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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal postman carrying mail between Nullabor station, South Australia, and Eucla, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Club - wooden

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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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Weapon - Boomerang

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Film negative - Red Lily Lagoon, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Film negative - Girl, Unnrubinna, tobogganing on the granite slopes at Kurrekapinya Soakage, Ayers Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Film negative - Aboriginal children bathing, Sunday Island, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Natives prisoners, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905(?)

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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Stone tool - Knife

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Weapon - Boomerang

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

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Glass plate negative - About to depart The Bluff station, Queensland, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Film negative - Men at Aparanya, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Opparinna Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Glass plate negative - An episode in the great fire ceremony, Forrest River mission, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Stone tool - Knife

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Firestick and sheath

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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal dwellings at Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite), 1913 - insect and dingo motifs

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Lantern slide - Pitjantjatjara man, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Lantern slide - Pineapple plantation, Charles Point, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Oval toy shield made from wood, with three sticks inserted through two holes in the posterior surface, to form the handle

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Alberga River, South Australia, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spearthrower and wearing pubic fur tassel, Wardaman people, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Grave, Innamincka station, South Australia, Yandruwandha people, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Base of fire stick

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Wooden container

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Glass plate negative - Boab tree, near Derby, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Film negative - Mustering yards, Oenpelli, Northern Territory,  photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Spearhead

Spearhead

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Film negative - Aboriginal children bathing, Sunday Island, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Clapstick

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Bark container

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Bark canoe with pointed bow and stern oversewn with bark strips

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Weapon - Spear

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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Headband of kangaroo incisors laced together

Headband of kangaroo incisors laced together

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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Cylindrical basket decorated with pigment

Cylindrical basket decorated with pigment

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Fire stick

Fire stick

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

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Copy negative - Dr Herbert Basedow on South Australian Government North-west Expedition, near present-day Granite Downs station, South Australia, photographed by Alfred E. Treloar using Basedow's camera, 1903

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Glass plate negative - One of the vice-regal cars bogged on the Burt Plain, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Film negative - Mt Kikinguana, discovered and named by the Mackay expedition, western Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Buffalo cart, Colombo, Sri Lanka, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1931 or 1932

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