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Cannon from HMB Endeavour, thrown overboard on the Great Barrier Reef in 1770 and salvaged in 1969.

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Endeavour Cannon collection
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Cannons
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1725
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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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Indian Ocean Zone of Peace Conference

Indian Ocean Zone of Peace Conference

Peter Jones collection
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Event posters
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United Nations Association of Australia
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1980
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Brown paper bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

Brown paper bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

D J Mulvaney collection
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Paper bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1956
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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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Melaleuca bark container

Melaleuca bark container

Helen Reeve collection
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Containers
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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In the struggle for peace ... a toy for every Nicaraguan Child. International Solidarity Campaign of CIMEA

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Postcards
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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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Sculpture in an echidna form

Sculpture in an echidna form

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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Tuckerbox used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he travelled on work as an officer bearer of FCAATSI, 1950s-1960s

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Joe McGinness collection
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Food storage containers
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Queensland, Australia
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Joe McGinness
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1960
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Child's drawing by Daisy, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Daisy, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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Stuzzi Memocord Microphone Remote Control Unit

Stuzzi Memocord Microphone Remote Control Unit

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Audio equipment
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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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1958 Ceremonial Land Rover 'Special 88', used on Vice Regal occasions in Queensland during the 1960s and 1970s

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Department of Administrative Services (Transport and Storage Divisi...
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Vehicles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Pressed Metal Corporation
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1957
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Pubic cover, Ernabella SA

Pubic cover, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Personal adornments
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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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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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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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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UAW. Union of Aust. Women

UAW. Union of Aust. Women

Union of Australian Women collection
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Union 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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Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Containers
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Set of three glasses

Set of three 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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Set of headphones, and two additional sets of headsets and ear pieces

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Ernest B Phillips collection
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Headphones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1960
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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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Headphone plug, lead, and speaker unit

Headphone plug, lead, and speaker unit

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Audio equipment accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1960
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Hector the Cat's Road Safety Game

Hector the Cat's Road Safety Game

Ian Yeaman collection
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Board games
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1971
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Strike Fraser Out

Strike Fraser Out

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Rt Hon Malcolm J. Fraser
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1983
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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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Fiji Football Association 60th Anniversary medallion

Fiji Football Association 60th Anniversary medallion

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Medallions
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Fiji
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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1938
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Australia Day sports medal in brown presentation case, 1980

Australia Day sports medal in brown presentation case, 1980

Australia Day Committee collection
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Sports medals
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1980
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Centre drill

Centre drill

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drill bits
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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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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Sculpture of a kangaroo on a column, titled 'Ruby, Fond Memories' by Lorraine Jenyns, 1976

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Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
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Lorraine Jenyns
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1971
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 7. Blue Gum

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 7. Blue Gum

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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UTG call for new deal for Tasmanian Aborigines

UTG call for new deal for Tasmanian Aborigines

Patsy Jones collection
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Press releases
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United Tasmania Group
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1972
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Painting depicts six fish surrounded by lines of palm trees and rocks

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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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Jack Maranguida
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1969
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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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Child's drawing by Ian, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Ian, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ian
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1954
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Cartoon of John Gorton and Captain Cook's canon

Cartoon of John Gorton and Captain Cook's canon