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Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Australian Aborigines League banner made by Bill Onus

Australian Aborigines League banner made by Bill Onus

Gary Foley collection
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Banners
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Bill Onus
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1945
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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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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 4 Cooktown Orchid

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 4 Cooktown Orchid

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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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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Sheer black mourning 'overdress' with ruffled bodice

Sheer black mourning 'overdress' with ruffled bodice

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Mourning dresses
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Cat sculpture (Ngaya)

Cat sculpture (Ngaya)

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Hector the Cat's Four Season Safety Mobile

Hector the Cat's Four Season Safety Mobile

Ian Yeaman collection
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Educational toys
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1982
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Clay pot by Thancoupie

Clay pot by Thancoupie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Pots
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Thancoupie
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1975
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White pillowcase with cotton ties

White pillowcase with cotton ties

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Inside calipers

Inside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Inside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Ladies' Dinner A Real Success

Ladies' Dinner A Real Success

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Val Shepherd
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1961
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Japara food bag

Japara food bag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Storage bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1912
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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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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Peacemaker, 1967

Peacemaker, 1967

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Magazines
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E C. Gare
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1967
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Badge, with peace sign and stars, for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

Badge, with peace sign and stars, for the Campaign for Nucle...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Act Responsibly for Christ's Sake - Nuclear War?

Act Responsibly for Christ's Sake - Nuclear War?

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Thread angle gauge

Thread angle 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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A good rice crop

A good rice crop

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Stone building with a pagoda style roof

Stone building with a pagoda style roof