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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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A postcard which reads in part

A postcard which reads in part "Happiness"

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1890
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Card expressing good wishes

Card expressing good wishes

Margot Child collection
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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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Mayapu E. Thomas
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2007
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ikula
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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1972
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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1937
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The Australian Women's Weekly August 1981

The Australian Women's Weekly August 1981

Margot Child collection
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The Australian Women's Weekly
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Wedding congratulations card

Wedding congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Place card

Place card

Margot Child collection
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Card to accompany cake

Card to accompany cake

Margot Child collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1900
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Bride and groom.

Bride and groom.

Margot Child collection
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Magazine clippings
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Wedding anniversary card

Wedding anniversary card

Margot Child collection
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Bark container from Bathurst Island

Bark container from Bathurst Island

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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1973
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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1937
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Container

Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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Wedding Joys

Wedding Joys

Margot Child collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1912
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Woman's Brides Book

Woman's Brides Book

Margot Child collection
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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1976
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Book titled 'Wedding Customs and Folklore' written by Margaret Baker

Book titled 'Wedding Customs and Folklore' written by Margar...

Margot Child collection
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London, England
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Mrs Margot Child
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1977
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Sympathy card

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Margot Child collection
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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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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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Kanginy
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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1976
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Two wooden bowls

Two wooden bowls

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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Congratulations card

Congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Wedding anniversary card

Wedding anniversary card

Margot Child collection
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United Kingdom
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Janet Mathews collection no. 4
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Percy Mumbler
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1968
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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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Black and brown bowl

Black and brown bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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1978
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Partly finished wooden container

Partly finished wooden container

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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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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Congratulations card

Congratulations card

Margot Child collection
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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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Congratulations

Congratulations

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1977
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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1976
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Wedding photograph

Wedding photograph

Margot Child collection
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1922
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Wedding invitation

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Margot Child collection
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1977
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Thank-you card

Thank-you card

Margot Child collection
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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1966
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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1973
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Order of service

Order of service

Margot Child collection
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1970
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Wedding acceptance

Wedding acceptance

Margot Child collection
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