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Firestick and sheath

Firestick and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Streaky Bay, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Ooldea, South 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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Adze

Adze

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hand axe and stone flakes [stone implement]

Hand axe and stone flakes [stone implement]

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clapsticks
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Looped fibre strings

Looped fibre strings

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Headbands
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pearl shell pubic cover attached to hair string belt

Pearl shell pubic cover attached to hair string belt

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Personal adornments
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shell used as a palette

Shell used as a palette

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Palettes
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Hermannsburg mission station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Ooyurka

Ooyurka

Douglas Seaton collection
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Stone artefacts
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Russell River, Queensland, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Stone implement

Stone implement

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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Film negative - Horse-whip at the Well, Todmorden station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Todmorden Station, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Glass plate negative - Fort Hill, Darwin Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negative - Man holding a child, Victoria River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Glass plate negative - Old Kai Kai, a Western Arrernte man, Henbury station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Film negative - Granite hill, Moorilyanna soakage, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wood stick frayed both ends

Wood stick frayed both ends

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Paintbrushes
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Stone blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Stone blade, collected near Normanton, Queensland

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Lantern slide - Youth on raft, Worora people, George Water, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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George Water, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negative - Girl, Unnrubinna, tobogganing on the granite slopes at Kurrekapinya Soakage, Ayers Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Weapon - Spearhead - stone

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearheads
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Shield

Shield

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shields
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Glass plate negative - Wagon crossing a stream bed, Victoria River district, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Kaolinite carving made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) -  human and animal motifs, 1913

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Carvings
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1913
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Lantern slide - Pineapple plantation, Charles Point, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Charles Point, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Pendant of beeswax studded with abrus seeds

Pendant of beeswax studded with abrus seeds

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pendants
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Film negative - People in front of shelter, possibly at Yalata station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Gascoyne, 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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Film negative - Herbert Basedow's dog Spottie wearing boots to protect his feet from burrs, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Nose stick

Nose stick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Personal adornments
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Glass plate negative - Woman decorated with pipe-clay markings, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow
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