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Press pass 89 for the Parliament of Australia, Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1980

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Graeme Thomson collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1980
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Two Simple Steps to help save Tasmania's Forests

Two Simple Steps to help save Tasmania's Forests

Wilderness Society (A.C.T. Branch) Forests Campaign collection
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Leaflets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Wilderness Society
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1988
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Depicts a flower

Depicts a flower

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Child's drawing by Peter, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Peter, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Peter
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1954
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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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John Jimarin
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'Kulyayi' by Milkujung Jewess James, 2007

'Kulyayi' by Milkujung Jewess James, 2007

Canning Stock Route Collection
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Milkujung J. James
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2007
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Print titled 'Pukumani Poles', by Pamela Tipuamantumirri

Print titled 'Pukumani Poles', by Pamela Tipuamantumirri

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Pamela Tipuamantumirri
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Watercolour painting of a dragonfly, by Diana Boyer

Watercolour painting of a dragonfly, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Cyclone Tracy evacuation registration card, 1974

Cyclone Tracy evacuation registration card, 1974

Geoff Finger collection
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Travel documents
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Geoff Finger
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1974
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Gouache painting, 'The Coming of the First Missionary' by Dick Roughsey

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Goobalathaldin (Dick Roughsey) collection
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Paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1981
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Child's drawing ? My Land by Dominica Katjirr, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominica Katjirr
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The Centenary of Federation National Apology Program!

The Centenary of Federation National Apology Program!

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1997
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Child's drawing

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

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sister Bernadette
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Land Management, Burning Country by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Land Management, Burning Country by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Dianne U. Golding
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2012
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Poster titled 'Portraits without names: Palestinian costume 19th and 20th century costumes from the Tareq Rajeb Museum...'

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General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Exhibition posters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Palestine Costume Archive, Canberra
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1995
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Black and white photograph of mounted soldiers

Black and white photograph of mounted soldiers

Mollie Ballard collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Dance hat with string and emu feathers at the top

Dance hat with string and emu feathers at the top

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Headdresses
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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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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Paulette Parry
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'Making Spears', painted by Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
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1975
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A toy wagon constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

A toy wagon constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Toy carts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sir Roland Wilson
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1956
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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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Transparency with print design, Ngayuku Walka Urupurunypo, by Angkuna Kulyuru

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Transparencies
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1997
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Photograph of Parliament House, Canberra, shortly after its completion

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George Henry Taylor collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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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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Felicity Jimarin
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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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Commemorative bus ticket for ACTION buses to the opening of New Parliament House in 1988

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ACTION Buses collection
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Bus tickets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Capital Territory Internal Omnibus Network
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1988
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1926 Crossley Landaulette 'Canberra' car used for the 1927 Royal Tour and at the opening of Parliament House

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Victor Alberts collection no. 1
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Motor cars
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Manchester, England
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Crossley Motors Ltd
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1926
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The opening of Australia's Parliament House by Her Majesty the Queen, 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Programs
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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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Sugarbag Dreaming by Jimmy Wululu

Sugarbag Dreaming by Jimmy Wululu

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Wululu
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Thella Nayeri
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'Mapping my country' by Matilda House (Ngambri) 2015

'Mapping my country' by Matilda House (Ngambri) 2015

Matilda House collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Matilda House
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'Waruwiya' by Helicopter Tjungurrayi, 2007

'Waruwiya' by Helicopter Tjungurrayi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Helicopter Tjungurrayi
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2007
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Cannibals and Others

Cannibals and Others

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1997
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Untitled illustration for pages 16-17 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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Child's drawing ? The rainbow arching his blood stained body through the sky by Lucia Carlingun age 16, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucia Carlingun
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Metal box with three compartments containing betting tickets

Metal box with three compartments containing betting tickets

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Untitled illustration for pages 26-27 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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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, NT, Australia
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Thella Nayeri
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Holiday Time by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Holiday Time by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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Solarplate print, Uru Ngarinyi, by Tjulyata Kulyuru

Solarplate print, Uru Ngarinyi, by Tjulyata Kulyuru

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjulyata Kulyuru
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1997
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Simplified Cost Accounting Procedures for the Printing Trade

Simplified Cost Accounting Procedures for the Printing Trade

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Books
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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Willy wagtails warning children

Willy wagtails warning children

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Log Cabin

Log Cabin

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Quilts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1900
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Who is it Johnnie?

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Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Butcher
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1998
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'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2007
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Brown leather-look vinyl briefcase used by Hon Peter Walsh while he was a senator for Western Australia

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Hon Peter Walsh collection
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Briefcases
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Peter A. Walsh
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1974
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Transparency with print design, Kurparu, by Angkuna Kulyuru

Transparency with print design, Kurparu, by Angkuna Kulyuru

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Transparencies
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1997
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Postcard captioned 'Lady Denman naming the Federal City, CANBERRA 12.3.13', 12 March 1913

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Capital Hill, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Howard & Shearsby
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1913
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Registration of trademark