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Gupupuyngu mortuary rites.

Gupupuyngu mortuary rites.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Binyinyuway
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1967
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Bark painting 'Gubabingu mortuary ceremony' by Binyinyuwuy, Milingimbi, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Binyinyuwuy
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1967
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mindjel
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1967
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Bark painting 'The butterflies who sustain the 'shades' with nectar' by Binyinyuwuy, Milingimbi, 1967

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Binyinyuwuy
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1967
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Bark painting 'Wagilag Ritual' by Dawidi Djulwadak, Milingimbi, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dawidi
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1967
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Bark painting depicting yams, decorated with dots, in centre with six birds

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1967
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Bark painting 'The Wagilag Story' by Dawidi Djulwadak, Milingimbi, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dawidi
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1967
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Bark painting 'Tree Spirit' by David Malangi, Milingimbi, 1967

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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1967
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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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Bark painting depicting a goanna, a tree and a drum, by Libunja, Milingimbi, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Lipundja
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1967
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Bark painting 'The Gadadangul Snake' by Paddy Dhatanju, Milingimbi, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Dhatanju
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1967
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Painting depicts a mass of creatures clustered around a stout rectangular pole.

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Lipundja
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1967
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Bark painting depicting a cut-up shark

Bark painting depicting a cut-up shark

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanganaralil
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1967
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The Story of  Marngu.

The Story of Marngu.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dawudi
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1967
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Painting is divided into 2 panels and includes fish

Painting is divided into 2 panels and includes fish

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Baliman II
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1967
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Gupupuyngu Mortuary Rites.

Gupupuyngu Mortuary Rites.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boyun
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1967
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Djankawo

Djankawo

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Barija
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1967
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Djankawo.

Djankawo.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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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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1967
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Dua Narra: Djawalknur.

Dua Narra: Djawalknur.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nganganaralil
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1967
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painting depicts 2 triangular shapes pointed towards one another, segmented by band of crosshatching

painting depicts 2 triangular shapes pointed towards one ano...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Murdbu
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1967
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Painting depicts a large central medallion of a beetle form with 6 other forms

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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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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1967
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Banagaga.

Banagaga.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Banagaga
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1967
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Painting depicts 3 poles

Painting depicts 3 poles

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gimindje
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1967
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Cat-fish associated with the death ceremony

Cat-fish associated with the death 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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Ganbitjun
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1967
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Djadjiwui.

Djadjiwui.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djadjiwui
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1967
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Painting depicts a pair of decorated poles with crosshatched diamonds & bands.

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djunmal
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1967
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Dudmarin.

Dudmarin.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dumarin
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1967
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Painting depicts a hollow log, catfish, ducks a spearthrower & several plant forms.

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bungawuy
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1967
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Painting depicts a large serpent, lizards and fish

Painting depicts a large serpent, lizards and fish

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Waku
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1967
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Painting depicts wedge shaped forms with pointed heads in yellow with black & white marks on back

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wudjinauwi
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1967
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Gimindio.

Gimindio.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gimindjo
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1967
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Daingangan.

Daingangan.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Daingangan
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1967
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Djunmal.

Djunmal.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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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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1967
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Tree Spirit Manarrngu Mortuary Rites.

Tree Spirit Manarrngu 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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David D. Malangi
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1967
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Painting depicts a pair of canoe shapes with red & black ends & crosshatching

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mundingu
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1967
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Headdress used in mortuary ceremonies

Headdress used in mortuary ceremonies

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Headdresses
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ngulmarmar
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1967
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Painting depicts  a yellow headed snake next to a small wallaby

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Giminydju
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1967
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Painting has horizontal band dividing it into 2 panels and depicts 2 limbless lizard-type creatures

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Murdbu
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1967
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Bark painting depicts a snake, coiling around four figures and a boomerang.

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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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1967
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Painting depicts a design in 3 parts and includes a boomerang, oval shapes with crosshatched & dotted vertical bands

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dawudi
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1967
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Painting depicts spear or club heads

Painting depicts spear or club heads

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rarrtji
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1967
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Libundja.

Libundja.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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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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1967
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Bark painting primarily of diamond patterns in crosshatching and plain colours by Djawa and Bunguwuy, Milingimbi

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Bunguwuy
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1967
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Painting depicts a pair of full length snake-like figures with cross bands of dots & crosshatching.

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bininjuwi
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1967
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Painting depicts a pair of crossed sticks with striped bands and 2 bandicoots

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Lipundja
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1967
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painting depicting thin limbless figure with human face & ears elongated

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter
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1967
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Baliman
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1967
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Wagilag.

Wagilag.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nganganaralil
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1967
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