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The Canberra Times - Garbage: End in Sight, 1986

The Canberra Times - Garbage: End in Sight, 1986

Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Canberra Times
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1986
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My Relations - Many Generations by Rosella Namok

My Relations - Many Generations by Rosella Namok

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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Rosella Namok
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1998
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Bark painting depicting Njalyot the Rainbow Serpent by Peter Marralwanga, Marrkolidjban

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Marrkolidjban, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Marralwanga
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1988
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A toy car constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

A toy car constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Toy motor cars
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sir Roland Wilson
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1956
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Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles collection
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Motor cars
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Bean Car Company
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1925
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Bible of Mrs Wensing, St Patricks Canberra

Bible of Mrs Wensing, St Patricks Canberra

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Bibles
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Carved wooden crocodile from Malol Mission, Papua New Guinea

Carved wooden crocodile from Malol Mission, Papua New Guinea

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Wood carvings
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West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Savan
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1955
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Souvenir Project Book 'Australia's Bicentenary 1788-1988', which is designed to store bicentennial milk cartons

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Commemorative books
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Dugong

Dugong

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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1955
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The Canberra Times poster of 'Fears Flow Down River', 9 October 2010

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Murray-Darling Basin Authority collection
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Newspapers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Canberra Times
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2010
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Pokerwork kangaroo

Pokerwork kangaroo

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Dance hat with string and emu feathers at the top

Dance hat with string and emu feathers at the top

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Headdresses
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Guide book produced by the Commonwealth of Australia for Parliament House, Canberra

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 4
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Handbooks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Joint House Department
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1930
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The Forests Need Your Help

The Forests Need Your Help

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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Bark painting by Roy Dadaynga Marika.

Bark painting by Roy Dadaynga Marika.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Roy D. Marika MBE
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1975
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Wooden sculpture of a crested pigeon by an unknown maker

Wooden sculpture of a crested pigeon by an unknown maker

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Sculpture - white cockatoo

Sculpture - white cockatoo

Sandra Holmes collection no. 6
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1965
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Transparency with print design, Flowers, by Nyuwara Tapaya

Transparency with print design, Flowers, by Nyuwara Tapaya

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Transparencies
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kunmanara Tapaya
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1997
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Colour photograph of Rhea Seddon and Robert 'Hoot' Gibson with an American flag and a model of a space shuttle

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Australian American Association collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Rhea Seddon
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1984
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Black and white photograph showing three military personnel in a tent

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Solarplate print, Ngayuku Walka Puru Purunypa, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1997
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Stop the Death Trade, Rally Saturday November 23, 10:00, Parliament House March to AIDEX

Stop the Death Trade, Rally Saturday November 23, 10:00, Par...

Protest Against AIDEX '91 collection
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Posters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Desiko Pty Ltd
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1991
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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canber...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Three dimensional plan of the podium for the 1986 Papal Mass in Canberra [by Munns, Sly & Partners Pty Ltd]

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Papal Visit Office collection
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Architectural drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Munns Sly & Partners Pty Ltd
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1986
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High Court of Australia 1980 Medallion in a blue presentation case

High Court of Australia 1980 Medallion in a blue presentatio...

Historic Memorial Committee collection
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Medallions
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1980
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Hand-carved wooden bison ornament

Hand-carved wooden bison ornament

Wiera Szejpak collection
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Wood carvings
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Belarus
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Untitled painting, by Emily Kame Kngwarreye.

Untitled painting, by Emily Kame Kngwarreye.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Emily K. Kngwarreye
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Two illustrations - First Victa Lawnmower and First Ear Muffs