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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gabriella Roy collection
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port Essington, Coburg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Curved club from Lake Tyers area, East Gippsland, Victoria

Curved club from Lake Tyers area, East Gippsland, Victoria

Edmund Milne collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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Club from lower Murray River area, South Australia

Club from lower Murray River area, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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King Sound, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Club

Club

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Club

Club

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Unknown
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Club from Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, 1903

Club from Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, 1903

Edmund Milne collection
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Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1903
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Club

Club

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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club with patterned head

Club with patterned head

JW Lindo collection
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Wooden club

Wooden club

JW Lindo collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Club, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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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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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Warburton Range, Western Australia, Australia
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1976
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Jimmy Parker
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1912
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Asymmetrical wooden club, with one pointed end, and the other gradually extended to a tapered tubular head

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Club

Club

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Charles Hart collection
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Club

Club

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Club made by 'Cabbage', from lower Darling River area, New South Wales, 1912

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Edmund Milne collection
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Cabbage
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1912
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Wooden club or digging stick with pokerwork design from Hermannsburg, 1957

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Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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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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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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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Black and brown bowl

Black and brown bowl

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 - Tasmanian Aboriginal club - wooden

Weapon - Tasmanian Aboriginal club - wooden

Edmund Milne collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Club

Club

Stan Mitchell collection
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Papua, Indonesia
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Club, Mungeranie, South Australia

Club, Mungeranie, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden decorated club

Wooden decorated club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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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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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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