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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Edmund Milne collection
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Knives
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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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Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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1901
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Club with pointed head

Club with pointed head

Edmund Milne collection
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Sample - Adhesive

Sample - Adhesive

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrower from Macleay River area, New South Wales, 1895

Spearthrower from Macleay River area, New South Wales, 1895

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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1895
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Parrying shield, Macleay River area, New South Wales, 1900s

Parrying shield, Macleay River area, New South Wales, 1900s

Edmund Milne collection
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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Boney
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Ground edge hatchet head associated with Jacky Plowright, Berrima NSW, 1842

Ground edge hatchet head associated with Jacky Plowright, Be...

Edmund Milne collection
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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Jacky Plowright
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1897
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dicky, King of Clyde Road

Aboriginal breastplate for Dicky, King of Clyde Road

Edmund Milne collection
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Batemans Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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1860
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Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales

Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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1931
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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Curved partly finished club, 1908

Curved partly finished club, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Club from central Western Australia

Club from central Western Australia

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Western Australia, Australia
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Axe blade from Fiji, 1910

Axe blade from Fiji, 1910

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Scoop or digging stick from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Scoop or digging stick from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1914
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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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Club from Suva, Fiji

Club from Suva, Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Fiji
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Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 1915

Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 191...

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Parrying shield, Darling River area, New South Wales

Parrying shield, Darling River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Head rest

Head rest

Edmund Milne collection
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Club from New Zealand, 1914

Club from New Zealand, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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New Zealand
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1914
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Parrying shield, Murrumbidgee River area, New South Wales, 1895

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Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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1895
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Woven fibre basket from Wenlock River area, Queensland

Woven fibre basket from Wenlock River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Baskets
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Wenlock River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Club from Tamworth area, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Tamworth area, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs McGarrity
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1911
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Breast plate

Breast plate

Edmund Milne collection
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Ornaments
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Papua, Indonesia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang from Lake Eyre, South Australia

Boomerang from Lake Eyre, South Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Ceremonial club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

Ceremonial club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Jimmy Parker
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Ground edged hatchet head, used by Tiburria, St Georges Basin, New South Wales, 1841

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Edmund Milne collection
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St Georges Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Tiburria
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Gulf country, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1908
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Spearthrower from Western Australia

Spearthrower from Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Shield with angled parallel lines on surface

Shield with angled parallel lines on surface

Edmund Milne collection
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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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1901
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Club from central Western Australia, 1915

Club from central Western Australia, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Club from Milne Bay province, Papua New Guinea

Club from Milne Bay province, Papua New Guinea

Edmund Milne collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Stone knife from Cloncurry, 1908

Stone knife from Cloncurry, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Digging stick from Lake Eyre area, South Australia,1907

Digging stick from Lake Eyre area, South Australia,1907

Edmund Milne collection
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1907
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Shell on hair string

Shell on hair string

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Ceremonial boomerang made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock area, New South Wales, 1910

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Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1910
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Parrying shield, Murray River area, Victoria, 1902

Parrying shield, Murray River area, Victoria, 1902

Edmund Milne collection
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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1902
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
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