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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Roebuck Bay, Western Australia, Australia
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Roller skates

Roller skates

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Roller-skates
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Putting on a load - the average animal will carry up to 200lbs up and down hill, day after day. 1919

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Thirteen metal castors of various sizes in an ammunition box

Thirteen metal castors of various sizes in an ammunition box

E Burke and M Everitt collection
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Castors
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'Yingapungapu' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1974,

'Yingapungapu' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1974,

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1974
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Dentistry equipment box

Dentistry equipment box

Christine Marshall Cox collection
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Medical cases
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Lancelot Marshall
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Fabric covered toy box and removable tray

Fabric covered toy box and removable tray

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy boxes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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Boomerang decorated with colour pictures of animals, stylistically attributed to Lake Tyers, Victoria

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Cricket bat presented to Victor Trumper by W. G. Grace in 1899

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Victor Trumper collection
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Cricket bats
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London, England
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Stuart Surridge and Co Ltd
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1889
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang featuring three kookaburras on a branch and other animals by Albert Perrett, La Perouse, Sydney

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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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Albert H. Perrett
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1941
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Boomerang, inscribed 'J Rose Purnum Post Office Framlingham Settlement'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Framlingham, Victoria, Australia
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Scraper for baking

Scraper for baking

ET Fealy collection
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Scrapers
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Nose ornament

Nose ornament

Darrell Lewis collection no. 1
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Personal adornments
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Rosewood Station, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Paintbrushes
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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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Photographic postcard of Middle Harbour, NSW

Photographic postcard of Middle Harbour, 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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Weapon - Boomerang - returning

Weapon - Boomerang - returning

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1914
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Carved wooden sculpture of a human figure with a conical base

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Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Baluka Maymuru
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1984
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Carved timber whip handle with clenched fist base and profile portraits in centre

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Whip handles
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Burl used to hold ochre

Burl used to hold ochre

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Containers
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Bark painting outlined in white with black dots, divided into three panels by two horizontal lines of yellow and white with black dots

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Long Peter, Parapriti
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1965
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Woodblock pair - used for 'Buwakul' print, 2015

Woodblock pair - used for 'Buwakul' print, 2015

Mulkun Wirrpanda woodblock collection
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Printing blocks
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2015
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Booklet titled 'Official Rules of Hockey', used by Rose Little

Booklet titled 'Official Rules of Hockey', used by Rose Litt...

Rose Hooke collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hartleys Sports Stores
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1915
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Club

Club

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Clubs
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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

Boomerang

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Boomerangs
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Djara - Double sided hooked spear

Djara - Double sided hooked spear

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearheads
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Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alan Ngainbak
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Maudie Tipupaju
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1965
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite), 1913 - insect and dingo motifs

Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite), 1913 - insect a...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1913
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A section of the Great Wall which is at the top of Nankow Pass Feb 1915

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Barnett & Jaffe Baja photographic slide case set

Barnett & Jaffe Baja photographic slide case set

Thompson Family collection
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Cases
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Possum by Maymirri 2

Possum by Maymirri 2

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maymirrirr Maymuru
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1985
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Woodwork plane

Woodwork plane

Ron Bell collection
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Planes
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Spearthrowers
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1965
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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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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Child's toy banksia pipe

Child's toy banksia pipe

Patsy Cameron collection no. 2
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Toys
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Rocky Cape, Tasmania, Australia
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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1992
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Newspaper clippings of articles and cartoons related to prickly pear and cactoblastis moth

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Dr John Mann collection
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Newspaper clippings
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1926
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Hand made hardwood bush stool, with apron on four sides

Hand made hardwood bush stool, with apron on four sides

Bothwell Museum collection
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Stools
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Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1900
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Carpenter's pincers, branded

Carpenter's pincers, branded "9"

John Docker collection
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Carpenters pincers
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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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Incised boomerang featuring figures dancing or fighting on anterior, family group and tent on posterior, from Cherbourg

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Richard Davis
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1905
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Shield, desert area of Western Australia, 1915

Shield, desert area of Western Australia, 1915

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Western Australia, Australia
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1915
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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1934

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1934

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1930
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Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Claremont, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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Camera tripod with telescopic legs

Camera tripod with telescopic legs

Harold Stevens collection
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Camera tripods
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Rochester, New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1911
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Rene Shevill

Rene Shevill

Amy Hudson collection
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Photographs
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Rene Shevill
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1930
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Patricia Heath collection
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Didjeridus
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North-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Feb 13-18, 1925, Hobbs Stumped Oldfield, Bowled Ryder 66

Feb 13-18, 1925, Hobbs Stumped Oldfield, Bowled Ryder 66

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William 'Bert' A. Oldfield
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1925
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1946
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Nilsen 30-amp single pole knife switch

Nilsen 30-amp single pole knife switch

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Switches
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearthrowers
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