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Stone tool - Knife

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Glass plate negative - Preparing for an emu hunt, Wogait people, Anson Bay, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905-1911

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Anson Bay, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

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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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Weapon - Boomerang

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Adze

Adze

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Film negative - Outcrop of desert sandstone, Lambina Soakage Well, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Film negative - Group of people, Mount Currie, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Mount Currie, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Stone tool - Knife

Stone tool - Knife

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Film negative - Attack Island, Glenelg River, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Glenelg River, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Film negative - Different ways of wearing the hair, Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lantern slide - Man scraping boomerang with a sharp stone flake, Luritja people, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1920
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Glass plate negative - Station hands butchering a beast, Victoria River Downs station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Wooden container

Wooden container

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Wooden container

Wooden container

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Lantern slide - Pitjantjatjara men wearing wooden hair ornaments known as 'elenba', central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lantern slide - Pineapple plantation, Charles Point, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Charles Point, 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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Film negative - Granite hill, Moorilyanna soakage, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Glass plate negative - Men displaying different methods of dressing their hair, Cambridge Gulf, northern Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Cambridge Gulf, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Glass plate negative - The Narlarla outcrop, Napier Range, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Napier Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Sub-manager's children, Cadelga station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Armband

Armband

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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Weapon - Spearhead - stone

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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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1934
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal dwellings at Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Glass plate negative - Lionel Gee with unnamed man, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Weapon - Spearhead

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

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Lantern slide - Youth on raft, Worora people, George Water, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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George Water, Western Australia, Australia
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Wood stick frayed both ends

Wood stick frayed both ends

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Paintbrushes
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Spear

Spear

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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Women and children coming out of church, Hermannsburg mission, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Film negative - Punch, Lady and Annie, holding the eagle hawk Punch shot, Mt Woodward, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Film negative - Men at Aparanya, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Opparinna Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

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Central Australia, Australia
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Film negative - Typical porcupine grass country on Northern Territory boundary, Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Punch (Arrerika), suffering with fly bitten eye, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Toy playing stick

Toy playing stick

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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Film negative - Weakottu, Western Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

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Club

Club

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Finke River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Expedition camp, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Glass plate negative - Sand deposited between kitchen and meat house during a single sandstorm, Miranda Station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Glass plate negative - Whistle and his wife Nellie, between Derby and Kimberley Downs station, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Nell  Basedow in a rickshaw, Colombo, Sri Lanka, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1931 or 1932

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Fire stick

Fire stick

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Bone fishing hook and line

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