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Clear moulded stem glass

Clear moulded stem glass

Andrew Reeves and Helen Parrott collection
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Champagne glasses
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United States of America
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The Libbey Glass Company
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1892
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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Ananpalayaku walka' by Tjunkaya Tapaya

'Ananpalayaku walka' by Tjunkaya Tapaya

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1989
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'Punmu' by Mary Meribida, 2008

'Punmu' by Mary Meribida, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Mary Meribida
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2008
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Untitled

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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Snake story from Karrinyarra, painted by Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra, 1978

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RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra
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1978
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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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Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tintypes
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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'Kantia, The Honey Ant Dreaming'

'Kantia, The Honey Ant Dreaming'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tim L. Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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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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An Irrigated Apricot Orchard in Australia

An Irrigated Apricot Orchard in Australia

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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Jungle Gym presented to Ainslie Primary School by Prime Minister James Scullin in 1930

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Ainslie Primary School collection no. 1
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Recreational equipment
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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Jungle Gym Inc
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1923
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Willy wagtails try to warn parents that Quinkin are after their children.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Tingarri Dreaming', painted by Charlie Tjapangati, 1981

'Tingarri Dreaming', painted by Charlie Tjapangati, 1981

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie Tjapangati
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1981
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Guide book produced by the Commonwealth of Australia for Parliament House, Canberra

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 4
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Handbooks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Joint House Department
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1930
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Gouche and pen painting titled 'Sea Creatures'

Gouche and pen painting titled 'Sea Creatures'

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Mount Ernest (Nagir/Naghir) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Aust...
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Christina 'Chrissy' L. Nakata
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1992
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Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 -  depicts five sharks

Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 - depicts five sharks

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Madi
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1964
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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

John Docker collection
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Keyhole saws
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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'Native Cat and Goanna 1', Juanella McKenzie, 2008

'Native Cat and Goanna 1', Juanella McKenzie, 2008

Regina and Juanella McKenzie collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Juanella McKenzie
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2008
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 and the hospitality industry of 1992

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Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Three mythological events at Tjiterulpa site

Three mythological events at Tjiterulpa site

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1977
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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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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Untitled

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves

Swan Richards collection
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Cricket equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Stokes McGown Pty Ltd
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1950
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Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Commonwealth Railways
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1975
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Painting by Dinny Nyliba (McDinny) titled 'Captain Cook's Boat'

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Dinny Nyliba (McDinny) collection no. 2
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Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Dinny Nyliba (McDinny)
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1992
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Photograph of five children in a wheelbarrow

Photograph of five children in a wheelbarrow

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Miss Lorna M. Colwell
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1920
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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Coin proof sets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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COLESANCO, January 1938, The Magazine of the Employees of G.J. Coles & Coy. Limited

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Magazines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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G J Coles & Company Limited
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1938
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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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Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair, and a matching saucer

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Cups and saucers
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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Brown checked riding jacket

Brown checked riding jacket

Colledge Family collection
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Jackets
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Circular yellow pressed glass bowl depicting a kangaroo, made by Crystal Glass Ltd, Sydney, 1924

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Terence Lane collection
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Bowls
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Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Crystal Glass Limited
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1924
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Spirit level

Spirit level

George O Crawford collection
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Spirit levels
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 20 May 1882

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 20 May 1882

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1882
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Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1806
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Untitled

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

'Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyuju S. Brown
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2007
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Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

Pedal driven dentist's drill used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Dental equipment
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Painting featuring a Walka design from Ernabella

Painting featuring a Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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Baldwin Spencer and Paddy Cahill by Gabriel Maralngurra

Baldwin Spencer and Paddy Cahill by Gabriel Maralngurra

Gabriel Maralngurra collection
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Gabriel Maralngurra
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Land Management, Burning Country by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Land Management, Burning Country by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Paintings
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Dianne U. Golding
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2012
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Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Lamps
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Pyle-National Company
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1924
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1895
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Rock Wallaby

Rock Wallaby

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Charlie Egeley
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Olympic Games Opening Ceremony by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Olympic Games Opening Ceremony 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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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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Warakurna Community by Tracy Yates

Warakurna Community by Tracy Yates

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Tracy Yates
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2011
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Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Painting depicting concentric circles by Uta Uta Tjangala

Painting depicting concentric circles by Uta Uta Tjangala

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1978
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Budgerigars in the Sandhills, painted by Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri, 1975

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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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1975
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