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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Kaaren Sephton collection
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Knives
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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Knife with a wide blade with broken point

Knife with a wide blade with broken point

Thompson Family collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hooked blade brush knife

Hooked blade brush knife

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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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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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hafted stone blade

Hafted stone blade

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and si...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Not provided
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1985
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Cylindrical stone-bladed wooden knife

Cylindrical stone-bladed wooden knife

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Not provided
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1969
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knife with bullock horn handle

Knife with bullock horn handle

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Flaked glass blade hafted in wooden handle

Flaked glass blade hafted in wooden handle

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Froe or side knife

Froe or side knife

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Sheffield, England
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Robert F Mosley Ltd
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1988
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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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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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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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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Stone knife

Stone knife

Edmund Milne collection
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Glass bifacial point sharpened and worked to form knife-like tool with jagged edged sides, in wooden sheath

Glass bifacial point sharpened and worked to form knife-like...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Handpainted knife

Handpainted knife

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Kaaren Sephton collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Ron Bell collection
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Keith Goddard collection
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Not provided
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1948
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Shell knife

Shell knife

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Stainless steel knife

Stainless steel knife

Marion Flanigan collection
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Stone hafted knife blade

Stone hafted knife blade

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Lew Parlette collection no. 1
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lew Parlette
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1972
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Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

L and T Hackney collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Keith Goddard collection
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Not provided
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1948
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Stone knife

Stone knife

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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North-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Shell knives

Shell knives

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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World War One swag

World War One swag

Gidleigh collection
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Bedding
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1917
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Metal knife with bone handle

Metal knife with bone handle

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sheffield, England
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stone knife from Cloncurry, 1908

Stone knife from Cloncurry, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1908
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Jack Giuliano collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Enid Bowden collection
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Metal knife with bone handle

Metal knife with bone handle

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sheffield, England
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Knife blade

Knife blade

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knife

Knife

ET Fealy collection
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Dough knife with a metal blade and a wooden handle

Dough knife with a metal blade and a wooden handle

ET Fealy collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Cowarie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shell knife

Shell knife

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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