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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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Spearthrower with etched design, from central Western Australia

Spearthrower with etched design, from central Western Austra...

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales, 1918

Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New ...

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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1918
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Photographic print of rocky beach, red cliffs, and cloudy sky, Broome, Western Australia, by Peter McKenzie, 1990

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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Club from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Pearl shells in wire panel

Pearl shells in wire panel

Daniel Aitken collection no. 1
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Daniel Aitken
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2001
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Club with pointed head

Club with pointed head

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang from central Queensland

Boomerang from central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Sample - fibre string

Sample - fibre string

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Aboriginal breastplates
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales, 1870

Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales, 1870

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Wooden container made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1910

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Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1915
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Photographic print of beach, red cliffs and blue sky, Broome, Western Australia, by Peter McKenzie, 1990

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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Elliptical ornament made from a section of shell, from Cooktown, Queensland

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Edmund Milne collection
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Straight club

Straight club

Edmund Milne collection
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Boab nut incised with animal motifs from Western Australia

Boab nut incised with animal motifs from Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Nut carvings
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Western Australia, 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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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Spearthrower with etched design, from Northern Territory

Spearthrower with etched design, from Northern Territory

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Northern Territory, Australia
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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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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 used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales

Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New ...

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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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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H C. Jervis
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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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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Herberton, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Queensland spear 1

Queensland spear 1

Edmund Milne collection
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Spears
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Photograph album compiled by Edmund Milne

Photograph album compiled by Edmund Milne

Edmund Milne collection
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Photograph albums
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Thaidinae Thais Intermedia

Thaidinae Thais Intermedia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Curved club

Curved club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Boab nut incised with designs of animals from Western Australia

Boab nut incised with designs of animals from Western Austra...

Edmund Milne collection
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Nut carvings
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Carved head of an Aboriginal man, painted sandstone, on a base

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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John Tdo Tdo
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1976
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Drum

Drum

Edmund Milne collection
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Musical drums
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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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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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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Pencil and wash drawing of two emus near a body of water, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Photographic print of rocky beach, diagonal red cliffs, and blue sky, Broome, Western Australia, by Peter McKenzie, 1990

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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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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Not provided
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1911
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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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Aboriginal breastplates
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Nelligen, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Duedolgong Tribe, Argyle'

Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Dued...

Edmund Milne collection
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Argyle, New South Wales, Australia
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King John Cry
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1901
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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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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Hobbys Yards, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1914
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Blacks

Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Bl...

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1910
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Shield, central Western Australia, 1898

Shield, central Western Australia, 1898

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Western Australia, Australia
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1898
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Partly finished club

Partly finished club

Edmund Milne collection
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Photographic print of red cliffs, blue sky and one cloud, Broome, Western Australia, by Peter McKenzie, 1990

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographic prints
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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Curved partly finished club, 1908

Curved partly finished club, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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