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Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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'Gutjawutja', bark painting, native plant species

'Gutjawutja', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Island Dreaming' bra decorated by Shirley Law

'Island Dreaming' bra decorated by Shirley Law

Many Threads collection
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Artworks
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Shirley Law
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2014
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'Dhanggi', bark painting, native plant species

'Dhanggi', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Wet specimen - Echidna - brain and spinal cord

Wet specimen - Echidna - brain and spinal cord

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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'Rakay' bark painting, naitve plant species

'Rakay' bark painting, naitve plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Mayang:River with grass', bark painting, native plant species

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Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Dhanggi', bark painting, native plant species

'Dhanggi', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Ghost net Kebi Koreg

Ghost net Kebi Koreg

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Sculptures
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Racy Oui-Pitt
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2014
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36th Battalion pennant, AIF, First World War, associated with service of Lieutenant Vincent Burns

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Vincent Burns collection
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Pennants
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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1916
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Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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'My flag' by Paul Bong

'My flag' by Paul Bong

Paul Bong collection
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Etchings
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Paul Bong
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2014
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'Dilminyin', bark painting, native plant species

'Dilminyin', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Dilminyin', bark painting, native plant species

'Dilminyin', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Wundan', bark painting, native plant species

'Wundan', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Dhanggi', bark painting, native plant species

'Dhanggi', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Wet specimen - Pig - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Pig - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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'Rakay ga Gurrumba Mapu', bark painting, native plant species

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Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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1954 Royal Visit pennant

1954 Royal Visit pennant

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Thaidinae Thais Biserialis

Thaidinae Thais Biserialis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Mexico
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Bawang', bark painting, native plant species

'Bawang', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Crossroads' by Paul Bong

'Crossroads' by Paul Bong

Paul Bong collection
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Etchings
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Paul Bong
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2014
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'Dhanggi', bark painting, native plant species

'Dhanggi', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Murrnyi / Murrtjumun', bark painting, native plant species

'Murrnyi / Murrtjumun', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Dilminyin', bark painting, native plant specie native plant species

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Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Wet specimen - Horse - oesophagus

Wet specimen - Horse - oesophagus

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Wet specimen - Horse - brain

Wet specimen - Horse - brain

MacKenzie collection
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Our Glorious Queen, Loyal Welcome, Royal Tour 1954

Our Glorious Queen, Loyal Welcome, Royal Tour 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Ghost net Dinghy named the 'Loyalty' with Outboard Motor and accessories

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Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Sculptures
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Ellarose Savage
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2014
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'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Parrying shield made by Willie Dawson, 2014

Parrying shield made by Willie Dawson, 2014

Willie Dawson collection
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Shields
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Whyalla, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Willie Dawson
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2014
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St George Budapest v Hungary, Sydney 21.1.1982

St George Budapest v Hungary, Sydney 21.1.1982

St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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Pennants
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Wet specimen - Horse - heart wall

Wet specimen - Horse - heart wall

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Painted pot titled 'Namatjira and Battarbee Painting on Country',  made by Judith Inkamala, Hermannsburg Potters

Painted pot titled 'Namatjira and Battarbee Painting on Coun...

Judith Inkamala - Hermannsburg Potters Inc collection
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Pots
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Judith Inkamala
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2011
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Wet specimen - Horse - Liver

Wet specimen - Horse - Liver

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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'Wanydjarrpu', bark painting, native plant species

'Wanydjarrpu', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Mt Kosciusko

Mt Kosciusko

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Pennants
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Screencraft
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1950
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'Wundan', bark painting, native plant species

'Wundan', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Marruka and Rakay', bark painting, native plant species

'Marruka and Rakay', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Wet specimen - Horse - Kidney

Wet specimen - Horse - Kidney

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Wet specimen - Horse - brain

Wet specimen - Horse - brain

MacKenzie collection
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Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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 'Wanydjarrpu', bark painting, native plant species

'Wanydjarrpu', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Wet specimen - Horse - foetus

Wet specimen - Horse - foetus

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Wet specimen - Horse - colon

Wet specimen - Horse - colon

MacKenzie collection
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'Rakay', Painted hollow log, native plant species

'Rakay', Painted hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Coffins
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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'Sexiest' bra decorated by Alana Purcell

'Sexiest' bra decorated by Alana Purcell

Many Threads collection
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Artworks
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Alana Purcell
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2014
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Carved brown and pale green onyx kangaroo figure

Carved brown and pale green onyx kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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Mexico
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'Wanydjarrpu' bark painting, native plant species

'Wanydjarrpu' bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Ghost net barramundi, by Florence Mable Gutchen

Ghost net barramundi, by Florence Mable Gutchen

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Sculptures
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Florence M. Gutchen
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2014
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Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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'Ganguri', bark painting, native plant species

'Ganguri', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Wooden eel hunting spear with pronged head, made by Possum Clark, 2014

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Framlingham Rangers Collection
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Spears
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Framlingham, Victoria, Australia
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Possum Clark
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2014
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Sir Colin MacKenzie

Sir Colin MacKenzie

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Oil paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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William B. McInnes
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1928
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'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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