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Cub made by Jack Shepherd, 1913

Cub made by Jack Shepherd, 1913

Edmund Milne collection
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Jack Shepherd
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Long Peter, Parapriti
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1965
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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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1972
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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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Florence Gaby collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Ralph O'Reilly Piddington collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1930
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Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Model dugout canoe, decorated overall

Model dugout canoe, decorated overall

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Not provided
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1974
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr La Mont West collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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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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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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Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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 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 club

Wooden club

Igor Zorich collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Gascoyne, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Wooden club 'tjutinypa', used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Tommy Watson
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2001
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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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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 used by Jimmy Clements, Lachlan River, New South Wales

Club used by Jimmy Clements, Lachlan River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Jimmy Clements
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Asymmetrical wooden club with one end pointed and the other end gradually extending to a tapered tubular head

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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JW Lindo collection
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Patricia Heath collection
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Patricia Heath collection
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Incised club with grid design and figurative panels on shaft, from Cherbourg

Incised club with grid design and figurative panels on shaft...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dreaming

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Victoria, Australia
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1964
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Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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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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Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Bruce Wright collection
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Edmund Milne collection
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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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Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

Katherine Stow collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Finke River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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