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Child's drawing - 'When the first white man came' by Harold Webb, 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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Harold Webb
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Medal to commemorate the bicentenary of the discovery of the east coast of Australia by Captain James Cook

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TE Hanley collection no. 1
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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James Berry
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1969
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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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Geoffrey Pepprill
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reverend John Grosse
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1834
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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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Ned Wilson
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Looking down to the little township where we camped on the hunting trip Feb 1920

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Lambs on the plateau in Mongha, Jan 1915

Lambs on the plateau in Mongha, Jan 1915

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Child's drawing by Beverley Nabananaka Marshall

Child's drawing by Beverley Nabananaka Marshall

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Beverley Nabanangka Marshall
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Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 and the hospitality industry of 1992

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Warren Brown collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Cigarette leaving Yunnanfu per carriers

Cigarette leaving Yunnanfu per carriers

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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My swing on the riverbank

My swing on the riverbank

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Idracowra, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michelle Murphy
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1998
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Loading Cargo in B.A.T Compound Kalgan, on Chinese camels for Lanchow

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Australian Cricketer Victor Trumper in batting attire

Australian Cricketer Victor Trumper in batting attire

Nanette Ward collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Victor T. Trumper
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1913
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Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Invoices
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Photograph of a person wearing a white top and a dark skirt

Photograph of a person wearing a white top and a dark skirt

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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A Mongol Obo - a heap of stones generally erected in hight points on the hills to frighten away evil spirits

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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The Observatory Peking - on the East Wall. Feb 1915

The Observatory Peking - on the East Wall. Feb 1915

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Glass plate negative - Katherine River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Cartoon depicting Pope John Paul II

Cartoon depicting Pope John Paul II

John Rogers collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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1986
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Medal issued by the Australian Numismatic Society to mark the centenary of the Royal Australian Mint, Sydney, in 1955

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TE Hanley collection no. 2
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Numismatic Society
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1955
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Australia Post colour poster titled

Australia Post colour poster titled "Send your love home S.A...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Film negative - Smithy at Mt. Davies camp, Tomkinson Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Child's drawing - our ancestors lived by Patricia Boucant

Child's drawing - our ancestors lived by Patricia Boucant

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Patricia Boucant
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View of the C.M. Customs Club at Kulangsu Amoy from the recreation ground. Aug 1921

View of the C.M. Customs Club at Kulangsu Amoy from the recr...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Mark Pultara
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stewart
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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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Ned Wilson
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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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Teddy Farquarhson
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Black and white photographic postcard showing Australian cricketers v Yorkton (Canada), September 1913

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographic postcards
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Canada
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Sinclair Studios
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1913
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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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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Carolyn Wendy
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Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Wight-Gullett collection
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Top hats
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London, England
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Andre & Co Ltd, Hatters
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1905
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Hot-air steriliser

Hot-air steriliser

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Baird and Tatlock
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1897
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Black plastic wall telephone

Black plastic wall telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1945
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1986
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Child's drawing ? How I ancestors lived

Child's drawing ? How I ancestors lived

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Pitjara Toby
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Man wearing a long coat and hat, standing next to a sculpture of a bird and resting his leg and hand on the sculpture

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Suitcase covered with brown lacquered-hessian over molded composite wooden boards

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Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Walter H. Eddison
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1913
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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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Jonathan Ross
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirara College, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
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Nancy Napurrula Oldfield
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Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Hair rollers
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1900
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Glass plate negative - Man holding a child, Victoria River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Town Hall Buildings, Melbourne

Town Hall Buildings, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1913
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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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Elsie E. Bell
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Nature Study sketchbook by Mary Kendall 1910s

Nature Study sketchbook by Mary Kendall 1910s

David and Gianna Sudholz collection
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Sketchbooks
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Natimuk, Victoria, Australia
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Mary Kendall
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1911
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1900
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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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Paul Mark
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'Tingarri men at Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 1975

'Tingarri men at Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 19...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Tjakamarra
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1975
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Child's drawing - 'Land' by Susan Gordon, 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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Susan Gordon
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1850
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The first hut on our trip to Lamamuno

The first hut on our trip to Lamamuno

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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