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Incised boomerang featuring kangaroo and emu amongst trees in centre, from QLD

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Pine Rivers, Queensland, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Australia
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Hooked boomerang

Hooked boomerang

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

David Westcott collection no. 1
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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'Water Dreaming' - made and painted by Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra, 1975

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Goodmans collection
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Boomerangs
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra
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1970
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Reggie Jackson
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Boomerang featuring front halves of cow and horse in centre and geometric designs on arms

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Edmund Milne collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

David Westcott collection no. 1
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

The Australian Scene collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Darrell Lewis collection no. 1
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Weapon - Boomerang - hunting

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Boomerang

Ron Bell collection
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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga NSW.

Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga NSW.

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerang with incised design from Hermannsburg, 1951

Boomerang with incised design from Hermannsburg, 1951

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Northern Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Boomerang featuring animals by John Simms, La Perouse, Sydney, 1933

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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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John Simms
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1933
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Painted and pokerwork boomerang featuring scallop border and man standing with shield and spear in centre, made by Joe Timbery, 1934, La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow 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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1934
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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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Herbert Keys collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Cobbie
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Boomerang

Boomerang

The Australian Scene collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1945
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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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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Unknown
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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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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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