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Bark painting of birds, fish and snakes

Bark painting of birds, fish and snakes

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Bark paintings
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Djorrupum
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Illuminated address which William Barak and fifteen other Coranderrk residents presented to Graham Berry, 1886

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1886 Barak-Berry Illuminated Address collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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William Barak
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1886
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Colourised photographic post card of Clifton Gardens, NSW

Colourised photographic post card of Clifton Gardens, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Group photograph of Goolburri Regional Council, 2002

Group photograph of Goolburri Regional Council, 2002

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Photographic prints
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Roma, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Barama by Waturr Gumana,

Barama by Waturr Gumana,

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Nhulunbuy, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Waturr Gumana
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Print of four fish crossing each other, by Betty Sandimar, 1996

Print of four fish crossing each other, by Betty Sandimar, 1...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Betty Sandimar
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1996
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Hunting Boomerang

Hunting Boomerang

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Boomerangs
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, 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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Government House

Government House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1849
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Single-furrow horse-drawn plough used by experimental wheat breeder William Farrer

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Barbara Tong collection
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Ploughs
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Lambrigg Station, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1880
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Political cartoon of Paul Keating handing over Aboriginal rights, by Ron Tandberg

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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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Clay pot by Thancoupie

Clay pot by Thancoupie

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Pots
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Thancoupie
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1975
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Wooden bangle painted with a colourful design

Wooden bangle painted with a colourful design

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bracelets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bronwyn Bancroft
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1990
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Engraved print titled 'Mount Laura, Camperdown', by James Charles Armytage, from book 'Australia' by Edwin Carton Booth, 1876

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Engravings
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London, England
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James C. Armytage
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1876
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Photographic print of shed with water tank

Photographic print of shed with water tank

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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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Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Gidleigh collection
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Saddles
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Photographic print of beach, red cliffs and blue sky, Broome, Western Australia, by Peter McKenzie, 1990

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographic prints
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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Watercolour painting of landscape with two white gum trees, by Lance Tjyllyungoo, 1995

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Watercolour paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Lance Tjyllyungoo
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1995
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Painting of landscape, by Shane Pickett, 1982

Painting of landscape, by Shane Pickett, 1982

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1982
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1886, First Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1886
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Proposed further restriction of Chinese in Queensland petition, 1886

Proposed further restriction of Chinese in Queensland petiti...

Chinese in Australia Rare Books collection
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Petitions
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1886
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Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938

Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
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Badges
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1988
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1840
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Dancing Ceremony of spear country by Djardie Ashley

Dancing Ceremony of spear country by Djardie Ashley

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djardie Ashley
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Blue silk dress

Blue silk dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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1810
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Fraser Island

Fraser Island

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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Ms Fiona Foley
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1990
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Quayside fish stall Whitby circa 1880

Quayside fish stall Whitby circa 1880

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Frank M. Sutcliffe
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1880
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Tintype portrait of a young man

Tintype portrait of a young man

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tintypes
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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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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Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Building materials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Harvest of Endurance: A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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Diamond-shaped wooden parrying shield decorated with blue pigment

Diamond-shaped wooden parrying shield decorated with blue pi...

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Shields
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Upper Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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1840
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Wooden portable writing desk with accessories used by Hanbury Clements, c1815

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Jean Clements collection
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Writing desks
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1810
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Watercolour painting titled 'Bush Spirit', by Roy Link

Watercolour painting titled 'Bush Spirit', by Roy Link

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Watercolour paintings
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Roy Link
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Digging stick or club

Digging stick or club

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Digging sticks
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Engraved print titled 'Native Troopers Dispersing a Camp', by Frank P. Mahoney, 1886

Engraved print titled 'Native Troopers Dispersing a Camp', b...

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Engravings
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Frank P. Mahony
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1886
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Landscape painting depicting a large tree and red rocky outcrops, by Peter Taylor.

Landscape painting depicting a large tree and red rocky outc...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Watercolour paintings
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Peter T. Taylor
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1982
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Proclamation of official recognition of Aboriginal flag, enacted by William George Hayden, 14 July 1995

Proclamation of official recognition of Aboriginal flag, ena...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Government records
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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1995
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Kungkarangkalpa (Seven Sisters) at Warnarn Rockhole

Kungkarangkalpa (Seven Sisters) at Warnarn Rockhole

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Acrylic paintings
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Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Australia
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Christine West
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1992
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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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Document of ATSIC Vision Statement

Document of ATSIC Vision Statement

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Documents
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Thurpmur, by Alick Tipoti.

Thurpmur, by Alick Tipoti.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Alick Tipoti
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1995
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Print of two boomerangs over three rods, by Mandy Queama, 1996

Print of two boomerangs over three rods, by Mandy Queama, 19...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Mandy Queama
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1996
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Artwork titled 'Women's Dreaming' by Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Artwork titled 'Women's Dreaming' by Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Emily K. Kngwarreye
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Painting by Gordon Syron - Left side of tryptic

Painting by Gordon Syron - Left side of tryptic

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Oil paintings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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Portrait of David Unaipon, by Lyell Dolan, 1995

Portrait of David Unaipon, by Lyell Dolan, 1995

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Lyell Dolan
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1995
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St. Thomas' Church, North Sydney

St. Thomas' Church, North Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Wooden footstool with tapestry top that commemorates the establishment of Lucini & Co in Melbourne, Victoria, 1853

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Joseph Andreallo collection no. 1
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Footstools
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Italy
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Unknown
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1858
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Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tintypes
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Morris Tobias
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1830
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Doulton jug decorated with kangaroos, 1886

Doulton jug decorated with kangaroos, 1886

Terence Lane collection
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Jugs
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Lambeth, London, England
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Doulton and Company
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1886
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Print titled 'People in Sorrow', by Sally Morgan, 1988

Print titled 'People in Sorrow', by Sally Morgan, 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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Sally Morgan
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1988
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Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Smith Family collection
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Centrepieces
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1866
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One-piece cream muslin dress with embroidered leaf pattern

One-piece cream muslin dress with embroidered leaf pattern

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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1810
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Untitled painting, by Emily Kame Kngwarreye.

Untitled painting, by Emily Kame Kngwarreye.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia