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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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George Munkari
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1975
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Club

Club

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Clubs
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Jack plane made by Anton Wurzer

Jack plane made by Anton Wurzer

Wurzer Woodworking collection
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Planes
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Josef Wurzer
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Adze

Adze

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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The opening of a new shop by one of our dealers. Note the flag decorations Kalgan 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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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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Model wooden club

Model wooden club

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Letters
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Wooden staff

Wooden staff

Papuan Official collection
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Walking-sticks
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Lorna Huxtable collection
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Copper sticks
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Louise E. Barrenger
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1882
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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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Adze

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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Club

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Patricia Heath collection
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Clubs
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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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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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor H Davies collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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One dollar coins
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Old Man's Dreaming, made and painted by Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra, 1975

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Goodmans collection
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Boomerangs
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra
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1970
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Sculpture

Sculpture

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1965
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Shield

Shield

Katherine Stow collection
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Shields
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View of the Harbour from one of the roads on the Peak. Hong Kong 17.6.1921

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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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Clubs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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BAT staff, Mukden Office

BAT staff, Mukden Office

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Mukden, Liaoning, China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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1949
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Part view of a bridge built of stone at Anhar near Amoy

Part view of a bridge built of stone at Anhar near Amoy

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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Blue woollen cricket blazer worn by New South Wales cricketer Bill O'Reilly

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Swan Richards collection
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Blazers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1927
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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'Yingapungapu'

'Yingapungapu'

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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Bumiti 2 Dhamarrandji
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1985
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Ornate brass table lamp with four bayonet light globe fittings and four candle holders

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Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Table lamps
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Bale hook used by Dutch immigrant dockside worker Harry Duyker, 1950-1960s

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 1
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Hooks
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Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Herman '. Duyker
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1954
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Negative holder Double dark

Negative holder Double dark

Turner Family collection
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Film holders
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Muriel McPhee's hatbox

Muriel McPhee's hatbox

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Hatboxes
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her hu...

Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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The Last of England's Infamous Felon Fleet The Convict Ship

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Jay Kruizenga collection
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Pamphlets
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United States of America
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Convict Ship 'Success' Touring Museum
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1924
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Radius gauge

Radius gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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'Improved' clothes peg invented by Florence McCarthy Clerke in Melbourne in 1925

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Pioneer Women's Hut collection
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Clothes pegs
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Middle Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Florence M. Clerke
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1925
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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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1915
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Incised Wandjina figure

Incised Wandjina figure

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Neta
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1979
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Wooden container made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1910

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Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1915
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Slouch hat from Light Horse uniform

Slouch hat from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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1913
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Spirit level

Spirit level

John Docker collection
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Spirit levels
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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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Wooden sculpture of a goanna

Wooden sculpture of a goanna

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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George Munkari
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1975
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Wooden dolly peg

Wooden dolly peg

Liz Bollingmoore collection
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Dolly pegs
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Liz Bollingmoore
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Wool specimens in a glass topped wooden box

Wool specimens in a glass topped wooden box

Springfield Wool Samples collection
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Wool specimens
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Adze

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Adzes
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Glenelg River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Club

Club

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Club

Club

Florence Gaby collection
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Clubs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Carved shark

Carved shark

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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Owner's handbook for the Daimler 'Twenty-seven' and 'Straight Eight'