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Wooden kangaroo figure

Wooden kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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1972
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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Bagu figure made by Sandra Escott, 2012

Bagu figure made by Sandra Escott, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Sandra Escott
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2012
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Button Brasso

Button Brasso

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Half-size bronze profile of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, on a timber base

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Ellen Rogers collection
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Merrylands, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Thelma Dahl
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1932
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Standing kangaroo figure, possibly made from ivory, with a joey in its pouch

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Terence Lane collection
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Kelp foot by Vicki West, 2002

Kelp foot by Vicki West, 2002

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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2002
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Ghost net Ab

Ghost net Ab

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Nancy Naawi
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2014
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Full-size bronze profile of Charles Ulm, on a timber base

Full-size bronze profile of Charles Ulm, on a timber base

Ellen Rogers collection
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Merrylands, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Thelma Dahl
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1932
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White ceramic sculptural bust - Royal Visit 1970

White ceramic sculptural bust - Royal Visit 1970

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1970
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Bagu figure made by Nancy Cowan, 2012

Bagu figure made by Nancy Cowan, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Bagu figure made by Eileen Tep, 2011

Bagu figure made by Eileen Tep, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Eileen Tep
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2011
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Blanket shellfish basket [component of A Blanket Return]

Blanket shellfish basket [component of A Blanket Return]

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Julie Gough collection
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Dr Julie Gough
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Kelp armour by Vicki West, 2003

Kelp armour by Vicki West, 2003

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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Deaths in Custody

Deaths in Custody

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Len Maynard
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'Joh's Run', also titled 'Pumpkin Scone Recipe'

'Joh's Run', also titled 'Pumpkin Scone Recipe'

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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Bagu figure made by Nephi Denham, 2010

Bagu figure made by Nephi Denham, 2010

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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2010
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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 (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Ellarose Savage
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2014
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Glass kangaroo figure filled with coloured sand

Glass kangaroo figure filled with coloured sand

Terence Lane collection
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Bagu figure made by Alison Murray, 2012

Bagu figure made by Alison Murray, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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2012
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Father's Love

Father's Love

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Len Maynard
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2002
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Lead Sinker

Lead Sinker

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Ghost net Oyster Cracker

Ghost net Oyster Cracker

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Ellarose Savage
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2014
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Sculpture in the form of a grotto of Australian flora and fauna, titled 'Aust. No.3', by Paul Greenway, 1978

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Terence Lane collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Paul Greenway
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1978
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Yarnangu Painting Tjarra (Person with Painting) by Nora Holland, Dianne Ungukalpi Golding and Eunice Yunurupa Porter

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Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Eunice Y. Porter
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Byerb Ibaik brass skull by Dennis Nona

Byerb Ibaik brass skull by Dennis Nona

Dennis Nona collection No 2
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Dennis Nona
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Bagu figure made by Denise Kennedy, 2012

Bagu figure made by Denise Kennedy, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Denise Kennedy
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2012
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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Nifty Perfume

Nifty Perfume

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Bagu figure made by Theresa Beeron, 2012

Bagu figure made by Theresa Beeron, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Theresa Beeron
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2012
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Wickerwork figure

Wickerwork figure

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1908
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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A Couple of Emus by Laurie Nilsen

A Couple of Emus by Laurie Nilsen

Laurie Nilsen collection
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Mr Laurie Nilsen
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Basket in glass by Jenni Kemarre Martinello

Basket in glass by Jenni Kemarre Martinello

Jenni Kemarre Martiniello collection
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Kingston, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Jenni K. Martiniello
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2013
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Crean Cream

Crean Cream

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Long necked turtle woven sculpture

Long necked turtle woven sculpture

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Ms Treahna Hamm
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2000
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Ghost net barramundi, by Florence Mable Gutchen

Ghost net barramundi, by Florence Mable Gutchen

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Florence M. Gutchen
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2014
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Bagu figure made by John Murray and Ninney Murray, 2010

Bagu figure made by John Murray and Ninney Murray, 2010

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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John Murray
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Bagu figure made by Nina Andy, 2011

Bagu figure made by Nina Andy, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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2011
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Extract of Stone

Extract of Stone

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [one of a pair]

Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [one of a pair]

Terence Lane collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1935
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Yilkaringkatjanyayi Pitja (Has the Plane Come?) by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

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Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Dianne U. Golding
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Clear hollow glass kangaroo figure

Clear hollow glass kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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Earthenware sculpture of an Aboriginal child

Earthenware sculpture of an Aboriginal child

William Ricketts Sculpture collection no. 1
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Jennifer Naputja Connelly and Mildred Nginana Lyons, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Jennifer N. Connelly
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2015
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Earthenware sculpture of an Aboriginal child

Earthenware sculpture of an Aboriginal child

William Ricketts Sculpture collection no. 1
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William Ricketts
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Snake and tree carving, made by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1973

Snake and tree carving, made by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri...

Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri Carving collection
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Glen Helen Lodge, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
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1973
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Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [second of a pair]

Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [second of a pair]

Terence Lane collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1935
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Mono-plane - sculpture of a single propeller aeroplane by Yvonne Koolmatrie

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Tandanya collection no. 1
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1991
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Bagu figure made by Daniel Beeron, 2011

Bagu figure made by Daniel Beeron, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Daniel Beeron
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Bagu figure made by Sally Murray, 2011

Bagu figure made by Sally Murray, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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2011
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Super Sweetener

Super Sweetener

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Murphy's Law

Murphy's Law

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Helicopter (Flat Chopper) by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Helicopter (Flat Chopper) by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Polly P. Jackson
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Anawari Inpiti Mitchell and Nora Nginana Davidson, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Anawari I. Mitchell
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2015
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Woven pandanus Yawkyawk sculpture in orange, yellow, purple and neutral tones

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Yawkyawk collection
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Yikarrakkal, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Marina Murdilnga
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2005
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Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Jack of Cape Grim

Jack of Cape Grim

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Len Maynard
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1997
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Bagu figure made by Charlotte Beeron, 2010

Bagu figure made by Charlotte Beeron, 2010

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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