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Clapstick

Clapstick

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Clapsticks
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Herbert Keys collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Ripple Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Containers
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Boomerang, Broome, Western Australia

Boomerang, Broome, Western Australia

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Coat-hanger with a pink crushed velvet cover

Coat-hanger with a pink crushed velvet cover

Beverly Silby collection
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Coat-hangers
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Boomerangs
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North-western New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Large metal screwdriver with a small wooden handle painted brown

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Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Screwdrivers
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Spearheads
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Carving of a lizard

Carving of a lizard

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Wood carvings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pauline Connelly
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1987
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Draw knife with wooden handles

Draw knife with wooden handles

Ron Bell collection
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Drawing knives
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Bale hook used by Dutch immigrant dockside worker Harry Duyker, 1950-1960s

Bale hook used by Dutch immigrant dockside worker Harry Duyk...

Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 1
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Hooks
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Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Herman '. Duyker
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1954
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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Benjamin Landara
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Charles Hart collection
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Clubs
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Shield -  Aurukun, QLD

Shield - Aurukun, QLD

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Shields
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with accessories

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with acce...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Nullarbor Plain, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Framed compilation of photographic portraits of the Australian XI Cricket Team, 1878

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Dave Gregory collection
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Portrait photographs
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Thomas F. Chuck
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1878
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Carved wooden lizard with an incised design on the upper surface consisting of circles with short strokes

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Not provided
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1991
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Police baton

Police baton

Neville Locker collection
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Batons
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Shields
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Wooden case for W W Greener shotgun

Wooden case for W W Greener shotgun

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Firearm cases
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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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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Artworks
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Clubs
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn's swagger stick

Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn's swagger stick

Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn collection
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Swagger sticks
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Edwin T. Watchorn
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1901
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Australia
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Wooden club with a tapered point at one end, and a bulbous head with a flat top at the other

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JW Lindo collection
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Clubs
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J W. Lindo
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Boomerang with central pokerwork motif of two birds sitting on branch, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Dennis Foley's clapsticks

Dennis Foley's clapsticks

Dennis Foley collection
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Clapsticks
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Two wooden bowls

Two wooden bowls

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Containers
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

I Steer and Co collection
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Boomerangs
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Clarence River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Laundry iron

Laundry iron

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Laundry irons
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Name board from the P S Enterprise

Name board from the P S Enterprise

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Signs
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Adze

Adze

Stan Mitchell collection
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Adzes
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Boomerang

Boomerang

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Canoe ornament

Canoe ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1896
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Hat brim block

Hat brim block

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hat blocks
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Boomerang

Boomerang

J Forgacs collection
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Boomerangs
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Macumba station, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Boomerang from Goondiwindi, Queensland, 1901

Boomerang from Goondiwindi, Queensland, 1901

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Bush Berry by Jaxon Gittins

Bush Berry by Jaxon Gittins

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jaxon Gittins
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Didjeridus
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Shield

Shield

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shields
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Unknown
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Boomerang featuring the Australian Coat of Arms, made by Tommy Foster, Lake Tyers

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Tommy Foster
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Cordillo Downs Station, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearthrowers
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West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Spearthrowers
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Rolling parallel rule and case used by James Pitkeathly

Rolling parallel rule and case used by James Pitkeathly

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Parallel rules
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Wooden weaving shuttle

Wooden weaving shuttle

Papuan Official collection
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Weaving shuttles
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1908
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Wooden paddle

Wooden paddle

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Paddles
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1912
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Handmade willow clothes peg

Handmade willow clothes peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs One-Eye Brown
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1950
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