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Stub of a wax candle

Stub of a wax candle

John Docker collection
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Candles
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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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Child's drawing by Kitik, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Kitik, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kitik
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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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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. 60

Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from th...

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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Midnight Oil Concert in Warakurna by Ken Shepherd

Midnight Oil Concert in Warakurna by Ken Shepherd

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Ken Shepherd
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2011
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Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Emanuel Family collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lands & Surveys Department, Western Australia
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1901
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Poster - Cummeragunja Walk-On

Poster - Cummeragunja Walk-On

Dr Eve Fesl collection
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Event posters
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Counter sink

Counter sink

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Souvenir plate or dish - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Souvenir plate or dish - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Toy automated kangaroo with a joey in its pouch

Toy automated kangaroo with a joey in its pouch

Terence Lane collection
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Mechanical toys
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1946
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Folding knife blade

Folding knife blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Knife blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Food stirer

Food stirer

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Kitchenware
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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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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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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Booklet titled 'Highness Jubilee Anti-Report'

Booklet titled 'Highness Jubilee Anti-Report'

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Booklets
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London, England
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Counter Information Services
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1975
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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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Paper tape reader designed by Kevin Rosolen to be used with the SNOCOM computer

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Kevin Rosolen collection
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Computer components
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Kevin Rosolen
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1958
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1974 Football World Cup poster

1974 Football World Cup poster

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Event posters
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Sculpture - wood - turtle

Sculpture - wood - turtle

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Pat Reid
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1975
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Country Groups Peace Conference

Country Groups Peace Conference

Peter Jones collection
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Event posters
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Megalo Posters
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1984
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'Lake Disappointment' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

'Lake Disappointment' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Clifford Brooks
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2007
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Bronze kangaroo figure studded with red stones

Bronze kangaroo figure studded with red stones

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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1975
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Jack plane with a timber body and a steel blade

Jack plane with a timber body and a steel blade

John Docker collection
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Jack planes
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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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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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Advertising booklet - Katherine Heart of the Top End Northern Territory

Advertising booklet - Katherine Heart of the Top End Norther...

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wayne Zerbe
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1954
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Austrian Police permit to travel and Certificate of Good Conduct 1950

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Documents
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Wels, Austria
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1950
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Mission Time by Anna Porter

Mission Time by Anna Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Anna Porter
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2011
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Crimson full-length tunic, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Tunics
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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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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Paddy Daley. Aboriginal encampment. East Moree, N.S.W. August, 1952