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Boomerang

Boomerang

Igor Zorich collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang 'Alice Springs', made by Bill Onus

Boomerang 'Alice Springs', made by Bill Onus

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bill Onus
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Painted boomerang featuring shaking hands and ship in centre

Painted boomerang featuring shaking hands and ship in centre

Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Symmetrical brown boomerang

Symmetrical 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

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Boomerangs
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South-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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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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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Decorated boomerang by Bil Onus

Decorated boomerang by Bil Onus

Bill Onus boomerang collection
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Boomerangs
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Bill Onus
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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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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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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang with picture of Australian Coat of Arms, attributed to Lawrey Moffitt, 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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Laurie Moffat
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Central Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Herbert Keys collection
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Boomerangs
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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

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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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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Olive Pink collection
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Boomerangs
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Miss Olive Pink
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1945
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Asymetrical boomerang with incised lines

Asymetrical boomerang with incised lines

Bruce Wright collection
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Boomerang with pointed ends and incised with alternating concentric circle design, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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Hooked wooden boomerang with engraved birds, emus and turtle

Hooked wooden boomerang with engraved birds, emus and turtle

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Jack Wherra
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Boomerang with Sydney Harbour Bridge design, made by Jim Mullet Snr, Lake Tyers, 1950

Boomerang with Sydney Harbour Bridge design, made by Jim Mul...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Jim Mullet Snr
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1950
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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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Boomerang from Paroo River, New South Wales,  before 1895

Boomerang from Paroo River, New South Wales, before 1895

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Paroo River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Herberton, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glazed stoneware vesssel

Glazed stoneware vesssel

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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1975
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Katherine River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerang with incised image of a fish, made by Lin Onus

Boomerang with incised image of a fish, made by Lin Onus

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lin Onus
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath 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

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1932
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Boomerang featuring animals by John Simms, La Perouse, Sydney, 1933

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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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John Simms
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1933
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Boomerang  attributed to Flinders Ranges 1940s-1950s

Boomerang attributed to Flinders Ranges 1940s-1950s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1940
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Igor Zorich collection
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Boomerangs
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South-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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