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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Glazed stoneware vase with Tiwi birds by John Bosco Tipiloura, Bathurst Island, 1978

Glazed stoneware vase with Tiwi birds by John Bosco Tipilour...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1978
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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, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1978
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Ceramic bottle

Ceramic bottle

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceramic forms
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Igor Zorich collection
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Spearheads
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Mr Igor Zorich
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Jar decorated with brown slip

Jar decorated with brown slip

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Jars
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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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

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Jugs
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1975
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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, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Unglazed teapot attributed to Eddie Puruntatameri, Bathurst Island, around 1977

Unglazed teapot attributed to Eddie Puruntatameri, Bathurst ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Teapots
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1972
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Ceramic tankard

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1975
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Jar with Sgraffito decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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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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1981
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Ceramic model dog

Ceramic model dog

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Animal figures
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Ceramic vase

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1975
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Souvenir saucer from the opening of Old Parliament House on ...

Bernice Spence Fryer collection
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Saucers
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England, United Kingdom
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Aynsley and Sons
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1926
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Cream-coloured ceramic cup and saucer with delicate blue flo...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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Bottle with green glaze

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1975
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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, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1976
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Ceramic bottle

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1975
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Glazed stoneware pot 'Tree' by Thancoupie

Glazed stoneware pot 'Tree' by Thancoupie

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pots
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Thancoupie
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1978
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Cream coloured miniature china plate

Thompson Family collection
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England
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DAINTEE Witch Hazel Snow jar

DAINTEE Witch Hazel Snow jar

Bothwell Museum collection
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Cosmetics jars
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White ceramic bowl

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1949
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Glazed stoneware pot 'Tree' by Thancoupie

Glazed stoneware pot 'Tree' by Thancoupie

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pots
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Thancoupie
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Squat glazed pot with lid

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yarrabah, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Yarrabah Pottery
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White ceramic jug decorated with flowers, brought to Australia by Dutch migrant Petronella Wensing

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1949
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Ceramic mercury bottle

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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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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Ceramic ornamental plate depicting two men fishing in a boat, with a turtle and a fish attached to fishing lines

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1950
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Ceramic glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Thancoupie
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Earthenware bowl

Earthenware bowl

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceramic plate made by Martin Boyd, 1950

Ceramic plate made by Martin Boyd, 1950

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Martin Boyd Pottery
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1950
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Ceramic plate made by Martin Boyd, 1950

Ceramic plate made by Martin Boyd, 1950

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Martin Boyd Pottery
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1950
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Ceramic wine barrel, Dai Gum San Campaign

Ceramic wine barrel, Dai Gum San Campaign

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Barrels
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1974
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Ceramic plate made by Martin Boyd, 1950

Ceramic plate made by Martin Boyd, 1950

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Martin Boyd Pottery
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White china dinner plate with a black and gold patterned bor...

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Dinner plates
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Ceramic oven brick

ET Fealy collection
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Glazed stoneware vesssel

Glazed stoneware vesssel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1975
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Glazed stoneware vase

Glazed stoneware vase

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1974
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Oval 'Semi-Porcelain' off-white serving platter with a scall...

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Platters
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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, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1976
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Ceramic jar

Ceramic jar

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Jars
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Child's saucer with a picture of a little girl with a dog on...

Bridge Family collection no. 4
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Octagonal white china dinner plate with black and orange det...

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Ceramic bowl

Ceramic bowl

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Khaki and dark brown glazed stoneware milk jug

Khaki and dark brown glazed stoneware milk jug

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1975
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Ceramic font

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Lidded jar with tan glaze

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Glazed stoneware vesssel

Glazed stoneware vesssel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1975
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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, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Butter dish lid

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Glazed stoneware pot 'Tree' by Thancoupie

Glazed stoneware pot 'Tree' by Thancoupie

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pots
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Thancoupie
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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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Victory Ointment

Bothwell Museum collection
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Ceramic cup and saucer with blue and white Chinese willow de...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Queensland, Australia
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Oval ceramic tile tray

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Ceramic bowl

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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Ceramic Wedgwood meat plate from the North Head Quarantine Station

Ceramic Wedgwood meat plate from the North Head Quarantine S...

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Plates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Josiah Wedgwood
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