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Wooden club with incised animal images, attributed to Coranderrk, Victoria

Wooden club with incised animal images, attributed to Corand...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, 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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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wooden club or digging stick with pokerwork design from Hermannsburg, 1957

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Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Pigmented wooden club with pointed head

Pigmented wooden club with pointed head

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Child's drawing Billabong by Elvira Garrawatjiwuy & John Weluk

Child's drawing Billabong by Elvira Garrawatjiwuy & John Wel...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Elvira Garrawatjiwuy
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1975
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungula
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Club

Club

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Child's drawing -'Macassans collecting trepang' by Rrikili

Child's drawing -'Macassans collecting trepang' by Rrikili

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rrikili
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gowan
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Bark painting depicting pike, file snake, diver bird, water goanna and kangaroo by David Malangi, Milingimbi, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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1965
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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'Banumburr', bark painting by Buranday Waynbarrnga

'Banumburr', bark painting by Buranday Waynbarrnga

Y Pettinato collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Buranday Waynbarrnga
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1960
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Club

Club

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Club made by Jimmy Parker, Cobar, New South Wales, 1912

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Jimmy Parker
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1912
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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

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bark painting 'Waterhole Life' by David Malangi, Milingimbi

Bark painting 'Waterhole Life' by David Malangi, Milingimbi

Y Pettinato collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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Club

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 Goondiwindi area, Queensland, 1901

Club from Goondiwindi area, Queensland, 1901

Edmund Milne collection
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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1901
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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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 from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Club

Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Not provided
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1985
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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

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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Club

Club

Enid Bowden collection
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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The Serpent-men, Jurlungur and Gadjalan

The Serpent-men, Jurlungur and Gadjalan

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Untitled child's drawing of crashed aeroplane by Bunabul, Milingimbi NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bunabul
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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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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Club

Club

Stan Mitchell collection
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Papua, Indonesia
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mirrinybal
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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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Forked wooden club

Forked wooden club

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

Club

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Club

Club

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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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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Painting depicts totems of the Manarrngu mortuary rites

Painting depicts totems of the Manarrngu mortuary rites

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boyun
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1966
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marayuriyinawuy
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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Banambul
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Bark painting 'Map of painter's travell [sic] by plane from Yirrkala to Sydney' by Mawalan Marika, Yirrkala, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan 2 Marika
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1963
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wangurru
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Club

Club

Igor Zorich collection
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South-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Waratjarr
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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

Club

Florence Gaby collection
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Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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