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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1945
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Official opening, the new nursing home, Birdsville. Wednesday, 1953

Official opening, the new nursing home, Birdsville. Wednesda...

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Metal rule

Metal rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Royal Tour 1953 - 1954

Royal Tour 1953 - 1954

Daphne Mabbott collection
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Booklets
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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W B & Co
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1953
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Dr La Mont West collection
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Containers
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Shield carved by Roy Governor

Shield carved by Roy Governor

Roy Governor collection
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Shields
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Roy Governor
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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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Poster -

Poster - "Who Controls the Keys? Who Punches Them?"

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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Poster

Poster

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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Poster

Poster

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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Movie style poster that reads

Movie style poster that reads "White House Corporation prese...

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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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1953
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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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Containers
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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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Red ceramic mug to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II 1953

Red ceramic mug to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabe...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative mugs
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bookmark

Bookmark

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Bookmarks
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Yangkuyi Heffernan
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1994
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Rock used as a hammer

Rock used as a hammer

Eileen Morgan collection
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Tools
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Wallaga Lake, New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 4 Cooktown Orchid

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 4 Cooktown Orchid

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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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cabinets
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London, England
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Cash & Sons
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1920
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Guinness ferrous metal bottle opener

Guinness ferrous metal bottle opener

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bottle openers
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Guinness & Co
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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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Poster

Poster

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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Sauce Dispenser

Sauce Dispenser

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dispensers
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Culinary Persinware kitchen scales

Culinary Persinware kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Kitchen scales
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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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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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White pillowcase with cotton ties

White pillowcase with cotton ties

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Aborigines watching the Birdsville races from a mound of bottles. August, 1953

Aborigines watching the Birdsville races from a mound of bot...

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Movimento Democratico De Mulheres MDM

Movimento Democratico De Mulheres MDM

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political 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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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Containers
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Crossing the Diamantina River, Birdsville. Late January, 1953

Crossing the Diamantina River, Birdsville. Late January, 195...

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Diamantina River, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbe...

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Photograph of a group in evening wear seated around a dinner table

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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1953
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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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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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