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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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Shields
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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

Shield

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Shields
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vernon Graham
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Incised wooden narrow shield

Incised wooden narrow shield

South Eastern Australian Shields and Club collection
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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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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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Incised wooden broad shield

Incised wooden broad shield

South Eastern Australian Shields and Club 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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Andy
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1970
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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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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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Elongate oval red pigmented wooden shield '[Old Man Dreaming]', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1972

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Carved wooden shield by Kabol of Sangapi, Bismark Schrader Ranges

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Ken and Amirah Inglis collection
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Incised wooden shield

Incised wooden shield

E Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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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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Dark coloured narrow wooden parrying shield

Dark coloured narrow wooden parrying shield

Kilborn - Goojung Station collection
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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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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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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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Incised wooden narrow shield

Incised wooden narrow shield

South Eastern Australian Shields and Club 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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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

Florence Gaby collection
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Shield

Shield

E Milne collection
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Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Not provided
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1963
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Weapon - Shield

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Decorated Shield

Decorated Shield

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Shield

Shield

University of Sydney collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Wooden shield with stripped goanna

Wooden shield with stripped goanna

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Shield

Shield

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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Shield

Shield

Florence Gaby collection
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Small wooden shield

Small wooden shield

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Shield

Shield

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Shield with white and red ochre

Shield with white and red ochre

Bruce Wright collection
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Carved wooden shield with a pigmented design

Carved wooden shield with a pigmented design

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Shield

Shield

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1953
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

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

Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Shield

Shield

E Milne collection
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Rainforest shield - Cairns, QLD

Rainforest shield - Cairns, QLD

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Parrying shield with platypus design

Parrying shield with platypus design

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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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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Shield

Shield

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Parrying Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Shield

Shield

Igor Zorich collection
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Shield

Shield

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Shield

The Australian Scene collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Ocenaia
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1923
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