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Weapon - Boomerang

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Nell  Basedow in a rickshaw, Colombo, Sri Lanka, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1931 or 1932

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Central Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Spear

Spear

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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Sample - Adhesive

Sample - Adhesive

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Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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Cylindrical wooden digging stick

Cylindrical wooden digging stick

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Club

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Gascoyne, Western Australia, Australia
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Club

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Glass plate negative - Blue waterlilies (Nymphaea nouchali) in billabong, Barker Gorge, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Glass plate negative - two men with cuts of meat hanging from roof of dwelling, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Film negative - Attack Island, Glenelg River, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Glenelg River, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Film negative - Trig erected on Krupp Hill, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) and collected by Herbert Basedow in 1913

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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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Stone blade

Stone blade

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Glass plate negative - Women and children at campsite, Darwin, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Glass plate negative - Rock paintings, Forrest River, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Adze

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Glass plate negative - Grave, Innamincka station, South Australia, Yandruwandha people, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Shell used as a palette

Shell used as a palette

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Glass plate negative - Balami and his wife Indamun, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Expedition outfit, Victoria River area, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Didjeridu

Didjeridu

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Seeds strung together in single strand with nylon fishing line

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Necklaces
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Central Australia, Australia
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Film negative - Punch, Lady and Annie, holding the eagle hawk Punch shot, Mt Woodward, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Sample - Adhesive

Sample - Adhesive

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Bone tool

Bone tool

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Clapstick

Clapstick

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Clapstick

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Glass plate negative - Men working in stockyards, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Film negative - Weakottu, Western Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Club with conical ends

Club with conical ends

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Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
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Bone fishing hook and line

Bone fishing hook and line

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Glass plate negative - Pastor Carl Strehlow in the doorway of the church at Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Spearthrower

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