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Painting by Gordon Syron entitled 'Water hole of the sleepy lizard', 1983

Painting by Gordon Syron entitled 'Water hole of the sleepy ...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1983
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Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Lily Karadeda
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'Cropping Bobbara' by Diana Boyer

'Cropping Bobbara' by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Paraku and Walmajarri People' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

'Paraku and Walmajarri People' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Mulan, Western Australia, Australia
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Veronica Lulu
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2007
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Yala, the sweet potato

Yala, the sweet potato

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1975
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Gouche and pen painting titled 'Sea Creatures'

Gouche and pen painting titled 'Sea Creatures'

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Mount Ernest (Nagir/Naghir) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Aust...
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Christina 'Chrissy' L. Nakata
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1992
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Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tommy S. Tjakamarra
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1976
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Kungkarangkalpa by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Kungkarangkalpa by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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2011
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'Minyipuru Claypan' by Bugai Whyoulter, 2007

'Minyipuru Claypan' by Bugai Whyoulter, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Bugai Whyoulter
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2007
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Minyipuru' by Rita Simpson, Rosie Williams and Dulcie Gibbs, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Rita Simpson
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2007
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Depicts a flower

Depicts a flower

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Miners by Jean Burke

Miners by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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'Witji Rock Holes' by Jane Gimme, 2007

'Witji Rock Holes' by Jane Gimme, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Jane Gimme
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2007
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Women's Dreaming, by Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Women's Dreaming, by Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Emily K. Kngwarreye
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Walungawari Waterhole by Queenie McKenzie, 1998

Walungawari Waterhole by Queenie McKenzie, 1998

Judith and Ron Behan collection no. 1
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Queenie M. Nakarra
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1998
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'Tjunyinkya', painted by Johnnie Scobie Tjapanangka and Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1977

'Tjunyinkya', painted by Johnnie Scobie Tjapanangka and Turk...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnnie S. Tjapanangka
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1977
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'Tingarri Men at Ngalkalarra', painted by  Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra, 1975

'Tingarri Men at Ngalkalarra', painted by Freddy Tjugudi We...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra
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1975
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Framed dot painting on canvas board

Framed dot painting on canvas board

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Australian Landscape, by Shane Pickett.

Australian Landscape, by Shane Pickett.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1980
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Circus Waters Massacre by Dorcas Tinnimay Bennett, Judith Chambers and Delilah Shepherd, 2012

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Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Dorcas T. Bennett
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2012
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'Mustering' by Veronia Lulu, 2007

'Mustering' by Veronia Lulu, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Mulan, Western Australia, Australia
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Veronica Lulu
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2007
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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'Dreaming Story at Warlugulong (Warlukulangu)' by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1976

'Dreaming Story at Warlugulong (Warlukulangu)' by Clifford P...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2007
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Dot painting on canvas by Magaret Bumble Bee

Dot painting on canvas by Magaret Bumble Bee

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Margaret Bumble Bee
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Waiting for Shop by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Waiting for Shop by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Landscape, by Shane Pickett.

Landscape, by Shane Pickett.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1982
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Giles Weather Station by Dorcas Tinnimay Bennett

Giles Weather Station by Dorcas Tinnimay Bennett

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Dorcas T. Bennett
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2011
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Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Karadada
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'Kumpupirntily' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

'Kumpupirntily' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Yanjimi P. Rowlands
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2008
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Women's Story

Women's Story

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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David Corby Tjapaltjarri
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'Purlpa' by Dadda Samson, 2007

'Purlpa' by Dadda Samson, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2007
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Wongukurrata by Anatjari No 3 Tjakamarra

Wongukurrata by Anatjari No 3 Tjakamarra

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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Land Management, Burning Country by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Land Management, Burning Country by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Dianne U. Golding
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2012
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'Jitirr' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

'Jitirr' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Jukuja D. Snell
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2007
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Macauley and McDougall by Jean Burke

Macauley and McDougall by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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'Time Change' p.1

'Time Change' p.1

Diana Boyer collection
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Castle of Rheinstein

Castle of Rheinstein

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 -  depicts five sharks

Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 - depicts five sharks

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Madi
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1964
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'Wantili to Wuranu' by Lily Long and Sarah Brooks, 2007

'Wantili to Wuranu' by Lily Long and Sarah Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Long
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2007
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'Kunawarritji to Wajaparni' collaborative work, 2008

'Kunawarritji to Wajaparni' collaborative work, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Patrick Tjungurrayi
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2007
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'Dreaming at Kampurarrpa (Kamparrarrpa)', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1976
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Rock Wallaby - Charlie Egeley, artist

Rock Wallaby - Charlie Egeley, artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Charlie Egeley
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My Father's Donkeys by Jean Burke

My Father's Donkeys by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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Painting on masonite by Marbi (aka Mack), 1965 - depicting trees, kangaroo and turtle

Painting on masonite by Marbi (aka Mack), 1965 - depicting t...

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marbi
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1965
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'Wilkinkarra Men's Camp', painted by Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
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1975
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'Nyilangkurr' by Donald Moko, 2007

'Nyilangkurr' by Donald Moko, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Donald Moko
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2007
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Hill view of the farmlands, by Shane Pickett.

Hill view of the farmlands, by Shane Pickett.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1980
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'Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

'Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyuju S. Brown
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2007
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Hunting Woman by Pauline Woods

Hunting Woman by Pauline Woods

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pauline Woods
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NPY Women's Council by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

NPY Women's Council by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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Painting of an emu and snake with the sun

Painting of an emu and snake with the sun

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Colin Wightman
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'Tika Tika' by Nola Campbell, 2008

'Tika Tika' by Nola Campbell, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Patjarr, Western Australia, Australia
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Nola Campbell
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Painting on masonite by  Larangana, 1964 - depicts a river and a snake, together with three fish, a stingray, nine birds and twenty three eggs.

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Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Larangana
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1964
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Girl Shattered

Girl Shattered

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Lin Onus
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1989
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'Time Change' p.12, 13

'Time Change' p.12, 13

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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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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