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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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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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Hafted stone hatchet, South Coast, New South Wales

Hafted stone hatchet, South Coast, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang from northern New South Wales

Boomerang from northern New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Asymmetrical boomerang, Paroo River

Asymmetrical boomerang, Paroo River

Edmund Milne collection
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Paroo River, New South Wales, Australia
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

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Club from Palmer River area, Queensland, 1870s

Club from Palmer River area, Queensland, 1870s

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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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Ceremonial club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

Ceremonial club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang from central Queensland

Boomerang from central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Club from central Western Australia

Club from central Western Australia

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Western Australia, Australia
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Club from New Zealand, 1914

Club from New Zealand, 1914

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Woven fibre basket from Wenlock River area, Queensland

Woven fibre basket from Wenlock River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Wenlock River, Queensland, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Message stick

Message stick

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New South Wales, Australia
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Parrying shield, Murray River area, Victoria, 1902

Parrying shield, Murray River area, Victoria, 1902

Edmund Milne collection
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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Parrying shield

Parrying shield

Edmund Milne collection
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Shield used by Jacky Plowright, Berrima area, New South Wales, 1890

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Edmund Milne collection
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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Jacky Plowright
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Comb from Vanuatu

Comb from Vanuatu

Edmund Milne collection
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Vanuatu, Oceania
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Wooden Club

Wooden Club

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Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Club from Darling River, New South Wales

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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Club

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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boab nut incised with animal motifs from Western Australia

Boab nut incised with animal motifs from Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Nut carvings
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Western Australia, Australia
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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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Boomerang

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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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Necklet from Fiji

Necklet from Fiji

Edmund Milne 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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Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia
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1910
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Coolgardie, Western Australia, Australia
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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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Boomerang from Darling River, New South Wales

Boomerang from Darling River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Spearthrower, 1914

Spearthrower, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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1914
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Curved partly finished club, 1908

Curved partly finished club, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1906

Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1906

Edmund Milne collection
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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1911
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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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Curved club from Lake Tyers area, East Gippsland, Victoria

Curved club from Lake Tyers area, East Gippsland, Victoria

Edmund Milne collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Tapered tapstick, 1890

Tapered tapstick, 1890

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
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1890
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Spearthrower from Western Australia

Spearthrower from Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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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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Digging stick

Digging stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Alligator River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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Wooden club, made by Budd Billy, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Wooden club, made by Budd Billy, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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Club from goldfields area, Western Australia

Club from goldfields area, Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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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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Wooden pointed spearhead with five reverse barbs of four prongs

Wooden pointed spearhead with five reverse barbs of four pro...

Edmund Milne collection
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Club from Vanuatu

Club from Vanuatu

Edmund Milne collection
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Vanuatu, Oceania
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Club from Cobar, New South Wales

Club from Cobar, New South Wales

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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Cylindrical wooden clapstick

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Necklet from Fiji

Necklet from Fiji

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Club from north west New South Wales

Club from north west New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Boobarrego

Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Boobarrego

Edmund Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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1918
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Club

Club

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Boomerang from Paroo River, New South Wales,  before 1895

Boomerang from Paroo River, New South Wales, before 1895

Edmund Milne collection
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Paroo River, New South Wales, Australia
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Club with pointed head

Club with pointed head

Edmund Milne collection
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Club from goldfields area, Western Australia

Club from goldfields area, Western Australia

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Western Australia, Australia
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Boomerang from Lake Eyre, South Australia

Boomerang from Lake Eyre, South Australia

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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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