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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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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1930

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1930

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1930
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Child's drawing - My mother and my Amawu hunt Yilinga...

Child's drawing - My mother and my Amawu hunt Yilinga...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Murrupurtiyanuwu Catholic Primary School, Wurrumiyanga, Bathurst Is...
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Fiona Kerinaiua
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clapsticks
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Southern central, Australia
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1903
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Child's drawing by Kevin

Child's drawing by Kevin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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Kevin
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Newspaper clipping showing a photograph of the Illawarra Women's cricket team after defeating Newcastle in the premiership

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Carol Rinbec
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Mauve satin covered ladies left shoe

Mauve satin covered ladies left shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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Child's drawing - Irramaru (Tiwi word for eagle) by John Vincent Orsto age 10yrs, St Therese's School, Nguiu, Bathurst Island NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
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John V. Orsto
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Child's drawing - Sydney Harbour and the Opera House by Michael Marshall

Child's drawing - Sydney Harbour and the Opera House by Mich...

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

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Rhonda Page
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Brian Leon
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club chequebook, 1928 to 1937

Tirranna Picnic Race Club chequebook, 1928 to 1937

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Chequebooks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1928
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Terence Pootchemunka
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Pastel drawing of an old possum skin cloak

Pastel drawing of an old possum skin cloak

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Lee Darroch
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1999
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Girl's fancy dress garment, hand-painted with cartoons and caricatures showing the work of the Heidelberg Unemployment Bureau

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Patricia Worthington collection
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Fancy dress costumes
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Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Chalcraft
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1930
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Vanessa Koonutta
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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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Vacola jar

Vacola jar

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Andrea
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Breast Plates by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

Breast Plates by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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Medicine jar

Medicine jar

Anne Girard collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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ACI
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1934
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Aborigines, Birdsville. (

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Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Paddle-steamers
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Beverley, Yorkshire, England
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Beverley Iron Coy Limited
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1877
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Child's drawing - The front-end loader empties the bauxite at the mine-site by Malakunya Mununggurr

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Malakunya Mununggurr
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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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Suitcases
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Walter H. Eddison
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1913
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Douglas Robinson
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Child's drawing by Robert Wanambi

Child's drawing by Robert Wanambi

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Robert Wanambi
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Skinner Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucy Jackson
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Child's drawing -  Galka frightening the people, by Garawan

Child's drawing - Galka frightening the people, by Garawan

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Garawan Wanambi
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Child's drawing - Warradatgun

Child's drawing - Warradatgun

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Clive Kelly
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Cane pull chair for children

Cane pull chair for children

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Chairs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Black georgette chemise-style dress worn at the opening of Parliament House in Canberra on 9 May 1927

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Reverend and Mrs WH Robinson collection
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Dresses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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1927
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Child's drawing Outstation - Nurkuwuy by Raryburrr

Child's drawing Outstation - Nurkuwuy by Raryburrr

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ranyburr Wanambi
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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Child's drawing by unknown artist

Child's drawing by unknown artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Child's drawing - Eagle fainting in the sunset by Clement Portaminni, Bathurst Island NT

Child's drawing - Eagle fainting in the sunset by Clement Po...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clement Portaminni
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Spearthrowers
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Bond of the Don Mortgage Bank at Taganrog for 10,000 roubles at 4 1/2%

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Blue woollen cricket blazer worn by New South Wales cricketer Bill O'Reilly

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Swan Richards collection
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Blazers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1927
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Glass plate negative - Fort Hill, Darwin Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

Glass plate negative - Fort Hill, Darwin Northern Territory,...

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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1905
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Women's matches - City v Country

Women's matches - City v Country

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Iron stand

Iron stand

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Stands
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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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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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Trevor O'Brien
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'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

Black's Museum collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1930
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Felicity Jimarin
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Adrian
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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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Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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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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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Berchman Munkara
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Vacola jar

Vacola jar