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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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Spiritual World 3 - Truganini, from the Bruny Island, Southern Tasmania

Spiritual World 3 - Truganini, from the Bruny Island, Southe...

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vernon Graham
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The Final Hearing of the Kenbi Land Claim of 1995, (turtle shell) by Gullawun Daniel Lee, 1999

The Final Hearing of the Kenbi Land Claim of 1995, (turtle s...

Gullawun Daniel Roque Lee collection
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Cox Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gullawun D. Lee
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1994
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Campfire, 2000

Campfire, 2000

Tony Albert collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Tony Albert
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2000
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Found objects? an artwork consisting of five small ceramic bottles

Found objects? an artwork consisting of five small ceramic b...

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Val Tiffin collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Val Tiffin
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1999
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Spiritual World 4 - Old Mannalargenna, Chief of the NE Tasmania

Spiritual World 4 - Old Mannalargenna, Chief of the NE Tasma...

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vernon Graham
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Final Journey

Final Journey

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Len Maynard
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Narmoola Pool

Narmoola Pool

Dean Russell Moody collection
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Leonora, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean R. Moody
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1994
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Ceramic wall tile of Alipurra (Pelican) by Eddie Puruntatameri, Bathurst Island, 1978

Ceramic wall tile of Alipurra (Pelican) by Eddie Puruntatame...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1978
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Ceramic ornamental plate depicting two men fishing in a boat, with a turtle and a fish attached to fishing lines

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1950
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Spiritual World 1 - Young Mannalargenna, Chief of the NE of Tasmania

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Paper ovals with a black silhouette of Rear Admiral John Gore

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Gallaway-Gore collection
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Macrame wall hanging, Keerna Kuyang (Eel traps), by Debra Couzens, Gippsland VIC

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Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Debra Couzens
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2002
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The Lord's Prayer [artwork depicting the last supper made from mother-of-pearl]

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General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Bethlehem, West Bank, Israel
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1975
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Crochet milk jug cover with penguin shells

Crochet milk jug cover with penguin shells

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2003
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Forget me not, a contemporary artwork in the form of a breastplate, made by Pierre Cavalan

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Pierre Cavalan collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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1998
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Possum pelt with poker work and ochre designs

Possum pelt with poker work and ochre designs

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Breastplate artwork, Treahna Hamm, 2005

Koorie Heritage Trust collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Ms Treahna Hamm
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Collage titled 'The City. (John Martins ABC-TV)'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Kieron Keeler
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Sheet of copper with a large Ernabella design

Sheet of copper with a large Ernabella design

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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"Crossing The Line" and "Sleigh Meeting on the St Lawrence"

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Carving on an oblong shaped piece of wood depicting a person wearing a headdress (Wandjina), two snakes and an emu

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Enid Bowden collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Neta
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Embroidery - Crochet butterfly, Mornington Island QLD

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Lake Pieces [Four panel artwork]

Lake Pieces [Four panel artwork]

Jay Arthur collection
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Dr Jay Arthur
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2000
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Green leaf with curled edges decorated with yellow, black, g...

Claire Smith collection
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Cream and grey polished marble silhouette in the shape of the Southern Cross aeroplane with brass edging

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Austin Byrne collection no. 1
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Mr Austin E. Byrne
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Wooden "paddle pop" stick decorated with coloured beads

Claire Smith collection
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Horizontal element - part of 'The last wave' art installation -  by John Johnson, 2003

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John Johnson collection no. 2
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Griffith, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Johnson
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2003
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Framed artwork of velvet material with a drawing of an Abori...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Sorry Wall - Fragmentation by Pamela Croft and Cheryl Moodai Robinson

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Pamela Croft and Cheryl Moodai Robinson collection
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Matters of her Heart

Matters of her Heart

Pamela Croft collection
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Keppel Sands, Queensland, Australia
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Pamela J. Croft
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1993
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Door hanging composed of various hand painted seed pods.

Door hanging composed of various hand painted seed pods.

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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1994
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Mixed media artwork titled 'Barb Wire and Bad Dreams', in reference to Old Fannie Bay Gaol, Darwin

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Johnno Johnson collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Johnson
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1993
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The Lord's Prayer [artwork depicting the last supper made wi...

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Bethlehem, West Bank, Israel
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1980
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All Stock Must Go! (The Cattle Truck) 1996, by Campfire Grou...

Campfire Group All Stock Must Go collection
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Campfire Group
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Wall decoration

Wall decoration

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Helen Mabo
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1992
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Breastplate artwork, Treahna Hamm, 2005

Breastplate artwork, Treahna Hamm, 2005

Koorie Heritage Trust collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Ms Treahna Hamm
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Fish 'n' Chips, by the Campfire Group, 1997

Fish 'n' Chips, by the Campfire Group, 1997

Campfire Group Fish 'n' Chips collection
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Campfire Group
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Essences of the Eighties

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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Vertical element - part of 'The last wave' art installation -  by John Johnson, 2003

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John Johnson collection no. 2
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Griffith, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Johnson
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Rock painted with a lizard design

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kutungu (Betty) Munti
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1994
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Spiritual World 2

Spiritual World 2

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vernon Graham
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1994
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