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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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Stone slab with incised crocodile, a kangaroo, a wallaby, as well as a human figure with some small amount of vegetation

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Timothy Londa
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'Bobbara enclosed' by Diana Boyer

'Bobbara enclosed' by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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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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'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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2007
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' Kampurrarrpa', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1975

' Kampurrarrpa', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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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

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Libby Harward Collection
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Ms Libby Harward
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2016
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Depicts a flower

Depicts a flower

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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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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'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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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. 56

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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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'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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'Hand, Christian and her Son', Adam Hill, 2002

'Hand, Christian and her Son', Adam Hill, 2002

Gordon and Elaine Syron collection
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Adam Hill
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Untitled

Untitled

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

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Diana Boyer collection
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Engraved boab nut 'The Anthropologist Records Rock Art' by Jack Wherra

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Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Spectre II

Spectre II

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Judith-Rose Thomas colle...
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Tasmania, Australia
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Judith R. Thomas
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Didjeridu from Mowanjum, Western Australia

Didjeridu from Mowanjum, Western Australia

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Didjeridus
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Grayden by Judith Yinyika Chambers

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

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

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Emily K. Kngwarreye
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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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'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2007
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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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Lasseter Story by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Lasseter Story 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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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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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Dreaming at Kampurarrpa (Kamparrarrpa)', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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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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Painting by Gordon Syron entitled 'Water hole of the sleepy lizard', 1983

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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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Ancestors are present in patterns on country - painting by Libby Harward 2016

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Libby Harward Collection
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Ms Libby Harward
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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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Roughly triangular piece of slate with incised motif of owl in tree-tops against a full moon

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1966
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Club

Club

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1966
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Sacred Yam Story

Sacred Yam Story

Sally Banyard collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra
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1977
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Child's drawing by Peter, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Peter, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1954
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Engraved boab nut 'Police Intervene after a Fight' by Jack Wherra

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Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Painting by Dinny Nyliba (McDinny) depicting cattle and two men in hats

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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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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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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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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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'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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Painting on cardboard featuring leaf-shapes and honey ants

Painting on cardboard featuring leaf-shapes and honey ants

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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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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'Mapping my country' by Matilda House (Ngambri) 2015

'Mapping my country' by Matilda House (Ngambri) 2015

Matilda House collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Matilda House
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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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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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'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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Iron Ore Mining as a Source of Ochre Pigments by John Wolseley, 1995

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Judith and Ron Behan collection no. 2
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John Wolseley
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'Cropping Bobbara' by Diana Boyer

'Cropping Bobbara' by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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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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Kungkarangkalpa by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Kungkarangkalpa 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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Stone slab with incised figures of birds, fish and vegetation

Stone slab with incised figures of birds, fish and vegetatio...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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'Nyaru' by Charlie Wallabi, 2007

'Nyaru' by Charlie Wallabi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Charlie Wallabi
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2007
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