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Mornington Island headdress made by Dick Roughsey and worn by him at Keith and Elsie de Witte's wedding in 1955

Mornington Island headdress made by Dick Roughsey and worn b...

Keith and Elsie de Witte collection
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Headdresses
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1955
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In the olden times

In the olden times

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Melanie Roberts
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Painting depicts a bush scene that includes an emu & a turkey

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1977
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mornington Island State School
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There are men spearing turtle in the Appel Channel at Mornington Island

There are men spearing turtle in the Appel Channel at Mornin...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Athol Thomas
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Our Village

Our Village

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Maryanne Loogatha
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Warradatgun

Warradatgun

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Clive Kelly
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mornington Island State School
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Mornington Island

Mornington Island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lennie Paul
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Beach Camp Scene

Beach Camp Scene

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Klennifea
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mornington Island State School
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These are two men that were lost in bushes for years...

These are two men that were lost in bushes for years...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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John Graham
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Creatures of the Sea

Creatures of the Sea

Keith and Elsie de Witte collection
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Bark paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1971
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Denham Island

Denham Island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Helen Reid
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Unknown
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Michelle Watt
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Holiday at Aurukun

Holiday at Aurukun

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Sammy Ben
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Angeline Kelly
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Message stick

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Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mandy Roughsey
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Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1977
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This is Mornington Island along time ago ...

This is Mornington Island along time ago ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Sharon Toby
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Dugong and Turtle Hunting

Dugong and Turtle Hunting

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lionel
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Here is my garden

Here is my garden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Susan Binjari
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Camping Out

Camping Out

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Tania Gavenor
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Message stick

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Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Trawler at anchor

Trawler at anchor

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Robbie Dundaman
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Colin Hills
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The Coming of the First Missionary by Dick Roughsey

The Coming of the First Missionary by Dick Roughsey

Goobalathaldin (Dick Roughsey) collection
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Gouache paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1981
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Florence Bell
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The Dugong Hunt

The Dugong Hunt

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Beriline Loogatha
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Wayne Williams
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Sculpture - wood - turtle

Sculpture - wood - turtle

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Pat Reid
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1975
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Noelene Bell
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Painted marine turtle shell featuring thirteen totemic animals representing the clans of the Lardil people of Mornington Island

Painted marine turtle shell featuring thirteen totemic anima...

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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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dennis Jack
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The Army

The Army

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Curtis Kelly
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Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1977
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Weapon - Boomerang - returning

Weapon - Boomerang - returning

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1979
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Willie Dundamen
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1974
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dion Durrett Nuthi
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Grace Loogatha
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This is Denham Island before the coconut trees were chopped down

This is Denham Island before the coconut trees were chopped ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Irene Yarrak
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Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1977
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mornington Island State School
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Liynton
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Reuben
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This is a river long time ago, this is the Dadrungan River

This is a river long time ago, this is the Dadrungan River

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Averil Kelly
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lee G. Roughsey
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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David Laniey
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Noel Dillan
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Mornington Island

Mornington Island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Stella Roughsey
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Turtle Hunting

Turtle Hunting

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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This is Rocky Island off shore from Mornington Island

This is Rocky Island off shore from Mornington Island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Craig Sandy
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