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Sample of rock collected on the moon during the Apollo XVII Mission, 1972

Sample of rock collected on the moon during the Apollo XVII ...

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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Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia china dinnerware

Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia china dinnerwa...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinnerware
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Roll of wallpaper

Roll of wallpaper

Tony Hill collection no. 1
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Wallpaper
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Canada
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Waldec of Canada Limited
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1965
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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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South Australian Electoral Department poster with design by Jillian Davey of Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Posters
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Jillian Davey
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1954
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Cooling brick for esky

Cooling brick for esky

Alan Hatfield collection no. 2
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Coolers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Alan Hatfield
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1963
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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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Mamarika  Wind.

Mamarika Wind.

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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Bukanda
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1969
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 1. Wattle

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 1. Wattle

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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Height measurement gauges

Height measurement gauges

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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Dianella caerulea

Dianella caerulea

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Mark II Expo '67 Sound Chair

Mark II Expo '67 Sound Chair

Expo '67 - Sound Chair collection
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Chairs
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1967
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Square orange cushion

Square orange cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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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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Road Alert

Road Alert

Ian Yeaman collection
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Journals
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1980
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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensa...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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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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Poster -

Poster - "We, the People of Noonkanbah, Call for Support"

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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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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Photograph of 'Hector Cat' with a demonstrator

Photograph of 'Hector Cat' with a demonstrator

Ian Yeaman collection
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Photographs
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1971
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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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Peace

Peace

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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THEN TO THE CRASHING TUNE OF THE '1812 OVERTURE', THE IRON DUKE GALLOPS UP ON HIS WHITE CHARGER!

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Geoff Hook collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1972
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Ceriops tagal

Ceriops tagal

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Note of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1972
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Cotton khaki bush hat that was in the tent the night Azaria Chamberlain was taken by a dingo and later found to be stained with Acacia sap

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Hats
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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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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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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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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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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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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Child's drawing from Ernabella

Child's drawing from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ulapuntu
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1954
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Harpidae Harpa Amouretta

Harpidae Harpa Amouretta

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Biak, Schouten Islands, Papua, Indonesia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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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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Photogaph of the 2nd F.I.F.A. Coaching School for Asia participants

Photogaph of the 2nd F.I.F.A. Coaching School for Asia parti...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Photographs
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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1972
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International Women's Day, 8 March United Nations Time for Action

International Women's Day, 8 March United Nations Time for A...

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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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Vashon head

Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Vashon head

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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Radius gauge

Radius 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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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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Cartoon depicting two United States Generals around a war strategy table

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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My Lai, Vietnam
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1971
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "BLS"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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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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FourTurbinidae Ninella Torquata shells

FourTurbinidae Ninella Torquata shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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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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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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Hill view of the farmlands, by Shane Pickett

Hill view of the farmlands, by Shane Pickett

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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