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Replica fat lamp in a tin, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

Replica fat lamp in a tin, as made at Wallaga Lake Aborigina...

Eileen Morgan collection
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Lamps
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Embroidery - Crochet butterfly, Mornington Island QLD

Embroidery - Crochet butterfly, Mornington Island QLD

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Artworks
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Slip block

Slip block

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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Child's drawing by Wanunu (WC), Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Wanunu (WC), Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Wanunu (WC)
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1954
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Nose ornament

Nose ornament

Darrell Lewis collection no. 1
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Personal adornments
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Rosewood Station, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Hand-painted scarf by Nyukan (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

Hand-painted scarf by Nyukan (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Scarves
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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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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Letter of congratulations to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Berlin, Germany
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Pokerwork snake, Ernabella SA

Pokerwork snake, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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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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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dobbie Son & Hutton
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1942
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Letter of congratulations to Edna Thompson on receiving a British Empire Medal

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Postman's standard issue blue fabric peaked cap with Telecom badge

Postman's standard issue blue fabric peaked cap with Telecom...

Catherine Davenport collection
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Caps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Robert P. Davenport
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1975
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Poster 'greetings from Sydney Australia Join the Movement for a Nuclear (and Turd) Free Pacific'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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South Pacific,
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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Transcribing machine

Transcribing machine

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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Biography of cartoonist Cecil White

Biography of cartoonist Cecil White

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Biographies
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1976
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Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk to give it some bulk

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1941
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Gibsons Beach Watsons Bay NSW

Gibsons Beach Watsons Bay NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Naldumi the leader of the Ubarr Ceremony

Naldumi the leader of the Ubarr Ceremony

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maria G. Marrar
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1974
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Child's drawing by Ulapuntu, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Ulapuntu, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ulapuntu
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1954
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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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Pair of snowshoes

Pair of snowshoes

Dane Wimbush collection
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Snowshoes
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Island Bend, Kosciusko National Park, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Dane Wimbush
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1950
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Page two of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

Page two of documentary material relating to the Mills Siste...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Documents
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Firing the Humpy by Lin Onus

Firing the Humpy by Lin Onus

Lin Onus collection
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Oil paintings
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Lin Onus
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1972
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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms