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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Necklaces
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1986
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Club

Club

Enid Bowden collection
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Clubs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Armband of woven string with four conical shells in a decorative motif and a tuft of fine feathers bound to the centre edge

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Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Armbands
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1986
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1914
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Spear

Spear

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spears
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Club

Club

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Clubs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1963
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Hooked boomerang  - Mornington Island

Hooked boomerang - Mornington Island

Enid Bowden collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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Spear

Spear

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spears
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Cylindrical wooden spindle with a wooden peg attached to the distal end with string and adhesive

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Enid Bowden collection
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Spindles
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Enid Bowden collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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Boomerang - Mornington Island

Boomerang - Mornington Island

Enid Bowden collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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Cylindrical wooden clapstick

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Clapsticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1986
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1986
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1963
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Spearthrower

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1986
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Boomerang - Mornington Island

Boomerang - Mornington Island

Enid Bowden collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Enid Bowden collection
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Didjeridus
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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String bag

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Bags
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1986
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Enid Bowden collection
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Didjeridus
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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String bag

String bag

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Bags
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1986
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1986
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Shield - Mornington Island, QLD

Shield - Mornington Island, QLD

RM Dixon collection
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Shields
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Armband of woven string with four conical shells in a decorative motif and a tuft of fine feathers bound to the centre edge

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Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Armbands
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1986
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Split cane triangular basket

Split cane triangular basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1940
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