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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

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Keith and Elsie de Witte collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Painting no. 14, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The Wangoo flee the mountain and Goorialla awakens

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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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Painting no. 12, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The Tree-goanna brothers, the Wangoo, climbed after Goorialla

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Painting no. 15, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla tears the mountain to pieces and hurls it all over the country

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Painting no. 9, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - No-one has any room - the Rainbow lorikeet boys ask Goorialla for shelter

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Painting no. 8, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The young Bil-bil brothers come running in for shelter

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Painting no. 16, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla goes down onto the sea, leaving the country peopled with animals as well as humans

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Message stick

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Dick and Lindsay Roughsey collection
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Painting no. 11, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla flees towards the only great mountain, Borabunaru

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Painting no. 13, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The Wangoo cut Goorialla open and the Bil-bil brothers emerged as Rainbow lorikeets

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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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The Coming of the First Missionary by Dick Roughsey

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Goobalathaldin (Dick Roughsey) collection
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Painting no. 6, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla showing the men how to dance properly

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Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

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Painting no. 5, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla watching men dancing the sacred Butta keera

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Painting no. 2, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla leaves Narabyllgan and travels north

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Creatures of the Sea

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Keith and Elsie de Witte collection
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Painting no. 1, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla making Narabullgan

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Painting no. 7, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Everybody builds shelters because a storm is coming

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Painting no. 4, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla making Minalinka lagoon

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Painting no. 3, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla making Naradunga and Gormungan

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Painting no. 10, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla swallows the Bil-bil brothers

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Brolgas Gather at Dawn

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Print from Giant Devil-Dingo Series

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Untitled illustration for pages 20-21 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

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Untitled illustration for pages 16-17 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Untitled illustration for pages 6-7 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Painting 2, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - depicting an old woma...

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Bathing the two Initiated Boys

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Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Fishing with native net and spears

Fishing with native net and spears

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Untitled illustration for pages 32-33 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

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Child's drawing - Baby Larking

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Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The Butcher-Bird Brothers, Chooku...

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Willy wagtails scolding Quinkin

Willy wagtails scolding Quinkin

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Initiation Ceremony, Mornington Island

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Men Decorating Themselves for a Corroboree

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Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

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Painting 10, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The Butcher-Bird Bro...

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Mothers Taking Food and Water to Initiates

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Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

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Playing Ball

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Untitled illustration for pages 12-13 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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