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Armband

Armband

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Wooden spear with metal blade

Wooden spear with metal blade

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Helicopter (Flat Chopper) by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Helicopter (Flat Chopper) by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Sculptures
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Polly P. Jackson
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String bag

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Bags
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nancy Taylor
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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Sculpture - wood - human male

Sculpture - wood - human male

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Marrngu.

Marrngu.

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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Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bags
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1948
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Pigmented cylindrical basket

Pigmented cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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1948
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Painting depicts a black goanna

Painting depicts a black goanna

Department of Transport and Communication collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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Painting depicts two rainbow snakes

Painting depicts two rainbow snakes

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fred D. Narraldol
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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"Children's band" armlet made of cane bound in a circle with...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Armband

Armband

Charles Hart collection
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Woven pandanus fibre armband, pigmented in stripes

Woven pandanus fibre armband, pigmented in stripes

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Club

Club

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Clubs
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Turtle Hunt Series (2 of 3).

Turtle Hunt Series (2 of 3).

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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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Painting depicts two female macropods of unidentified species.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Mr Paddy Nabamdjorle Maralngurra
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1970
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Club

Club

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Papua, Indonesia
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Woven pandanus fibre armband, pigmented in stripes

Woven pandanus fibre armband, pigmented in stripes

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yarnangu Painting Tjarra (Person with Painting) by Nora Holland, Dianne Ungukalpi Golding and Eunice Yunurupa Porter

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Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Sculptures
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Eunice Y. Porter
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Noreena Kadibil
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2008
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Painting depict two karndayh, female antilopine kangaroos (Macropus antilopinus)

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Mr Dick Baringbungung
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1970
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Jawun - bicornual basket coloured with ochre, made by Abe Muriata

Jawun - bicornual basket coloured with ochre, made by Abe Mu...

Abe Muriata collection
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Baskets
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Abe Muriata
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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Masks
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Canadian Mask

Canadian Mask

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Masks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Mono-plane - sculpture of a single propeller aeroplane by Yvonne Koolmatrie

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Tandanya collection no. 1
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Sculptures
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1991
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Containers
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Clouds (painting of clouds design sacred to Manggalili people).

Clouds (painting of clouds design sacred to Manggalili peopl...

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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Bicornual basket

Bicornual basket

Muralambeen Bicornual Basket collection
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Baskets
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Miapunu ga guya (Turtle & Fish  Painting) 1 of 3.

Miapunu ga guya (Turtle & Fish Painting) 1 of 3.

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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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Rachel Quillart collection
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Containers
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Tasmania, Australia
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Rachel Quillart
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Oval woven fibre basket

Oval woven fibre basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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1930
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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'King fisher following the clouds'  by Banapana Maymuru, 1978

'King fisher following the clouds' by Banapana Maymuru, 197...

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 18/01/1979 collection
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Bark paintings
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Drill Hall, Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, Austra...
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Banapana Maymuru
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1978
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Fibre basket by Yikartu Bumba, 2008

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yikartu Bumba
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2008
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'Turtles, wind and rain', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1978

'Turtles, wind and rain', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1978

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 18/01/1979 collection
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Bark paintings
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Drill Hall, Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, Austra...
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1978
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Round, flattened slab of spinifex gum or resin mixed with short vegetable fibres

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Samples
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Knife and sheath

Knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone tools
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Turtle Hunt (3rd paint of series).

Turtle Hunt (3rd paint of series).

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Djarrakpi, NE Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nyapilingu Dhamarrandji
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1985
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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