Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Mountain Devil Dreaming

Mountain Devil Dreaming

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
Kathleen Petyarre
Apply Kathleen Petyarre filter
1996
Apply 1996 filter
Miners by Jean Burke

Miners by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
Apply Warakurna History Paintings collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia filter
Jean I. Burke
Apply Jean I. Burke filter
2011
Apply 2011 filter
'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
Apply Diana Boyer collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Diana Boyer
Apply Diana Boyer filter
'Murrdakurlies 2 (Tasmanian Tiger)', Juanella McKenzie, 2008

'Murrdakurlies 2 (Tasmanian Tiger)', Juanella McKenzie, 2008

Regina and Juanella McKenzie collection
Apply Regina and Juanella McKenzie collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Apply Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia filter
Ms Juanella McKenzie
Apply Ms Juanella McKenzie filter
2008
Apply 2008 filter
'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Warburton, Western Australia, Australia filter
Jackie Giles
Apply Jackie Giles filter
2008
Apply 2008 filter
Waiting for Shop by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Waiting for Shop by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
Apply Warakurna History Paintings collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia filter
Eunice Y. Porter
Apply Eunice Y. Porter filter
2011
Apply 2011 filter
'Bush Tucker' by Ngilpirr Spider Snell, 2007

'Bush Tucker' by Ngilpirr Spider Snell, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia filter
Ngilpirr S. Snell
Apply Ngilpirr S. Snell filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 1974

'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 197...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Mick N. Tjapaltjarri
Apply Mick N. Tjapaltjarri filter
1974
Apply 1974 filter
'Nyaru' by Brandy Tjungurrayi, 2007

'Nyaru' by Brandy Tjungurrayi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Balgo, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Balgo, Western Australia, Australia filter
Brandy Tjungurrayi
Apply Brandy Tjungurrayi filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
Grass seeds in the dry wind (people are the grass seeds moving with the seasons) - drawing by Libby Harward 2016

Grass seeds in the dry wind (people are the grass seeds movi...

Libby Harward Collection
Apply Libby Harward Collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Ms Libby Harward
Apply Ms Libby Harward filter
2016
Apply 2016 filter
'Blood on the Ground, Wells 33-41' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

'Blood on the Ground, Wells 33-41' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Canning Stock Route, , Australia
Apply Canning Stock Route, , Australia filter
Clifford Brooks
Apply Clifford Brooks filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
'Natawalu' by Helicopter Tjungurrayi, 2007

'Natawalu' by Helicopter Tjungurrayi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Canning Stock Route, , Australia
Apply Canning Stock Route, , Australia filter
Helicopter Tjungurrayi
Apply Helicopter Tjungurrayi filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
'Time Change' p.1

'Time Change' p.1

Diana Boyer collection
Apply Diana Boyer collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Diana Boyer
Apply Diana Boyer filter
Painting titled 'Tasmanian Dreaming', by Jacqui Langdon

Painting titled 'Tasmanian Dreaming', by Jacqui Langdon

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Jacqui Langdon
Apply Jacqui Langdon filter
Painting with central band and infill of concentric circles and opposing arcs

Painting with central band and infill of concentric circles ...

Fred Myers collection
Apply Fred Myers collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
Apply Anatjari (. Tjakamarra filter
Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Dick Roughsey OBE
Apply Dick Roughsey OBE filter
Untitled illustration for pages 12-13 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Untitled illustration for pages 12-13 of 'The Rainbow Serpen...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Dick Roughsey OBE
Apply Dick Roughsey OBE filter
Wangukaratjanya

Wangukaratjanya

Fred Myers collection
Apply Fred Myers collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
Apply Anatjari (. Tjakamarra filter
1974
Apply 1974 filter
Caves near river were flooded when creating Lake Burley Griffin - drawing by Libby Harward 2016

Caves near river were flooded when creating Lake Burley Grif...

Libby Harward Collection
Apply Libby Harward Collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Ms Libby Harward
Apply Ms Libby Harward filter
2016
Apply 2016 filter
Painting on canvas by Jane Gordon

Painting on canvas by Jane Gordon

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Jane Gordon
Apply Jane Gordon filter
Sacred Yam Story

Sacred Yam Story

Sally Banyard collection
Apply Sally Banyard collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra
Apply Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra filter
1977
Apply 1977 filter
Six original watercolour paintings for the postcard packs titled 'Vews of Mt Bobbara', by Diana Boyer

Six original watercolour paintings for the postcard packs ti...

Diana Boyer collection
Apply Diana Boyer collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
'Nuda, the rock wallaby site'

'Nuda, the rock wallaby site'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Tim L. Tjapaltjarri
Apply Tim L. Tjapaltjarri filter
Painting by Johnny Warankula Djagamara, 1975

Painting by Johnny Warankula Djagamara, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Johnny W. Djagamara
Apply Johnny W. Djagamara filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
Apply Diana Boyer collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Diana Boyer
Apply Diana Boyer filter
Loving Rainforest Animals

Loving Rainforest Animals

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Apply Cairns, Queensland, Australia filter
Brian Swindley
Apply Brian Swindley filter
My Father's Donkeys by Jean Burke

My Father's Donkeys by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
Apply Warakurna History Paintings collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia filter
Jean I. Burke
Apply Jean I. Burke filter
2011
Apply 2011 filter
'Parta' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

'Parta' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Mulan, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Mulan, Western Australia, Australia filter
Veronica Lulu
Apply Veronica Lulu filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
Painting of emu between six leaves

Painting of emu between six leaves

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ceduna, South Australia, Australia filter
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission filter
Rock Wallaby

Rock Wallaby

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Charlie Egeley
Apply Charlie Egeley filter
'Lake Disappointment' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

'Lake Disappointment' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia filter
Clifford Brooks
Apply Clifford Brooks filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
Painting titled 'Nailfish - Barramundi', by Noel Nabegeyo

Painting titled 'Nailfish - Barramundi', by Noel Nabegeyo

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Noel Nabegeyo
Apply Noel Nabegeyo filter
Artwork titled 'Women's Dreaming' by Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Artwork titled 'Women's Dreaming' by Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Emily K. Kngwarreye
Apply Emily K. Kngwarreye filter
Calling of the Dolphins

Calling of the Dolphins

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Johnny Daylight-Lacey
Apply Mr Johnny Daylight-Lacey filter
1999
Apply 1999 filter
Portrait of Reginald Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1870s

Portrait of Reginald Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1870s

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
Apply Robert Faithfull collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia filter
Myra Felton
Apply Myra Felton filter
1870
Apply 1870 filter
NPY Women's Council by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

NPY Women's Council by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
Apply Warakurna History Paintings collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia filter
Eunice Y. Porter
Apply Eunice Y. Porter filter
2011
Apply 2011 filter
Snake story from Karrinyarra, painted by Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra, 1978

Snake story from Karrinyarra, painted by Mick Wallankarri Tj...

RG Kimber collection no. 1
Apply RG Kimber collection no. 1 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra
Apply Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra filter
1978
Apply 1978 filter
Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Dick Roughsey OBE
Apply Dick Roughsey OBE filter
'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Punmu, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Punmu, Western Australia, Australia filter
Jakayu Biljabu
Apply Jakayu Biljabu filter
2008
Apply 2008 filter
Gouache painting, Australian landscape with white gums and scrubland, hills in the distance

Gouache painting, Australian landscape with white gums and s...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Ted Crowe
Apply Ted Crowe filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2008

'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Mulan, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Mulan, Western Australia, Australia filter
Veronica Lulu
Apply Veronica Lulu filter
2008
Apply 2008 filter
Painting on masonite by Mindjugak,1965 - depicts eight groper fish.

Painting on masonite by Mindjugak,1965 - depicts eight grope...

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
Apply Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Mindjugak
Apply Mindjugak filter
1965
Apply 1965 filter
Painting of an echidna

Painting of an echidna

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Apply Cairns, Queensland, Australia filter
Colin Wightman
Apply Colin Wightman filter
Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'Why the kangaroo hops' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 64

Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Neville P. Japangardi
Apply Neville P. Japangardi filter
1974
Apply 1974 filter
'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
Apply Diana Boyer collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Diana Boyer
Apply Diana Boyer filter
Moon Dreaming

Moon Dreaming

Sally Banyard collection
Apply Sally Banyard collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Limpi P. Tjapangati
Apply Limpi P. Tjapangati filter
1982
Apply 1982 filter
'Wayampajarti' by Wakartu Cory Surprise, 2007

'Wayampajarti' by Wakartu Cory Surprise, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia filter
Wakartu C. Surprise
Apply Wakartu C. Surprise filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
Kang'khan Brothers story

Kang'khan Brothers story

Joe Ngallametta collection
Apply Joe Ngallametta collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Apply Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia filter
Joe Ngallametta
Apply Joe Ngallametta filter
2004
Apply 2004 filter
'Time Change' p.7

'Time Change' p.7

Diana Boyer collection
Apply Diana Boyer collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Diana Boyer
Apply Diana Boyer filter
'The Bobbara Fire' by Diana Boyer

'The Bobbara Fire' by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
Apply Diana Boyer collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Diana Boyer
Apply Diana Boyer filter
Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'Why the kangaroo hops' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 62

Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Neville P. Japangardi
Apply Neville P. Japangardi filter
1974
Apply 1974 filter
'My Father Looking for his Brother' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

'My Father Looking for his Brother' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Canning Stock Route, , Australia
Apply Canning Stock Route, , Australia filter
Clifford Brooks
Apply Clifford Brooks filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
'Ngunarrmanya', painted by Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra, 1974

'Ngunarrmanya', painted by Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra, 1...

Fred Myers collection
Apply Fred Myers collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra
Apply Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra filter
1974
Apply 1974 filter
'Mangarri' by Elizabeth Nyumi, 2007

'Mangarri' by Elizabeth Nyumi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Canning Stock Route, , Australia
Apply Canning Stock Route, , Australia filter
Elizabeth Nyumi
Apply Elizabeth Nyumi filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
'Nyilangkurr' by Donald Moko, 2007

'Nyilangkurr' by Donald Moko, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
Apply Canning Stock Route collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Canning Stock Route, , Australia
Apply Canning Stock Route, , Australia filter
Donald Moko
Apply Donald Moko filter
2007
Apply 2007 filter
Painting titled 'The Healing', by Keith F. Stewart, 1996

Painting titled 'The Healing', by Keith F. Stewart, 1996

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Wallaga Lake, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Wallaga Lake, New South Wales, Australia filter
Keith F. Stewart
Apply Keith F. Stewart filter
1996
Apply 1996 filter
Portrait painting of Phar Lap

Portrait painting of Phar Lap

Peter Kerville collection
Apply Peter Kerville collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Mr Stuart Reid
Apply Mr Stuart Reid filter
1931
Apply 1931 filter
Hill view of the farmlands, by Shane Pickett

Hill view of the farmlands, by Shane Pickett

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti... filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Perth, Western Australia, Australia filter
Shane Pickett
Apply Shane Pickett filter
1980
Apply 1980 filter
'Mapping my country' by Matilda House (Ngambri) 2015

'Mapping my country' by Matilda House (Ngambri) 2015

Matilda House collection
Apply Matilda House collection filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Matilda House
Apply Matilda House filter
Willy wagtails warning children

Willy wagtails warning children

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Dick Roughsey OBE
Apply Dick Roughsey OBE filter
Load more objects