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Letter from John Wessel providing a character reference for Mrs Edna Thompson, 1976

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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1976
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Badge, with peace sign and stars, for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Pencil and wash sketch depicting two women in a desert scene, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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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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Pencil and wash drawing depicting a woman, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Tea cosy

Tea cosy

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Tea-cosies
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1950
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Uluru

Uluru

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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1954
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1958 Ceremonial Land Rover 'Special 88', used on Vice Regal occasions in Queensland during the 1960s and 1970s

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Department of Administrative Services (Transport and Storage Divisi...
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Vehicles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Pressed Metal Corporation
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1957
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Child's drawing by an unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by an 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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Biography of cartoonist Geoffrey Raynor Hook

Biography of cartoonist Geoffrey Raynor Hook

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Biographies
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1976
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Biography of cartoonist Edward Scafe Scorfield

Biography of cartoonist Edward Scafe Scorfield

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Biographies
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1976
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Comb for sheep shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Berridale, New South Wales, Australia
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Neil Woodhouse
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1910
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Terracotta bowl with sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2006
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjikalayi
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1954
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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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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Oblong wooden dish with a red-brown colour

Oblong wooden dish with a red-brown colour

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Containers
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Unknown
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri', painted by Johnny Warangula Tjupurrula, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1976
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Warburton Range, Western Australia, Australia
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1976
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Central Australian Aboriginal Paintings

Central Australian Aboriginal Paintings

Anne Ranse collection
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Pamphlets
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Archdeacon Anne M. Ranse
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1972
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Child's drawing by Mulayangu, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Mulayangu, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Mulayangu
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1954
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Napura
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1954
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Walka designs from Ernabella

Walka designs from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Pastel drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Brown leather-look vinyl briefcase used by Hon Peter Walsh while he was a senator for Western Australia

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Hon Peter Walsh collection
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Briefcases
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Peter A. Walsh
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1974
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Child's drawing from Ernabella

Child's drawing from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Pastel drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Goodwin
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1954
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Stop Uranium Mining

Stop Uranium Mining

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1954
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Handmade wooden gold mining cradle on rockers

Handmade wooden gold mining cradle on rockers

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Gold washing cradles
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1950
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.19. Illyarrie

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.19. Illyarrie

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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Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering "WYOMI...

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Walka design from Ernabella