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Child's drawing by Linda Clyne, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

Child's drawing by Linda Clyne, Yirara College, Alice Spring...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirara College, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
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Linda Clyne
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Woven split cane bicornual [bicornuate] basket made in the Cairns district

Woven split cane bicornual [bicornuate] basket made in the C...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1850
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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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Wooden case with drill bits

Wooden case with drill bits

George O Crawford collection
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Drill bits
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Goodenia humilis

Goodenia humilis

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Ink bottle

Ink bottle

Les Robertson collection
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Ink bottles
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Conical copper vase

Conical copper vase

Smith Family collection
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Vases
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Australia
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1930
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Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Steel lister with three teeth used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Berridale, New South Wales, Australia
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Neil Woodhouse
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1910
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Square orange cushion

Square orange cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Pair of outside calipers

Pair of outside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Budgerigars in the Sandhills, painted by Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1975
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Illuminated address to William Barbour

Illuminated address to William Barbour

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Illuminated addresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1907
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Jungle Gym presented to Ainslie Primary School by Prime Minister James Scullin in 1930

Jungle Gym presented to Ainslie Primary School by Prime Mini...

Ainslie Primary School collection no. 1
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Recreational equipment
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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Jungle Gym Inc
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1923
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Child's drawing - Road to the Olgas by Cris Rice

Child's drawing - Road to the Olgas by Cris Rice

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cris Rice
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Tasmania Penal Establishments, Hobart and Launceston Reports for 1886

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Reports
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1886
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Confirmation card for Jessie Ann Gore

Confirmation card for Jessie Ann Gore

Gallaway-Gore collection
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Cards
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1876
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jessie
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Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Australia Post Historical collection
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Franking machines
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Richmond, Surrey, England
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Roneo Neopost Ltd
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1969
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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Child's drawing - Stuart by Stanley Jangala Gallagher, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stanley Gallacher
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 25 November 1876

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 25 November 1876

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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New York, United States of America
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1876
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Wooden pack saddle consisting of an A-shaped timber frame with items attached by wire, chains and straps

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John Swain collection
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Saddles
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles Carter
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1933
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Child's drawing ? Austral Downs Story

Child's drawing ? Austral Downs Story

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Iris Nuggett Joye
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Afghan camel drivers in the Mallee

Afghan camel drivers in the Mallee

Joyce Knife collection
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Photographic prints
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Underbool, Victoria, Australia
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Mr J A. Knife
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1930
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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Yirara College, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
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Hardy
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Tillaea macrantha

Tillaea macrantha

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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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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Untitled drawing

Untitled drawing

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Singleton, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack Vidler
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1998
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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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Miniature dividers

Miniature dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Hydrocotyle laxiflora

Hydrocotyle laxiflora

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Metal tray

Metal tray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Trays
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paul Mark
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Bailey wood plane

Bailey wood plane

John Docker collection
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Planes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Souvenir tankard - Queen Victoria

Souvenir tankard - Queen Victoria

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Tankards
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England
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Queen Victoria
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1819
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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon