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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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Rock used as a hammer

Rock used as a hammer

Eileen Morgan collection
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Tools
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Wallaga Lake, New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Turtle Hunt (3rd paint of series).

Turtle Hunt (3rd paint of series).

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Cape Shield, Djarrakpi, north east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Nyapilingu Dhamarrandji
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1985
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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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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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Tjariya (. Stanley
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1954
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Tin toy truck

Tin toy truck

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Toy trucks
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1920
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Gas mask used as part of a protest costume

Gas mask used as part of a protest costume

Benny Zable collection no. 1
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Gasmasks
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1981
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Digging sticks
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Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1953
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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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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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjalara
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1954
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Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Photograph album c1920s-1930s

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photograph albums
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1920
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Painting on card by Jill Dundiwuy Mununggur, Yirrkala NT - from the story 'The Brolga and The Emu' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 41

Painting on card by Jill Dundiwuy Mununggur, Yirrkala NT - f...

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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Jill Dundiwuy Mununggur
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1974
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Portrait photograph of Lyn Clarke

Portrait photograph of Lyn Clarke

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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Ngintya
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1954
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You Scratch My Back

You Scratch My Back

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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1988
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Frying pan

Frying pan

Snowy Scheme - Norm Kopievsky collection
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Frying pans
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Jindabyne, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Norm Kopievsky
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1958
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PITJANTJATJARA Reader 10

PITJANTJATJARA Reader 10

Anne Ranse collection
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Booklets
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Archdeacon Anne M. Ranse
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1972
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'Life. Be in it' Come 'n try Gardening poster

'Life. Be in it' Come 'n try Gardening poster

Ivy Lovric collection
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Advertising posters
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Alex Stitt Mr
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1988
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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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Claw hammer

Claw hammer

John Docker collection
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Hammers
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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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Child's green cotton apron with embroidery depicting Snow White amongst a group of animals including rabbits, a fawn and birds

Child's green cotton apron with embroidery depicting Snow Wh...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Aprons
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1948
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Glycine tabacina

Glycine tabacina

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Child's drawing by Ian, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Ian, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ian
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1954
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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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Boomerang-shaped wooden club, with tapered ends, and a smoothed black and white pigmented surface

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JW Lindo collection
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Clubs
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob han...

Paul Watts collection
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