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Bark painting 'Cut-up Kangaroo ready for Ceremonial cooking' by Dick Nguleingulei Murrumurru, Gunbalanya, 1974

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bark painting depicting the spirit Nawongberd and his four wives by Dick Nguleingulei Murrumurru

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Migkinj Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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1970
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Painting depicts three human figures, an echidna and hunting tools.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting 'A mam or namandi spirit in Margolidjban' by Dick Nguleingulei Murrumurru, Gunbalanya, 1968

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1968
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Bark painting 'Mimi and Namorodo Spirits' by Dick Nguleingulei Murrumurru, Gunbalanya

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Rainbow snake.

Rainbow snake.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Painting depicts male (left) and female modjarki, freshwater crocodiles (Crocodylus johnstoni)

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Painting depicting modjarki, freshwater crocodile, by Dick Nguleingulei Murrumurru

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Jir Maraiin.

Jir Maraiin.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Painting depicts a female kowarang, the echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus).

Painting depicts a female kowarang, the echidna (Tachyglossu...

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Bark painting featuring two fish by Nguleingulei Muramura

Bark painting featuring two fish by Nguleingulei Muramura

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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Painting depicts the spirit nakidjkidj about to spear a karndayh, female plains kangaroo

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1970
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Mimi's in the sacred cave

Mimi's in the sacred cave

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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1965
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Painting depicts nawarla, brown river stingray

Painting depicts nawarla, brown river stingray

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Painting depicts a man carrying a spearthrower, spear and dilly bag, hunting a male kangaroo

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Painting depcits wolerrh, female euro (Macropus robustus)

Painting depcits wolerrh, female euro (Macropus robustus)

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Painting depicts wolerrh, female euro (Macropus robustus)

Painting depicts wolerrh, female euro (Macropus robustus)

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Bark painting depicting two water goannas

Bark painting depicting two water goannas

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Painting depicts a sinuous dancing spirit figure

Painting depicts a sinuous dancing spirit figure

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1970
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Long neck turtle.

Long neck turtle.

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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Painting depicts a fish painted in the x-ray style

Painting depicts a fish painted in the x-ray style

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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Painting depicts bamdrek, the northern snapping turtle

Painting depicts bamdrek, the northern snapping turtle

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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bark painting depicting Kolobarr - Red Kangaroo

Bark painting depicting Kolobarr - Red Kangaroo

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Painting depicts two alkordoh, brolga (Grus rubicundus) and kuwalili, freshwater 'mullet' (Liza alata)

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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1970
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Painting depicts barrk, black wallaroo (Macropus bernardus)

Painting depicts barrk, black wallaroo (Macropus bernardus)

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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1970
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Painting depicts namankorl, silver barramundi (Lates calcarifer)

Painting depicts namankorl, silver barramundi (Lates calcari...

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1974
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