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Triangular apron made of a length of melaleuca bark folded in half from Melville or Bathurst Island

Triangular apron made of a length of melaleuca bark folded i...

Charles Hart collection
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Aprons
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Beeswax and abrus seed pendant

Beeswax and abrus seed pendant

Charles Hart collection
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Pendants
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Firedrill set

Firedrill set

Ursula McConnel collection
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Firesticks
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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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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1927
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Fish bone necklace

Fish bone necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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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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1927
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Spear

Spear

Charles Hart collection
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Spears
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Firedrill set

Firedrill set

Ursula McConnel collection
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Firesticks
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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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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1927
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Head ornaments
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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1925
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Ursula McConnel collection
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Necklaces
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Club

Club

Charles Hart collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Bent bark armband from Melville or Bathurst Island

Bent bark armband from Melville or Bathurst Island

Charles Hart collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Spear

Spear

Dr William Warner collection
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Spears
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Club

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Woman's apron made of a length of melaleuca bark folded in half from Melville or Bathurst Island

Woman's apron made of a length of melaleuca bark folded in h...

Charles Hart collection
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Aprons
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Shell pendant

Shell pendant

Ursula McConnel collection
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Pendants
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Cylindrical bamboo toy spear made from a shaft with a wooden head tapering to a point hafted with plant material

Cylindrical bamboo toy spear made from a shaft with a wooden...

Ursula McConnel collection
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Toys
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Pigmented armband made of fibre string wound on cane

Pigmented armband made of fibre string wound on cane

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Bent bark armband

Bent bark armband

Charles Hart collection
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Armbands
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Pigmented headband

Pigmented headband

Dr William Warner collection
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Headbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Plaited armband decorated with pigments

Plaited armband decorated with pigments

Charles Hart collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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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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Rainforest shield - Cairns, QLD

Rainforest shield - Cairns, QLD

Ursula McConnel collection
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Shields
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Hollow wooden smoking pipe, with remnants of adhesive both ends, and two holes drilled at one end

Hollow wooden smoking pipe, with remnants of adhesive both e...

Ursula McConnel collection
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Smoking pipes
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Firedrill

Firedrill

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Plaited grass fibre armband or

Plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Plaited armband decorated with pigments

Plaited armband decorated with pigments

Charles Hart collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Spear

Spear

Dr William Warner collection
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Spears
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Plaited grass fibre armband or

Plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Arm ornament made from a circle of bark

Arm ornament made from a circle of bark

Charles Hart collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Pigmented cylindrical wood tapstick carved with serrated edg...

Charles Hart collection
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Clapsticks
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Bent bark ceremonial armband from Melville or Bathurst Island

Bent bark ceremonial armband from Melville or Bathurst Islan...

Charles Hart collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Ursula McConnel collection
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Digging sticks
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Digging sticks
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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1925
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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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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Fish bone necklace

Fish bone necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Beeswax and abrus seed pendant

Beeswax and abrus seed pendant

Charles Hart collection
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Pendants
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Club

Club

Charles Hart collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Headband

Headband

Dr William Warner collection
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Headbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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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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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Pigmented long narrow mesh bag made from two-ply fibre string

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Dr William Warner collection
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Bags
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Split cane ring-bound arm ornament with human hair string, textile tassel and decorated with pigment

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Charles Hart collection
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Armbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Apron made from a length of melaleuca bark folded in half

Apron made from a length of melaleuca bark folded in half

Charles Hart collection
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Aprons
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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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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Club

Club

Dr William Warner collection
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Clubs
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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