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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-raising ceremony at Sydney Cove in 1788, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-...

Garnet Watkins collection
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Murals
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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Cartoon titled 'The Scam'.

Cartoon titled 'The Scam'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Bruce Petty
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2001
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Plaited split cane armband

Plaited split cane armband

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Armbands
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanungunda
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1969
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Sketch of an Asian woman, a Caucasian woman and an African woman in profile

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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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Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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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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Mayawara Minutjukur
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1954
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Pigmented, wooden cylindrical hafted stone hatchet

Pigmented, wooden cylindrical hafted stone hatchet

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Hatchets
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Australia
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1969
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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Prime Minister Mr Gough Whitlam, today spent 15 mins with the Governor General, Sir John Kerr...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Pokerwork snake, Ernabella SA

Pokerwork snake, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Pronorsquare, In a move unprecedented in Australia's 75 year history as a Federation...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Cartoon titled 'Automation' depicting Sir Eric Harrison and Sir Robert Menzies

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Sir Eric Harrison collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Norm Mitchell
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1938
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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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T-shirt commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the formation of the Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion
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1992
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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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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Bore depth gauge

Bore depth 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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Mockba 1987 World Congress of Women

Mockba 1987 World Congress of Women

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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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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Karl Maria Stadler Munchen International Women's Day March 8 tea-towel

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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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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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Melaleuca armillaris - engraving

Melaleuca armillaris - engraving

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Ivy Lovric's identity pass from Channel 9

Ivy Lovric's identity pass from Channel 9

Ivy Lovric collection
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Identity badges
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Ivy Lovric
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1970
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Dictating and transcribing machine

Dictating and transcribing machine

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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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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Banks

Banks

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Rod Emmerson
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1997
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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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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Unknown
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1954
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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teacups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Personal adornments
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanungunda
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1969
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Black and white photographic postcard of aerial view over Hyde Park and surrounding area

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Sample of rock collected on the moon during the Apollo XVII Mission, 1972

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Department of Science and the Environment collection
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Geological specimens
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The Moon, ,
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President Richard M. Nixon
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1972
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Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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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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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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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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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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Buzacott Cyanogas Dust Blower Rabbit Fumigator Pump

Buzacott Cyanogas Dust Blower Rabbit Fumigator Pump

Cregan Family collection
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Pest control equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Buzacott & Co Ltd
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1920
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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Microscopes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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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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Pair of brown cotton stockings