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Pamphlet titled 'Make the most of this - it may by the last piece of rainforest veneer...'

Pamphlet titled 'Make the most of this - it may by the last ...

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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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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Photographic glass plate positive depicting small township of slab buildings amongst trees

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Cream linen doily with green and brown organdie applique in an autumn design of leaves and flowers

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1946
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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Poem - Hawke is my Shepherd...

Poem - Hawke is my Shepherd...

Janeene Wallwork collection
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Manuscripts
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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Rainforests

Rainforests

Janeene Wallwork collection
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Instruction booklets
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Queensland, Australia
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Department of Forestry
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1987
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Wooden container

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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One nation for martians

One nation for martians

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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'Queensland Aboriginals Tree Climbing', 8 November 1915

'Queensland Aboriginals Tree Climbing', 8 November 1915

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1978
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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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Wooden container

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Olive Pink collection
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1977
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Boomerang with central motif of koala in tree and emu and kangaroo underneath, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Melaleuca bark container

Melaleuca bark container

Helen Reeve collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gabriella Roy collection
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Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting eight men and a dog at campfire

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Volutidae Cymbiolacca Wisemani

Volutidae Cymbiolacca Wisemani

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Plated ferrous metal hub cap bent and beaten into typical container

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Unadorned, dark timber boomerang, from Queensland

Unadorned, dark timber boomerang, from Queensland

Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of a Hill's-typre rotary clothes hoist

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Rosemary Huff-Johnston collection
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Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1959
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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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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Nyapari Homeland, South Australia, Australia
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Tjumpawa
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Bark container

Bark container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Carved walking stick with fist-shaped handle and snake carved around shaft

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Walking-sticks
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Queensland, Australia
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Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Elongated concave wooden container with rounded ends and adze marks on the interior surface

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Container

Hazel Merlo 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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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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Kanginy
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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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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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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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Wooden case for microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Cases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Storage system composed of a group of five tobacco tins with lids attached to a length of wood

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E Burke and M Everitt collection
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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L Bush
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Wooden boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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Two Turbinidae Turbo Militaris shells

Two Turbinidae Turbo Militaris shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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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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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Patricia Heath collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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Rainforest shield - QLD

Rainforest shield - QLD

Horne-Bowie collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Painted boomerang featuring boomerang, kangaroo, snake, snail-like and mammal motifs, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container 'Snake Dreaming at Tjuntina', painted by Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tommy L. Tjapaltjarri
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1977
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Photograph of Carmelo Mirabelli and companion wearing 'QLD' caps

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Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 2
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Queensland, Australia
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Carmelo Mirabelli Mr
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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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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Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Wooden bowl with burnt engraved 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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Stone waller

Stone waller

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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1996
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Railway map of Australia, 1919, showing connections between West Australia and Queensland

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Frank and John Burdett collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Loreen Samson
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1919
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Delaney's Hotel

Delaney's Hotel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1913
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