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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Pair of ladies cream satin shoes with a ruched decorative bow on front, a baby Louis heel and a rounded toe

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1860
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales

Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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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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Club

Club

Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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Clubs
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North-Eastern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Club

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Not provided
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1984
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Kaaren Sephton collection
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Knives
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Club

Club

Charles Hart collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go 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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JC Le Souef collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Shields
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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The Graeme Supreme 300A overhead multiplier fishing reel and a screwdriver in a red box

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Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing equipment
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bennett Engineering Company
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1945
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Toy boomerang made from paddle pop sticks

Toy boomerang made from paddle pop sticks

Claire Smith collection
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Toys
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mortise gauge

Mortise gauge

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking gauges
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkunanya
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1954
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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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Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected around Port Phillip Bay, 1859 -1882

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Port Phillip seaweed album collection
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Botanical specimens
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Morrison
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1851
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Handmade awl with a turned wooden handle

Handmade awl with a turned wooden handle

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Awls
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Mayahara
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1954
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Screen printing stencil with design for Alice Springs Beanie Festival 2004, drawn by Ernabella artists

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Printing equipment
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ernabella Arts Inc
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2004
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Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Litja
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1954
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Les Robertson collection
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Luggage
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Aboriginal kelp water carrier, made by Vicki West

Aboriginal kelp water carrier, made by Vicki West

Jabal Centre collection
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Water containers
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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1996
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Hatchet with a flaked stone head in bent wood

Hatchet with a flaked stone head in bent wood

William Ewart Williams collection
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Hatchets
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Muttama, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1938
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White thread cotton reel

White thread cotton reel

Gwenda Lenon collection
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Cotton reels
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Gascoyne, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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1923
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Wooden spring peg

Wooden spring peg

Liz Bollingmoore collection
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Clothes pegs
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Liz Bollingmoore
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Woven split cane bicornual [bicornuate] basket made in the Cairns district

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Masonic - Stand for Presentation plate

Masonic - Stand for Presentation plate

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Stands
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1979
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

University of Sydney collection
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Boomerangs
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Child's drawing by Ian, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Ian, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ian
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1954
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Bowls
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Wooden tapstick with rounded tapered ends

Wooden tapstick with rounded tapered ends

University of Sydney collection
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Clapsticks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Child's drawing by Nyankulya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Nyankulya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyankulya
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1954
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Fish scoop

Fish scoop

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Fish traps
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Containers
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Message stick

Message stick

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1985
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Fleet toy train rolling stock construction kit in box with assembled example

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Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy models
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The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

The Custom House, Sydney, 1 May 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Scoop or digging stick

Scoop or digging stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Digging sticks
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Club from lower Darling River region, New South Wales

Club from lower Darling River region, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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