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Painting depicts an abstract design that recalls the facial decoration for an ancient Pukamini ritual

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Black Joe Wombadiemeri
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1960
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Child's drawing by Tjume, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Tjume, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjume
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1954
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Unissued invitation to the opening of Parliament House, Canberra, 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Invitations
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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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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Replica of an 1853 cast iron doorstop depicting a kangaroo standing on a rocky mound, 1970s

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Terence Lane collection
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Doorstops
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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1853
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Cylindrical carborundum rod sharpening tool

Cylindrical carborundum rod sharpening tool

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Sharpening stones
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Book titled 'How to be an Alien' wirtten by George Mikes, 1955

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Thompson Family collection
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Books
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1955
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Bring the frigates home

Bring the frigates home

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Royal Australian Navy
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1981
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard 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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Fiji Football Association 60th Anniversary medallion

Fiji Football Association 60th Anniversary medallion

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Medallions
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Fiji
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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1938
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Hand saw with a wooden handle and a metal blade

Hand saw with a wooden handle and a metal blade

George O Crawford collection
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Saws
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Inside calipers

Inside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Inside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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I'll be there at New Parliament House May 7-8 '88

I'll be there at New Parliament House May 7-8 '88

National Gathering of Christians collection
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Leaflets
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Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Photocopy of a press clipping titled 'People, prayer and Parliament'

Photocopy of a press clipping titled 'People, prayer and Par...

National Gathering of Christians collection
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Press clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Catholic Weekly
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1988
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Bunch of prison keys and tags

Bunch of prison keys and tags

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Thumb plane

Thumb plane

John Docker collection
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England
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Sculpture - wood - dugong

Sculpture - wood - dugong

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Bamaga, Queensland, Australia
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1974
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Capstan head

Capstan head

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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I Support Aboriginal Land Rights

I Support Aboriginal Land Rights

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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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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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1954
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Eau de nil hat of netted fabric and two hat pins worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Headwear
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London, England
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Sainte Claire
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1955
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek, 'Animal pieces, two dogs, two grubs', Gunbalanya, 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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Club

Club

Edward Roberts collection
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Clubs
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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I'll be there at New Parliament House, National Gathering Canberra May 7-8 '88

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National Gathering of Christians collection
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Stickers
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Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Hiroshima Never Again!'88

Hiroshima Never Again!'88

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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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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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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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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