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Spiritual World 1 - Young Mannalargenna, Chief of the NE of Tasmania

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vernon Graham
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Possum pelt with poker work and ochre designs

Possum pelt with poker work and ochre designs

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Grass doll baby dancing

Grass doll baby dancing

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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'Bobbara = to sing (in Wirradjuri)' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

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Diana Boyer collection
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous man throwing a boomerang, 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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'Sexiest' bra decorated by Alana Purcell

'Sexiest' bra decorated by Alana Purcell

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Alana Purcell
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2014
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'Wahlenbergia' postcard pack

'Wahlenbergia' postcard pack

Diana Boyer collection
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Poster of Eddie Mabo, by Clifford Beresford Robinson, 1993

Poster of Eddie Mabo, by Clifford Beresford Robinson, 1993

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Clifford B. Robinson
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Grass doll baby dancing

Grass doll baby dancing

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous man holding a spear, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Horizon 1

Horizon 1

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Spiritual World 4 - Old Mannalargenna, Chief of the NE Tasmania

Spiritual World 4 - Old Mannalargenna, Chief of the NE Tasma...

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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'Regulations for all rural workers involved in the Cropping Cycle of a GMO' by Diana Boyer

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Diana Boyer collection
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'Caught in the Net' bra, decorated by Gloria Bell

'Caught in the Net' bra, decorated by Gloria Bell

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Artwork for

Artwork for "A Peaceful Pacific" pamphlet

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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'Boyi Moort's (Turtle Families)', Peter Farmer and Kim Fitzpatrick, 2014

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Peter Farmer collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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'Bobbara enclosed' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

'Bobbara enclosed' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Rock painted with a lizard design

Rock painted with a lizard design

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kutungu (Betty) Munti
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1994
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'CROPPING Bobbara' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

'CROPPING Bobbara' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Framed painting of Clydesdale 'Liston Duke'

Framed painting of Clydesdale 'Liston Duke'

Robert Marsh collection
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'Fresh is Best' bra decorated by Landon Palm

'Fresh is Best' bra decorated by Landon Palm

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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2014
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Coconut shell water container

Coconut shell water container

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1993
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'Dolly' bra decorated by Myra Duncan

'Dolly' bra decorated by Myra Duncan

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Wall decoration

Wall decoration

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Helen Mabo
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1992
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Artwork for Peace Bus flyer

Artwork for Peace Bus flyer

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Coconut barsor

Coconut barsor

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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Found objects? an artwork consisting of five small ceramic bottles

Found objects? an artwork consisting of five small ceramic b...

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Val Tiffin collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Val Tiffin
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1999
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Horizon 3

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Embroidery - Crochet butterfly, Mornington Island QLD

Embroidery - Crochet butterfly, Mornington Island QLD

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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'Zee-bra' bra decorated by Grace Bond

'Zee-bra' bra decorated by Grace Bond

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Grace Bond
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2014
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'Regulations for all rural workers involved in the Cropping Cycle of a GMO' by Diana Boyer

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Diana Boyer collection
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Horizon 5

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Diana Boyer collection
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Political cartoon titled 'MABO', by Geoff Pryor, 1993

Political cartoon titled 'MABO', by Geoff Pryor, 1993

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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Wall decoration

Wall decoration

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Wall hangings
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Helen Mabo
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1992
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Illustration for Peace Bus audio visuals

Illustration for Peace Bus audio visuals

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Toy ball woven from pandanus leaves

Toy ball woven from pandanus leaves

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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'Deadliest' bra decorated by Alana Palm

'Deadliest' bra decorated by Alana Palm

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Alana Palm
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2014
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Ornamental orange plastic bead earrings

Ornamental orange plastic bead earrings

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Earrings
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Gagee Maron
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1992
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Final Journey

Final Journey

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Set of nine A3 sized prints on paper, by Diana Boyer

Set of nine A3 sized prints on paper, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Percussion instruments
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lena Passi
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1992
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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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Palm frond hand fan

Palm frond hand fan

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Fans
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Grace Barsa
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1992
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Horizon 4

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Painted marine turtle shell featuring thirteen totemic animals representing the clans of the Lardil people of Mornington Island

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Blair Gardner collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1978
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Nazir shell of the Trochus species

Nazir shell of the Trochus species

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Torres Strait, ,
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Plastic bead necklace

Plastic bead necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Necklaces
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Gagee Maron
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1992
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'Island Dreaming' bra decorated by Shirley Law

'Island Dreaming' bra decorated by Shirley Law

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Beaten copper artwork by Matthias Kauage

Beaten copper artwork by Matthias Kauage

Ken and Amirah Inglis collection
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Set of nine A3 sized prints on paper, by Diana Boyer

Set of nine A3 sized prints on paper, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Diana Boyer collection
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Woven spinifex and raffia porridge bowl and spoon by Yilpi Adamson and Pantjiti Lionel, 2006

Woven spinifex and raffia porridge bowl and spoon by Yilpi A...

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 8
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Pantjiti Lionel
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2006
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The Lord's Prayer [artwork depicting the last supper made from mother-of-pearl]

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General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Bethlehem, West Bank, Israel
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1975
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Ceramic plate with image of indigenous man, attributed to 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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Artwork titled

Artwork titled "Come and Visit the Peace Bus"

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Murray Island Dancers - Greetings from Torres Strait

Murray Island Dancers - Greetings from Torres Strait

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Photographic postcards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Murray Island Dance Group
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1992
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'Midget Bra' decorated by Grace Bond

'Midget Bra' decorated by Grace Bond

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Grace Bond
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Toy ball woven from coconut palm leaves

Toy ball woven from coconut palm leaves

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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