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Lil-lil club

Lil-lil club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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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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Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1985
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Wooden club with incised solid circle pattern, attributed to Coranderrk, Victoria

Wooden club with incised solid circle pattern, attributed to...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Throwing stick

Throwing stick

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Vernon Graham
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Club

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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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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Nola
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kunmunya Mission (aka Port George IV mission), West Kimberley, West...
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Unknown
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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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Not provided
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1974
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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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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1931
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Club

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Roebuck Bay, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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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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Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 2
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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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, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Horne-Bowie collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Igor Zorich collection
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Igor Zorich collection
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Mitchell River Mission, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Club from Solomon Islands

Club from Solomon Islands

Edmund Milne collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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University of Sydney collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden club

Wooden club

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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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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Mayapu E. Thomas
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2007
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Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Clarence Henry
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1914
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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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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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Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1909

Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1909

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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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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Not provided
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1850
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Bark container from Bathurst Island

Bark container from Bathurst Island

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Ron Bell collection
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Kelp container by Verna Nichols

Kelp container by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Streaky Bay, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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North-Eastern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Unknown
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1993
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Wooden club

Wooden club

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

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

Enid Bowden collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1987
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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Wooden club

Wooden club

JC Le Souef collection
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Mr J C. Le Souef
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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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club with attached stone disc

Club with attached stone disc

Edmund Milne collection
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