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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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South Australia, Australia
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36th Battalion pennant, AIF, First World War, associated with service of Lieutenant Vincent Burns

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Vincent Burns collection
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Pennants
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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Film negative - Old man Munnkie and child surprised while rabbit hunting, southern Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Glass plate negative - Flock of sheep, Kimberley Downs station, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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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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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Lyndhurst, South Australia, Australia
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1907
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Glass plate negative - About to depart The Bluff station, Queensland, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Wooden container

Wooden container

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Shield, Lower Murray River area, South Australia

Shield, Lower Murray River area, South Australia

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Bark container

Bark container

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Kunmunya Mission (aka Port George IV mission), West Kimberley, West...
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Base of firestick

Base of firestick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1912
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

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Wooden container

Wooden container

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Glass plate negative - Wagon carrying 8-tonne load, Victoria River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Clapstick

Clapstick

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Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Cylindrical wooden digging stick

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Wooden container

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Bone tool

Bone tool

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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Film negative - Attack Island, Glenelg River, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glenelg River, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Hatchet

Hatchet

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Shield

Shield

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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

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Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Shell used as a palette

Shell used as a palette

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bone tool

Bone tool

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1911
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Glass plate negative - Sandstorm approaching from beyond Lake Killalpaninna, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Bark container from Bathurst Island

Bark container from Bathurst Island

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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Glass plate negative - Group of Aboriginal children and women, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Adze

Adze

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glenelg River, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

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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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Film negative - Men at Aparanya, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Opparinna Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Glass plate negative - Old Kai Kai, a Western Arrernte man, Henbury station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Digging sticks
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Red ochre

Red ochre

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Finniss Springs, South Australia, Australia
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