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Painting depicts the creation of the constellation,

Painting depicts the creation of the constellation, "Wuripir...

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wandjiwara
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1963
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Wooden cigar box that was packed with artefacts from the Kenniff Cave excavation in 1962 by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

Wooden cigar box that was packed with artefacts from the Ken...

D J Mulvaney collection
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Boxes
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1960
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Crataeva religiosa Capparidaceae

Crataeva religiosa Capparidaceae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Botanical sample of Mindrie root

Botanical sample of Mindrie root

Stan Mitchell collection
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Botanical specimens
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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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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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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1982
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Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Dishes
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs June G. Matthews
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1953
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Album containing photographs and newspaper clippings relating to women's cricket between 1932 and 1934

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Ruby Lee collection
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Photograph albums
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Korea
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1960
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Out of ANZUS

Out of ANZUS

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty
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1951
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Shield

Shield

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Shields
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not known
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1963
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Flying Foxes

Flying Foxes

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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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1963
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Australian Peace Committee Supports World Disarmament Campaign

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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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Stop French Testing

Stop French Testing

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Muroroa Atoll, Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia
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Direction des Centres d'Experimentation Nucleaires
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1966
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Proclamation of British sovereignty over King George V Land (Antarctica), signed by Sir Douglas Mawson, 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Documents
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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Child's drawing by Purkinya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Purkinya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Purkinya
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1954
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her hu...

Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

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Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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International Lenin Peace Prize medal awarded to Australian Bill Morrow in 1960

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Bill Morrow collection
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Medals
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Mr William 'Bill' Morrow
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1960
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Bandjalang'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Bandjalang'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Decalogue in Double Voice'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Decalogue in Double ...

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Brown leather-look vinyl briefcase used by Hon Peter Walsh while he was a senator for Western Australia

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Hon Peter Walsh collection
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Briefcases
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Peter A. Walsh
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1974
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Wolseley portable shearing plant

Wolseley portable shearing plant

Delma Keogh collection
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Shearing equipment
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England
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The Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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1925
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.20. Qualup Bell

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.20. Qualup Bell

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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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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Tjikalayi
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1954
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Metal punch featuring the letter

Metal punch featuring the letter "R".

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture