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Carved wooden wombat

Carved wooden wombat

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kamanara
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1950
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Metal tin containing pens, nibs and rubbers

Metal tin containing pens, nibs and rubbers

Hallmark Finance Limited collection
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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The Valley Mill
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Shield, Queensland

Shield, Queensland

Patricia Heath collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

Black's Museum collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1930
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting seven men outside small slab and bark building

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bull kelp and tea tree container, made by Nayda Smith

Bull kelp and tea tree container, made by Nayda Smith

Tayenebe collection
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Miss Nayda Smith
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Einsteins Need Not Apply

Einsteins Need Not Apply

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1998
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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Microscopes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Child's green cotton apron with embroidery depicting Snow White amongst a group of animals including rabbits, a fawn and birds

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Aprons
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1948
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Wooden container made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1910

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Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1915
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Bull kelp, river reed and tee-tree container, made by Ila Purdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Mrs Ila Purdon
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Containers
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Leaflet relating to Mr Gayler

Leaflet relating to Mr Gayler

Janeene Wallwork collection
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Leaflets
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Jug covers
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1942
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Conidae Conus Chaldaeus

Conidae Conus Chaldaeus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Club

Club

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Queensland, Australia
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Unknown maker
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1984
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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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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Shield carved on anterior with central tree motif, animals and crest, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Sculpture - wood - lizard (unfinished)

Sculpture - wood - lizard (unfinished)

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1994
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Containers
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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Water bottle used by explorer Robert O'Hara Burke on his 1860-1861 expedition to the Gulf of Carpentaria

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Robert O'Hara Burke collection
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Water containers
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Victoria, Australia
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Robert O. Burke
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1860
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum

Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1978
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Model boomerang

Model boomerang

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Hanson - The Experiment

Hanson - The Experiment

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Patrick Cook
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1998
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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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Cartoon titled 'Queensland's First Brothel'.

Cartoon titled 'Queensland's First Brothel'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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2001
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Banks

Banks

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Rod Emmerson
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1997
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting eight men and a dog at campfire

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Jesus Wept!

Jesus Wept!

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Cream linen doily with green and brown organdie applique in an autumn design of leaves and flowers

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1946
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Four cards featuring an exclusive batik design

Four cards featuring an exclusive batik design

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Cards
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1994
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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Concerned Ladies Action Group' (CLAG)

Concerned Ladies Action Group' (CLAG)

Janeene Wallwork collection
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Newsletters
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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Aboriginal, Queensland

Aboriginal, Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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