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Drum

Drum

Edmund Milne collection
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Musical drums
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Comb from Vanuatu

Comb from Vanuatu

Edmund Milne collection
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Combs
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Vanuatu, Oceania
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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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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Ceremonial boomerang made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock area, New South Wales, 1910

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Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1910
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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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Clubs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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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Wooden club, Gwydir River. Northern NSW.

Wooden club, Gwydir River. Northern NSW.

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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Club with incised design

Club with incised design

Edmund Milne collection
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Hafted stone pebble hatchet with a bifacial head and a ground edge, Orara River, New South Wales, 1896

Hafted stone pebble hatchet with a bifacial head and a groun...

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Boney
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1896
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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reverend John Grosse
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1834
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Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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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Clear glass plate marked Advance Australia, to commemorate Australia's centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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1887
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Curved partly finished club, 1908

Curved partly finished club, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Shield, north west Western Australia, 1900

Shield, north west Western Australia, 1900

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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North-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1900
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Firestick

Firestick

Edmund Milne collection
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Firesticks
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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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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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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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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Peter, King of Tchanning

Aboriginal breastplate for Peter, King of Tchanning

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Tchanning, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Parrying shield

Parrying shield

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Edmund Milne collection
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Knives
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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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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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Boab nut incised with designs of animals from Western Australia

Boab nut incised with designs of animals from Western Austra...

Edmund Milne collection
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Nut carvings
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Western Australia, 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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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Club from Coopers Creek. South Queensland

Club from Coopers Creek. South Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Coopers Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Spearthrower from Cloncurry, Queensland

Spearthrower from Cloncurry, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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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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New South Wales, Australia
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Club from Solomon Islands

Club from Solomon Islands

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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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

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Richard Hollis & Sons .66 calibre single shot percussion pistol probably used by bushranger Frank Gardiner

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Thelma Brown collection
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Pistols
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Richard Hollis & Son
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1832
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Shield, central Western Australia, 1898

Shield, central Western Australia, 1898

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Western Australia, Australia
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1898
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society
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1936
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Wooden container from Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, 1891

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Edmund Milne collection
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Containers
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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1891
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Comb from Vanuatu

Comb from Vanuatu

Edmund Milne collection
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Combs
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Vanuatu, Oceania
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Nautilus shell necklace from Northern Queensland

Nautilus shell necklace from Northern Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Morris Tobias
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1830
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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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Boomerang from Lachlan River, New South Wales, 1913

Boomerang from Lachlan River, New South Wales, 1913

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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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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Hobbys Yards, New South Wales, Australia
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Club from New Zealand, 1914

Club from New Zealand, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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New Zealand
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1914
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Club from Cobar, New South Wales

Club from Cobar, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Curved club from Lake Tyers area, East Gippsland, Victoria

Curved club from Lake Tyers area, East Gippsland, Victoria

Edmund Milne collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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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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Club from Macquarie River area, New South Wales, 1881

Club from Macquarie River area, New South Wales, 1881

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Macquarie River, New South Wales, Australia
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Hollow bamboo (section) smoking pipe from Barron River area, Queensland

Hollow bamboo (section) smoking pipe from Barron River area,...

Edmund Milne collection
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Smoking pipes
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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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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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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