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Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, 1895

Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, 1895

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1895
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Parrying shield

Parrying shield

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Shield, Yaamba Rockhampton area, Queensland

Shield, Yaamba Rockhampton area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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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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Baskets
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Wenlock River, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Merigal, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Comb from Vanuatu

Comb from Vanuatu

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

Wooden pointed spearhead with five reverse barbs of four pro...

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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 lower Darling River region, New South Wales

Club from lower Darling River region, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Bloomfield River, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Scoop or digging stick from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Scoop or digging stick from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1914
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Macropod incisors [used as a necklace]

Macropod incisors [used as a necklace]

Edmund Milne collection
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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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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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Semi-hemispherical hollow wooden container from Orara River area, New South Wales, 1898

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Edmund Milne collection
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Containers
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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Shield, desert area of Western Australia, 1915

Shield, desert area of Western Australia, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Club from Palmer River area, Queensland, 1870s

Club from Palmer River area, Queensland, 1870s

Edmund Milne collection
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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Club belonging to Mundabil, Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, 1896

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Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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Mundabil
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1896
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy, King of Bolara Maneroo

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy, King of Bolara Maneroo

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Bolara, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Club made by 'Cabbage', from lower Darling River area, New South Wales, 1912

Club made by 'Cabbage', from lower Darling River area, New S...

Edmund Milne collection
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Cabbage
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1912
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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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Club from Solomon Islands

Club from Solomon Islands

Edmund Milne collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Atlas with 'Charles Manthorpe, 1854' handrwitten on the end paper

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Barbara Hetherington collection
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Atlases
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London, England
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Cadell & Davies, Strand & Longman & Rees
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1806
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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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Firestick

Firestick

Edmund Milne collection
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Firesticks
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1914
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Club from Vanuatu

Club from Vanuatu

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Vanuatu, Oceania
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Spearthrower, 1914

Spearthrower, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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1914
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Parrying shield, Murrumbidgee River area, New South Wales, 1895

Parrying shield, Murrumbidgee River area, New South Wales, 1...

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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1895
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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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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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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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Clubs
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Muta-Maley
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1914
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Aboriginal encampment, East Moree. August, 1952

Aboriginal encampment, East Moree. August, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Moree, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Family Bible

Family Bible

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bibles
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Collins, Sons and Co.
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1800
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Spearthrower with etched design, from Northern Territory

Spearthrower with etched design, from Northern Territory

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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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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Woven semi-circular basket from Stradbroke Island, Queensland

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

Edmund Milne collection
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Baskets
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Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Boomerangs
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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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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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Club with incised design

Club with incised design

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Message sticks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Since 1788...

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Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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Australia
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1988
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Boomerang from northern New South Wales

Boomerang from northern New South Wales

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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Club belonging to Mundabil, Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, 1900s

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Edmund Milne collection
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Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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Mundabil
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1931
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Club from Barrow River area, Queensland

Club from Barrow River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne 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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Gulf country, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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