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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mandy Roughsey
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Painting 12, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The people cutting up Gaiya.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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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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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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The Male and Female Dugong Story

The Male and Female Dugong Story

Macquarie Gallery collection
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Bark paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1969
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The Coming of the First Missionary by Dick Roughsey

The Coming of the First Missionary by Dick Roughsey

Goobalathaldin (Dick Roughsey) collection
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Gouache paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1981
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Creatures of the Sea

Creatures of the Sea

Keith and Elsie de Witte collection
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Bark paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1971
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Mornington Island headdress made by Dick Roughsey and worn by him at Keith and Elsie de Witte's wedding in 1955

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Keith and Elsie de Witte collection
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Headdresses
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1955
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Dance hat with string and emu feathers at the top

Dance hat with string and emu feathers at the top

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Headdresses
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Message stick

Message stick

Dick and Lindsay Roughsey collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1972
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mornington Island State School
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Grace Loogatha
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Headwear
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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David Loogatha
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Teaching Initiates Sign Language, Mornington Island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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String bag

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Bags
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1986
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Florence Bell
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Willie Dundamen
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Here is my garden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Susan Binjari
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Men prepare for dance

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1974
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Brolgas Gather at Dawn

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1974
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Colin Hills
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Emu feather head ornament

Emu feather head ornament

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Headwear
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Painting 2, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - depicting an old woma...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Sculpture - wood - turtle

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Pat Reid
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1975
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Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1977
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Beach Camp Scene

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Klennifea
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Enid Bowden collection
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Didjeridus
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Noelene Bell
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Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1977
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Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1974
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This is a river long time ago, this is the Dadrungan River

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Averil Kelly
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Armband of woven string with four conical shells in a decorative motif and a tuft of fine feathers bound to the centre edge

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Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1986
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Bathing the two Initiated Boys

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Club

Club

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Child's drawing - Captain Cook

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dennis Jack
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mornington Island State School
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Oblong headband woven with fibre string, with single strands attached at either end, and five wallaby teeth attached with fibre string

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Headbands
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Untitled acrylic painting on card by Dick Roughsey

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1977
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Initiation Ceremony, Mornington Island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mornington Island State School
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Small carved wooden dugong sculpture, carved in one piece, fins in relief and with black seeds for eyes

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Enid Bowden collection
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Wood carvings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Pat Reid
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1987
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Men and women and children walking to Wattle Creek

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Johnson R. Janama
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In the olden times

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Melanie Roberts
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Shield - Mornington Island, QLD

Shield - Mornington Island, QLD

RM Dixon collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Noel Dillan
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Wayne Willams
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Enid Bowden collection
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Didjeridus
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Bringing the first two boys to the bora ground

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Boomerang - Mornington Island

Boomerang - Mornington Island

Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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