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Ornament shoulder band

Ornament shoulder band

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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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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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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Carved wooden post

Carved wooden post

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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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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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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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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Fishing net

Fishing net

Dr William Warner collection
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Fishing nets
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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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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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Mourning disc

Mourning disc

Charles Hart collection
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Ceremonial objects
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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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1926
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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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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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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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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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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Firedrill

Firedrill

Dr William Warner collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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"To all the victims of Bali, RIP" memorial cross

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1927
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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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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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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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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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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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Firesticks
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Mourning discs

Mourning discs

Charles Hart collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

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

Armband

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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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

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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Not provided
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1926
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Fishing net

Fishing net

Dr William Warner collection
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Fishing nets
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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 on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

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

Pigmented long narrow mesh bag made from two-ply fibre strin...

Dr William Warner collection
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Bags
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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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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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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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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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Didjeridu

Didjeridu

Dr William Warner collection
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Didjeridus
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Bark canoe

Bark canoe

Dr William Warner collection
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Canoes
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Dr William Warner collection
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Samples
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Ornamental shoulder band

Ornamental shoulder band

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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