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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills, by Verna Nichols

Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills...

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Wooden club, whcih tapers from a broad distal end bearing a pigmented fish to a two-pronged proximal end

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Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dick S. Mewirri
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1984
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Jacqui Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Jacqui Langdon
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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Bark container from Bathurst Island

Bark container from Bathurst Island

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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Wooden club with incised floral pattern, attributed to Coranderrk

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Club with attached stone disc

Club with attached stone disc

Edmund Milne collection
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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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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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Papuan Official collection
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Concepta Kantilla
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Club

Ron Bell collection
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Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Southern South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Club from Palmer River area, Queensland, 1870s

Club from Palmer River area, Queensland, 1870s

Edmund Milne collection
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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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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Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, 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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Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Not provided
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1985
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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

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Wooden container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden collection
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Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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J Leach
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Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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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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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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Piti, or wooden bowl

Piti, or wooden bowl

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Two clubs

Two clubs

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 2
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Club with emu motif on anterior of head and scallop border around head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Bark container

Bark container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Club

Club

Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Club

Professor H Davies collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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1933
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Club

Club

Ralph O'Reilly Piddington collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1930
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Food bowl woven from plant material

Food bowl woven from plant material

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Lucy Thaiday
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1992
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Club from lower Darling River region, New South Wales

Club from lower Darling River region, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden Container

Wooden Container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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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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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Gascoyne, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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1919
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