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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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 from Tamworth area, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Tamworth area, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs McGarrity
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1911
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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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Wooden fighting club with Sennit 'mag magi' patterning, presented to Victor Carell by the Government of Fiji

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Kabara Island, Lau Eastern group, Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1972
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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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Sawfish club

Sawfish club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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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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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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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 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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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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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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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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S Jackson collection
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Sale, Victoria, Australia
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1900
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Bark container

Bark container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Bunjuck
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1982
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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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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Boomerang-shaped black pigmented asymmetrical wooden club, with a flattened form, rounded ends and incised surfaces

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JW Lindo collection
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Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Patricia Heath collection
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Wooden sword club made in the Cardwell district of Queensland

Wooden sword club made in the Cardwell district of Queenslan...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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1850
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Patricia Heath collection
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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1974
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Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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New South Wales, Australia
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1984
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Katherine Stow collection
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Narran River, New South Wales, Australia
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Peter Hippi
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1879
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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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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1914
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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 container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Tanya Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Tanya Langdon
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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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Curved partly finished club, 1908

Curved partly finished club, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Club from Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, 1903

Club from Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, 1903

Edmund Milne collection
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Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1903
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Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1915

Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1915
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Container made from a sheet of metal

Container made from a sheet of metal

University of Sydney collection
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1957
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Queensland, Australia
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Edmund Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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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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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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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 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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

Ron Bell collection
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Mervyn Meggitt collection
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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 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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Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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