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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Enid Bowden collection
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Spearthrowers
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Pootchemunka
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1987
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QSL card for 3GI, National Broadcasting Service

QSL card for 3GI, National Broadcasting Service

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1991
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Poster 'Pas de Bombes'

Poster 'Pas de Bombes'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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France
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Government of France
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1966
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Anti-nuclear poster titled 'Gone with the Wind'

Anti-nuclear poster titled 'Gone with the Wind'

Peter Milton collection
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Political posters
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United States of America
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Mr Ronald Reagan
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1976
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Metal blue ashtray

Metal blue ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1940
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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These Magnificent Forests. A Legacy For Our Children.

These Magnificent Forests. A Legacy For Our Children.

Wilderness Society (A.C.T. Branch) Forests Campaign collection
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Pamphlets
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Tasmanian Wilderness Society
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1988
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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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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Tjalara
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1954
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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Velleia paradoxa

Velleia paradoxa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Fire dreaming

Fire dreaming

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yama Maymuru
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1965
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Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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Portrait photograph of Avril Quail

Portrait photograph of Avril Quail

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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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting five possums and cicada like creature, by Bokarra

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bokarra
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1974
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Relatives'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Relatives'

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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Crystal glass given to Alderman Edna Ryan by women employees of Fairfield Council after she successfully campaigned for equal pay for them

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Edna Ryan collection
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Drinking glasses
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Fairfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Edna Ryan
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1960
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Child's drawing by an unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by an unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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