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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'Why the emu cannot fly'

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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'Wallaby dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1975

'Wallaby dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1975
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'Snake Dreaming at Naruingya', by Yumpuluru Tjungurrayi, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Warra Wea, Western Desert, Australia
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Yumpuluru Tjungurrayi
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1976
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Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 1974

'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 197...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick N. Tjapaltjarri
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1974
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Paint on canvas board

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Johnie Warangula
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1974
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Paint on card depicting a man walking near a campfire

Paint on card depicting a man walking near a campfire

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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'Kantia, The Honey Ant Dreaming'

'Kantia, The Honey Ant Dreaming'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tim L. Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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'Kiritjinya', painted  by John Tjakamarra, 1975

'Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Tjakamarra
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1975
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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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'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri (II)', painted by Johnny Warangula Tjupurrula, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1976
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Painting by Johnny Warankula Djagamara, 1975

Painting by Johnny Warankula Djagamara, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny W. Djagamara
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1975
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Ceremonial site of Walakurkurru

Ceremonial site of Walakurkurru

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Timmy P. Djabanardi
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1976
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Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Dreaming at Ilingaringa', painted by Billy Nolan Tjapangarti, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Warra Wea, Western Desert, Australia
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Nolan Tjapangati
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1976
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'Tingarri Dreaming', painted by Charlie Tjapangati, 1981

'Tingarri Dreaming', painted by Charlie Tjapangati, 1981

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie Tjapangati
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1981
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Dot painting with central concentric circle by Dorothy Robinson

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dorothy Robinson
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'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri', painted by Johnny Warangula Tjupurrula, 1976

'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri', painted by Johnny War...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1976
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'The Anteater & The Turtle' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 53

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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'Making Spears', painted by Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
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1975
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Painting on cardboard depicting man at campfire

Painting on cardboard depicting man at campfire

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Goanna droppings by Shorty Lungkata, 1981

Goanna droppings by Shorty Lungkata, 1981

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1981
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'Tingarri Men at Ngalkalarra', painted by  Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra
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1975
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The Honey Ant Dreaming

The Honey Ant Dreaming

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Musty S. Tjapangati
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'Men's dreaming site at Ilpitirri'

'Men's dreaming site at Ilpitirri'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'Why the kangaroo hops' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 64

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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'Wallaby Men Dreaming at Marru(nga)' by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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The Mythological Site of Bornkuna

The Mythological Site of Bornkuna

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tommy Djagamara
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Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Lily Karadeda
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Travels of Mala the Hare Wallaby', painted by Timmy Tjugudai Tjungurrayi, 1981

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Timmy T. Tjungurrayi
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1981
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'Wilkinkarra Men's Camp', painted by Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
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1975
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'Sweet Potato' dreaming at Ilpitirri

'Sweet Potato' dreaming at Ilpitirri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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Untitled illustration for pages 26-27 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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Punyurrpungkunya', painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1977
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'Two Women Mythology at Putja Rock Hole', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1977
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Framed acrylic polymer painting on canvas 'Utopia Mt Doreen Yuendumu area ...'

Framed acrylic polymer painting on canvas 'Utopia Mt Doreen ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa
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Willy wagtails try to warn parents that Quinkin are after their children.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Rock Wallaby

Rock Wallaby

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Charlie Egeley
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Karadada
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' Kampurrarrpa', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1975

' Kampurrarrpa', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1975
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Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Bamyili NT - from the story 'The Legend of the Birds' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 61

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Gentian
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Willy wagtails warning children

Willy wagtails warning children

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Painting depicting two wavy dot lines down either side, concentric circle in centre, wavy lines from circles

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Yala, the sweet potato

Yala, the sweet potato

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1975
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Painting on canvas by Lucky Hilda & Ruth Napaljarri

Painting on canvas by Lucky Hilda & Ruth Napaljarri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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