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Weapon - Spearhead

Weapon - Spearhead

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearheads
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada Pilakui
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Film negative - Bert Oliffe and pack-camel, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Film negative - Attack Island, Glenelg River, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glenelg River, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Looped fibre strings

Looped fibre strings

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Headbands
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slide - Group of Aboriginal people, Cape Dombey, north of Port Keats, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Cape Dombey, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngalpuntja
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Film negative - People in front of shelter, possibly at Yalata station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite), 1913 - insect and dingo motifs

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1913
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Cartoon titled 'Hysterical Penguins', by Judy Horacek, 2008

Cartoon titled 'Hysterical Penguins', by Judy Horacek, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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2008
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Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Fibre basket by Lily Long, 2008

Fibre basket by Lily Long, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Lily Long
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2008
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Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - decorated with flower, leaf and bee motifs

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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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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Cordillo Downs Station, South 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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Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1912
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Film negative - Cutherson Falls, upper Liverpool River,  Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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Ceramic bowl

Ceramic bowl

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Film negative - Wet-weather hut of the unmarried men, headwaters of Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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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 Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Glass plate negative - Buffalo cart, Colombo, Sri Lanka, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1931 or 1932

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1931
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Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Necklaces
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Film negative - Expedition camp, Aparanya, South Australia, from the north-west, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Patricia Heath collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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'Native Cat and Goanna 1', Juanella McKenzie, 2008

'Native Cat and Goanna 1', Juanella McKenzie, 2008

Regina and Juanella McKenzie collection
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Paintings
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Juanella McKenzie
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2008
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Melaleuca bark container

Melaleuca bark container

Helen Reeve collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Didjeridu

Didjeridu

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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1917
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Cartoon titled 'So you think you can lead?', by Rocco Fazzari, 2008

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Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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2008
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Two children with a toy boat

Two children with a toy boat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia
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2008
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Wood stick frayed both ends

Wood stick frayed both ends

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Paintbrushes
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negative - Grass covered shelter, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Southern South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Digging sticks
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Glass plate negative - Wagon crossing a stream bed, Victoria River district, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Sarah Brooks
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2008
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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