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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Didjeridus
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1979
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Dictating and transcribing machine

Dictating and transcribing machine

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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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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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

John Docker collection
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Mallets
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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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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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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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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Two beer mugs

Two beer mugs

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Mugs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1980
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Wooden sculpture of a four legged small animal

Wooden sculpture of a four legged small animal

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Tjilkiwi
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1975
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Philosophical Remark'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Philosophical Re...

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Typed document in black print, titled 'Wejskewy Gubermater, Pan Kpt. MANSON HARRY, w Ludwigsburgu'

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Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1947
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Betting tickets from Jim McMahon

Betting tickets from Jim McMahon

Jim McMahon collection
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Tickets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Taks the toys from the boys tea-towel

Taks the toys from the boys tea-towel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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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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Ilyipi
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1954
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Prison truncheon, about 1940

Prison truncheon, about 1940

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Weapons
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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White dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the first inquest into the death of Azaria Chamberlain, 1980

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 1
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Dresses
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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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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Engraved boab nut 'The Eloping Couple and the Husband's Revenge' by Jack Wherra

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Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Adze

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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