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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Child's drawing - The Magpie Goose And The Jungle Fowl by Susanne Hayes, Santa Theresa NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Susanne Hayes
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Wood carving of a figure painted black and yellow by Mawalan

Wood carving of a figure painted black and yellow by Mawalan

Betty Meehan and Rhys Jones collection
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Wood carvings
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Mawalan 1 Marika
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Jane Bahauus
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Untitled child's drawing by Jeffrey V

Untitled child's drawing by Jeffrey V

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Jeffrey Y
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Man in mauve jumper sitting on chair from Nude beach diorama interior cafe scene

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Michael Leunig/Bryan Brown collection
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Models
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Mr Michael Leunig
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Watercolour painting of Larlkintanherrama, Mt. Hermannsburg, by Cordula Ebatarinja

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Cordula Ebatarinja
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1972
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Bagu figure made by Debra Murray, 2011

Bagu figure made by Debra Murray, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Sculptures
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Debra Murray
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2011
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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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Unknown
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Johnny
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Farmhouse and yard, likely Elastolin brand

Farmhouse and yard, likely Elastolin brand

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Toy farms
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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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Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Litja
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1954
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Duck study diorama produced for Leunig Animated

Duck study diorama produced for Leunig Animated

Michael Leunig/Bryan Brown collection
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Dioramas
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Mr Michael Leunig
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Photograph of a pagoda style building and people standing on the stone wall

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Untitled child's drawing by Jessylynn Amagula, Grade 2, Angurugu Area School, Groote Eylandt NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jessylynn Amagula
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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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Child's drawing - 'Traditional life' by unknown artist, by Dhupuma College, Gove, NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown Artist
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' 80th Aniversary, 1990

Poster for 'International Women's Day' 80th Aniversary, 1990

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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Sheer black mourning 'overdress' with ruffled bodice

Sheer black mourning 'overdress' with ruffled bodice

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Mourning dresses
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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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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Mavis L. Kerinaiua
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Baby's white vinyl shoes

Baby's white vinyl shoes

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Baby shoes
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1950
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Child's drawing - Figure with headband in a canoe points towards a green figure lying on the shore, by Paul Yawunydjurr Gumana.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paul Y. Gumana
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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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 - Eagle fainting in the sunset by Clement Portaminni, Bathurst Island NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clement Portaminni
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Keep the Home Fires Burning

Keep the Home Fires Burning

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Postcards
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1914
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'Dhanguniya', bark painting, native plant species

'Dhanguniya', 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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Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary, 1938, used by Miss Lal McCay in Sydney and Western Victoria

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Penelope Nelson collection
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Dictionaries
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London, England
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Hitch & Marshall
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1938
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White glazed kangaroo and lily shape vase

White glazed kangaroo and lily shape vase

Terence Lane collection
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Vases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1920
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Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from the story 'The Legend of the Birds' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 58

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Gentian
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1974
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Black vasculum

Black vasculum

Dr Winifred Curtis collection
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Cases
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Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Winifred M. Curtis
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1939
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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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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yvonne Wulivyurra
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Untitled illustration for pages 32-33 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Untitled illustration for pages 32-33 of 'The Rainbow Serpen...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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Hotel Rex Potts Point Sydney NSW

Hotel Rex Potts Point Sydney 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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Lantern slide - Pitjantjatjara man, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Child's drawing of front end loader clearing ground by Carlo Yunkaporta, Aurukun QLD

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Aurukun State School, Aurukun, Cape York, QLD, Australia
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Carlo Yunkaporta
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Child's drawing - The frog singing by Maureen Maloney age 16, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maureen Maloney
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The chancle of All Saint's, Tumut, 1 November 1922

The chancle of All Saint's, Tumut, 1 November 1922

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Tumut, New South Wales, Australia
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1922
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Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Bird hunting boomerang, attributed to Lake Tyers, about 1920

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1920
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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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Cormorants - used for fishing by the Chinese. Between Linshowfu and Kweilin Apl 1917

Cormorants - used for fishing by the Chinese. Between Linsho...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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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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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Hamilton
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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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Susanne Hayes
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Don't Falter, Go and meet the Hun menace

Don't Falter, Go and meet the Hun menace

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales Recruiting Committee
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1914
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Child's drawing of three fish by Wutjananwuy

Child's drawing of three fish by Wutjananwuy

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wutjananwuy
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Abstract design from Ernabella

Abstract design 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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Panrnja
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1954
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I am a Woman for Peace

I am a Woman for Peace

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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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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Painting by Dinny Nyliba (McDinny) titled 'Captain Cook's Boat'

Painting by Dinny Nyliba (McDinny) titled 'Captain Cook's Bo...

Dinny Nyliba (McDinny) collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Dinny Nyliba (McDinny)
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1992
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing