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Metal scales with a cane basket, used by the Canberra Mothercraft Society to weigh babies

Metal scales with a cane basket, used by the Canberra Mother...

Canberra Mothercraft Society collection
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Weighing instruments
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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J W Wedderburn & Sons
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1930
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Covering letter for a series of five posters from Department of Employment, Education and Training, encouraging women to consider all options of employment

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Letters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1990
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Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms liquor glass

Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms liquor glass

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Liquor glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Dendrobium discolor

Dendrobium discolor

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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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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Gould League of Bird Lovers, New South Wales, membership certificate to Bill Sutton

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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F B. Rodriguez
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1940
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly shaking hands with an unidentified man, 1955

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1955
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Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from the story 'The Legend of the Birds' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 59

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Gentian
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1974
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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1982
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting two possums and ochre pole tapered at one end, by Mithali

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithali
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1974
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Program for Countess of Dudley Cup Polo Tournament conducted by Goulburn Polo and Picnic Race Club 1955

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1955
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Boab nuts incised with reptile and plants

Boab nuts incised with reptile and plants

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1974
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Bandicoot

Bandicoot

Y Pettinato collection
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Wood carvings
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Not provided
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1985
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Metal and plastic headphone plug

Metal and plastic headphone plug

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Audio equipment accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sony Corporation
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1960
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Green glass storage jar with plastic lid

Green glass storage jar with plastic lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Jars
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Leaflet Why Star Wars menaces world peace and stability

Leaflet Why Star Wars menaces world peace and stability

Scientists Against Nuclear Arms collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Scientists Against Nuclear Arms (Australia)
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1985
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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I want to grow up not blow up

I want to grow up not blow up

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Watercolour painting of landscape, by Herbert Raberaba, 1972

Watercolour painting of landscape, by Herbert Raberaba, 1972

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Herbert Raberaba
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1967
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Program for the opening of Australia's Parliament House, on the 9th of May 1988

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1988 Opening of Parliament House collection
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Programs
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dr Donald F. McMichael
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1988
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Peace

Peace

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Unfinished snake sculpture, Ernabella SA

Unfinished snake sculpture, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Seventeen hairpins with undulations along both sides and rounded ends

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Lois Grosse collection
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Hairpins
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1965
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Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Banknotes
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1939
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Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Selection of cutlery used in the Commonwealth Parliament Refreshment Rooms of Old Parliament House

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cutlery
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting snake, by Wuyulwuy

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wuyulwuy Wanambi
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1974
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Portrait photograph of Deborah Starr

Portrait photograph of Deborah Starr

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Model bark canoe made from a length of bark joined at an angle with fibre lacin

Model bark canoe made from a length of bark joined at an ang...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Models
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Not provided
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1985
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Leaflet titled Why Christians for Peace?

Leaflet titled Why Christians for Peace?

Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Leaflets
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Christians for Peace, Tasmania
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1983
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Set of photocopied picture illustrations from Ernabella

Set of photocopied picture illustrations from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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