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Petrified wood and pewter goanna brooch, attributed to Lin Onus

Petrified wood and pewter goanna brooch, attributed to Lin O...

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Lin Onus
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Boomerang decorated with the Australian Coat of Arms, made by William Johnson, Lake Tyers

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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Boomerang with incised decorations, attributed to John Terrick, Coranderrk, 1915

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Boomerangs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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John Terrick
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1915
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Boomerang brooch, inscribed

Boomerang brooch, inscribed "EDIE", La Perouse, Sydney

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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Cylindrical timber bead necklace, attributed to Lake Tyers

Cylindrical timber bead necklace, attributed to Lake Tyers

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Necklaces
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1930
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Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Wooden club with incised semi-circular pattern, attributed to Coranderrk

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Clubs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Boomerang, inscribed 'J Rose Purnum Post Office Framlingham Settlement'

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Boomerangs
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Framlingham, Victoria, Australia
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Pokerwork decorated boomerang, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang featuring a map of Australia and animals, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bert Timbery
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Woven grass, wide brim hat, attributed to Lake Tyers, 1950s

Woven grass, wide brim hat, attributed to Lake Tyers, 1950s

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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1950
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous man throwing a boomerang, made by Bill Onus

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Wooden club with incised floral pattern, attributed to Coranderrk

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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Boomerang with painted kangaroo, attributed to Bill Onus

Boomerang with painted kangaroo, attributed to Bill Onus

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Boomerang decorated with pictures of birds and koalas, made by Harold Hayes, Lake Tyers, 1950

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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1950
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous man holding a boomerang, made by Bill Onus

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Boomerang decorated with the Australian Coat of Arms, inscribed 'Lindsay Gordon Mobourne', 'Lake Tyers, 1940'

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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Lindsay G. Molbourne
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1940
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Bulbous timber club decorated with images of animals, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang attributed to Bill Onus

Boomerang attributed to Bill Onus

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Bill Onus
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Boomerang decorated with drawing pictures of a kangaroo, kookaburras and an emu

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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Boomerang, attrubuted to Moonacullah

Boomerang, attrubuted to Moonacullah

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Moonacullah, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden club with incised solid circle pattern, attributed to Coranderrk, Victoria

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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous man holding a spearthrower and a spear, made by Bill Onus

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Australia
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous man holding a spear, made by Bill Onus

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Wooden club with incised floral pattern, attributed to Coranderrk

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Clubs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Asymmetrical boomerang with inscription 'Seasons Greetings from The Northern Territory 1944-45'

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Northern Territory, Australia
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1944
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Incised wooden club, attributed to Coranderrk

Incised wooden club, attributed to Coranderrk

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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Boomerang, made by Joe Timbery Snr (1912-1978), La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joe Timbery Snr.
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1912
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Boomerang decorated with pictures of birds and animals, attributed to Alex Mullet, Lake Tyers, 1940

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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Alex Mullet
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1940
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Spearthrower, part of a set of the hunting and gathering tools, attributed to the Gammon Ranges, 1951

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gammon Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1951
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Boomerang with painted emu and inscription 'Souvenir from Cooma' made by Bill Onus

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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Timber spearthrower from [...Eastern Sydney, 1924...?]

Timber spearthrower from [...Eastern Sydney, 1924...?]

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Spearthrowers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1924
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Boomerang with a painted picture of a stingray, made by Bill Onus

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Bill Onus
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Boomerang with inscription

Boomerang with inscription "Good Luck from Lake Tyers"

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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous woman carrying a wooden container on her head, made by Bill Onus

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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Boomerang with incised images of two trees, two emus and a kangaroo, attributed to Lin Onus

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Boomerangs
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Boomerang, attributed to Coranderrk

Boomerang, attributed to Coranderrk

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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Boomerang with signatures of Lake Tyers World War II veterans

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1939
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Boomerang, inscribed 'Greetings from Australia' and  'Joe Mulga', La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joe Timbery Snr.
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Club, one of a set consisting of two clubs and a toa, attributed to the Gammon Ranges, 1951

Club, one of a set consisting of two clubs and a toa, attrib...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Gammon Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1951
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Boomerang attributed to Bill Onus

Boomerang attributed to Bill Onus

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Bill Onus
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Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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Boomerang featuring a map of Australia and animals attributed to Albert Perrett, La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Albert H. Perrett
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1941
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Gemstone pendant adorned with pewter emu figure, made by Lin Onus

Gemstone pendant adorned with pewter emu figure, made by Lin...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Pendants
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Lin Onus
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Carved timber walking stick decorated with animals and a fist, Gammon Ranges, [1951?]

Carved timber walking stick decorated with animals and a fis...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Walking-sticks
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Gammon Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1951
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Boomerang with kangaroo, inscribed 'Tim O'Riley'

Boomerang with kangaroo, inscribed 'Tim O'Riley'

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joe Timbery
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1986
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Boomerang decorated with the Australian Coat of Arms, from Lake Tyers, 1947

Boomerang decorated with the Australian Coat of Arms, from L...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Tommy Foster
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1947
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Spearthrower decorated with a kangaroo and an emu, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Spearthrowers
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous woman carrying a wooden container on her head, made by Bill Onus

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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Boomerang adorned with pokerwork foliage designs and a bird, attributed to Tommy Foster, Lake Tyers, Victoria

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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Tommy Foster
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Boomerang with painted images of a figure with a spear and a kangaroo, attributed to Lin Onus

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Lin Onus
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1972
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Boomerang 'Alice Springs', made by Bill Onus

Boomerang 'Alice Springs', made by Bill Onus

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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bill Onus
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Decorated boomerang, attributed to the Sydney area, about 1900-1920

Decorated boomerang, attributed to the Sydney area, about 19...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1900
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Boomerang with pokerwork foliage design, attributed to Tommy Foster, Lake Tyers

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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Ceramic plate with image of indigenous man, attributed to Bill Onus

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Australia
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Boomerang, part of a set of the hunting and gathering tools, attributed to the Gammon Ranges, 1951

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Gammon Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1951
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Boomerang with a kangaroo and inscribed

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joe Timbery
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Boomerang featuring incised image of a man and a bird, by Bob Timberey from La Perouse, Sydney

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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Boomerang attributed to Bill Onus

Boomerang attributed to Bill Onus

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Boomerang painted with dot design, made by David Malangi

Boomerang painted with dot design, made by David Malangi

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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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