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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Headband of fibre string

Headband of fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Headbands
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Amagula River.

Amagula River.

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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Abadjura
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1969
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Spearthrower with triple ringtail incisions

Spearthrower with triple ringtail incisions

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Pigmented wooden club with a rounded handle extending gradually to a bulbous rounded head

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JW Lindo collection
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Clubs
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Abadjura
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1985
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Fish bone necklace

Fish bone necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Ornamental shoulder band

Ornamental shoulder band

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Pigmented long narrow mesh bag made from two-ply fibre string

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Dr William Warner collection
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Bags
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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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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Abadjura
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1987
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fish bone necklace

Fish bone necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Ornamental shoulder band

Ornamental shoulder band

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Asymmetrical wooden boomerang with yellow ends

Asymmetrical wooden boomerang with yellow ends

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Bugle grass on cotton thread

Bugle grass on cotton thread

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Ornament shoulder band

Ornament shoulder band

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Plaited grass fibre armband or

Plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Pigmented plaited grass fibre armband or

Pigmented plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Firedrill

Firedrill

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Fishing net

Fishing net

Dr William Warner collection
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Fishing nets
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Plaited grass fibre armband or

Plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Pigmented armband made of fibre string wound on cane

Pigmented armband made of fibre string wound on cane

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh string bag

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Dr William Warner collection
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Bags
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Bugle grass on cotton thread

Bugle grass on cotton thread

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Fishing net

Fishing net

Dr William Warner collection
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Fishing nets
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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh string bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh string ...

Dr William Warner collection
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Bags
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Plaited grass fibre armband or

Plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Decorated and incised clap stick

Decorated and incised clap stick

Dr William Warner collection
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Clapsticks
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