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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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Charles Hart collection
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Mervyn Meggitt collection
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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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Bulbous timber club decorated with images of animals, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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 with patterned head

Club with patterned head

JW Lindo collection
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Stan Mitchell collection
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Papua, Indonesia
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Club from West Papua, Indonesia

Club from West Papua, Indonesia

Edmund Milne collection
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Papua, Indonesia
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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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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Black Joe Wombadiemeri
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1965
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Wooden club with incised semi-circular pattern, attributed to Coranderrk

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada Pilakui
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Patricia Heath collection
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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden 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 decorated club

Wooden decorated club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1974
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Edward Roberts collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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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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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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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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Coconut container

Coconut container

Papuan Official collection
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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South-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Katherine Stow collection
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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Club from Darling River, New South Wales, 1894

Club from Darling River, New South Wales, 1894

Edmund Milne collection
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr Benson
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1894
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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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Patricia Heath collection
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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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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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North-Eastern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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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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Club

Igor Zorich collection
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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1974
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Throwing club

Throwing club

JC Le Souef collection
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Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Jimmy Parker
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1912
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Wooden container

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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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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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Jacqui Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Jacqui Langdon
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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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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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Edmund Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden container

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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