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The Official 1956 Olympic Games Film

The Official 1956 Olympic Games Film

Sporting Memorabilia collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Burton Pty Ltd
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1955
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting three snakes, seven birds and one dog, by Maw Munungurr

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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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Maw Mununggurr
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1974
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Pair of outside calipers

Pair of outside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Outside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Unpublished cartoon of Grazier Sir William Gunn with a bull ring in his nose

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1980
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Voltaire?

Voltaire?

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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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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Peace

Peace

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson

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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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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W Hilliard video cassette

W Hilliard video cassette

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Video cassettes
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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1974
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Carved wooden kundu, used by Beth Dean as an accompaniment concert demonstrations around the world

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Musical drums
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Aitape, West Sepik, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Spearthrowers
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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Poster titled 'Women in Struggle, Women in History', 1982

Poster titled 'Women in Struggle, Women in History', 1982

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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Procedures for invitees to the opening of Parliament House in 1988