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JC Le Souef collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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1982
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Stan Mitchell collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Stan Mitchell collection
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Spirit Islands

Spirit Islands

John Calaby collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1940
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Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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South East Wind and Hammer-headed Shark

South East Wind and Hammer-headed Shark

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kulpidja
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1948
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A  Dreaming of the Mandalbui People (On Bark: Dance of  the Dreamtime Salmons).

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Wooden spearthrower

Wooden spearthrower

Ernabella Arts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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JW Lindo collection
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Prau

Prau

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nagingapa Naminyamanja
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1969
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Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Edmund Milne collection
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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The Dugong, Inunguluna

The Dugong, Inunguluna

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kulpidja
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1948
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Dalimbu.

Dalimbu.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bukanda
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1969
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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1932
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Men making south-east wind (Mamariga).

Men making south-east wind (Mamariga).

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Abagera
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Spearthrower with etched design, from central Western Australia

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Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Gatji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Enid Bowden collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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1987
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Decorated shell

Decorated shell

Regina Wagner collection
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Ornaments
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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South-east wind story (Dreamtime story).

South-east wind story (Dreamtime story).

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nemigilagum
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AR Eadie collection
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1977
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Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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The Blind Man.

The Blind Man.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nandabitta
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1969
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Bark painting 'Couple of Mimi Spirits' by Paddy Compass Namatbara, Croker Island, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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1963
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Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Bloomfield River, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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JC Le Souef collection
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Painting depicts a waisted rectangular figure within a thin rectangular frame

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Patricia Heath collection
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West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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JC Le Souef collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bark painting 'Two Mimi Spirits (males) dancing' by Paddy Compass Namatbara, Croker Island, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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1963
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Stan Mitchell collection
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The Magellan Clouds

The Magellan Clouds

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kulpidja
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1948
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Painting depicts the creation of the constellation,

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wandjiwara
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1963
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Painting depicts a rectangular figure with a diamond pattern down the centre

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanuwunda
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1948
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Spear

Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Bruce Wright collection
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Barawind.

Barawind.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kolbitja
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1969
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Chasm Is.

Chasm Is.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Niretjanga
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1969
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Night Dwelling Spirit, Gurumuka

Night Dwelling Spirit, Gurumuka

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tatalara
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1948
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Patricia Heath collection
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Roebourne, Western Australia, Australia
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1889
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Stan Mitchell collection
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1963
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Bark painting, Kestrels and Chicks

Bark painting, Kestrels and Chicks

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Minimini Numalkiyiya Mamarika
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1948
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The Story of Neminyaniawja The Long  Arm Man.

The Story of Neminyaniawja The Long Arm Man.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Namdabida
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1969
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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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1964
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Herbert Keys collection
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Angus Downs Station, Northern Territory, Australia
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1987
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Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Bloomfield River, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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J Davidson collection no. 1
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Department of Sport Recreation and Tourism collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1983
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Marakolo Dreaming.

Marakolo Dreaming.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Derideri
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1969
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Spearthrower

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Dr William Warner collection
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