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Shield

Shield

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Unknown
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Shield

Shield

Igor Zorich collection
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Parrying shield, Murray River area, New South Wales

Parrying shield, Murray River area, New South Wales

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Murray River, Riverina, New South Wales, Australia
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Parrying shield, Murrumbidgee River area, New South Wales, 1895

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Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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1895
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Shield

Shield

Igor Zorich collection
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Shield - made by Claude, George and Malcolm Wilson - Mitchell River, QLD

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Claude Wilson
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1927
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Shield, Mornington Island, Queensland, 1974

Shield, Mornington Island, Queensland, 1974

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1974
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Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1890

Shield, Castlereagh River area, New South Wales, 1890

Edmund Milne collection
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Castlereagh River, New South Wales, Australia
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1890
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Incised and painted shield, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Mike Pearson collection
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Shields
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1930
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Shield - Mornington Island, QLD

Shield - Mornington Island, QLD

RM Dixon collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Rainforest shield - QLD

Rainforest shield - QLD

Horne-Bowie collection
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Queensland, Australia
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1926
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Shield

Shield

JW Lindo collection
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Murray and Darling area, New South Wales, Australia
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1985
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Shield

Shield

H Robinson collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1975
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Shield -  Aurukun, QLD

Shield - Aurukun, QLD

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Pokerwork shield with four trees motifs and animals on anterior, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Shield

Shield

L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Shield

Shield

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shield, Lower Murray River area, South Australia

Shield, Lower Murray River area, South Australia

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Shield, Lower Murray River area, South Australia

Shield, Lower Murray River area, South Australia

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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1993
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Parrying shield

Parrying shield

JW Lindo collection
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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Shield, Gippsland, Victoria, 1900

Shield, Gippsland, Victoria, 1900

Edmund Milne collection
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Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1900
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Incised wooden broad shield

Incised wooden broad shield

South Eastern Australian Shields and Club collection
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Three-sided shield with pokerwork kangaroo, emu and foliage designs in  style of La Perouse.

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Scott Rainbow collection
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Incised shield, Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1898

Incised shield, Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1898

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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Shield

Shield

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wanparda shield from the Pilbara region WA

Wanparda shield from the Pilbara region WA

Wanparda Shield collection
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Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia
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Incised shield with white pigment decoration

Incised shield with white pigment decoration

Stan Mitchell collection
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Not provided
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1963
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Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Shields
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yanpiyarti N. Cox
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2007
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Shield

Shield

Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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Parrying shield by Sean Fagan, 2015

Parrying shield by Sean Fagan, 2015

Sean Fagan collection
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Mr Sean Fagan
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Incised shield, Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1898

Incised shield, Bogan River area, New South Wales, 1898

Edmund Milne collection
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Shield, Tumut, New South Wales,1899

Shield, Tumut, New South Wales,1899

Edmund Milne collection
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Tumut, New South Wales, Australia
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1899
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Shield, Central Australia, Northern Territory, 1974

Shield, Central Australia, Northern Territory, 1974

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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Parrying Shield

Parrying Shield

Gabriella Roy collection
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Victoria, Australia
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1986
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Shield, Utopia, Northern Territory, 1975

Shield, Utopia, Northern Territory, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1975
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'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

Black's Museum collection
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Queensland, Australia
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1930
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Shield

Shield

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shield

Shield

Florence Gaby collection
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Shield, Boulia area, Queensland

Shield, Boulia area, Queensland

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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1985
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Shield

Shield

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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South West Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Parrying Shield

Parrying Shield

Horne-Bowie collection
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Shields
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Victoria, Australia
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1926
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Rainforest shield, QLD

Rainforest shield, QLD

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Shield

Shield

Edmund Milne collection
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Rainforest shield, Tully River area, Queensland made by Andy, 1970

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Gladys Henry collection
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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1970
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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia
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1897
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Pigmented shield

Pigmented shield

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Henry J. Kripps
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1984
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Shield used by Jacky Plowright, Berrima area, New South Wales, 1890

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Edmund Milne collection
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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Jacky Plowright
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1890
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Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yanpiyarti N. Cox
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2007
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Not provided
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1963
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Shield

Shield

Papuan Official collection
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Era River, Gorau-Obe, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1927
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Shield with white and red ochre

Shield with white and red ochre

Bruce Wright collection
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Incised wooden narrow shield

Incised wooden narrow shield

South Eastern Australian Shields and Club collection
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Shield

Shield

Florence Gaby collection
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Parrying shield, Murrumbidgee River area, New South Wales, 1895

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Edmund Milne collection
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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1895
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Shield

Shield

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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