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Guide book produced by the Commonwealth of Australia for Parliament House, Canberra

Guide book produced by the Commonwealth of Australia for Par...

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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Don's Truth Drug

Don's Truth Drug

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Child's drawing by Maiuya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Maiuya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maiuya
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1954
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Straight back panel saw

Straight back panel saw

John Docker collection
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Saws
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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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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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Toy steam iron with metal base and plastic handle

Toy steam iron with metal base and plastic handle

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Toy irons
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Hong Kong
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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Child's drawing by Yayimpi, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Yayimpi, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Yayimpi
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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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SNOCOM computer used by the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority

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University of Sydney School of Engineering collection
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Computer components
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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School of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney
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1958
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Get Ready for the First Victory Loan Make an Advance Subscription Now

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Advertising posters
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Australia
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War Loans and National Savings Campaigns
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1944
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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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Shovel

Shovel

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Shovels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Savage Co Ltd
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1930
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Frank Proust at crash site of Southern Cloud

Frank Proust at crash site of Southern Cloud

Frank Proust collection
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Photographs
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Alan Kemp
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1958
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Pokerwork mouse, Ernabella SA

Pokerwork mouse, 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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Pubic cover, Ernabella SA

Pubic cover, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Personal adornments
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Photograph of three women in red skirts and white tops with red and black flower motifs

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Photographs
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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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Leptospermum squarrosum - engraving

Leptospermum squarrosum - engraving

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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These toys are for you to buy for your children and grandchildren

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Notes
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Side plates
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Portrait photograph of Djon Mundine

Portrait photograph of Djon Mundine

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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It's Now or Never for Tasmania's Forests

It's Now or Never for Tasmania's Forests

Wilderness Society (A.C.T. Branch) Forests Campaign collection
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Leaflets
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Tasmanian Wilderness Society
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1988
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Hackman & Thachen feeding the baby camel, B.A.T. Kalgan 25-4-1914

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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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A good rice crop

A good rice crop

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Sticker titled 'Let the PLO be heard'

Sticker titled 'Let the PLO be heard'

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Stickers
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Palestine
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1982
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Portrait photograph of Victoria Meppen

Portrait photograph of Victoria Meppen

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Metal teapot

Metal teapot

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teapots
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1988
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Closed Pine Gap ... Aboriginal Land

Closed Pine Gap ... Aboriginal Land

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Postcards
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Bicentennial Authority
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1987
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BAT staff, Mukden Office

BAT staff, Mukden Office

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Mukden, Liaoning, China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Portrait photograph of Brendan Baker

Portrait photograph of Brendan Baker

Jon Lewis collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Photocopy of a press clipping titled 'Parliament House set for blessed start' from the Canberra Times

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National Gathering of Christians collection
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Press clippings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Canberra Times
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1988
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Photocopy of a press clipping titled '25000 pray for Australia'

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National Gathering of Christians collection
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Press clippings
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Western Australia, Australia
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The Advocate
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1988
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'Life. Be in it' Come 'n Try Gardening poster

'Life. Be in it' Come 'n Try Gardening poster

Ivy Lovric collection
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Advertising posters
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Alex Stitt Mr
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1988
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Railway pendulum wall clock

Railway pendulum wall clock

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wall clocks
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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J M Wendt, Adelaide and Mount Gambier
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1887
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Two square plush d'oyleys

Two square plush d'oyleys

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Doilies
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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