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Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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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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Container made of bone

Container made of bone

Springfield - Faithfull Family 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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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, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow 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 from Suva, Fiji

Club from Suva, Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Fiji
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Professor H Davies collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1933
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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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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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1923
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Florence Gaby collection
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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Rawlinson Ranges, Western Australia, Australia
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Walter B. MacDougall Mr
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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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Walter Pukutiwara
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Patricia Heath collection
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1930
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Asymetrical boomerang

Asymetrical boomerang

Bruce Wright collection
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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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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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden Club

Wooden Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Not provided
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1985
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Patricia Heath collection
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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1923
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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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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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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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Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Deep wooden container, concave and elongated with rounded ends

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Patricia Heath collection
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Upper Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden decorated club, paddle shaped

Wooden decorated club, paddle shaped

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1974
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Club with pokerwork possum and bird, and kangaroo and emu motifs on head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Tommy Foster
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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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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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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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Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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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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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell 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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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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Wooden club presented to ABC journalist John Bryant by anthropologist Charles Mountford in 1955

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John Bryant collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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Club "Souvenir from Lake Tyers" attributed to Tommy Foster, ...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Tommy Foster
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1937
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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King Sound, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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JW Lindo collection
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Aboriginal Art Gallery 26/09/1973 collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1973
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Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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1926
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Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Wooden sword club made in the Cardwell district of Queensland

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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1850
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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Partly finished club

Partly finished club

Edmund Milne collection
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