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Wood carving of a pelican head with pigment design

Wood carving of a pelican head with pigment design

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan 1 Marika
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1944
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Piece of Australian red ochre

Piece of Australian red ochre

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Ochre
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Australia
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Mr Victor Carell
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1953
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Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', October 1945

Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', October 1945

RG Bain collection
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Letters
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Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1945
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

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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Australian Palace, Queensland Court, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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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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Como Bridge George's River

Como Bridge George's River

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Como, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Glass plate negative of 'Turville family - back of house', October 1908

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Robert Orlando Cowey collection
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Glass plate negatives
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1908
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Ben Hargreaves building the new Birdsville Hospital for the A.I.M. (Twisted girders of burnt hospital outside). January, 1953

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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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Taylors Beach Vaucluse NSW

Taylors Beach Vaucluse 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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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, 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

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Poster -

Poster - "The Story of the Forwards/Backwards Land"

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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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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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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Photograph of a group in evening wear seated around a dinner table

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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1953
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, dated 28 September 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Latvian natural-coloured linen waistcoat with black embroidery

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Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Waistcoats
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1942
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Six slice toast rack

Six slice toast rack

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Toast racks
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Sheffield, England
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Walker & Hall
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1927
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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Auger bit

Auger bit

George and Mary Weir collection
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Augers
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Redhead, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George F. Weir
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1949
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Metal centering piece for a bore gauge

Metal centering piece for a bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tool components
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1988
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' march to Town Hall, Sydney, 1984

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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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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Poster