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Carved wooden shield by Kabol of Sangapi, Bismark Schrader Ranges

Carved wooden shield by Kabol of Sangapi, Bismark Schrader R...

Ken and Amirah Inglis collection
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Mulga wood shield by Andy Tjilari, 1975

Mulga wood shield by Andy Tjilari, 1975

Diana James collection
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Andy Tjilari
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1975
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Man Dreaming (dingari), painted by Anatjarri Tjakamarra, 1972

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Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Shields
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Sandy Blight Junction, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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1972
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Incised wooden broad shield

Incised wooden broad shield

South Eastern Australian Shields and Club collection
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Parrying shield by Sean Fagan, 2015

Parrying shield by Sean Fagan, 2015

Sean Fagan collection
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Mr Sean Fagan
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Elongated diamond-shaped burnished wooden parrying shield decorated with blue pigment

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19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Upper Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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1840
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Dark coloured narrow wooden parrying shield

Dark coloured narrow wooden parrying shield

Kilborn - Goojung Station collection
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Shield with cross design on front

Shield with cross design on front

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Narrow wooden parrying shield

Narrow wooden parrying shield

Kilborn - Goojung Station collection
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Wooden shield with incised design from Hermannsburg, 1951

Wooden shield with incised design from Hermannsburg, 1951

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Rainforest shield, Tully River area, Queensland made by Andy, 1970

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Gladys Henry collection
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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1970
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Decorated wooden shield

Decorated wooden shield

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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1964
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Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yanpiyarti N. Cox
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2007
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Shield

Shield

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Elongate oval red pigmented wooden shield '[Old Man Dreaming]', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1972

Elongate oval red pigmented wooden shield '[Old Man Dreaming...

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1972
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Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yanpiyarti N. Cox
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2007
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Wanparda shield with blue coloured decoration

Wanparda shield with blue coloured decoration

Wanparda Shield collection
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Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia
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Shield with red square - QLD - painted by Paul Bong

Shield with red square - QLD - painted by Paul Bong

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Paul Bong
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Kaurna Shield, 2014 by Jack Buckskin

Kaurna Shield, 2014 by Jack Buckskin

Jack Buckskin collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Jack Buckskin
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Parrying shield made by Willie Dawson, 2014

Parrying shield made by Willie Dawson, 2014

Willie Dawson collection
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Whyalla, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Willie Dawson
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2014
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Elongate oval red pigmented wooden shield [Lyurulyuru Dreaming], painted by Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa, 1972

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Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa
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1972
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Weapon - Shield

Weapon - Shield

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shield with pokerwork bird, kangaroo, emu and bush on anterior, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Pokerwork shield with four trees motifs and animals on anterior, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Incised wooden shield

Incised wooden shield

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1898
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Incised wooden narrow shield

Incised wooden narrow shield

South Eastern Australian Shields and Club collection
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Incised wooden narrow shield

Incised wooden narrow shield

South Eastern Australian Shields and Club collection
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Shield with incised and pigmented zig zag pattern

Shield with incised and pigmented zig zag pattern

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Mulga wood shield by Andy Tjilari, 1975

Mulga wood shield by Andy Tjilari, 1975

Diana James collection
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Andy Tjilari
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1975
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Shield

Shield

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vernon Graham
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Weapon - Shield - parrying

Weapon - Shield - parrying

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Murray River, , Australia
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Incised shield with white pigment decoration

Incised shield with white pigment decoration

Stan Mitchell collection
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Not provided
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1963
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Shield with carved diamond pattern painted in Reckitt's Blue

Shield with carved diamond pattern painted in Reckitt's Blue

Angus Munns collection
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Mulga wood shield by Andy Tjilari, 1975

Mulga wood shield by Andy Tjilari, 1975

Diana James collection
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Andy Tjilari
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1975
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Shield painted by Andy Jabangardi

Shield painted by Andy Jabangardi

Adrian Fleming collection
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Andy Jabangardi
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1970
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Weapon - Shield

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1974
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Weapon - Shield

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1976
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Shield carved with figurative scenes on sides and fleur de lei motifs along centre, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Shield with dot painting design made by Laddie Timbery, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr. Laddie Timbery
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1990
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Carved wooden shield

Carved wooden shield

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1907
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Parrying Shield

Parrying Shield

Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Reggie Jackson
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Weapon - Shield

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Shield

Shield

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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South West Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Unknown
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1976
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Shield

Shield

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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Shield

Shield

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Shield

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Reggie Jackson
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Weapon - Shield, Mornington Island, 1974

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Unknown
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1974
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Shield

Shield

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Shield

Shield

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Carved wooden shield

Carved wooden shield

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Shield

Shield

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Weapon - Shield

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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1918
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Rainforest shield - QLD

Rainforest shield - QLD

Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 2
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North-Eastern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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