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Reverend A Dyer collection
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1963
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Wooden bowl with pokerwork snake design by Mowitja, Umbakuku SA

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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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 - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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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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Jardial - fighting stick - Bentinck Island

Jardial - fighting stick - Bentinck Island

Enid Bowden collection
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Bentinck Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Victoria, Australia
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Club from central Western Australia, 1915

Club from central Western Australia, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Club

Club

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 2
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1985
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Club from Goondiwindi area, Queensland, 1901

Club from Goondiwindi area, Queensland, 1901

Edmund Milne collection
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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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1901
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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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Club

Club

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1993
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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Beige glazed ceramic souvenir jug - The Cream of Highland Whiskies,

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Queen Victoria Jubilee collection
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Commemorative objects
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Port Dundas Pottery Coy
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1886
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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Ngalpuntja
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Pink dance program titled 'Government House, 1869'

Pink dance program titled 'Government House, 1869'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1869
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Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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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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1915
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Container

Container

Thompson Family collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club from Darling River, New South Wales, 1894

Club from Darling River, New South Wales, 1894

Edmund Milne collection
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr Benson
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1894
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Wooden container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden collection
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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

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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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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, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club

Club

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Wooden container 'Snake Dreaming at Tjuntina', painted by Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tommy L. Tjapaltjarri
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1977
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Punishment cell Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Punishment cell Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Bull kelp, river reed and tee-tree container, made by Ila Purdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Mrs Ila Purdon
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Igor Zorich collection
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Mrs Cumming, by Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co of Melbourne

Mrs Cumming, by Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co of Melbourne

Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co
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1869
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Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Wooden club with pokerwork design, attributed to Coranderrk

Wooden club with pokerwork design, attributed to Coranderrk

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Club

Club

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Club

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1966
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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1974
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Incised wooden club, attributed to Coranderrk

Incised wooden club, attributed to Coranderrk

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Coranderrk, Victoria, 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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Incised Club, 1907

Incised Club, 1907

Edmund Milne collection
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1907
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Club

Club

S Jackson collection
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Sale, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Sterling silver mounted emu egg candlestick holder, by Henry Steiner about 1880

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Terence Lane collection
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Australia
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Henry Steiner
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1860
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Club