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'Bulwutja', bark painting, native plant species

'Bulwutja', 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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2012
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'Flying Ant Dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1976

'Flying Ant Dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1976

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1976
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White Australia has a black history

White Australia has a black history

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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The old people smoke the crab claw

The old people smoke the crab claw

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Louis J. Tipungwuti
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'Bundjungu', bark painting, native plant species

'Bundjungu', 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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2013
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Trophy and stand

Trophy and stand

Thompson Family collection
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Trophies
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anna M. Tipiloura
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Emmanuel Puruntatameri
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'Landa, Matpana, Wakwak', bark painting, native plant species

'Landa, Matpana, Wakwak', bark painting, native plant specie...

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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2012
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White, blue and brown cabin cruiser boat with inboard motor

White, blue and brown cabin cruiser boat with inboard motor

Bart Sansbury collection
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Motor boats
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Point Pearce, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Bart Sansbury
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1991
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Carmelita Tipungwuti
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Creatures of the Sea

Creatures of the Sea

Keith and Elsie de Witte collection
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Bark paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1971
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John V. Orsto
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Super Primary Department Adelaide Correspondence-School Certificate for Applied art

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Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Super Primary Department, Adelaide
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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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'Bundjungu', bark painting, native plant species

'Bundjungu', 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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2013
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Pre-federation Australian flag from the Klondike goldfields

Pre-federation Australian flag from the Klondike goldfields

Charlie Lloyd collection
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Flags
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Canada
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Mr Charles T. Lloyd
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gordon Pukangamirri
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'Dreaming of Matjadji' painted by David Corby Tjapaltjarri, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Corby Tjapaltjarri
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1975
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Sunset

Sunset

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ancilla Munkara
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'Bundjungu', bark painting, native plant species

'Bundjungu', 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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2013
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Novelty doorstop or paperweight caricature of former Australian prime minister Sir George Houstoun Reid

Novelty doorstop or paperweight caricature of former Austral...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Doorstops
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir George H. Reid
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'Djalkurrk', bark painting, native plant species

'Djalkurrk', 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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'Wanatjalnga', painted by  Anatjarri Tjakamarra and Charlie Tjaruru Tjungurrayi, 1974

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Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1974
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Laura Holmes
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Button Brasso

Button Brasso

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Raphaelia Tipiloura
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Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1952-1956

Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Jo...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Firing the Humpy by Lin Onus

Firing the Humpy by Lin Onus

Lin Onus collection
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Oil paintings
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Lin Onus
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1972
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'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 1974

'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 197...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick N. Tjapaltjarri
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1974
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'Gurrumu', bark painting, native plant species

'Gurrumu', 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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2013
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I Am A Woman For Peace

I Am A Woman For Peace

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Ivy Lovric's employee badge from Woolworths Hurstville 1950s

Ivy Lovric's employee badge from Woolworths Hurstville 1950s

Ivy Lovric collection
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Identity badges
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Ivy Lovric
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1950
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Beizam triple hammershark headdress sculpture or dance mask, by Ken Thaiday Senior

Beizam triple hammershark headdress sculpture or dance mask,...

Ken Thaiday collection no. 3
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Headdresses
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Kenneth J. Thaiday Sr
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Guwak ga Marrngu (Nightbird & possum).

Guwak ga Marrngu (Nightbird & possum).

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Luwandi Mununggurr
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1985
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Tasmanian Aborigines celebrate 8 years of re-occupation of Oyster Cove 1984-1992

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Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Oyster Cove, Tasmania, Australia
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Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre
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1984
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Child's drawing by Dymphna Kerinaiua, Bathurst Island NT

Child's drawing by Dymphna Kerinaiua, Bathurst Island NT

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dymphana Kerinaiua
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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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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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My House

My House

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Janice Murray
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19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor William Bligh's arrest during the Rum Rebellion in 1808

19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor Willia...

Sotheby's collection no. 2
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Dioramas
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Australia
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Unknown
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1808
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Aboriginal Land Rights

Aboriginal Land Rights

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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Pencil and watercolour on paper in Papunya style by an unknown Pintupi artist, 1971

Pencil and watercolour on paper in Papunya style by an unkno...

Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1971
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Patrick Kantilla
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Rosalie
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sheila Portaminni
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Going for a ride out bush

Going for a ride out bush

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Linda Pupangamirri
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Cream can

Cream can

David Crane and Alice Sutton collection no. 1
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Milk cans
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Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Colleen Kerinaiua
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Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1970-1972

Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Jo...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Child's drawing by Osmond Kantilla titled 'Purukuparti the creator and Wiya his wife', St Therese's School, Bathurst Island NT

Child's drawing by Osmond Kantilla titled 'Purukuparti the c...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Osmond Kantilla
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Painting on canvas board 'Ilpitirri - Yala Dreaming'

Painting on canvas board 'Ilpitirri - Yala Dreaming'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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'Bundjungu', bark painting, native plant species

'Bundjungu', 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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2013
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Painting of an emu and snake with the sun

Painting of an emu and snake with the sun

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Colin Wightman
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Vice-Regal Bicky

Vice-Regal Bicky

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mario J. Munkara
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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Spittoons
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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'Honey Ant Hunt, painted by Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri, 1975

'Honey Ant Hunt, painted by Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tim L. Tjapaltjarri
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1975
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