-Up-Sticks game

Stick for Pick-Up-Sticks game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Games
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Austria
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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Child's drawing - landscape with hill and palm trees, by Lillian Banbapuy Ganambarr

Child's drawing - landscape with hill and palm trees, by Lil...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lillian Banbapuy Ganambarr
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1975
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Lynette Maralngurra
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Child's drawing - sun woman

Child's drawing - sun woman

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown Artist
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Child's drawing - 'Where the rain comes from' by Linda Clyne, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirara College, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
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Linda Clyne
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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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Model boat

Model boat

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1992
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Child's drawing by Donna, Tabulam Primary School NSW

Child's drawing by Donna, Tabulam Primary School NSW

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tabulam, New South Wales, Australia
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Donna
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Child's drawing - 'Wawilak Sisters', by Lillian Banbapuy Ganambarr

Child's drawing - 'Wawilak Sisters', by Lillian Banbapuy Gan...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lilian Banbapuy Ganambarr
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1975
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Rally car competitor's number plate 223 RALLYE MONTE-CARLO

Rally car competitor's number plate 223 RALLYE MONTE-CARLO

Joan Richmond collection
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Monte Carlo, Monaco
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1932
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Bone paper folder

Bone paper folder

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bookbinding tools
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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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'Wungapu', bark painting, native plant species

'Wungapu', 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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2013
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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John Nganbe
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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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Cosmas Wood
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Landing

Landing

Andrew Dodd collection
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Sheryl Pamulkan
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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 Abo...

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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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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Dorothy Nurra
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Untitled child's drawing by Ray Roberts, 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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Ray Roberts
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Jigsaw puzzle of 'Little Miss Muffet'

Jigsaw puzzle of 'Little Miss Muffet'

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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Jigsaw puzzles
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Child's drawing of Barratja - story of a women in the mangroves

Child's drawing of Barratja - story of a women in the mangro...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Barratja
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