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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Patricia Heath 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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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Incised wooden club, attributed to Coranderrk

Incised wooden club, attributed to Coranderrk

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Wooden club

Wooden club

South Eastern Australian Shields and Club collection
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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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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Cordillo Downs Station, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Club with pokerwork emu motif on anterior of bulbous 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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Bruce Wright collection
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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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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Fish shaped pigmented club

Fish shaped pigmented club

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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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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String cross made from yarn and wood

String cross made from yarn and wood

Kalumburu Community collection
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Dance equipment
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Karadada
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1988
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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1914
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Patricia Heath collection
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Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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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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1850
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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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Palm spathe food dish

Palm spathe food dish

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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JW Lindo collection
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Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1897

Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1897

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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1897
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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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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Yalata Lutheran Mission collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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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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Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of a Hill's-typre rotary clothes hoist

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Rosemary Huff-Johnston collection
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Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1959
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Charles Hart collection
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club with pokerwork kangaroo and human figure with spear motifs on head, from La Perouse, Sydney

Club with pokerwork kangaroo and human figure with spear mot...

Scott Rainbow collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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, concave container

Wooden, concave container

Herbert Keys collection
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Mount Ebenezer, Northern Territory, Australia
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1987
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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 - man's fighting stick

Club - man's fighting stick

Gladys Henry collection
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden club

Wooden club

JC Le Souef collection
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Food bowl woven from plant material

Food bowl woven from plant material

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Lucy Thaiday
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1992
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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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1974
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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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Stan Mitchell collection
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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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Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1913
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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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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Club

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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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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Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Ningoldie Blyth, 2015

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Port Essington collection no. 2
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Cobourg Peninnsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ningoldie Blyth
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2015
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart collection
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