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Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Charles Hart collection
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Wooden container, Arrernte people

Wooden container, Arrernte people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, 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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Wooden Club

Wooden Club

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

Club

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Paddy B. Irimiati
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1965
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Club

Club

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Bruce Wright collection
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Renita Stanley
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2005
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Forked wooden club

Forked wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Cylindrical wooden club with a smoothed surface, and an enlarged head which tapers to a point, and gradually tapers to the proximal end

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JW Lindo collection
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Moolooloo, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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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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1916
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Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

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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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Wilfred N. Beaver
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1915
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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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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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South-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Ron Bell collection
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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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Black and brown bowl

Black and brown bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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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 with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Reddish-coloured club with koala motif on both sides of 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, one of a set consisting of two clubs and a toa, attributed to the Gammon Ranges, 1951

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Gammon Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1951
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Club, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Charles Hart collection
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Timber club with tapered head irregularly studded with nails, from Maroochydore, QLD

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Club with four-sided head featuring pokerwork animals and text on all sides, from La Perouse, Sydney, attributed to Tommy Foster

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Scott Rainbow collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Tommy Foster
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1938
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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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Club

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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 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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Club

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Club

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club, one of a set consisting of two clubs and a toa, attributed to the Gammon Ranges, 1951

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Gammon Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1951
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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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Club

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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