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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Film negative - Grass covered shelter, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negative - Nell Basedow walking toward house, Yalata station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Container - wood

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Portrait of a woman, Ooldea, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Glass plate negative - Heavitree Gap, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Stone tool - Knife

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

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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lantern slide - View from the sea of Point Charles lighthouse, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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

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South Australia, Australia
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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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Film negative - Morning reflections on a billabong off the Wilton River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Spearhead

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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Film negative - Moving horses across the crossing near Victoria River Downs station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Horseshoe Bend, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Glass plate negative - Man with spear poised, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Glass plate negative - Rock paintings, Forrest River, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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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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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia
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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 - The old battery,  Arltunga, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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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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Club

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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Weapon - Boomerang

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

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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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Glass plate negative - Balami and his wife Indamun, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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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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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Film negative - Travelling through rough sandstone tablelands in the interior of Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,  photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark container

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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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Bark canoe

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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Weapon - Boomerang

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

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Adze

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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stone tool - Knife

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