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Bark painting depicting two people walking over a landscape

Bark painting depicting two people walking over a landscape

Air Commodore W Bolitho collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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A bullroarer design

A bullroarer design

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie Mardigan
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1962
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Lantern slide - Group of Aboriginal people, Cape Dombey, north of Port Keats, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Cape Dombey, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Painting on masonite depicting a human figure with elbows bent & hands upraised.

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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Hafted stone hatchet

Hafted stone hatchet

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Hatchets
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Painting depicts a human figure with elbows bent & hands upraised

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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting depicting camping scene with trees, low hills, a stream and animals

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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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1975
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Bark painting depicting turtles and snakes

Bark painting depicting turtles and snakes

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Tess Narndu
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Bark painting depicting pattern of diamond shapes and concen...

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting depicting ceremonial design of curved lines and concentric circles

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Christopher Barungba
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1966
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Two Conidae Conus Trigonus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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John Nganbe
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Bark painting depicting stylising leaf forms and circles

Bark painting depicting stylising leaf forms and circles

Gabriella Roy collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret R. Perdjert
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Bark painting featuring white dot design on red background

Bark painting featuring white dot design on red background

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting featuring yellow design on red background

Bark painting featuring yellow design on red background

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Genevieve Ngunbe
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Bark painting depicting an abstract design with wavy line and circles

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Air Commodore W Bolitho collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting featuring dot design

Bark painting featuring dot design

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Marie T. Thardim
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Eucharia Kinthara
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Julie
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Bark painting depicting tree shapes

Bark painting depicting tree shapes

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Bill Arun
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Painting on masonite depicting three human figures with arms stretched out to the sides.

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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Djavan
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Graham Smiler
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Bark painting featuring pattern with concentric circles

Bark painting featuring pattern with concentric circles

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Gregory John
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yacht with single sail, figure in water

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Theodore
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Bark painting depicting ten sets of concentric circles arranged in two vertical lines

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Air Commodore W Bolitho collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Joseph Mardigan
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1966
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Camilla M. Morris
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Native Companion, painting on masonite

Native Companion, painting on masonite

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Kularkut
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Child's drawing - This is a painting about Nemuluk

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting featuring yellow diamond shapes on red background

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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting depicting ten figures

Bark painting depicting ten figures

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Isidore Nummar
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Frank B
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Walaganj, Fork tailed Kite Man, dances in camp

Walaganj, Fork tailed Kite Man, dances in camp

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Nym Bandak
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Bark painting depicting a scene with a buffalo being speared...

Y Pettinato collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Loretta Narburup
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Lorraine Mardigan
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Gregory John
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Wally
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Bark painting depicting two humans with arms outstretched

Bark painting depicting two humans with arms outstretched

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Brian
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Nemarluk

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack V
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Camillus Ibb
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Bark painting depicting an abstract design, incorporating two mirror-image sides

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie Mardigan
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Virginia Melpi
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Cabrini Anglitchi
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark painting depicting human with a long, serpent-like tail

Bark painting depicting human with a long, serpent-like tail

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Painting on masonite depicting 3 human figures with arms outstretched

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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Bark painting depicting two groups of people attacking each ...

Air Commodore W Bolitho collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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