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Hewson on the Wharf

Hewson on the Wharf

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1992
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Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Painting depicts a woman in silhouette

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Souvenir wall decoration

Souvenir wall decoration

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Jacob Mankin
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1992
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Carving of a lizard

Carving of a lizard

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Wood carvings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

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

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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Tjanpi by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Tjanpi by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Polly P. Jackson
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2011
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Painting of an echidna

Painting of an echidna

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Colin Wightman
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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The Two Women Dreaming by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi 1974-75

The Two Women Dreaming by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi 1974-...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1975
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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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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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1982
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Spearthrowers
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Laurie Percy
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I want to grow up not blow up

I want to grow up not blow up

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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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Other Voices'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Other Voices'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Grass seeds in the dry wind (people are the grass seeds moving with the seasons) - drawing by Libby Harward 2016

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Libby Harward Collection
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Ms Libby Harward
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2016
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Decalogue in Double Voice'

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Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Painting of kangaroo with green background and splattered white paint, by Wendy Berick, 1992

Painting of kangaroo with green background and splattered wh...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Wendy Berick
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1992
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Cuisine'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Cuisine'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Painting on canvas by Jane Gordon

Painting on canvas by Jane Gordon

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Jane Gordon
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Poster

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Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Two goanna sculptures

Two goanna sculptures

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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1992
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Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Baskets
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Girl Shattered

Girl Shattered

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Lin Onus
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1989
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Painted shell with seascape from Torres Strait Islands

Painted shell with seascape from Torres Strait Islands

Axel and Roslyn Poignant collection
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

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

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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'Dreaming at Watunuma' by Uta UtaTjangala, 1975

'Dreaming at Watunuma' by Uta UtaTjangala, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1975
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1992 Telecom National Business Directory Golden Horseshoe awarded to Gai Waterhouse

1992 Telecom National Business Directory Golden Horseshoe aw...

Gai Waterhouse collection
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Trophies
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rocca
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1992
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Eagles at Bay by Kevin Gilbert

Eagles at Bay by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1967
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1900
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Bandjalang'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Bandjalang'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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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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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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1982
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'Nyilnigil' by Nyangkarni Penny K-Lyons, 2007

'Nyilnigil' by Nyangkarni Penny K-Lyons, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyangkarni P. K-Lyons
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2007
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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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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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1982
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Painting of spirit figure, by Wendy Berick, 1992

Painting of spirit figure, by Wendy Berick, 1992

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Wendy Berick
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1992
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Painting on canvas by F E Carlo

Painting on canvas by F E Carlo

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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F E. Carlo
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

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

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Judy Batty
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Decalogue in Double Voice'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Decalogue in Double ...

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lawrence Miler
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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T-shirt commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the formation of the Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion

T-shirt commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the formation ...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion
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1992
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'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin and Jane Gimme, 2007

'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin and Jane Gimme, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Eubena Nampitjin
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2007
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Batty
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1974
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Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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Red Herring

Red Herring

Geoff Pryor collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1992
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Punmu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2008
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Child's drawing ? The animals gathered in the darkness

Child's drawing ? The animals gathered in the darkness

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Patricia Marfura
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lency Stephen
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1992
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Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from the story 'The Legend of the Birds' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 60

Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from th...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Gentian
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1974
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Republicans

Republicans

Jenny Coopes collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Jenny Coopes
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1992
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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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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tim P. Tjapangati
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1981
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Affordable Housing - a Right Not a Privilege

Affordable Housing - a Right Not a Privilege

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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Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Totality by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1965
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