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Poster, Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games

This is one of seven posters designed to promote the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games. The poster features a group of three smiling young people with the Australian flag painted on their faces. Each person wears a white hat and a light-blue shirt with the Paralympic logo on the sleeve. Behind the words 'on Sunday 29th October ...

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Indigenous Australian man, Y-erran-gou-la-ga (Mousquita), 1802

This is a colour print of a half-figure portrait drawn by the French artist Nicolas-Martin Petit somewhere near Port Jackson (Sydney), between 20 June and 17 November 1802. It shows a man named as Y-erran-gou-la-ga. There is painting on his chest and face and he is wearing a piece of reed or bone through a hole in the cartilage ...

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Indigenous Australian man, Cour-rou-bari-gal, 1802

This is a colour print of a half-figure portrait drawn by the French artist Nicolas-Martin Petit somewhere near Port Jackson (Sydney), between 20 June and 17 November 1802. It shows a man named as Cour-rou-bari-gal. His long hair is tied up, partly with a form of twine, and partly with what appears to be European cloth. ...

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Indigenous Australian man, Nourou-gal-derri, 1802

This is a colour portrait drawn by the French artist Nicolas-Martin Petit somewhere near Port Jackson (Sydney), between 20 June and 17 November 1802. It shows a man named Nourou-gal-derri wearing a red headband and painted with white stripes on his face, back and buttocks. He is carrying a barbed spear in his right hand, ...

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Yolngu sea country: miny'tji (clan designs)

This is an information resource about the distinctive designs or miny'tji belonging to individual Yolngu clans living in the coastal region of north-east Arnhem Land. It consists of explanatory text and examples of miny'tji belonging to the Gumatj and Madarrpa clans of the Yirritja moiety (half) and to the Marakulu and ...