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Portrait of Namiatjira carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Namiatjira carved into an emu egg

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Portrait of Lionel Rose carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Lionel Rose carved into an emu egg

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Portrait of Kath Walker carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Kath Walker carved into an emu egg

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Portrait of Charles Perkins carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Charles Perkins carved into an emu egg

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Emu egg carved with image of a man's face and animals by Bill Reid

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Partly carved emu egg by Bill Reid

Partly carved emu egg by Bill Reid

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Carved emu egg by Bill Reid

Carved emu egg by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Emu egg carved with an image of a man's face and native Australian animals by Bill Reid, 1990

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Emu egg carved with an image of Tony Mundine by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with an image of Tony Mundine by Bill Reid

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Emu egg carved with images of a possum and two kangaroos by Bill Reid

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Emu egg carved with images of a face, basket, boomerangs and shield motifs by Bill Reid

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Emu egg carved with image of Betty Watts by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of Betty Watts by Bill Reid

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Emu egg carved with image of a dingo and possum by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of a dingo and possum by Bill Reid

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Emu egg carved with image of a man's face by Bill Reid, 1987

Emu egg carved with image of a man's face by Bill Reid, 1987

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Emu egg carved with image of a horse by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of a horse by Bill Reid

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Emu egg carved with image of Alva Reid by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of Alva Reid by Bill Reid

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Emu egg carved with image of a man's face and animals by Bill Reid

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Portrait of Neville Bonner carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Neville Bonner carved into an emu egg

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Emu egg carved with image of a man in a hat by Bill Reid, 1998

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Emu egg carved with image of a face by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of a face by Bill Reid

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Portrait of Douglas Nichols carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Douglas Nichols carved into an emu egg

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Light bulb stand that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid.

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Carrying case for collection of emu eggs carved by Bill Reid

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Light bulb stand that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid.

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A coffee jar lid that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid

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A mount and light for a carved emu egg.

A mount and light for a carved emu egg.

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Box of ten HPM brand Electrical switches

Box of ten HPM brand Electrical switches

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A coffee jar lid that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid

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A coffee jar lid that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid

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A coffee jar lid that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid

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Light bulb stand that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid.

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Unadorned emu egg

Unadorned emu egg

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Light bulb stand that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid.

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A coffee jar lid that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid

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A coffee jar lid that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid

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Light bulb stand that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid.

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A coffee jar lid that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid

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A coffee jar lid that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid

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A coffee jar lid that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid

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A box of nine dark brown light bulb holders that were to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for carved emu eggs by Bill Reid.

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A box of 16 dark brown switch casings.

A box of 16 dark brown switch casings.

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A coffee jar lid that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid

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A coffee jar lid that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid

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A box of six HPM brand Electrical switches

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A box containing a light globe

A box containing a light globe

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A coffee jar lid that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid

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A coffee jar lid that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid

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A coffee jar lid that was to be used as part of an illumination mechanism for the carved emu eggs by Bill Reid

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