Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Ground yellow ochre from Mindilu or Three Ways on Melville Island

Ground yellow ochre from Mindilu or Three Ways on Melville I...

Tiwi Arts Network collection
Apply Tiwi Arts Network collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Ochre sample used by Kenny Brown, 2013

Ochre sample used by Kenny Brown, 2013

Kenny Brown collection
Apply Kenny Brown collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Mr Kenny Brown
Apply Mr Kenny Brown filter
Red ochre

Red ochre

Stan Mitchell collection
Apply Stan Mitchell collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Ground white ochre from Bathurst or Melville Island

Ground white ochre from Bathurst or Melville Island

Tiwi Arts Network collection
Apply Tiwi Arts Network collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter

Image Unavailable

White ochre used in painting

Tandanya collection no. 3
Apply Tandanya collection no. 3 filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Piece of Australian red ochre

Piece of Australian red ochre

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
Apply Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4 filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Mr Victor Carell
Apply Mr Victor Carell filter
1953
Apply 1953 filter

Image Unavailable

White ochre used in painting

Tandanya collection no. 3
Apply Tandanya collection no. 3 filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Block of white ochre from Bathurst or Melville Island

Block of white ochre from Bathurst or Melville Island

Tiwi Arts Network collection
Apply Tiwi Arts Network collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter

Image Unavailable

Yellow ochre

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
Apply Australian Institute of Anatomy collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter

Image Unavailable

34 predominantly brown ochres used in the production of a gr...

Tandanya collection no. 3
Apply Tandanya collection no. 3 filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Red ochre

Red ochre

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
Apply Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1 filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia filter
Albert Burunga
Apply Albert Burunga filter
1966
Apply 1966 filter
Red ochre

Red ochre

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
Apply Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1 filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Albert Barunga
Apply Albert Barunga filter
Block of yellow ochre from Mindilu or Three Ways on Melville Island

Block of yellow ochre from Mindilu or Three Ways on Melville...

Tiwi Arts Network collection
Apply Tiwi Arts Network collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter
White ochre

White ochre

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
Apply Lew Parlette collection no. 2 filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Red ochre

Red ochre

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Finniss Springs, South Australia, Australia
Apply Finniss Springs, South Australia, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
Ground white ochre from Bathurst or Melville Island

Ground white ochre from Bathurst or Melville Island

Tiwi Arts Network collection
Apply Tiwi Arts Network collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter

Image Unavailable

Yellow ochre

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Ground white ochre

Ground white ochre

Frederick D McCarthy collection
Apply Frederick D McCarthy collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Apply Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1962
Apply 1962 filter
Ground red ochre

Ground red ochre

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
Apply Tooloyn Koortakay collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
Apply East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia filter
2002
Apply 2002 filter
Yellow ochre from Mindilu or Three Ways on Melville Island

Yellow ochre from Mindilu or Three Ways on Melville Island

Tiwi Arts Network collection
Apply Tiwi Arts Network collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Ochre

Ochre

RG Kimber collection no. 1
Apply RG Kimber collection no. 1 filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Ground red ochre created by burning yellow ochre

Ground red ochre created by burning yellow ochre

Tiwi Arts Network collection
Apply Tiwi Arts Network collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Ground red ochre

Ground red ochre

Frederick D McCarthy collection
Apply Frederick D McCarthy collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Apply Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1962
Apply 1962 filter

Image Unavailable

Yellow ochre

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter
Ground yellow ochre from Mindilu or Three Ways on Melville Island

Ground yellow ochre from Mindilu or Three Ways on Melville I...

Tiwi Arts Network collection
Apply Tiwi Arts Network collection filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter

Image Unavailable

Red ochre used in painting

Tandanya collection no. 3
Apply Tandanya collection no. 3 filter
Ochre
Apply Ochre filter