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Aboriginal Art Gallery 26/09/1973 collection
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South Australia, Australia
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1973
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Club from north west New South Wales

Club from north west New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Club

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Wooden club, made by Mickey Bell, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Asymmetrical wooden club, with one pointed end, and the other gradually extended to a tapered tubular head

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anawanda
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1948
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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Club used by Baraimal Jack, Cedar Point, Richmond River, New South Wales, 1916

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Edmund Milne collection
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Cedar Point, Richmond River, New South Wales, Australia
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Baraimal Jack
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1916
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Gascoyne, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1914
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Neck ornament

Neck ornament

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Personal adornments
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1964
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1912
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South-east wind story (Dreamtime story).

South-east wind story (Dreamtime story).

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nemigilagum
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Club head from Papua New Guinea

Club head from Papua New Guinea

Edmund Milne collection
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New Britain, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Painting depicts two pointed oval-shapes

Painting depicts two pointed oval-shapes

Anonymous (17/8/1968) collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Snake Jiningbirna.

Snake Jiningbirna.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanungunda
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1969
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Weapon - Spearthrower Groote Eylandt

Weapon - Spearthrower Groote Eylandt

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Raymond Hammond collection
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Raymond Hammond
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1994
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Club

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Patricia Heath collection
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Two clubs

Two clubs

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 2
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Club

Katherine Stow collection
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Narran River, New South Wales, Australia
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Peter Hippi
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1879
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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1931
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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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The Moon, Jumauria

The Moon, Jumauria

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kulpidja
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1948
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Sawfish club

Sawfish club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Bifacially edged, ground stone hatchet

Bifacially edged, ground stone hatchet

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Hatchets
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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The Story of Neminyaniawja The Long  Arm Man.

The Story of Neminyaniawja The Long Arm Man.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Namdabida
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1969
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Club

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Black Joe Wombadiemeri
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1965
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 The Two Men, Nabira-mira

The Two Men, Nabira-mira

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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King Sound, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Club from central Western Australia

Club from central Western Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Asymmetrical wooden club, with one tapered end, and the other with a truncated bulbous head

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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1985
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Wooden club, made by Budd Billy, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Wooden club, made by Budd Billy, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Finke River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Club

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden club

Wooden club

South Eastern Australian Shields and Club collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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