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Paddle from Solomon Islands

Paddle from Solomon Islands

Edmund Milne collection
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Paddles
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Elliptical ornament made from a section of shell, from Cooktown, Queensland

Elliptical ornament made from a section of shell, from Cookt...

Edmund Milne collection
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Boomerang from Barron River, North Queensland, 1897

Boomerang from Barron River, North Queensland, 1897

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Club with attached stone disc

Club with attached stone disc

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Wooden digging stick made by Jack Shepherd, 1913

Wooden digging stick made by Jack Shepherd, 1913

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Central Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1913
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Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Bloomfield River, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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1931
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Wooden container made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1910

Wooden container made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock, New South W...

Edmund Milne collection
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Containers
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1915
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Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1909

Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1909

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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1900
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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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Two photographs on card entitled Mia Mia and Lubras, and Reflections under the bluff

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Nicholas Caire collection
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Photographs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Nicholas Caire
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Spear

Spear

Edmund Milne collection
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Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head associated with Bundaburra Jack, Forbes NSW, 1909

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Edmund Milne collection
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Tool components
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Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Nangerybone, New South Wales, Australia
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Breastplate presented to Coomee Nullanga of Ulladulla NSW by Edmund Milne in 1909

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Coomee
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1909
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Woven fibre basket attributed to Nellie Blair, Lake Tyers, Victoria

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Baskets
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Nellie Blair
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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1896
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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1909
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Club from Barwon River area, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Barwon River area, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Barwon River, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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Club from Castlereagh River area, New South Wales

Club from Castlereagh River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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Parrying shield

Parrying shield

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Shield

Shield

Edmund Milne collection
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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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1931
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Boomerang decorated with kangaroos and kookaburras, Lake Tyers, 1964

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1964
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Boomerang with incised decorations, attributed to Howard Bulmer, Coranderrk and Lake Tyers

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Howard Bulmer
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Edmund Milne collection
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Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Merigal, New South Wales, Australia
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1850
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Ground edge hatchet head from Pigeon House Mountain NSW acquired by Edmund Milne from Coomee Nullanga in 1903

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Edmund Milne collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Pigeon House Mountain, New South Wales, Australia
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1903
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Club from Goondiwindi area, Queensland, 1901

Club from Goondiwindi area, Queensland, 1901

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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1901
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Club from Namoi River, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Namoi River, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Namoi River, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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Boomerang from Macleay River, New South Wales

Boomerang from Macleay River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Daroobalgie, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden bowl (kava) from Tonga

Wooden bowl (kava) from Tonga

Edmund Milne collection
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Bowls
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Queensland spear 2

Queensland spear 2

Edmund Milne collection
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Spears
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Parrying shield, Yallock, New South Wales, 1909

Parrying shield, Yallock, New South Wales, 1909

Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

Edmund Milne collection
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Nelligen, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Hafted stone hatchet

Hafted stone hatchet

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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Aboriginal breastplate for Sawyer, King of Wickham Hill

Aboriginal breastplate for Sawyer, King of Wickham Hill

Edmund Milne collection
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Wickham Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Spearthrower from Mareeba, Queensland

Spearthrower from Mareeba, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Incised Club, 1907

Incised Club, 1907

Edmund Milne collection
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1907
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Queensland spear 1

Queensland spear 1

Edmund Milne collection
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Spears
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Tapstick

Tapstick

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Clapsticks
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1931
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Club from north west New South Wales

Club from north west New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Shield, north west Western Australia, 1900

Shield, north west Western Australia, 1900

Edmund Milne collection
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North-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1900
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Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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New South Wales, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang with picture of Australian Coat of Arms, attributed to Lawrey Moffitt, Lake Tyers

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Laurie Moffat
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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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Two photographs on card entitled Toorloo Arm from the Dong-an Dore, and Mia Mia and

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Nicholas Caire collection
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Photographs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Nicholas Caire
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Boomerang featuring animal tracks made by Foster, Lake Tyers, 1937

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Tommy Foster
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Incised shield, Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1898

Incised shield, Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1898

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Edmund Milne collection
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Pipes
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Papua, Indonesia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Edmund Milne collection
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Knives
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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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1911
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