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Poster -

Poster - "The Story of the Forwards/Backwards Land"

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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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Australian silver commemorative medallion marking Australia's 150th Anniversary in1938, featuring the landing at Sydney Cove of Captain Arthur Phillip on January 26 1788.

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Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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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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Goanna sculpture

Goanna 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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Ikula
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Black and white photograph of Gough Whitlam and Fred Daly, 1973

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Fred Daly collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1973
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Peggy Antonio, Amy Hudson, Alice Wegemund, Hazel Pritchard, Kath Smith and Elsie Deane waving goodbye before sailing from Melbourne to England, 1937.

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Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Elsie Deane
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1937
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Sample possum pelt

Sample possum pelt

James Wall collection
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Specimens
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Umbango, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Denis Francois R. de Berigny
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1920
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Poster for 'International Women's Day', 1992

Poster for 'International Women's Day', 1992

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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Sympathy card

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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1973
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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Entree plate with coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Hiroshima Never Again!'88

Hiroshima Never Again!'88

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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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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Wooden pair of pokerwork clapsticks

Wooden pair of pokerwork clapsticks

Anne Ranse collection
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Clapsticks
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Archdeacon Anne M. Ranse
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1972
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Peace

Peace

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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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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Ngintya
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1954
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Malyanka
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Amy Hudson and Hazel Pritchard

Amy Hudson and Hazel Pritchard

Amy Hudson collection
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Photographs
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1937
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Set of two children's glasses

Set of two children's glasses

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Glasses
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Surrey County Cricket Club scorecard, 3rd Test England v Australia, The Oval July 10-13 1937

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Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Scorecards
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England, United Kingdom
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Sue Summers
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1937
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Malawidiwidi (Dua moiety - albatross)

Malawidiwidi (Dua moiety - albatross)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wayne Ashley
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Boomerang, broken, made by Donald Turner, Lake Tyers, 1937

Boomerang, broken, made by Donald Turner, Lake Tyers, 1937

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Donald Turner
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1937
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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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English willow shaped into a gum leaf

English willow shaped into a gum leaf

Nance Pownall collection
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Wood carvings
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England, United Kingdom
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Gunn and Moore Ltd
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1937
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Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs Eva Howie for her daughter Clyde, 1930s

Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs E...

Hetherington Family collection
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Dolls houses
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Eden Hills, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Eva A. Howie
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1930
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Instruction and Recipe Book for pressure cooker made by the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation

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MC Glenn collection
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Operating manuals
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation Pty Ltd
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1945
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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1937
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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Pair of cream nylon gloves with ribbed decoration on glove backs

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Toni Hood collection
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Gloves
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Rae Hood
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1960
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Dolly clothes peg

Dolly clothes peg

Margaret Heap 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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1950
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Dictating and transcribing machine