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Child's drawing of a river landscape by George Wanambi

Child's drawing of a river landscape by George Wanambi

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Wanambi
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fidelis Madarvi
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Child's drawing ? The frog singing by Laurie Percy age 13, Daly River NT

Child's drawing ? The frog singing by Laurie Percy age 13, D...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Laurie Percy
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Budgerigars in the Sandhills, painted by Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri, 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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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1975
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Patricia Marrfurra
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna Area School, Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Gae Mastrosavas
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Shield, Mornington Island, Queensland, 1974

Shield, Mornington Island, Queensland, 1974

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1974
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Child's drawing - This is her idea of her country by Bawuli

Child's drawing - This is her idea of her country by Bawuli

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bawuli
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wave Hill Station School, Wave Hill, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jill King Labarooy Nangala
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jimmy J. Langdon
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia
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Ian Boney
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Richard Long
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown Artist
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Painting on paper by Suzanne Chalmers, Santa Teresa NT - from the story 'How the goanna and the lizard got their painted backs' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), probably p. 19

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Susanne Chalmers (nee) Hayes
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1974
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Carolyn
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Johnny
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Stone slab with an incised large snake arching over a collection of shields, a club, a spearthrower, an axe, a canoe and two kettle-shaped objects

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Grant
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'Fight between Crocodile-man and Stingray-man' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1963
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Sculpture - wood - bird

Sculpture - wood - bird

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rita Rirrngul
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Timmy Betts
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Perpetua Jimarin
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Child's drawing Miyakarrangi

Child's drawing Miyakarrangi

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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Child's drawing - Yacht with single sail, figure in water by Theodore, Wadeye (Port Keats) NT

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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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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mark Kamara
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Woodenbong Central School, Woodenbong, New South Wales, Australia
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Felicity Bundock
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Child's drawing - Figure in full combat dress with machine gun byStephan Ngalm

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stephan Ngalmi
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Australia
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting barrk, the male black rock wallaroo (Macropus bernardus), circa 1970

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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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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Child's drawing - domed building with a ladder by Pauline Wanawuna

Child's drawing - domed building with a ladder by Pauline Wa...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pauline Wanawuna
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominica Katjirr
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1974
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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John M. Munkara
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Horace Wikmunea
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Gibson Pootchemunka
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Child's drawing - Silos at Thevenard (?)

Child's drawing - Silos at Thevenard (?)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Vattessa Colbung
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Child's drawing - 'Land' by Susan Gordon, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

Child's drawing - 'Land' by Susan Gordon, Yirara College, Al...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Child's drawing - man with blonde hair and blue trunks in water by Lillian

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lillian
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stanley Gallacher
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Peter
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Child's drawing - 'Pelicans landing' by Johnny Mango age 14, Weipa North State High QLD

Child's drawing - 'Pelicans landing' by Johnny Mango age 14,...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Untitled child's drawing by Bryan Nemarluk showing an Aboriginal man about to axe a white man lying wounded on the ground

Untitled child's drawing by Bryan Nemarluk showing an Aborig...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bryan Nemarluk
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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. 54

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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1974
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Child's drawing by Alex Ronan titled:

Child's drawing by Alex Ronan titled: "This painting is abou...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Djara - Double sided hooked spear

Djara - Double sided hooked spear

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearheads
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Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alan Ngainbak
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Child's drawing by Peggy, Tabulam Primary School NSW

Child's drawing by Peggy, Tabulam Primary School NSW

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tabulam, New South Wales, Australia
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Peggy
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Child's drawing - 'When the first white man came' by Harold Webb, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Harold Webb
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Jako
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rosabel
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominica Katjirr
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Child's drawing - 'Boats' by Linda Clyne, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

Child's drawing - 'Boats' by Linda Clyne, Yirara College, Al...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirara College, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
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Linda Clyne
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Ian Pootchemunka
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun State School, Aurukun, Cape York, QLD, Australia
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Jonah Yunkaporta
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Child's drawing of a landscape by Richard Kennedy

Child's drawing of a landscape by Richard Kennedy

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Richard Kennedy
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Trans Australia Airlines
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Painting depicts 'red' andscape with black tree in foreground

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Benjamin Landara
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Pencil and wash drawing depicting two women, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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Child's drawing - 'Land' by Jenny John, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

Child's drawing - 'Land' by Jenny John, Yirara College, Alic...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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