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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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Weapon - Boomerang - returning

Weapon - Boomerang - returning

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1979
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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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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

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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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Message stick

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Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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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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Noelene Bell
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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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Lee G. Roughsey
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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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Child's drawing - This is a river long time ago, this is the Dadrungan River by Averil Kelly age 14yrs

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

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mandy Roughsey
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Gouache painting, 'The Coming of the First Missionary' by Dick Roughsey

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Goobalathaldin (Dick Roughsey) collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Child's drawing - Beach Camp Scene by Klennifea age 13yrs

Child's drawing - Beach Camp Scene by Klennifea age 13yrs

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

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Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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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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Harry Naranatish
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Child's drawing - In the olden times by Melanie Roberts, age 10yrs

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Melanie Roberts
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Child's drawing - Dugong and Turtle Hunting by Lionel, Mornington Island QLD

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

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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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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Daisy Williams
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Child's drawing - Here is my garden by Susan Binjari, 12yrs, Mornington Island QLD

Child's drawing - Here is my garden by Susan Binjari, 12yrs,...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Susan Binjari
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Grace Loogatha
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Child's drawing - There are men spearing turtle in the Appel Channel at Mornington Island by Athol Thomas age 14yrs

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Athol Thomas
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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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Message stick

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Child's drawing - Mornington Island by Lennie Paul age 9yrs

Child's drawing - Mornington Island by Lennie Paul age 9yrs

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Lennie Paul
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Michelle Watt
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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 - 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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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dion Durrett Nuthi
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Liynton
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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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Child's drawing - The Barge by oelene Bell age 12yrs, Mornington Island State School QLD

Child's drawing - The Barge by oelene Bell age 12yrs, Mornin...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Noelene Bell
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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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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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Dale
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Florence Bell
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Child's drawing - I went to the Point to see the boat coming in the channel, it was a little boat it came on Mornington by Curtis Kelly

Child's drawing - I went to the Point to see the boat coming...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Curtis Kelly
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Creatures of the Sea

Creatures of the Sea

Keith and Elsie de Witte collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1971
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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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Bryan Escott
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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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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

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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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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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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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Klennifer Jacobs
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Duncan Roughsey
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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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'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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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

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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 - This story is about the sunset on the islands

Child's drawing - This story is about the sunset on the isla...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lisa James
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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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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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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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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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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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David Laniey
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Noel Dillan
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