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Ground red ochre created by burning yellow ochre

Ground red ochre created by burning yellow ochre

Tiwi Arts Network collection
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Ochre
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ochre

Ochre

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Ochre
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White ochre

White ochre

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Ochre
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Yellow ochre

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Ochre
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Red ochre

Red ochre

Stan Mitchell collection
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Ochre
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Red ochre

Red ochre

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Ochre
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Finniss Springs, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Red ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Red ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Yellow ochre

Yellow ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Red ochre

Red ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Streets Creek, Queensland, Australia
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White ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Streets Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Red ochre

Red ochre

Anne Ranse collection
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Ochre specimens
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Archdeacon Anne M. Ranse
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1972
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Yellow ochre

Yellow ochre

Anne Ranse collection
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Ochre specimens
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Archdeacon Anne M. Ranse
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1972
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Ochre, red

AG Smith collection
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Mineral samples
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Mr Albert G. Smith
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Yellow ochre

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Pigment specimens (Anthropological)
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Yellow ochre

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Ochre
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Red ochre

Red ochre

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Ochre
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Albert Barunga
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1966
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Yellow Ochre

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Ochre specimens
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Red ochre pigment

Red ochre pigment

Papuan Official collection
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Ochre specimens
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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White ochre sample

Eric Brandl collection
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Ochre specimens
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Gimbat Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yellow ochre sample

Eric Brandl collection
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Ochre specimens
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Gimbat Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yellow ochre sample

Eric Brandl collection
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Ochre specimens
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Gimbat Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ground white ochre

Ground white ochre

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Ochre
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Ground red ochre

Ground red ochre

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Ochre
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Plastic ochred ring

Plastic ochred ring

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Armbands
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Plastic ochred ring

Plastic ochred ring

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ochre [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
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Ground red ochre

Ground red ochre

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Ochre
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Red/brown ochre sample

Eric Brandl collection
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Ochre specimens
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Gimbat Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Red/brown ochre sample

Eric Brandl collection
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Ochre specimens
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Gimbat Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Red/brown ochre sample

Eric Brandl collection
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Ochre specimens
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Gimbat Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Red/brown ochre sample

Eric Brandl collection
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Ochre specimens
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Gimbat Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dennis Foley's ochre bowl

Dennis Foley's ochre bowl

Dennis Foley collection
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Ceremonial objects
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White ochre [stone implement]

Dr JN Maclean 29/08/1967 collection
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Ochre specimens
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Trangie, New South Wales, Australia
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White ochre used in painting

White ochre used in painting

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Ochre
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White ochre used in painting

White ochre used in painting

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Ochre
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Red ochre used in painting

Red ochre used in painting

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Ochre
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Yellow ochre and stone

Yellow ochre and stone

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Ochre
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Albert Barunga
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Piece of Australian red ochre

Piece of Australian red ochre

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Ochre
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Australia
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Mr Victor Carell
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1953
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Bamboo arrow decorated with ochre

Bamboo arrow decorated with ochre

Chris and Diane Clark collection
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Arrows
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1974
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Ochre, red from Broken Hill

AG Smith collection
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Mineral samples
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Albert G. Smith
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Ochre, yellow from Broken Hill

AG Smith collection
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Mineral samples
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Albert G. Smith
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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

Charles Hart collection
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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

Charles Hart collection
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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

Charles Hart collection
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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

Charles Hart collection
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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

Charles Hart collection
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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

Charles Hart collection
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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

Charles Hart collection
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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

Charles Hart collection
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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

Charles Hart collection
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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

Charles Hart collection
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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

Charles Hart collection
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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

Charles Hart collection
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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

Charles Hart collection
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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

Charles Hart collection
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Burl used to hold ochre

Burl used to hold ochre

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Woven armband coloured with ochre

Woven armband coloured with ochre

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Armbands
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Woven armband coloured with ochre

Woven armband coloured with ochre

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Armbands
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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