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Carved softwood dance wand or Maramaraitapa

Carved softwood dance wand or Maramaraitapa

Geoff Dennis collection
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Dance equipment
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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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1972
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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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Pigmented wooden cylindrical knife, with a pointed proximal end

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Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Knives
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Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Image of a woman and a dove

Image of a woman and a dove

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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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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"PRINCESS THEATRE SAT 16TH DEC...an audio-visual presentatio...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Event posters
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Ralph Hope-Johnstone
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1972
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Carved wooden portrait of an Aboriginal man set in a timber frame

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Brideson collection
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Wood carvings
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Robert W. Prenzel
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ikula
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Sculpture - wood

Sculpture - wood

Herbert Keys collection
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Wood carvings
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Banksia dentata

Banksia dentata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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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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South Australia, Australia
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Billy Cooley
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1982
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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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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ikula
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National Museum of Ethnology t-shirt

National Museum of Ethnology t-shirt

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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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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Pair of roller skates from about 1975

Pair of roller skates from about 1975

Margaret Alexander collection no. 2
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Roller-skates
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1970
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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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Stone knife

Stone knife

Lew Parlette collection no. 1
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Knives
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lew Parlette
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1972
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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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Hatchet

Hatchet

Brian Hayden collection
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Hatchets
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Child's drawing by Mulayangu, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Mulayangu, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Mulayangu
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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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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Malyanka
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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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Poster titled 'Women in Struggle, Women in History', 1982

Poster titled 'Women in Struggle, Women in History', 1982

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

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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Wood carving of two drummers

Wood carving of two drummers

Geoff Dennis collection
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Wood carvings
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Sandra Holmes collection no. 7
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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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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Betty Kutungu
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1954
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.12. Crimson Flowered Tea Tree

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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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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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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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Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from the Prime Minister's Lodge

Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from ...

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Chairs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruth Lane Poole
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1926
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Percival Proctor Mk 1 monoplane VH-FEP

Percival Proctor Mk 1 monoplane VH-FEP

Frederick Edmunds collection
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Aeroplanes
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Luton, Bedfordshire, England
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Percival Aircraft Company Limited
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1942
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Poster 'IT TAKES ONLY ONE NUCLEAR WEAPON TO SPOIL YOUR DAY...'

Poster 'IT TAKES ONLY ONE NUCLEAR WEAPON TO SPOIL YOUR DAY.....

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Portrait of Ilma Pigeon (Brewer), 1972

Portrait of Ilma Pigeon (Brewer), 1972

Dr Ilma M Brewer (Pidgeon) collection
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Portrait photographs
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Dr Ilma Brewer
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1972
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"An audio-visual presentation by Ralph Hope-Johnstone...PEDD...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Event posters
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Ralph Hope-Johnstone
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1972
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Sticker 'Don't Take Our Lake'

Sticker 'Don't Take Our Lake'

Paul Smith collection
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Stickers
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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Paul E. Smith
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1972
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Child's drawing by Waluli, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Waluli, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Waluli
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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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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Necklaces
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Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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1969
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Cartoon of Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser and opposition leader Bill Hayden on a pinball machine

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1980
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Bowl-shaped hat covered in pink synthetic material

Bowl-shaped hat covered in pink synthetic material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hats
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1965
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Seventeen hairpins with undulations along both sides and rounded ends

Seventeen hairpins with undulations along both sides and rou...

Lois Grosse collection
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Hairpins
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1965
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Wood carving of a pelican head with pigment design

Wood carving of a pelican head with pigment design

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan 1 Marika
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1944
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Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Teapot stand

Teapot stand

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Teapot stands
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Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Bird sculpture

Bird 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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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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Lake Pedder Penny

Lake Pedder Penny

John Dean collection
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Geological specimens