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Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1913
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Bruce Wright collection
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Unknown
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Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Nullarbor Plain, Australia
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1934
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Club

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1909

Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1909

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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1900
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Club

Yalata Lutheran Mission collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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1970
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Club from West Papua, Indonesia

Club from West Papua, Indonesia

Edmund Milne collection
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Papua, Indonesia
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Club from Tamworth area, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Tamworth area, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs McGarrity
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1911
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Club

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Paddy B. Pakapunali
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1965
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1982
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Club

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1966
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Incised wooden club, attributed to Coranderrk

Incised wooden club, attributed to Coranderrk

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Killing stick made by Larry Blight, 2012

Killing stick made by Larry Blight, 2012

Larry Blight collection
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Mr Larry Blight
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2012
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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King Sound, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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1900
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Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Sawfish club

Sawfish club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Club

S Jackson collection
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Sale, Victoria, Australia
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1900
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Club

Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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Upper Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club, one of a set consisting of two clubs and a toa, attributed to the Gammon Ranges, 1951

Club, one of a set consisting of two clubs and a toa, attrib...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Gammon Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1951
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Club from Milne Bay province, Papua New Guinea

Club from Milne Bay province, Papua New Guinea

Edmund Milne collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club from Solomon Islands

Club from Solomon Islands

Edmund Milne collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Club from lower Murray River area, South Australia

Club from lower Murray River area, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1931
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Club

Club

Ron Bell collection
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Not provided
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1985
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Pigmented wooden club with forked handle

Pigmented wooden club with forked handle

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Club

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Not provided
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1984
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Boomerang-shaped wooden club, with tapered ends, a smoothed surface, and black and white pigment

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Club

Club

Florence Gaby collection
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Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1982
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lake Kopperamanna, South Australia, Australia
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1920
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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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1993
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Club made by Jacky Plowright, 1848

Club made by Jacky Plowright, 1848

Edmund Milne collection
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Jacky Plowright
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Club from Suva, Fiji

Club from Suva, Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Fiji
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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