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Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Hafted stone hatchet

Hafted stone hatchet

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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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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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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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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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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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1915
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Woven semi-circular basket from Stradbroke Island, Queensland

Woven semi-circular basket from Stradbroke Island, Queenslan...

Edmund Milne collection
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Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Club with attached stone disc

Club with attached stone disc

Edmund Milne collection
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Necklet from Fiji

Necklet from Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Fiji
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Sample - Adhesive

Sample - Adhesive

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang from Gulf country, North Queensland

Boomerang from Gulf country, North Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Gulf country, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 1915

Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 191...

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Stone knife from Cloncurry, 1908

Stone knife from Cloncurry, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Club with incised design

Club with incised design

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Paroo River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Herberton, Queensland, Australia
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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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Wooden digging stick made by Jack Shepherd, 1913

Wooden digging stick made by Jack Shepherd, 1913

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Central Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1913
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1915
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging stick from Lake Eyre area, South Australia,1907

Digging stick from Lake Eyre area, South Australia,1907

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1907
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Comb from Vanuatu

Comb from Vanuatu

Edmund Milne collection
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Vanuatu, Oceania
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Club from Darling River, New South Wales, 1894

Club from Darling River, New South Wales, 1894

Edmund Milne collection
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr Benson
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1894
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Necklet from Fiji

Necklet from Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Neckpieces
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Fiji
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Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales

Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Spearthrower from Mareeba, Queensland

Spearthrower from Mareeba, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Tapered tapstick, 1890

Tapered tapstick, 1890

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1890
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Queensland spear 1

Queensland spear 1

Edmund Milne collection
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Spears
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Parrying shield

Parrying shield

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Boomerang from central Queensland

Boomerang from central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Wooden container from Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, 1891

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Edmund Milne collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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1891
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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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Firestick

Firestick

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

Edmund Milne collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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H C. Jervis
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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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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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Club from north west New South Wales

Club from north west New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Bone implement

Bone implement

Edmund Milne collection
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1931
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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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Boomerangs
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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1901
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Club from Namoi River, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Namoi River, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Namoi River, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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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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Queensland spear 2

Queensland spear 2

Edmund Milne collection
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Spears
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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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 Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, 1900

Spearthrower from Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, 1900

Edmund Milne collection
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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1900
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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