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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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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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'St John and his wort on Bobbara' by Diana Boyer

'St John and his wort on Bobbara' by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Margaret Coen collection
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Paintbrushes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1930
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'Lowulowuku Yinta' by Mulyatingki Marney, 2008

'Lowulowuku Yinta' by Mulyatingki Marney, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kunawarritji, Western Australia, Australia
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Mulyatingki Marney
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2008
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Child's drawing - 'The rainbow arching his blood stained body through the sky' by Dorothy Nurra age13, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dorothy Nurra
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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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Mayawara Minutjukur
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1954
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String bag

String bag

Reverend A Dyer collection
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Bags
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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I Am A Woman For Peace

I Am A Woman For Peace

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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Composing rule

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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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Bark painting 'Couple of Mimi Spirits' by Paddy Compass Namatbara, Croker Island, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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1963
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Patricia Marrfurra
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Don't mix stars with wars

Don't mix stars with wars

Union of Australian Women collection
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Photographic postcards
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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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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Everyone Counts for a Nuclear Free Australia

Everyone Counts for a Nuclear Free Australia

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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Dictating and transcribing machine

Dictating and transcribing machine

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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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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Unknown
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1954
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'Witji Rock Holes' by Jane Gimme, 2007

'Witji Rock Holes' by Jane Gimme, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Jane Gimme
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2007
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Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Lily Karadeda
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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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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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U.N. Decade for Women 1976-1985

U.N. Decade for Women 1976-1985

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative 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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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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Bore gauge

Bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Mythological Mallierra (post initiation) ceremonies at Winparrku

Mythological Mallierra (post initiation) ceremonies at Winpa...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1986
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Latvian black silk bonnet

Latvian black silk bonnet

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Caps
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1957
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Non-conductive fibre

Non-conductive fibre

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Components
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Poster -

Poster - "Childcare is a Union Issue"

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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Engraved boab nut 'Attempt to Seduce a Wife' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'Attempt to Seduce a Wife' by Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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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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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

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ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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Westchester Onslow Avenue Elizabeth Bay NSW

Westchester Onslow Avenue Elizabeth Bay NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Ngaanyatjarra Council's 30th Birthday Party by Jean Inyalanka Burke, 2011

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Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Paintings
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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Entree plate with coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canberra, 1955

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Oil paintings
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Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Petronella Wensing
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1955
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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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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Napura
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1954
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String bag

String bag

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bags
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Noella Jimarin
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cosmas Wood
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Comb for sheep shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Berridale, New South Wales, Australia
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Neil Woodhouse
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1910
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Bond of the Don Mortgage Bank at Taganrog for 10,000 roubles at 4 1/2%

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Walka designs from Ernabella

Walka designs 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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Letter from Olga J Fraser to the principal of Ainslie Public School

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Ainslie Primary School collection no. 2
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Letters
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Vaucluse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Olga J. Fraser
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1963
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cyril Morrkin
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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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Stick

Stick

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Artists equipment
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Deaconess Winifred M. Hilliard
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1954
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National Conference Observer 1950 - 1985, UAW [Union of Aust. Women]

National Conference Observer 1950 - 1985, UAW [Union of Aust...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Union 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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Laurie Percy
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'Tingarri Story', painted by Tim Payungka Tjapangarti, 1981

'Tingarri Story', painted by Tim Payungka Tjapangarti, 1981

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tim P. Tjapangati
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1981
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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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Craytex rod, polishing stone

Craytex rod, polishing stone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Abrasives
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, NT, Australia
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Thella Nayeri
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Annunciata Namida
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1976
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Two black and white photograph of Fred Daly

Two black and white photograph of Fred Daly

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1960
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Minton 'Kings Service' china dinnerware used by the King or Queen or their representative when they were at Old Parliament House

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinnerware
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England
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Minton
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