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Bone china side plate with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

Bone china side plate with a coloured Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Side plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles collection
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Motor cars
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Bean Car Company
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1925
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White flannelette nappy

White flannelette nappy

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Nappies
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1949
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Painting no. 13, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The Wangoo cut Goorialla open and the Bil-bil brothers emerged as Rainbow lorikeets

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Pokerwork

Pokerwork "fun animal" 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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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Orange, dark blue and cream cardboard box containing 23 wooden dolly pegs

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Wendy Hucker collection
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Dolly pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1975
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Set of two children's glasses

Set of two children's glasses

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Glasses
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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EILCO 25W H.F. Portable Transceiver Type 6104 Serial No.136

EILCO 25W H.F. Portable Transceiver Type 6104 Serial No.136

John Stanes collection
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Radio transceivers
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Norwood, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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The Electronics, Instrument and Lighting Company Limited
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1961
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Belle, the Barmaid of 'The Club', Quilpie. December, 1952

Belle, the Barmaid of 'The Club', Quilpie. December, 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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Child's drawing by David, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by David, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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David
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1954
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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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White ceramic soup bowl

White ceramic soup bowl

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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Timber tool box

Timber tool box

John Docker collection
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Tool boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1986
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China dinner plate printed with the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Painting no. 5, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla watching men dancing the sacred Butta keera

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Photograph of 'Hector Cat' escorting two schoolgirls across road

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Ian Yeaman collection
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Photographs
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1971
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Cooma NSW, Gateway to the Snowy Mountains

Cooma NSW, Gateway to the Snowy Mountains

Bridge Family collection no. 1
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Pennants
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Helen Jensma
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1950
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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Gough Whitlam pouring a handful of red soil into the hands of Vincent Lingiari, by Mervyn Bishop, 1975

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Boomalli Aboriginal Artist Co-operative collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Wattie Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mervyn Bishop
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1975
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Square pot holder

Square pot holder

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pot holders
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1960
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'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1952
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Poster commemorating 20 years of the Aboriginal Flag, 1971-1991

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Lorraine Coutts collection
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Posters
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Harold J. Thomas
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1991
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Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Lyn Cousins and Chris Tyrell collection
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Cupboards
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Towamba, New South Wales, Australia
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