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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Charles Hart collection
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Personal adornments
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Beeswax and abrus seed pendant

Beeswax and abrus seed pendant

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Bent bark armband

Bent bark armband

Charles Hart collection
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Split cane ring-bound arm ornament with human hair string, and decorated with pigment

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Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pigmented wooden club with notched handle

Pigmented wooden club with notched handle

Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented wooden club with forked handle

Pigmented wooden club with forked handle

Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Arm ornament made from a circle of bark

Arm ornament made from a circle of bark

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Plaited armband decorated with pigments

Plaited armband decorated with pigments

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Split cane ring-bound arm ornament with human hair string, textile tassel and decorated with pigment

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Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Forked wooden club

Forked wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented wooden club

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Charles Hart collection
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Arm ornament made from a circle of bark

Arm ornament made from a circle of bark

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pigmented cylindrical wood tapstick carved with serrated edg...

Charles Hart collection
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Percussion instruments
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Bent bark ceremonial armband from Melville or Bathurst Island

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Charles Hart collection
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Pigmented wooden club

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Charles Hart collection
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Forked wooden club

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Yellow-ochred circular plaited armband

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Pigmented wooden club

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Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented wooden club

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Charles Hart collection
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Pigmented wooden club

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Charles Hart collection
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Pigmented wooden club

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Container or "irooboola"

Charles Hart collection
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Spear

Spear

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Forked wooden club

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Charles Hart collection
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Plaited armband decorated with pigments

Plaited armband decorated with pigments

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented wooden club

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Charles Hart collection
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Forked wooden club

Forked wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Pigmented wooden club

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Charles Hart collection
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pigmented carved spearhead

pigmented carved spearhead

Charles Hart collection
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Spearheads
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Pigmented wooden club

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Charles Hart collection
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Neck ornament

Neck ornament

Charles Hart collection
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Personal adornments
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pigmented wooden club

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Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Apron made from a length of melaleuca bark folded in half

Apron made from a length of melaleuca bark folded in half

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Club

Club

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Forked wooden club

Forked wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Pigmented wooden club

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Charles Hart collection
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Pigmented spearhead

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Charles Hart collection
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Beeswax pendant

Beeswax pendant

Charles Hart collection
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Mourning pendants
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pigmented wooden club

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Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented wooden club

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Charles Hart collection
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Woman's apron made of a length of melaleuca bark folded in half from Melville or Bathurst Island

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Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented wooden club

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Charles Hart collection
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Bent bark armband from Melville or Bathurst Island

Bent bark armband from Melville or Bathurst Island

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pigmented wooden club with pointed head

Pigmented wooden club with pointed head

Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented split cane ring-bound arm ornament with fibre string and beeswax

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Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Club

Club

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tarooweardy wooden mallet

Tarooweardy wooden mallet

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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