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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Mono-plane - sculpture of a single propeller aeroplane by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Mono-plane - sculpture of a single propeller aeroplane by Yv...

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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Cain Sandwich Paste

Cain Sandwich Paste

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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Unknown
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1935
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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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Retreat from Kirribilli

Retreat from Kirribilli

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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1984
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Princely Gravy

Princely Gravy

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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The

The "Y" Factor

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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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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Mixed media construction or installation titled 'Anybank'

Mixed media construction or installation titled 'Anybank'

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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1993
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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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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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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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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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Mick Syrup

Mick Syrup

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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Marble portrait bust of Captain James Cook after the artist Pajou

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Captain Cook Portrait Bust collection
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Ghost net Kebi Koreg

Ghost net Kebi Koreg

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Racy Oui-Pitt
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2014
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Ghost net Night Fish

Ghost net Night Fish

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Kapua Gutchen Snr
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2014
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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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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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Painted plaster sculpture depicting a caricature of Malcolm Fraser.

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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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Ghost net Ab

Ghost net Ab

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Nancy Naawi
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2014
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Snake and tree carving, made by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1973

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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri Carving collection
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Glen Helen Lodge, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
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1973
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Byerb Ibaik brass skull by Dennis Nona

Byerb Ibaik brass skull by Dennis Nona

Dennis Nona collection No 2
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Dennis Nona
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Ghost net Oyster Cracker

Ghost net Oyster Cracker

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Ellarose Savage
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2014
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Vice-Regal Bicky

Vice-Regal Bicky

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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Kelp armour by Vicki West, 2003

Kelp armour by Vicki West, 2003

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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Kerry Packer

Kerry Packer

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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Red basket in glass by Jenni Kemarre Martinello

Red basket in glass by Jenni Kemarre Martinello

Jenni Kemarre Martiniello collection
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Kingston, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Jenni K. Martinello
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2012
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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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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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Yarnangu Painting Tjarra (Person with Painting) by Nora Holland, Dianne Ungukalpi Golding and Eunice Yunurupa Porter

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Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Eunice Y. Porter
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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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Ghost net Butterfly Fish

Ghost net Butterfly Fish

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Emma Gela
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2014
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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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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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Super Sweetener

Super Sweetener

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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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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Bush Tucker

Bush Tucker

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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Tiered dilly bag in glass by Jenni Kemarre Martinello

Tiered dilly bag in glass by Jenni Kemarre Martinello

Jenni Kemarre Martiniello collection
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Kingston, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Jenni K. Martinello
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2013
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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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Y'iwarra Kultu Warakurnala Kutu (The Road to Warakurna) by Jean Burke

Y'iwarra Kultu Warakurnala Kutu (The Road to Warakurna) by J...

Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Jean I. Burke
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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 Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Florence M. Gutchen
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2014
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Extract of Stone

Extract of Stone

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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Gorby Goobie

Gorby Goobie

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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A Couple of Emus by Laurie Nilsen

A Couple of Emus by Laurie Nilsen

Laurie Nilsen collection
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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Len Maynard
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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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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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'Barramundi Cod Pair' by Ellarose Savage, 2015

'Barramundi Cod Pair' by Ellarose Savage, 2015

Gab Titui Indigenous Art Award 2015 collection
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Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Ellarose Savage
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Nuclear Falling Out

Nuclear Falling Out

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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Untitled 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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Deaths in Custody

Deaths in Custody

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Ghost net Jelly fish by Syd Bruce Short Joe

Ghost net Jelly fish by Syd Bruce Short Joe

Pormpuraaw collection
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Sculpture made of a polished piece of stone featuring a human face and birds

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Woven spinifex and raffia bird 'kalaya'

Woven spinifex and raffia bird 'kalaya'

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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Patinated bronze sculpture of a man riding a camel

Patinated bronze sculpture of a man riding a camel

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Keswick, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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