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Silver dinner fork

Silver dinner fork

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner forks
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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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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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1959
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Portrait photograph of Fiona Waterstreet

Portrait photograph of Fiona Waterstreet

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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'Subject No.2 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

'Subject No.2 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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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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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Peace Garden, Prospect Park, Hobart.

Peace Garden, Prospect Park, Hobart.

Streets for Peace collection
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Photographs
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West Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Streets for Peace
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1988
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting explorers Burke and Wills

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1860
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Ngalyipi Vine Dreaming at Yarrungkanyi, by Paddy Carroll Tjungurrayi.

Ngalyipi Vine Dreaming at Yarrungkanyi, by Paddy Carroll Tju...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Carroll Tjungurrayi
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1988
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Teleprinter printout related to the last parliamentary session held at provisional Parliament House, Canberra in 1988 'After more than 61 years in the provisional Parliament House Canberra...'

Teleprinter printout related to the last parliamentary sessi...

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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1988
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P.M.G. Salter's spring balance, used to weigh large letters and small parcels

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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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Portrait photograph of Brendan Baker

Portrait photograph of Brendan Baker

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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China saucer for a coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

China saucer for a coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth P...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Textbook on practical mathematics

Textbook on practical mathematics

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Textbooks
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Program titled 'Community Concert, First Fleet Re-enactment 1988 Bicentennial'

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Thompson Family collection
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Theatre programs
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1988
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Souvenir Project Book 'Australia's Bicentenary 1788-1988', which is designed to store bicentennial milk cartons

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Commemorative books
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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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Fifth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

Fifth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sis...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Documents
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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Earth is flat, pigs can fly & nuclear power is safe

Earth is flat, pigs can fly & nuclear power is safe

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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Sticker

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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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Newspaper titled 'National Gathering Update' containing articles and pictures relating to the opening of the New Parliament House in 1988

Newspaper titled 'National Gathering Update' containing arti...

National Gathering of Christians collection
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Newspapers
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Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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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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'Life. Be in it' Come 'n try Gardening badge

'Life. Be in it' Come 'n try Gardening badge

Ivy Lovric collection
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Badges
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Alex Stitt Mr
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1988
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Pamphlet titled 'Make the most of this - it may by the last piece of rainforest veneer...'

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Concerned Ladies Action Group collection no. 2
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Pamphlets
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1995
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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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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Circular red and gold badge

Circular red and gold badge

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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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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Print titled 'Yapurnu', by Jarinyanu David Downs, 1988

Print titled 'Yapurnu', by Jarinyanu David Downs, 1988

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Jarinyanu D. Downs
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1988
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Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Cere...

Chris Grady collection
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Stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air M...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1929
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Poster titled 'Support Bir Zeit University - Hands-off Palestinian Students'

Poster titled 'Support Bir Zeit University - Hands-off Pales...

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Political posters
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Birzeit (Bir Zayt), West Bank, Palestine
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Palestinian Human Rights Campaign
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1982
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Fat Jack Jacobson

Fat Jack Jacobson

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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