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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Rachel Quillart collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Rachel Quillart
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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 club

Wooden club

Igor Zorich collection
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Club

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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Club from Solomon Islands

Club from Solomon Islands

Edmund Milne collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Fitzgerald
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1916
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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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Club from Macquarie River area, New South Wales, 1881

Club from Macquarie River area, New South Wales, 1881

Edmund Milne collection
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Macquarie River, New South Wales, Australia
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Oval concave wooden container with rounded ends, and pigmented surfaces over longitudinal fluting

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JW Lindo collection
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Cooper Creek, Queensland, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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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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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New South Wales

Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New ...

Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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J Leach
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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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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1915

Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1915
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Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte people

Pigmented 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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Wooden bowl with burnt engraved 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

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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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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Kanginy
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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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Miss Helen Bowie
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1926
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Club

Florence Gaby collection
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Club

Club

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 container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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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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Long cylindrical wooden club, with one tapered end and a bulbous rounded head

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Wooden club

Wooden club

JW Lindo collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Gascoyne, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Club

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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 from central Western Australia, 1915

Club from central Western Australia, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Club

Club

Ralph O'Reilly Piddington collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1930
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Wooden oval container

Wooden oval container

Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1992
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Wooden container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Enid Bowden collection
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden club 'tjutinypa', used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Tommy Watson
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2001
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H Wood collection
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Taree, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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Asymmetrical wooden club, with one pointed end, and the other gradually extended to a tapered tubular head

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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 container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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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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Concave, oval wooden container

Concave, oval wooden container

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 28/07/1975 collection
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Club

Club

Ron Bell collection
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Container made of bone

Container made of bone

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Two-pronged carved ceremonial club from Tiwi Islands

Two-pronged carved ceremonial club from Tiwi Islands

Roderick Shaw collection
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Jacqui Langdon

Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree strin...

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Jacqui Langdon
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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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Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Leonie Dickson
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Club

Club

Edward Roberts collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Club

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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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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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