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Clay sample

Clay sample

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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A straight shaped piece of needle wood which has bark attached on one side

A straight shaped piece of needle wood which has bark attach...

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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An almost straight shaped piece of beefwood with bark still attached

An almost straight shaped piece of beefwood with bark still ...

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Tube of pale yellow glass for glass eye sclera

Tube of pale yellow glass for glass eye sclera

Paul McClarin collection
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Tube of pale yellow glass for glass eye sclera

Tube of pale yellow glass for glass eye sclera

Paul McClarin collection
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Sample - Wood

Sample - Wood

Milikapiti Council collection
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Tube of white glass for glass eye sclera

Tube of white glass for glass eye sclera

Paul McClarin collection
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A straight shaped piece of dogwood with bark still attached

A straight shaped piece of dogwood with bark still attached

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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A straight shaped piece of wood with bark still attached

A straight shaped piece of wood with bark still attached

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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A wooden sample of scribing

A wooden sample of scribing

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Sample of honey ants

Sample of honey ants

Stan Mitchell collection
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Round, flattened slab of spinifex gum or resin mixed with short vegetable fibres

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Two witchetty grubs

Two witchetty grubs

Stan Mitchell collection
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Woodwork samples

Woodwork samples

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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A wooden sample of scribing

A wooden sample of scribing

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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A straight shaped piece of dogwood with bark still attached

A straight shaped piece of dogwood with bark still attached

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Medium-sized block of hard black spinifex gum or resin

Medium-sized block of hard black spinifex gum or resin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Sample of Moths

Sample of Moths

Stan Mitchell collection
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A straight shaped piece of wood with bark still attached

A straight shaped piece of wood with bark still attached

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Grey crepe hair

Grey crepe hair

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Sample book of paint roller patterns titled 'Decorazioni mod...

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 3
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Mr Carmelo Mirabelli
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Commercially-acquired black powdered cement oxide

Commercially-acquired black powdered cement oxide

Tiwi Arts Network collection
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Bundle of split wood

Bundle of split wood

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1916
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Brown crepe hair

Brown crepe hair

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Tube of cream coloured glass for glass eye sclera

Tube of cream coloured glass for glass eye sclera

Paul McClarin collection
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Charcoal sample

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Two small balls of resin

Two small balls of resin

Bruce Wright collection
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Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 3
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Mr Carmelo Mirabelli
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Clear glass rod for glass eye optical illusion

Clear glass rod for glass eye optical illusion

Paul McClarin collection
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Cube of resin

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stringybark wood shavings

Stringybark wood shavings

Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Amagula
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1992
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Sample book of paint roller patterns titled 'Decorazioni mod...

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 3
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Mr Carmelo Mirabelli
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Clay sample

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Resin sample

Resin sample

The Australian Scene collection no. 4
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1974
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Bundle of glass twists for glass eyes

Bundle of glass twists for glass eyes

Paul McClarin collection
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Emu feathers

Ron Bell collection
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Wood shavings

Wood shavings

Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gulidja Durilla
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1992
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Wooden tray containing samples of adhesives and stone tools

Wooden tray containing samples of adhesives and stone tools

Stan Mitchell collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Stanley R. Mitchell
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Bundle of raw glass rods to make glass twists for glass eyes

Bundle of raw glass rods to make glass twists for glass eyes

Paul McClarin collection
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Ron Bell collection
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Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia
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Sample book of paint roller patterns, pattern no. 190

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 3
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Mr Carmelo Mirabelli
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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Sample of a mussel shell spear barb

Sample of a mussel shell spear barb

Rodney Mason collection
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Kurnell, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rodney Mason
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2011
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Clay sample

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Rounded dark brown ball of resin

Rounded dark brown ball of resin

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Cortex sample [stone implement]

Eric Brandl collection
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Gimbat Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sample of fibre string

Sample of fibre string

Rodney Mason collection
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Kurnell, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rodney Mason
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2011
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Large ball of resin

Large ball of resin

Bruce Wright collection
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Chanthanao Family collection
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Mr Eng Chanthanao
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Wattle wood shavings

Wattle wood shavings

Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Amagula
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1992
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Rod of black glass for glass eye pupils

Rod of black glass for glass eye pupils

Paul McClarin collection
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Sample book of paint roller patterns, pattern no. 171

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 3
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Mr Carmelo Mirabelli
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Resin

Resin

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Sinew sample

Sinew sample

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Gabriella Roy collection
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Balgo, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1986
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Bundle of glass rods in mixed base colours for glass eyes

Bundle of glass rods in mixed base colours for glass eyes

Paul McClarin collection
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Sample of netted string

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wool fleece

Wool fleece

Ernabella Arts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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