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Rural town built around a cathedral

Rural town built around a cathedral

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Film negative - Bert Oliffe and pack-camel, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Two square black sateen cushions

Two square black sateen cushions

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Print - Carter's Floral Illustrations

Print - Carter's Floral Illustrations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Round tin basin

Round tin basin

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Basins
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Model paddle

Model paddle

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Paddles
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Noticee: visitors are permitted to see those persons who are committed for trial on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Signs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1892
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Plaster plaque of William Lanney [King Bill]

Plaster plaque of William Lanney [King Bill]

Edmund Dicks collection
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Plaques
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Tasmania, Australia
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Edmund J. Dicks
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1931
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Speckled white on black

Speckled white on black

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Prints
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Containers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Boomerang used by 'King Boney', Woolgoolga, north coast New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Boney
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1931
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Club, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Spear

Spear

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spears
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Ripple Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Pick

Pick

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Brown leather child's saddle

Brown leather child's saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Saddles
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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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Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Side plates
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Print titled 'Turtle', by Ron Ceissman

Print titled 'Turtle', by Ron Ceissman

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Ceissman
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Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Ripple Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Adze

Adze

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Envelope containing six limited edition prints produced for the Vietnam Moratorium Campaign, 1970

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Prints
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Vietnam Moratorium Campaign (NSW)
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1970
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Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Boomerang, Ripple Creek, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Ripple Creek, Queensland, Australia
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1926
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Solarplate print, Ngayuku Walka Urupurunypo, by Angkuna Kulyuru

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1997
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Wooden cigarette box presented to Capt. E.W. Pervical by Gibraltar Airways Limited 21st October 1931

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Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Cigarette boxes
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Gibraltar
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1931
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Condex brand metal fly-fishing reel and information sheet in a box

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Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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England
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J W Young & Sons
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1930
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Propeller hub of Lynx engine Avro-X of Australian National Airways Ltd - In appreciation to Bill, one of Charles best pals from Jo Ulm, 1 April 1935

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Ellen Rogers collection
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Aircraft components
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mary J. Ulm
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1930
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Knives
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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British passport issued to Karl Henry Aumuller, a Certificate of Registration, and a travel pass

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Travel documents
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1917
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Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Les Robertson collection
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Information tables
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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B J Ball Limited
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1927
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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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Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John P. Fawkner
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1934
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Japara gunny sack

Japara gunny sack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Carry bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1925
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Print - A Lesson for the Horsekeeper

Print - A Lesson for the Horsekeeper

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Spearthrower from Bloomfield River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Bloomfield River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles collection
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Motor cars
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Bean Car Company
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1925
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Solarplate print, Tjanpi Purunypa, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

Solarplate print, Tjanpi Purunypa, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1997
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Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.4

Yoo-long Erah-ba-diang.4

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas Watling
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1804
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Bone awl

Bone awl

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Awls
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Vue de la Cote Orientale de l'Ile Schouten

Vue de la Cote Orientale de l'Ile Schouten

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Paris, France
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Charles A. Lesueur
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1803
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Terre de Diemen. Paraberi  XI

Terre de Diemen. Paraberi XI

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Paris, France
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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View on the upper Mitta Mitta

View on the upper Mitta Mitta

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Eugene von Guerard
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1864
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Nouvelle-Hollande. Cour-rou-bari-gal

Nouvelle-Hollande. Cour-rou-bari-gal

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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Western Australia, Australia
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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Port-Jackson, Nlle Hollande.  Ceremonie preliminaire d'un mariage, chez les sauvages

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The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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New South Wales, Australia
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Nicholas Petit
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1800
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Reproduction of a sketch of Old Parliament House in its 1927 configuration, with signatures of the building foremen who worked on the site below it

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Brian Johnson collection
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Prints
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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1927
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Toy ladle

Toy ladle

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Kitchen toys
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Mrs Eslee Bridge
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1920
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A Night Scene in the Neighbourhood of Sydney

A Night Scene in the Neighbourhood of Sydney

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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T Powell
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1850
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Japanese porcelain condiment set, featuring a mustard pot flanked by a salt and pepper shaker, in the form of three kangaroos on a shaped plinth

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Terence Lane collection
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Condiment sets
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1930
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Conical copper vase

Conical copper vase

Smith Family collection
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Vases
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Australia
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1930
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Print of two boomerangs over three rods, by Mandy Queama, 1996

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Mandy Queama
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1996
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Boomerang from northern New South Wales

Boomerang from northern New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Pastoral Australia particulars at government, shipping and travel offices

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 21
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Posters
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James Northfield
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1930
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Film negative - Smithy at Mt. Davies camp, Tomkinson Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Boomerang from Oodnadatta, South Australia

Boomerang from Oodnadatta, South Australia

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Didjeridus
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1931
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