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Wooden carved sculpture of a bird

Wooden carved sculpture of a bird

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Janet Nyumitji Forbes, 2015

Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Janet Nyumitji Forbes, 2015

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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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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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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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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Blanket shellfish basket [component of A Blanket Return]

Blanket shellfish basket [component of A Blanket Return]

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Julie Gough collection
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Dr Julie Gough
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Ghost net Oyster Cracker

Ghost net Oyster Cracker

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 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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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Koala

Koala

Terence Lane collection
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1965
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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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Earthenware sculpture of an Aboriginal child, William Ricketts

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William Ricketts Sculpture collection no. 1
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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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2014
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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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Bagu figure made by John Murray and Ninney Murray, 2010

Bagu figure made by John Murray and Ninney Murray, 2010

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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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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Wooden kangaroo figure

Wooden kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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1977
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2014
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Stylised sculpture of a bird

Stylised sculpture of a bird

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Moa Island, St Paul's, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mary Pilot
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1992
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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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Murphy's Law

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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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Small fibreglass caricature statuette of John Howard

Small fibreglass caricature statuette of John Howard

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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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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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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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. Martiniello
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2012
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hand-painted porcelain kangaroo with a bottle in its pouch, made to promote Guinness Stout in 1956

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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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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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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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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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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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Milmilngkan, lorrkon (painted hollow log) by John Mawurndjul, 2008

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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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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Angilyiya Tjapiti Mitchelll and Sokaway Paula Lyons, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Angilyiya T. Mitchell
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2015
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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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'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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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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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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1993
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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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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 Alison Murray, 2012

Bagu figure made by Alison 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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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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