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Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Boobarrego

Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Boobarrego

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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

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Maharatta, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

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Lower grinding stones
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

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Aboriginal breastplate for Charley York, Chief of Bullangamang

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Bullangamang, New South Wales, Australia
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Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

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Boomerangs
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Herberton, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Retouched flake [stone implement]

Retouched flake [stone implement]

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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Weapon - Tasmanian Aboriginal club - wooden

Weapon - Tasmanian Aboriginal club - wooden

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Tasmania, Australia
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Duedolgong Tribe, Argyle'

Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Dued...

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Argyle, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Kelly, King of Broadwater

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Kelly, King of Broadwater

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Broadwater, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for U Robert, King of Big Leather and Big River Tribes

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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1918
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

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Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

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Merigal, New South Wales, Australia
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1850
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

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Edge-ground axe heads (stone)
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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Blacks

Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Bl...

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Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia
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1910
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

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Lower grinding stones
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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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H C. Jervis
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy, King of Bolara Maneroo

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy, King of Bolara Maneroo

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Bolara, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

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Edge-ground axe heads (stone)
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Nangerybone, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Twemlow
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1877
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

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Nelligen, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Adze

Adze

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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mulbrung Jack
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1931
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Boab nut incised with designs of animals

Boab nut incised with designs of animals

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Nut carvings
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Spear

Spear

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Spears
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Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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Message stick

Message stick

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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Budd Billy II
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

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Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

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Merricumbene, New South Wales, Australia
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Timothy
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1835
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Club, collected from Jimmy Clements aka Yangar aka Nangar

Club, collected from Jimmy Clements aka Yangar aka Nangar

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Clubs
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Jimmy Clements
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Woven semi-circular basket

Woven semi-circular basket

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Baskets
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Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jack the Traveller, King of Bendora Bellevue Jembicumbane

Aboriginal breastplate for Jack the Traveller, King of Bendo...

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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for Mr Briney of Pialliway

Aboriginal breastplate for Mr Briney of Pialliway

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Pialawa, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for Coomee, Last of Her Tribe, Murramarang

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New South Wales, Australia
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Coomee
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1909
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

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Spearheads
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Incised wooden shield

Incised wooden shield

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Shields
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1898
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Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

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Petraman
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Not provided
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1931
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Queensland spear 1

Queensland spear 1

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Spears
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Aboriginal breastplate for Sawyer, King of Wickham Hill

Aboriginal breastplate for Sawyer, King of Wickham Hill

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Wickham Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Queensland spear 2

Queensland spear 2

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Aboriginal breastplate for Dicky, King of Clyde Road

Aboriginal breastplate for Dicky, King of Clyde Road

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Batemans Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for Peter, King of Tchanning

Aboriginal breastplate for Peter, King of Tchanning

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Tchanning, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Retouched blade [stone implement]

Retouched blade [stone implement]

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Retouched flakes
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

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Spearheads
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

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Snowy River, New South Wales, Australia
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Bottom grinding stone/anvil [stone implement]

E Milne collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

E Milne collection
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Edge-ground axe heads (stone)
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Boxers Creek, New South Wales, Australia
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Top grinding stone/hammer/anvil [stone implement]

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Percussion and abrading stones
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Tarago, New South Wales, Australia
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Spear

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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Bottom grinding stone/anvil [stone implement]

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Percussion and abrading stones
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

E Milne collection
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Edge-ground axe heads (stone)
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Murramarang, New South Wales, Australia
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Unifacially flaked pebble tool [stone implement]

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Murramarang, New South Wales, Australia
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

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Hammerstones
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Murramarang, New South Wales, Australia
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

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Edge-ground axe heads (stone)
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Snowy River, New South Wales, Australia
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