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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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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her hu...

Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the fir...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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Print titled 'People in Sorrow', by Sally Morgan, 1988

Print titled 'People in Sorrow', by Sally Morgan, 1988

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sally Morgan
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1988
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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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Certificate awarded at the Upper Hunter P. & A. Association 78th Annual Show, Muswellbrook, 1968 for second prized for an appliqued doily

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1968
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Wooden paddle

Wooden paddle

Ida Ninganga collection
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Paddles
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Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Ida Ninganga
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1984
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Portrait photograph of Chloe

Portrait photograph of Chloe

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Stainless steel cheese knife with CPRR stamped in the handle

Stainless steel cheese knife with CPRR stamped in the handle

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cheese knives
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Sheffield, England
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Stokes
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1988
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Wangukaratjanya

Wangukaratjanya

Fred Myers collection
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Paintings
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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1974
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Nuclear Free Pacific

Nuclear Free Pacific

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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South Pacific,
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly, MHR, seated behind a desk

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Monsar Studio
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1964
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Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large nugget

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Smales Jewellers collection
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Brooches
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Western Australia, Australia
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Crawford family
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1890
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Man's black, cocked hat with cockade forming part of Fashionable Gentleman in Redingote set

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Hats
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Italy
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Gruppo Ermenegildo Zegna
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1988
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Newspaper titled 'National Gathering Update' containing articles and pictures relating to the opening of the New Parliament House in 1988

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National Gathering of Christians collection
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Newspapers
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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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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

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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Sam Manggudja Garnarradj
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1974
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Photocopy of a press clipping titled 'Past wrongs remembered' from the Canberra Times