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Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Alexander L. Blyth
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1915
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

Club

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Black Joe Wombadiemeri
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1965
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Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Percussion instruments
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lena Passi
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1992
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Incised wooden club, attributed to Coranderrk

Incised wooden club, attributed to Coranderrk

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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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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University of Sydney collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden club handle

Wooden club handle

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr F R. Cawley
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1922
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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Club, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Frederick D McCarthy collection
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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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Enid Bowden collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Wooden fighting club with Sennit 'mag magi' patterning, presented to Victor Carell by the Government of Fiji

Wooden fighting club with Sennit 'mag magi' patterning, pres...

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Kabara Island, Lau Eastern group, Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1972
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Issue no. 3 KOORI MURRI Liaison News and Views land rights in New South Wales ..1979

Issue no. 3 KOORI MURRI Liaison News and Views land rights i...

Terry Fox collection
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1979
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Ron Bell collection
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Not provided
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1985
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Land Claims in NSW

Land Claims in NSW

Terry Fox collection
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Books
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New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council
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Coconut barsor

Coconut barsor

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Water containers
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port Essington, Coburg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stick from 'Firestick Marriage' by Jack Buckskin

Stick from 'Firestick Marriage' by Jack Buckskin

Jack Buckskin collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Jack Buckskin
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Frederick D McCarthy collection
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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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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

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Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Pigmented wooden club with a rounded handle extending gradually to a bulbous rounded head

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JW Lindo collection
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Clubs
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Abadjura
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1985
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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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South-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Patricia Heath collection
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Club

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Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1966
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Club

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Patricia Heath collection
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Not provided
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1982
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Wooden club presented to ABC journalist John Bryant by anthropologist Charles Mountford in 1955

Wooden club presented to ABC journalist John Bryant by anthr...

John Bryant collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Horne-Bowie collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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1926
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

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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 with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1909

Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1909

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Club from Coopers Creek. South Queensland

Club from Coopers Creek. South Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Coopers Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Club with patterned head

Club with patterned head

JW Lindo collection
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Club

Igor Zorich collection
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Stan Mitchell collection
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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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Asymmetrical wooden club with a smoothed surface

Asymmetrical wooden club with a smoothed surface

JW Lindo collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Club

Club

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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1915
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