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The Man, Mik-mik

The Man, Mik-mik

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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Unknown
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1948
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The Moon, Jumauria

The Moon, Jumauria

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kulpidja
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1948
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Leigh Creek, Flinder Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Ray Maple
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1968
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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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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Set of Sony brand headphones

Set of Sony brand headphones

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Headphones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sony Corporation
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1960
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Child's drawing by David, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by David, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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David
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1954
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.30. Lesser Bottlebrush

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.30. Lesser Bottlebrush

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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Engraved boab nut 'Fighting over Women' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'Fighting over Women' by Jack Wherra

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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Pokerwork lizard, Ernabella SA

Pokerwork lizard, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Advertising booklet - Katherine Heart of the Top End Northern Territory

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wayne Zerbe
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1954
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Peace

Peace

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Gauge block attachment

Gauge block attachment

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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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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Tjalara
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1954
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Facsimile of Ned Kelly's backplate, breastplate, groinplate

Facsimile of Ned Kelly's backplate, breastplate, groinplate

Hans Wetzel collection
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Armour
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Mel Munro
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1969
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Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Paddles
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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We may go metric next year

We may go metric next year

Clarrie King collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1969
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Pair of ladies black patent leather shoes

Pair of ladies black patent leather shoes

Lois Grosse collection
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Shoes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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J Robins (VIC) Pty Ltd
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1965
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Covering letter for a series of five posters from Department of Employment, Education and Training, encouraging women to consider all options of employment

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Letters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1990
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Six slice toast rack

Six slice toast rack

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Toast racks
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Sheffield, England
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Walker & Hall
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1927
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Food stirer

Food stirer

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Kitchenware
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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25mm lens for movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

25mm lens for movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 1
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Camera lenses
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United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1947
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This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1962

This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1962

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Diaries
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1961
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly seated between a lady and a man at a meeting, 1961

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Berlin, Germany
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1961
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Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru

Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru

J Davidson collection no. 3
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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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1966
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Acme thread gauge

Acme thread gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Timber handle for a hand saw

Timber handle for a hand saw

John Docker collection
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Tool handles
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Philadelphia, United States of America
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Henry Disston & Sons
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1920
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Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Conidae Conus Chaldaeus

Conidae Conus Chaldaeus