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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Glass plate negative - Sub-manager's children, Cadelga station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Bone implement

Bone implement

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Stone hatchet head, bifacially edge-ground, and hafted in bent wood handle

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Spearhead

Weapon - Spearhead

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearheads
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Base of firestick

Base of firestick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Firedrill

Firedrill

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Digging sticks
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Glass plate negative - Mother and child, Sunday Island, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Film negative - The expedition camp, Oodnadatta, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negative - Grass covered shelter, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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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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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negative - Houses, Killalpaninna, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Base of Ayers Rock Northern Territory, showing effect of aoelian erosion, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Glass plate negative - Rock engraving of human form, Port Hedland, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1912
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1974
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Glass plate negative - Distributing sweets to school children at Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Spear

Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Expedition buggy on bed of Todd River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bone tool

Bone tool

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Triangular apron made of a length of melaleuca bark folded in half from Melville or Bathurst Island

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Charles Hart collection
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Aprons
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Southern South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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1974
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Alberga River, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Wooden decorated carving of a snake by Nangunyarri I

Wooden decorated carving of a snake by Nangunyarri I

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nongunyarri No 1
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1974
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negative - Members of vice-regal party standing around three Dort cars, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Central Australia, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Katherine River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Weapon - Spear

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

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Decorated barbed spear from Bathurst Island

Decorated barbed spear from Bathurst Island

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Heavitree Gap, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Hank of plant fibre string made from the fibre of Psoralea patens

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Film negative - Typical porcupine grass country on Northern Territory boundary, Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Film negative - To keep flies away an old man fans himself with a immejet (fan), Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Alligator River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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