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Photograph of a partially crumbling stone structure with no roof and with stone rubble around the building

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Black and white photograph of Old Parliament House

Black and white photograph of Old Parliament House

Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Cat sculpture (Ngaya)

Cat sculpture (Ngaya)

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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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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Tjikalayi
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1954
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Phonograph used by anthropologist AP Elkin on his first expedition in 1927 to the Kimberley

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Macleay Museum collection
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Phonographs
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United States of America
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Thomas A Edison Inc
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1906
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Dictating and transcribing machine

Dictating and 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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Kaleidoscope component

Kaleidoscope component

Reverend Canon HR Cavalier collection
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Kaleidoscopes
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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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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1980
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Goanna [Perentie]

Goanna [Perentie]

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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View of the Great Wall form the train in Nankow Pass Dec 1914

View of the Great Wall form the train in Nankow Pass Dec 191...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Stuzzi Memocord Microphone Remote Control Unit

Stuzzi Memocord Microphone Remote Control Unit

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Audio equipment
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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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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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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Lantern slide - Chambers Pillar, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Lantern slide - Chambers Pillar, Northern Territory, photogr...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Chambers Pillar, Central Desert, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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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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Child's drawing by Trevor Adamson, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Trevor Adamson, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Trevor
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1954
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Headband

Headband

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial jury by Veronica O'Leary, 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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Courtroom sketch 'Michael Chamberlain giving evidence.' 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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Lens hood and case

Lens hood and case

Les Hiddins collection
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Lens hoods
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Japan
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Hoya Corporation
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1978
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Courtroom sketch 'Lindy Chamberlain. Sept. 82...' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 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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Landscape painting depicting a large tree and red rocky outcrops, by Peter Taylor.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Watercolour paintings
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Peter T. Taylor
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1982
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Advertising card featuring Tom McCormick

Advertising card featuring Tom McCormick

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Sydney Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Mauve leather right shoe, with a baby Louis heel and a narrow pointed toe

Mauve leather right shoe, with a baby Louis heel and a narro...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1910
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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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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887, First Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1887
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Wooden drum

Wooden drum

Regina Wagner collection
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Musical drums
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Allson E. Tabuai
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1982
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Painting on paper by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

Painting on paper by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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Walka design from Ernabella