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Hand-painted porcelain kangaroo with a bottle in its pouch, made to promote Guinness Stout in 1956

Hand-painted porcelain kangaroo with a bottle in its pouch, ...

Terence Lane collection
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England, United Kingdom
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Wiltshaw & Robertson Ltd
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1956
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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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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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2002
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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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1935
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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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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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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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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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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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Bagu figure made by Charlotte Beeron, 2010

Bagu figure made by Charlotte Beeron, 2010

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Charlotte Beeron
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Long necked turtle woven sculpture

Long necked turtle woven sculpture

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Ms Treahna Hamm
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2000
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Jack of Cape Grim

Jack of Cape Grim

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Len Maynard
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1997
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Clear hollow glass kangaroo figure

Clear hollow glass kangaroo figure

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

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Captain Cook Portrait Bust collection
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Basket in glass by Jenni Kemarre Martinello

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. Martiniello
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Y'iwarra Kultu Warakurnala Kutu (The Road to Warakurna) by Jean Burke

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Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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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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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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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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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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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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Bagu figure made by Emily Murray, 2012

Bagu figure made by Emily Murray, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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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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Ceramic kangaroo figure with a large triangular body and a small head

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

Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 20...

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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Ghost net Ab

Ghost net Ab

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Nancy Naawi
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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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Bagu figure made by Nina Andy, 2011

Bagu figure made by Nina Andy, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Nina Andy
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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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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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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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White ceramic sculptural bust - Royal Visit 1970

White ceramic sculptural bust - Royal Visit 1970

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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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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Ghost net Kebi Koreg

Ghost net Kebi Koreg

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Racy Oui-Pitt
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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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Wooden kangaroo figure

Wooden kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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1977
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bagu figure made by Alison Murray, 2012

Bagu figure made by Alison Murray, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Alison Murray
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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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Bagu figure made by Sandra Escott, 2012

Bagu figure made by Sandra Escott, 2012

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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Sandra Escott
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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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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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Cast brass kangaroo figure made by the International Harvester Company in Geelong in the late 1930s

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Terence Lane collection
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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International Harvester Company (Australia)
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1935
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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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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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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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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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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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Wickerwork figure

Wickerwork figure

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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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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1995
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Bronze sculpture or bust caricature of Graham Richardson

Bronze sculpture or bust caricature of Graham Richardson

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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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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