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Little Grey Fergie toy tractor handcrafted from salvaged box timber and wire by 10 year old Brian Burns in 1943.

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John McNally collection
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Toy tractors
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Cudgen, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Brian Burns
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1943
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkunanya
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1954
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Sixteen associated Royal Agricultural Society of N.S.W. Lady's and Member badges

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Colledge Family collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1952
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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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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Hand-painted scarf by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Hand-painted scarf by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Scarves
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Patjiparan
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1954
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Drawing captioned 'Azaria Chamberlain Court Case, Darwin, Sept 82, Jo Darbyshire'

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Kerry Sharp collection
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Drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Jo Darbyshire
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1982
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Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cabinets
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London, England
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Cash & Sons
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1920
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Bradman

Bradman

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Biographies
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Angus & Robertson
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1948
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Photocopy of letter from the Public Library of New South Wales (Mitchell Library), dated 28 June 1946

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Neville Locker collection
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Documents
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Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
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1946
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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Auger bit

Auger bit

George and Mary Weir collection
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Augers
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Redhead, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George F. Weir
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1949
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Velleia paradoxa

Velleia paradoxa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Souvenir brooch - Royal Family

Souvenir brooch - Royal Family

Daphne Mabbott collection
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Commemorative objects
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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Massachusetts, United States of America
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T H Witherby Tool Company
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1920
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Courtroom sketch made at the1982 trial of Michael and Lindy Chamberlain by artist Veronica O'Leary

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 2. Waratah

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 2. Waratah

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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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, dated 14 September 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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The Australian Slavonic Review, Dec.1946 Vol.1 No.5

The Australian Slavonic Review, Dec.1946 Vol.1 No.5

Marin Alagich collection no. 3
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Slavs' League
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1946
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Photograph showing Douglas McClelland adjusting a microphone

Photograph showing Douglas McClelland adjusting a microphone

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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1982
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Carpenter's pincers, branded

Carpenter's pincers, branded "9"

John Docker collection
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Carpenters pincers
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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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Bridge Street, looking east

Bridge Street, looking east

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Multi-coloured badge

Multi-coloured badge

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Bring the frigates home

Bring the frigates home

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Royal Australian Navy
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1981
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1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

Lightburn collection
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Motor cars
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Camden, South Australia, Australia
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Lightburn & Co Ltd
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1963
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Snake sculpture

Snake 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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Nora
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1982
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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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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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail bags

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Spring balances
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England
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Salter Scales
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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Napura
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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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Moon Dreaming

Moon Dreaming

Sally Banyard collection
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Paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Limpi P. Tjapangati
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1982
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhesive and pigment in four places

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Nuclear Weapon Free Zone New Zealand

Nuclear Weapon Free Zone New Zealand

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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New Zealand
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Poster for 'International Women's Day', 1992

Poster for 'International Women's Day', 1992

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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