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Stone axe set with resin into a folded wooden haft

Stone axe set with resin into a folded wooden haft

Bruce Wright collection
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Axes
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Spear

Spear

Bruce Wright collection
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Spears
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Spear with stone tip

Spear with stone tip

Bruce Wright collection
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Spear with glass tip

Spear with glass tip

Bruce Wright collection
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Spear

Spear

Bruce Wright collection
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Bruce Wright collection
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Spearthrowers
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Shield

Shield

Bruce Wright collection
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Spear with glass tip

Spear with glass tip

Bruce Wright collection
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Spears
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Spear

Spear

Bruce Wright collection
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Spear with glass tip

Spear with glass tip

Bruce Wright collection
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Deep bark container

Deep bark container

Kalumburu Community collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kalumburu Dance Group
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1988
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Spear with glass tip

Spear with glass tip

Bruce Wright collection
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Spears
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Spear with glass tip

Spear with glass tip

Bruce Wright collection
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Shield with zig zag groove pattern

Shield with zig zag groove pattern

Bruce Wright collection
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Shields
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Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Bruce Wright
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Large ball of resin

Large ball of resin

Bruce Wright collection
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Spear with glass tip

Spear with glass tip

Bruce Wright collection
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Spears
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Group of five firesticks

Group of five firesticks

Bruce Wright collection
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Firesticks
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Shield with white and red ochre

Shield with white and red ochre

Bruce Wright collection
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Stone axe set with resin into a folded wooden haft

Stone axe set with resin into a folded wooden haft

Bruce Wright collection
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Axes
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Spear with glass tip

Spear with glass tip

Bruce Wright collection
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Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Bruce Wright collection
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Clubs
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Boomerang made of light and dark wood

Boomerang made of light and dark wood

Bruce Wright collection
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Boomerangs
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Spear with stone tip

Spear with stone tip

Bruce Wright collection
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Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New South Wales

Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New ...

Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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J Leach
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Two small balls of resin

Two small balls of resin

Bruce Wright collection
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Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Bruce Wright collection
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Clubs
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Hand carved wooden hairpin

Hand carved wooden hairpin

Bruce Wright collection
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Hairpins
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Port Hedland, Western Australia, Australia
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Asymetrical boomerang

Asymetrical boomerang

Bruce Wright collection
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Boomerangs
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Spear with glass tip

Spear with glass tip

Bruce Wright collection
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String cross made from yarn and wood

String cross made from yarn and wood

Kalumburu Community collection
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Dance equipment
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Karadada
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1988
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Asymetrical boomerang with incised lines

Asymetrical boomerang with incised lines

Bruce Wright collection
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Boomerangs
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Bruce Wright collection
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Spearthrower with incised markings

Spearthrower with incised markings

Bruce Wright collection
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Spearthrowers
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Port Hedland, Western Australia, Australia
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Tommy Wallal
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Spear

Spear

Bruce Wright collection
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Animal tooth

Animal tooth

Bruce Wright collection
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Animal teeth
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Spear with glass tip

Spear with glass tip

Bruce Wright collection
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Spears
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Spear

Spear

Bruce Wright collection
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Spear

Spear

Bruce Wright collection
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Bruce Wright collection
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Spearheads
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Hair belt with feathers

Hair belt with feathers

Bruce Wright collection
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Waistbands
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Ceremonial board depicting Wandjina

Ceremonial board depicting Wandjina

Bruce Wright collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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1964
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Bark painting depicting a wandjina figure

Bark painting depicting a wandjina figure

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Waigan Djanghara
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Twirled string with interspersed bird feathers

Twirled string with interspersed bird feathers

Bruce Wright collection
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Feathered dance ornament

Feathered dance ornament

Bruce Wright collection
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Dance costumes
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Spear

Spear

Bruce Wright collection
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Spears
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String cross made from yarn and wood

String cross made from yarn and wood

Kalumburu Community collection
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Dance equipment
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Karadada
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1988
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Bark painting depicting a Wandjina figure with boomerangs enclosing dancing figures lower centre

Bark painting depicting a Wandjina figure with boomerangs en...

Kalumburu Community collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kalumburu Dance Group
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1988
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