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Manggalili clan painting by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1948

Manggalili clan painting by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 194...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1948
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Spear, Ernabella SA, mid 1950s

Spear, Ernabella SA, mid 1950s

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Spears
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1955
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Commemorative plaque for the introduction of RoadRailer carriages on the Adelaide to Alice Spring line in 1990

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Plaques
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South Australia, Australia
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Australian National [Railways]
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1990
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Medallion to commemorate the 1954 Royal Visit to Australia

Medallion to commemorate the 1954 Royal Visit to Australia

Lois Grosse collection
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Commemorative medallions
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South Australia, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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GMH Pointers

GMH Pointers

Jack Heenan collection
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Magazines
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GM Holden Ltd
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1951
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Toy dustpan brush

Toy dustpan brush

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Cleaning toys
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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Ferrier's Lever Wool Press, Serial No 1831, made by Humble & Sons, Geelong, c.1912

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Department of Administrative Services collection
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Wool presses
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Humble and Sons
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1876
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large nugget

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Smales Jewellers collection
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Brooches
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Western Australia, Australia
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Crawford family
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1890
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Black and white photograph of an unidentified male bowling

Black and white photograph of an unidentified male bowling

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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1952
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Electric light globe

Electric light globe

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Electric light globes
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United Kingdom
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General Electric Company
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1940
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Wine bottle commemorating an historic river boat race between PS Enterprise and PS Etona at Echuca in 1974

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Herbert Beal collection
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Wine bottles
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South Australia, Australia
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Angove's Pty Ltd
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1974
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngintya
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1954
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Khaki socks with two green stripes

Khaki socks with two green stripes

Dr Stephen Jani collection
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Socks
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Dr Istvan Jani
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1950
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Small cream coiled open weave plastic 'crinoline' hat

Small cream coiled open weave plastic 'crinoline' hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hats
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1940
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Armband

Armband

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Armbands
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Grey plastic headphone adapter

Grey plastic headphone adapter

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Audio equipment accessories
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Germany
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1960
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I.R.O. processing card