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Ground edge hatchet head associated with Jacky Plowright, Berrima NSW, 1842

Ground edge hatchet head associated with Jacky Plowright, Be...

Edmund Milne collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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Jacky Plowright
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1897
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Bagu figure made by Eileen Tep, 2011

Bagu figure made by Eileen Tep, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Eileen Tep
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2011
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Pearl Turner
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nanai Maree
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Bone china cheese plate printed with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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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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Betty Kutungu
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1954
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King George's Sound

King George's Sound

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1873
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Child's drawing ? Every living thing rejoicing by Dominica Katjirr age 16, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominica Katjirr
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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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'Rawak', bark painting, dried native plant

'Rawak', bark painting, dried native plant

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2013
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Capstan head

Capstan head

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Decalogue in Double Voice by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

Decalogue in Double Voice by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 1
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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Crazy patchwork cushion cover

Crazy patchwork cushion cover

Margaret Rolfe collection no. 4
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Cushion covers
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Kennedy
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1895
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Maurice Umbagan
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marie B. Timaepatui
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun State School, Aurukun, Cape York, QLD, Australia
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Phyllis Yunkaporta
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Concepta Puautjinni
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'Dhunguruk', bark painting, native plant species

'Dhunguruk', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2012
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Kangaroo and joey

Kangaroo and joey

Terence Lane collection
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Tiepins
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1970
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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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Child's drawing by Adrian Ariuu, Daly River NT

Child's drawing by Adrian Ariuu, Daly River NT

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Adrian Ariuu
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Child's drawing by unknown artist

Child's drawing by unknown artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Child's drawing of a crocodile, a snake and two turtles, by Lola Gunn.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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Lola Gunn
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Stuzzi Memocord MT570 audio cassette tape in a blue plastic case

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Ernest B Phillips collection
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Audio cassettes
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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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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Douglas Robinson
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Sir Hubert F. Opperman
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Toy milk truck

Toy milk truck

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy trucks
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1925
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Free Nelson Mandela

Free Nelson Mandela

Kerry Browning collection
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Banners
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South Africa, Africa
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Nelson R. Mandela
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1990
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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Serigraph print by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, 1982, Ernabella SA

Serigraph print by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, 1982, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Screenprints
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1982
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Untitled child's drawing by Sadie Bara, Grade 2, Angurugu Area School, Groote Eylandt NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sadie Bara
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maxie Pearce
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Unfinished snake sculpture, Ernabella SA

Unfinished snake sculpture, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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You're on Aboriginal land ... pay the rent ... LAND RIGHTS NOW!

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Communist Party of Australia collection no. 2
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Banners
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Communist Party of Australia
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1982
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Green storage box used by Fred Hollows during NTEHP

Green storage box used by Fred Hollows during NTEHP

The Fred Hollows Foundation collection
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Storage boxes
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Professor Frederick C. Hollows AC
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1975
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'Dhanggi', bark painting, native plant species

'Dhanggi', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Rabbit Traps by Elaine Russell, 2002.

Rabbit Traps 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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Painting depicting two wavy dot lines down either side, concentric circle in centre, wavy lines from circles

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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'Buwakul', bark painting, native plant species

'Buwakul', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2012
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gerald Porter
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NCR electro-mechanical ticket selling machine, used by the West Australian Totalisator Agency Board

NCR electro-mechanical ticket selling machine, used by the W...

West Australian Totalisator Agency Board collection
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Ticket machines
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Western Australia, Australia
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National Cash Register
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1962
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Decorated boomerang by Bil Onus

Decorated boomerang by Bil Onus

Bill Onus boomerang collection
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Boomerangs
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Bill Onus
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Margaret Landis
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Blue dance program titled 'Programme, Government House, 1868'

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1868
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Susanne Hayes
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Child's drawing - 'My Home' by Kevin Wikmunea age 15, Aurukun QLD

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kevin Wikmunea
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gerald Porter
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Untitled child's drawing by Margarita

Untitled child's drawing by Margarita

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Margarita
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Child's drawing by Dymphna Kerinaiua, Bathurst Island NT

Child's drawing by Dymphna Kerinaiua, Bathurst Island NT

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dymphna Kerinauia
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Susanne Hayes
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Concepta Palipuaminni
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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