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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [one of a pair]

Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [one of a pair]

Terence Lane collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1935
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Bagu figure made by Nancy Beeron, 2011

Bagu figure made by Nancy Beeron, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Nancy Beeron
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2011
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Janet Nyumitji Forbes and Freda Yimunya Lane, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Janet N. Forbes
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2015
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Sculpture titled 'The Dismissal - 20th Anniversary', featuring Gough Whitlam, John Kerr and Malcolm Fraser

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John Shakespeare collection no. 2
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1995
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Milmilngkan, lorrkon (painted hollow log) by John Mawurndjul, 2008

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John Mawurndjul collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Mawurndjul
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2008
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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Crean Cream

Crean Cream

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [second of a pair]

Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [second of a pair]

Terence Lane collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1935
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Bagu figure made by Theresa Beeron, 2012

Bagu figure made by Theresa Beeron, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Theresa Beeron
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Bagu figure made by Sandra Escott, 2012

Bagu figure made by Sandra Escott, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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2012
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Button Brasso

Button Brasso

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Four piece sculptural artwork titled A Blanket Return

Four piece sculptural artwork titled A Blanket Return

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Julie Gough collection
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Dr Julie Gough
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Don's Truth Drug

Don's Truth Drug

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Glass kangaroo figure filled with coloured sand

Glass kangaroo figure filled with coloured sand

Terence Lane collection
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A Couple of Emus by Laurie Nilsen

A Couple of Emus by Laurie Nilsen

Laurie Nilsen collection
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Mr Laurie Nilsen
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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Gaddafi Gall

Gaddafi Gall

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Jennifer Nginana Mitchelll and Belle Karrika Davidson, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Jennifer Mitchell
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2015
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Bagu figure made by Eileen Tep, 2011

Bagu figure made by Eileen Tep, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Eileen Tep
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2011
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Nifty Perfume

Nifty Perfume

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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'Helmet', by Betty Tekahika, 2012

'Helmet', by Betty Tekahika, 2012

Gab Titui Indigenous Art Award 2012 collection
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Betty Tekahika
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2012
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Sculpture in the form of a grotto of Australian flora and fauna, titled 'Aust. No.3', by Paul Greenway, 1978

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Terence Lane collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Paul Greenway
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1978
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Jennifer Naputja Connelly and Mildred Nginana Lyons, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Jennifer N. Connelly
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2015
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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Ghost net Butterfly Fish

Ghost net Butterfly Fish

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Emma Gela
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2014
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Half-size bronze profile of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, on a timber base

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Ellen Rogers collection
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Merrylands, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Thelma Dahl
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1932
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Bagu figure made by Nephi Denham, 2010

Bagu figure made by Nephi Denham, 2010

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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'Joh's Run', also titled 'Pumpkin Scone Recipe'

'Joh's Run', also titled 'Pumpkin Scone Recipe'

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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Sculpture of a kangaroo on a column, titled 'Ruby, Fond Memories' by Lorraine Jenyns, 1976

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Terence Lane collection
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Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
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Lorraine Jenyns
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1971
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Kelp foot by Vicki West, 2002

Kelp foot by Vicki West, 2002

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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2002
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Earthenware sculpture of an Aboriginal child, William Ricketts

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William Ricketts Sculpture collection no. 1
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Ghost net Night Fish

Ghost net Night Fish

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Kapua Gutchen Snr
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2014
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Lead Sinker

Lead Sinker

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Helicopter (Flat Chopper) by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Helicopter (Flat Chopper) by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Polly P. Jackson
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2011
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Bagu figure made by Debra Murray, 2011

Bagu figure made by Debra Murray, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Debra Murray
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2011
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Woven pandanus Yawkyawk sculpture with orange, yellow, purple and neutral tones, with long black strands of fibre as hair

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Yawkyawk collection
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Yikarrakkal, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Lulu Laradjbi
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2005
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Bagu figure made by Grace Reid, 2011

Bagu figure made by Grace Reid, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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2011
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Standing kangaroo figure, possibly made from ivory, with a joey in its pouch

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Terence Lane collection
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Ghost net Dinghy named the 'Loyalty' with Outboard Motor and accessories

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Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Ellarose Savage
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2014
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Woven spinifex and raffia goanna 'ngintaka lizard'

Woven spinifex and raffia goanna 'ngintaka lizard'

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 5
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Pantjiti Lionel
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2001
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Elaine Warnatjura Lane and Janet Nuyunkanya Lane, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Elaine W. Lane
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2015
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Woven pandanus Yawkyawk sculpture in orange, yellow, purple and neutral tones

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Yawkyawk collection
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Yikarrakkal, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Marina Murdilnga
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2005
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Koala

Koala

Terence Lane collection
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'L'immortel Cook', a marble portrait bust of Captain James Cook after the artist Pajou

'L'immortel Cook', a marble portrait bust of Captain James C...

Captain Cook Portrait Bust collection
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Captain James Cook
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Mono-plane - sculpture of a single propeller aeroplane by Yvonne Koolmatrie

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Tandanya collection no. 1
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1991
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Clear hollow glass kangaroo figure

Clear hollow glass kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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Wooden kangaroo figure

Wooden kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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1972
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Father's Love

Father's Love

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Len Maynard
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2002
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Ghost net barramundi, by Florence Mable Gutchen

Ghost net barramundi, by Florence Mable Gutchen

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Florence M. Gutchen
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2014
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Paul Keating

Paul Keating

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1983
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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Bagu figure made by Denise Kennedy, 2012

Bagu figure made by Denise Kennedy, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Denise Kennedy
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Bagu figure made by Nancy Cowan, 2012

Bagu figure made by Nancy Cowan, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Nancy Cowan
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2012
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Beswick glazed ceramic kangaroo, titled 'Kanga', made for Disney Promotions in 1970

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Terence Lane collection
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England, United Kingdom
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John Beswick Limited
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1965
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Small fibreglass caricature statuette of Kim Beazley

Small fibreglass caricature statuette of Kim Beazley

Mary Nicholson collection no. 3
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1998
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Murphy's Law

Murphy's Law

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Bagu figure made by Sally Murray, 2011

Bagu figure made by Sally Murray, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Sally Murray
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2011
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Yilkaringkatjanyayi Pitja (Has the Plane Come?) by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

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Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Dianne U. Golding
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2011
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Full-size bronze profile of Charles Ulm, on a timber base

Full-size bronze profile of Charles Ulm, on a timber base

Ellen Rogers collection
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Merrylands, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Thelma Dahl
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1932
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