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Spiritual World 3 - Truganini, from the Bruny Island, Southern Tasmania

Spiritual World 3 - Truganini, from the Bruny Island, Southe...

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vernon Graham
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Childbirth Scene, work on paper, Yirrkala, 1948

Childbirth Scene, work on paper, Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1948
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Spiritual World 4 - Old Mannalargenna, Chief of the NE Tasmania

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Painted model of bark coffin, Yirrkala, 1952

Painted model of bark coffin, Yirrkala, 1952

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1952
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Forget me not, a contemporary artwork in the form of a breastplate, made by Pierre Cavalan

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Pierre Cavalan collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Pierre Cavalan
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1998
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Carved emu egg and stand

Carved emu egg and stand

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Work on paper, in the style of a bark painting, depicting several European and Aboriginal men with spears and a crucifixion scene, Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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The Flight of the Morning Star, work on paper, Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1948
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Wati Nyiru

Wati Nyiru

Songlines - Judy Trigger collection
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Judy Trigger
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'Regulations for all rural workers involved in the Cropping Cycle of a GMO' by Diana Boyer

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Diana Boyer collection
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Beaten copper artwork by Matthias Kauage

Beaten copper artwork by Matthias Kauage

Ken and Amirah Inglis collection
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Matthias Kauage
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Untitled work on paper, in the style of a bark painting, Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1948
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Final Journey

Final Journey

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Painted shell with seascape from Torres Strait Islands

Painted shell with seascape from Torres Strait Islands

Axel and Roslyn Poignant collection
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Skateboard triptych by Dennis Nona

Skateboard triptych by Dennis Nona

Dennis Nona collection No 2
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Mr Dennis Nona
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Found objects? an artwork consisting of five small ceramic bottles

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Val Tiffin collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Ink drawing of Evil Spirits (1974) by Akis

Ink drawing of Evil Spirits (1974) by Akis

Ken and Amirah Inglis collection
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Timothy Akis
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Possum pelt with poker work and ochre designs

Possum pelt with poker work and ochre designs

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous woman carrying a coolamon on her head, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Australia
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'cantchant (shield), 2015'  by Vernon Ah Kee

'cantchant (shield), 2015' by Vernon Ah Kee

Vernon Ah Kee Collection No. 2
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The Final Hearing of the Kenbi Land Claim of 1995, (turtle shell) by Gullawun Daniel Lee, 1999

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Gullawun Daniel Roque Lee collection
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Cox Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gullawun D. Lee
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1994
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Crochet milk jug cover with penguin shells

Crochet milk jug cover with penguin shells

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2003
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Ghost net Dinghy named the 'Loyalty' with Outboard Motor and accessories

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Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Ellarose Savage
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2014
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'Regulations for all rural workers involved in the Cropping Cycle of a GMO' by Diana Boyer

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Diana Boyer collection
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Seven Sisters songline by Josphine Mick, 1994

Seven Sisters songline by Josphine Mick, 1994

Diana James collection
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Josephine Mick
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1994
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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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'CROPPING Bobbara' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

'CROPPING Bobbara' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Spiritual World 1 - Young Mannalargenna, Chief of the NE of Tasmania

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Narmoola Pool

Narmoola Pool

Dean Russell Moody collection
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Leonora, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean R. Moody
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1994
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Painting in the shape of Australia title '(Brolgas) Native Companions'

Painting in the shape of Australia title '(Brolgas) Native C...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Mick L. Councillor
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous man holding a spear, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Australia
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Painted hollow log coffin 'Dhupayupa'

Painted hollow log coffin 'Dhupayupa'

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djambawa Marawilli
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1999
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Map of Australia with kangaroo and boomerang

Map of Australia with kangaroo and boomerang

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Roma, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Ceramic ornamental plate depicting two men fishing in a boat, with a turtle and a fish attached to fishing lines

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1950
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'Bobbara's Slip' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

'Bobbara's Slip' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Turtle Hunt by R. Link

Turtle Hunt by R. Link

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Roy Link
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'Bobbara = to sing (in Wirradjuri)' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

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Diana Boyer collection
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Woven spinifex and raffia porridge bowl and spoon by Yilpi Adamson and Pantjiti Lionel, 2006

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 8
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Pantjiti Lionel
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2006
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Fire and Kangaroo

Fire and Kangaroo

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bede Tungatalum
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting a fish, by Bokarra

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bokarra
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1974
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Painting on card depicting turtle and fish, by Bokarra

Painting on card depicting turtle and fish, by Bokarra

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bokarra
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1974
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Mixed media artwork titled 'Barb Wire and Bad Dreams', in reference to Old Fannie Bay Gaol, Darwin

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Johnno Johnson collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Johnson
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1993
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting figure laying in eliptical form surrounded by five figures, by Bokarra

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bokarra
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1974
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Painting on card depicting four snakes, by Marrkavakara

Painting on card depicting four snakes, by Marrkavakara

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marrkarakara
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1974
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Painted hollow log coffin 'Dhupundi'

Painted hollow log coffin 'Dhupundi'

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gawirrin Gumana
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1999
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Horizon 2

Horizon 2

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Painting on card depicting a figure holding two stone axes, by Wuyal Djarrawarrk

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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One panel of skateboard triptych by Dennis Nona

One panel of skateboard triptych by Dennis Nona

Dennis Nona collection No 2
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Mr Dennis Nona
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Painting in the shape of Australia with model tools stuck to it.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Essences of the Eighties

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Painting on paperbark of kangaroos and trees

Painting on paperbark of kangaroos and trees

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Spiritual World 2

Spiritual World 2

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vernon Graham
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1994
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting two goannas on either side of central pole, by Djarabili

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djarabili
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1974
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Painting on card depicting two goannas holding crabs in their mouths, by Mileripum

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Set of nine A3 sized prints on paper, by Diana Boyer

Set of nine A3 sized prints on paper, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Painting on card depicting turtle between two mushroom shaped forms, by Banapana

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Artist book from 'The Joy of the Garden', by Diana Boyer

Artist book from 'The Joy of the Garden', by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Painting on card depicting three fish, three rays, a turtle and two snakes, by Liyawulumu

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Liyawulumu
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1974
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Painting on card depicting a crocodile and snake

Painting on card depicting a crocodile and snake

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Horizontal element - part of 'The last wave' art installation -  by John Johnson, 2003

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John Johnson collection no. 2
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Griffith, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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