Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
'Fight between Crocodile-man and Stingray-man' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1963

'Fight between Crocodile-man and Stingray-man' by Narritjin ...

Dr Karel Kupka collection
Apply Dr Karel Kupka collection filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Narritjin Maymuru
Apply Narritjin Maymuru filter
1963
Apply 1963 filter
Child's drawing - My cousin Ronnie Murphy my relation by Mathew Jagamara Raymond, Banka Banks NT

Child's drawing - My cousin Ronnie Murphy my relation by Mat...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Banka Banka, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Banka Banka, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Matthew Jagamara Raymond
Apply Matthew Jagamara Raymond filter
Untitled child's drawing by Margarita

Untitled child's drawing by Margarita

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Margarita
Apply Margarita filter
Child's drawing - This is my mother by Jackie Tipungwuti age 8, Bathurst Island NT

Child's drawing - This is my mother by Jackie Tipungwuti age...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
Apply Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri... filter
Jackie Tipungwuti
Apply Jackie Tipungwuti filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Neville P. Japangardi
Apply Neville P. Japangardi filter
Child's drawing by Steven Maymurn

Child's drawing by Steven Maymurn

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
Apply Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au... filter
Steven Magmuru
Apply Steven Magmuru filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
John Batty
Apply John Batty filter
Child's drawing - These are some animals that the Aborigines killed and ate

Child's drawing - These are some animals that the Aborigines...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Jervis Bay School, Jervis Bay Village, Australian Capital Territory...
Apply Jervis Bay School, Jervis Bay Village, Australian Capital Territory... filter
Pakadji Group, Year 2/3, Jervis Bay School
Apply Pakadji Group, Year 2/3, Jervis Bay School filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
John Batty
Apply John Batty filter
1974
Apply 1974 filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Patricia
Apply Patricia filter
Land Kangaroo

Land Kangaroo

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Namerredge
Apply Namerredge filter
Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a 'nature story' of dukala, possums and lambalk, the sugar glider, circa 1970

Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a 'nature st...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Kurrhkurr, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Kurrhkurr, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Bardayal Nadjamerrek
Apply Bardayal Nadjamerrek filter
1970
Apply 1970 filter
String necklace

String necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Necklaces
Apply Necklaces filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Dennis Punn
Apply Dennis Punn filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Unknown
Apply Unknown filter
Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
Apply Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Damien
Apply Damien filter
Child's drawing - portrait of man with red lips and beard by Rita Roberts

Child's drawing - portrait of man with red lips and beard by...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Rita Roberts
Apply Rita Roberts filter
Drawing by an unknown Yolngu child on the theme of  'How Aborigines Got Their Food Long Time Ago'

Drawing by an unknown Yolngu child on the theme of 'How Abo...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
Apply Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au... filter
Unknown Artist
Apply Unknown Artist filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Cecilia Martin
Apply Cecilia Martin filter
Armband

Armband

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Armbands
Apply Armbands filter
Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tju...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
Apply Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi filter
1978
Apply 1978 filter
Child's drawing of a fish, a snake and two small turtles by Dhakiyarr

Child's drawing of a fish, a snake and two small turtles by ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Dhakiyarr
Apply Dhakiyarr filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Cape Barren Island, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Cape Barren Island, Tasmania, Australia filter
Shelley Webb
Apply Shelley Webb filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Claudia Kantilia
Apply Claudia Kantilia filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Naomi Tipakalippa
Apply Naomi Tipakalippa filter
Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Unknown
Apply Unknown filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Carol Korkaktim
Apply Carol Korkaktim filter
Child's drawing - Turtle cooking at home

Child's drawing - Turtle cooking at home

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
Apply Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri... filter
Francella Tungutulum
Apply Francella Tungutulum filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Jinny Gothakchalkenin
Apply Jinny Gothakchalkenin filter
Clapstick

Clapstick

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Clapsticks
Apply Clapsticks filter
Painting of a landscape with a white gum tree and rolling hills

Painting of a landscape with a white gum tree and rolling hi...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Watercolour paintings
Apply Watercolour paintings filter
Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Ivan Panka
Apply Ivan Panka filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Anney
Apply Anney filter
Bark painting depicting the spirit Nawongberd and his four wives by Dick Nguleingulei Murrumurru

Bark painting depicting the spirit Nawongberd and his four w...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Migkinj Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Migkinj Creek, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Dick N. Murrumurru
Apply Dick N. Murrumurru filter
1970
Apply 1970 filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Ned Wilson
Apply Ned Wilson filter
Child's drawing - Sunset

Child's drawing - Sunset

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
Apply Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri... filter
Ancilla Munkara
Apply Ancilla Munkara filter
Child's drawing by unknown artist

Child's drawing by unknown artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Child's drawing by an unknown artist, Tabulam Primary School NSW

Child's drawing by an unknown artist, Tabulam Primary School...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Tabulam, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Tabulam, New South Wales, Australia filter
Tabulam Primary School
Apply Tabulam Primary School filter
Child's drawing of submarine by Walter Pamtoonda, Aurukun QLD

Child's drawing of submarine by Walter Pamtoonda, Aurukun QL...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Apply Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia filter
Walter Pamtoonda
Apply Walter Pamtoonda filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Apply Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia filter
Elizabeth Trindle
Apply Elizabeth Trindle filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Vawal
Apply Vawal filter
Child's drawing by Mark Ardler, La Perouse, Sydney NSW

Child's drawing by Mark Ardler, La Perouse, Sydney NSW

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Mark Arblea
Apply Mark Arblea filter
Child's drawing - Beginning by Walter Nunggurrunmarry

Child's drawing - Beginning by Walter Nunggurrunmarry

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Walter Nunggurrunmarry
Apply Walter Nunggurrunmarry filter
Child's drawing by Karen Lewis titled:

Child's drawing by Karen Lewis titled: "Yagans Mother Crying...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Karen Lewis
Apply Karen Lewis filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Apply Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia filter
Laurelle Poonkamela
Apply Laurelle Poonkamela filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Woodenbong Central School, Woodenbong, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Woodenbong Central School, Woodenbong, New South Wales, Australia filter
Henry Davis
Apply Henry Davis filter
Child's drawing - Mr Chaseling the first missionary was here in 1935

Child's drawing - Mr Chaseling the first missionary was here...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Kevin IYS P.P.S.
Apply Kevin IYS P.P.S. filter
1935
Apply 1935 filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Clement Poteimininniw
Apply Clement Poteimininniw filter
Child's drawing We live by the sea / here is the boatshed by Naninyga Munuggirity

Child's drawing We live by the sea / here is the boatshed by...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Naninyga Mununggiritj
Apply Naninyga Mununggiritj filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Apply Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia filter
Nathaniel Kawangka
Apply Nathaniel Kawangka filter
Child's drawing by Elaine Gallagher titled

Child's drawing by Elaine Gallagher titled "Yagan's father [...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Elaine Gallagher
Apply Elaine Gallagher filter
Child's drawing - Long time before the real white people came to Arnhem Land, the Macassans...stopped in the river by Toby Gabalga [possibly Toby Gabalanga, Maningrida NT]

Child's drawing - Long time before the real white people cam...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Toby Gabalga
Apply Toby Gabalga filter
Child's drawing Rrapu

Child's drawing Rrapu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Rrapu
Apply Rrapu filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Darren Daly
Apply Darren Daly filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Judy Batty
Apply Judy Batty filter
Child's drawing - Things that grow on Bathurst Island by Vincent Tipiloura age 10yrs, Bathurst Island NT

Child's drawing - Things that grow on Bathurst Island by Vin...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
Apply Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri... filter
Vincent Tipiloura
Apply Vincent Tipiloura filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Sofala, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sofala, New South Wales, Australia filter
Bob Price
Apply Bob Price filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ceduna, South Australia, Australia filter
Gae Mastrosavas
Apply Gae Mastrosavas filter
Child's drawing by unknown artist

Child's drawing by unknown artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Unknown
Apply Unknown filter
Load more objects