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Companion brand blowtorch

Companion brand blowtorch

George and Mary Weir collection
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Blowtorches
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Sweden
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Max Sievert AB
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1949
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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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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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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Shields
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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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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The "Y" Factor

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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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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1988
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Child's drawing - The tank today by Dianne

Child's drawing - The tank today by Dianne

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dianne
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1975
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Embroidered handmade doily

Embroidered handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1900
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Macleay Regis Potts Point NSW

Macleay Regis Potts Point 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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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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Courtroom sketch 'Lindy Chamberlain being cross examined' by Veronica O'Leary, 13 October 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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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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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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Mayawara Minutjukur
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1954
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.19. Illyarrie

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.19. Illyarrie

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 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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Tennis racquet used by Evonne Goolagong-Cawley in the 1980s

Tennis racquet used by Evonne Goolagong-Cawley in the 1980s

Evonne Goolagong Cawley collection no. 2
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Tennis racquets
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Wimbledon, London, England
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Dunlop Pty Ltd
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1975
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Painted ceramic tumbler made by Martin Boyd Pottery

Painted ceramic tumbler made by Martin Boyd Pottery

Martin Boyd Pottery Tumbler collection
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Tumblers
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Martin Boyd Pottery
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1950
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Bone china coffee cup and saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson at the Evandale Agricultural Society Autumn Show, 1975 for second prize for a tapestry bag

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Evandale, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1975
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Bone china dessert dish printed with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dessert dishes
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Untitled illustration for pages 6-7 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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Piece of chalk used to mark shipping containers by Dutch immigrant dockside worker Harry Duyker

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 1
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Chalks
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Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Herman '. Duyker
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1980
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Mulga wood shield by Andy Tjilari, 1975

Mulga wood shield by Andy Tjilari, 1975

Diana James collection
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Shields
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Andy Tjilari
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1975
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Child's drawing - A wattle tree and a woman looking for yams by Lillian Banbapuy Ganambarr

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lillian Banbapuy Ganambarr
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1975
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Republic of Taxtralia

Republic of Taxtralia

John Beagle collection
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Handbills
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hon Robert 'Bob' J. Hawke
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1987
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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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Unknown
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1954
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Ammunition box used by Polish migrant Mr Lukas in Italy, England, Argentina and Australia, 1943-1988

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Stanislaw Lukas collection
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Storage boxes
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Italy
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Mr Stanislaw '. Lukas
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1943
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Ration Day in the 1950s by Elaine Russell, 2002.

Ration Day in the 1950s by Elaine Russell, 2002.

Elaine Russell collection
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Acrylic paintings
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National Museum of Australia, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Elaine Russell
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2002
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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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Ngintya
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1954
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Volutidae Cymbiolista Hunteri

Volutidae Cymbiolista Hunteri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1960
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International Women's Day, 8 March United Nations Time for Action

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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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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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1900
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Note card to Bob Brown from Chrissie Green

Note card to Bob Brown from Chrissie Green

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Notes
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Senator Bob Brown
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1982
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Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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Toy dustpan

Toy dustpan

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Cleaning toys
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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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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Combination spearthrower and adze

Combination spearthrower and adze

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearthrowers
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Twined pandanus string bag

Twined pandanus string bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bags
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1975
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella