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Incised wooden broad shield

Incised wooden broad shield

South Eastern Australian Shields and Club collection
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Shields
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Elliptical ornament featuring a section of shell, from Cooktown, Queensland

Elliptical ornament featuring a section of shell, from Cookt...

Edmund Milne collection
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Ornaments
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Shields
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Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Retouched blade [stone implement]

Retouched blade [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 with etched design, from central Western Australia

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

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Shields
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Shield

Shield

Igor Zorich collection
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Shields
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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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

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerang from Paroo River, New South Wales,  before 1895

Boomerang from Paroo River, New South Wales, before 1895

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Paroo River, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Boomerang from northern New South Wales

Boomerang from northern New South Wales

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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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Breast plate

Breast plate

Edmund Milne collection
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Ornaments
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Papua, Indonesia
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Shield, Lower Murray River area, South Australia

Shield, Lower Murray River area, South Australia

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shields
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Shield

Shield

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Shields
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Not provided
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1985
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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1931
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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Shields
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Burketown, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Edmund Milne collection
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1918
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Boomerang from Coopers Creek, central Queensland

Boomerang from Coopers Creek, 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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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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1911
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Shield

Shield

Herbert Keys collection
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Kununurra, Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1987
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Club from Solomon Islands

Club from Solomon Islands

Edmund Milne collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Adze

Adze

Edmund Milne collection
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1931
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Woven fibre basket from Wenlock River area, Queensland

Woven fibre basket from Wenlock River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Baskets
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Wenlock River, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Shield - made by Claude, George and Malcolm Wilson - Mitchell River, QLD

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Claude Wilson
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1927
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Incised shield with white pigment decoration

Incised shield with white pigment decoration

Stan Mitchell collection
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1963
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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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Shield

Shield

Igor Zorich collection
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Retouched flake [stone implement]

Retouched flake [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Club from central Western Australia

Club from central Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Parrying shield made by Willie Dawson, 2014

Parrying shield made by Willie Dawson, 2014

Willie Dawson collection
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Shields
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Whyalla, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Willie Dawson
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2014
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Bogan pick [stone implement]

Bogan pick [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Hobbys Yards, New South Wales, Australia
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Parrying shield, Murray River area, Victoria, 1902

Parrying shield, Murray River area, Victoria, 1902

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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1902
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Club from Suva, Fiji

Club from Suva, Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Fiji
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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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Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Herberton, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Carved wooden shield by Kabol of Sangapi, Bismark Schrader Ranges

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Ken and Amirah Inglis collection
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Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

Club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Boab nut incised with designs of animals from Western Australia

Boab nut incised with designs of animals from Western Austra...

Edmund Milne collection
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Nut carvings
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Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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Ground edge hatchet head associated with Bundaburra Jack, Forbes NSW, 1909

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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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Shield, by Reggie Jackson, Jamieson Range, Western Australia

Shield, by Reggie Jackson, Jamieson Range, Western Australia

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Shields
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Reggie Jackson
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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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Club from Samoa

Club from Samoa

Edmund Milne collection
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Samoa
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Shield, Lower Murray River area, South Australia

Shield, Lower Murray River area, South Australia

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Shields
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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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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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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Not provided
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1931
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Shield

Shield

I Steer and Co collection
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1974
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Partly finished club

Partly finished club

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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Spearthrower from Western Australia

Spearthrower from Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Three-sided shield with pokerwork kangaroo, emu and foliage designs in  style of La Perouse.

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Shields
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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