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Weapon - Boomerang

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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Boomerang

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South West Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Wood stick frayed both ends

Wood stick frayed both ends

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Paintbrushes
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Decorated barbed spear from Bathurst Island

Decorated barbed spear from Bathurst Island

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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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 - Week old baby sleeping in a wooden container, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Clapstick

Clapstick

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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal postman carrying mail between Nullabor station, South Australia, and Eucla, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Film negative - Smithy at Mt. Davies camp, Tomkinson Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Film negative - Ullparidja people, Tomkinson Range, north of Mt Davies, South  Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Weapon - Boomerang

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

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Glass plate negative - Bush scene, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory. The stringy-bark has had its bark removed for the purpose of constructing a canoe, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1911

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Shield

Shield

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

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Stone knife

Stone knife

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Glass plate negative - Plane of marine denudation at Fannie Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905(?)

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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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Glass plate negative - two men with cuts of meat hanging from roof of dwelling, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Weapon - Spearhead - stone

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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Wooden container

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Film negative - entrance to a limestone cave on the Nullabor Plain, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Glass plate negative - The old battery,  Arltunga, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Women carrying wood supply. Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Film negative - Granite hill, Moorilyanna soakage, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Glass plate negative - Ikey, Teddy and Jacky (Sunday Islanders, Western Australia) on board the 'Rita', as members of the crew, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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

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Stone knife

Stone knife

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Stone knife

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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kaolinite carving made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - human and animal tracks, 1913

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Old Kai Kai, a Western Arrernte man, Henbury station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite), 1913 - insect and dingo motifs

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1913
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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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 - Spearthrower

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Port Essington, Coburg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) and collected by Herbert Basedow in 1913

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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 - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Australia
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Container - wood

Container - wood

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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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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 - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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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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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Roebuck Bay, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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