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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Edmund Milne collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented, shallow wooden, elongated concave container

Pigmented, shallow wooden, elongated concave container

Yalata Lutheran Mission collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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1970
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Shield used by Jacky Plowright, Berrima area, New South Wales, 1890

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Edmund Milne collection
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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Jacky Plowright
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1890
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Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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1972
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Shell on hair string

Shell on hair string

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gabriella Roy collection
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales, 1918

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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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1918
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Food bowl woven from plant material

Food bowl woven from plant material

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Lucy Thaiday
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1992
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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for U Robert, King of Big Leather and Big River Tribes

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1800
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Kangaroo-shaped container made from wicker, wood, glass and bamboo

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Terence Lane collection
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1976
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Hollow bamboo (section) smoking pipe from Barron River area, Queensland

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Edmund Milne collection
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Aboriginal breastplate for Sawyer, King of Wickham Hill

Aboriginal breastplate for Sawyer, King of Wickham Hill

Edmund Milne collection
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Wickham Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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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 with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

Edmund Milne collection
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Club from north west New South Wales

Club from north west New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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Nelson
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1931
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Queensland spear 2

Queensland spear 2

Edmund Milne collection
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Cub made by Jack Shepherd, 1913

Cub made by Jack Shepherd, 1913

Edmund Milne collection
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Jack Shepherd
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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1901
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Spear

Spear

Edmund Milne collection
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Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Edmund Milne collection
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Wooden container with pokerwork design

Wooden container with pokerwork design

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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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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1931
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Straight club

Straight club

Edmund Milne collection
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Wooden club, made by Budd Billy, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Wooden club, made by Budd Billy, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Spearthrower from Palmer River area, Queensland

Spearthrower from Palmer River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Leonie Dickson
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Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Ningoldie Blyth, 2015

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Port Essington collection no. 2
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Cobourg Peninnsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ningoldie Blyth
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2015
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Crater

Crater

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Sherril Sheehan
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Storage system composed of a group of five tobacco tins with lids attached to a length of wood

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E Burke and M Everitt collection
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Boomerang used by Jacky Plowright, 1842

Boomerang used by Jacky Plowright, 1842

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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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 made by Muta-Maley, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club made by Muta-Maley, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Muta-Maley
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1914
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Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 1915

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Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Semi-circular wooden container

Semi-circular wooden container

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Bark container

Bark container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Bunjuck
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1982
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Kimberley stone point

Kimberley stone point

Edmund Milne collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dreaming

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Bamboo water container

Bamboo water container

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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1916
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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