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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearthrowers
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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Canon 35-70mm macro zoom camera lens and protective caps, used by Major Les Hiddins

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Les Hiddins collection
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Camera lenses
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Japan
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Canon Inc
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1978
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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Three black and white proof photographs of Fred Daly in different poses

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1980
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Souvenir lidded dish - Royal Birth 1982

Souvenir lidded dish - Royal Birth 1982

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative objects
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Prince Charles P.
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1982
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Wooden ruler advertising Hobart Savings Bank

Wooden ruler advertising Hobart Savings Bank

Bothwell Museum collection
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Promotional material
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1960
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Ashtray

Ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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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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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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Australian five pound note

Australian five pound note

Australian Currency collection
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Banknotes
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Reserve Bank of Australia
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1960
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Metal punch featuring the number

Metal punch featuring the number "1"

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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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Postcard depicting-The Gateway Wylde Street Potts Point NSW

Postcard depicting-The Gateway Wylde Street 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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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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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1954
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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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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Patjiparan
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1954
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Bed linen with nursery design

Bed linen with nursery design

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Bed linen
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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1945
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 5. Sturt Desert Pea

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 5. Sturt Desert Pea

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 'Jury.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Jury.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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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North Beach Wollongong NSW

North Beach Wollongong 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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Rock used as a hammer

Rock used as a hammer

Eileen Morgan collection
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Tools
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Wallaga Lake, New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Crotalaria verrucosa

Crotalaria verrucosa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Drawing captioned 'Azaria Chamberlain Court Case, Darwin, Sept 82, Jo Darbyshire'

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Kerry Sharp collection
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Drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Jo Darbyshire
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1982
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Walka designs from Ernabella

Walka designs from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Pastel drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Bennett Tjkalayinya
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1954
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Courtroom sketch 'Michael Chamberlain.' by Veronica O'Leary dated 20 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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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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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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Courtroom sketch 'The Chamberlains. in Darwin Court.' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 20 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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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Clubs
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South West Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Small wooden replica of Vietnamese refugee boat number MB135, made in camp on Palau Bidong

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Marion Le collection
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Models
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Pulau Bidong, , Malaysia
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Miss Dieu T. Nguyen
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1985
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nellie Patterson
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1982
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Courtoom 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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Pair of strap-on roller skates from around 1965

Pair of strap-on roller skates from around 1965

Margaret Alexander collection no. 2
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Roller-skates
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1960
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Paper tape reader designed by Kevin Rosolen to be used with the SNOCOM computer

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Kevin Rosolen collection
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Computer components
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Kevin Rosolen
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1958
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Photo of a young boy in a school uniform pushing a pram

Photo of a young boy in a school uniform pushing a pram

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Photographs
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1959
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Batik wall hanging entitled Nyukana (Daisy Baker)

Batik wall hanging entitled Nyukana (Daisy Baker)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wall hangings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1982
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Sixth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

Sixth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sis...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Documents
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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Painting by Gordon Syron - Miners Cottage, 1982

Painting by Gordon Syron - Miners Cottage, 1982

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1982
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Hector the Cat's Four Season Safety Mobile

Hector the Cat's Four Season Safety Mobile

Ian Yeaman collection
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Educational toys
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1982
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