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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Patricia Heath collection
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Forked wooden club

Forked wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1927
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Club head from Papua New Guinea

Club head from Papua New Guinea

Edmund Milne collection
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New Britain, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club with conical ends

Club with conical ends

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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A Morrison collection no. 1
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1966
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Carved ceremonial club from Tiwi Islands

Carved ceremonial club from Tiwi Islands

Roderick Shaw collection
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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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1900
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Boomerang-shaped wooden club, with tapered ends, and a smoothed black and white pigmented surface

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JW Lindo collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Forked wooden club

Forked wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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1900
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Club from Barwon River area, New South Wales, 1911

Club from Barwon River area, New South Wales, 1911

Edmund Milne collection
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Barwon River, New South Wales, Australia
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1911
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Florence Gaby collection
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Club from Macquarie River area, New South Wales, 1881

Club from Macquarie River area, New South Wales, 1881

Edmund Milne collection
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Macquarie River, New South Wales, Australia
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Club made by Muta-Maley, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Club made by Muta-Maley, Byrock, New South Wales, 1914

Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Muta-Maley
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1914
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Wooden club presented to ABC journalist John Bryant by anthropologist Charles Mountford in 1955

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John Bryant collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1954
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1974
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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Black Joe Wombadiemeri
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1965
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Charles Hart collection
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Sawfish club

Sawfish club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Stan Mitchell collection
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Ceremonial club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

Ceremonial club from Bogan River area, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Wooden club

Wooden club

JW Lindo collection
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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University of Sydney
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Club from Goondiwindi area, Queensland, 1901

Club from Goondiwindi area, Queensland, 1901

Edmund Milne collection
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Goondiwindi, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1901
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Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1966
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Patricia Heath collection
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Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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Patricia Heath collection
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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S Jackson collection
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Sale, Victoria, Australia
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1900
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Club

Edward Roberts collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Igor Zorich collection
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Throwing stick

Throwing stick

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Vernon Graham
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A Morrison collection no. 1
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Pokerwork decorated club, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1800
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Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1913
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Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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New South Wales, Australia
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1984
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Club

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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