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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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1923
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Club with emu motif on anterior of head and scallop border around 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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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills, by Verna Nichols

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Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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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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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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Container made from a sheet of metal

Container made from a sheet of metal

University of Sydney collection
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1957
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Wooden pigmented club with pointed ends

Wooden pigmented club with pointed ends

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Cylindrical bark container

Cylindrical bark container

Enid Bowden collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1987
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Club

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Club

Keith Goddard collection
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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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

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

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Alexander L. Blyth
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1915
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Cylindrical wooden club, irregular in shape with a slight curve, and of a constant width throughout, with a tapered head

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Club from Goondiwindi area, Queensland, 1901

Club from Goondiwindi area, Queensland, 1901

Edmund Milne collection
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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1901
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Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Club with incised design

Club with incised design

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Queensland, Australia
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Patricia Heath collection
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South West Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Club, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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1926
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Edward Roberts collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1985
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1993
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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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Sawfish club

Sawfish club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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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 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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Not provided
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1931
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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

Club

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Club

Roy Barker 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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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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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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Boomerang-shaped black pigmented asymmetrical wooden club, with a flattened form, rounded ends and incised surfaces

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JW Lindo collection
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Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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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

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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Club

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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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dreaming

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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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Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Club

S Jackson collection
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Sale, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

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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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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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Art Gallery 26/09/1973 collection
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