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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Club head from Papua New Guinea

Club head from Papua New Guinea

Edmund Milne collection
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New Britain, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Shield used by Jacky Plowright, Berrima area, New South Wales, 1890

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Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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Jacky Plowright
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1890
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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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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales

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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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1931
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Club with incised design

Club with incised design

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Duedolgong Tribe, Argyle'

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Edmund Milne collection
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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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Tapered tapstick, 1890

Tapered tapstick, 1890

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1890
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Sample - Adhesive

Sample - Adhesive

Edmund Milne collection
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Parrying shield

Parrying shield

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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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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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Boney
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1931
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Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Boomerang from Abercrombie River, New South Wales

Boomerang from Abercrombie River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Daroobalgie, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden bowl (kava) from Tonga

Wooden bowl (kava) from Tonga

Edmund Milne collection
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Nose ornament from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Nose ornament from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Personal adornments
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang from central Queensland

Boomerang from central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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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, 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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Parrying shield, Murrumbidgee River area, New South Wales, 1895

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Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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1895
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne 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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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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Necklet from Fiji

Necklet from Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Neckpieces
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Fiji
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Sample - Adhesive

Sample - Adhesive

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

Edmund Milne collection
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Maharatta, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Edmund Milne collection
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Clapsticks
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Nose bone

Nose bone

Edmund Milne collection
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Personal adornments
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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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Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Jimmy Parker
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1912
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Head rest

Head rest

Edmund Milne collection
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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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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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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Edmund Milne collection
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Knives
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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 with pointed head

Club with pointed head

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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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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Not provided
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1931
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Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Bogan pick, [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang made by Moody, Bogan River, New South Wales, 1889

Boomerang made by Moody, Bogan River, New South Wales, 1889

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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Spearthrower from Macleay River area, New South Wales

Spearthrower from Macleay River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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Paddle

Paddle

Edmund Milne collection
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Papua, Indonesia
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Wooden club, Gwydir River. Northern NSW.

Wooden club, Gwydir River. Northern NSW.

Edmund Milne collection
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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