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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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1973
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Painting 12, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The people cutting up Gaiya.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a  depicting nakidjkidj spirit with spearthrower, standing beside a lakberd, 1970

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Manmoyih, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1965
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Unglazed teapot attributed to Eddie Puruntatameri, Bathurst Island, around 1977

Unglazed teapot attributed to Eddie Puruntatameri, Bathurst ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Teapots
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1972
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gonun
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1965
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting wolerrh, female euro (Macropus robustus), sleeping, 1973

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kurrhkurr, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1973
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Child's drawing - The City by Howard Wayne age 15yrs, Yirara College NT

Child's drawing - The City by Howard Wayne age 15yrs, Yirara...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Howard Wayne
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1973
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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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John N. Guymala
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1973
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Two  fish.

Two fish.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi
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1973
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Painting depicts a coiled animal

Painting depicts a coiled animal

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Fred Dibjbaralkka Narroldol
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1973
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Initiation Ceremony, Mornington Island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Painting 2, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - depicting an old woma...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Two spirit men with fish.

Two spirit men with fish.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1973
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Crocodile.

Crocodile.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Makarainmoh
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1973
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Mothers Taking Food and Water to Initiates

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Painting 5, Giant Devil-Dingo series - Gaiya, The Giant Devi...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Female figure sitting down.

Female figure sitting down.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bob W. Namudja
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1973
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Painting depicting a young karndayh female antilopine kangaroo and kalkal (a small dragon)

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Jimmy N. Nganjmirra
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1973
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Hambalk -  the glider possum.

Hambalk - the glider possum.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Charlie Nadjarrubu
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1973
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Flower arrangement of feather and artificial flowers

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Artificial flowers
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Point McLeay Mission Station, Point McLeay, South Australia, Australia
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1973
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Initiation armband made from bush string

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Armbands
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1973
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Ball of hand-spun bark fibre from the baobob tree

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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String
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1973
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Crocodile.

Crocodile.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi
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1973
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Bark container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1973
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Mimi spirit and kangaroo.

Mimi spirit and kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Spider N. Nabunu
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1973
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Painting depicts crosshatched style, fish-like animal with snake

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1973
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Barramundi.

Barramundi.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Milmilkum
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1973
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The Butcher-Bird Brothers climbed down and finished killing ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Photographic prints
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Painting 16, Giant Devil-Dingo series - man carrying a spear...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Painting 15, Giant Devil-Dingo series - Woodbarl, the Medici...

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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Gaiya the Giant Devil-Dingo

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Painting 7, Giant Devil-Dingo series - The Butcher-Bird Brot...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Painting 4, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The Giant Devil-Dingo...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Catfish.

Catfish.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Yuwunyuwun Marruwarr
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1973
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Painting 6, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The Butcher-Bird Brot...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Print from Giant Devil-Dingo Series

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The Butcher-Bird Brothers, Chooku...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Bathing the two Initiated Boys

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Flying possum

Flying possum

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Fred D. Narraldol
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1973
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Men Decorating Themselves for a Corroboree

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Painting 9, Giant Devil-Dingo series - Once the dog's should...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceremonial objects
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Declan Apuatami
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1973
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Teaching Initiates Sign Language, Mornington Island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Mythical creature and snake.

Mythical creature and snake.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Captain Jambuwal Djorlom
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1973
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Women decorating themselves for a corroboree

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Woven Wool Rug

Woven Wool Rug

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rugs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Four dancing birds - bush turkeys.

Four dancing birds - bush turkeys.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Spider N. Nabunu
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1973
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Two catfish.

Two catfish.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi
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1973
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Painting 14, Giant Devil-Dingo series - The Medicine-Man in ...

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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Painting 3, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The Butcher-bird Brot...

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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Playing Ball

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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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