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Painting of fish scene, by David Michael

Painting of fish scene, by David Michael

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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Mr David Michael
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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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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'Minyma Kutjarra' by Pulpurru Davies, 2008

'Minyma Kutjarra' by Pulpurru Davies, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Patjarr, Western Australia, Australia
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Pulpurru Davies
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2008
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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Painting on canvas by Jane Gordon

Painting on canvas by Jane Gordon

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Jane Gordon
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'Canning Stock Route' by Mervyn Street, 2008

'Canning Stock Route' by Mervyn Street, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Yiyili, Western Australia, Australia
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Mervyn Street
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2008
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'Where I Was Born' by Georgina Brown, 2007

'Where I Was Born' 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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'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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Painting depicting two wavy dot lines down either side, concentric circle in centre, wavy lines from circles

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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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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2011
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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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Framed dot painting on canvas board

Framed dot painting on canvas board

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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'Dreaming of Matjadji' painted by David Corby Tjapaltjarri, 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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David Corby Tjapaltjarri
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1975
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Kurrkumalu' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

'Kurrkumalu' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Mayapu E. Thomas
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'My Country' by Sheila Friday Jones, 2007

'My Country' by Sheila Friday Jones, 2007

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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Sheila Friday Jones
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2007
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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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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'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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'Kaninjaku' by Kumpaya Girgaba, 2008

'Kaninjaku' by Kumpaya Girgaba, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Parnngurr, Western Australia, Australia
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Kumpaya Girgaba
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2008
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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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Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tommy S. Tjakamarra
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1976
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'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1978

'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1978

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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1978
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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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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2016
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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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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'Trotters at Randwick', Frank P. Mahony, 1887

'Trotters at Randwick', Frank P. Mahony, 1887

Horse and Agricultural Images and Advertising collection
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Randwick Racecourse, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Frank P. Mahony
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1887
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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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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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

'Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyuju S. Brown
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'Lampu, Kurninarra, Kartalapuru, Kujuwarri' by Kuji Rosie Goodjie, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Kuji R. Goodjie
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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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'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 by Josephine Nangala, 2007

Painting by Josephine Nangala, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kujuwarri, Western Australia, Australia
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Josephine Nangala
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2007
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'Tapu' by Wakartu Cory Surprise, 2007

'Tapu' 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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Three mythological events at Tjiterulpa site

Three mythological events at Tjiterulpa site

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1977
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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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Six original watercolour paintings for the postcard packs titled 'Vews of Mt Bobbara', by Diana Boyer

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Diana Boyer collection
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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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2011
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Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Untitled illustration for pages 26-27 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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Portrait of Anthony Martin Fernando

Portrait of Anthony Martin Fernando

Raj Nagi collection
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Mr Raj Nagi
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2007
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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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'Tiwa' by Lily Long, 2008

'Tiwa' by Lily Long, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Nullagine, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Long
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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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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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Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Sarah Brooks
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2008
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'Time Change' p.7

'Time Change' p.7

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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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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Unknown
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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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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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Calling of the Dolphins

Calling of the Dolphins

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Johnny Daylight-Lacey
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1999
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Women's Story

Women's Story

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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David Corby Tjapaltjarri
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'Flying dingoes', painted by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, 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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Mick N. Tjapaltjarri
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1974
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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