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'Witji Rock Holes' by Jane Gimme, 2007

'Witji Rock Holes' by Jane Gimme, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Jane Gimme
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2007
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Rock Wallaby - Charlie Egeley, artist

Rock Wallaby - Charlie Egeley, artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Charlie Egeley
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'Snake Dreaming at Naruingya', by Yumpuluru Tjungurrayi, 1976

'Snake Dreaming at Naruingya', by Yumpuluru Tjungurrayi, 197...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Warra Wea, Western Desert, Australia
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Yumpuluru Tjungurrayi
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1976
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Tjanpi! by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Tjanpi! by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Dianne U. Golding
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2011
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'Kunawarritji to Wajaparni' collaborative work, 2008

'Kunawarritji to Wajaparni' collaborative work, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Patrick Tjungurrayi
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2007
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Mythological men's camp at Mallierra (post initiation) ceremonies at Winparrku

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1978
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'Medicine Story' painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1971

'Medicine Story' painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1971

Uta Uta Tjangala collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1971
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Budgerigars in the Sandhills, painted by Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri, 1975

Budgerigars in the Sandhills, painted by Billy Stockman Tjap...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1975
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Wangukaratjanya

Wangukaratjanya

Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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1974
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Punyurrpungkunya', painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1977
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Macauley and McDougall by Jean Burke

Macauley and McDougall by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Warla' by Billy Thomas, 2008

'Warla' by Billy Thomas, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Wangkatjungka, Western Australia, Australia
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Billy Thomas
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2008
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Olympic Games Opening Ceremony by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Olympic Games Opening Ceremony by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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2011
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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Yalda Soak - painting by Rover Thomas

Yalda Soak - painting by Rover Thomas

Rover Thomas collection no. 3
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Rover Thomas
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1995
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'Travels of Mala the Hare Wallaby', painted by Timmy Tjugudai Tjungurrayi, 1981

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Timmy T. Tjungurrayi
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1981
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Portrait of Reginald Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1870's

Portrait of Reginald Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1870's

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia
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Myra Felton
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1870
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'Lumpu Lumpu' by Manmarr Daisy Andrews, 2007

'Lumpu Lumpu' by Manmarr Daisy Andrews, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Manmarr D. Andrews
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2007
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Paint on card depicting a man walking near a campfire

Paint on card depicting a man walking near a campfire

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Framed dot painting on canvas board

Framed dot painting on canvas board

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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'Nyilnigil' by Nyangkarni Penny K-Lyons, 2007

'Nyilnigil' by Nyangkarni Penny K-Lyons, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyangkarni P. K-Lyons
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2007
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Warakurna Kangaroos and Warburton Tigers by Rocky Porter

Warakurna Kangaroos and Warburton Tigers by Rocky Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Rocky Porter
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2011
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Depicts a flower

Depicts a flower

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Norma Giles, 2008

'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Norma Giles, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Norma Giles
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2008
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Painting on cardboard featuring leaf-shapes and honey ants

Painting on cardboard featuring leaf-shapes and honey ants

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Painting on canvas board 'Ilpitirri - Yala Dreaming'

Painting on canvas board 'Ilpitirri - Yala Dreaming'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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Painting depicts a large central concentric circle with six small circles

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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Mistake Creek Massacre by Queenie McKenzie

Mistake Creek Massacre by Queenie McKenzie

Queenie McKenzie (Nakarra) collection no.2
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Mistake Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Queenie M. Nakarra
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1997
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'Hand, Christian and her Son', Adam Hill, 2002

'Hand, Christian and her Son', Adam Hill, 2002

Gordon and Elaine Syron collection
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Adam Hill
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'Ngurrapalangu', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1974

'Ngurrapalangu', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1974

Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1974
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'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin and Jane Gimme, 2007

'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin and Jane Gimme, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Eubena Nampitjin
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2007
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Waiting for Shop by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Waiting for Shop by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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Australian Landscape, by Shane Pickett.

Australian Landscape, by Shane Pickett.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1980
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Untitled illustration for pages 6-7 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Mulan, Western Australia, Australia
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Veronica Lulu
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2007
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'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2007
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'Dreaming at Ilingaringa', painted by Billy Nolan Tjapangarti, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Warra Wea, Western Desert, Australia
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Nolan Tjapangati
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1976
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Kungkarangkalpa Attila

Kungkarangkalpa Attila

Songlines - Tjunkaya Tapaya collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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'Dreaming at Watunuma' by Uta UtaTjangala, 1975

'Dreaming at Watunuma' by Uta UtaTjangala, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1975
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'Kartamarti' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

'Kartamarti' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Jukuja D. Snell
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2007
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'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri', painted by Johnny Warangula Tjupurrula, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1976
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'Wikirri' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2007

'Wikirri' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2007
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Painting depicting ground designs used in Tingari ceremonies

Painting depicting ground designs used in Tingari ceremonies

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pini Tjapaltjarri
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1981
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'Waruwiya' by Helicopter Tjungurrayi, 2007

'Waruwiya' by Helicopter Tjungurrayi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Helicopter Tjungurrayi
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2007
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'Men's dreaming site at Ilpitirri'

'Men's dreaming site at Ilpitirri'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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Iron Ore Mining as a Source of Ochre Pigments by John Wolseley, 1995

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Judith and Ron Behan collection no. 2
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John Wolseley
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Whitefellas Spinning Around by Jean Inyalanka Burke, 2011

Whitefellas Spinning Around by Jean Inyalanka Burke, 2011

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Bamyili NT - from the story 'The Legend of the Birds' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 58

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Gentian
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Women's camp at Karrinyarra, by Sandra Nampitjinpa, Mt Liebig Outstation NT

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Sandra Nampitjinpa
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1954
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Moon Dreaming

Moon Dreaming

Sally Banyard collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Limpi P. Tjapangati
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1982
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Oil on linen portrait of the racehorse 'Jorrocks'

Oil on linen portrait of the racehorse 'Jorrocks'

Jorrocks collection
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Unknown Artist
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Yala, the sweet potato

Yala, the sweet potato

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1975
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