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Aborigines captured for station work. Women for sex.

Aborigines captured for station work. Women for sex.

Paddy Djagween collection
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Bark paintings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Paddy Djagween
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1955
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Caputserpentis

Cypraeidae Cypraea Caputserpentis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Reproduction photographs titled 'Ancient Rock', by Yarngarah Weetarah (Brolga Moon), 1994

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photomontages
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Yarngarah Weetarah
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1994
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

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

Shield, Broome, Western Australia

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shields
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Print titled 'Kurntumaru and Parnaparnti', by Jimmy Pike, 1987

Print titled 'Kurntumaru and Parnaparnti', by Jimmy Pike, 19...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Pike
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1987
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Turbinidae Turbo Petholatus

Turbinidae Turbo Petholatus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Reproduction photograph titled 'Gantheaume Point star trail', by Ernie Polley, 1994

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photomontages
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Ernie Polley
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Carved head of an Aboriginal man, painted sandstone, on a base

Carved head of an Aboriginal man, painted sandstone, on a ba...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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John Tdo Tdo
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1976
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Pencil and wash drawing depicting a woman, by Butcher Joe Nangan

Pencil and wash drawing depicting a woman, by Butcher Joe Na...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Print titled 'Ngalyawuldirr', by Jimmy Pike

Print titled 'Ngalyawuldirr', by Jimmy Pike

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Jimmy Pike
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Volutidae Amoria Praetexta

Volutidae Amoria Praetexta

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells from Riddell's Beach

Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells from Riddell's Beach

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Two Muricidae Chicoreus Cornucervi shells with opercula

Two Muricidae Chicoreus Cornucervi shells with opercula

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Pencil and wash drawing depicting two women, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pencil and wash sketch depicting two women in a desert scene, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Pearl shells in wire panel

Pearl shells in wire panel

Daniel Aitken collection no. 1
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Daniel Aitken
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2001
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Trochidae Angaria Delphina

Trochidae Angaria Delphina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Four Turbinidae Astraea Stellaris shells

Four Turbinidae Astraea Stellaris shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Volutidae Amoria Jawrachi

Volutidae Amoria Jawrachi

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears, mouth and teeth

Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears, mouth a...

Paddy Roe collection
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Dance equipment
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Lee
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1968
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Trochidae Angaria Tyria

Trochidae Angaria Tyria

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Broome

Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Broome

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pearl shells in wire panel

Pearl shells in wire panel

Daniel Aitken collection no. 1
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Daniel Aitken
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2001
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Photographic print of red cliffs, blue sky and one cloud, Broome, Western Australia, by Peter McKenzie, 1990

Photographic print of red cliffs, blue sky and one cloud, Br...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographic prints
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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'Karli' by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2007

'Karli' by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pampirla H. Boxer
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2007
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Two Conidae Conus Victoriae

Two Conidae Conus Victoriae

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1917
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Pencil and wash drawing of two emus near a body of water, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Shields
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Photographic print of red cliffs and blue sky, Broome, Western Australia, by Peter McKenzie, 1990

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographic prints
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Boomerang, Broome, Western Australia

Boomerang, Broome, Western Australia

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Photographic print of beach, red cliffs and blue sky, Broome, Western Australia, by Peter McKenzie, 1990

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographic prints
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Four Turbinidae Astraea Rotularia shells

Four Turbinidae Astraea Rotularia shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Boad nut incised with abstract pattern

Boad nut incised with abstract pattern

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Nut carvings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Necklaces
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Photographic print of diagonal red cliffs and blue sky, Broome, Western Australia, by Peter McKenzie, 1990

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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1923 5CV 'Type C' torpedo' Citroen motor car, driven around Australia by Nevill Westwood in 1925

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Ron Westwood collection
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Motor cars
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France
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Citroen
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1923
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Photographic print of boulders, red cliffs, and blue sky, Broome, Western Australia, by Peter McKenzie, 1990

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Histrio

Cypraeidae Cypraea Histrio

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1960
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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