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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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Painting depicts two dancing men with head-dresses, & tortoises & goannas

Painting depicts two dancing men with head-dresses, & tortoi...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1975
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The Moon Story or Giddergill.

The Moon Story or Giddergill.

Macquarie Gallery collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Painting depicts a lizard-like creature with a frill-neck surrounded by different species of fish.

Painting depicts a lizard-like creature with a frill-neck su...

Macquarie Gallery collection
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Yarrahara or Eagle Hawk Story

Yarrahara or Eagle Hawk Story

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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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The Thwathu Scerpent Rainbow

The Thwathu Scerpent Rainbow

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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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The WaterSpout  Story or Thunermun.

The WaterSpout Story or Thunermun.

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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Bark painting depicting a didjeridu player with emus and a dancing figure with goannas

Bark painting depicting a didjeridu player with emus and a d...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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