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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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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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Bowl-shaped hat covered in pink synthetic material

Bowl-shaped hat covered in pink synthetic material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hats
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1965
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Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge and animals, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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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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Timber boomerang from a key ring, 1938

Timber boomerang from a key ring, 1938

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1938
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Soft black felt riding hat

Soft black felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Hats
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Wooden club with incised solid circle pattern, attributed to Coranderrk, Victoria

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Boomerang with painted picture of a kangaroo, attributed to Lin Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lin Onus
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Light brown/pink hat

Light brown/pink hat

Bette McLean collection
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Hats
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Buckingham Palace, London, England
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Mrs Bette McLean
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1968
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Palm frond hand fan

Palm frond hand fan

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Fans
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Grace Barsa
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1992
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Navy dome shaped hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Navy dome shaped hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Hats
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R M. Docker
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1955
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Boomerang with incised decorations, attributed to Howard Bulmer, Coranderrk and Lake Tyers

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Howard Bulmer
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Boomerang, attributed to Coranderrk

Boomerang, attributed to Coranderrk

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Cloth bucket hat with red, blue and white coloured patterns

Cloth bucket hat with red, blue and white coloured patterns

Norm Wilson PNG Patrol Officer collection
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Hats
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Boomerang, attrubuted to Moonacullah

Boomerang, attrubuted to Moonacullah

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Moonacullah, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Grey, white and navy, wide-brimmed ladies dress hat

Grey, white and navy, wide-brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Woman's hat made of dark green velvet and surrounded by ostrich feathers

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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United States of America
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Boomerang decorated with a koala,

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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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Boomerang

Boomerang "Souvenir from Lake Tyers" attributed to Tommy Fos...

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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1938
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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Grass doll baby dancing

Grass doll baby dancing

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Dolls
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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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Boomerang with incised decorations, attributed to Robert Wandin, Coranderrk, 1890s

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Robert Wandin
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1890
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Asymmetrical boomerang with inscription 'Seasons Greetings from The Northern Territory 1944-45'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1944
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Red coloured boomerang attributed to Bill Onus

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

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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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Harold Hayes
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1950
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Wooden club with pokerwork design, attributed to Coranderrk

Wooden club with pokerwork design, attributed to Coranderrk

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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White and grey, round, flat topped, brimless ladies dress hat

White and grey, round, flat topped, brimless ladies dress ha...

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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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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Boomerang featuring a map of Australia and animals, made by Albert Perrett, La Perouse, Sydney

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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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Albert H. Perrett
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1941
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Grass doll baby dancing

Grass doll baby dancing

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Dolls
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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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Snake designed digging stick, attributed to Coranderrk, Victoria

Snake designed digging stick, attributed to Coranderrk, Vict...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Digging sticks
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Boomerang featuring a map of Australia and animals, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang featuring a map of Australia and animals, attribut...

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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Bert Timbery
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MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Cartoons
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Mr Alan Moir
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Black velour hat

Black velour hat

Margaret Coen collection
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Hats
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Italy
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Margaret Coen
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1954
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Coiled basket, attributed to Thelma Carter, Lake Tyers, Victoria

Coiled basket, attributed to Thelma Carter, Lake Tyers, Vict...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Baskets
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Thelma Carter
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Large cream jap silk and grosgrain day hat

Large cream jap silk and grosgrain day hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hats
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1912
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Petrified wood and pewter goanna brooch, attributed to Lin Onus

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

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Brooches
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Lin Onus
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Boomerang, part of a set of the hunting and gathering tools, attributed to the Gammon Ranges, 1951

Boomerang, part of a set of the hunting and gathering tools,...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Gammon Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1951
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Floppy light brown canvas hat

Floppy light brown canvas hat

Phillip Porta collection
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Hats
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Boomerang decorated with colour pictures of animals, stylistically attributed to Lake Tyers, Victoria

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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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Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Boomerang, attributed to King Billy, Geelong, 1800s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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1800
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Club, attribted to the Sydney area, about 1900-1920

Club, attribted to the Sydney area, about 1900-1920

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1900
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Boomerang

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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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Round, brimless ladies dress hat with navy blue netting veil

Round, brimless ladies dress hat with navy blue netting veil

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Boomerang with a kangaroo and inscribed

Boomerang with a kangaroo and inscribed "Souvenir of Austral...

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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Boomerang with painted kangaroo, attributed to Bill Onus

Boomerang with painted kangaroo, attributed to Bill Onus

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Bill Onus
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Boomerang featuring a painted emu and a piece of animal fur, attributed to Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Bill Onus
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Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Victoria, mid 19th century

Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Victoria, mid 19th cen...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Victoria, 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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Boomerangs
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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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Wall decoration

Wall decoration

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Artworks
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Helen Mabo
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1992
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Coiled and woven fibre basket, attributed to Thelma Carter, Lake Tyers, Victoria

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Baskets
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Thelma Carter
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Blue petal hat

Blue petal hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Boomerang with incised scallop pattern, attributed to Howard Bulmer, Coranderrk

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Howard Bulmer
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Small cream hat with heavy wire frame

Small cream hat with heavy wire frame

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hats
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1940
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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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Ceramic plate with image of indigenous man, attributed to 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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Shield, part of a set of the hunting and gathering tools, attributed to the Gammon Ranges, 1951

Shield, part of a set of the hunting and gathering tools, at...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Shields
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Gammon Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1951
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Boomerang with pokerwork foliage design, attributed to 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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Boomerang with coloured pokerwork images of animals, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang with coloured pokerwork images of animals, attribu...

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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