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Wooden hollow musical drum

Wooden hollow musical drum

Pastor Kenneth Freeman collection
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Musical drums
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'Sugu Mawa' by Alick Tipoti, 2011

'Sugu Mawa' by Alick Tipoti, 2011

Alick Tipoti collection no. 3
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Masks
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Alick Tipoti
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Robilt toy train bogie timber wagon

Robilt toy train bogie timber wagon

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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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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Joyce Tipuamantumirri
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous woman carrying a coolamon on her head, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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St Therese's School
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Dancing

Dancing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominic L. Timaepatua
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Red-brown hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1977-1978

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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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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St Therese's School
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clement Antirimgaraka
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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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Alicia Portaminni
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nilus Kerinaiua
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Merlene Poantulura
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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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Cecilia A. Kerinaiua
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Untitled painting by Anatjari Tjakamarra, 1972, polymer on board

Untitled painting by Anatjari Tjakamarra, 1972, polymer on b...

Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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1972
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Concepta Puautjinni
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Legend of the Cocokotoo Woman

Legend of the Cocokotoo Woman

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marie L. Purutatamerri
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sharon Tipilaura
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Wolseley portable shearing plant

Wolseley portable shearing plant

Delma Keogh collection
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Shearing equipment
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England
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Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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1925
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1945
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Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paul Brown
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Campfire at night

Campfire at night

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marie S. Tipuamantumirri
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Map titled 'Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio'

Map titled 'Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio'

Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio Map collection
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Maps
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Betty Puautjimi
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Scales

Scales

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Balances
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'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1978

'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1978

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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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1978
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'Nuda, the rock wallaby site'

'Nuda, the rock wallaby site'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Tim L. Tjapaltjarri
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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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Gerard Kerinauia
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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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Children's drawing, Purrakapali by Raphaelia Tipiloura, Bathurst Island NT

Children's drawing, Purrakapali by Raphaelia Tipiloura, Bath...

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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Rabbit Traps by Elaine Russell, 2002.

Rabbit Traps by Elaine Russell, 2002.

Elaine Russell collection
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Acrylic paintings
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National Museum of Australia, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Elaine Russell
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2002
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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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Maria J. Orsto
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Framed dot painting on canvas board

Framed dot painting on canvas board

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Painting depicts a fisherman holding spear over his head, and 2 large long-nosed fish.

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The Australian Scene collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mandarg
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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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Connell T
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Red-brown hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1977

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Section of green metal security fence post, which became a projectile during the bombing of the Australian Embassy in Jakarta on 9 September 2004

Section of green metal security fence post, which became a p...

David Ritchie collection
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Fences
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Jakarta, Sumatra, Indonesia
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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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2004
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Vineyards of Dreams by Elaine Russell, 2002.

Vineyards of Dreams by Elaine Russell, 2002.

Elaine Russell collection
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Acrylic paintings
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National Museum of Australia, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Elaine Russell
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2002
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Crean Cream

Crean Cream

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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Francis Xavier Puruntatameri
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The Birds Family

The Birds Family

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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Therese Portaminni
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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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Jackie Tipungwuti
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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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'Dreaming of Matjadji' painted by David Corby Tjapaltjarri, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Wallaby dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1975

'Wallaby dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1975
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'Time Change' p.12, 13

'Time Change' p.12, 13

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-raising ceremony at Sydney Cove in 1788, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-...

Garnet Watkins collection
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Murals
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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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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John Gerard
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Colour poster with the caption Irrigating currant vines,  Australia

Colour poster with the caption Irrigating currant vines, Au...

National Symbols Poster collection no. 2
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Posters
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' Kampurrarrpa', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1975

' Kampurrarrpa', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 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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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1975
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Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Tommy S. Tjakamarra
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1976
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Clouds (painting of clouds design sacred to  Manggalili people).

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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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Ganmirri Marika
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1985
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'We Want Land Rights Right Now', sign - used at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Canberra, 1972

'We Want Land Rights Right Now', sign - used at the Aborigin...

Department of Aboriginal Affairs collection no. 2
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Signs
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Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Terri...
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1972
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Yirrumuuwu Amintiya Murtati

Yirrumuuwu Amintiya Murtati

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jane Frances Peantumilui
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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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Parumparuma changed bird

Parumparuma changed bird

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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Emmanuel Puruntatameri
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

David Westcott collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled trailer with a 1080 bait distribution cylinder

Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled tra...

Brian Coman collection
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Pest control equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Jock MacRae
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1980
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