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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Model rifle

Model rifle

Papuan Official collection
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Models
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Shark.

Shark.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tarunga
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1969
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Try square

Try square

George O Crawford collection
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Try squares
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Wooden stamp

Wooden stamp

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Printing blocks
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Carpenter's cross-cut hand saw with a flat blade with tiny teeth and a wooden handle

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Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Saws
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Boomerang with a kangaroo and inscribed

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joe Timbery
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Woodworking brace

Woodworking brace

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Woodworking braces
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Suitcase covered with brown lacquered-hessian over molded composite wooden boards

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Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Suitcases
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Walter H. Eddison
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1913
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Spear with hafted stone head

Spear with hafted stone head

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Shield

Shield

Katherine Stow collection
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Shields
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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1982
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 26/11/1973 collection
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Spearthrowers
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Blyth River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pigmented shield

Pigmented shield

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Shields
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Henry J. Kripps
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1984
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Shield

Shield

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Shields
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Not provided
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1984
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Wooden board from a packing case for exported frozen rabbits, used by Wilkinson & Maher, Yelarbon, QLD

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Bert Wright collection
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Food packaging
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Yelarbon, Queensland, Australia
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Wilkinson & Maher
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1926
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Painting depicts Namarrkon, the Lightning Spirit and dancing mimi spirits by Jimmy Nakkurridjdjilmi Nganjmirra of Gunbalanya, 1970

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Jimmy N. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Numbat sculpture

Numbat sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngalpuntja
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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Clubs
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Hone

Hone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Hand tinted photograph of champion cow Woodleigh Gillian Blackberry

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Tinted photographs
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Woodleigh, Corowa, New South Wales, Australia
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Matching cased pair of French .50 calibre duelling pistols with accessories, used by Sir Thomas Mitchell in Sydney in 1851

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 2
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Duelling pistols
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France
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Acier
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1851
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Hooked boomerang attributed to South Australia, 1930's by collector

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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South Australia, Australia
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1930
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Shield

Shield

Igor Zorich collection
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Shields
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Wooden case for a series of lantern slides, titled Ned Kelly

Wooden case for a series of lantern slides, titled Ned Kelly

Christies Auction collection
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Cases
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Shields
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Ms Patricia Heath
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A straight shaped piece of dogwood with bark still attached

A straight shaped piece of dogwood with bark still attached

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Samples
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Janet Mathews collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Wooden box for Parsons' HOMEOPATHIC  Cocoa

Wooden box for Parsons' HOMEOPATHIC Cocoa

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Boxes
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Shield, Queensland

Shield, Queensland

Patricia Heath collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Arm splint

Arm splint

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Double Abbot buggy used around Boorowa in the 1870s

Double Abbot buggy used around Boorowa in the 1870s

Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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Horsedrawn vehicles
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Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia
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1840
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Wooden walking stick presented to Sir Robert Menzies by a friend

Wooden walking stick presented to Sir Robert Menzies by a fr...

RG Menzies collection
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Walking-sticks
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1958
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Clubs
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Upper Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Toy bow and arrows

Toy bow and arrows

Claire Smith collection
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Toys
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Small metal compression spring

Small metal compression spring

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Components
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Adze blade in wooden socket

Adze blade in wooden socket

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Containers
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Handmade willow clothes peg

Handmade willow clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs One-Eye Brown
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1950
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Sieve

Sieve

ET Fealy collection
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Sieves
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Carving of a fish

Carving of a fish

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Wood carvings
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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1975
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Wooden carved sculpture of a bird

Wooden carved sculpture of a bird

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Sculptures
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Black vasculum

Black vasculum

Dr Winifred Curtis collection
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Cases
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Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Winifred M. Curtis
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1939
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Paintbrushes
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Wooden scribe with a wooden shaft and wooden block attached at one end with steel

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George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Wooden fruit box from Shepparton Preserving Company (SPC)

Wooden fruit box from Shepparton Preserving Company (SPC)

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 3
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Boxes
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Shepparton Preserving Company
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1951
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Claw hammer

Claw hammer

John Docker collection
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Hammers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Portrait of Ann Deane, by Myra Felton, 1860s

Portrait of Ann Deane, by Myra Felton, 1860s

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Pastel drawings
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Myra Felton
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1860
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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J W. Lindo
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Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Post splitting wedge used by Rolfe Bridle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Wedges
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Wooden serviette ring set on a pewter stand which is shaped as a gum leaf

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Elizabeth Chess collection
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Serviette rings
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Western Australia, Australia
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1910
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Golf club

Golf club

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Golf clubs
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Dugong Hunt - Yirrkala, 1948

Dugong Hunt - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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