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
Namaruon - Lightning Spirit.

Namaruon - Lightning Spirit.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
Apply Dr Karel Kupka collection filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Namatbara
Apply Namatbara filter
Two fresh-water crocodiles.

Two fresh-water crocodiles.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
Apply Dr Karel Kupka collection filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Nangunyari-Namiridali
Apply Nangunyari-Namiridali filter
Painting depicts long strands of diamond shapes interspersed with double ended shapes.

Painting depicts long strands of diamond shapes interspersed...

Dr Karel Kupka collection
Apply Dr Karel Kupka collection filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Billy Djoma
Apply Billy Djoma filter
1963
Apply 1963 filter
Mimi Spirit.

Mimi Spirit.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
Apply Dr Karel Kupka collection filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Midjau-Midauru
Apply Midjau-Midauru filter
Fresh-water crocodile.

Fresh-water crocodile.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
Apply Dr Karel Kupka collection filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Nangunyari-Namiridali
Apply Nangunyari-Namiridali filter
Fish, crocodiles and turtle.

Fish, crocodiles and turtle.

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
Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
Apply Mungurrawuy Yunupingu filter
Bark painting representing Barangurbu, a small bird.

Bark painting representing Barangurbu, a small bird.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
Apply Dr Karel Kupka collection filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Nangunyari-Namiridali
Apply Nangunyari-Namiridali filter
1963
Apply 1963 filter
Maam Spirit female

Maam Spirit female

Dr Karel Kupka collection
Apply Dr Karel Kupka collection filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Midjau-Midauru
Apply Midjau-Midauru filter
Fish, sea mammals, crocodiles and turtles.

Fish, sea mammals, crocodiles and turtles.

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
Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
Apply Mungurrawuy Yunupingu filter
Map of Oenpelli  Mission area with two Dreamtime heroes.

Map of Oenpelli Mission area with two Dreamtime heroes.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
Apply Dr Karel Kupka collection filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Midjau-Midauru
Apply Midjau-Midauru filter
Spirit Figure, Maam (double limbs).

Spirit Figure, Maam (double limbs).

Dr Karel Kupka collection
Apply Dr Karel Kupka collection filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Midjau-Midauru
Apply Midjau-Midauru filter
Swordfish - Laralara.

Swordfish - Laralara.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
Apply Dr Karel Kupka collection filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Nangunyari-Namiridali
Apply Nangunyari-Namiridali filter