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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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Delores
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Child's drawing - The Preschool by Arnold Yunkaporta, Aurukun QLD

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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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Arnold Yunkaporta
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Brass carriage clock in leather box used by Lord Forrest

Brass carriage clock in leather box used by Lord Forrest

Commonwealth Grants Commission collection
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Carriage clocks
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France
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Couaillet Family
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1892
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Rectangular nine carat gold-plated metal cigarette case engraved with 'SMITHY OLD SON WE MADE IT. CHARLES'

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Charles Kingsford-Smith collection
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Cigarette cases
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1920
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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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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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Marita Kantilla
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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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Bobby
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Letter

Letter

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1958
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Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs Eva Howie for her daughter Clyde, 1930s

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Hetherington Family collection
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Dolls houses
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Eden Hills, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Eva A. Howie
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1930
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Lamp used by Muriel McPhee for sewing

Lamp used by Muriel McPhee for sewing

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Oil lamps
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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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Carved head of an Aboriginal man, painted sandstone, on a base

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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John Tdo Tdo
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1976
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Watercolour painting titled 'Morning Mist', by Lance Tjyllyungoo

Watercolour painting titled 'Morning Mist', by Lance Tjyllyu...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Watercolour paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Lance Tjyllyungoo
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Souvenir printed sloppy joe from the 1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival

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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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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gerald Porter
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Bore gauge

Bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Black monoprint on white paper resembling tree trunks in the bush

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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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2002
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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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Finton Timpeapatua
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'Gutjawutja', bark painting, native plant species

'Gutjawutja', 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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Drawing by an unknown Yolngu child on the theme of  'How Aborigines Got Their Food Long Time Ago'

Drawing by an unknown Yolngu child on the theme of 'How Abo...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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Unknown Artist
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Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1914
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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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Kungkarangkalpa Atila (Seven Sisters at Atila) by Derek Jungarrayi Thompson

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Songlines - Derek Jungarrayi Thompson collection
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Ceramic forms
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Jingdezhen, China
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Derek J. Thompson
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Portrait of William Percy Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1880s

Portrait of William Percy Faithfull, by Myra Felton, 1880s

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Myra Felton
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1880
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View of the C.M. Customs Club at Kulangsu Amoy from the recreation ground. Aug 1921

View of the C.M. Customs Club at Kulangsu Amoy from the recr...

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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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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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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Pull toy elephant by Bing Werke or Gebrüder Bing

Pull toy elephant by Bing Werke or Gebrüder Bing

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Pull-along toys
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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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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Microscopes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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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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Angkunanya
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1954
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Notice of Anthony Stradivari The Celebrated Violin-Maker

Notice of Anthony Stradivari The Celebrated Violin-Maker

Dods Violin and Viola collection
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William W. Dods
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1919
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Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Anne Fairbairn collection no. 2
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Wigs
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London, England
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Ravenscroft
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1890
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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James D. Puantulura
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Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Photograph of men sitting at a table drinking tea

Photograph of men sitting at a table drinking tea

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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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Kieron Keeler
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Cheer-Up Society

Cheer-Up Society

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Cyril Ninnal
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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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Unknown
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Illuminated address to William Barbour

Illuminated address to William Barbour

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Illuminated addresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1907
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How democracy actually works diorama, produced for Leunig Animated

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Michael Leunig/Bryan Brown collection
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Dioramas
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Mr Michael Leunig
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The Graeme Supreme 300A overhead multiplier fishing reel and a screwdriver in a red box

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Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing equipment
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bennett Engineering Company
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1945
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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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Gregory John
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Cleaver

Cleaver

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Stick used to apply paint

Stick used to apply paint

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Artists equipment
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Walka design from Ernabella