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Watercolour painting of a turtle, by Diana Boyer

Watercolour painting of a turtle, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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'Canning Stock Route Country' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

'Canning Stock Route Country' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Clifford Brooks
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Hunting Woman by Pauline Woods

Hunting Woman by Pauline Woods

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pauline Woods
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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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1964
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Watercolour painting of a blue tongue lizard, by Diana Boyer

Watercolour painting of a blue tongue lizard, by Diana Boyer

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'Bobbara's Slip' by Diana Boyer

'Bobbara's Slip' by Diana Boyer

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Diana Boyer
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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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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'Minyipuru' by Nora Nangapa, 2008

'Minyipuru' by Nora Nangapa, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kunawarritji, Western Australia, Australia
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Nora Nangapa
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2008
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'Puntuwarri' by Pukarlyi Milly Kelly, 2007

'Puntuwarri' by Pukarlyi Milly Kelly, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Milly Kelly
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2007
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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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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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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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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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Walking Man by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Walking Man 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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'Parta' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

'Parta' 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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Painting by Dinny Nyliba (McDinny) titled 'Captain Cook's Boat'

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Dinny Nyliba (McDinny) collection no. 2
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Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Dinny Nyliba (McDinny)
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1992
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Walungawari Waterhole by Queenie McKenzie, 1998

Walungawari Waterhole by Queenie McKenzie, 1998

Judith and Ron Behan collection no. 1
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Queenie M. Nakarra
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1998
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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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'Making Spears', painted by Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
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1975
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Painting depicting concentric circles by Uta Uta Tjangala

Painting depicting concentric circles by Uta Uta Tjangala

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1978
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Painting on paper by Nathaniel Maralngurra, Gunbalanya (Oenpelli) NT - from the story 'Inganarr, the Giant Serpent' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 32

Painting on paper by Nathaniel Maralngurra, Gunbalanya (Oenp...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nathaniel N. Maralngurra
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1974
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'Katatjilkarr to Kaningarra' by  Miriam Napanangka, 2007

'Katatjilkarr to Kaningarra' by Miriam Napanangka, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Miriam Napanangka
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2007
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'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri', painted by Johnny Warangula Tjupurrula, 1976

'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri', painted by Johnny War...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1976
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Kang'khan Brothers story

Kang'khan Brothers story

Joe Ngallametta collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Joe Ngallametta
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2004
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Origin of Murray Darling II by Vincent Serico

Origin of Murray Darling II by Vincent Serico

Vincent Serico collection
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Vincent Serico
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1992
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Painting on masonite by  Larangana, 1964 - depicts a river and a snake, together with three fish, a stingray, nine birds and twenty three eggs.

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Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Larangana
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1964
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Grass seeds in the dry wind (people are the grass seeds moving with the seasons) - drawing by Libby Harward 2016

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Libby Harward Collection
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Ms Libby Harward
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2016
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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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'Wanatjalnga', painted by  Anatjarri Tjakamarra and Charlie Tjaruru Tjungurrayi, 1974

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Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1974
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'Tree and landscape', painted by Eddie Mabo

'Tree and landscape', painted by Eddie Mabo

Bonita Mabo collection
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Eddie K. Mabo
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Painting by Gordon Syron entitled 'Old Minimbah Barn', 1983

Painting by Gordon Syron entitled 'Old Minimbah Barn', 1983

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1983
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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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'Kiritjinya', painted  by John Tjakamarra, 1975

'Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Tjakamarra
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1975
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Ground painting commissioned for the opening of Tandanya in March 1990

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Tandanya collection no. 3
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1990
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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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'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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'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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Willy wagtails scolding Quinkin

Willy wagtails scolding Quinkin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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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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'Kumpupirntily' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

'Kumpupirntily' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Yanjimi P. Rowlands
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2008
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Paint on canvas board

Paint on canvas board

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Johnie Warangula
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1974
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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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Girl Shattered

Girl Shattered

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Lin Onus
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1989
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'Dreaming at Ngamuranya' by Jack Phillipus Tjagamara, 1978

'Dreaming at Ngamuranya' by Jack Phillipus Tjagamara, 1978

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
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1976
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Land Rights by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Land Rights 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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'Jitirr' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

'Jitirr' 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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Untitled by Miriam Napanangka, 2007

Untitled by Miriam Napanangka, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kujuwarri, Western Australia, Australia
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Miriam Napanangka
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2007
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Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Karadada
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'Time Change' p.10

'Time Change' p.10

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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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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Painting depicting eight concentric dot circles joined by lines, and one separate circle

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Barney W. Tjakamarra
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1981
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'Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2003

'Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2003

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Billy Atkins
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2003
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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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Helicopter Ride with Brooksy to see My Father's Ngurra by Ken Shepherd

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Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Ken Shepherd
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2011
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Ceremonial site of Walakurkurru

Ceremonial site of Walakurkurru

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Timmy P. Djabanardi
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1976
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Gouache painting, 'The Coming of the First Missionary' by Dick Roughsey

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Goobalathaldin (Dick Roughsey) collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1981
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