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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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We may go metric next year

We may go metric next year

Clarrie King collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1969
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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Poster

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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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Metal punch featuring the number

Metal punch featuring the number "1"

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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Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Geological specimens
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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1971
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Ambumandja.

Ambumandja.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Baijimma
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1969
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Cartoon of Gough Whitlam and the AMA

Cartoon of Gough Whitlam and the AMA

Jeffrey Frith collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Jeffrey Frith
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1969
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Bifacially flaked and edge ground, stone hatchet

Bifacially flaked and edge ground, stone hatchet

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Hatchets
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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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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Child's drawing by Mylrgyi, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Mylrgyi, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Mylrgyi
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1954
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Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Geological specimens
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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1971
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Facsimile of Ned Kelly's backplate, breastplate, groinplate

Facsimile of Ned Kelly's backplate, breastplate, groinplate

Hans Wetzel collection
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Armour
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Mel Munro
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1969
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Bomarea edulis

Bomarea edulis

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Peter Milton ALP La Trobe election campaign sticker

Peter Milton ALP La Trobe election campaign sticker

Peter Milton collection
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Stickers
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Milton
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1980
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Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Geological specimens
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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1971
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Australia for the Australians, White Australia

Australia for the Australians, White Australia

White Australia Protection Badge collection
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Political badges
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Australia
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1906
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Akubra brand broad-brimmed fur felt hat worn by anthropologist by Dr Peter Sutton when he was doing fieldwork

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Peter Sutton collection no. 2
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Hats
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Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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1980
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Together we can stop the bomb

Together we can stop the bomb

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Association for International Co-operation & Disarmament
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1981
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Poster

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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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Australia, Our Aborginal Heritage tea-towel

Australia, Our Aborginal Heritage tea-towel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Introduce things Australian to the Japanese public

Introduce things Australian to the Japanese public

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Posters
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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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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Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Geological specimens
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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1971
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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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Poster

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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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Bone china coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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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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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Snake Dreaming for Children by  Uta Uta Tjangala, 1972  polymer on board

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1972
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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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Certificate awarded to E Thompson for the Associates Open Day Queanbeyan Golf Club Ltd, 1980

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Thompson Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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1980
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Thread gauge

Thread 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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Black and white photographic postcard of Circular Quay with artist's impression of the Sydney Opera House

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Austr...
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Australian News and Information Bureau
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1950
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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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Image of a woman and a dove

Image of a woman and a dove

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Child's drawing by Peter, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Peter, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Peter
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1954
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Black and white photograph of 1980 Election Campaign public meeting at Lilydale High School on 22 August 1980

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Peter Milton collection
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Photographs
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Lilydale High School, Lilydale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Milton
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1980
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'Houses', 'Name' and 'Jonathan'

'Houses', 'Name' and 'Jonathan'

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Jonathan
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1954
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Unpublished cartoon of Grazier Sir William Gunn with a bull ring in his nose

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1980
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Six Conidae Conus Coronatus shells

Six Conidae Conus Coronatus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Thaidinae Mancinella Tuberosa

Thaidinae Mancinella Tuberosa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Glass

Glass

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Glasses
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Sixth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

Sixth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sis...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Documents
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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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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Eight Strombidae Strombus Ureceus Orrae shells

Eight Strombidae Strombus Ureceus Orrae shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and featuring embroidered playing card motifs

Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and f...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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