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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Containers
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Bark painting 'Tribal country of the Kangaroos & their mythical journey' by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1970

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1970
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1959 Wolseley 1500 saloon

1959 Wolseley 1500 saloon

Robert W Crompton collection
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Motor cars
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Professor Robert W. Crompton AM
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1959
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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1949
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Printed paper instruction sheet for a Caltex periscope.

Printed paper instruction sheet for a Caltex periscope.

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Instructional documents
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Caltex Australia
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1950
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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Pair of outside calipers

Pair of outside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Outside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Volutidae Cymbiolista Hunteri

Volutidae Cymbiolista Hunteri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1960
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Equal Pay Year 1986

Equal Pay Year 1986

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political 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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Vote 'Yes' for Aborigines, poster for 1967 Federal Referendum

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Margaret McLeod collection no. 1
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Political posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait...
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1967
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Handmade white linen cross-shaped table centre with a fancywork design of daisies

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Pearl shell chest ornament

Pearl shell chest ornament

Geoff Dennis collection
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Personal adornments
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Owaraha AKA Santa Ana Island, Solomon Islands
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1970
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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffee cups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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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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Non-conductive fibre

Non-conductive fibre

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Components
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Club - woman's fighting stick

Club - woman's fighting stick

Gladys Henry collection
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Clubs
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Movement for the Ordination of Women - We all try to do God's will: you in your way and G in Hers

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Movement for the Ordination of Women collection
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Church of England
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1984
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'The Bremer Island Turtle Man' by Mawalan Marika, Yirrkala, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan 1 Marika
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1967
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Note of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1970
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Dictating and transcribing machine

Dictating and transcribing machine

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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Dictating and transcribing machine

Dictating and transcribing machine

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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Information sheet titled 'Queensland's rainforest is not endangered, That's a fact'

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Concerned Ladies Action Group collection no. 2
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Information sheets
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Queensland, Australia
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Northern Rainforest Management Agency
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1995
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Take a Stand Australia. Stop Uranium Mushrooming

Take a Stand Australia. Stop Uranium Mushrooming

Terence Lane collection
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Political badges
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1970
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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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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Child's drawing by Tjume, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Tjume, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjume
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1954
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Child's drawing by Maluya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Maluya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maiuya
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1954
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Women's Democratic Organisation of Afghanistan

Women's Democratic Organisation of Afghanistan

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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Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Danarm D128 direct drive petrol chainsaw, made about 1958

Danarm D128 direct drive petrol chainsaw, made about 1958

Reginald Alder collection no. 1
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Chainsaws
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Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Danarm Pty Ltd
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1958
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Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietnam War