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  • Profile shot of an aboriginal man displaying tribal scarring across his body

    Profile shot of an aboriginal man displaying tribal scarring...

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Kimberley Native - Gulanba

    Kimberley Native - Gulanba

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Nor' West Black

    Nor' West Black

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Aboriginal man standing by a creek or river with his back to the camera displaying tribal scarring

    Aboriginal man standing by a creek or river with his back to...

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Postcard with the following title

    Postcard with the following title "Lallah Rookh. TRUGANINI. ...

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Kimberley Native

    Kimberley Native

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

    Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Shield

    Shield

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Club

    Club

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Club

    Club

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • After the Heat & stress of the day

    After the Heat & stress of the day

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Spearhead

    Spearhead

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Spearthrower

    Spearthrower

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Shield

    Shield

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Native Burial Places

    Native Burial Places

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Fire drill

    Fire drill

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Club

    Club

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Club

    Club

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Club

    Club

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Club

    Club

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Shield

    Shield

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Spearthrower

    Spearthrower

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Spearthrower

    Spearthrower

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Club

    Club

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Club

    Club

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Shield

    Shield

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Black and white photograph.

    Black and white photograph.

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Club

    Club

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Adze

    Adze

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Club

    Club

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Fire drill

    Fire drill

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Combination spearthrower and adze

    Combination spearthrower and adze

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Club

    Club

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Club

    Club

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Spearhead

    Spearhead

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Shield

    Shield

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Black and white photograph.

    Black and white photograph.

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Ancient Australian Aboriginals

    Ancient Australian Aboriginals

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Club

    Club

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Club

    Club

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Black and white photograph.

    Black and white photograph.

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Spearhead

  • Club

    Club

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Handwritten notes and labels believed to have been written by John Connelly, the original collector of the objects in th...

    Handwritten notes and labels believed to have been written b...

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

  • Boomerang

    Boomerang

    This object is one of large collection the Museum acquired from Patricia Heath in 1982. She had had the collection for m...

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Profile shot of an aboriginal man displaying tribal scarring across his body

Profile shot of an aboriginal man displaying tribal scarring...

Patricia Heath collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Kimberley Native - Gulanba

Kimberley Native - Gulanba

Patricia Heath collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Nor' West Black

Nor' West Black

Patricia Heath collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal man standing by a creek or river with his back to the camera displaying tribal scarring

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Patricia Heath collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Postcard with the following title

Postcard with the following title "Lallah Rookh. TRUGANINI. ...

Patricia Heath collection
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Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Truganini
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Kimberley Native

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Patricia Heath collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

Patricia Heath collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Boomerang

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Patricia Heath collection
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Shield

Shield

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

Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Patricia Heath collection
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After the Heat & stress of the day

After the Heat & stress of the day

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Patricia Heath collection
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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Native Burial Places

Native Burial Places

Patricia Heath collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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John W. Beattie
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Fire drill

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Club

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Upper Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang

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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Patricia Heath collection
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South West Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Club

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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Patricia Heath collection
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Boomerang

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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Fire drill

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Patricia Heath collection
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Combination spearthrower and adze

Combination spearthrower and adze

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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Club

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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
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Spearhead

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Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia
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Patricia Heath collection
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Ancient Australian Aboriginals

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Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
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Club

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