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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negative - The old open-cut in pre-Cambrian clay-slates at the Daly River copper mine, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Daly River, Northern Territory, 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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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negative - Woman carrying pet possum on her head while on the march, Pongaponga people, western Arnhem land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Central Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Film negative - Small palm trees and other vegetation, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Glass plate negative - Expedition camp, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Glass plate negative - Men showing their scars,  Port George IV, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Spear

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negative - Sub-manager's children, Cadelga station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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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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Film negative - A pioneer, Mr Thomson, the furthest-out settler north of Oodnadatta, South Australia, with un-named girl, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Glass plate negative - Munjinna Bill, who accompanied the explorer R. F. Maurice on all his expeditions, at Maurice's grave, Yalata station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Film negative - Home of Bullion Mine, near Barrow Creek, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1924

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Glass plate negative - The main street of Derby, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, 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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Film negative - Horses watering, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Glass plate negative - Camels pulling the expedition buggy, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Glass plate negative - Deception Creek, Red Gorge, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Cylindrical wooden digging stick

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Digging sticks
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Glass plate negative - Two men throwing spears

Glass plate negative - Two men throwing spears

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Film negative - Dinjimanne and family, South of Mt Woodroffe, south-central Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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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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Club

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Finke River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fire stick

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wood stick frayed both ends

Wood stick frayed both ends

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Film negative - Entrance to Wangalinnya caves, Limestone caves in the Napier Range, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Boab tree, near Derby, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Glass plate negative - Grave with painted grave posts, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1911

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Lantern slide - Herbert Basedow, plains east of Lyndhurst, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow or unknown, 1907

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Lyndhurst, South Australia, Australia
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Bark canoe with pointed bow and stern oversewn with bark strips

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Film negative - Cutherson Falls, upper Liverpool River,  Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Fort Hill, Darwin Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

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Stone tool - Knife

Stone tool - Knife

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Spearhead - glass

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Fire stick

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Glass plate negative - Clara and Monica, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Emily Gap, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1924

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Emily Gap, Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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