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Campfire, 2000

Campfire, 2000

Tony Albert collection
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Artworks
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Tony Albert
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2000
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Deep bark container

Deep bark container

Kalumburu Community collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kalumburu Dance Group
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1988
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Vote Yes for our Republic

Vote Yes for our Republic

Australian Republican Movement collection
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T-shirts
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Queensland, Australia
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Speakout Limited
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1999
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Nail and screw tidy

Nail and screw tidy

John Handfield 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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Glazed stoneware vesssel

Glazed stoneware vesssel

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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1975
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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

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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1972
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Boomerang from central Queensland

Boomerang from central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Country woman bat chosen

Country woman bat chosen

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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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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Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Bull kelp and river reed container, made by Leonie Dickson

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Leonie Dickson
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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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T-shirt tiled 'World Heritage a Burden Too Great for this Nation'

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Janeene Wallwork collection
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T-shirts
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Queensland, Australia
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Loretta Young
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1987
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Cartoon of Premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as a rhinoceros

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngalpuntja
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Burl used to hold ochre

Burl used to hold ochre

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Container

Container

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Volutidae Vountoconus Grossi (Rare)

Volutidae Vountoconus Grossi (Rare)

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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Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Incised and painted boomerang featuring horse heads on arms and decorative triangles, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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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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Concave, oval wooden container

Concave, oval wooden container

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

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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How the ten point plan works

How the ten point plan works

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1997
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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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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Volutidae Amoria Canaliculata

Volutidae Amoria Canaliculata

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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Pamphlet titled 'The future of North Queensland is in your hands'

Pamphlet titled 'The future of North Queensland is in your h...

Concerned Ladies Action Group collection no. 2
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Pamphlets
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1995
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Tropical Rainforests Conservation and Production - Northern Rainforest Management Agency (NORMA)

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Janeene Wallwork collection
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Booklets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Northern Rainforest Management Agency
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1987
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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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Nola
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A straight shaped piece of wood with bark still attached

A straight shaped piece of wood with bark still attached

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Samples
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Two Terebridae Terebra Undulata shells

Two Terebridae Terebra Undulata shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Timber boomerang roughly carved with subtle fish design, from Queensland

Timber boomerang roughly carved with subtle fish design, fro...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Shallow, wooden container

Shallow, wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Photograph folder of an Australian holiday

Photograph folder of an Australian holiday

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photograph folders
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Victoria, Australia
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart collection
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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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Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pink and green