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Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Club

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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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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Spearheads
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Club

Club

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1966
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Asymmetrical wooden club, with one pointed end, and the other gradually extended to a tapered tubular head

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Breast plate

Breast plate

Edmund Milne collection
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Ornaments
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Papua, Indonesia
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Club

Club

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 2
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrower from Macleay River area, New South Wales, 1895

Spearthrower from Macleay River area, New South Wales, 1895

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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1895
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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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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for Mr Briney of Pialliway

Aboriginal breastplate for Mr Briney of Pialliway

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Pialawa, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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Woven semi-circular basket from Stradbroke Island, Queensland

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Edmund Milne collection
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Baskets
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Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Club

Club

Edward Roberts collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1985
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Incised Club, 1907

Incised Club, 1907

Edmund Milne collection
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1907
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Club

Club

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Club from Milne Bay province, Papua New Guinea

Club from Milne Bay province, Papua New Guinea

Edmund Milne collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Club

Club

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Clubs
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Toporulamau
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1965
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Club

Club

L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Wooden fighting club with Sennit 'mag magi' patterning, presented to Victor Carell by the Government of Fiji

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Clubs
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Kabara Island, Lau Eastern group, Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1972
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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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Ornaments
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Reddish-coloured club with koala motif on both sides of head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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Club

Club

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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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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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1914
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Digging stick from Bogan River, New South Wales, 1912

Digging stick from Bogan River, New South Wales, 1912

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Central Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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1912
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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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Club

Club

Katherine Stow collection
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Narran River, New South Wales, Australia
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Peter Hippi
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1879
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Forked wooden club

Forked wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Clubs
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrower from Mareeba, Queensland

Spearthrower from Mareeba, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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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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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1912
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Roebuck Bay, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Wooden decorated club, paddle shaped

Wooden decorated club, paddle shaped

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Club

Club

Dr La Mont West collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Club with emu motif on anterior of head and scallop border around head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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