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Willy wagtails try to warn parents that Quinkin are after their children.

Willy wagtails try to warn parents that Quinkin are after th...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2007
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 28 May 1874

Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 28...

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1874
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'Kunawarratji' by Nora Wompi, 2007

'Kunawarratji' by Nora Wompi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nora Wompi
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2007
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Family Bible

Family Bible

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bibles
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Collins, Sons and Co.
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1800
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting group of white men, an Aboriginal woman and Aboriginal child in front of tent

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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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William Vth, Emperor of all the Kamerukians Breastplate

William Vth, Emperor of all the Kamerukians Breastplate

William of Kameruka collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Kameruka, New South Wales, Australia
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Captain John Lloyd
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1830
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Wongukurrata by Anatjari No 3 Tjakamarra

Wongukurrata by Anatjari No 3 Tjakamarra

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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Photographic postcard of big gun practice in Middle Head, Sydney NSW

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Dark burgundy velvet loose collar

Dark burgundy velvet loose collar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1880
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Nyurpaya painting

Nyurpaya painting

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Nyurpaya
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Receipt from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 13 January 1874

Receipt from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 13 January 1874

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1874
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The Malaparra Possum Story by Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri

The Malaparra Possum Story by Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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'Travels of Mala the Hare Wallaby', painted by Timmy Tjugudai Tjungurrayi, 1981

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Timmy T. Tjungurrayi
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1981
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'Time Change' p.7

'Time Change' p.7

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Painting depicting two wavy dot lines down either side, concentric circle in centre, wavy lines from circles

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Financial document from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 17 April 1874

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1874
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Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Letter sent from William Percy Faithfull, 22 February 1874

Letter sent from William Percy Faithfull, 22 February 1874

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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1874
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Riverina Pastoral Society 1874 'Best Short Horn Heifer'

Riverina Pastoral Society 1874 'Best Short Horn Heifer'

David Allen medals collection
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1874
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Cuprous metal belt buckle

Cuprous metal belt buckle

Dunbar Shipwreck collection
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Belt buckles
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Outer South Head, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1857
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'Wantili to Wuranu' by Lily Long and Sarah Brooks, 2007

'Wantili to Wuranu' by Lily Long and Sarah Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Long
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2007
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'Lumpu Lumpu' by Manmarr Daisy Andrews, 2007

'Lumpu Lumpu' by Manmarr Daisy Andrews, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Manmarr D. Andrews
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2007
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'Mapping my country' by Matilda House (Ngambri) 2015

'Mapping my country' by Matilda House (Ngambri) 2015

Matilda House collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Matilda House
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Portrait of Anthony Martin Fernando

Portrait of Anthony Martin Fernando

Raj Nagi collection
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Mr Raj Nagi
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2007
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Tingarri Men at Ngalkalarra', painted by  Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra
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1975
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Kungkarangkalpa by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Kungkarangkalpa by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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2011
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Bottle green miser's purse

Bottle green miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Purses
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1840
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 12 May 1874

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1874
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Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Warakurna Roadhouse by Roshanna Yinga Williamson

Warakurna Roadhouse by Roshanna Yinga Williamson

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Roshanna Y. Williamson
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2011
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Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhesive and pigment in four places

Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhe...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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'Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1977

'Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1977

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1977
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Space beneath trap door from gallows, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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'Tika Tika' by Nola Campbell, 2008

'Tika Tika' by Nola Campbell, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Patjarr, Western Australia, Australia
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Nola Campbell
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2008
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'Minyipuru Claypan' by Bugai Whyoulter, 2007

'Minyipuru Claypan' by Bugai Whyoulter, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Bugai Whyoulter
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2007
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of th...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Walking Man by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Walking Man by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a mimi hunting a kangaroo

Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a mimi hunti...

Judith and Ron Behan collection no. 1
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting Aboriginal men standing in front of weatherboard building