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Dance hat with string and emu feathers at the top

Dance hat with string and emu feathers at the top

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Headdresses
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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Australia's International Defence Equipment Exhibition STOP AIDEX 91

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Protest Against AIDEX '91 collection
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Pamphlets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Desiko Pty Ltd
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1991
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Invitation to the 'March under the Rainbow'

Invitation to the 'March under the Rainbow'

ACT Trades and Labour Council collection
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Handbills
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Australia
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Miss Honey Nelson
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1995
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Album containing 20 menus, 12 seating plans and 23 photographs from Parliament House in Canberra, dating from 1927 to 1944

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Betty Hall collection
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Albums
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1927
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Silver serviette ring with an enamelled badge of the Canberra Coat of Arms

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Beverley Davidoff collection
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Serviette rings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr William Gee
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1940
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Transparency with print design, untitled

Transparency with print design, untitled

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Transparencies
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1997
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Transparency with print design, Flowers, by Nyuwara Tapaya

Transparency with print design, Flowers, by Nyuwara Tapaya

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Transparencies
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kunmanara Tapaya
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1997
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Solarplate print, Ngayuku Walka Urupurunypo, by Angkuna Kulyuru

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1997
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Calling of the Dolphins

Calling of the Dolphins

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Johnny Daylight-Lacey
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1999
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'Subject No.8 - Standing Alone' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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How to Remove Your Black Armband!

How to Remove Your Black Armband!

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1997
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Waterfront Winners

Waterfront Winners

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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Print titled 'Miputi', by Sarah Kerinaida, 1988

Print titled 'Miputi', by Sarah Kerinaida, 1988

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sarah Karmaiua
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1988
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Black and white photograph showing a view towards a large building with a military tent camp in the background

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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'Subject No.2 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

'Subject No.2 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Ballard for Joseph Hartmann'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Ballard for Joseph H...

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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Cartoon depicting Peter Costello tossing a coin into a cup labelled N.M.A.

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1996
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Cartoon of Labor Minister for Foreign Affairs, Bill Hayden, building a Trojan horse

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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Painting of a landscape

Painting of a landscape

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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Robert Eggington
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1999
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Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Les Robertson collection
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Information tables
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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B J Ball Limited
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1927
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Print titled 'Pukumani Poles', by Pamela Tipuamantumirri

Print titled 'Pukumani Poles', by Pamela Tipuamantumirri

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Pamela Tipuamantumirri
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Book titled 'Hiking From Early Canberra'

Book titled 'Hiking From Early Canberra'

Thompson Family collection
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Books
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Cartoon titled 'Automation' depicting Sir Eric Harrison and Sir Robert Menzies

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Sir Eric Harrison collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Norm Mitchell
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1938
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Reith - Closet Republican

Reith - Closet Republican

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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Rugby league trading card of Ken Nagas of the Canberra Raiders

Rugby league trading card of Ken Nagas of the Canberra Raide...

Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail bags

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Spring balances
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England
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Salter Scales
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Postcard captioned 'Lady Denman naming the Federal City, CANBERRA 12.3.13', 12 March 1913

Postcard captioned 'Lady Denman naming the Federal City, CAN...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Capital Hill, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Howard & Shearsby
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1913
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting Nadulmi, Kangaroo of the Ubar Ceremony

Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting Nadulmi, Kan...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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The Forests Need Your Help

The Forests Need Your Help

Wilderness Society (A.C.T. Branch) Forests Campaign collection
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Leaflets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Wilderness Society
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1988
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'1788 Revisited.... Hey, Mate, You're asking for trouble, hoisting that thing on our beach'

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Ian Sharpe collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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1995
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note