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Latvian silver-coloured metal brooch with amber coloured bead

Latvian silver-coloured metal brooch with amber coloured bea...

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1957
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Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietnam War

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Finger rings
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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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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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The crab

The crab

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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Nangingapa
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1969
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Bone china saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Carpenter's plane

Carpenter's plane

George and Mary Weir collection
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Planes
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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D Malloch & Son
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1949
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Certificate of appointment as Minister

Certificate of appointment as Minister

Hon Lance Barnard collection
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Certificates
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Hon Lance H. Barnard
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1972
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Hesitata

Cypraeidae Cypraea Hesitata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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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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Napura
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1954
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Message stick

Message stick

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Model 'Endeavour' cannon and carriage

Model 'Endeavour' cannon and carriage

Model 'Endeavour' Cannon collection
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Small scale models
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HMB Endeavour
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1969
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Neither Washington nor Moscow but International Socialism

Neither Washington nor Moscow but International Socialism

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Washington, United States of America
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Audio cassette titled Hector Cat Road Safety Stories

Audio cassette titled Hector Cat Road Safety Stories

Ian Yeaman collection
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Audio cassettes
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1971
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Feed the Cities not the Pentagon - Womens International League for Peace and Freedom

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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United States of America
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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
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1981
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Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Litja
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1954
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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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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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Letter to R Hope Johnstone from W G Ross, 28 November 1972

Letter to R Hope Johnstone from W G Ross, 28 November 1972

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Letters
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Ralph Hope-Johnstone
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1972
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Foot switch

Foot switch

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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Multi-coloured badge

Multi-coloured badge

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Child's drawing by Wantama, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Wantama, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Wantama
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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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Small wooden replica of Vietnamese refugee boat number MB135, made in camp on Palau Bidong

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Marion Le collection
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Models
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Pulau Bidong, , Malaysia
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Miss Dieu T. Nguyen
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1985
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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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Letter from R Hope Johnstone to Mr N C Bills, 28 August 1972

Letter from R Hope Johnstone to Mr N C Bills, 28 August 1972

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Business letters
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Ralph Hope-Johnstone
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1972
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Child's drawing by Kay, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Kay, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kay
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1954
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Left-hand plywood boomerang, attributed to Sandie Atkinson about 1970s

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Sandy Atkinson
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1970
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Grevillea parallela

Grevillea parallela

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Nulladulla

Nulladulla

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1972
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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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1945 FDIF 1965 WIDF

1945 FDIF 1965 WIDF

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative 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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Lend A Hand For Peace  - Australian Peace Committee

Lend A Hand For Peace - Australian Peace Committee

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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Aqua/blue dome-shaped felt hat

Aqua/blue dome-shaped felt hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hats
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1965
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'Dark palm tree', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1980

'Dark palm tree', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1980

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1980
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Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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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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Persoonia levis

Persoonia levis

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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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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Poster titled 'Reclaim the Night', 1993

Poster titled 'Reclaim the Night', 1993

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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Hotel Rex Potts Point Sydney NSW

Hotel Rex Potts Point Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 24. Tasmanian Wolf

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 24. Tasmanian Wolf

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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Club

Club

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Piece of chalk used to mark shipping containers by Dutch immigrant dockside worker Harry Duyker

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 1
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Chalks
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Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Herman '. Duyker
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1980
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Snake sculpture

Snake 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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1982
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Cream coloured tray cloth featuring a cross stitched design of a vase

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1936
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914