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Bottle green miser's purse

Bottle green miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Purses
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1840
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Bottle green miser's purse

Bottle green miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Purses
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1840
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Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Budd Billy II
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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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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Brick fragments and mortar samples

Brick fragments and mortar samples

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1843
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1806
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Club used by Baraimal Jack, Cedar Point, Richmond River, New South Wales, 1916

Club used by Baraimal Jack, Cedar Point, Richmond River, New...

Edmund Milne collection
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Cedar Point, Richmond River, New South Wales, Australia
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Baraimal Jack
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1916
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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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Club from West Papua, Indonesia

Club from West Papua, Indonesia

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Papua, Indonesia
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Club head from Papua New Guinea

Club head from Papua New Guinea

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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New Britain, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Incised Club, 1907

Incised Club, 1907

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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1907
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Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John P. Fawkner
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1934
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Vict...

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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Letter - Sworn statement by John Dunn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Dunn, 16 May 1844

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Cast iron 'D' shaped  screw lock handcuffs with key

Cast iron 'D' shaped screw lock handcuffs with key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Handcuffs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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 Suva, Fiji

Club from Suva, Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Fiji
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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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

Ground edge hatchet head from Pigeon House Mountain NSW acqu...

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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Hatchet head from North Queensland

Hatchet head from North Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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H C. Jervis
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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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Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

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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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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Club from central Western Australia

Club from central Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Western Australia, Australia
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String bag from Staater River area, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland

String bag from Staater River area, Gulf of Carpentaria, Que...

Edmund Milne collection
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Bags
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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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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Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
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Badges
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1988
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Paddle from Solomon Islands

Paddle from Solomon Islands

Edmund Milne collection
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Paddles
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, 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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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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Clubs
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Jimmy Clements
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Queensland spear 2

Queensland spear 2

Edmund Milne collection
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Spears
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Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Bloomfield River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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Book titled 'A Short Account of the Character and Labours of The Rev Samuel Marsden'

Book titled 'A Short Account of the Character and Labours of...

Samuel Marsden collection
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Biographies
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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B Isaacs
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1844
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Building materials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Partly finished club

Partly finished club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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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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Clubs
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Club from Goondiwindi area, Queensland, 1901

Club from Goondiwindi area, Queensland, 1901

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1901
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Family Bible

Family Bible

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bibles
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Collins, Sons and Co.
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1800
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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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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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Nangerybone, New South Wales, Australia
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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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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 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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Coolgardie, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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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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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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