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Boomerang made by Gunningbar, Bogan River NSW, 1886

Boomerang made by Gunningbar, Bogan River NSW, 1886

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Gunningbar
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1886
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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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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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1911
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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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Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

L and T Hackney collection
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Knives
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1900
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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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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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

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
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1901
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Ground edge hatchet head from Pigeon House Mountain NSW acquired by Edmund Milne from Coomee Nullanga in 1903

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Edmund Milne collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Pigeon House Mountain, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1903
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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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Barwon River, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Edmund Milne collection
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Club from Vanuatu

Club from Vanuatu

Edmund Milne collection
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Vanuatu, Oceania
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Straight club

Straight club

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang from Coronga Peak, New South Wales, 1910

Boomerang from Coronga Peak, New South Wales, 1910

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Coronga Peak, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Paddle from Solomon Islands

Paddle from Solomon Islands

Edmund Milne collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Handpainted knife

Handpainted knife

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Knives
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Boomerang from Macleay River, New South Wales

Boomerang from Macleay River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Adze from Lachlan River area, New South Wales

Adze from Lachlan River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mulbrung Jack
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1931
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Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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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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Club made by Jack Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club made by Jack Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Shepherd
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1914
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Club from Suva, Fiji

Club from Suva, Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Fiji
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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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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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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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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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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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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Pointed metal knife blade hafted into a rounded knob of adhesive

Pointed metal knife blade hafted into a rounded knob of adhe...

Olive Pink collection
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Not provided
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1977
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Curved club

Curved club

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Keith Goddard collection
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Knives
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Not provided
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1948
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Ron Bell collection
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Paddle

Paddle

Edmund Milne collection
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Paddles
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Papua, Indonesia
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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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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Knives
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Mallets
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1931
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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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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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Bloomfield River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Boomerang from Macleay River, New South Wales, 1915

Boomerang from Macleay River, New South Wales, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dicky, King of Clyde Road

Aboriginal breastplate for Dicky, King of Clyde Road

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Batemans Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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1860
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Digging stick from Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, 1894

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Edmund Milne collection
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Digging sticks
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr Benson
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1894
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Shield, Yaamba Rockhampton area, Queensland

Shield, Yaamba Rockhampton area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Yaamba, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club used by Jimmy Clements, Lachlan River, New South Wales

Club used by Jimmy Clements, Lachlan River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Jimmy Clements
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Stone knife

Stone knife

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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