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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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Cylindrical stone-bladed wooden knife

Cylindrical stone-bladed wooden knife

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Knives
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Not provided
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1969
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Hafted stone blade

Hafted stone blade

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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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

J Dymock collection
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Nicholson River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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Not provided
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1934
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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Kaaren Sephton 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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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

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Not provided
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1934
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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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Knife

Knife

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell 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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Stone knife

Stone knife

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Untitled painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT

Untitled painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Gentian
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1974
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Stone knife

Stone knife

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

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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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

Stone knife

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Ron Bell collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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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 and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from the story 'The Legend of the Birds' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 59

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Gentian
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1974
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Kangaroo shoulder bone knife

Kangaroo shoulder bone knife

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Lower grinding stone

Lower grinding stone

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Lower grinding stones
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1968
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Freshwater.

Freshwater.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lofti
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1968
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell 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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Emu & Snake, painted on a tea chest lid by Johnny Bamagal.

Emu & Snake, painted on a tea chest lid by Johnny Bamagal.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Bamagal
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1968
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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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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Plastic bead necklace

Plastic bead necklace

Claire Smith collection
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Larissa Lee
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1992
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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 and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell 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 from Cloncurry, 1908

Stone knife from Cloncurry, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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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

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from the story 'The Legend of the Birds' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 61

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Gentian
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1974
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Edmund Milne collection
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