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Seeds strung together in single strand with nylon fishing line

Seeds strung together in single strand with nylon fishing li...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Necklaces
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Alligator River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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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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Boomerangs
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
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Scotchy
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1931
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Shell pendant necklace

Shell pendant necklace

Enid Bowden collection
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Necklaces
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Shell and seed necklace

Shell and seed necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Necklaces
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Moa Island, St Paul's, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Fred Pilot
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1992
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Reed necklace

Reed necklace

JW Lindo collection
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Necklaces
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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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Forest Reefs, New South Wales, Australia
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Glass bead necklace

Glass bead necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Sister basket from Lake Tyers, Victoria

Sister basket from Lake Tyers, Victoria

Edmund Milne collection
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Baskets
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Hafted stone pebble hatchet with a bifacial head and a ground edge, Orara River, New South Wales, 1896

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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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Shell necklace with green maireener shells by Lola Greeno

Shell necklace with green maireener shells by Lola Greeno

Lola Greeno collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Flinders Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Lola Greeno
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2016
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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String necklace

String necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Hollow bamboo (section) smoking pipe from Barron River area, Queensland

Hollow bamboo (section) smoking pipe from Barron River area,...

Edmund Milne collection
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Smoking pipes
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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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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1931
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Bugle grass on fibre string from Cairns, Queensland

Bugle grass on fibre string from Cairns, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Aboriginal Art Gallery 26/09/1973 collection
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Necklaces
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Necklaces
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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Not provided
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1931
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Necklaces
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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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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Shields
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Necklace of seeds on nylon line

Necklace of seeds on nylon line

Asou Omey collection
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Necklaces
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Merricumbene, New South Wales, Australia
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Timothy
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1835
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Rope necklace

Rope necklace

University of Sydney collection
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Necklaces
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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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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Digging sticks
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1914
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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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Not provided
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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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Colourful plastic necklace titled 'Australian Binge' by Peter Tully, 1977

Colourful plastic necklace titled 'Australian Binge' by Pete...

Terence Lane collection
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Necklaces
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Peter Tully
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1977
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Petraman
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Not provided
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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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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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Clubs
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

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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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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Adzes
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Nose bone

Nose bone

Edmund Milne collection
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Personal adornments
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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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Shields
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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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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Clubs
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Jimmy Clements
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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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Not provided
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1931
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Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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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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Not provided
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1901
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Plastic bead necklace

Plastic bead necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Necklaces
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Prince of Wales (Muralung) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Austr...
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Alice Loban
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1992
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Club with incised design

Club with incised design

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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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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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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Clubs
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Barwon River, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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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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Clubs
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Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs McGarrity
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1911
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Necklace of opalescent maireener shells, 'Jewel of the Sea', made by Corrie Fullard, Tasmanian Aboriginal artist, 1997

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Corrie Fullard collection
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Corrie L. Fullard
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1997
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Necklaces
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Straight club

Straight club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Plastic bead necklace

Plastic bead necklace

Claire Smith collection
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Necklaces
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Larissa Lee
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1992
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