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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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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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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 - Tasmanian Aboriginal club - wooden

Weapon - Tasmanian Aboriginal club - wooden

Edmund Milne collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Katherine Stow collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Wooden club

Wooden club

South Eastern Australian Shields and Club collection
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Igor Zorich collection
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Oval wooden bowl

Oval wooden bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Club from Suva, Fiji

Club from Suva, Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Fiji
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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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Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1966
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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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Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Douglas Seaton collection
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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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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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J Leach
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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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Patricia Heath collection
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Lil-lil club

Lil-lil club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden 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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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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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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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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Club from Wilcannia, New South Wales

Club from Wilcannia, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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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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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Mundrugmundrug
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1966
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Wooden boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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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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Wooden club

Wooden 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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Club with pokerwork possum and bird, and kangaroo and emu motifs on head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Tommy Foster
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Patricia Heath collection
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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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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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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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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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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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Club

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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Club

Club

Stan Mitchell collection
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Papua, Indonesia
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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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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