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Firedrill set

Firedrill set

Dr La Mont West collection
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Firesticks
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Billy Boyle
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1964
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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Engraved boab nut 'Spearing Stockman' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'Spearing Stockman' 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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Cypraeidae Cyraea Tigris from Smith Point

Cypraeidae Cyraea Tigris from Smith Point

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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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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Ngalyipi Vine Dreaming at Yarrungkanyi, by Paddy Carroll Tjungurrayi.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Carroll Tjungurrayi
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1988
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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Wine bottle commemorating an historic river boat race between PS Enterprise and PS Etona at Echuca in 1974

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Herbert Beal collection
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Wine bottles
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South Australia, Australia
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Angove's Pty Ltd
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1974
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Roll of wallpaper

Roll of wallpaper

Tony Hill collection no. 1
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Wallpaper
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Canada
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Waldec of Canada Limited
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1965
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Child's drawing by Kalykulya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Kalykulya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kaiykaiyu
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1954
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The Snowy Mountains Scheme

The Snowy Mountains Scheme

Snowy Scheme Model collection
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Booklets
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1955
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Box from Royal Australian Mint

Box from Royal Australian Mint

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 1
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Presentation boxes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1988
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Darrell Lewis collection no. 1
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Didjeridus
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Rosewood Station, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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2GB picnic with family and friends

2GB picnic with family and friends

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB Blue Birds Club
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1935
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Hollow cylinder of wood forming a smoking pipe with a wooden bowl

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Enid Bowden collection
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Smoking pipes
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Boab nut incised with landscape design

Boab nut incised with landscape design

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nut carvings
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1974
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Emu feathers and fibre head pad

Emu feathers and fibre head pad

Enid Bowden collection
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Headwear
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1987
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Dr La Mont West collection
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Containers
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Letter from Lucky Woodcock to Mr M Edwards, 14 November 1955

Letter from Lucky Woodcock to Mr M Edwards, 14 November 1955

Maurice Edwards collection
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Letters
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Mr Maurice Edwards
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1955
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Poster of mothers and babies in abstract design, by Sally Morgan, 'WE HAVE SURVIVED' series, 1988

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sally Morgan
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1988
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Page two of a statement of the NSW Conference to discuss An Australian Policy for Peace and Co-existence, to be held in Sydney 26-27 November 1955

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Maurice Edwards collection
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1955
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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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Child's drawing from Ernabella

Child's drawing 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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Fretsaw blade

Fretsaw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Bark painting depicting the tail of the whale Daymirri, by Wandjuk Marika, Yirrkala, 1964, with a paddle over his head

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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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Wandjuk Marika
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1964
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Information sheet titled 'Queensland's rainforest is not endangered, That's a fact'

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Concerned Ladies Action Group collection no. 2
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Information sheets
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Queensland, Australia
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Northern Rainforest Management Agency
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1995
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Dial gauge

Dial 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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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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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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Pigmented, wooden tapstick covered overall with geometric designs

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Gladys Henry collection
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Clapsticks
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Nancy
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1970
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Land Rights before Games

Land Rights before Games

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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