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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Shell used as a palette

Shell used as a palette

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Glass plate negative - Sinkhole in limestone rock, Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Nullarbor Plain, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

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Boomerangs
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Firestick

Firestick

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Glass plate negative - Emily Gap, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1924

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Emily Gap, Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Bark container

Bark container

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Ploughing with camels, Fowlers Bay station north of the Great Australian Bight, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Film negative - Two men spear-fishing, billabong of the East Alligator River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Cylindrical wooden digging stick

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Digging sticks
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Wooden container

Wooden container

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Film negative - Grass covered shelter, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Weapon - Spearhead

Weapon - Spearhead

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Film negative - Granite hill, Moorilyanna soakage, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Clapstick

Clapstick

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Film negative - Travelling in Nullabor station Ford truck, South Australia or Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Lantern slide - Group of Aboriginal people, Cape Dombey, north of Port Keats, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Cape Dombey, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

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Glass plate negative - Woman decorated with pipe-clay markings, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Weapon - Boomerang

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

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Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Cylindrical wooden digging stick

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

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - decorated with moth motifs

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negative - The McAuley family, Karrathunka Waterhole, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Glass plate negative - Blue waterlilies (Nymphaea nouchali) in billabong, Barker Gorge, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Bone tool

Bone tool

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

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Film negative - Trig erected on Krupp Hill, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Stone knife

Stone knife

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Boomerang

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South Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Roebuck Bay, Western Australia, Australia
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Film negative - Small palm trees and other vegetation, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Film negative - Tree blazed by Herbert Basedow, Glen Ferdinand, South Australia , photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Glass plate negative - Wagon carrying 8-tonne load, Victoria River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Glass plate negative - Man stalking  kangaroo, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Glass plate negative - Branding horses in stockyard, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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