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Club belonging to Mundabil, Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, 1896

Club belonging to Mundabil, Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland,...

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Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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Mundabil
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1896
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Queensland spear 1

Queensland spear 1

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Adze

Adze

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1931
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Bogan pick [stone implement]

Bogan pick [stone implement]

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Forest Reefs, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Spearthrower from Palmer River area, Queensland

Spearthrower from Palmer River area, Queensland

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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Boomerang from Paroo River, New South Wales,  before 1895

Boomerang from Paroo River, New South Wales, before 1895

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Paroo River, 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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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Club from Wilcannia, New South Wales

Club from Wilcannia, New South Wales

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Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia
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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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1890
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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Edmund Milne collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Twemlow
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1877
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Spearthrower, 1914

Spearthrower, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Cylindrical wooden clapstick

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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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Curved partly finished club, 1908

Curved partly finished club, 1908

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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
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Club

Club

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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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1901
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Club

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Parrying shield made by Jack Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1908

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Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1908
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Shield, Tumut, New South Wales,1899

Shield, Tumut, New South Wales,1899

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Tumut, New South Wales, Australia
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1899
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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales

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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Boney
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for U Robert, King of Big Leather and Big River Tribes

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Edmund Milne collection
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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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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Club head from Papua New Guinea

Club head from Papua New Guinea

Edmund Milne collection
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New Britain, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club from Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, 1903

Club from Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, 1903

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Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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1903
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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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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Barron River, 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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Breast plate

Breast plate

Edmund Milne collection
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Ornaments
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Papua, Indonesia
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Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Edmund Milne collection
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Wooden pointed spearhead with five reverse barbs of four prongs

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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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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Edmund Milne collection
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1918
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Shell on hair string

Shell on hair string

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Edmund Milne collection
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Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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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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Message stick

Message stick

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Woven fibre basket from Wenlock River area, Queensland

Woven fibre basket from Wenlock River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Wenlock River, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Parrying shield, Murray River area, Victoria, 1902

Parrying shield, Murray River area, Victoria, 1902

Edmund Milne collection
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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1902
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Head rest

Head rest

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Western Australia, Australia
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Spearthrower from Byrock, New South Wales, 1912

Spearthrower from Byrock, New South Wales, 1912

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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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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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang from Goondiwindi, Queensland, 1901

Boomerang from Goondiwindi, Queensland, 1901

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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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1896
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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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Petraman
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Cobbie
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Necklet from Fiji

Necklet from Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrower from Mitchell River area, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, 1913

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Edmund Milne collection
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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1913
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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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