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Painting depicts an abstract pattern with patterned squares

Painting depicts an abstract pattern with patterned squares

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Bark paintings
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Manakudok-adjiripa, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jacky Maranberra
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1974
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Poster -

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Women's International Democratic Federation 8th Congress medallion

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Medallions
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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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Batik silk scarf

Batik silk scarf

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Scarves
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival
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1984
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Wooden decorated club, paddle shaped

Wooden decorated club, paddle shaped

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting three snakes, seven birds and one dog, by Maw Munungurr

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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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Maw Mununggurr
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1974
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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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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Child's drawing by Payula, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Payula, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Payula Jack
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1954
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You can't hug a child with nuclear arms tea-towel

You can't hug a child with nuclear arms 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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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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Wooden plaque featuring the Tall Ships logo, and a plaque inscribed to businessman Dick Smith

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Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Plaques
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Dick Smith
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1988
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Vote With Your Feet - Palm Sunday Rally March 1985

Vote With Your Feet - Palm Sunday Rally March 1985

Peter Jones collection
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Event posters
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The Domain, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney Nuclear Disarmament Co-ordinating Committee
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1985
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For a nuclear free and independent Pacific

For a nuclear free and independent Pacific

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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South Pacific,
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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Part of letter written by Rose Sarah Rasey

Part of letter written by Rose Sarah Rasey

RG Bain collection
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Letters
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China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1939
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AUCTION [of] A SELECTION OF PRIME RETAIL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES held by Grace Bros Holdings Ltd subsidiaries J B Young and Fossey's

AUCTION [of] A SELECTION OF PRIME RETAIL AND INDUSTRIAL PROP...

J B Young Ltd collection
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Booklets
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McGee O'Callaghan Gill
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1985
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Portrait photograph of Diana Fisher

Portrait photograph of Diana Fisher

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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Bark painting depicting Njalyot the Rainbow Serpent by Peter Marralwanga, Marrkolidjban

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Marrkolidjban, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Marralwanga
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1988
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Sharpening stone for shears, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

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Colin Davis collection
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Sharpening stones
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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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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MOW badge 'Melbourne has women priests NOW!'

MOW badge 'Melbourne has women priests NOW!'

Movement for the Ordination of Women collection
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Church of England
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1984
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Series of three poster promoting wartime security

Series of three poster promoting wartime security

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Posters
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Victoria, Australia
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Australian Army
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1939
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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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Unknown
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1954
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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Transparent sticker with green text that reads 'Sport 88'

Transparent sticker with green text that reads 'Sport 88'

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Stickers
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1988
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Banksia serrata

Banksia serrata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Syringe needles

Syringe needles

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Hypodermic needles
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England, United Kingdom
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CSIRO - Division of Wildlife and Ecology
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1954
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Painting on card by Ralph Gumudul, Goulburn Island NT - from the story 'How the kangaroo got his tail' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 13

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ralph Gumudul
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1974
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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

Monocular microscope used for the scientific study o