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Boomerang, Port Mackay area, Queensland

Boomerang, Port Mackay area, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Port Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Cycad Nuts

Cycad Nuts

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1948
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Myosotis Suaveolens

Myosotis Suaveolens

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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First Prize awarded to Mrs Wilson  for her 'Jacobean bird' textile panel at the Cummins A. & H. Society 55th Annual Show

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Cummins, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1965
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Engraved boab nut 'Police Intervene after a Fight' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'Police Intervene after a Fight' by Jack W...

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Stub of a wax candle

Stub of a wax candle

John Docker collection
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Candles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Club, Mungeranie, South Australia,

Club, Mungeranie, South Australia,

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Boot hook

Boot hook

Colledge Family collection
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Boot hooks
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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R.M.S.

R.M.S. "Largs Bay" Fancy Dress Carnival

Nance Pownall collection
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Programs
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England, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line
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1937
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Colour lithograph showing a collage of Gumnut Babies by May Gibbs

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 5
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Lithographs
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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1920
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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Australian Film Institute Award, 1980, to Jack Thompson for his role of leading actor in the film Breaker Morant

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Jack Thompson collection
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Awards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Film Institute
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1980
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Child's drawing from Ernabella

Child's drawing from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Pastel drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ilyipi
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1954
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Gatji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.10.Kurrajong

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.10.Kurrajong

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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Foot switch

Foot switch

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Club, Mungeranie, South Australia

Club, Mungeranie, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Miss Maud Jeffries

Miss Maud Jeffries

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Talma & Co
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Photograph of R.M.S. Ormonde

Photograph of R.M.S. Ormonde

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Gravesend, Kent, England
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W J Munns, Gravesend
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1917
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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