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Conidae Conus Litteratus

Conidae Conus Litteratus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1975
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Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering "WYOMI...

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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The Nomad by Kevin Gilbert.

The Nomad by Kevin Gilbert.

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1969
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Acme thread gauge

Acme thread gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Women are on the Move

Women are on the Move

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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Stickers
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1975
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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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Kutunjunya
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1954
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Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured fragments of gum arabic

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Jars
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Percival Type D3 Gull Six monoplane G-AERD

Percival Type D3 Gull Six monoplane G-AERD

Neil Jensen collection
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Aeroplanes
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Gravesend, Kent, England
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Percival Aircraft Company Limited
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1936
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 7. Blue Gum

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 7. Blue Gum

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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Pocket Politics No.6, 1954

Pocket Politics No.6, 1954

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 12
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Pamphlets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Liberal Party of Australia
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1954
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Poster that advertises the screening of a television film documentary titled 'East Meets West'

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West Theatre Company collection
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Event posters
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Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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West Theatre Company
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1984
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Other Voices'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Other Voices'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "JEC"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Post Office Blackheath

Post Office Blackheath

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Blackheath, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Silver cigar box and cigar box case presented to Sir Robert Gordon Menzies by the Citizens of Melbourne in appreciation of his leadership...

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RG Menzies collection
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Cigar boxes
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Thai Nakon
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1966
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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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Patjiparan
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1954
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Don't mix stars with wars

Don't mix stars with wars

Union of Australian Women collection
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Photographic postcards
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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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Character reference for Mrs Donata Matulaityte from Purser Ove Bjarme, MS Nelly, Caribbean Land & Shipping Corp

Character reference for Mrs Donata Matulaityte from Purser O...

D Simankevicius collection
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Business letters
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1949
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Cartoon of Bob Hawke hopping out the back of a TV called 'TV LAND'

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Mark Knight collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Mark Knight
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1992
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Burke's Backyard

Burke's Backyard

Mark Knight collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Mark Knight
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1992
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Mailman, Quilpie. December 26th, 1952

Mailman, Quilpie. December 26th, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Quilpie, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Marion Green collection
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Dispatch boxes
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1856
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Dolly clothes peg

Dolly clothes peg

Margaret Heap collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1950
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Digging sticks
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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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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March against nuclear war Sun. 27 March Kings Park 2pm

March against nuclear war Sun. 27 March Kings Park 2pm

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'At 1515 the House of Representatives withdrew it's confidence in Mr Malcolm Fraser...'

Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam...

Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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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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Mulga wood shield by Andy Tjilari, 1975

Mulga wood shield by Andy Tjilari, 1975

Diana James collection
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Shields
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Andy Tjilari
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1975
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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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Stuzzi Memocord Secretary Transcribing Machine

Stuzzi Memocord Secretary Transcribing Machine

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Dictating 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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Untitled illustration for pages 20-21 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Untitled illustration for pages 20-21 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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Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

Steel hand drill with a round wooden handle

George O Crawford collection
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Hand drills
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