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August 9th South African Women's Day

August 9th South African Women's Day

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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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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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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Wooden sculpture of

Wooden sculpture of "Ken Endon", or Big Name man

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Digging sticks
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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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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Dividers

Dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Coogee Bay Sydney NSW

Coogee Bay Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Varnished wooden board supporting five small model weapons

Varnished wooden board supporting five small model weapons

Enid Bowden collection
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Small scale models
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Hopevale Mission, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Paintbrushes
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Metal and wood carpenter's brace

Metal and wood carpenter's brace

George and Mary Weir collection
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Woodworking braces
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Sheffield, England
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J A Chapman Ltd
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1949
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Miss Australia crown worn by national titleholders in the Miss Australia Quest each year from 1965 to 1991

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Miss Australia Company collection
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Crowns (headwear)
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ernest Booth
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1964
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Club

Club

Professor H Davies collection
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Clubs
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1933
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Wooden footstool with tapestry top that commemorates the establishment of Lucini & Co in Melbourne, Victoria, 1853

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Joseph Andreallo collection no. 1
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Footstools
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Italy
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Unknown
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1858
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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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Tjikalayi
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1954
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Circumcision  Ceremony.

Circumcision Ceremony.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nobadbara
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1964
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Adze, Mungeranie, South Australia

Adze, Mungeranie, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Adzes
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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1926
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Pair of cream nylon gloves with ribbed decoration on glove backs

Pair of cream nylon gloves with ribbed decoration on glove b...

Toni Hood collection
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Gloves
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Rae Hood
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1960
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Spear

Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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Three men with a dog out hunting kangaroos

Three men with a dog out hunting kangaroos

Micolaj Wolk-Lewanowicz collection
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Photographs
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1949
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Thread gauge

Thread gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Hatchet head of flaked stone, hafted in wood

Hatchet head of flaked stone, hafted in wood

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Queensland, Australia
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1963
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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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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

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Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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Poster -

Poster - "Just This? - or Justice?"

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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Spirit Islands

Spirit Islands

John Calaby collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1940
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Club, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Incised boomerang featuring figures dancing or fighting on anterior, family group and tent on posterior, from Cherbourg

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Richard Davis
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1905
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Franklin Square, Hobart

Franklin Square, Hobart

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1900
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Woolloomooloo Bay, Sydney

Woolloomooloo Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Woolloomooloo Bay, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Spearthrowers
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1932
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Armband of woven string with four conical shells in a decorative motif and a tuft of fine feathers bound to the centre edge

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Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Armbands
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1986
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Gerhardt Laves collection
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