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Kelp water container by Verna Nichols

Kelp water 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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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Patricia Heath collection
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Edmund Milne collection
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Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dauwida
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1974
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Container for a wedding cake

Container for a wedding cake

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Glazed stoneware vesssel

Glazed stoneware vesssel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1975
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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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Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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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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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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Not provided
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1985
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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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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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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Club from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Wooden club

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Raymond Hammond collection
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Raymond Hammond
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1994
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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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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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Florence Gaby collection
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Hazel Merlo collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Kilborn - Goojung Station collection
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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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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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Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1966
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Patricia Heath collection
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Asymmetrical wooden club with a smoothed surface

Asymmetrical wooden club with a smoothed surface

JW Lindo collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Melaleuca bark container

Melaleuca bark container

Helen Reeve collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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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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Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Igor Zorich collection
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University of Sydney collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Streaky Bay, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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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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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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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 container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Oval-shaped iron container

Oval-shaped iron container

Scott Rainbow collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Wooden club with pokerwork design, attributed to Coranderrk

Wooden club with pokerwork design, attributed to Coranderrk

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Ron Bell collection
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Not provided
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1985
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Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Popalntao
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1965
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Glazed stoneware vesssel

Glazed stoneware vesssel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1975
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