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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Long, oval, wooden club, tapered at both ends, with obvious adze marks, and a burnished surface

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Club from goldfields area, Western Australia

Club from goldfields area, Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Fitzgerald
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1916
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Katherine Stow collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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Concave, oval wooden container

Concave, oval wooden container

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 28/07/1975 collection
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Club

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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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

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Partly finished club

Partly finished club

Edmund Milne collection
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Club made by Jacky Plowright, 1848

Club made by Jacky Plowright, 1848

Edmund Milne collection
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Jacky Plowright
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1890
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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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Club

Club

Florence Gaby 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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1915
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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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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden container from Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, 1891

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Edmund Milne collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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1891
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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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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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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Yvonne Kopper collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Yvonne Kopper
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Club

Stan Mitchell collection
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Papua, Indonesia
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Club from New Zealand, 1914

Club from New Zealand, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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New Zealand
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1914
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family 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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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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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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Wooden club, Gwydir River. Northern NSW.

Wooden club, Gwydir River. Northern NSW.

Edmund Milne collection
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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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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Club

Club

Igor Zorich collection
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South-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Ron Bell collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Wooden container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden collection
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Stick from 'Firestick Marriage' by Jack Buckskin

Stick from 'Firestick Marriage' by Jack Buckskin

Jack Buckskin collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Jack Buckskin
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Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1978
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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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Not provided
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1993
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Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada Pilakui
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Club with pokerwork emu motif on anterior of bulbous 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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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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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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1911
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Curved partly finished club, 1908

Curved partly finished club, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Leonie Dickson
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Club

Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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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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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Charles Hart 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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Kanginy
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Boomerang-shaped wooden club, with tapered ends, a smoothed surface, and black and white pigment

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1914
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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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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dauwida
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1974
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