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Diver dancer.

Diver dancer.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tom Djawa
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1964
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Bark painting titled Mokoy (spirit) Dupiritu (Ditjpuritj) associated with Birrkula  (bee-hive, wild honey) ritual by Djawa, Croker Island, Northern Territory

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tom Djawa
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Namaruon - Lightning Spirit.

Namaruon - Lightning Spirit.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Namatbara
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Bark painting depicting restranscription of ritual (initiation) body painting of Yirritya moiety, representing a kangaroo

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ulambilam
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Crocodile.

Crocodile.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Midjau-Midauru
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Bark painting representing Barangurbu, a small bird.

Bark painting representing Barangurbu, a small bird.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nangunyari-Namiridali
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1963
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Fish, crocodiles and turtle.

Fish, crocodiles and turtle.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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Bark painting primarily of diamond patterns in crosshatching and plain colours by Djawa and Bunguwuy, Milingimbi

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Bunguwuy
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1967
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Painting depicts the Yirritja Narra ceremony

Painting depicts the Yirritja Narra ceremony

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tom Djawa
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1965
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Tortoise.

Tortoise.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Namatbara
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Two Mimi spirits (female) dancing.

Two Mimi spirits (female) dancing.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Namatbara
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1963
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Bark painting depicting oval-shaped transcriptions of initiation Dua body painting representing a butterfly.

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ulambilam
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Fish Barramundi.

Fish Barramundi.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Namatbara
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Fish, sea mammals, crocodiles and turtles.

Fish, sea mammals, crocodiles and turtles.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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Spirit Figure, Maam (double limbs).

Spirit Figure, Maam (double limbs).

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Midjau-Midauru
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Yam

Yam

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Yirawala
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Two fish Barramundi killed  (broken neck) ready for cooking.

Two fish Barramundi killed (broken neck) ready for cooking.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting depicting three male mimi figures.

Bark painting depicting three male mimi figures.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wagbara
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Barramundi.

Barramundi.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wagbara
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