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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Bark painting depicting pike, file snake, diver bird, water goanna and kangaroo by David Malangi, Milingimbi, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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1965
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Bark painting depicting a male human figure with outstretched hands by David Malangi, Milingimbi, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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1965
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Sculpture - wood - witchetty grub

Sculpture - wood - witchetty grub

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djulwadak Dawidi
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1965
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gonun
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1965
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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1965
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Painting depicts four human figures and a canoe

Painting depicts four human figures and a canoe

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djatjiwuy
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1965
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Bark painting depicting six crabs by Tom Djawa, Milingimbi, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tom Djawa
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1965
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Painting depicts rainmakers

Painting depicts rainmakers

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mutpu
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1965
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Flat clapstick, tapered both ends with geometric pigmented t...

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Clapsticks
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Magani
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1965
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuwati
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1965
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Ngarra Ceremonies.

Ngarra Ceremonies.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djangubali
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1965
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Painting depicts lizards and snakes

Painting depicts lizards and snakes

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Dhatanju
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1965
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Mortuary rites - painting depicts two goannas

Mortuary rites - painting depicts two goannas

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bunawuy
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1965
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The Birrkili turtles.

The Birrkili turtles.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuwati
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1965
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Painting depicts stingrays

Painting depicts stingrays

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Borpani
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1965
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Head ornament

Head ornament

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Head ornaments
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djulwadak Dawidi
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1965
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Birrkili Ceremony.

Birrkili Ceremony.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuwati
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1965
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Bark painting depicts two long-necked birds and three men with a dog

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Lipundja
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1965
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Dhuwa Ngarra.

Dhuwa Ngarra.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mutpu
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1965
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Yirritja circumcision ceremony.

Yirritja circumcision ceremony.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mutpu
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1965
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Painting depicts an abstract pattern with turtles.

Painting depicts an abstract pattern with turtles.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuwati
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1965
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Painting depicts the Birrikili Ceremony

Painting depicts the Birrikili Ceremony

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuwati
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1965
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Painting depicts an insect-like figure with an ant-like body

Painting depicts an insect-like figure with an ant-like body

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Watjarrkul
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1965
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Gupupuyngu mortuary rites

Gupupuyngu mortuary rites

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djikillulu
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1965
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Painting depicts a large lizard between 2 snakes

Painting depicts a large lizard between 2 snakes

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Dhatanju
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1965
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Painting depicts two tortoises and five catfish

Painting depicts two tortoises and five catfish

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bungawuy
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1965
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Painting depicts a goanna, a snake, catfish and catfish bones

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djulwadak Dawidi
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1965
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Painting depicting seven serpent-like forms, by Buranday Waynbarrnga

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Buranday Waynbarrnga
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1965
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Painting depicts a hollow log, humans and several animals

Painting depicts a hollow log, humans and several animals

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djulwadak Dawidi
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1965
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Painting depicts

Painting depicts "Djalambu" the great guardian spirit

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bungawuy
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1965
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Gupupuyngu mortuary rites.

Gupupuyngu mortuary rites.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bungawuy
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1965
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Painting depicts a cabbage tree palm

Painting depicts a cabbage tree palm

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Walipurru
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1965
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Painting depicts two serpents

Painting depicts two serpents

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Balimang
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1965
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Painting depicts a turtle, spear and other sea creatures

Painting depicts a turtle, spear and other sea creatures

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Borpani
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1965
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Djalamabu.

Djalamabu.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bungawuy
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1965
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Painting depicts fish and other creatures

Painting depicts fish and other creatures

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanganarralil
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1965
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Gupupuyngu mortuary rites.

Gupupuyngu mortuary rites.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bungawuy
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1965
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Painting depicts the rites of the Diver Dance associated with Djalambu Ceremony

Painting depicts the rites of the Diver Dance associated wit...

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bungawuy
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1965
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Dua Ngarra Ceremony.

Dua Ngarra Ceremony.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djunmal
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1965
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Painting depicts a hollow log, humans and several animals

Painting depicts a hollow log, humans and several animals

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djulwadak Dawidi
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1965
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Catfish sculpture

Catfish sculpture

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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1965
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Djalambu.

Djalambu.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bungawuy
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1965
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Bark painting of a ceremonial object representing the elder Wawilak sister

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djulwadak Dawidi
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1965
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Turtle sculpture

Turtle sculpture

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuwati
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1965
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Painting depicts the Yirritja Narra ceremony

Painting depicts the Yirritja Narra ceremony

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tom Djawa
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1965
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Brolga.

Brolga.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djulwadak Dawidi
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1965
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Painting depicts a water goanna

Painting depicts a water goanna

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bunawuy
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1965
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Painting depicts catfish and swordfish

Painting depicts catfish and swordfish

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djunmal
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1965
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Sculpture

Sculpture

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Dhatanju
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1965
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Sandra Holmes collection no. 7
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Painting depicts a human figure and a dronepipe

Painting depicts a human figure and a dronepipe

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djulwadak Dawidi
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1965
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Dilly Bag Fish Trap

Dilly Bag Fish Trap

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djulwadak Dawidi
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1965
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