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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Deep oval concaved wooden container

Deep oval concaved wooden container

Professor H Davies collection
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1957
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze

Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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Headdress support

Headdress support

Papuan Official collection
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Headdresses
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Bark container

Bark container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Rachel Quillart collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Rachel Quillart
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Wooden container 'Snake Dreaming at Tjuntina', painted by Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri, 1977

Wooden container 'Snake Dreaming at Tjuntina', painted by To...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tommy L. Tjapaltjarri
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1977
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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Wooden concave container

Wooden concave container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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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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Bakelite cylindrical container

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Fiona Reynolds collection
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Bamboo drum stick

Bamboo drum stick

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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Conch shell trumpet

Conch shell trumpet

Papuan Official collection
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Wind instruments
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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'The Anti-War Movement and Papua-New Guinea', a paper presented to the National Anti-War Conference by Alec Robertson

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Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alec Robertson
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1971
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Headdress

Headdress

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden container with pokerwork design

Wooden container with pokerwork design

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden headrest

Wooden headrest

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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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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Not provided
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1927
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Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Container

Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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Decorated bark container

Decorated bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Pair of earrings

Pair of earrings

Papuan Official collection
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Earrings
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Pigmented, shallow wooden, elongated concave container

Pigmented, shallow wooden, elongated concave container

Yalata Lutheran Mission collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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1970
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Shell pendant

Shell pendant

Ursula McConnel collection
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Pendants
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Queensland, Australia
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Wooden bowl with pokerwork snake design by Mowitja, Umbakuku SA

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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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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Kanginy
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Nola
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Adze

Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection