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Bark painting depicting yams, decorated with dots, in centre with six birds

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1967
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Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, 1895

Spearthrower from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, 1895

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1895
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Wooden Club

Wooden Club

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Kang'khan Brothers story

Kang'khan Brothers story

Joe Ngallametta collection
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Paintings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Joe Ngallametta
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2004
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Island Bay - one of the resorts on the Island for launch parties. 2.7.1922

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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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Stirrup

Stirrup

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Stirrups
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Yacca walking-stick

Yacca walking-stick

C Warren Bonython collection
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Walking-sticks
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South Australia, Australia
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Charles W. Bonython
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1947
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Two goanna sculptures

Two goanna sculptures

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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1992
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Tablemat made from a square bright green painted wooden board

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Thompson Family collection
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Tablemats
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Improvised wooden coat hanger

Improvised wooden coat hanger

Bothwell Museum collection
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Coat-hangers
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Forked wooden club

Forked wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Clubs
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Name board from the P S Enterprise

Name board from the P S Enterprise

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Signs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cricket Carnival West Australia V Victoria - Souvenir programme

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Nanette Ward collection
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Programs
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bryans Ltd
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1922
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Box for 'Lister' Sheep-Shearing combs used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Storage boxes
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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R A Lister and Company Limited
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1910
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Financial document from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1922

Financial document from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1922

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Financial records
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1922
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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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Spindle - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

Spindle - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Spindles
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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Weapon - Spearhead

Weapon - Spearhead

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearheads
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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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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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Bark painting 'Mythical Figure' by by Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi, Gunbalanya, 1974

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi
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1974
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Brown music stick with pointed ends

Brown music stick with pointed ends

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Clapsticks
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O Gauge House model train locomotive and tender

O Gauge House model train locomotive and tender

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy trains
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Framed painting of Clydesdale 'Liston Duke'

Framed painting of Clydesdale 'Liston Duke'

Robert Marsh collection
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Artworks
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Bark painting 'Ngaldjorlboh of the

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1974
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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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O Gauge House model train set comprising NSW 36 Class locomotive and SA bogie flat wagon

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Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy trains
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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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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nora
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1982
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Mashing hair in the River Kalgan 14.3.1914

Mashing hair in the River Kalgan 14.3.1914

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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Toy egg beater

Toy egg beater

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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The Gwalior Plains

The Gwalior Plains

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1840
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a kangaroo playing the didjeridu

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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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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Griddle Iron

Griddle Iron

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cooking equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Paintbrushes
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Miapunu ga guya (Turtle & Fish  Painting) 1 of 3.

Miapunu ga guya (Turtle & Fish Painting) 1 of 3.

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Galuru, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nyapilingu Dhamarrandji
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1985
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Home-made rectanglular painted plywood drinks tray used at 'Pretty Point' homestead via Delegate, NSW

Home-made rectanglular painted plywood drinks tray used at '...

Judy Hirst collection no. 2
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Trays
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Delegate, New South Wales, Australia
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1950
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Sculpture - bird's foot

Sculpture - bird's foot

Herbert Keys collection
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Wood carvings
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Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Sipau Audi Gibuma Headdress collection
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Headdresses
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Boigu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sipau Audi Gibuma
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1990
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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Containers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Flaked stone implement collected at Plympton SA

Flaked stone implement collected at Plympton SA

JW Lindo collection
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Clubs
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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British Mitchell carrier aeroplane headdress

British Mitchell carrier aeroplane headdress

Solomon and Josephine Ahmat collection
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Headdresses
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Torres Strait, ,
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Mr Solomon Ahmat
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1923
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Poisoned snake sculpture

Poisoned snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Shield with pokerwork boomerang, kangaroo, emu, bird and tree motifs, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Shield with pokerwork boomerang, kangaroo, emu, bird and tre...

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

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Row of padded cinema seats

Row of padded cinema seats

Lisa Milner collection
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Seats
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Bowraville, New South Wales, Australia
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngalpuntja
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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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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Containers
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngalpuntja
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Boomerang from Lake Eyre, South Australia

Boomerang from Lake Eyre, South Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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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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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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Large square, arch and round windows from Play School

Large square, arch and round windows from Play School

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) - Play School collection ...
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Windows
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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