Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
Apply Patricia Heath collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
Apply East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1982
Apply 1982 filter
Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia ...

Australia-China Friendship Society collection
Apply Australia-China Friendship Society collection filter
Scrolls
Apply Scrolls filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Mr Mo Xiangyi
Apply Mr Mo Xiangyi filter
1987
Apply 1987 filter
Courtroom sketch by Veronica O'Leary at the Chamberlain trial, dated 8 October 1982

Courtroom sketch by Veronica O'Leary at the Chamberlain tria...

Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
Apply Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1 filter
Courtroom drawings
Apply Courtroom drawings filter
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Ms Veronica O'Leary
Apply Ms Veronica O'Leary filter
1982
Apply 1982 filter
Club

Club

A Morrison collection no. 1
Apply A Morrison collection no. 1 filter
Clubs
Apply Clubs filter
Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1969
Apply 1969 filter
Electric radiator

Electric radiator

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre collection filter
Electric radiators
Apply Electric radiators filter
Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
Pennington Migrant Centre
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre filter
1940
Apply 1940 filter
Carving of a goanna, made by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, c1970

Carving of a goanna, made by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, c1970

Kaapa Tjampitjinpa collection no. 2
Apply Kaapa Tjampitjinpa collection no. 2 filter
Carvings
Apply Carvings filter
Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
Apply Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa filter
1970
Apply 1970 filter
Pastoral Australia particulars at government, shipping and travel offices

Pastoral Australia particulars at government, shipping and t...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 21
Apply People's Paraphernalia collection no. 21 filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
James Northfield
Apply James Northfield filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Blue enamel candlestick

Blue enamel candlestick

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
Apply Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2 filter
Candlesticks
Apply Candlesticks filter
New South Wales, Australia
Apply New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Janet Spence Smith
Apply Ms Janet Spence Smith filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Claw hammer

Claw hammer

John Docker collection
Apply John Docker collection filter
Hammers
Apply Hammers filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Ted Docker
Apply Mr Ted Docker filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
Apply Papuan Official collection filter
Smoking pipes
Apply Smoking pipes filter
Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
Apply Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania filter
Mr Leo Austen
Apply Mr Leo Austen filter
1922
Apply 1922 filter
Certificate of appointment as Minister

Certificate of appointment as Minister

Hon Lance Barnard collection
Apply Hon Lance Barnard collection filter
Certificates
Apply Certificates filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Hon Lance H. Barnard
Apply Hon Lance H. Barnard filter
1972
Apply 1972 filter
Sauce Dispenser

Sauce Dispenser

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre collection filter
Dispensers
Apply Dispensers filter
Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
Pennington Migrant Centre
Apply Pennington Migrant Centre filter
1940
Apply 1940 filter
Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
Apply Nettie McColive collection filter
Prize certificates
Apply Prize certificates filter
1949
Apply 1949 filter
Poster 'REPEAL THE NATIONAL SERVICE ACT VIETNAM MORATORIUM'

Poster 'REPEAL THE NATIONAL SERVICE ACT VIETNAM MORATORIUM'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
Apply People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2 filter
Political posters
Apply Political posters filter
Vietnam
Apply Vietnam filter
The National Service Act (1964)
Apply The National Service Act (1964) filter
1964
Apply 1964 filter
Wooden pair of pokerwork clapsticks

Wooden pair of pokerwork clapsticks

Anne Ranse collection
Apply Anne Ranse collection filter
Clapsticks
Apply Clapsticks filter
Archdeacon Anne M. Ranse
Apply Archdeacon Anne M. Ranse filter
1972
Apply 1972 filter
Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
Apply John Docker collection filter
Plane irons
Apply Plane irons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
T & M Sorby
Apply T & M Sorby filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Ornate brass table lamp with four bayonet light globe fittings and four candle holders

Ornate brass table lamp with four bayonet light globe fittin...

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
Apply Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection filter
Table lamps
Apply Table lamps filter
The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Parliament of Australia
Apply Parliament of Australia filter
1927
Apply 1927 filter
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
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Geological specimens
Apply Geological specimens filter
Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia filter
1971
Apply 1971 filter
Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
Apply Les Robertson collection filter
Rulers
Apply Rulers filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Lesley A. Robertson
Apply Mr Lesley A. Robertson filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Courtroom sketch made at the1982 trial of Michael and Lindy Chamberlain by artist Veronica O'Leary

Courtroom sketch made at the1982 trial of Michael and Lindy ...

Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
Apply Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1 filter
Courtroom drawings
Apply Courtroom drawings filter
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Ms Veronica O'Leary
Apply Ms Veronica O'Leary filter
1982
Apply 1982 filter
Pigmented wooden cylindrical knife, with a pointed proximal end

Pigmented wooden cylindrical knife, with a pointed proximal ...

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
Apply Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection filter
Knives
Apply Knives filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1969
Apply 1969 filter
Crotalaria verrucosa

Crotalaria verrucosa

Banks Florilegium collection
Apply Banks Florilegium collection filter
Mounts
Apply Mounts filter
Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
Apply Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia filter
Alecto Historical Editions
Apply Alecto Historical Editions filter
1980
Apply 1980 filter
Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Caste...

George Pappas collection no. 1
Apply George Pappas collection no. 1 filter
Brooches
Apply Brooches filter
Megisti, Greece
Apply Megisti, Greece filter
Rose Pappas
Apply Rose Pappas filter
1922
Apply 1922 filter
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
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Geological specimens
Apply Geological specimens filter
Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia filter
1971
Apply 1971 filter
Glass plate negative - Wagon crossing a stream bed, Victoria River district, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

Glass plate negative - Wagon crossing a stream bed, Victoria...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Glass plate negatives
Apply Glass plate negatives filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Dr Herbert Basedow
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow filter
1922
Apply 1922 filter
Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Workshop, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
Apply Sotheby's collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia filter
1837
Apply 1837 filter
Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
Apply Doris Nash collection filter
Highchairs
Apply Highchairs filter
Iram Nash
Apply Iram Nash filter
1875
Apply 1875 filter
Wooden kangaroo figure

Wooden kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
Apply Terence Lane collection filter
Sculptures
Apply Sculptures filter
1972
Apply 1972 filter
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
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Geological specimens
Apply Geological specimens filter
Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia filter
1971
Apply 1971 filter
Nuclear Free Zone Australia

Nuclear Free Zone Australia

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
Apply People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2 filter
Political badges
Apply Political badges filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
Apply Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament filter
1960
Apply 1960 filter
Sliding bevel

Sliding bevel

John Docker collection
Apply John Docker collection filter