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Child's drawing - Our Village by Maryanne Loogatha age 10yrs

Child's drawing - Our Village by Maryanne Loogatha age 10yrs

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

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

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

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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Sculpture - wood - turtle

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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Child's drawing

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

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

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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 - This is Denham Island before the coconut trees were chopped down by Irene Yarrak, age 12yrs, Mornington Island QLD

Child's drawing - This is Denham Island before the coconut t...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Irene Yarrak
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Child's drawing - Captain Cook by Dennis Jack, Mornington Island QLD

Child's drawing - Captain Cook by Dennis Jack, Mornington Is...

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

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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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Child's drawing - Camping Out by Tania Gavenor age 8yrs, Mornington Island School QLD

Child's drawing - Camping Out by Tania Gavenor age 8yrs, Mor...

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

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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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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Child's drawing - The Turtle Hunt by Dale, Mornington Island QLD

Child's drawing - The Turtle Hunt by Dale, Mornington Island...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Daisy Williams
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'Turky and Emu'  by Dick Roughsey, 1977

'Turky and Emu' by Dick Roughsey, 1977

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 - Turtle Hunting

Child's drawing - 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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Unknown
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Message stick

Message stick

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

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Gaye Goongorra
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Untitled child's drawing by Willie Dundamen, Mornington Island State School, QLD

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Willie Dundamen
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Child's drawing - Warradatgun

Child's drawing - Warradatgun

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Clive Kelly
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Wayne Williams
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1974
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Painting depicts a bush scene that includes an emu & a turkey

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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

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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David Loogatha
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Child's drawing - This is Rocky Island off shore from Mornington Island by Craig Sandy

Child's drawing - This is Rocky Island off shore from Mornin...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Craig Sandy
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Message stick

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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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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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Child's drawing - Dugong and Turtle Hunting by Lionel, Mornington Island QLD

Child's drawing - Dugong and Turtle Hunting by Lionel, Morni...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lionel
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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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Child's drawing - Holiday at Aurukun

Child's drawing - Holiday at Aurukun

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Sammy Ben
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Child's drawing - Mornington Island by Stella Roughsey age 12yrs

Child's drawing - Mornington Island by Stella Roughsey age 1...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Stella Roughsey
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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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David Laniey
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

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

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 - Mornington Island by Irene Yarulak age 12yrs, Grade 7

Child's drawing - Mornington Island by Irene Yarulak age 12y...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Irene Yarulak
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Child's drawing - My picture, we saw a film about the water running down on the mountain by Buddy Naranatjil, Mornington Island QLD

Child's drawing - My picture, we saw a film about the water ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Buddy Naranatjil
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Spearthrower

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1986
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Child's drawing - Three Gurindji stockmen chasing horses at Daguragu Bore

Child's drawing - Three Gurindji stockmen chasing horses at ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhguragu Bore, Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Frankie Jabangadi
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Club

Club

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Painting 10, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The Butcher-Bird Bro...

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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Waist ornament

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Painting 4, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The Giant Devil-Dingo...

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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Boomerang - Mornington Island

Boomerang - Mornington Island

Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Men prepare for dance

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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1974
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1986
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String sample

String sample

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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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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Head ornament made from a tuft of cockatoo feathers

Head ornament made from a tuft of cockatoo feathers

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Head ornaments
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Bathing the two Initiated Boys

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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String sample

String sample

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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The story of the carpet snake and the law.

The story of the carpet snake and the law.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Kirk Jacob
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