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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Yvonne Kopper collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Yvonne Kopper
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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Wooden container 'Snake Dreaming at Tjuntina', painted by Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tommy L. Tjapaltjarri
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1977
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'Ngurti' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

'Ngurti' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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Mayapu E. Thomas
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2007
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Oval-shaped iron coolamon

Oval-shaped iron coolamon

Scott Rainbow collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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'Ngurti' by George Tuckerbox, 2007

'Ngurti' by George Tuckerbox, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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George Tuckerbox
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2007
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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'Ngurti' by Kuji Rosie Goodjie and Jukuja Nora Tjookootja, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Kuji R. Goodjie
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2007
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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Bark container from Bathurst Island

Bark container from Bathurst Island

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dreaming

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Wooden Container

Wooden Container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Daisy Leura Nakamara, 1980

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Daisy L. Nakamara
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1980
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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Rachel Quillart collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Coolamon by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Coolamon by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pampirla H. Boxer
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2008
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Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Leonie Dickson
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Coolamon

Coolamon

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Kenny Brown collection
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Milikapiti, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Kenny Brown
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2013
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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Wooden container, painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Northern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Nyupaya Kaika
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1998
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Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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Twine container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bowl shaped wooden carving- Kampakuru

Bowl shaped wooden carving- Kampakuru

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Container for a wedding cake

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Container

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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wira - wooden container and winnow - grandmother's wira

wira - wooden container and winnow - grandmother's wira

Tjanpi 'Wild Harvest Family' collection
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Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Elliptical concave wooden dish (container)

Elliptical concave wooden dish (container)

E Milne collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Kangaroo-shaped container made from wicker, wood, glass and ...

Terence Lane collection
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1976
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Storage system composed of a group of five tobacco tins with...

E Burke and M Everitt collection
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Container

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Ceramic storage container

Ceramic storage container

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Shallow, wooden container

Shallow, wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada Pilakui
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1984
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Enamelled beaker with Oriental design from Herbert Browne's Oriental collection

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Herbert Browne collection
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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
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Painted coolamon

Painted coolamon

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Veronica T. Nakamarra
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Oval wooden container

Oval wooden container

E Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1915
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Enamel Oriental design beaker with overturned lip

Enamel Oriental design beaker with overturned lip

Herbert Browne collection
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Elongated concave wooden container with rounded ends and adze marks on the interior surface

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Wooden container

Douglas Seaton collection
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Gunpowder tin

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree strin...

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Jacqui Langdon
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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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1973
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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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A tin that accompanies a dip circle made by Dover-Charlton

A tin that accompanies a dip circle made by Dover-Charlton

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection
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Semi-hemispherical hollow wooden container

Semi-hemispherical hollow wooden container

E Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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