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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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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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The Lord's Prayer [artwork depicting the last supper made from mother-of-pearl]

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General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Bethlehem, West Bank, Israel
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1975
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'Buwakul', hollow log, native plant species

'Buwakul', hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2012
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'Buwakul', Painted hollow log, native plant species

'Buwakul', Painted hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2012
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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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Unknown
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1948
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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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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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2013
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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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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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Unknown
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1948
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'Wakwak/Dhatum/Dirrpu/Dherran/Nindan', Painted hollow log, native plant species

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Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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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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Val Tiffin
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1999
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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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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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Vernon Graham
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'Derrang', Painted hollow log, native plant species

'Derrang', Painted hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2012
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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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'Wungapu', Painted hollow log, native plant species

'Wungapu', Painted hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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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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Final Journey

Final Journey

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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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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'Rakay', Painted hollow log, native plant species

'Rakay', Painted hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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'Rakay', Painted hollow log, native plant species

'Rakay', Painted hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Ganguri or Manmunga', painted hollow log, native plant species

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Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Ganguri or Manmunga', Painted hollow log, native plant species

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Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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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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Vernon Ah Kee
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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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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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Bill Onus
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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 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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Vernon Graham
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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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Spiritual World 3 - Truganini, from the Bruny Island, Southern Tasmania

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vernon Graham
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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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Craft piece made with timber and yarn

Craft piece made with timber and yarn

Professor Derek Freeman collection
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Not provided
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1977
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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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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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Cream and grey polished marble silhouette in the shape of the Southern Cross aeroplane with brass edging

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Austin Byrne collection no. 1
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Mr Austin E. Byrne
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Painting on card depicting five ochre fish, by Lardjanga

Painting on card depicting five ochre fish, by Lardjanga

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lardjanga
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Sheet of copper with a large Ernabella design

Sheet of copper with a large Ernabella design

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Ceramic plate with image of indigenous man, attributed to Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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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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Mr John Johnson
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2003
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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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Painting on card depicting three figures and possum, by Marrkavakara

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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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Marrkarakara
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1974
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'St John and his wort on Bobbara wyrt = herb' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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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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Pokerwork artwork featuring a fish

Pokerwork artwork featuring a fish

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Painting on card featuring tree and pole-like form, by Liawuluma

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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 four booklets titled 'Farmwork', by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Painting on card depicting figure between tapered forms, by Yangarin

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Framed painting of Clydesdale 'Liston Duke'

Framed painting of Clydesdale 'Liston Duke'

Robert Marsh collection
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Mixed media artwork titled 'Barb Wire and Bad Dreams', in reference to Old Fannie Bay Gaol, Darwin

Mixed media artwork titled 'Barb Wire and Bad Dreams', in re...

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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Three cover sheets of the three sets of A3 artworks

Three cover sheets of the three sets of A3 artworks

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Artwork titled 'The Joy of the Garden', by Diana Boyer

Artwork titled 'The Joy of the Garden', by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Painting on card depicting four pole-like forms, by Dula

Painting on card depicting four pole-like forms, by Dula

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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