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'Dreaming of Matjadji' painted by David Corby Tjapaltjarri, 1975

'Dreaming of Matjadji' painted by David Corby Tjapaltjarri, ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Corby Tjapaltjarri
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1975
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Painting on canvas

Painting on canvas

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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'Tingarri Story', painted by Tim Payungka Tjapangarti, 1981

'Tingarri Story', painted by Tim Payungka Tjapangarti, 1981

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tim P. Tjapangati
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1981
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'Kunawarratji' by Nora Wompi, 2007

'Kunawarratji' by Nora Wompi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nora Wompi
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2007
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'Dreaming Story at Warlugulong (Warlukulangu)' by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain James Cook

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TE Hanley collection no. 1
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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James Berry
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1969
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'Wayampajarti' by Wakartu Cory Surprise, 2007

'Wayampajarti' by Wakartu Cory Surprise, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Wakartu C. Surprise
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2007
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Painting on canvas by Lucky Hilda & Ruth Napaljarri

Painting on canvas by Lucky Hilda & Ruth Napaljarri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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'Nyaru' by Brandy Tjungurrayi, 2007

'Nyaru' by Brandy Tjungurrayi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Balgo, Western Australia, Australia
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Brandy Tjungurrayi
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2007
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Painting depicts a large central concentric circle with six smaller ones

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Watercolour painting of an insect, by Diana Boyer

Watercolour painting of an insect, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Possum Men of Yirtjurunya', painted by Anatjarri Tjakamarra

'Possum Men of Yirtjurunya', painted by Anatjarri Tjakamarra

Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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'Time Change' p.12, 13

'Time Change' p.12, 13

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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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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The Mythological Site of Bornkuna

The Mythological Site of Bornkuna

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tommy Djagamara
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Mythological Mallierra (post initiation) ceremonies at Winparrku

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1978
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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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'Wana and Puliaba' or 'Goanna Corroboree at Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1971

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1971
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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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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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Ancestors are present in patterns on country - painting by Libby Harward 2016

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Libby Harward Collection
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Ms Libby Harward
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Two Dogs at Mungarkatakatanya

Two Dogs at Mungarkatakatanya

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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John Tjakamarra
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Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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1800
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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'My Country' by Georgina Brown, 2007

'My Country' by Georgina Brown, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Georgina Brown
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2007
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Australian Landscape, by Shane Pickett.

Australian Landscape, by Shane Pickett.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1980
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William Vth, Emperor of all the Kamerukians Breastplate

William Vth, Emperor of all the Kamerukians Breastplate

William of Kameruka collection
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Kameruka, New South Wales, Australia
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Captain John Lloyd
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1830
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Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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London, England
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Lannon Harley
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1832
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'Nyakungtjuungku' by Lucy Loomoo, 2007

'Nyakungtjuungku' by Lucy Loomoo, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Balgo, Western Australia, Australia
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Lucy Loomoo
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2007
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Seven Sisters songline by Josphine Mick, 1994

Seven Sisters songline by Josphine Mick, 1994

Diana James collection
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Josephine Mick
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1994
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Untitled

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Set of seven watercolour paintings of fauna, by Diana Boyer

Set of seven watercolour paintings of fauna, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 -  depicts five sharks

Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 - depicts five sharks

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Madi
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Gouche and pen painting titled 'Sea Creatures'

Gouche and pen painting titled 'Sea Creatures'

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Mount Ernest (Nagir/Naghir) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Aust...
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Christina 'Chrissy' L. Nakata
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1992
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Warden sitting in the main chair in the Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Warden sitting in the main chair in the Campbell Street Pris...

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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'Tingarri men and Initiates at Marabindinya [Marrapintinya]', painted by Anatjari No 1 Tjampitjimpa, 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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Anatjari (. Tjampitjimpa
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1980
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Mission Time by Anna Porter

Mission Time by Anna Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Anna Porter
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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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'Nyaru' by Charlie Wallabi, 2007

'Nyaru' by Charlie Wallabi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Charlie Wallabi
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2007
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Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Painting titled 'Tasmanian Dreaming', by Jacqui Langdon

Painting titled 'Tasmanian Dreaming', by Jacqui Langdon

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jacqui Langdon
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Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbe...

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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'The Dancing Women at Nyuminga' painted by by George Tjungurrayi, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Warra Wea, Western Desert, Australia
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George Tjungurrayi
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1976
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'Wallaby Men Dreaming at Marru(nga)' by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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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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Portrait of Reginald Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1870s

Portrait of Reginald Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1870s

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia
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Myra Felton
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'An Historic Retrospect on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of the Founding of Australia' - colour publication printed for the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Australia, 1938.

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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S T Leigh & Co Pty Ltd
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1938
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'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Mulyatingki Marney, 2007

'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Mulyatingki Marney, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Mulyatingki Marney
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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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Willy wagtails warning children

Willy wagtails warning children

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Rock Wallaby - Charlie Egeley, artist

Rock Wallaby - Charlie Egeley, artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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