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Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears, mouth and teeth

Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears, mouth a...

Paddy Roe collection
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Dance equipment
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Lee
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1968
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Pencil and wash sketch depicting two women in a desert scene, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pencil and wash drawing of two emus near a body of water, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Pencil and wash drawing depicting a woman, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Pencil and wash drawing depicting two women, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Model of Pearling Lugger Essey A52

Model of Pearling Lugger Essey A52

Norman Savage collection
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Moa Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Norman Savage
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1999
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Coolamon by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Coolamon by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Containers
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pampirla H. Boxer
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2008
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'Karli' by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2007

'Karli' by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pampirla H. Boxer
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2007
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1923 5CV 'Type C' torpedo' Citroen motor car that Nevill Westwood drove on the first around Australia circuit by a car in 1925

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Ron Westwood collection
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Painting depicting vegetation with running emu, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Shield

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shields
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Reproduction photographs, Ancient Rock

Reproduction photographs, Ancient Rock

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Photomontages
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Ustulata shells.

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Trochidae Angaria Delphina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Carved female head by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2007

Carved female head by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Carvings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pampirla H. Boxer
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2007
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Volutidae Amoria Jawrachi

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pearl shells in wire panel

Pearl shells in wire panel

Daniel Aitken collection no. 1
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Daniel Aitken
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2001
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'Karli' by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2007

'Karli' by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pampirla H. Boxer
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2007
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Gecko Dreams, by Kevin Buckeridge.

Gecko Dreams, by Kevin Buckeridge.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Kevin Buckeridge
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Necklaces
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Reproduction photograph, Crab Creek star trail

Reproduction photograph, Crab Creek star trail

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Photomontages
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Ernie Poltey
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Food from the Ocean by Glen Dixon

Food from the Ocean by Glen Dixon

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Glen Dixon
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Boad nut incised with abstract pattern

Boad nut incised with abstract pattern

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Nut carvings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Pirla (Ghosts)

Pirla (Ghosts)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Pike
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1985
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Volutidae Amoria Grayi

Volutidae Amoria Grayi

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears and eyes

Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears and eyes

Paddy Roe collection
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Dance equipment
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Lee
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1968
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'Majarrka Pukurti' by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2007

'Majarrka Pukurti' by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Carvings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pampirla H. Boxer
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2007
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'Karli' by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2007

'Karli' by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pampirla H. Boxer
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2007
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Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Photograph Broome WA by Peter McKenzie

Photograph Broome WA by Peter McKenzie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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Reproduction photograph,  Yarngarak Weekarah

Reproduction photograph, Yarngarak Weekarah

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Painting of two platypus and two hand prints

Painting of two platypus and two hand prints

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Kelly Yugili
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1994
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Stair Case to the Moon

Stair Case to the Moon

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Photographic prints
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Caputserpentis

Cypraeidae Cypraea Caputserpentis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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1900
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Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells from Riddell's Beach

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Turbinidae Turbo Petholatus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Conidae Conus Victoriae

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Stick from the West Kimberley region, represents a WW1 soldier's sword

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Paddy Roe collection
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Dance equipment
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Lee
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1968
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Headdress from the West Kimberley region, represents a WW1 soldier's hat

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Paddy Roe collection
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Dance equipment
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Lee
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1968
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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Shield

Shield

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Incarnata shells (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pearl shells in wire panel

Pearl shells in wire panel

Daniel Aitken collection no. 1
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Daniel Aitken
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Carved head of an Aboriginal man, painted sandstone, on a ba...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Lagrange, Western Australia, Australia
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John Tdo Tdo
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1976
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Trochidae Angaria Tyria

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Barramundi by Justin Everette

Barramundi by Justin Everette

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Audio recording in box of interveiw with Butcher Joe Nangan regarding his sketchbook

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Butcher Joe Nangan collection
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Reel-to-reel audio tapes
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1972
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Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Kalpurtu

Kalpurtu

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Pike
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1987
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