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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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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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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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Stone knife

Stone knife

Professor Henry and Luise Krips 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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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie 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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1926
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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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Hatchet

Hatchet

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cylindrical wooden tapstick, tapered at each end, with an incised spiral design, and pigment (Aranda?).

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D Boerner collection
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Clapsticks
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1944
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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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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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Not provided
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1973
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Hermannsburg style painting, titled 'Range Scene',  by Henoch Raberaba

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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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Henoch Raberaba
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor H Davies collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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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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Hooked boomerang, Lake Eyre basin, South Australia

Hooked boomerang, Lake Eyre basin, South Australia

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

JW Lindo collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Weapon - Boomerang - hooked

Weapon - Boomerang - hooked

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1960
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Adze

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Robert M. Wishart
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1964
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

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

Boomerang

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

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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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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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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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) and collected by Herbert Basedow in 1913

Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) and collected by...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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Hatchet

Hatchet

Professor H Davies 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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1933
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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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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 boomerang

Toy boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Mulka, 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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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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Shield

Shield

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shields
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1974
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Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte people

Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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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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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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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell 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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1963
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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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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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Toy boomerang

Toy boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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

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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Not provided
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1973
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Gouache painting, Australian landscape with white gums and scrubland, hills in the distance

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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy 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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1985
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Adze

Adze

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

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Child's drawing of pastoral station in Central Australia by Iris Nuggett Joye, Areyonga NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Iris Nuggett Joye
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Wooden Container

Wooden Container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Containers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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'Courting with a Nosepeg', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1974

'Courting with a Nosepeg', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 19...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1974
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Boomerang

Boomerang

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

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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