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Spearthrower decorated by Albert Namatjira

Spearthrower decorated by Albert Namatjira

Goodmans collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Albert Namatjira
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1970
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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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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Pearl shell pubic cover attached to hair string belt

Pearl shell pubic cover attached to hair string belt

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Personal adornments
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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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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The Snowy Mountains Story

The Snowy Mountains Story

Snowy Scheme - Keith Montague collection
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Booklets
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Authority
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1959
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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 Worker Cook Book, compiled by Mary Gilmore

The Worker Cook Book, compiled by Mary Gilmore

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Cookbooks
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Dame Mary Gilmore
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1915
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Epidiascope, more commonly known as a magic lantern

Epidiascope, more commonly known as a magic lantern

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Epidiascopes
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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reverend F H. Stokes
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1909
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Cartoon of Aboriginal activist and bureaucrat Charlie Perkins reclining in a chair reading a TV Guide

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1980
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Photograph of W H Treloar and Major G De Havilland, in Adelaide, in 1934

Photograph of W H Treloar and Major G De Havilland, in Adela...

Eric J Treloar collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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D Darian Smith, Commercial and Aerial Photographer
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1934
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Transcribing machine

Transcribing machine

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Cordillo Downs Station, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Poster -

Poster - "Women in this Decade"

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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Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners

Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Manchester, England
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T H Sale & Co
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1890
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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1886 to 1915

Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1886 to 1915

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Minute books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1886
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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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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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1905"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1905
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Canon A-1 SLR camera with a 50mm lens, used by Major Les Hiddins

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Les Hiddins collection
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Cameras
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Japan
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Canon Inc
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1978
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Twenty six plastic sample bags used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

Twenty six plastic sample bags used by archaeologist Profess...

D J Mulvaney collection
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Bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1970
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Membership card for C.A.N.E. (Campaign Against Nuclear Energy)

Membership card for C.A.N.E. (Campaign Against Nuclear Energ...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Membership cards
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Australia
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Campaign Against Nuclear Energy
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1976
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Eau de nil hat of netted fabric and two hat pins worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Eau de nil hat of netted fabric and two hat pins worn by Dam...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Headwear
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London, England
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Sainte Claire
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1955
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Photocopy of letter from the Public Library of New South Wales (Mitchell Library), dated 28 June 1946

Photocopy of letter from the Public Library of New South Wal...

Neville Locker collection
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Documents
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Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
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1946
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Women cricketers in second test (England-Australia at the SCG)

Women cricketers in second test (England-Australia at the SC...

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1934

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 2, 1934

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1930
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Child's drawing by Purkinya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Purkinya, Ernabella SA