Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Shield with pokerwork bird, kangaroo, emu and bush on anterior, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Shield with pokerwork bird, kangaroo, emu and bush on anteri...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Shields
Apply Shields filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Boomerang with pokerwork image of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, made by Albert Perrett, La Perouse, Sydney, 1934

Boomerang with pokerwork image of the Sydney Harbour Bridge,...

A Perrett collection
Apply A Perrett collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Albert H. Perrett
Apply Albert H. Perrett filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
La Perouse

La Perouse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Baby shoes with shellwork decoration, La Perouse, Sydney

Baby shoes with shellwork decoration, La Perouse, Sydney

Jonathan Dickson collection
Apply Jonathan Dickson collection filter
Baby shoes
Apply Baby shoes filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Australian Aborigines' Mission. Miss Baker, Secretary. Mission House, La Perouse

Australian Aborigines' Mission. Miss Baker, Secretary. Missi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Decorated boomerang attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Decorated boomerang attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Joe Timbery Snr.
Apply Joe Timbery Snr. filter
Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Dionne Bowen
Apply Dionne Bowen filter
Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge, stylistically...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
La Perouse

La Perouse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mrs F Clarke
Apply Mrs F Clarke filter
1908
Apply 1908 filter
Decorated boomerang, inscribed with

Decorated boomerang, inscribed with "Mascot Aerodrome Dredgi...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Esme Timbery collection
Apply Esme Timbery collection filter
Ornaments
Apply Ornaments filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Esme Timbery
Apply Esme Timbery filter
2006
Apply 2006 filter
Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Esme Timbery collection
Apply Esme Timbery collection filter
Ornaments
Apply Ornaments filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Esme Timbery
Apply Esme Timbery filter
2006
Apply 2006 filter
Boomerang featuring animals by John Simms, La Perouse, Sydney, 1933

Boomerang featuring animals by John Simms, La Perouse, Sydne...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
John Simms
Apply John Simms filter
1933
Apply 1933 filter
Pokerwork shield with four trees motifs and animals on anterior, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Pokerwork shield with four trees motifs and animals on anter...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Shields
Apply Shields filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Painted and pokerwork boomerang featuring scallop border and man standing with shield and spear in centre, made by Joe Timbery, 1934, La Perouse, Sydney

Painted and pokerwork boomerang featuring scallop border and...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Joe Timbery
Apply Joe Timbery filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Esme Timbery collection
Apply Esme Timbery collection filter
Ornaments
Apply Ornaments filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Esme Timbery
Apply Esme Timbery filter
2006
Apply 2006 filter
Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge, stylistically...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
View, La Perouse

View, La Perouse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Aboriginals, La Perouse

Aboriginals, La Perouse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter

Image Unavailable

Shield with pokerwork boomerang, kangaroo, emu, bird and tre...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Shields
Apply Shields filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Club with pokerwork emu motif on anterior of bulbous head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Club with pokerwork emu motif on anterior of bulbous head, s...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Clubs
Apply Clubs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Boomerang with a kangaroo and inscribed

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

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Joe Timbery
Apply Joe Timbery filter
La Perouse Monument La Perouse N.S.W.

La Perouse Monument La Perouse N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Boomerang with pokerwork images of animals, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang with pokerwork images of animals, attributed to La...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Boomerang, made by Joe Timbery Snr (1912-1978), La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang, made by Joe Timbery Snr (1912-1978), La Perouse, ...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Joe Timbery Snr.
Apply Joe Timbery Snr. filter
1912
Apply 1912 filter
Pair of shellwork shoes

Pair of shellwork shoes

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection filter
Shoes
Apply Shoes filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission filter
Club with pokerwork kangaroo and human figure with spear motifs on head, from La Perouse, Sydney

Club with pokerwork kangaroo and human figure with spear mot...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Clubs
Apply Clubs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter

Image Unavailable

Dark timber boomerang decorated on anterior with five sectio...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
La Perouse, Sydney

La Perouse, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Boomerang featuring a map of Australia and animals, made by Albert Perrett, La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang featuring a map of Australia and animals, made by ...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Albert H. Perrett
Apply Albert H. Perrett filter
Club with emu motif on anterior of head and scallop border around head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Club with emu motif on anterior of head and scallop border a...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Clubs
Apply Clubs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Boomerang, made by Bill Syme, La Perouse, Sydney, 1932

Boomerang, made by Bill Syme, La Perouse, Sydney, 1932

Olive Pink collection
Apply Olive Pink collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Bill Syme
Apply Bill Syme filter
1932
Apply 1932 filter
Boomerang decorated with a koala,

Boomerang decorated with a koala, "Greetings from", attribut...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter

Image Unavailable

Three-sided shield with pokerwork kangaroo, emu and foliage ...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Shields
Apply Shields filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
La Perouse, Sydney.

La Perouse, Sydney.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
LA PEROUSE BAY, NEAR SYDNEY.

LA PEROUSE BAY, NEAR SYDNEY.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Art Series
Apply Art Series filter
Boomerang with kangaroo and

Boomerang with kangaroo and "Greetings from Bacchus Marsh"

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia
Apply Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia filter
Joe Timbery
Apply Joe Timbery filter
Boomerang decorated on anterior with pokerwork emu, bird, kangaroo and two possums, La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang decorated on anterior with pokerwork emu, bird, ka...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Reddish-coloured club with koala motif on both sides of head, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Reddish-coloured club with koala motif on both sides of head...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Clubs
Apply Clubs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Pokerwork boomerang featuring central motif of Australian map with bridge, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Pokerwork boomerang featuring central motif of Australian ma...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
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
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Bert Timbery
Apply Bert Timbery filter
Boomerang decorated with a kangaroo, a koala and an emu, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang decorated with a kangaroo, a koala and an emu, att...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Bob Timbery
Apply Bob Timbery filter
LA PEROUSE MONUMENT, BOTANY, NEAR SYDNEY.

LA PEROUSE MONUMENT, BOTANY, NEAR SYDNEY.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Art Series
Apply Art Series filter
Light timber boomerang decorated on anterior with five sections of pokerwork, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Light timber boomerang decorated on anterior with five secti...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Club with four-sided head featuring pokerwork animals and text on all sides, from La Perouse, Sydney, attributed to Tommy Foster

Club with four-sided head featuring pokerwork animals and te...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Clubs
Apply Clubs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Tommy Foster
Apply Tommy Foster filter
1938
Apply 1938 filter
Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge and animals, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge and animals, a...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Incised and painted shield, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Incised and painted shield, stylistically attributed to La P...

Mike Pearson collection
Apply Mike Pearson collection filter
Shields
Apply Shields filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Boomerang featuring incised image of a man and a bird, by Bob Timberey from La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang featuring incised image of a man and a bird, by Bo...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Bob Timbery
Apply Bob Timbery filter
Boomerang decorated with animals, by Bert Timbery, La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang decorated with animals, by Bert Timbery, La Perous...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Bert Timbery
Apply Bert Timbery filter
La Perouse, Sydney.

La Perouse, Sydney.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Clubs
Apply Clubs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
1800
Apply 1800 filter
Boomerang featuring a map of Australia and animals attributed to Albert Perrett, La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang featuring a map of Australia and animals attribute...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Albert H. Perrett
Apply Albert H. Perrett filter
Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge, stylistically...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Decorated wooden shield attributed to Albert Woodlands, from La Perouse, Sydney

Decorated wooden shield attributed to Albert Woodlands, from...

Albert Woodlands Shield collection
Apply Albert Woodlands Shield collection filter
Shields
Apply Shields filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Albert Woodlands
Apply Albert Woodlands filter
Pokerwork decorated boomerang, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Pokerwork decorated boomerang, attributed to La Perouse, Syd...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter

Image Unavailable

Shield decorated with Sydney Harbour Bridge, James Cook's la...

"Cook's Landing" Shield collection
Apply "Cook's Landing" Shield collection filter
Shields
Apply Shields filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
WJ Hughes
Apply WJ Hughes filter
Bow-shaped shield with pokerwork emu and bird designs on anterior, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Bow-shaped shield with pokerwork emu and bird designs on ant...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Shields
Apply Shields filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Boomerang with kangaroo, inscribed 'Tim O'Riley'

Boomerang with kangaroo, inscribed 'Tim O'Riley'

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Joe Timbery
Apply Joe Timbery filter
1986
Apply 1986 filter

Image Unavailable

Pokerwork boomerang featuring bridge motif in centre, stylis...

Scott Rainbow collection
Apply Scott Rainbow collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
La Perouse N.S.W.

La Perouse N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Load more objects