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'Wundan', bark painting, native plant species

'Wundan', 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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2014
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Tiwi design screenprint depicting two orange storks

Tiwi design screenprint depicting two orange storks

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Screenprints
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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B Tungutalum
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'Buwakul', bark painting, native plant species

'Buwakul', 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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2014
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Ian Koo'oila
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Bark painting 'The Sea Voyage of the Djang'gawu Sisters' by Djunmal, Yawurriawurrungur

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djunmal
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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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Pearl
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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T Smith
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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from the story 'The Legend of the Birds' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 61

Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from th...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Gentian
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1974
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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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Peter Jako
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Christopher Porter
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting goanna surrounded by six figures, by Wuyal

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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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Wuyal
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1974
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Caroline Driver
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jonathan
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Child's drawing ? Wave Hill in the West by Milton Splinter, 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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Milton Splinter
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'Opossum Tree  Dreaming', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1968

'Opossum Tree Dreaming', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1968

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1968
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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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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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John L. Munkara
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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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Samuel
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The Dugong, Inunguluna

The Dugong, Inunguluna

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kulpidja
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1948
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun State School, Aurukun, Cape York, QLD, Australia
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Iris Yunkaporta
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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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Christine Bowman
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Plastic ochred ring

Plastic ochred ring

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Armbands
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'Bulwutja', bark painting, native plant species

'Bulwutja', 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 - tree in a landscape by Brian Gaymuniny

Child's drawing - tree in a landscape by Brian Gaymuniny

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

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Brian Cargill
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tony Ngakyunkwokka
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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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John Jimarin
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Placemat

Placemat

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tablemats
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting wolerrh, female euro (Macropus robustus), circa 1970

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Manmoyih, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Fergus
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'Napililingu', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1968

'Napililingu', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1968

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1968
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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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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Child's drawing by Edna Mary Tiploura, grade 7, Bathurst Island NT

Child's drawing by Edna Mary Tiploura, grade 7, Bathurst Isl...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Edna M. Tipiloura
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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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Jorna Raymond
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Margaret Landis
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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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Gibson Pootchemunka
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Child's drawing of figures with dronepipe and clapsticks by David

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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David
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Bark painting 'Stingray dance performed in the Yirritja Narra Ceremonies' by Birrikidji Gumana, Tirrkala, 1966

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1966
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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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Marshall Poulson
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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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Untitled painting on card depicting a man walking near a campfire

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown Artist
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1974
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'The Anteater & The Turtle' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 54

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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1974
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Child's drawing titled 'Palm Island' by Annie Conway, St Michael's School, Palm Island QLD

Child's drawing titled 'Palm Island' by Annie Conway, St Mic...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Palm Island, Queensland, Australia
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Anne Conway
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Bark painting depicting a shark, Groote Eylandt NT

Bark painting depicting a shark, Groote Eylandt NT

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Child's drawing - Captain Cook

Child's drawing - Captain Cook

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Captain James Cook
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Child's drawing - The Story Of How Man Captured Fire (B) - by unknown artist

Child's drawing - The Story Of How Man Captured Fire (B) - b...

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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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Roseanne Nayinggul
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Child's drawing by Fiona Aden, St Michael's School, Palm Island QLD

Child's drawing by Fiona Aden, St Michael's School, Palm Isl...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Palm Island, Queensland, Australia
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Fiona Aden
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Djara - Double sided hooked spear

Djara - Double sided hooked spear

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearheads
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Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alan Ngainbak
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dekarr
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominica Katjirr
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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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Connell T
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Purumpuruma
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Wandjina with Rainbow Serpent and boomerangs

Wandjina with Rainbow Serpent and boomerangs

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Karadada
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Child's drawing - How Aborigines made bark canoes by Birpa Group

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Jervis Bay School, Jervis Bay Village, Australian Capital Territory...
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Birpa Group - Year 2/3, Jervis Bay School
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Dancing

Dancing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
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Anne M. Munkara
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