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Bone implement

Bone implement

Edmund Milne collection
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Bone tools
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1931
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Club from Samoa

Club from Samoa

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Wooden tapstick, with an oval convex anterior surface, a flat posterior surface

Wooden tapstick, with an oval convex anterior surface, a fla...

H Robinson collection
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Clapsticks
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1975
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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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Shields
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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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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1902
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Partly finished club

Partly finished club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Sports trading card of Nova Peris - hockey

Sports trading card of Nova Peris - hockey

Health Department of Western Australia collection
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Collecting cards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Health Department of Western Australia
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1994
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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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Trans-Australian Railway. Type of Aboriginal met by surveyors in 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1914
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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 made by Jacky Plowright, 1848

Club made by Jacky Plowright, 1848

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Jacky Plowright
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1890
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Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Embroidered panels
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1932
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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1898
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Shell on hair string

Shell on hair string

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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West Australian Blacks Camp

West Australian Blacks Camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Camel Team in the Back Blocks, W.A

Camel Team in the Back Blocks, W.A

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Queensland spear 2

Queensland spear 2

Edmund Milne collection
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Spears
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Boomerang made by Jack Shepherd, Bourke-Byrock area, New South Wales, 1914

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Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Tim

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Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1999
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Western Australias Phenomenal Gold Yield

Western Australias Phenomenal Gold Yield

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1883
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Retouched flake [stone implement]

Retouched flake [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 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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Club

Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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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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Aboriginal breastplates
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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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Necklet from Fiji

Necklet from Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Neckpieces
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Fiji
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Introducing Jo Vallentine Western Australian Senator for Nuclear Disarmament

Introducing Jo Vallentine Western Australian Senator for Nuc...

Senator Jo Vallentine collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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Western Australia, Australia
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Nuclear Disarmament Party of Australia
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Digging stick from Lake Eyre area, South Australia,1907

Digging stick from Lake Eyre area, South Australia,1907

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1907
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Cypraeidae Cyraea Moneta

Cypraeidae Cyraea Moneta

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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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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Wooden Club

Wooden Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales, 1870

Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales, 1870

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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Beautiful Shoalhaven River, Nowra, NSW

Beautiful Shoalhaven River, Nowra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Shoalhaven River, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Certificate issued by the Australian Wool Testing Authority for five bales of wool, 9 September 1986

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Colin R Murray collection
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Certificates
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Western Australia, Australia
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Australian Wool Testing Authority
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1986
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Spearthrower from Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, 1900

Spearthrower from Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, 1900

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Wooden pointed spearhead with five reverse barbs of four prongs

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Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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West Australian Flora no. 6

West Australian Flora no. 6

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Shield, north west Western Australia, 1900

Shield, north west Western Australia, 1900

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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North-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1900
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Firestick

Firestick

Edmund Milne collection
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Firesticks
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Western Australia, Australia
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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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Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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Not provided
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1931
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Nouvelle-Hollande. Gnoung-a-gnoung-a Mour-re-Mour-ga

Nouvelle-Hollande. Gnoung-a-gnoung-a Mour-re-Mour-ga

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Paris, France
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pink and green

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Semco Company
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1928
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Hafted edge-ground stone hatchet

Hafted edge-ground stone hatchet

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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Not provided
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1931
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Club from Tamworth area, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Tamworth area, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs McGarrity
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1911
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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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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 from north west New South Wales

Club from north west New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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 Murrumbidgee River area, New South Wales, 1895

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Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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1895
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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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Club from Solomon Islands

Club from Solomon Islands

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Ficidae Ficus Subintermedia

Ficidae Ficus Subintermedia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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Shield

Shield

H Robinson collection
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Shields
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1975
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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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Aboriginal breastplates
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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