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Container for a wedding cake

Container for a wedding cake

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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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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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Club made by Jack Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club made by Jack Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1914
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A Morrison collection no. 1
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1969
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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Black Joe Wombadiemeri
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1965
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Pigmented wooden club with a rounded handle extending gradually to a bulbous rounded head

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JW Lindo collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Abadjura
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1985
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J Davidson collection no. 1
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Not provided
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1984
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1927
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Club with patterned head

Club with patterned head

JW Lindo collection
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Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Decorated bark container

Decorated bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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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, made by Mickey Bell, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Ceramic bowl

Ceramic bowl

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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Canoe shaped wooden container

Canoe shaped 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 with conical ends

Club with conical ends

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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Patricia Heath collection
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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1982
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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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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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Club

Ralph O'Reilly Piddington collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1930
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Asymmetrical wooden club with a smoothed surface

Asymmetrical wooden club with a smoothed surface

JW Lindo collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte people

Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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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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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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Wilfred N. Beaver
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1915
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1927
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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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Mr A P. Lyons
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1913
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Yalata Lutheran Mission collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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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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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Ron Bell collection
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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Club made by Muta-Maley, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club made by Muta-Maley, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Muta-Maley
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1914
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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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

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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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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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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Wooden container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden collection
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Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Rachel Quillart collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Rachel Quillart
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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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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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1974
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