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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting John Macarthur

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting John M...

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1766
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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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Axe blade from Fiji, 1910

Axe blade from Fiji, 1910

Edmund Milne collection
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Axes
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Fiji
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Shield

Shield

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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1898
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy, King of Bolara Maneroo

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy, King of Bolara Maneroo

Edmund Milne collection
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Bolara, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

Edmund Milne collection
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Convict love token for James Godfrey

Convict love token for James Godfrey

Convict Love Token collection no. 1
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Convict love tokens
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England
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1820
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Club used by Jimmy Clements, Lachlan River, New South Wales

Club used by Jimmy Clements, Lachlan River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Jimmy Clements
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Spearthrower from Mitchell River area, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, 1913

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Edmund Milne collection
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1913
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Partly finished club

Partly finished club

Edmund Milne collection
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Blacks

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Edmund Milne collection
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Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia
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1910
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Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flock, Camden Park, Sydney

Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flo...

Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Wool specimens
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Camden Park, New South Wales, Australia
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John Macarthur
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1988
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Hafted stone pebble hatchet with a bifacial head and a ground edge, Orara River, New South Wales, 1896

Hafted stone pebble hatchet with a bifacial head and a groun...

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Boney
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1896
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Firestick

Firestick

Edmund Milne collection
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Family Bible

Family Bible

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bibles
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Collins, Sons and Co.
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1800
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Boomerang made by Jack Shepherd, Bourke-Byrock area, New South Wales, 1914

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Edmund Milne collection
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Woven semi-circular basket from Stradbroke Island, Queensland

Woven semi-circular basket from Stradbroke Island, Queenslan...

Edmund Milne collection
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Baskets
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Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
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Wooden pointed spearhead with five reverse barbs of four prongs

Wooden pointed spearhead with five reverse barbs of four pro...

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrower from Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory

Spearthrower from Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory

Edmund Milne collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bone implement

Bone implement

Edmund Milne collection
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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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 Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1915

Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Club from Vanuatu

Club from Vanuatu

Edmund Milne collection
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Vanuatu, Oceania
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Medaille hollandaise. Trouve a la Baie des Chiens-marins. (Nouvelle-Hollande)

Medaille hollandaise. Trouve a la Baie des Chiens-marins. (N...

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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Western Australia, Australia
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E Olivier
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1825
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Ceremonial boomerang made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock area, New South Wales, 1910

Ceremonial boomerang made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock area, Ne...

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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Gulf country, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1908
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Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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Wood & Sons Ltd
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1937
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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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Shield, central Western Australia, 1898

Shield, central Western Australia, 1898

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1898
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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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Curved partly finished club, 1908

Curved partly finished club, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Shields
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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1902
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Club with attached stone disc

Club with attached stone disc

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang from Goondiwindi, Queensland, 1901

Boomerang from Goondiwindi, Queensland, 1901

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Goondiwindi, 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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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Digging sticks
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1907
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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Ground edge hatchet head from Pigeon House Mountain NSW acquired by Edmund Milne from Coomee Nullanga in 1903

Ground edge hatchet head from Pigeon House Mountain NSW acqu...

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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Not provided
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1903
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Club from goldfields area, Western Australia

Club from goldfields area, Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

Edmund Milne collection
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Club from Barrow River area, Queensland

Club from Barrow River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Parrying shield

Parrying shield

Edmund Milne collection
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Queensland spear 1

Queensland spear 1

Edmund Milne collection
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Breakfast cup and saucer made for Dudley Fereday 'Sheriff of Van Diemen's Land', 1825

Breakfast cup and saucer made for Dudley Fereday 'Sheriff of...

Dudley Fereday collection
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Cups and saucers
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Staffordshire, England
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Chamberlain Worcester Factory
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1825
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19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor William Bligh's arrest during the Rum Rebellion in 1808

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Sotheby's collection no. 2
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Dioramas
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Australia
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Unknown
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1808
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Boomerang from Coronga Peak, New South Wales, 1910

Boomerang from Coronga Peak, New South Wales, 1910

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Coronga Peak, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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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 incised design

Club with incised design

Edmund Milne collection
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