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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Wooden club handle

Wooden club handle

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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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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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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1921
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Wooden container by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Wooden container by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pampirla H. Boxer
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2008
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kunmunya Mission (aka Port George IV mission), West Kimberley, West...
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Pig net frame

Pig net frame

Papuan Official collection
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Animal traps
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Metal container, Ernabella SA

Metal container, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1954
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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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1915
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Deep, concave wooden container

Deep, concave wooden container

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1993
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Container made from a sheet of metal

Container made from a sheet of metal

University of Sydney collection
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1957
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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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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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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Cook

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Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Human figures
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Alpha Factory
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1845
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Dr La Mont West collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Kelp container by Verna Nichols

Kelp container 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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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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Adze haft

Adze haft

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Kangaroo-shaped container made from wicker, wood, glass and bamboo

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Terence Lane collection
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1976
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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One shilling coin - Territory of New Guinea, 1945

One shilling coin - Territory of New Guinea, 1945

TE Hanley collection no. 3
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Coins
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1945
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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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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1915
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Edwin Peel
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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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String cross made from yarn and wood

String cross made from yarn and wood

Kalumburu Community collection
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Dance equipment
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Karadada
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1988
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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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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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Adze blade in wooden socket

Adze blade in wooden socket

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Bruce Wright collection
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Clubs
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Bracelet woven from red, green, blue and yellow threads in a triangle pattern on red thread

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Bracelets
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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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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Wooden headrest

Wooden headrest

Papuan Official collection
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