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Painting depicts an abstract pattern with patterned squares

Painting depicts an abstract pattern with patterned squares

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Manakudok-adjiripa, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jacky Maranberra
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1974
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Bark painting depicting a kangaroo hunted by humans

Bark painting depicting a kangaroo hunted by humans

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Maralwanga
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Painting depicts an abstract pattern of cross-hatching with horizontal and vertical lines.

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Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Manakudok-adjiripa, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Djalaya
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Painting depicts a female spirit figure

Painting depicts a female spirit figure

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Mundaingu
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Painting depicts figure composed of 2 bulbs joined by a thin stalk

Painting depicts figure composed of 2 bulbs joined by a thin...

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bomardi
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Painting depicts a crocodile

Painting depicts a crocodile

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Don Ngugadili
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1974
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Painting depicts 2 fish

Painting depicts 2 fish

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Botgardi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Les Mungurudur
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Painting depicts the dismembered head and fore feet of a kangaroo

Painting depicts the dismembered head and fore feet of a kan...

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Oscar Gawulgu
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Bark painting depicting a large crocodile

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nyuma Nyuma
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Painting depicts a human figure surrounded by birds, snakes and weapons

Painting depicts a human figure surrounded by birds, snakes ...

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Burera at Kopanga (Blyth R, western side of the mouth)
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Mr David Bandarpi
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Painting depicts a Mimi figure and dilly bag

Painting depicts a Mimi figure and dilly bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nyuma Nyuma
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Painting depicts a large fish between two curved banded lines

Painting depicts a large fish between two curved banded line...

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Milaybuma
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Painting depicts an abstract pattern with oval shapes

Painting depicts an abstract pattern with oval shapes

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Manakudok-adjiripa, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jacky Maranberra
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Painting is an abstract pattern that  generally depicts a landscape

Painting is an abstract pattern that generally depicts a la...

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Guyun, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Madangiya
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Painting depicts a large fish

Painting depicts a large fish

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Gubargu
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Painting depcits a large fish and a coiled-over serpent

Painting depcits a large fish and a coiled-over serpent

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stephen Gunyulmu
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Painting depicts a large crocodile

Painting depicts a large crocodile

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Guyun, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bob Buduwa
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Painting depicts a long-necked, long-beaked bird with a fish in its bill

Painting depicts a long-necked, long-beaked bird with a fish...

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stephen Gunyulmu
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1974
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Painting depicts a large fish (Barramundi)

Painting depicts a large fish (Barramundi)

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Gochan Jiny-jirra, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie Anawujara
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1974
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Painting depicts an arachnid [spider]

Painting depicts an arachnid [spider]

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Manakudok-adjiripa, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jacky Maranberra
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1974
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Bark painting depicting a large fish (Barramundi)

Bark painting depicting a large fish (Barramundi)

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bill Birriyabirriya
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painting depicts a wide-bodied serpent

painting depicts a wide-bodied serpent

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Maralwanga
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1974
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Painting depicts eight serpents

Painting depicts eight serpents

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Manakudok-adjiripa, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alec Wumala
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Painting depicts [possibly] a rainbow serpent

Painting depicts [possibly] a rainbow serpent

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Maralwanga
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Bark painting depicting a catfish with two serpents

Bark painting depicting a catfish with two serpents

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack Kalakala
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Painting depicts a long neck tortoise

Painting depicts a long neck tortoise

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bomardi
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Painting depicts a large fish

Painting depicts a large fish

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Don Ngugadili
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Painting depicts a kangaroo-headed serpent coiled over

Painting depicts a kangaroo-headed serpent coiled over

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Mundaingu
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Bark painting depicting a ceremonial yam

Bark painting depicting a ceremonial yam

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bomardi
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Painting depicts a large tortoise

Painting depicts a large tortoise

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Kuparrku
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Painting depicts a large black serpent looped around itself.

Painting depicts a large black serpent looped around itself.

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Manakudok-adjiripa, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Djalaya
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Painting depicts a large fish

Painting depicts a large fish

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Guyun, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Madangiya
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Painting depicts two human figures and a large fish.

Painting depicts two human figures and a large fish.

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Maralwanga
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Painting depicts an abstract pattern with a rectangular figure and oval-shapes.

Painting depicts an abstract pattern with a rectangular figu...

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Kopanga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr David Bandarpi
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Painting depicts a crocodile

Painting depicts a crocodile

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Mundaingu
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Painting depicts an abstract pattern with a series of vertical lines crossing horizontal lines

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Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Manakudok-adjiripa, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Djalaya
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Painting depicts a human figure next to a fish and a serpent

Painting depicts a human figure next to a fish and a serpent

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Kopanga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Joseph Linguwanga
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Painting depicts a  waterspout and a figure holding two serpents

Painting depicts a waterspout and a figure holding two serp...

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Kopanga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr David Bandarpi
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Painting depicts a fish in the X-ray

Painting depicts a fish in the X-ray

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Guyun, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bob Madungiya
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