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Glass plate negative - Wagon crossing a stream bed, Victoria River district, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Glass plate negative - One of the vice-regal cars bogged on the Burt Plain, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Esperance Bay, Western Australia, Australia
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Ornament made from a cut and filed baler shell

Ornament made from a cut and filed baler shell

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Film negative - Travelling in Nullabor station Ford truck, South Australia or Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

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Toy spearthrower

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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lantern slide - Herbert Basedow interviewing Danbidelli (Jim Mariner), photographer unknown, Innamincka, South Australia, 1919

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Film negative - Aboriginal children bathing, Sunday Island, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Film negative - Morning reflections on a billabong off the Wilton River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Copy negative - Boy practicing with toy shield and boomerang, Arrernte people, Alberga Creek, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Men and horses pulling the expedition car up a sandy stream bank, Victoria River district, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Nose ornament

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Film negative - River scene, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Glass plate negative - Whistle and his wife Nellie, between Derby and Kimberley Downs station, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Glass plate negative - Emily Gap, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1924

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Emily Gap, Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Message stick

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Glass plate negative - Punch (Arrerika), suffering with fly bitten eye, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Film negative - Expedition party on march, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Film negative - Herbert Basedow's dog Spottie wearing boots to protect his feet from burrs, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Nose stick

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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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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Stone knife

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Glass plate negative - Men displaying different methods of dressing their hair, Cambridge Gulf, northern Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Glass plate negative - Men fighting with clubs called 'kutturu', Luritja people, Finke River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Finke River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kaolinite carving made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - human and animal tracks, 1913

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Stone knife and sheath

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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stone knife

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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Expedition party crossing a clay flat, north-west of Gill's Bluff, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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