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Coal is Vital to Victory

Coal is Vital to Victory

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Posters
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Australia
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1939
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A Major Opening for Coin Lovers

A Major Opening for Coin Lovers

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 1
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Leaflets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1988
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Wooden walking stick presented to Sir Robert Menzies by a friend

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RG Menzies collection
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Walking-sticks
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1958
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Lens cap

Lens cap

Les Hiddins collection
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Lens caps
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Japan
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Hoya Corporation
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1978
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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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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Cronulla South School, class 2A 1958

Cronulla South School, class 2A 1958

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1958
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Scene from Little Red Riding Hood, by Olga Basylevich, Germany, 1946

Scene from Little Red Riding Hood, by Olga Basylevich, Germa...

Forest Hill Residential Kindergarten collection
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Wall hangings
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Neu-Ulm Displaced Persons Camp, American Zone, Germany
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Olga Basylevich
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1946
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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Sweden
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Bark painting 'Water lily bulbs' by Mithinarri Gurruwiwi, Yirrkala, 1965

Bark painting 'Water lily bulbs' by Mithinarri Gurruwiwi, Yi...

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1965
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting two snakes, 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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Stone hatchet head, bifacially edge ground, secured to the distal end of a cylindrical wooden shaft

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The Australian Scene collection no. 7
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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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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Brown paper bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

Brown paper bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

D J Mulvaney collection
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Paper bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1956
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Portrait photograph of Melva Brown

Portrait photograph of Melva Brown

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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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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Unknown
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1954
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Wangukaratjanya

Wangukaratjanya

Fred Myers collection
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Paintings
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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1974
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Portrait photograph of Paris Strewe

Portrait photograph of Paris Strewe

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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Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Visitor's Gallery ticket for the House of Representatives

Visitor's Gallery ticket for the House of Representatives

1988 Opening of Parliament House collection
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Tickets
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1988
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Karl Maria Stadler Munchen International Women's Day March 8 tea-towel

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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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1960
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Lesley Maynard's 5th class nature study project book

Lesley Maynard's 5th class nature study project book

Lesley Maynard collection no. 2
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Textbooks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Lesley Maynard
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1955
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Dustpan brush

Dustpan brush

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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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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Letter asking Mrs Burton to donate memorabilia of her equestrian career to the Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales

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Colledge Family collection
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Letters
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1985
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The Shrine Forecourt, Victoria's Memorial of the 1939-1945 War, Dedication by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, 28 February 1954

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1954 Royal Tour Programmes collection
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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W D Joynt & Co
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1954
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Scrubbing brush

Scrubbing brush

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Scrubbing-brushes
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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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Album containing captioned photographs and newspaper clippings relating to women's cricket between 1932-1935

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Ruby Lee collection
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Albums
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Korea
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1960
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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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'Ancestral canoe'

'Ancestral canoe'

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Baluka Maymuru
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1985
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Wooden carving of a dugong

Wooden carving of a dugong

Odette O'Neill collection
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Wood carvings
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Werstpac of bastards you'll ever meet...

Werstpac of bastards you'll ever meet...

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Anonymous
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1985
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Take the toys from the boys - No more war

Take the toys from the boys - No more war

Movement Against Uranium Mining collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movement Against Uranium Mining
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1985
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Ipomoea indica

Ipomoea indica

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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Souvenir beaker to Celebrate the Birth of Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice Elizabeth Mary on the 8th August 1988

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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