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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Story of the Women's Camp and the Origin of Damper

Story of the Women's Camp and the Origin of Damper

Yanyatjarri Tjakamarra collection no. 1
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Acrylic paintings
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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1973
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Carved wooden shield by Kabol of Sangapi, Bismark Schrader Ranges

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Ken and Amirah Inglis collection
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Shields
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Firestick

Firestick

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Firesticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1974
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Boomerang with red and white pigment

Boomerang with red and white pigment

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Wooden club

Wooden club

JC Le Souef collection
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Clubs
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Small wooden carving of 'Tambaran' figure

Small wooden carving of 'Tambaran' figure

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Wood carvings
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1965
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Club

Club

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Ray Maple
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1968
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Black cord lanyard

Black cord lanyard

Colledge Family collection
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Uniform accessories
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Royal Australian Navy sword

Royal Australian Navy sword

Gallaway-Gore collection
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Swords
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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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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Six slice toast rack

Six slice toast rack

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Toast racks
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Sheffield, England
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Walker & Hall
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1927
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Ataromatawa fish spirit fish float

Ataromatawa fish spirit fish float

Geoff Dennis collection
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Fish floats
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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearthrowers
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Notice of Anthony Stradivari The Celebrated Violin-Maker

Notice of Anthony Stradivari The Celebrated Violin-Maker

Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1919
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Put this hospital on the map

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Pamphlets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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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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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Bark painting 'Mimi and Namorodo Spirits' by Dick Nguleingulei Murrumurru, Gunbalanya

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Dick N. Murrumurru
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Fireman's axe

Fireman's axe

Geoff Gray collection
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Axes
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Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Military buttons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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K C Luke Pty Ltd
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1914
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Portable folding bookmaker's board, which was used by Ted Eastman in Melbourne

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Ian Charles Tongue collection
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Gambling equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Ted Eastman
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1930
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Club from Suva, Fiji

Club from Suva, Fiji

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Fiji
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Iron Ore Mining as a Source of Ochre Pigments by John Wolseley, 1995

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Judith and Ron Behan collection no. 2
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Paintings
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John Wolseley
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Child's drawing by Peter, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Peter, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Peter
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1954
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Stringybark wood shavings

Stringybark wood shavings

Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Samples
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Amagula
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1992
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Firedrill sheath

Firedrill sheath

Dr La Mont West collection
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Firesticks
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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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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Adze

Adze

Brian Hayden collection
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Adzes
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Brian Hayden
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1972
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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1985
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Wooden, concave container

Wooden, concave container

Herbert Keys collection
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Containers
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Mount Ebenezer, Northern Territory, Australia
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1987
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Painting depicts six fish surrounded by lines of palm trees and rocks

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack Maranguida
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1969
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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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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Carved wooden dugong sculpture, cross hatched, incised and pigmented design on body overall

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Herbert Keys collection
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1961
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Watercolour painting of arid landscape, Richard Moketarinja, 1975

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Richard Moketarinja
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1975
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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 The Two Men, Nabira-mira

The Two Men, Nabira-mira

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Painting has 3-pronged appearance with central oval shape design

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Black Joe Wombadiemeri
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1965
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Arrow made of bamboo and wood

Arrow made of bamboo and wood

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Archery equipment
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1992
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Tool

Tool

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Surface finishing tools
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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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1934
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Club

Club

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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The burning of opium at Kalgan 16.6.1914

The burning of opium at Kalgan 16.6.1914

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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Rectangular wooden ornamental carving

Rectangular wooden ornamental carving

Odette O'Neill collection
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Wood carvings
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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'Houses', 'Name' and 'Jonathan'

'Houses', 'Name' and 'Jonathan'

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Jonathan
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1954
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Alexander L. Blyth
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1915
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Jesse Hammond collection
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Spearheads
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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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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Black wooden walking stick

Black wooden walking stick

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Walking-sticks
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