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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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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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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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Macropod incisors [used as a necklace]

Macropod incisors [used as a necklace]

Edmund Milne collection
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Ornaments
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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Comb from Vanuatu

Comb from Vanuatu

Edmund Milne collection
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Combs
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Vanuatu, Oceania
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Alligator River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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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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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 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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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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Boomerangs
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Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
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1901
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Ground edge hatchet head from Pigeon House Mountain NSW acquired by Edmund Milne from Coomee Nullanga in 1903

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Edmund Milne collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Pigeon House Mountain, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1903
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Edmund Milne collection
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Pipes
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Papua, Indonesia
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Edmund Milne collection
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Knives
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Club with incised design

Club with incised design

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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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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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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Not provided
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1800
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Club from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Club made by Jack Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club made by Jack Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1914
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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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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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Digging stick

Digging stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1912
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Boomerang from Macquarie River, New South Wales, 1911

Boomerang from Macquarie River, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Macquarie River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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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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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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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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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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Not provided
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Merricumbene, New South Wales, Australia
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Timothy
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1835
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Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Blacks

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1910
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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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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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Ground edged hatchet head, used by Tiburria, St Georges Basin, New South Wales, 1841

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Edmund Milne collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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St Georges Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Tiburria
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1841
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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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Stone knife

Stone knife

Edmund Milne collection
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Knives
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrower from Northern Territory, 1911

Spearthrower from Northern Territory, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Wooden bowl (kava) from Tonga

Wooden bowl (kava) from Tonga

Edmund Milne collection
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Bowls
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Tonga
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Head rest

Head rest

Edmund Milne collection
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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 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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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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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Nose bone

Nose bone

Edmund Milne collection
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Personal adornments
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, 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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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1898
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Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales

Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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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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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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Adzes
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Cobbie
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