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Awelye

Awelye

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Lucky Kngwarreye Morton
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1995
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Boomerang from central Queensland

Boomerang from central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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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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Aboriginal breastplates
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1918
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Message sticks
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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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Paddle

Paddle

Edmund Milne collection
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Paddles
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Papua, Indonesia
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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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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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Wooden headrest

Wooden headrest

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Hafted stone hatchet

Hafted stone hatchet

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Scoop or digging stick from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Scoop or digging stick from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1914
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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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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Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1915

Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1915
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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 from Palmer River area, Queensland, 1870s

Club from Palmer River area, Queensland, 1870s

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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Weapon - Tasmanian Aboriginal club - wooden

Weapon - Tasmanian Aboriginal club - wooden

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Tasmania, Australia
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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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Awelye

Awelye

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Ada Panunga
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1996
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Nautilus shell necklace from Northern Queensland

Nautilus shell necklace from Northern Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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Adzes
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1909
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Carved pigs

Carved pigs

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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Club made by Muta-Maley, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club made by Muta-Maley, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Muta-Maley
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1914
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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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Boomerangs
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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

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Alligator River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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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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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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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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Hafted stone pebble hatchet with a bifacial head and a ground edge, Orara River, New South Wales, 1896

Hafted stone pebble hatchet with a bifacial head and a groun...

Edmund Milne collection
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Hatchets
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Boney
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1896
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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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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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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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Wooden headrest

Wooden headrest

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Not provided
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1895
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Sample - Adhesive

Sample - Adhesive

Edmund Milne collection
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Adhesives
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jack the Traveller, King of Bendora Bellevue Jembicumbane

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Edmund Milne collection
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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Shell on hair string

Shell on hair string

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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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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Not provided
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1898
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Carved stone

Carved stone

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John H. Murray
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1927
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Carved human head

Carved human head

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1896

Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1896

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1896
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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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Clubs
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Straight club

Straight club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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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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