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Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Painting of landscape, by Bella Kelly

Painting of landscape, by Bella Kelly

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bella Kelly
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Hazel Merlo collection
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Morning Star by David Malangi

Morning Star by David Malangi

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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Bush Berry by Jaxon Gittins

Bush Berry by Jaxon Gittins

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jaxon Gittins
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Letter from Reserve Bank to ATSIC regarding selection of David Unaipon on $50 note, 7 December 1995

Letter from Reserve Bank to ATSIC regarding selection of Dav...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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1995
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Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation Poster

Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation Poster

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Print titled 'Pelicans Are Back Home in the Inlet Again', by Ellen Jose, 1989

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1989
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Terracotta bowl with glazed sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngalpuntja
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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Remember the standards of accountability

Remember the standards of accountability

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1997
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Print of bird, by Wendy Boogar, 1996

Print of bird, by Wendy Boogar, 1996

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Wendy Boogar
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1996
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Painting of emu between six leaves

Painting of emu between six leaves

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Print titled 'Yapurnu', by Jarinyanu David Downs, 1988

Print titled 'Yapurnu', by Jarinyanu David Downs, 1988

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Jarinyanu D. Downs
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1988
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Painting by Gordon Syron entitled 'Water hole of the sleepy lizard', 1983

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1983
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'Purlpa' by Dadda Samson, 2007

'Purlpa' by Dadda Samson, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2007
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'Sunday Well' by Dadda Samson, 2008

'Sunday Well' by Dadda Samson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2008
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Bamboo water container

Bamboo water container

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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My Relations - Many Generations by Rosella Namok

My Relations - Many Generations by Rosella Namok

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Rosella Namok
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1998
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Cocktail savoury holder

Cocktail savoury holder

Lois Grosse collection
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Japan
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tju...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Watercolour painting of wet landscape

Watercolour painting of wet landscape

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Watercolour paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Popalntao
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1965
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Wira

Wira

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Cartoon titled 'Costello as Hamlet', by Ward O'Neill, 2008

Cartoon titled 'Costello as Hamlet', by Ward O'Neill, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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2008
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Cartoon titled 'Turnbull - claws out', by John Spooner, 2008

Cartoon titled 'Turnbull - claws out', by John Spooner, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr John Spooner
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2008
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Emu egg engraving of an echidna

Emu egg engraving of an echidna

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Engraved emu eggs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kelp water container by Verna Nichols

Kelp water container by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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Nail and screw tidy

Nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Bark painting depicting a goanna with a forked tongue

Bark painting depicting a goanna with a forked tongue

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuwunyuwun Marruwarr
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Plated ferrous metal hub cap bent and beaten into typical container

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wooden carving of a crocodile

Wooden carving of a crocodile

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Wood carvings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Semi-circular wooden container

Semi-circular wooden container

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Cartoon titled 'Budget Souffle', by Sturt Krygsman, 2008

Cartoon titled 'Budget Souffle', by Sturt Krygsman, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr Sturt Krygsman
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2008
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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