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Wik

Wik

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Rod Emmerson
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1997
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Jiboom

Jiboom

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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A wik is a long time in politics

A wik is a long time in politics

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1997
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Sticker

Sticker

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Stickers
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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1992
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Armband made from a strip of palm leaf with the ends sewn together

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Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Armbands
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Spear

Spear

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spears
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Core or Regular?

Core or Regular?

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1997
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Nose ornament

Nose ornament

Edmund Milne collection
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Personal adornments
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Toy spear made from cylindrical bamboo shaft, with a wooden head tapering to a point hafted with plant material

Toy spear made from cylindrical bamboo shaft, with a wooden ...

Ursula McConnel collection
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Toys
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Paintbrushes
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Spear

Spear

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Spears
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Fairy girl; The crippled boy of Thaa'puunt

Fairy girl; The crippled boy of Thaa'puunt

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Jackson Woolla
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1962
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Engraving tool made from a macropod incisor

Engraving tool made from a macropod incisor

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Engraving tools
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Spear

Spear

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Spears
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Younger Apalach brother

Younger Apalach brother

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Don Tybingoompa
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1962
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Paintbrushes
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Armbands
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Mutitj

Mutitj

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Older Apalach brother

Older Apalach brother

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Don Tybingoompa
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1962
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Spear

Spear

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Spears
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Feather head ornmament

Feather head ornmament

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Headwear
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Spear, Cape York Peninsula

Edmund Milne collection
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Spears
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Red pigmented armband made from a strip of palm leaf with the ends sewn together

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Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Armbands
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Wooden sculpture of

Wooden sculpture of "Ken Endon", or Big Name man

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Spear

Spear

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spears
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Ground white ochre

Ground white ochre

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Ochre
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Spear

Spear

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Spears
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Get on my Wik

Get on my Wik

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Michael Atchison
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1998
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Spear, Cape York Peninsula

Edmund Milne collection
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Spears
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Ground red ochre

Ground red ochre

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Ochre
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Spear

Spear

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Spears
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Spear

Spear

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Spears
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Pigmented armband made from strip of palm leaf with ends sewn together

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Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Armbands
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Headdress, featuring two sets of feathers embedded in a circle

Headdress, featuring two sets of feathers embedded in a circ...

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Thursday Island drink coaster

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Coasters
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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1992
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Cartoon depicting two men behind a row of sandbags in a trench

Cartoon depicting two men behind a row of sandbags in a tren...

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Steven Moore
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1997
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Semi-circular head ornament

Semi-circular head ornament

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Headwear
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Elongated bag formed from two-ply fibre string looped in open mesh

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Bags
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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Apron with fringe of fibre string on a fibre string band

Apron with fringe of fibre string on a fibre string band

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Personal adornments
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Wooden carved sculpture of a bird

Wooden carved sculpture of a bird

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Sculptures
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Sculpture of a wallaby

Sculpture of a wallaby

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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George Ngallametta
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1962
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Spear

Spear

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Spears
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Charcoal sample

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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None of Your Business

None of Your Business

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1998
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Paintbrushes
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Pigmented split palm leaf armband

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Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Armbands
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Spear

Spear

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Spears
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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