Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
'Tingarri men at Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 1975

'Tingarri men at Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 19...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia filter
John Tjakamarra
Apply John Tjakamarra filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Linen handkerchief, Mornington Island QLD

Linen handkerchief, Mornington Island QLD

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
Apply Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2 filter
Handkerchiefs
Apply Handkerchiefs filter
Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ernabella, South Australia, Australia filter
Unknown
Apply Unknown filter
1954
Apply 1954 filter
Seventeen watercolour paintbrushes used by Margaret Coen

Seventeen watercolour paintbrushes used by Margaret Coen

Margaret Coen collection
Apply Margaret Coen collection filter
Paintbrushes
Apply Paintbrushes filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Margaret Coen
Apply Margaret Coen filter
1970
Apply 1970 filter
Headpad, Ernabella SA

Headpad, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
Apply Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2 filter
Headpads
Apply Headpads filter
Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ernabella, South Australia, Australia filter
Manguri
Apply Manguri filter
1954
Apply 1954 filter
Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
Apply Political Humour Competition 1999 collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Mr John Kron
Apply Mr John Kron filter
1999
Apply 1999 filter
Child's drawing - Deanna dreaming / The Dreamtime by Dianna Merrkiyawuy, Yirrkala NT

Child's drawing - Deanna dreaming / The Dreamtime by Dianna ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr
Apply Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Wooden kangaroo figure

Wooden kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
Apply Terence Lane collection filter
Sculptures
Apply Sculptures filter
1972
Apply 1972 filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Benigna Moolfunly
Apply Benigna Moolfunly filter
Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Caste...

George Pappas collection no. 1
Apply George Pappas collection no. 1 filter
Brooches
Apply Brooches filter
Megisti, Greece
Apply Megisti, Greece filter
Rose Pappas
Apply Rose Pappas filter
1922
Apply 1922 filter
1958 Ceremonial Land Rover 'Special 88', used on Vice Regal occasions in Queensland during the 1960s and 1970s

1958 Ceremonial Land Rover 'Special 88', used on Vice Regal ...

Department of Administrative Services (Transport and Storage Divisi...
Apply Department of Administrative Services (Transport and Storage Divisi... filter
Vehicles
Apply Vehicles filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Pressed Metal Corporation
Apply Pressed Metal Corporation filter
1957
Apply 1957 filter
Bone china dessert dish printed with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms

Bone china dessert dish printed with the Commonwealth Parlia...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
Apply Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1 filter
Dessert dishes
Apply Dessert dishes filter
England
Apply England filter
Royal Grafton
Apply Royal Grafton filter
1957
Apply 1957 filter
Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
Apply Margaret Twiss collection filter
Christmas decorations
Apply Christmas decorations filter
Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
Mrs Margaret Twiss
Apply Mrs Margaret Twiss filter
1960
Apply 1960 filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Perpetua Jimarin
Apply Perpetua Jimarin filter
Child's drawing by Ulapuntu, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Ulapuntu, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
Apply Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ernabella, South Australia, Australia filter
Ulapuntu
Apply Ulapuntu filter
1954
Apply 1954 filter

"COME AND ENJOY AN EVENING OF FIVE BEAUTIFUL AUDIO-VISUALS.....

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Leaflets
Apply Leaflets filter
Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia filter
Olegas Truchanas
Apply Olegas Truchanas filter
1970
Apply 1970 filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Martina Parry
Apply Martina Parry filter
It's Oscar time again...

It's Oscar time again...

Clarrie King collection
Apply Clarrie King collection filter
Cartoons
Apply Cartoons filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Clarrie King
Apply Mr Clarrie King filter
1976
Apply 1976 filter
Folding knife blade

Folding knife blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
Apply Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection filter
Knife blades
Apply Knife blades filter
Alfred Ross
Apply Alfred Ross filter
1933
Apply 1933 filter
Stuzzi Memocord K70 Compact Dictating Machine

Stuzzi Memocord K70 Compact Dictating Machine

Ernest B Phillips collection
Apply Ernest B Phillips collection filter
Dictating machines
Apply Dictating machines filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Grundig Intermedia GmbH
Apply Grundig Intermedia GmbH filter
1960
Apply 1960 filter
Green storage box used by Fred Hollows during NTEHP

Green storage box used by Fred Hollows during NTEHP

The Fred Hollows Foundation collection
Apply The Fred Hollows Foundation collection filter
Storage boxes
Apply Storage boxes filter
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Apply Adelaide, South Australia, Australia filter
Professor Frederick C. Hollows AC
Apply Professor Frederick C. Hollows AC filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Child's drawing - 'The animals gathered in the darkness' by Lucia Carlingun age 15, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

Child's drawing - 'The animals gathered in the darkness' by ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Lucia Carlingun
Apply Lucia Carlingun filter
Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
Apply Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3 filter
Acrylic paintings
Apply Acrylic paintings filter
Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ernabella, South Australia, Australia filter
Angkunanya
Apply Angkunanya filter
1954
Apply 1954 filter
Glass

Glass

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
Apply Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2 filter
Glasses
Apply Glasses filter
Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr William Barbour Smith
Apply Mr William Barbour Smith filter
1970
Apply 1970 filter
Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at w...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
Apply Australian National Railways Commission collection filter
Shovels
Apply Shovels filter
Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
Apply Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia filter
Baron Thomas Denman
Apply Baron Thomas Denman filter
1912
Apply 1912 filter
A Woman's Place is Everywhere

A Woman's Place is Everywhere

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
Apply Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1 filter
Stickers
Apply Stickers filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'It is understood also that the banks themselves have not made any decision on the government's proposals...'

Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam...

Pat Rawlings collection
Apply Pat Rawlings collection filter
Telegrams
Apply Telegrams filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Australian Associated Press
Apply Australian Associated Press filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
Apply Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3 filter
Acrylic paintings
Apply Acrylic paintings filter
Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ernabella, South Australia, Australia filter
Napura
Apply Napura filter
1954
Apply 1954 filter
Close Roxby Downs

Close Roxby Downs

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
Apply People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Sydney Anti-Uranium Collective
Apply Sydney Anti-Uranium Collective filter
1988
Apply 1988 filter
Child's drawing - The Frog Singing by Lawrence Miller age 15, Daly River NT

Child's drawing - The Frog Singing by Lawrence Miller age 15...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Lawrence Miller
Apply Lawrence Miller filter
Walka designs from Ernabella

Walka designs from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
Apply Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3 filter
Pastel drawings
Apply Pastel drawings filter
Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ernabella, South Australia, Australia filter
Bennett Tjkalayinya
Apply Bennett Tjkalayinya filter
1954
Apply 1954 filter
Certificat de letat, Valeur 1000 roubles, Interets 4 1/2%, Banque Fonciere

Certificat de letat, Valeur 1000 roubles, Interets 4 1/2%, B...

Olga Riet collection
Apply Olga Riet collection filter
Financial records
Apply Financial records filter
Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
Apply Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China filter
Mrs Olga A. Riet
Apply Mrs Olga A. Riet filter
1929
Apply 1929 filter
Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a physical manifestation of the spiritual being Ngalyod, circa 1975

Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a physical m...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Bardayal Nadjamerrek
Apply Bardayal Nadjamerrek filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Seventh page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

Seventh page of documentary material relating to the Mills S...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
Apply 1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection filter
Documents
Apply Documents filter
Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
Apply Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia filter
The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
Apply The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo... filter
1992
Apply 1992 filter
Miniature dividers

Miniature dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
Apply Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection filter
Measuring instruments
Apply Measuring instruments filter
Alfred Ross
Apply Alfred Ross filter
1933
Apply 1933 filter
Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
Apply Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3 filter
Acrylic paintings
Apply Acrylic paintings filter
Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ernabella, South Australia, Australia filter
Mayawara Minutjukur
Apply Mayawara Minutjukur filter
1954
Apply 1954 filter
'Wallaby dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1975

'Wallaby dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Paintings
Apply Paintings filter
Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
Apply Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Covering letter for a series of five posters from Department of Employment, Education and Training, encouraging women to consider all options of employment

Covering letter for a series of five posters from Department...

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1990
Apply 1990 filter
Child's drawing - Dreaming by Dianna, Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy NSW

Child's drawing - Dreaming by Dianna, Dhupuma College, Nhulu...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr
Apply Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
Apply Union of Australian Women collection filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Ms Audrey McDonald
Apply Ms Audrey McDonald filter
1950
Apply 1950 filter
Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering "WYOMI...

Cregan Family collection
Apply Cregan Family collection filter
Stencils
Apply Stencils filter
Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Mr John Cregan
Apply Mr John Cregan filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Small metal compression spring

Small metal compression spring

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
Apply Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection filter
Components
Apply Components filter
Alfred Ross
Apply Alfred Ross filter
1933
Apply 1933 filter
Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
Apply Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3 filter
Acrylic paintings
Apply Acrylic paintings filter
Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ernabella, South Australia, Australia filter
Tjikalayi
Apply Tjikalayi filter
1954
Apply 1954 filter
Photograph of three women in red skirts and white tops with red and black flower motifs

Photograph of three women in red skirts and white tops with ...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
Apply 1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
Apply Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia filter
The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
Apply The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo... filter