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'Dingo Fence', 1993, by Jason Chen

'Dingo Fence', 1993, by Jason Chen

Jason Chen collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jason Chen
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1993
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Painting of a plane in flight by Herman R Bollin

Painting of a plane in flight by Herman R Bollin

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Painting of kangaroo with green background and splattered white paint, by Wendy Berick, 1992

Painting of kangaroo with green background and splattered wh...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Wendy Berick
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1992
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Keeping Culture Strong - collaborative painting by Warakurna Artists, 2008

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Warakurna Artists collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2008
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Water dreaming at Kalipinba

Water dreaming at Kalipinba

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Browns Bore, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ray I. Tjampitjinpa
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Painting featuring a Walka design from Ernabella

Painting featuring a Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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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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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Dot painting on canvas by Magaret Bumble Bee

Dot painting on canvas by Magaret Bumble Bee

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Margaret Bumble Bee
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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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'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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Painting on masonite by Marbi (aka Mack), 1965 - depicting trees, kangaroo and turtle

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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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Marbi
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1965
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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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Mrs Lily Karadeda
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Caves near river were flooded when creating Lake Burley Griffin - drawing by Libby Harward 2016

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Libby Harward Collection
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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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'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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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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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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Untitled illustration for pages 20-21 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Untitled illustration for pages 20-21 of 'The Rainbow Serpen...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'The Anteater & The Turtle' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 53

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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1974
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Lizzie, Veronica, Kelly & Blue

Lizzie, Veronica, Kelly & Blue

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Mabuiag (Jervis) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lizzie Kris
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1992
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'Kantia, The Honey Ant Dreaming'

'Kantia, The Honey Ant Dreaming'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tim L. Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

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'Lake Disappointment' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

'Lake Disappointment' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yanjimi P. Rowlands
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2008
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'Minyipuru' by Rita Simpson, Rosie Williams and Dulcie Gibbs, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Rita Simpson
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2007
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Willy wagtails try to warn parents that Quinkin are after their children.

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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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'Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1977

'Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1977

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1977
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'Why the kangaroo hops' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 62

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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1974
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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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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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Ngaanyatjarra Council's 30th Birthday Party by Jean Inyalanka Burke, 2011

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Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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Scartree - painting by Libby Harward 2016

Scartree - painting by Libby Harward 2016

Libby Harward Collection
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Ms Libby Harward
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Ballet, painting by Aileen Motton 1951

Ballet, painting by Aileen Motton 1951

Aileen Motton collection
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Aileen Motton
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1951
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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'Blood on the Ground, Wells 33-41' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

'Blood on the Ground, Wells 33-41' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Clifford Brooks
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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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Snake story from Karrinyarra, painted by Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra, 1978

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RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra
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1978
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Painting by Gordon Syron - Solitary Tree

Painting by Gordon Syron - Solitary Tree

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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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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'Kumpupirnily' by Billy Atkins, 2008

'Kumpupirnily' by Billy Atkins, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Billy Atkins
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2008
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'Wallaby dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1975

'Wallaby dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1975
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'Snake Dreaming at Naruingya', by Yumpuluru 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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Yumpuluru Tjungurrayi
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1976
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Untitled painting on card depicting a man walking near a campfire

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown Artist
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1974
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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 on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'Why the kangaroo hops' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 64

Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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1974
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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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'Courting with a Nosepeg', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1974

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1974
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Painting of fish scene, by David Michael

Painting of fish scene, by David Michael

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Mr David Michael
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'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackie Giles
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2008
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'Yawalurra', painted by Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa, 1975

'Yawalurra', painted by Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa
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1975
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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

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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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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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Untitled

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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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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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

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