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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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'Mangarri' by Elizabeth Nyumi, 2007

'Mangarri' by Elizabeth Nyumi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Elizabeth Nyumi
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2007
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Partinyintjarra (Mt Toller) by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Partinyintjarra (Mt Toller) 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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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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'Flying Ant Dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1976

'Flying Ant Dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1976

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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1976
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'Murrdakurlies 2 (Tasmanian Tiger)', Juanella McKenzie, 2008

'Murrdakurlies 2 (Tasmanian Tiger)', Juanella McKenzie, 2008

Regina and Juanella McKenzie collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Juanella McKenzie
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2008
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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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'Tingarri men at Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 1975

'Tingarri men at Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 19...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Tjakamarra
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1975
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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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'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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'Bobbara enclosed' by Diana Boyer

'Bobbara enclosed' by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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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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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Watercolour painting of frogs, by Diana Boyer

Watercolour painting of frogs, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1981

'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1981

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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1981
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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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People in the landscape - painting by Libby Harward 2016

People in the landscape - painting by Libby Harward 2016

Libby Harward Collection
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Ms Libby Harward
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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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'Nuda, the rock wallaby site'

'Nuda, the rock wallaby site'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tim L. Tjapaltjarri
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'Time Change'

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Diana Boyer collection
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Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from the story 'The Legend of the Birds' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 59

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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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David Gentian
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1974
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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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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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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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'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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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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The Two Women Dreaming by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi 1974-75

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1975
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Painted shell with seascape from Torres Strait Islands

Painted shell with seascape from Torres Strait Islands

Axel and Roslyn Poignant collection
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'Ananpalayaku walka' by Tjunkaya Tapaya

'Ananpalayaku walka' by Tjunkaya Tapaya

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1989
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Loving Rainforest Animals

Loving Rainforest Animals

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Brian Swindley
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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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Midnight Oil Concert in Warakurna by Ken Shepherd

Midnight Oil Concert in Warakurna by Ken Shepherd

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Ken Shepherd
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'Puntawarri, Jilakurru and Kumpupirntily' by Dadda Samson and Judith Samson, 2008

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2008
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Painting on canvas

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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 illustration for pages 16-17 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Untitled illustration for pages 16-17 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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Sand ochre (many marks are seen on country, listening to country) - painting by Libby Harward 2016

Sand ochre (many marks are seen on country, listening to cou...

Libby Harward Collection
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Ms Libby Harward
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2016
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Watercolour painting of a dragonfly, by Diana Boyer

Watercolour painting of a dragonfly, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Minyipuru Claypan' by Bugai Whyoulter, 2007

'Minyipuru Claypan' by Bugai Whyoulter, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Bugai Whyoulter
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2007
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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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NPY Women's Council by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

NPY Women's Council 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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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Natawalu' by Helicopter Tjungurrayi, 2007

'Natawalu' by Helicopter Tjungurrayi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Helicopter Tjungurrayi
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2007
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'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 1974

'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 197...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick N. Tjapaltjarri
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1974
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'Time Change'

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Kaningarra' by Manmarr Daisy Andrews, 2007

'Kaningarra' 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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'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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'Lawalawa' by Ngarralja Tommy May, 2007

'Lawalawa' by Ngarralja Tommy May, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Ngarralja T. May
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2007
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My Father's Donkeys by Jean Burke

My Father's Donkeys 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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'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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Depicts a flower

Depicts a flower

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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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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'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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Painting by Johnny Warankula Djagamara, 1975

Painting by Johnny Warankula Djagamara, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny W. Djagamara
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1975
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Painting depicting three concentric circles of red and orange and a surrounding design in red and white

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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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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'Lizard Dreaming Site at Linga-Goora (Lingakura)', painted by Ray Inkamala Tjampitjinpa, 1976

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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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1976
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