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'Possum'

'Possum'

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirrawurr Maymuru
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1985
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Wood carving - female human figure - Yirrkala, 1948

Wood carving - female human figure - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Wood carving of two drummers

Wood carving of two drummers

Geoff Dennis collection
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Wood carvings
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Handwritten document titled 'MELDUNER'

Handwritten document titled 'MELDUNER'

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Poland
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1945
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Carved wooden sculpture in the form of a possum, incised and with pigmented designs on both sides - Yirrkala

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Enid Bowden collection
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Document in black type with corrections in black ink

Document in black type with corrections in black ink

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1945
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Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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Poisonous snake sculpture

Poisonous snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Kalka, South Australia, Australia
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Niningka Lewis
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Malyanka
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Wood carvings
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Not provided
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1974
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Wood carving - Bunbulama - Yirrkala, 1948

Wood carving - Bunbulama - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1948
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Wooden sculpture of a four legged small animal

Wooden sculpture of a four legged small animal

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Tjilkiwi
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1975
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Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Carved wooden cat

Carved wooden cat

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ninguta Edwards
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1994
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Sculpture of a fish

Sculpture of a fish

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lekon
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1970
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'QUITTUNG' receipt from 'Max Fink' dated '6.12.1945' for 3 Marks

'QUITTUNG' receipt from 'Max Fink' dated '6.12.1945' for 3 M...

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Receipts
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Poland
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1945
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Lizard

Lizard

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Small carved wooden dugong sculpture, carved in one piece, fins in relief and with black seeds for eyes

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Enid Bowden collection
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Wood carvings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Pat Reid
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1987
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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Typed document on half of page, signed by Mr Dolega-Checinski

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Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1947
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Handwritten document in blue-green pencil

Handwritten document in blue-green pencil

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Poland
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1946
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Certificate issued by the crew of 'MV Fairsea' to Bernard Jarasius to commemorate crossing the Equator on 11 May 1950

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Dr Jarasius Bernard collection
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Certificates
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Indian Ocean, ,
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Sitmar Societa Italiana Transporti Marittimi
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1050
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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English willow shaped into a gum leaf

English willow shaped into a gum leaf

Nance Pownall collection
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Wood carvings
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England, United Kingdom
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Gunn and Moore Ltd
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1937
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Typed document with handwritten postscript making up bottom half of page

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Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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Sculpture - bird's foot

Sculpture - bird's foot

Herbert Keys collection
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Wood carvings
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Handwritten document in German

Handwritten document in German

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1946
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Aboriginal Art Gallery 07/09/1973 collection
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Wood carvings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1973
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Carved wooden sculpture of a school of four fish on a stand

Carved wooden sculpture of a school of four fish on a stand

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Wood carvings
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Not provided
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1974
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Wooden decorated carving, 'Jabiru', from Melville or Bathurst Island

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Certificate

Certificate

EJ Tomaszewski collection
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Certificates
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London, England
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Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in London
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1942
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'Emu'

'Emu'

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Baluka Maymuru
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1985
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Wood carving - water bird - Yirrkala, 1948

Wood carving - water bird - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Malyanka
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Kalka, South Australia, Australia
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Ngininka
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Wooden sculpture of a Tjunatjalili (water hen)

Wooden sculpture of a Tjunatjalili (water hen)

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1998
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Typed document with heading 'Odipis'

Typed document with heading 'Odipis'

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1946
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Typed document from Jan Dolega-Checinski

Typed document from Jan Dolega-Checinski

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Poland
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1945
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Black typed document titled 'Przebieg slusby wojskewej'

Black typed document titled 'Przebieg slusby wojskewej'

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Poland
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1917
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Sculpture - bird's foot

Sculpture - bird's foot

Herbert Keys collection
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Wood carvings
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Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Sculpture - wood - witchetty grub

Sculpture - wood - witchetty grub

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djulwadak Dawidi
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1965
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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Wood carving of a bird (tjulpul)

Wood carving of a bird (tjulpul)

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 4
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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2000
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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Handcarved Lithuanian folk figure 'Friendly-Devil'

Handcarved Lithuanian folk figure 'Friendly-Devil'

O Szentimrey collection
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Wood carvings
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Australia
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1950
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Carved and painted wooden sculpture of Purukuparli, a creature figure from the Tiwi Islands

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Tiwi Arts Network collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Thomas Munkanome
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2001
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ikula
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1982
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngalpuntja
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Carved wooden rabbit

Carved wooden rabbit

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ninguta Edwards
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1994
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Identity card issued to Janina Dolega-Checinski

Identity card issued to Janina Dolega-Checinski

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Identity cards
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Poland
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