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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang, attrubuted to Moonacullah

Boomerang, attrubuted to Moonacullah

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Moonacullah, New South Wales, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang featuring the Australian Coat of Arms, made by Tommy Foster, Lake Tyers

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Tommy Foster
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Boomerang

Boomerang "Good Luck 1936 Lake Tyers", made by Tommy Foster,...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Tommy Foster
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1936
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang, Mungeranie, South Australia

Boomerang, Mungeranie, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang with incised image of human figures with a spear and spearthrower, attributed to Lin Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lin Onus
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Boomerang with incised design from Hermannsburg, 1951

Boomerang with incised design from Hermannsburg, 1951

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Painted boomerang featuring boomerang, kangaroo, snake, snail-like and mammal motifs, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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de Grey River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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1973
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Boomerang with coloured pokerwork images of animals, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

L and T Hackney collection
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Boomerangs
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

David Westcott collection no. 1
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Hooked Boomerang

Hooked Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang - hooked

Weapon - Boomerang - hooked

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boomerang adorned with pokerwork foliage designs and a bird, attributed to Tommy Foster, Lake Tyers, Victoria

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Tommy Foster
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Boomerang

Boomerang

R Lauriston Sharp collection
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Boomerangs
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Coleman River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Boomerang with painted Australian Coat of Arms in centre and pokerwork along edges, from Victoria

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Victoria, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Boomerangs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Symmetrical yellow-brown boomerang

Symmetrical yellow-brown boomerang

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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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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Boomerang with double wavy line and red and white dot design

Boomerang with double wavy line and red and white dot design

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Incised and painted boomerang with sun, kangaroo and emu motifs in centre, Cherbourg style

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Boomerang with incised decorations, attributed to John Terrick, Coranderrk, 1915

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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John Terrick
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1915
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Boomerang from northern New South Wales

Boomerang from northern New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Boomerang, inscribed 'J Rose Purnum Post Office Framlingham Settlement'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Framlingham, Victoria, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang featuring a bird and foliage, attributed to Tommy Foster, Lake Tyers

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Tommy Foster
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Boomerang with pictures of three emus, made by Bill Onus

Boomerang with pictures of three emus, made by Bill Onus

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Hooked boomerang decorated with  motifs, from Mornington Island, QLD

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

John Magers collection
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Boomerangs
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1975
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Phyllis Kaberry collection
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Boomerangs
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerang with painted images of a figure with a spear and a kangaroo, attributed to Lin Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lin Onus
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1972
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Ron Bell collection
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Boomerangs
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Chilla Well, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boomerang featuring a map of Australia and animals, made by Albert Perrett, La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Albert H. Perrett
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1941
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Boomerang brooch, inscribed

Boomerang brooch, inscribed "EDIE", La Perouse, Sydney

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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