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Armband made from a strip of palm leaf with the ends sewn together

Armband made from a strip of palm leaf with the ends sewn to...

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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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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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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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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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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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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Engraver made with macropod incisor

Engraver made with 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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Headband made from white and coloured feathers

Headband made from white and coloured feathers

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Headbands
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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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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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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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Not provided
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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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Not provided
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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White and red pigmented split palm leaf armband

White and red 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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Heaven on Earth

Heaven on Earth

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Plover

Plover

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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The John Howard Church of Latter Day Saints

The John Howard Church of Latter Day Saints

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1997
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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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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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Ningkushun

Ningkushun

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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Cylindrical bamboo toy spear made from a shaft with a wooden head tapering to a point hafted with plant material

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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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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, Cape York Peninsula

Edmund Milne collection
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Spears
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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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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1962
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Charcoal sample

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Samples
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Red pigmented armband made from a strip of palm leaf with the ends sewn together

Red pigmented armband made from a strip of palm leaf with th...

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, Cape York Peninsula

Edmund Milne collection
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Spears
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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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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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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Wooden ceremonial shield from Aurukun, Queensland

Wooden ceremonial shield from Aurukun, Queensland

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Shields
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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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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1962
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Jesus Wept!

Jesus Wept!

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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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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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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Corroboree

Corroboree

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Arone R. Meeks
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1987
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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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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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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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Ceremonial pole

Ceremonial pole

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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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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Not provided
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1962
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Club

Club

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Clubs
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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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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

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