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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Timber and stone head pick

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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Weapon - Spearhead - glass

Weapon - Spearhead - glass

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Film negative - The expedition camp, Oodnadatta, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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Film negative - Men at Aparanya, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Opparinna Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek east, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Two men throwing spears

Glass plate negative - Two men throwing spears

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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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Spearthrower

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Alberga River, South Australia, Australia
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Lantern slide - Herbert Basedow, plains east of Lyndhurst, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow or unknown, 1907

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Lyndhurst, South Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Glass plate negative - Nell Basedow hanging out washing, expedition camp at Dickerie Waterhole, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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South Australia, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Woman decorated with pipe-clay markings, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shell used as a palette

Shell used as a palette

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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Film negative - Aboriginal children bathing, Sunday Island, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Weapon - Boomerang

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Film negative - Bert Oliffe (left) and Frank Feast doing the dishes, lunch camp, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Glass plate negative - Munjinna Bill, who accompanied the explorer R. F. Maurice on all his expeditions, at Maurice's grave, Yalata station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Stone blade

Stone blade

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Firestick

Firestick

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Glass plate negative - The Narlarla outcrop, Napier Range, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Napier Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

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

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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Women carrying wood supply. Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Child carrying boomerang, tidal mud flat off King Sound, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Club

Club

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Lake Kopperamanna, South Australia, Australia
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1920
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Buffalo cart, Colombo, Sri Lanka, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1931 or 1932

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Gascoyne, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

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

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Glass plate negative - Week old baby sleeping in a wooden container, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Film negative - entrance to a limestone cave on the Nullabor Plain, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Weapon - Spearthrower

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Glass plate negative - Sandstorm approaching from beyond Lake Killalpaninna, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Weapon - Boomerang

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South Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Weapon - Club - wooden

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Model war canoe

Model war canoe

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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

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

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Weapon - Boomerang

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