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Black felt hat with leatherette trim worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Black felt hat with leatherette trim worn by Dame Pattie Men...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Hats
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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1955
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Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Pencil cases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mary Archer
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1895
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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King George's Sound

King George's Sound

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1873
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Tusk ornament

Tusk ornament

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Ornaments
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Angoram, Sepik, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Victor Carell
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1977
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Roll of wallpaper

Roll of wallpaper

Tony Hill collection no. 1
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Canada
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Waldec of Canada Limited
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1965
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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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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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Child's drawing by Kitik, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Kitik, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kitik
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1954
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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

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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Snowy Mountains

Snowy Mountains

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Pennants
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Screencraft
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1950
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Folder of wedding hymns

Folder of wedding hymns

Lois Grosse collection
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Folders
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South Australia, Australia
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Zion Lutheran Church
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1961
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Ovaltine tin

Ovaltine tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Herefordshire, England
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A Wander Ltd
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1940
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Dr La Mont West collection
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Containers
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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'Tingarri Dreaming at Nariboruka [Naripuruka]' painted by George Tjapaltjarri, 1977

'Tingarri Dreaming at Nariboruka [Naripuruka]' painted by Ge...

Sally Banyard collection
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Tjapaltjarri
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1977
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Letter of congratulations from Ralph Harry to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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New York, United States of America
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from the story 'The Legend of the Birds' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 60

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Gentian
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1974
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Spokeshave branded H Docker, 1887

Spokeshave branded H Docker, 1887

John Docker collection
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Spokeshaves
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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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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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1974
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Wooden ruler advertising Hobart Savings Bank

Wooden ruler advertising Hobart Savings Bank

Bothwell Museum collection
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Promotional material
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1960
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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting three ochre-coloured fish with pointed teeth, by Wuyulwuy

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wuyulwuy Wanambi
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1974
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King Wally quits, 1991

King Wally quits, 1991

Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Daily Telegraph Mirror
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1991
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Painting on card by Jill Dundiwuy Mununggur, Yirrkala NT - from the story 'The Brolga and The Emu' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), probably p. 39

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jill Dundiwuy Mununggur
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1974
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The Gwalior Plains

The Gwalior Plains

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1840
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Sculpture of a kangaroo on a column, titled 'Ruby, Fond Memories' by Lorraine Jenyns, 1976

Sculpture of a kangaroo on a column, titled 'Ruby, Fond Memo...

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
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Lorraine Jenyns
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1971
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Discussion poster No.20 - Fuel and Power plans - October 18, 1948'

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George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1948
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Bone implement

Bone implement

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Bone tools
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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1935
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Engraved boab nut 'Police Intervene after a Fight' by Jack Wherra

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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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