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Firestick

Firestick

Edmund Milne collection
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Firesticks
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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Edmund Milne collection
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Budd Billy II
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Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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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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1912
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String bag from Staater River area, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland

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Edmund Milne collection
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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Club with pointed head

Club with pointed head

Edmund Milne collection
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Carved shark

Carved shark

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Ground edged hatchet head from Byrock, New South Wales

Ground edged hatchet head from Byrock, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Steve Shaw
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1931
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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String bag from Staater River area, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland

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Edmund Milne collection
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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Spearthrower from Macleay River area, New South Wales

Spearthrower from Macleay River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Carved crocodile

Carved crocodile

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Boobarrego

Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Boobarrego

Edmund Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1918
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Pair of black and brown wooden bird sculptures

Pair of black and brown wooden bird sculptures

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Kalka, South Australia, Australia
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Ngininka
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1982
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Curved partly finished club, 1908

Curved partly finished club, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1898
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang from northern New South Wales

Boomerang from northern New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Club from Suva, Fiji

Club from Suva, Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Fiji
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Club from Barrow River area, Queensland

Club from Barrow River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Boomerang from Macleay River, New South Wales, 1915

Boomerang from Macleay River, New South Wales, 1915

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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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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Not provided
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1900
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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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Boomerangs
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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Boney
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1931
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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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Elliptical ornament featuring a section of shell, from Cooktown, Queensland

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Edmund Milne collection
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Ornaments
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Spearthrower from Orara River area, 1898

Spearthrower from Orara River area, 1898

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Containers
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Tonga
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Aboriginal breastplates
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Batemans Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1860
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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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Adzes
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Not provided
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1931
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Kimberley stone point

Kimberley stone point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Carved human head

Carved human head

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1909
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Carved human head

Carved human head

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Carving of a goanna, made by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, c1970

Carving of a goanna, made by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, c1970

Kaapa Tjampitjinpa collection no. 2
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1970
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Carved female figure

Carved female figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1914
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Adze from Lachlan River area, New South Wales

Adze from Lachlan River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Adzes
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mulbrung Jack
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

Edmund Milne collection
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Maharatta, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Boomerang made by Gunningbar, Bogan River NSW, 1886

Boomerang made by Gunningbar, Bogan River NSW, 1886

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Gunningbar
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1886
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Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1906

Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1906

Edmund Milne collection
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Pair of black and brown wooden bird sculptures

Pair of black and brown wooden bird sculptures

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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Wooden bowl (kava) from Tonga

Wooden bowl (kava) from Tonga

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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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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Spearthrower, 1914

Spearthrower, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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1914
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

Edmund Milne collection
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Merricumbene, New South Wales, Australia
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Timothy
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1835
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Firestick

Firestick

Edmund Milne collection
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