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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Twemlow
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1877
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Message stick

Message stick

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Message stick

Message stick

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Message stick - Yirrkala, 1948

Message stick - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Message sticks
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Ground edge hatchet head associated with Bundaburra Jack, Forbes NSW, 1909

Ground edge hatchet head associated with Bundaburra Jack, Fo...

Edmund Milne collection
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Tool components
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Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Shield, central Western Australia, 1898

Shield, central Western Australia, 1898

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Western Australia, Australia
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1898
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Club used by Baraimal Jack, Cedar Point, Richmond River, New South Wales, 1916

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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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Wooden container made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1910

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Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1915
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Club from New Zealand, 1914

Club from New Zealand, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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New Zealand
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1914
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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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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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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1901
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
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Scotchy
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1931
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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales, 1918

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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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1918
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Spearthrower with etched design, from central Western Australia

Spearthrower with etched design, from central Western Austra...

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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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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Queensland spear 2

Queensland spear 2

Edmund Milne collection
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Spears
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Kimberley point - glass

Kimberley point - glass

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

Edmund Milne collection
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Herberton, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Boomerang from Barron River, North Queensland, 1897

Boomerang from Barron River, North Queensland, 1897

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Shield with angled parallel lines on surface

Shield with angled parallel lines on surface

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Aboriginal breastplates
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Bolara, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Message stick

Message stick

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Message sticks
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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1993
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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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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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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden container from Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, 1891

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Edmund Milne collection
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Containers
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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1891
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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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Clubs
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Hafted stone hatchet

Hafted stone hatchet

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Partly finished club

Partly finished club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Club from Wilcannia, New South Wales

Club from Wilcannia, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Wilcannia, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Kimberley stone point

Kimberley stone point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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Boomerang from Gulf country, North Queensland

Boomerang from Gulf country, North Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Gulf country, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1890

Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1890

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Club from Coopers Creek. South Queensland

Club from Coopers Creek. South Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Coopers Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Club from Goodooga, Queensland border, 1909

Club from Goodooga, Queensland border, 1909

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Goodooga, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1909
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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1931
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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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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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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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Elliptical ornament featuring a section of shell, from Cooktown, Queensland

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Edmund Milne collection
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Ground edged hatchet head, used by Tiburria, St Georges Basin, New South Wales, 1841

Ground edged hatchet head, used by Tiburria, St Georges Basi...

Edmund Milne collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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St Georges Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Tiburria
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