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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Charles Hart collection
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J Davidson collection no. 1
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Not provided
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1984
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Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Club from Darling River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Darling River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1931
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Wooden decorated club

Wooden decorated club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Wooden club with incised floral pattern, attributed to Coranderrk

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Club head from Papua New Guinea

Club head from Papua New Guinea

Edmund Milne collection
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New Britain, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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String sample

String sample

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Club

Club

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Wooden club, made by Budd Billy, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Wooden club, made by Budd Billy, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Club

Igor Zorich collection
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South-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club from Namoi River, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Namoi River, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Namoi River, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden club with incised animal images, attributed to Coranderrk, Victoria

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden pigmented club with pointed ends

Wooden pigmented club with pointed ends

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Janet Mathews collection no. 1
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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1966
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Stan Mitchell collection
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Sawfish club

Sawfish club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Lower grinding stone

Lower grinding stone

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Lower grinding stones
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1968
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Club

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H Wood collection
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Taree, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Club

Club

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Club

Ron Bell collection
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Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia
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Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1974
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented wooden club with pointed head

Pigmented wooden club with pointed head

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Basket

Basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Baskets
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Topumorila
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1965
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Club

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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Club

Club

FG Tonge collection
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Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Igor Zorich collection
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Club

Club

L and T Hackney collection
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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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Painting depicts a central circle and twelve black egg-like objects

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bob Bilinyarra
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1966
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Wooden club, made by Mickey Bell, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Bulbous timber club decorated with images of animals, attributed to 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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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Southern South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Ceremonial hat made of paper bark wound with two-ply human hair string

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Headwear
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1960
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Wooden Club

Wooden Club

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden Club

Wooden Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1913
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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Paddy Fish (Fisherman), Irimiati
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1965
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Armband made from woven fibre with a large bunch of dark feathers centrally attached with bloodwood resin and pandanus string

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Taoambusimi
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1965
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Club from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club from Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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