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Glass plate negative - The tree at Fort Wills, Cooper Creek, South Australia, under which a relief party buried a cache containing provisions for members of the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition in 1861, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

Glass plate negative - The tree at Fort Wills, Cooper Creek,...

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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Fibre sample

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Hank of plant fibre string made from the fibre of Psoralea p...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Club

Club

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Lake Kopperamanna, South Australia, Australia
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Long wooden cylindrical spindle with two short sticks attached, and fibre string wrapped around it

Long wooden cylindrical spindle with two short sticks attach...

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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Digging stick

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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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