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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1946
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Goanna droppings by Shorty Lungkata, 1981

Goanna droppings by Shorty Lungkata, 1981

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1981
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Club

Club

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Containers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Sacred Yam Story

Sacred Yam Story

Sally Banyard collection
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Paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra
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1977
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Shield

Shield

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Shields
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Containers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wooden container, Arrernte people

Wooden container, Arrernte people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Containers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1945
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1950
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Hermannsburg style painting, titled 'Range Scene',  by Henoch Raberaba

Hermannsburg style painting, titled 'Range Scene', by Henoc...

Coulson collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Henoch Raberaba
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stone hatchet head, bifacially edge ground, secured to the distal end of a cylindrical wooden shaft

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The Australian Scene collection no. 7
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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The Honey Ant Dreaming

The Honey Ant Dreaming

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Musty S. Tjapangati
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Boomerang

Boomerang

The Australian Scene collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1973
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Hermannsburg style painting titled 'Range Scene', by Otto Pareroultja

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Coulson collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Otto Pareroultja
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Hand made pick

Hand made pick

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Picks
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Boomerang

Boomerang

The Australian Scene collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1973
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1945
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Spearthrower decorated by Albert Namatjira

Spearthrower decorated by Albert Namatjira

Goodmans collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Albert Namatjira
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1970
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Gouache painting, Australian landscape with white gums and scrubland, hills in the distance

Gouache painting, Australian landscape with white gums and s...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ted Crowe
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1975
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1977
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1935
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Knives
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JD and JM Kelly collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1950
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Boomerang

Boomerang

The Australian Scene collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1973
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Lantern slide - Man scraping boomerang with a sharp stone flake, Luritja people, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Hooked boomerang, Lake Eyre basin, South Australia

Hooked boomerang, Lake Eyre basin, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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String and shell pendant necklace

String and shell pendant necklace

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Necklaces
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Stone hatchet with a head that is bifacially flaked and the edge ground

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Edward Roberts collection
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Boomerang

Boomerang

The Australian Scene collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1973
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Hermannsburg style painting, titled 'Range Scene',  by Benjamin Landara

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Coulson collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Benjamin Landara
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Painting depicting ground designs used in Tingari ceremonies

Painting depicting ground designs used in Tingari ceremonies

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pini Tjapaltjarri
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1981
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor H Davies collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Broad flattened oval, concave wooden container

Broad flattened oval, concave wooden container

University of Sydney collection
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Containers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Boomerang

Boomerang

The Australian Scene collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Digging sticks
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Cowarie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Boomerang

Boomerang

The Australian Scene collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shield

Shield

Horne-Bowie collection
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Shields
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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