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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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Violin made by Joseph Miers, 1904

Violin made by Joseph Miers, 1904

Raymond Holliday collection
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Violins
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Joseph Miers
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1904
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Glass plate negative - Expedition outfit, Victoria River area, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Irrigating on the Youmanfu Plains, Apl 1920

Irrigating on the Youmanfu Plains, Apl 1920

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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Spur strap

Spur strap

Colledge Family collection
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Footwear accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Cricket ball with two labels, inscribed, 'Inter-State Cricket, South Australian Collapse, All out for 90, Victoria win by 268' and 'Second Innings scoreboard of South Australia', 1923

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Nanette Ward collection
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Cricket balls
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Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1922
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Adze haft

Adze haft

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Toy potato masher

Toy potato masher

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Kitchen toys
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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Silver snuff box from the '...Emigrants of THE LADY ANN TO Capt. Wm. Maxton, Octr. 1854'

Silver snuff box from the '...Emigrants of THE LADY ANN TO C...

Gwen Coppard collection
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Snuff boxes
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Taylor & Perry
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1839
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Pigmented long narrow mesh bag made from two-ply fibre string

Pigmented long narrow mesh bag made from two-ply fibre strin...

Dr William Warner collection
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Bags
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Head ornaments
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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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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Spell oh! At a country Inn for Tiffen

Spell oh! At a country Inn for Tiffen

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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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Glass washboard

Glass washboard

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Washboards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Birds Eye View of Wuchow Apl 1917 showing both West and Fu Rivers

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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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Merit certificate awarded to Norma Thompson from Brighton Technical Girls School, 1927

Merit certificate awarded to Norma Thompson from Brighton Te...

Thompson Family collection
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Certificates
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Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1927
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Photograph of cricketers E.R. Mayne and Frank O'Keeffe on board

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1922
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Mauve leather right shoe, with a baby Louis heel and a narrow pointed toe

Mauve leather right shoe, with a baby Louis heel and a narro...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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