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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Bowls
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1982
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Glass bowl and lid

Glass bowl and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Photographic print of house and tin shed amongst trees

Photographic print of house and tin shed amongst trees

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographic prints
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Bilou bowl and stand made from coconut shell, used for drinking yaqona

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Fiji
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Manoa Rasigatale
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Rectangular aluminium sign with

Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Wooden bowl with carved floral designs

Wooden bowl with carved floral designs

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Lodgestone Reed, via Townsville, Q

Lodgestone Reed, via Townsville, Q

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Poster captioned 'Remember her on Mother's Day. She remembers you. Post a card for May 13'

Poster captioned 'Remember her on Mother's Day. She remember...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Three bowls

Three bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Circular yellow pressed glass bowl depicting a kangaroo, made by Crystal Glass Ltd, Sydney, 1924

Circular yellow pressed glass bowl depicting a kangaroo, mad...

Terence Lane collection
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Bowls
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Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Crystal Glass Limited
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1924
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Inner Harbour, Townsville, 10 September 1914

Inner Harbour, Townsville, 10 September 1914

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Bowls
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Melton Hill, Townsville, 13 November 1914

Melton Hill, Townsville, 13 November 1914

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Two bowls

Two bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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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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Wooden bowl (kava) from Tonga

Wooden bowl (kava) from Tonga

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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Diary of a boat trip from Melbourne to Japan via Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Cairns, Thursday Island, Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai in 1935

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Lorelle Moore collection
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Diaries
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Victoria, Australia
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Lorelle Moore
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1935
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canber...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Townsville from Magazine Island

Townsville from Magazine Island

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from disruption by vandals, Adopt a public telephone near your home...'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Cast glass shallow pedestal bowl

Cast glass shallow pedestal bowl

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bowls
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US Forces Get the Nod ...

US Forces Get the Nod ...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Postcards
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1986
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1948
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Hand fan

Hand fan

Asou Omey collection
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Fans
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Asou Omey
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1991
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Souvenir wall decoration

Souvenir wall decoration

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Jacob Mankin
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1992
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Muricidae Murex Brevispina

Muricidae Murex Brevispina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Shield with red square - QLD - painted by Paul Bong

Shield with red square - QLD - painted by Paul Bong

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Shields
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Paul Bong
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Photograph of David Wragg, Ray Robinson and Bert Button, 2002

Photograph of David Wragg, Ray Robinson and Bert Button, 200...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographic prints
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1986
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Broom consisting of long slender pieces of coconut leaf midribs bundled together

Broom consisting of long slender pieces of coconut leaf midr...

Asou Omey collection
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Brooms
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Asou Omey
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1991
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Seed pod rattle

Seed pod rattle

Asou Omey collection
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Rattles
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Asou Omey
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1991
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Rugby league trading card of Willie Morganson of the North Queensland Cowboys

Rugby league trading card of Willie Morganson of the North Q...

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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Bowl pieces from Ah Toy's garden, Palmer River, and an inventory card

Bowl pieces from Ah Toy's garden, Palmer River, and an inven...

Professor Ian Jack collection no. 1
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Bowls
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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University of Sydney
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1982
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Fish scoop

Fish scoop

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Fish traps
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular pla...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Balances
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Photographic print of shed with water tank

Photographic print of shed with water tank

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographic prints
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Volutidae Amoria Guttata

Volutidae Amoria Guttata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds of Australia ...'

Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Mobiles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Glass bowl and lid

Glass bowl and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Ceramic bowl and associated label and documents, excavated from market garden, Palmer River gold fields

Ceramic bowl and associated label and documents, excavated f...

Professor Ian Jack collection no. 1
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Bowls
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Palmer River, Queensland, Australia
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University of Sydney
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1982
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air m...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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