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'The Bremer Island Turtle Man' by Mawalan Marika, Yirrkala, 1967

'The Bremer Island Turtle Man' by Mawalan Marika, Yirrkala, ...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1967
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Dhuwa Ngarra Ceremony

Dhuwa Ngarra Ceremony

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1964
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Wawilak at Mirramina.

Wawilak at Mirramina.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1967
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Bark painting depicting Macassan parangs by Mawalan Marika, Yirrkala, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting 'Map of painter's travell [sic] by plane from Yirrkala to Sydney' by Mawalan Marika, Yirrkala, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1963
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The Whale, Dianmeri - Yirrkala, 1948

The Whale, Dianmeri - Yirrkala, 1948

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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1948
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Painting depicts four water goannas, the sons of

Painting depicts four water goannas, the sons of "djulungul"...

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1966
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Painting depicts humped rocks, a snake and three human figures

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting 'Macassan Prau' by Mawalan Marika

Bark painting 'Macassan Prau' by Mawalan Marika

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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Wood carving - Bunbulama - Yirrkala, 1948

Wood carving - Bunbulama - Yirrkala, 1948

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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1948
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Parangs

Parangs

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1965
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Bolngo, the thunderstorm man.

Bolngo, the thunderstorm man.

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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Wood carving of a pelican head and decorated with pigment

Wood carving of a pelican head and decorated with pigment

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1944
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Bark coffin with 'Dangbarr' Images of the Djanggawu Heroes by Mawalan

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Mawalan Marika
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Bark painting 'The Milky Way' by Mawalan Marika, Yirrkala

Bark painting 'The Milky Way' by Mawalan Marika, Yirrkala

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1974
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Painting depicts human footprints

Painting depicts human footprints

J Davidson collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Painting depicts two black snakes

Painting depicts two black snakes

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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