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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a physical manifestation of the spiritual being Ngalyod, circa 1975

Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a physical m...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1975
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Ceramic wall tile of Alipurra (Pelican) by Eddie Puruntatameri, Bathurst Island, 1978

Ceramic wall tile of Alipurra (Pelican) by Eddie Puruntatame...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1978
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Goanna droppings by Shorty Lungkata, 1981

Goanna droppings by Shorty Lungkata, 1981

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1981
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Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Ceramic glazed vessel tapering to a long narrow neck with a pouring lip and a handle

Ceramic glazed vessel tapering to a long narrow neck with a ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Jugs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1975
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Painting 12, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The people cutting up Gaiya.

Painting 12, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The people cutting u...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Wooden sculpture of a goanna

Wooden sculpture of a goanna

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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George Munkari
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1975
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceremonial objects
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Declan Apuatami
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1979
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Ceramic glazed stoneware teapot from Yarrabah Pottery

Ceramic glazed stoneware teapot from Yarrabah Pottery

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Teapots
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Yarrabah, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1981
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Ceramic jar

Ceramic jar

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1977
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Glazed stoneware vase

Glazed stoneware vase

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Vases
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1976
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Bird

Bird

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Not provided
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1991
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Coffins
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1991
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Wooden sculpture of a four legged small animal

Wooden sculpture of a four legged small animal

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Tjilkiwi
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1975
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Glazed stoneware vesssel

Glazed stoneware vesssel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1975
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The Bat Spearing the Rainbow

The Bat Spearing the Rainbow

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominica Katjirr
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1975
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Didjeridus
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1979
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Plains kangaroo

Plains kangaroo

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1991
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Glazed ceramic stoneware vase

Glazed ceramic stoneware vase

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Thancoupie
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1975
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Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Carved wooden figure by Declan Apuatami, Bathurst Island, 1979

Carved wooden figure by Declan Apuatami, Bathurst Island, 19...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Declan Apuatami
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1979
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Coffins
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Blyth River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gondarra
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1977
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Carved wooden lizard with pokerwork designs on the upper surface

Carved wooden lizard with pokerwork designs on the upper sur...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Not provided
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1991
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceremonial objects
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy H. Teeampi
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1979
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Glazed stoneware vesssel

Glazed stoneware vesssel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1975
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Carved wooden lizard with an incised design on the upper surface consisting of circles with short strokes

Carved wooden lizard with an incised design on the upper sur...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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1991
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Glazed stoneware vase

Glazed stoneware vase

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1974
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Bark painting depicting a didjeridu player with emus and a dancing figure with goannas

Bark painting depicting a didjeridu player with emus and a d...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1975
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Large, carved and decorated wooden turtle

Large, carved and decorated wooden turtle

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Not provided
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1991
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Glazed ceramic vessel with handle attached

Glazed ceramic vessel with handle attached

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Jugs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1976
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Glazed stoneware vase

Glazed stoneware vase

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Vases
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Coffins
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djanbadi
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1977
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