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Oval toy shield made from wood, with three sticks inserted through two holes in the posterior surface, to form the handle

Oval toy shield made from wood, with three sticks inserted t...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Alberga River, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Toy shield

Toy shield

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Toy miniature crowns

Toy miniature crowns

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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1984
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Small red wooden toy post

Small red wooden toy post

Terence Lane collection
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Wooden toy shield

Wooden toy shield

Olive Pink collection
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Central Desert, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Olive Pink
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Small wooden toy kangaroo

Small wooden toy kangaroo

Terence Lane collection
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Plastic toys from a cereal box stored in a chocolate box

Plastic toys from a cereal box stored in a chocolate box

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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Joined pair of painted balsa wood figures

Joined pair of painted balsa wood figures

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Toy horse, 'Jackson', used during the cancelled 2007 Birdsville Races

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Jo Fort collection
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Jo Fort
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2007
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Conical toy basket

Conical toy basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Kopanga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Waiguma
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1974
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Toy bag

Toy bag

Reverend and Mrs Fenn collection no. 2
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Toy pandanus basket

Toy pandanus basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Manakudok-adjiripa, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rhoda Baryambula
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1974
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cardboard matchbox containing wooden toy kangaroos and scenery

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Terence Lane collection
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Horse and cart

Horse and cart

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Conical toy basket

Conical toy basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Kopanga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Waiguma
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1974
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Small red wooden toy post

Small red wooden toy post

Terence Lane collection
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Small green wooden toy hedge

Small green wooden toy hedge

Terence Lane collection
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Conical toy basket

Conical toy basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Kopanga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Waiguma
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1974
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Two wheeled trolley constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

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Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sir Roland Wilson
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1956
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Toy sago bag

Toy sago bag

Reverend and Mrs Fenn collection no. 2
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Conical toy basket

Conical toy basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Kopanga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Waiguma
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1974
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Small wooden toy kangaroo

Small wooden toy kangaroo

Terence Lane collection
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Toy boomerang

Toy boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

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Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Small green wooden toy hedge

Small green wooden toy hedge

Terence Lane collection
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Toy boomerang

Toy boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Toy truck

Toy truck

Claire Smith collection
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Small green wooden toy tree

Small green wooden toy tree

Terence Lane collection
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

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Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Black paper toy cat with orange ruffle

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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Homemade toy beaded evening bag and separate bag frame

Homemade toy beaded evening bag and separate bag frame

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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Novelty butterfly

Novelty butterfly

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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Wooden toy peg

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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French knitting spike

French knitting spike

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Stan Mitchell collection
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Brown celluloid toy stingray

Brown celluloid toy stingray

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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Wooden stacking toy

Wooden stacking toy

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Four wooden toy columns

Four wooden toy columns

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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Conical toy basket

Conical toy basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 12/06/1973 collection
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Blyth River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rhoda Baryambula
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1973
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Toy truck, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1954
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Brown celluloid toy stingray

Brown celluloid toy stingray

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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Two wooden toy disks

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Toy throwing stick - witwit

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Toy motor car made from a forked branch and a tobacco tin

Toy motor car made from a forked branch and a tobacco tin

Lyndsay Isaac collection
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Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Lyndsay Isaac
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1992
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Wooden toy figurine

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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Noahs Ark

Noahs Ark

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Stan Mitchell collection
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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1963
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Cylindrical bamboo toy spear made from a shaft with a wooden head tapering to a point hafted with plant material

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Wooden toy rabbit

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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Toy bow and arrows

Claire Smith collection
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