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Sample - Adhesive

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Edmund Milne collection
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Parrying shield, Macleay River area, New South Wales, 1900s

Parrying shield, Macleay River area, New South Wales, 1900s

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Macropod incisors [used as a necklace]

Macropod incisors [used as a necklace]

Edmund Milne collection
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Ornaments
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Containers
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Tonga
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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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Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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Photograph of Cowey family outside house, 'Weardale', 1894

Photograph of Cowey family outside house, 'Weardale', 1894

Robert Orlando Cowey collection
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Sepia photographs
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Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia
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1894
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Mallet made from jarrah

Mallet made from jarrah

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mallets
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Mr George H. Taylor
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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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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Club from Macquarie River area, New South Wales, 1881

Club from Macquarie River area, New South Wales, 1881

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Macquarie River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Club from Darling River, New South Wales

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

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Club from Barwon River area, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Barwon River area, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Barwon River, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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1800
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Clear moulded stem glass

Clear moulded stem glass

Andrew Reeves and Helen Parrott collection
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Champagne glasses
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United States of America
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The Libbey Glass Company
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1892
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Edmund Milne collection
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Knives
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Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 and the hospitality industry of 1992

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Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Wooden club, made by Mickey Bell, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Firestick

Firestick

Edmund Milne collection
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Firesticks
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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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 1915

Spearthrower with etched design, from Western Australia, 191...

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Boomerang from Coopers Creek, central Queensland

Boomerang from Coopers Creek, 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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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
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Highchairs
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Iram Nash
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1875
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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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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1841
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Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Bronco Strong Superfine Toilet Tissue

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Andrew Jack, Dyson & Co
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1894
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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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Ground edged hatchet head from Barwon River area, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Barwon River, New South Wales, Australia
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Watty
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1931
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Tapstick

Tapstick

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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Not provided
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1931
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Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1806
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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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Giants of the Game

Giants of the Game

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Hon H R. Lyttelton
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1856
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Incised Club, 1907

Incised Club, 1907

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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1907
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Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Marion Green collection
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Dispatch boxes
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1856
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Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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Colourised photographic post card of Clifton Gardens, NSW

Colourised photographic post card of Clifton Gardens, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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Dirranbandi, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Bundled skein of two-ply, possibly plant, fibre string

Bundled skein of two-ply, possibly plant, fibre string

Edmund Milne collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, 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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lake Darlot, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1894
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Edmund Milne collection
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Knives
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Club from New Zealand, 1914

Club from New Zealand, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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New Zealand
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1914
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Spearthrower from Cloncurry, Queensland

Spearthrower from Cloncurry, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Boomerang from Bulloo River, south west Queensland, 1912

Boomerang from Bulloo River, south west Queensland, 1912

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Bulloo River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1912
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Curved club

Curved club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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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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Wheelwright's bell auger bit

Wheelwright's bell auger bit

Arthur Sayer collection
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Spoke trimmer bits
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Evandale, Tasmania, Australia
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William A. Porter
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1880
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