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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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'Time Change' p.10

'Time Change' p.10

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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1964
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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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'Medicine Story' painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1971

'Medicine Story' painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1971

Uta Uta Tjangala collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1971
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Club

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Patricia Heath collection
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Upper Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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'Sweet Potato' dreaming at Ilpitirri

'Sweet Potato' dreaming 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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'Time Change'

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Diana Boyer collection
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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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'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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'Jilji' by Taku Rosie Tarco, 2007

'Jilji' by Taku Rosie Tarco, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Taku R. Tarco
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2007
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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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'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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'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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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Land Management, Burning Country by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Land Management, Burning Country by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Dianne U. Golding
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2012
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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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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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'Tingarri Dreaming', painted by Charlie Tjapangati, 1981

'Tingarri Dreaming', painted by Charlie Tjapangati, 1981

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie Tjapangati
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1981
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Painting on paper by Ralph Gumudul, Goulburn Island NT - from the story 'The Thirsty Sand Frog' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 11

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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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Ralph Gumudul
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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. 55

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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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Mountain Devil Dreaming

Mountain Devil Dreaming

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Kathleen Petyarre
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1996
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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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Castle of Rheinstein

Castle of Rheinstein

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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'Tika Tika' by Nola Campbell, 2008

'Tika Tika' by Nola Campbell, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Patjarr, Western Australia, Australia
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Nola Campbell
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2008
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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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'Time Change' p.7

'Time Change' p.7

Diana Boyer collection
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'Punmu' by Mary Meribida, 2008

'Punmu' by Mary Meribida, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Mary Meribida
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2008
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Warburton Mission: Leaving Time by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Warburton Mission: Leaving Time by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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2011
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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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'Time Change'

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Diana Boyer collection
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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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'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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2007
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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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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 depicts a large central concentric circle with six small circles

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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Giles Weather Station by Dorcas Tinnimay Bennett

Giles Weather Station by Dorcas Tinnimay Bennett

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Dorcas T. Bennett
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2011
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The Army Plane that came to Warburton by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

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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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'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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Untitled

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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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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'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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Ngalyipi Vine Dreaming at Yarrungkanyi, by Paddy Carroll Tjungurrayi.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Carroll Tjungurrayi
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1988
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'Time Change'

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Diana Boyer collection
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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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Wangurnu by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2011

Wangurnu by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2011

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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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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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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2011
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'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2008

'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Mulan, Western Australia, Australia
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Veronica Lulu
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2008
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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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Waiting for Shop by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Waiting for Shop 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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'Trial by Fire', painted by Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri, 1975

'Trial by Fire', painted by Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri, 1975

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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1975
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'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Punmu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2008
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'Tingarri Men at Ngalkalarra', painted by  Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra
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1975
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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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'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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'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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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a mimi hunting a kangaroo

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Judith and Ron Behan collection no. 1
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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Miners by Jean Burke

Miners 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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2011
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Artwork titled 'Women's Dreaming' by Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Artwork titled 'Women's Dreaming' by Emily Kame Kngwarreye

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Emily K. Kngwarreye
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