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Painting 12, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The people cutting up Gaiya.

Painting 12, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The people cutting u...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Painted marine turtle shell featuring thirteen totemic animals representing the clans of the Lardil people of Mornington Island

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Blair Gardner collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1978
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Dance hat with string and emu feathers at the top

Dance hat with string and emu feathers at the top

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Headdresses
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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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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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mandy Roughsey
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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Message stick

Message stick

Dick and Lindsay Roughsey collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1972
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Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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The Coming of the First Missionary by Dick Roughsey

The Coming of the First Missionary by Dick Roughsey

Goobalathaldin (Dick Roughsey) collection
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Gouache paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1981
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Creatures of the Sea

Creatures of the Sea

Keith and Elsie de Witte collection
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Bark paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1971
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Mornington Island headdress made by Dick Roughsey and worn by him at Keith and Elsie de Witte's wedding in 1955

Mornington Island headdress made by Dick Roughsey and worn b...

Keith and Elsie de Witte collection
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Headdresses
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1955
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The Male and Female Dugong Story

The Male and Female Dugong Story

Macquarie Gallery collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1969
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Beach Camp Scene

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Klennifea
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Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1977
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Bryan Escott
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Willie Dundamen
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Men Decorating Themselves for a Corroboree

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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The Thwathu Scerpent Rainbow

The Thwathu Scerpent Rainbow

Macquarie Gallery collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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Here is my garden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Susan Binjari
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Painting 15, Giant Devil-Dingo series - Woodbarl, the Medici...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Ceremonial hat made of paper bark wound with two-ply human hair string

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Headwear
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1960
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Teaching Initiates Sign Language, Mornington Island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Turtle and Dugong Hunting

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mildred Gahori
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Unknown
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Spear

Spear

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The Butcher-Bird Brothers, Chooku...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Hooked boomerang decorated with  motifs, from Mornington Island, QLD

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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The WaterSpout  Story or Thunermun.

The WaterSpout Story or Thunermun.

Macquarie Gallery collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Noelene Bell
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Painting depicting a river scene, Mornington Island QLD

Painting depicting a river scene, Mornington Island QLD

Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Children's drawing of two fishing boats by Billy Magala, Bam...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Willie Dundamen
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1963
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Child's drawing - Captain Cook

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dennis Jack
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lee G. Roughsey
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Duncan Roughsey
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Sculpture - wood - turtle

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Pat Reid
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1975
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Boomerang - Mornington Island

Boomerang - Mornington Island

Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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This is Mr Whitlam giving Vincent the dirt

This is Mr Whitlam giving Vincent the dirt

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Jerry K. Jangala
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Trawler at anchor

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Robbie Dundaman
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Oblong headband woven with fibre string, with single strands attached at either end, and five wallaby teeth attached with fibre string

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Helen Reid
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The Moon Story or Giddergill.

The Moon Story or Giddergill.

Macquarie Gallery collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Jimmy Roughsey
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Painting 16, Giant Devil-Dingo series - man carrying a spear...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Gaye Goongorra
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Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1974
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Fire stick

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Hunting and gathering tools
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1974
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Club

Club

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Rocky Island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Janelle Dugong
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Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Turtle Hunting

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Herbert
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1914
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Painting 11, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The Brothers called ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Noel Dillan
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mornington Island State School
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