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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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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

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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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

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Herbert Keys collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Enid Bowden 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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Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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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

Stan Mitchell 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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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Knives
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Not provided
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1985
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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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1900
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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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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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Federation souvenir teaspoon

Federation souvenir teaspoon

George and Sylvia Milne collection
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Commemorative teaspoons
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Sheffield, England
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1899
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Retractable metal tape measure used by James Pitkeathly

Retractable metal tape measure used by James Pitkeathly

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Tape measures
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Sheffield, England
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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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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Kaaren Sephton collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

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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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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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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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Timber marking gauge

Timber marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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Sheffield, England
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William Marples & Son
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1920
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Taap knife

Taap knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Stone knife

Stone knife

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Cowarie, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Pigmented knife made from an elliptical piece of wood and six shark teeth

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Not provided
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1985
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Stainless steel cheese knife with CPRR stamped in the handle

Stainless steel cheese knife with CPRR stamped in the handle

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cheese knives
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Sheffield, England
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Stokes
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1988
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Knife

Knife

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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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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Metal and wood carpenter's brace

Metal and wood carpenter's brace

George and Mary Weir collection
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Woodworking braces
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Sheffield, England
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J A Chapman Ltd
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1949
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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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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

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Jack Giuliano 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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Silver fish knife

Silver fish knife

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Fish knives
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Sheffield, England
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Stokes
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1988
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Kangaroo shoulder bone knife

Kangaroo shoulder bone knife

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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Knife blade

Knife blade

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Not provided
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1985
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Bread Knife

Bread Knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bread knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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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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Dinner knife with CPRR  stamped into the handle

Dinner knife with CPRR stamped into the handle

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner knives
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Sheffield, England
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Thurston & Sons
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1988
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knife

Knife

ET Fealy collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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EPNS soup spoon with CPRR stamped into the handle

EPNS soup spoon with CPRR stamped into the handle

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Soup spoons
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Sheffield, England
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Stokes
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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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Blubber fork

Blubber fork

South-eastern Australia whaling collection
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Whaling equipment
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Sheffield, England
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C.T. Skelton And Co.
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