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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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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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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

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

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

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Wooden container by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Wooden container 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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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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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1923 5CV 'Type C' torpedo' Citroen motor car, driven around Australia by Nevill Westwood in 1925

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Ron Westwood collection
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1923
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Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears, mouth and teeth

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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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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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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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Four Turbinidae Astraea Stellaris shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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Muricidae Chicoreus Rubiginosus

Muricidae Chicoreus Rubiginosus

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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1969
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Four Trochidae Trochus Architectonicus 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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Hand Print and Flags, by Kevin Buckeridge.

Hand Print and Flags, 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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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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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Glen Dixon
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Serpent Dreaming, by Kevin Buckeridge.

Serpent Dreaming, by Kevin Buckeridge.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Kevin Buckeridge
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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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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Kevin Buckeridge
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Shield

Shield

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Aborigines captured for station work. Women for sex.

Aborigines captured for station work. Women for sex.

Paddy Djagween collection
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Bark paintings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Paddy Djagween
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1955
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Ngalyawuldirr by J Pike

Ngalyawuldirr by J Pike

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Prints
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Jimmy Pike
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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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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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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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Dot painting of two water birds and setting sun

Dot painting of two water birds and setting sun

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Carlene Smith
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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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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Not provided
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1934
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Tree Frogs, by Kevin Buckeridge.

Tree Frogs, 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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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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Not provided
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1934
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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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Not provided
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1934
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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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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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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Kelly Yugili
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1994
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Gouache painting depicting landscape of Heavitree Gap, N.T

Gouache painting depicting landscape of Heavitree Gap, N.T

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Basel Rangea
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1966
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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Two Muricidae Chicoreus Cornucervi 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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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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Hunter Dreaming

Hunter Dreaming

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Cissy Turner
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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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Shield

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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