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Metal blue ashtray

Metal blue ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1940
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Sign Here - So Help Me God! by Ellen Jose

Sign Here - So Help Me God! by Ellen Jose

Ellen Jose collection
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Oil paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjalara
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1954
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Yuminiya
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1954
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Metal tray

Metal tray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Trays
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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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Sculpture of a kangaroo on a column, titled 'Ruby, Fond Memories' by Lorraine Jenyns, 1976

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Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
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Lorraine Jenyns
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1971
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Latvian ring-shaped brooch

Latvian ring-shaped brooch

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1942
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Phar Lap's Heart

Phar Lap's Heart

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Timaru, South Island, New Zealand
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Alick Roberts
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1926
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting three fish in x-ray style and a figure, 1974

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1974
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Green and gold map of Australia created from green and gold pasta in the form of the Australian Bicentenary logo

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Canberra Coffee Centre and Pasta Factory collection
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Commemorative objects
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Canberra Coffee Centre & Pasta Factory
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1987
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Resin sample

Resin sample

The Australian Scene collection no. 4
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Samples
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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I [Love] Being Free from Smoking - Narcotics Education Inc., 1985

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuwati
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1965
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Unglazed teapot attributed to Eddie Puruntatameri, Bathurst Island, around 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Teapots
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1972
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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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Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Enid Treadgold collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Angus & Coote, Jewellers
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1935
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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Poster of mothers and babies in abstract design, by Sally Morgan, 'WE HAVE SURVIVED' series, 1988

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sally Morgan
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1988
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Bar measuring glass

Bar measuring glass

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Measuring glasses
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Invitations
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Mrs Margot Child
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1985
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design 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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Bennett Tjkalayinya
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1954
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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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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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Three sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Three sticks from Pick-Up-Sticks game

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Games
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Austria
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Olav Schappacher
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1930
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Watercolour painting of Molonglo River Canberra ACT about 1930, Beth Klinge

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Muriel Kelly collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Beth Klinge
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1930
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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George V Jubilee Medal 1935, George VI Coronation Medal 1937, Queen Elizabeth Coronation Medal 1937, Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal 1953

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RG Menzies collection
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Medals
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1935
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Driving for disarmament, the peace bus

Driving for disarmament, the peace bus

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1984
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Gaddafi Gall

Gaddafi Gall

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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