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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Decorated barbed spear from Bathurst Island

Decorated barbed spear from Bathurst Island

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Spears
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Wood stick frayed both ends

Wood stick frayed both ends

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Paintbrushes
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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 - Spearhead

Weapon - Spearhead

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Film negative - A lone huntsman, photographed by Herbert Basedow, Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, 1926

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Film negatives
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

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Film negative - To keep flies away an old man fans himself with a immejet (fan), Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Alligator River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Film negative - The man has grouped his two wives and children according to blood relationships, north of Mt Davies, Tomkinson Ranges, South Australia, Ullparidja people, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Tomkinson Ranges, , Australia
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Stone knife

Stone knife

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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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Hatchet

Hatchet

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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

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Glass plate negative - Whistle and his wife Nellie, between Derby and Kimberley Downs station, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Clay sample

Clay sample

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Glass plate negative - Jim, the Chinese gardener, Durham Downs station, Queensland, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Glass plate negative - Women and children at campsite, Darwin, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Lantern slide - Youth on raft, Worora people, George Water, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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George Water, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Firestick

Firestick

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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Red Gorge, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Film negative - River scene, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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

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Charles Point, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Boomerang

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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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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Film negative - Wet-weather hut of the unmarried men, headwaters of Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Wood stick frayed both ends

Wood stick frayed both ends

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Paintbrushes
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - decorated with moth motifs

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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 - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Central Australia, Australia
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Film negative - Family in garden, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wooden container

Wooden container

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Cylindrical basket decorated with pigment

Cylindrical basket decorated with pigment

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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Digging sticks
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Glass plate negative - Punch (Arrerika), suffering with fly bitten eye, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Cylindrical wooden digging stick

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Digging sticks
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Looped fibre strings

Looped fibre strings

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Headbands
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Wagon crossing a stream bed, Victoria River district, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Glass plate negative - Old man in front of his hut, Yandruwandha people, Innamincka district, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Cylindrical wooden digging stick

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Film negative - Old man Munnkie and child surprised while rabbit hunting, southern Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Wooden container

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Glass plate negative - Houses, Killalpaninna, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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