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Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Jenny calipers

Jenny calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Miniature dividers

Miniature dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Enid Treadgold collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Angus & Coote, Jewellers
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1935
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Wally
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Machine knitted khaki woollen scarf with a safety pin

Machine knitted khaki woollen scarf with a safety pin

Myrtle Ivy Lindsay collection
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Scarves
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Europe
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Myrtle I. Lindsay
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1945
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Milo tin

Milo tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nestle and Anglo Swiss Condensed Milk Co (Australasia) Limited
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1939
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Boomerang painted with pictures of animals, attributed to Lin Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lin Onus
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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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Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk to give it some bulk

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1941
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Freemason's apron insignia

Freemason's apron insignia

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Badges
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Poster -

Poster - "Office of the Status of Women"

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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Boomerang with painted picture of a kangaroo, attributed to Lin Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lin Onus
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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Grose Island

Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Grose Island

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Federation Democratique Internationale. Des Femmes

Federation Democratique Internationale. Des Femmes

Union of Australian Women collection
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Medallions
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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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Suharto's World Burns

Suharto's World Burns

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1997
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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Child's drawing by Paul Brown, La Perouse, Sydney NSW

Child's drawing by Paul Brown, La Perouse, Sydney NSW

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Paul Brown
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'Opossum Tree  Dreaming', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1968

'Opossum Tree Dreaming', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1968

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1968
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Coraki, New South Wales, Australia
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Unknown
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Brown and blue abstract monoprint signed and dated

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Lockhart River State School collection
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Prints
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Haylene Macumboy
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2002
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Child's drawing - by Kareena Miller, Nollamara Primary School, Perth WA

Child's drawing - by Kareena Miller, Nollamara Primary Schoo...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nollamara Primary School, Nollamara, Perth, Western Australia, Aust...
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Kareena Miller
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maria G. Marrar
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1974
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Child's drawing by Kathy Bell, La Perouse, Sydney NSW

Child's drawing by Kathy Bell, La Perouse, Sydney NSW

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kathy Bell
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting three pole-like forms

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shell armband featuring 15 variegated segments

Shell armband featuring 15 variegated segments

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Souvenir printed sloppy joe from the 1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival

Souvenir printed sloppy joe from the 1992 Torres Strait Isla...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Clothing
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Island Co-ordinating Council (Torres Strait)
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1992
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Child's drawing - Turtle and sea creatures by Dolores Tipuamantumirri age 16yrs

Child's drawing - Turtle and sea creatures by Dolores Tipuam...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
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Dolores Tipuamantumirri
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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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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Record titled CENTURY DUBBO

Record titled CENTURY DUBBO

Ron Bell collection
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Audio records
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Painting on paper by Suzanne Chalmers, Santa Teresa NT - from the story 'How the goanna and the lizard got their painted backs' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), probably p. 19

Painting on paper by Suzanne Chalmers, Santa Teresa NT - fro...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Susanne Chalmers (nee) Hayes
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1974
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Bath plug

Bath plug

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Sink plugs
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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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Child's drawing by Watulijanja, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Watulijanja, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Watuljanja
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1954
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Untitled child's drawing, by Graham Miller

Untitled child's drawing, by Graham Miller

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nollamara Primary School, Nollamara, Perth, Western Australia, Aust...
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Graham Miller
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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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Unknown
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1954
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Child's drawing of man hunting emu by Gae Mastrosavas, Ceduna SA

Child's drawing of man hunting emu by Gae Mastrosavas, Cedun...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ceduna Area School, Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Gae Mastrosavas
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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25mm lens for movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

25mm lens for movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 1
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Camera lenses
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United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1947
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Petrol ration ticket

Petrol ration ticket

Irene Kopievsky Ben Chifley Tie collection
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Ration cards
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Australia
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Commonwealth Liquid Fuel Control Board
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1940
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Ghost Stories by Elaine Russell, 2002.

Ghost Stories 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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Bagu figure made by Theresa Beeron, 2012

Bagu figure made by Theresa Beeron, 2012