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Bark painting 'Birth of a Mimi' by Yirawala, mouth of the Liverpool River

Bark painting 'Birth of a Mimi' by Yirawala, mouth of the Li...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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Abstract design on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

Abstract design on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1948
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Film negative - Cutherson Falls, upper Liverpool River,  Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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The Men, Adungun, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

The Men, Adungun, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1948
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Work on paper depicting a goanna and crocodiles, Oenpelli, 1948

Work on paper depicting a goanna and crocodiles, Oenpelli, 1...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1948
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The Lightning Man, Namaragan depicted on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

The Lightning Man, Namaragan depicted on paper, Oenpelli, 19...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1948
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Painting depicts a fresh water crocodile

Painting depicts a fresh water crocodile

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Kuparrku
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Film negative - Wet-weather hut of the unmarried men, headwaters of Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Painting depicts two rainbow snakes

Painting depicts two rainbow snakes

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fred D. Narraldol
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Land Kangaroo

Land Kangaroo

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Namerredge
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Film negative - Women carrying large plaited baskets, Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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The Man Dauandja, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

The Man Dauandja, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1948
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Painting depicting a crocodile, by David Milaybuma

Painting depicting a crocodile, by David Milaybuma

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Milaybuma
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Fresh-water Tortoise work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

Fresh-water Tortoise work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1948
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Bark painting 'The Dead Spirit' by Yirawala, Marrgulidban

Bark painting 'The Dead Spirit' by Yirawala, Marrgulidban

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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Two Turtles by Billy Yirawala

Two Turtles by Billy Yirawala

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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Abstract design on paper from Oenpelli,1948

Abstract design on paper from Oenpelli,1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1948
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Film negative - Man with rock python, Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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1928
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The Honey Man, Boubit-Boubit, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

The Honey Man, Boubit-Boubit, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1948
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Work on paper depicting a bird, Oenpelli, 1948

Work on paper depicting a bird, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Painting depicts three human figures, an echidna and hunting tools.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dick N. Murrumurru
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The Hammerhead Shark, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

The Hammerhead Shark, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1948
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Painting depicts the dismembered head and fore feet of a kangaroo

Painting depicts the dismembered head and fore feet of a kan...

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Oscar Gawulgu
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Devil (Namalbe)

Devil (Namalbe)

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Balir Balir
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1965
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Rock Kangaroo eating (Kalberk) by Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi

Rock Kangaroo eating (Kalberk) by Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi
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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fred D. Narraldol
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1974
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Painting depicts two anthropomorphic figures

Painting depicts two anthropomorphic figures

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Gunbunuka
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Burlung (Rainbow Serpent) with eggs

Burlung (Rainbow Serpent) with eggs

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Maralwanga
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Rock  kangaroo.

Rock kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi
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1974
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A  man with spears.

A man with spears.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mandarg
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Ngalyod - The Rainbow Serpent.

Ngalyod - The Rainbow Serpent.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Andrew Munkali
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1974
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Painting depicts a fish painted in the x-ray style

Painting depicts a fish painted in the x-ray style

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dick N. Murrumurru
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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuwunyuwun
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1974
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Bark painting depicting two water goannas

Bark painting depicting two water goannas

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Dick N. Murrumurru
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Long neck turtle.

Long neck turtle.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dick N. Murrumurru
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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuwunyuwun Marruwarr
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1974
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Two yams.

Two yams.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Barrbuwa
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Plain Kangaroo.

Plain Kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuwunyuwun Marruwarr
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1974
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Kangaroo (Wolerrk).

Kangaroo (Wolerrk).

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi
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1974
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Expedition guides next to wet-weather huts, photographed by Herbert Basedow, Liverpool River, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Painting depicts a fresh water crocodile

Painting depicts a fresh water crocodile

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Kuparrku
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Salt  water bream.

Salt water bream.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gunninja
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Coiled Snake (Bark:Totemic Snake)

Coiled Snake (Bark:Totemic Snake)

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Guningbal
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Painting depicts a long snake in coiled position

Painting depicts a long snake in coiled position

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuwunyuwun
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Ngamanwadi (fresh water crocodile)

Ngamanwadi (fresh water crocodile)

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Maralwanga
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Two dugong.

Two dugong.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narlongi
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1930
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Painting depicts a Mimi figure and dilly bag

Painting depicts a Mimi figure and dilly bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nyuma Nyuma
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