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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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Firestick

Firestick

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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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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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Elliptical ornament made from a section of shell, from Cooktown, Queensland

Elliptical ornament made from a section of shell, from Cookt...

Edmund Milne collection
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Ground edge hatchet head associated with Jacky Plowright, Berrima NSW, 1842

Ground edge hatchet head associated with Jacky Plowright, Be...

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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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 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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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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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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1896
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Woven triangle shaped coconut leaf fan from Samoa

Woven triangle shaped coconut leaf fan from Samoa

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Fans
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Samoa
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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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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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Shields
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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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Club from central Western Australia, 1915

Club from central Western Australia, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Wooden club, Gwydir River. Northern NSW.

Wooden club, Gwydir River. Northern NSW.

Edmund Milne collection
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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Club from Goondiwindi area, Queensland, 1901

Club from Goondiwindi area, Queensland, 1901

Edmund Milne collection
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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1901
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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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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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Club from Solomon Islands

Club from Solomon Islands

Edmund Milne collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Woven triangle shaped coconut leaf fan from Samoa

Woven triangle shaped coconut leaf fan from Samoa

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Fans
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Samoa
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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Parrying shield made by Jack Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1908

Parrying shield made by Jack Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wal...

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1908
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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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Shield, central Western Australia, 1898

Shield, central Western Australia, 1898

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1898
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Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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J Leach
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Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Not provided
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1912
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Club with attached stone disc

Club with attached stone disc

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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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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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Boney
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1931
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Head rest

Head rest

Edmund Milne collection
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Head rests
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Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1915

Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1915
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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Spearthrower from Coward Springs, South Australia

Spearthrower from Coward Springs, South Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Coward Springs, South Australia, Australia
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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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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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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Nose bone

Nose bone

Edmund Milne collection
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Personal adornments
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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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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Spearthrower from Northern Territory, 1911

Spearthrower from Northern Territory, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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Club from West Papua, Indonesia

Club from West Papua, Indonesia

Edmund Milne collection
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Papua, Indonesia
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Two-ply black wattle string fishing line made by Coomee Nullanga of Ulladulla in 1908

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Edmund Milne collection
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Fishing lines
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Ulladulla, New South Wales, Australia
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Coomee
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1908
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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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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Bolara, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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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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Bugle grass on fibre string from Cairns, Queensland

Bugle grass on fibre string from Cairns, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Club head from Papua New Guinea

Club head from Papua New Guinea

Edmund Milne collection
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New Britain, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

Club

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