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Asymmetrical boomerang, Paroo River

Asymmetrical boomerang, Paroo River

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Paroo River, New South Wales, Australia
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Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Basket

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Papuan Official collection
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Baskets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Parrying shield, Murrumbidgee River area, New South Wales, 1895

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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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Boomerang from Gulf country, North Queensland

Boomerang from Gulf country, North Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Gulf country, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Photograph album compiled by Edmund Milne

Photograph album compiled by Edmund Milne

Edmund Milne collection
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Photograph albums
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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Baskets
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Topumorila
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1965
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Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Queenie and Kathleen Cunningham, 2015

Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Queenie and Ka...

Port Essington collection no. 2
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Baskets
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Cobourg Peninnsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Queenie Cunningham
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2015
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Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Message stick

Message stick

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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Aboriginal breastplates
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Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Maharatta, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Sample - fibre string

Sample - fibre string

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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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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Clubs
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Duedolgong Tribe, Argyle'

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Edmund Milne collection
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Argyle, New South Wales, Australia
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King John Cry
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1901
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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Cabbage tree palm leaf basket

Cabbage tree palm leaf basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Sandra Holmes collection no. 5
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Railway Station. Moss Vale. N.S.W.

Railway Station. Moss Vale. N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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G.Giovanardi, Sydney
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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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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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Flat woven basket

Flat woven basket

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Baskets
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Buka Island, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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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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1915
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Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Shell on hair string

Shell on hair string

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Club from goldfields area, Western Australia

Club from goldfields area, Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Western Australia, Australia
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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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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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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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Basket

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Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Club from Barwon River area, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Barwon River area, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Barwon River, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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Boomerang from Coronga Peak, New South Wales, 1910

Boomerang from Coronga Peak, New South Wales, 1910

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Coronga Peak, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Basket

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Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Basket

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Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Stone knife from Cloncurry, 1908

Stone knife from Cloncurry, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Knives
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1908
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Spearthrower from Palmer River area, Queensland

Spearthrower from Palmer River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Sarah Brooks
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2008
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Square plant fibre basket

Square plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Winnie Moongotema
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1987
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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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Boomerangs
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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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Round woven plant fibre basket

Round woven plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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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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Parrying shield, Macleay River area, New South Wales, 1900s

Parrying shield, Macleay River area, New South Wales, 1900s

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 1915

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Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Vertical woven split-cane basket

Vertical woven split-cane basket

Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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Baskets
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Northern Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Ground edge hatchet head associated with Jacky Plowright, Berrima NSW, 1842

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Edmund Milne collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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Jacky Plowright
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1897
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Message sticks
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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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Club from Vanuatu

Club from Vanuatu

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Vanuatu, Oceania
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Macropod incisors [used as a necklace]

Macropod incisors [used as a necklace]

Edmund Milne collection
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