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Miss Australia crown worn by national titleholders in the Miss Australia Quest each year from 1965 to 1991

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Miss Australia Company collection
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Crowns (headwear)
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ernest Booth
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1964
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Poster

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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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'it will be a great day when our schools get all the money they need and the air force has to hold a cake stall to buy a bomber'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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Royal Australian Air Force
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1981
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Child's drawing by Wahtama, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Wahtama, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Wahtama
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1954
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Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
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Highchairs
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Iram Nash
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1875
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Poster

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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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Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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CONVENIENT FLAG KIT FOR HYPERACTIVE TYCOONS...

CONVENIENT FLAG KIT FOR HYPERACTIVE TYCOONS...

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1985
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Banque Fonciere de Nijni-Novgorod-Samara, Lettre de Gage 4 1/2% de 10,000 roubles

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Poster

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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 'greetings from Sydney Australia Join the Movement for a Nuclear (and Turd) Free Pacific'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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South Pacific,
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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August 9th South African Women's Day

August 9th South African Women's Day

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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Camera shutter cable relase

Camera shutter cable relase

Les Hiddins collection
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Camera accessories
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Japan
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Canon Inc
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1978
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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AUCTION [of] A SELECTION OF PRIME RETAIL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES held by Grace Bros Holdings Ltd subsidiaries J B Young and Fossey's

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Booklets
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McGee O'Callaghan Gill
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1985
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Club

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Edward Roberts collection
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Clubs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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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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Coconut container

Coconut container

Papuan Official collection
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Containers
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup and saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Cartoon of John Reid, Chairman of the Australian Bicentennial Authority

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Poster

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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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Cymatiidae Austrosassia Parkinsoniana

Cymatiidae Austrosassia Parkinsoniana

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Victoria, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1985
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Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1980s

Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1980s

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1980
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Model bark canoe made from a length of bark joined at an angle with fibre lacin

Model bark canoe made from a length of bark joined at an ang...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Models
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Not provided
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1985
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Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Containers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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Metal scales with a cane basket, used by the Canberra Mothercraft Society to weigh babies

Metal scales with a cane basket, used by the Canberra Mother...

Canberra Mothercraft Society collection
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Weighing instruments
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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J W Wedderburn & Sons
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1930
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Three black and white proof photographs of Fred Daly in different poses

Three black and white proof photographs of Fred Daly in diff...

Fred Daly collection
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1980
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Poster

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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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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plastic bags
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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 for 'International Women's Day' dinner event, Newcastle Workers Club, 1986

Poster for 'International Women's Day' dinner event, Newcast...

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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...Captures the spirit of our past and the probable direction of our future...

...Captures the spirit of our past and the probable directio...

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1985
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Cartoon is of a flag with stars on a blue background at the top and yellow and pink diagonals on the bottom section

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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John Byrne
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1985
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PND People for Nuclear Disarmament

PND People for Nuclear Disarmament

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Junior Eureka League

Junior Eureka League

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Entree plate with gold Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' 80th Aniversary, 1990

Poster for 'International Women's Day' 80th Aniversary, 1990

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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International Women's Day March 8

International Women's Day March 8

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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Carved wooden sculpture of a goanna

Carved wooden sculpture of a goanna

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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People of Nuclear Disarmament Illawarra

People of Nuclear Disarmament Illawarra

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Australian cricketers Nance Clements, Alice Wegemund and Sue Summer, 1937 in England

Australian cricketers Nance Clements, Alice Wegemund and Sue...

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Photographs
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England, United Kingdom
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1985
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Stuzzi Memocord Microphone Remote Control Unit

Stuzzi Memocord Microphone Remote Control Unit

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Audio equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Since 1788...

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Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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Australia
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1988
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Carved wooden sculpture of a turtle (tjulpu)

Carved wooden sculpture of a turtle (tjulpu)

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Poster

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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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Child's drawing by Wantamai, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Wantamai, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Wantamai
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1954
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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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Containers
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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The Valley Mill
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Poster that advertises the screening of a television film documentary titled 'East Meets West'

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West Theatre Company collection
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Event posters
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Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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West Theatre Company
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1984
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Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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