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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1930
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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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Long Peter, Parapriti
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1965
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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1923
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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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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Wooden club, made by Budd Billy, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Wooden club, made by Budd Billy, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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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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Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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Club featuring a carved kookaburra and incised animals

Club featuring a carved kookaburra and incised animals

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Tommy Foster
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Club from Palmer River area, Queensland, 1870s

Club from Palmer River area, Queensland, 1870s

Edmund Milne collection
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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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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Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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A Morrison collection no. 1
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Decorated container made from bark

Decorated container made from bark

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Edmund Milne collection
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Club, one of a set consisting of two clubs and a toa, attributed to the Gammon Ranges, 1951

Club, one of a set consisting of two clubs and a toa, attrib...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Gammon Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1951
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Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Patricia Heath collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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Patricia Heath collection
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Upper Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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Wooden club, Gwydir River. Northern NSW.

Wooden club, Gwydir River. Northern NSW.

Edmund Milne collection
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Yvonne Kopper collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Yvonne Kopper
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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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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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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Crater

Crater

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Sherril Sheehan
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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Wooden container, Arrernte people

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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Forked wooden club

Forked wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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Ceramic glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Thancoupie
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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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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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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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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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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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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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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Melaleuca bark container

Melaleuca bark container

Helen Reeve collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1972
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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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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lake Kopperamanna, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1920
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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1931
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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1931
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Club head

Club head

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

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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University of Sydney collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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