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Elliptical ornament made from a section of shell, from Cooktown, Queensland

Elliptical ornament made from a section of shell, from Cookt...

Edmund Milne collection
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Stone knife

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Edmund Milne collection
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Budd Billy II
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Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1906

Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1906

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and si...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Knives
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Not provided
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1985
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Club made by Jacky Plowright, 1848

Club made by Jacky Plowright, 1848

Edmund Milne collection
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Jacky Plowright
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1890
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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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Stone knife

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Knives
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Bloomfield River, Queensland, Australia
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Boomerang from Lake Eyre, South Australia

Boomerang from Lake Eyre, South Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Shell knife

Shell knife

Papuan Official collection
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Knives
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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1896
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Stone knife

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Sample - Adhesive

Sample - Adhesive

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Stone knife

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Two-ply black wattle string fishing line made by Coomee Nullanga of Ulladulla in 1908

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Edmund Milne collection
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Ulladulla, New South Wales, Australia
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Coomee
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1908
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Shield, Gippsland, Victoria, 1900

Shield, Gippsland, Victoria, 1900

Edmund Milne collection
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Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1900
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Bundled skein of two-ply, possibly plant, fibre string

Bundled skein of two-ply, possibly plant, fibre string

Edmund Milne collection
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String
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Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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J Leach
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Digging stick from Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, 1894

Digging stick from Lower Darling River Region, New South Wal...

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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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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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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Clubs
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1915
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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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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Knives
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Not provided
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1985
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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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Stone knife

Stone knife

Lew Parlette collection no. 1
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Knives
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lew Parlette
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1972
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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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Club from West Papua, Indonesia

Club from West Papua, Indonesia

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Papua, Indonesia
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Hafted stone blade

Hafted stone blade

JW Lindo collection
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Knives
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J W. Lindo
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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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New South Wales, Australia
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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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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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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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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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Hafted edge-ground stone hatchet

Hafted edge-ground stone hatchet

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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1931
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Boomerang from Coopers Creek, central Queensland

Boomerang from Coopers Creek, 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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Pointed metal knife blade hafted into a rounded knob of adhesive

Pointed metal knife blade hafted into a rounded knob of adhe...

Olive Pink collection
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Knives
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Not provided
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1977
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Elliptical ornament featuring a section of shell, from Cooktown, Queensland

Elliptical ornament featuring a section of shell, from Cookt...

Edmund Milne collection
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Tapstick

Tapstick

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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Not provided
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1931
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Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1890

Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1890

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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1890
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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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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Clubs
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Knife

Knife

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Dough knife with a metal blade and a wooden handle

Dough knife with a metal blade and a wooden handle

ET Fealy collection
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Knives
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Club from Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, 1903

Club from Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, 1903

Edmund Milne collection
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Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1903
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Knife

Knife

ET Fealy collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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