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Pencil drawing in Papunya style by Uta Uta Tjangala, Pintupi, 1971

Pencil drawing in Papunya style by Uta Uta Tjangala, Pintupi...

Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Pencil drawings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1971
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Mythological Mallierra (post initiation) ceremonies at Winparrku

Mythological Mallierra (post initiation) ceremonies at Winpa...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Snake Dreaming for Children by  Uta Uta Tjangala, 1972  polymer on board

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1972
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'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1981

'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1981

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1981
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Chisel, made by Paddy Tjangala, 1972

Chisel, made by Paddy Tjangala, 1972

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Adzes
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Tjangala
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1972
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Brian Hayden collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Ceremonial object

Ceremonial object

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Ceremonial objects
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1990
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Dot painting featuring concentric circles yellow with white dots

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Benny Pinabooka Tjapaltjarri
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Carved and painted carpet snake by Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri

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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri Carving collection
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Wood carvings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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Ceremonial object

Ceremonial object

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Ceremonial objects
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1990
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Wooden spear with a wide flat head that is decorated with chevrons, dots and lines in red, black, white and yellow

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Goodmans collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra
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1970
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Stone knife blade

Stone knife blade

Brian Hayden collection
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Knives
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Brian Hayden
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Dot painting with five concentric circles from Papunya

Dot painting with five concentric circles from Papunya

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Musty Ebataringa
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Sweet Potato Dreaming by Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa,

Sweet Potato Dreaming by Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa,

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa
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Adze

Adze

Brian Hayden collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Brian Hayden
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1972
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Dot painting orange with white dots from Papunya Tula

Dot painting orange with white dots from Papunya Tula

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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John John T. Bennett
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Stone knife blade

Stone knife blade

Brian Hayden collection
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Knives
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Brian Hayden
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Kimirrakinari

Kimirrakinari

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Joy Crombie
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Human hair neckpiece

Human hair neckpiece

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Personal adornments
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Dot painting

Dot painting

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Winpupulla

Winpupulla

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Kununurra, Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Tjumpo Tjapanangka
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A dot painting

A dot painting

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
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1996
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Club

Club

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Clubs
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Paddy Carroll Tjungurrayi
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Possums at Ngamarunya

Possums at Ngamarunya

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
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1973
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Shield

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1976
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Ngalyipi Dreaming

Ngalyipi Dreaming

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Carroll Tjungurrayi
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1982
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Dot painting of three vertical concentric circles joined by wavy black lines

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1975
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Travels of two snakes

Travels of two snakes

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kenny Williams Tjampitjinpa
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1988
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Tracks of the Rock Wallaby

Tracks of the Rock Wallaby

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie Egalie Tjapaltjarri
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1988
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Shallow, wooden container

Shallow, wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Bush Banana Dreaming

Bush Banana Dreaming

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eunice Napangardi
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Dot painting with central concentric circles and wavy yellow dot lines

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
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Dot painting with six concentric circles by Alison Nampitjinpa Anderson

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Alison Nampitjinpa
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Top grinding stone

Top grinding stone

Brian Hayden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Brian Hayden
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Snake Dreaming

Snake Dreaming

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Wally
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