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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Edmund Milne collection
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Knives
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The Encyclopaedia of Romance.

The Encyclopaedia of Romance.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1836
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Ceramic bust of John Batman

Ceramic bust of John Batman

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1934
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Digging stick from Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, 1894

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Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr Benson
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1894
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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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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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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1931
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Queensland spear 2

Queensland spear 2

Edmund Milne collection
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1912
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Club used by Baraimal Jack, Cedar Point, Richmond River, New South Wales, 1916

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Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Cedar Point, Richmond River, New South Wales, Australia
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Baraimal Jack
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1916
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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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Edge-ground artefacts
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St Georges Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Tiburria
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1841
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Edmund Milne collection
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Knives
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Spearthrower from Western Australia

Spearthrower from Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Wooden club, Gwydir River. Northern NSW.

Wooden club, Gwydir River. Northern NSW.

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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Nautilus shell necklace from Northern Queensland

Nautilus shell necklace from Northern Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Northern Queensland, 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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Alligator River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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1914
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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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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shield

Shield

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Bags
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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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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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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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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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Ground edge hatchet head associated with Bundaburra Jack, Forbes NSW, 1909

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Edmund Milne collection
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Tool components
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Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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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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The Encyclopaedia of Romance.

The Encyclopaedia of Romance.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1836
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Stone knife from Cloncurry, 1908

Stone knife from Cloncurry, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Knives
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1908
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Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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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 Castlereagh River area, New South Wales

Club from Castlereagh River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John P. Fawkner
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1934
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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

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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

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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Thoughts and Reminiscences.

Thoughts and Reminiscences.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1836
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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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Incised Club, 1907

Incised Club, 1907

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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1907
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Retouched flake [stone implement]

Retouched flake [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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Bags
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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Shield, north west Western Australia, 1900

Shield, north west Western Australia, 1900

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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North-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1900
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Shell on hair string

Shell on hair string

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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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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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang from Paroo River, New South Wales,  before 1895

Boomerang from Paroo River, New South Wales, before 1895

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Paroo River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Wooden club, made by Mickey Bell, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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