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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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Wangukaratjanya

Wangukaratjanya

Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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1974
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Plaster bust

Plaster bust

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Alan Heap
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Clements - Larwood banner

Clements - Larwood banner

Nance Pownall collection
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Banners
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1932
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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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Richard C. Fernando
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Clouds and Turtle (Miyapunu ga Mangan).

Clouds and Turtle (Miyapunu ga Mangan).

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Galuru, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nyapilingu Dhamarrandji
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1985
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Pencil and watercolour, on paper in Papunya style by unknown Pintupi artist, 1971

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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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Armchair made by the Zilm family of Booleroo, SA, 1895

Armchair made by the Zilm family of Booleroo, SA, 1895

Zilm family furniture collection
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Chairs
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1895
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dennis
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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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Francella Tungutulum
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The Spastic Centre 'Audrie doll' collection box

The Spastic Centre 'Audrie doll' collection box

Spastic Centre collection
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Collection boxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Spastic Centre of NSW
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Carving of a goanna, made by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, c1970

Carving of a goanna, made by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, c1970

Kaapa Tjampitjinpa collection no. 2
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Carvings
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1970
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Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career 1973

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Child's drawing by Lucille Poantamului titled 'The children on the water', Bathurst Island NT

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

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sheila Portaminni
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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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Kathy Bell
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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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Raphaelia Tipiloura
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Protest banner, Point Pearce has no fishing rights - for their waters

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Bart Sansbury collection
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Banners
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'Dreaming at Kampurarrpa (Kamparrarrpa)', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1976
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Child's drawing

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

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Fort Dundas, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Berchman Munkara
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1824
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British MkIII Pattern 1944 military steel helmet painted with the Trotskyist slogan 'OUT NOW', adopted to protest the Vietnam War

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Paul Bridges collection
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Military helmets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Paul Bridges
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1944
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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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Cosmos Tipiloura
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Portrait of Anthony Martin Fernando

Portrait of Anthony Martin Fernando

Raj Nagi collection
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Mr Raj Nagi
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2007
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'Courting with a Nosepeg', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1974

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1974
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'Ngurrapalangu', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1974

'Ngurrapalangu', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1974

Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1974
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Sunrise at Warrabri when I went there

Sunrise at Warrabri when I went there

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ali Curung, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jane F. Poantumilui
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The Moon Man and his wife and the son

The Moon Man and his wife and the son

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Claudia Kantilia
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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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Michaela Tipungwuti
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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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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jock Pouatjimi
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Larni Barramul (habitat of the Emu) painting by Andrew 'Drew' Berick, 2015.

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Berick Family collection
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Mr Drew Berick
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2015
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Roper River, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Edwin Dingal
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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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Stephen M. Orsto
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Sutherland ladies bicycle

Sutherland ladies bicycle

Paul Farren collection
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Bicycles
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Robilt toy train bogie goods van with 'PENNANT HOUSEHOLD KEROSINE' on the side.

Robilt toy train bogie goods van with 'PENNANT HOUSEHOLD KER...

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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Armchair made by the Zilm family of Booleroo, SA, 1895

Armchair made by the Zilm family of Booleroo, SA, 1895

Zilm family furniture collection
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Chairs
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1895
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Aboriginal Land Rights

Aboriginal Land Rights

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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Tiwi man chasing Joe Copper (Cooper?) horse

Tiwi man chasing Joe Copper (Cooper?) horse

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Agnes
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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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'Sweet Potato' dreaming at Ilpitirri

'Sweet Potato' dreaming at Ilpitirri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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Snowy landscape diorama, used with the Rocket Clock

Snowy landscape diorama, used with the Rocket Clock

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) - Play School collection ...
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Dioramas
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs Eva Howie for her daughter Clyde, 1930s

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Hetherington Family collection
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Dolls houses
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Eden Hills, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Eva A. Howie
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1930
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Her Majesty's Queensland Native Police by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

Her Majesty's Queensland Native Police by Bevan Hayward [Poo...

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1992
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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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Barnabas Tipiloura
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Story of a Woman's Camp and the Origin of Damper

Story of a Woman's Camp and the Origin of Damper

Yanyatjarri Tjakamarra collection no. 1
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Acrylic paintings
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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1973
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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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Concepta Palipuaminni
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The Sunny Day

The Sunny Day

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Marie C. Kantilla
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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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South-east wind story (Dreamtime story).

South-east wind story (Dreamtime story).

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nemigilagum
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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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Della Parkilari
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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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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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Stanislaus Kantilla
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Cokootoo Woman

Cokootoo Woman

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Valerian Munkara
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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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Francis Xavier Puruntatameri
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Horses and Cowboy 1997, 1999

Horses and Cowboy 1997, 1999

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Young
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1997
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Red-brown hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, MISC 79 (Cosmos) 1983

Red-brown hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to Jo...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri (II)', painted by Johnny Warangula Tjupurrula, 1976

'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri (II)', painted by Johnn...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1976
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Murphy's Law

Murphy's Law

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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