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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Film negative - Aboriginal children bathing, Sunday Island, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Film negative - Herbert Basedow's dog Spottie wearing boots to protect his feet from burrs, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Weapon - Club - wooden

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

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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Film negative - The expedition camp, Oodnadatta, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Lantern slide - View from the sea of Point Charles lighthouse, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Shield

Shield

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Stone knife

Stone knife

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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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Copy negative - Boy practicing with toy shield and boomerang, Arrernte people, Alberga Creek, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Central Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Glass plate negative - Two men throwing spears

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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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Weapon - Club - wooden

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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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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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Weapon - Boomerang

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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Firestick

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Weapon - Spearthrower

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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 - Old Kai Kai, a Western Arrernte man, Henbury station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Glass plate negative - Humbert River station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Glass plate negative - Heavitree Gap, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Glass plate negative - Expedition party crossing a clay flat, north-west of Gill's Bluff, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Base of Ayers Rock Northern Territory, showing effect of aoelian erosion, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Wooden container

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

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Film negative - Women carrying large plaited baskets, Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Lantern slide - Chambers Pillar, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Chambers Pillar, Central Desert, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stone knife

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Glass plate negative - Fish-tail bark and dug-out canoes, Melville Island, Northern Territory, in the background, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1911

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Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - moth, beetle, lizard and kangaroo motifs

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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Glass plate negative - Wagon crossing a stream bed, Victoria River district, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Spear

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

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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