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String necklace

String necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Photograph of three Chinese children

Photograph of three Chinese children

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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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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T & M Sorby
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1920
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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A Cattle Station in Australia

A Cattle Station in Australia

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Les Robertson collection
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Boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Toy whip

Toy whip

Papuan Official collection
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Toys
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Four badges from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Show

Four badges from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Show

Colledge Family collection
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Badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1920
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Hat

Hat

Papuan Official collection
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Hats
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Head ornament

Head ornament

JW Lindo collection
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Headwear
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Kaparlgoo, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1935
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Man standing outside (appears to be K.A. Aumuller) wearing boots, gaiters over trousers, a white shirt and a dark tie.

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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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Woven plant fibre basket

Woven plant fibre basket

W Bateman collection
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Baskets
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Goulburn Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Adjustable taper nose pliers

Adjustable taper nose pliers

John Docker collection
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Pliers
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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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Mindrie Root sample

Mindrie Root sample

Stan Mitchell collection
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Botanical specimens
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Bench axe with a steel head branded

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John Docker collection
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Axes
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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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Rectangular metal match box container with text K.H.A. Hongkong, Nov. 1922

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Match containers
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Hong Kong
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1922
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Dance rattle

Dance rattle

Papuan Official collection
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Rattles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Enid Bowden collection
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Necklaces
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Headband

Headband

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Ornamental shoulder band

Ornamental shoulder band

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Split cane basket

Split cane basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Baskets
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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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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Hatchet made from a pebble with a bifacially ground edge

Hatchet made from a pebble with a bifacially ground edge

University of Sydney collection
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Hatchets
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Not provided
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1957
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Department of Education certificate issued to Lesley Robertson to certify that he passed composing theory examinations from 1921-1923

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Les Robertson collection
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1923
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Stone building with a pagoda style roof

Stone building with a pagoda style roof

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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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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Armband

Armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Les Robertson collection
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Technical manuals
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Inland Printer Co
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1920
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Painting depicts two rainbow snakes

Painting depicts two rainbow snakes

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fred D. Narraldol
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Chinese junks fishing - Scene from the deck of the 'Hanor' from Hong Kong on route to Harphong. 6-7-1917

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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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Coiled mat made from coloured leaves stripped from the 'pandanus' tree

Coiled mat made from coloured leaves stripped from the 'pand...

Claire Smith collection
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Mats
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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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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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Personal adornments
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1993
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Model spear

Model spear

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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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting barrk, male black wallaroo (Macropus bernardus), circa 1970

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Manmoyih, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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In the grounds attached to the lake inside of Younnufu City. July 1920

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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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Connections by Lennah Newson, 2002

Connections by Lennah Newson, 2002

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lennah Newson collection
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Baskets
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Tasmania, Australia
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Ms Lennah Newson
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2002
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Palm leaf basket

Palm leaf basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Baskets
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Topumorila
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1965
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Pair of earrings

Pair of earrings

Papuan Official collection
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Earrings
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr F R. Cawley
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1922
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'Maza Mawa (Wapiya) II' by Alick Tipoti, 2011

'Maza Mawa (Wapiya) II' by Alick Tipoti, 2011

Alick Tipoti collection no. 3
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Masks
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Alick Tipoti
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Pigmented, two-ply, fibre string, woven and wound into an armband

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Armbands
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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String bag made from the spun fibre of the

String bag made from the spun fibre of the "put-put" tree

Claire Smith collection
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Bags
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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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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Chisel

Chisel

George O Crawford collection
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Chisels
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Carpenter's pincers, branded

Carpenter's pincers, branded "9"

John Docker collection
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Carpenters pincers
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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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Adze

Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Fitzgerald
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1916
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Adze haft with socket

Adze haft with socket

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JD and JM Kelly collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1987
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Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

Cattle branding iron with the initials WR