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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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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1923
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Decorated container made from bark

Decorated container made from bark

A Morrison collection no. 1
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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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Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Oval wooden dish/container

Oval wooden dish/container

Ron Bell collection
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1985
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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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Walter Pukutiwara
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Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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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 container from north Queensland, 1908

Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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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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Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Roebuck Bay, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Cocktail savoury holder

Cocktail savoury holder

Lois Grosse collection
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Japan
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Finke River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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Horne-Bowie collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1912
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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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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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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Forked wooden club

Forked 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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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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Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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1926
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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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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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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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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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Ron Bell collection
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Club

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Enid Bowden collection
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Western Desert, , Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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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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Club

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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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Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Bruce Wright collection
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Club

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Queensland, Australia
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Unknown maker
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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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Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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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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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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Club

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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Club from Vanuatu

Club from Vanuatu

Edmund Milne collection
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Vanuatu, Oceania
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Cub made by Jack Shepherd, 1913

Cub made by Jack Shepherd, 1913

Edmund Milne collection
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Jack Shepherd
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Canoe shaped wooden container

Canoe shaped 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 with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Club

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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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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