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Eight Totems of Mer T-shirt

Eight Totems of Mer T-shirt

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1992
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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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1993
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'Time Change' p.12, 13

'Time Change' p.12, 13

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Watercolour painting of an insect, by Diana Boyer

Watercolour painting of an insect, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Mangarri' by Elizabeth Nyumi, 2007

'Mangarri' by Elizabeth Nyumi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Elizabeth Nyumi
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2007
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'Kalyuyangku' by Richard Yukenbarri (Yugumbari), 2007

'Kalyuyangku' by Richard Yukenbarri (Yugumbari), 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Richard Yukenbarri (Yugumbari)
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2007
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'Why the emu cannot fly'

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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1974
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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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Armbands
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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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'Men's dreaming site at Ilpitirri'

'Men's dreaming site 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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1976
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Painting depicts a large central concentric circle with six small circles

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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'Snake Dreaming at Naruingya', by Yumpuluru Tjungurrayi, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Warra Wea, Western Desert, Australia
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Yumpuluru Tjungurrayi
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1976
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Mythological men's camp at Mallierra (post initiation) ceremonies at Winparrku

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1978
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'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri', painted by Johnny Warangula Tjupurrula, 1976

'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri', painted by Johnny War...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1976
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Mountain Devil Dreaming

Mountain Devil Dreaming

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Kathleen Petyarre
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1996
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'Where I Was Born' by Georgina Brown, 2007

'Where I Was Born' by Georgina Brown, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Georgina Brown
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2007
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'Time Change'

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Dot painting on canvas by Magaret Bumble Bee

Dot painting on canvas by Magaret Bumble Bee

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Margaret Bumble Bee
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Bush Berry by Jaxon Gittins

Bush Berry by Jaxon Gittins

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jaxon Gittins
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Minyipuru' by Nora Nangapa, 2008

'Minyipuru' by Nora Nangapa, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kunawarritji, Western Australia, Australia
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Nora Nangapa
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2008
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'Time Change'

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'The Anteater & The Turtle' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 53

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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1974
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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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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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1993
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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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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1975
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Ancestors are present in patterns on country - painting by Libby Harward 2016

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Libby Harward Collection
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Ms Libby Harward
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'Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2003

'Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2003

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Billy Atkins
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2003
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'Time Change'

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Cartoons
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Mr Alan Moir
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Pride, by Shane Pickett.

Pride, by Shane Pickett.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1980
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Watercolour painting of a blue tongue lizard, by Diana Boyer

Watercolour painting of a blue tongue lizard, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Making the Cut Line with Len Beadell by Jean Burke

Making the Cut Line with Len Beadell by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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Painting depicting concentric circles by Uta Uta Tjangala

Painting depicting concentric circles by Uta Uta Tjangala

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1978
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Untitled

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'Why the kangaroo hops' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 64

Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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1974
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Women's Story

Women's Story

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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David Corby Tjapaltjarri
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'Time Change' p.7

'Time Change' p.7

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Painting depicting eight concentric dot circles joined by lines, and one separate circle

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Barney W. Tjakamarra
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1981
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Tjamu Tjukurrpa by Cecily Winiragu Yates

Tjamu Tjukurrpa by Cecily Winiragu Yates

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Cecily W. Yates
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2011
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'Time Change'

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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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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'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Mulan, Western Australia, Australia
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Veronica Lulu
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2007
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'My Country' by Georgina Brown, 2007

'My Country' by Georgina Brown, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Georgina Brown
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2007
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'Kumpupirntily Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2008

'Kumpupirntily Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Billy Atkins
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2008
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'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Punmu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2008
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Painting titled 'Two Ngalkordow', by Noel Nabegeyol

Painting titled 'Two Ngalkordow', by Noel Nabegeyol

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Noel Nabegeyo
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Calling of the Dolphins

Calling of the Dolphins

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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Johnny Daylight-Lacey
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1999
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Girl Shattered

Girl Shattered

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Lin Onus
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1989
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Six original watercolour paintings for the postcard packs titled 'Vews of Mt Bobbara', by Diana Boyer

Six original watercolour paintings for the postcard packs ti...

Diana Boyer collection
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Gouche and pen painting titled 'Sea Creatures'

Gouche and pen painting titled 'Sea Creatures'

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Mount Ernest (Nagir/Naghir) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Aust...
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Christina 'Chrissy' L. Nakata
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1992
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'Sunday Well' by Dadda Samson, 2008

'Sunday Well' by Dadda Samson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2008
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Untitled

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'Why the kangaroo hops' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 62

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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1974
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Untitled

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Time Change'

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Australian Landscape, by Shane Pickett.

Australian Landscape, by Shane Pickett.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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