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Engraved boab nut 'The Anthropologist Records Rock Art' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'The Anthropologist Records Rock Art' by J...

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Boab nut incised with reptiles, birds and foliage

Boab nut incised with reptiles, birds and foliage

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Nut carvings
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1954
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Curved partly finished club, 1908

Curved partly finished club, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Boab nut incised with pattern of weapons

Boab nut incised with pattern of weapons

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1974
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Engraved boab nut 'Whiteman's Justice' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'Whiteman's Justice' by Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Shield with angled parallel lines on surface

Shield with angled parallel lines on surface

Edmund Milne collection
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Wooden Club

Wooden Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for Mr Briney of Pialliway

Aboriginal breastplate for Mr Briney of Pialliway

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Pialawa, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Club from central Western Australia, 1915

Club from central Western Australia, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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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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Nose ornament from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Nose ornament from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Personal adornments
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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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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Boab nut incised with emu and two dog-like figures

Boab nut incised with emu and two dog-like figures

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Nut carvings
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Club used by Jimmy Clements, Lachlan River, New South Wales

Club used by Jimmy Clements, Lachlan River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Jimmy Clements
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1909

Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1909

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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1900
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Adze from Lachlan River area, New South Wales

Adze from Lachlan River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mulbrung Jack
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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Boab nut incised with abstract design and two reptiles

Boab nut incised with abstract design and two reptiles

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1974
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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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Incised shield, Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1898

Incised shield, Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1898

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1898
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Axe blade from Fiji, 1910

Axe blade from Fiji, 1910

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Boomerang from Lake Eyre, South Australia

Boomerang from Lake Eyre, South Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, 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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New South Wales, Australia
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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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Boab nut incised with animals in a landscape

Boab nut incised with animals in a landscape

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1974
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Engraved boab nut 'Ceremonies, Sorcery, Revenge, Cooking a Kangaroo and Hunting a Crocodile' by Jack Wherra

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Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Hollow bamboo (section) smoking pipe from Barron River area, Queensland

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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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Shield, Gippsland, Victoria, 1900

Shield, Gippsland, Victoria, 1900

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Nelligen, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Tapstick

Tapstick

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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1931
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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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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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Club made by Jacky Plowright, 1848

Club made by Jacky Plowright, 1848

Edmund Milne collection
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Jacky Plowright
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1890
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Partly finished club

Partly finished club

Edmund Milne collection
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Kimberley stone point

Kimberley stone point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Boab nut incised with organic emblems

Boab nut incised with organic emblems

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Blacks

Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Bl...

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia
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1910
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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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Moss Vale Twinfall Creek

Moss Vale Twinfall Creek

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Boab nuts incised with reptile and plants

Boab nuts incised with reptile and plants

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1974
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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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Spearthrower from Cloncurry, Queensland

Spearthrower from Cloncurry, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Engraved boab nut 'Police Intervene after a Fight' by Jack Wherra

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Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Spearthrower from Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory

Spearthrower from Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Boomerang from central Queensland

Boomerang from central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Boab nut incised with designs of animals from Western Australia

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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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Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Daroobalgie, New South Wales, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Toorale, New South Wales, 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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Coolgardie, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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Boomerang from Macleay River, New South Wales

Boomerang from Macleay River, New South Wales

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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