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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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Storage system composed of a group of five tobacco tins with lids attached to a length of wood

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E Burke and M Everitt collection
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Containers
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Penny-farthing bicycle belonging to Harry Clarke

Penny-farthing bicycle belonging to Harry Clarke

Harry Clarke collection
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Bicycles
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Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Cogent Bicycle Works
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1884
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Patrol Box No.1 used by anthropologist Ian Hogbin in the Solomon Islands and New Guinea, 1933-1935

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Macleay Museum collection
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Boxes
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Dr Ian Hogbin
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1933
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Set of three official standard gun-metal grain measures

Set of three official standard gun-metal grain measures

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Gatji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Spear

Spear

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spears
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Carving chisel

Carving chisel

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Carving chisels
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Sharpening steel

Sharpening steel

Thompson Family collection
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Sharpening steels
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Model club

Model club

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Box for engineering documents

Box for engineering documents

James Sprent collection
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Document boxes
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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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Clubs
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Clubs
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Wooden sculpture of a goanna

Wooden sculpture of a goanna

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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George Munkari
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1975
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Photograph of Fred Daly and an unidentified male

Photograph of Fred Daly and an unidentified male

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Painted plaster sculpture depicting a caricature of Malcolm Fraser.

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Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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Lionel Rose's International Bantamweight Championship Title Match, 2 July 1968 boxing trophy

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Lionel Rose collection no. 2
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Trophies
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Japan
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Lionel Rose
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1968
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Stereographic viewer

Stereographic viewer

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Stereoscopes
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George Rose
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Weapon - Boomerang - returning

Weapon - Boomerang - returning

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Model wooden club with a pointed bulbous head

Model wooden club with a pointed bulbous head

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Kodj axe made by Larry Blight, Albany WA

Kodj axe made by Larry Blight, Albany WA

Larry Blight collection
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Axes
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Albany, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Larry Blight
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2012
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nellie Patterson
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1982
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Model boomerang

Model boomerang

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Ambumandja.

Ambumandja.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Baijimma
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1969
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The Totem Place of the Shark, Bangudja

The Totem Place of the Shark, Bangudja

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mouta
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1948
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Milky Way.

Milky Way.

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maymirrirr Maymuru
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1985
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Men Dancing at a Ceremony

Men Dancing at a Ceremony

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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Zufolo, a flute-like instrument

Zufolo, a flute-like instrument

Guiseppe Castellana collection
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Wind instruments
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Montallegro, Sicily, Agrigento province, Italy
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Mr Guiseppe '. Castellana
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1940
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Smoking pipe used by Ben Chifley

Smoking pipe used by Ben Chifley

MJ Brown collection
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Smoking pipes
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Fish scoop

Fish scoop

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Fish traps
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Masks
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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'Water Dreaming' - made and painted by Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra, 1975

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Goodmans collection
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Boomerangs
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra
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1970
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Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Hand-operated washing machine

Hand-operated washing machine

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Washing machines
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Hollow cylindrical wood pipe, blocked at the distal end and with a crab claw bowl inserted in a hole

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Smoking pipes
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Northern Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Northern Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Sculpture - wood

Sculpture - wood

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Wooden container with pokerwork design

Wooden container with pokerwork design

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Containers
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Small red wooden toy post

Small red wooden toy post

Terence Lane collection
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Toys
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Plastic sign for bokchoy from market garden stall

Plastic sign for bokchoy from market garden stall

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Signs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Douglas Seaton collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Stick

Stick

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Hunting and gathering tools
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'Yingapungapu' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1974,

'Yingapungapu' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1974,

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1974
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Carving gouge

Carving gouge

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Carving gouges
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Adze

Adze

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Adzes
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Painting depicts a human figure with elbows bent & hands upraised

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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Wooden prong that tapers very slightly to a point

Wooden prong that tapers very slightly to a point

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Spearheads
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