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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Boomerangs
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Tea Tree Well, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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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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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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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Terracotta bowl with sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2006
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Shield

Shield

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Shields
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1964
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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1973
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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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Palm spathe food dish

Palm spathe food dish

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gabriella Roy collection
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1935
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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Elongated concave wooden container with rounded ends and adze marks on the interior surface

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills, by Verna Nichols

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Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Wooden, concave container

Wooden, concave container

Herbert Keys collection
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Mount Ebenezer, Northern Territory, Australia
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1987
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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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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Nyapari Homeland, South Australia, Australia
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Tjumpawa
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Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Baskets
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Dr Robert M. Wishart
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Broad flattened oval, concave wooden container

Broad flattened oval, concave wooden container

University of Sydney collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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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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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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Walter Pukutiwara
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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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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Club

Club

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Clubs
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Bifacially edged, ground stone hatchet

Bifacially edged, ground stone hatchet

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Hatchets
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Neck ornament

Neck ornament

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Personal adornments
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Not provided
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1964
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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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Bamboo water container

Bamboo water container

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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1916
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Oval-shaped iron container

Oval-shaped iron container

Scott Rainbow collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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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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Hand made pick

Hand made pick

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Bark container

Bark container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Bunjuck
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1982
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Njinawanga
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1981
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Bakelite cylindrical container

Bakelite cylindrical container

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of a Hill's-typre rotary clothes hoist

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Rosemary Huff-Johnston collection
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Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1959
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Long cylindrical wooden stone-bladed knife with a pointed proximal end

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Ceramic glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Thancoupie
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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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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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

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Nail and screw tidy

Nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1946
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Cylindrical metal container

Cylindrical metal container

Anne Girard collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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