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Club

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Charles Hart collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1928
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Decoy Duck

Decoy Duck

Whalers Haven Museum collection
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Models
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Victor Harbor, South Australia, Australia
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Whaler's Haven Museum
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'Dark palm tree', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1980

'Dark palm tree', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1980

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1980
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Punishment cell Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Punishment cell 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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Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Clubs
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Metal blue ashtray

Metal blue ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1940
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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Republican of the Year Certificate awarded to Franca Arena

Republican of the Year Certificate awarded to Franca Arena

Franca Arena collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Citizens for Democracy
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1984
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Music stick

Music stick

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Clapsticks
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Jack plane made by Anton Wurzer

Jack plane made by Anton Wurzer

Wurzer Woodworking collection
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Planes
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Josef Wurzer
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Adze

Adze

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Metal punch featuring the letter

Metal punch featuring the letter "R".

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Parrying shield, Murray River area, Victoria, 1902

Parrying shield, Murray River area, Victoria, 1902

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Central Murray River Region, Victoria, Australia
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1902
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Print titled 'Snake', by Ron Ceissman

Print titled 'Snake', by Ron Ceissman

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Ceissman
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Birdsville Races, Alex Rabig on the left

Birdsville Races, Alex Rabig on the left

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Chair made by Albert MacKenzie for president of Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union, 1913

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Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union of Queensland
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Chairs
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Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales

Boomerang from Bogan River, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Bogan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Spearthrowers
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First English Women's Touring Cricket Team, Australia 1934-5

First English Women's Touring Cricket Team, Australia 1934-5

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Photographs
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Western Australia, Australia
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D M. Turner
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1934
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Wooden staff

Wooden staff

Papuan Official collection
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Walking-sticks
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Malayan-type pigmented hollow cylindrical wood pipe with metal bowl

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Smoking pipes
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Tobacco pouch containing tobacco

Tobacco pouch containing tobacco

Freida and Lionel Nomchong collection
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Tobacco
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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1950
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Stone hatchet, bifacially flaked and edge ground

Stone hatchet, bifacially flaked and edge ground

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Sawfish

Sawfish

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nagungaba
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1969
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Receipt titled 'Quittung', 4 December 1945

Receipt titled 'Quittung', 4 December 1945

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Receipts
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Poland
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1945
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Tarooweardy wooden mallet

Tarooweardy wooden mallet

Charles Hart collection
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Mallets
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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1928
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Wooden weaving shuttle, with small hole punched through one end

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War Widows' Guild of Australia (Vic) Ltd collection
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Weaving shuttles
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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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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Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) Syllabus 1945-46

Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) Syllabus 1945-46

Wal Hick collection
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Documents
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Bankstown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Independent Order of Odd Fellows
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1945
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Dolly clothes peg

Dolly clothes peg

Margaret Heap collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1950
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Golf club

Golf club

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Golf clubs
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Reggie Jackson
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Cream linen doily with green and brown organdie applique in an autumn design of leaves and flowers

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1946
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Pigmented stone hatchet head, bifacially flaked with a ground edge

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Keith Goddard collection
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Hatchets
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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1980 Wimbledon Ladies' Singles Championship tennis trophy won by Evonne Goolagong Cawley

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Evonne Goolagong Cawley collection no. 2
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Trophies
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Wimbledon, London, England
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Evonne F. Goolagong Cawley AO MBE
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1980
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Toy piano

Toy piano

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy musical instruments
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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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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1929
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Page one of two-page typed document

Page one of two-page typed document

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1945
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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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Handmade miner's lunch box

Handmade miner's lunch box

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Food storage containers
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1940
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Painted plaster sculpture depicting a caricature of Malcolm Fraser.

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Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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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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Gleddon Automatic Voltage Regulator

Gleddon Automatic Voltage Regulator

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Electrical equipment
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Government of Australia
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1927
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Violin tree diorama, produced for Leunig Animated

Violin tree diorama, produced for Leunig Animated

Michael Leunig/Bryan Brown collection
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Dioramas
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Mr Michael Leunig
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Pigmented, wooden tapstick covered overall with geometric designs

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Gladys Henry collection
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Clapsticks
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Nancy
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1970
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Shield decorated with Sydney Harbour Bridge and James Cook's landing at Botany Bay.

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