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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Boomerangs
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Sample - Plant

Sample - Plant

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Botanical specimens
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Captain Charles Sturt
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1874
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Desert, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Ceremonial boomerang made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock area, New South Wales, 1910

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Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1910
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Parramatta as it was 100 years ago

Parramatta as it was 100 years ago

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Cyrus E. Fuller
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1888
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Igor Zorich collection
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Boomerangs
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South-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Hotel Australia

Photographic postcard of Sydney Harbour from Hotel Australia

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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Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Marion Green collection
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Dispatch boxes
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1856
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Boomerang decorated with pokerwork foliage designs, three birds, kangaroo, emu and possum, La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang with painted picture of a kangaroo, attributed to Lin Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lin Onus
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Incised boomerang featuring star and crescent motifs in centre of anterior, 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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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Australia
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Boomerang, inscribed 'Greetings from Australia' and  'Joe Mulga', 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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Joe Timbery Snr.
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1932
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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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1917
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Boomerang, broken, made by Donald Turner, Lake Tyers, 1937

Boomerang, broken, made by Donald Turner, Lake Tyers, 1937

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Donald Turner
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1937
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang, attributed to Coranderrk

Boomerang, attributed to Coranderrk

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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John Cumming, by Montagu Scott of Sydney

John Cumming, by Montagu Scott of Sydney

Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Montagu Scott
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1870
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Incised boomerang with central motif of man with horse on anterior, 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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Boomerang

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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Boomerangs
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Port Hedland, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Boomerangs
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North-western New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang with incised image of a goanna, attributed to Lin Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lin Onus
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Painted boomerang featuring red waratahs and 'Jenolan Caves' in pokerwork

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Jenolan Caves, Oberon, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Club

Club

Katherine Stow collection
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Clubs
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Narran River, New South Wales, Australia
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Peter Hippi
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1879
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 14 May 1874

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1874
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Space beneath trap door from gallows, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart 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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1964
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1986
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Dark timber boomerang decorated on anterior with five sections of pokerwork, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1840
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Hooked Boomerang

Hooked Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Ron Bell collection
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Boomerangs
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Chilla Well, Northern Territory, Australia
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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

Phillip Porta collection
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Saw-setting tools
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Painted boomerang with text and man with spears motif in centre, 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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Boomerang from Paroo River, New South Wales,  before 1895

Boomerang from Paroo River, New South Wales, before 1895

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Paroo River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.6

Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.6

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas Watling
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1804
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Janet Mathews collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1966
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang from Macquarie River, New South Wales, 1911

Boomerang from Macquarie River, New South Wales, 1911

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