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Weapon - Boomerang - returning

Weapon - Boomerang - returning

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Kyogle, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Nagas
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1978
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Weapon - Boomerang - hunting

Weapon - Boomerang - hunting

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang, broken, made by Donald Turner, Lake Tyers, 1937

Boomerang, broken, made by Donald Turner, Lake Tyers, 1937

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Donald Turner
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1937
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1916
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Boomerang painted with bird in centre and echidnas on arms

Boomerang painted with bird in centre and echidnas on arms

Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Incised boomerang featuring star and crescent motifs in centre of anterior, from Cherbourg

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Water Dreaming

Water Dreaming

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Boomerangs
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Roma, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Lorraine Lockhart
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Boomerang with incised image of a fish, made by Lin Onus

Boomerang with incised image of a fish, made by Lin Onus

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lin Onus
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Boomerang decorated with animals and a ship, attributed to Lake Tyers

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Harold Hayes
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang 'Alice Springs', attribted to Bill Onus

Boomerang 'Alice Springs', attribted to Bill Onus

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Bill Onus
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang with pictures of three emus, made by Bill Onus

Boomerang with pictures of three emus, made by Bill Onus

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Boomerangs
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Not provided
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1985
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Boomerang from Coopers Creek, central Queensland

Boomerang from Coopers Creek, central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Australia
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Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Australia
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Boomerang, Central Australia, Northern Territory

Boomerang, Central Australia, Northern Territory

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - decorated with bee and bird motifs

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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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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Boomerang decorated with the Australian Coat of Arms, inscribed 'Lindsay Gordon Mobourne', 'Lake Tyers, 1940'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Lindsay G. Molbourne
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1940
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang made from light coloured timber, made by Sam Kirby, Swan Hill

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia
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Sam Kirby
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Boomerang

Boomerang

L and T Hackney collection
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Boomerangs
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Victoria, mid 19th century

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Victoria, Australia
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1800
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales, 1918

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Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Boney
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1918
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang with painted picture of a kangaroo, attributed to Lin Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lin Onus
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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Boomerangs
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North-western New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Boomerang decorated with a kangaroo, a koala and an emu, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bob Timbery
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Ripple Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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