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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HM...

Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ceramic bowl

Ceramic bowl

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ere Albert...

Ere Albert...

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1996
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Wooden concave container

Wooden concave container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Rugby league trading card of Wes Patten of the Sydney Tigers

Rugby league trading card of Wes Patten of the Sydney Tigers

Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Wooden container by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Wooden container by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pampirla H. Boxer
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2008
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Those who can't

Those who can't

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Ms Joan Rosser
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1996
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Rugby league trading card of Darrell Trindall of the Sought Sydney Rabbitohs

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Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Hit and Run

Hit and Run

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1998
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Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a protected Aboriginal burial ground

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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Signs
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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Bark container

Bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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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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Ignore the sign

Ignore the sign

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1996
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Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

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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Rugby league trading card of Ricky Walford of the St George Dragons

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Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Ningoldie Blyth, 2015

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Port Essington collection no. 2
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Cobourg Peninnsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ningoldie Blyth
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2015
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Rugby league trading card of Andrew Walker of the Sydney City Roosters

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Intrepid International collection
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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The Forgotten Australians

The Forgotten Australians

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Patrick Cook
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1996
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Stone waller

Stone waller

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1996
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Representing a Nation

Representing a Nation

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Matt Golding
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1996
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Tanya Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Tanya Langdon
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Australian Football League sports trading card of Greg Williams of Carlton

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Select Australia collection
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Terrey Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Select Australia Pty Ltd
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1996
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Wall text for the Little Red Riding Hood wall hanging

Wall text for the Little Red Riding Hood wall hanging

Forest Hill Residential Kindergarten collection
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Exhibition labels
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Forest Hill, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Olga Basylevich
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1946
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Rugby league trading card of Kevin McGuiness of the Western Suburbs Magpies

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Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Dr La Mont West collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Rugby league trading card of Ken Nagas of the Canberra Raiders

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Intrepid International collection
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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'Willy Wagtail and Hailstone Dreamings', painted by Pansy Napangarti, 1996

'Willy Wagtail and Hailstone Dreamings', painted by Pansy Na...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Pansy Napangarti
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1981
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Well now can we have a look

Well now can we have a look

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1996
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Treat me gently

Treat me gently

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Peter Lewis
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1996
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Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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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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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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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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Walter Pukutiwara
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The regression we had to have

The regression we had to have

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1996
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Mandates at dawn

Mandates at dawn

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1996
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Rugby league trading card of Cliff Lyons from the Manly Sea Eagles

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Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Rugby league trading card of Wes Patten of the Sydney Tigers

Rugby league trading card of Wes Patten of the Sydney Tigers

Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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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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Australian Football League sports trading card of Gary Dhurrkay of the Fremantle Dockers

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Select Australia collection
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Collecting cards
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Terrey Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Select Australia Pty Ltd
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1996
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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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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Kenny Brown collection
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Mr Kenny Brown
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2013
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Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Brian Coman collection
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Rabbit traps
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United States of America
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Dr Brian J. Coman
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1983
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Concave, oval wooden container

Concave, oval wooden container

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 28/07/1975 collection
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Bark container

Bark container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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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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Health policy

Health policy

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Atchison
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1996
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Australian Football League sports trading card of Peter Matera of the West Coast Eagles

Australian Football League sports trading card of Peter Mate...

Select Australia collection
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Collecting cards
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Terrey Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Select Australia Pty Ltd
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1996
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Mark my words...

Mark my words...

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Jenny Coopes
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1996
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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1977
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Pair of brown cotton stockings

Pair of brown cotton stockings