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Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Les Robertson collection
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Luggage
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Trying plane

Trying plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1927
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Silver kangaroo and plaque produced as a souvenir of Mount Kosciusko

Silver kangaroo and plaque produced as a souvenir of Mount K...

Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative objects
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Mount Kosciusko, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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1903
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Parliament House, Canberra

Parliament House, Canberra

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Letter from John Wessel providing a character reference for Mrs Edna Thompson, 1976

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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1976
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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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Gramophone record containing farewell messages from the cockpit of the crew of the Southern Cross

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Vera Piper collection
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Audio records
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1929
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Transparency with print design, Pintapinta purunypa, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

Transparency with print design, Pintapinta purunypa, by Tjun...

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Transparencies
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1997
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Official Opening Ceremony of Tumut II Project

Official Opening Ceremony of Tumut II Project

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Invitations
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1962
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Containers
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Film negative - Trig erected on Krupp Hill, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1986
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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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John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, 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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John Poole
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1855
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'Mortuary Ceremony', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1978

'Mortuary Ceremony', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1978

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1978
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Armidale Tableau'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Armidale Tableau'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Commemorative bus ticket for ACTION buses to the opening of New Parliament House in 1988

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ACTION Buses collection
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Bus tickets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Capital Territory Internal Omnibus Network
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1988
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Building

Building

George Henry Taylor collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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Black and white photograph of a military tent camp and the camp kitchen with five military personnel

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Silver trophy for service to scouting

Silver trophy for service to scouting

J B Young Ltd collection
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Trophies
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1985
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Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Commonwealth Railways
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1975
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Menu for a Luncheon on the 27th September 1945 at Parliament House, Canberra

Menu for a Luncheon on the 27th September 1945 at Parliament...

Betty Hall collection
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Menus
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1945
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1926 Crossley Landaulette 'Canberra' car used for the 1927 Royal Tour and at the opening of Parliament House

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Victor Alberts collection no. 1
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Motor cars
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Manchester, England
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Crossley Motors Ltd
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1926
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Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988