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Colourised photographic postcard of Watson's Bay and Pier

Colourised photographic postcard of Watson's Bay and Pier

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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Saw-setting tool

Saw-setting tool

Phillip Porta collection
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Saw-setting tools
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Queenie and Kathleen Cunningham, 2015

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Port Essington collection no. 2
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Cobourg Peninnsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Queenie Cunningham
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2015
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Tintype portrait of a young man

Tintype portrait of a young man

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell Museum
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Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Queensland Bicornual Basket collection
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North-Eastern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Unknown
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Woven fibre basket

Woven fibre basket

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Cylindrical basket

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Enid Bowden collection
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Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Hately wheat collection

Hately wheat collection

Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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1886
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Woven basket base made from matt rush in bound coil formation

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Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Blueberry fibre basket made by Nannette Shaw

Blueberry fibre basket made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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Picturesque Atlas of Australasia.

Picturesque Atlas of Australasia.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Atlases
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1886
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Land grant issued to Gregory Blaxland signed by Governor Lachlan Macquarie, 25 August 1812

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Gregory Blaxland Land Grant collection
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Deeds
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lachlan Macquarie
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1812
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Conical fibre basket

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Northern Australia, Australia
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1964
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Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Punishment equipment
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart
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1837
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Two piece pink full length wool dress (bodice and skirt) with cream lace trimming

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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David Jones Ltd
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1883
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Conical plant-fibre basket

Conical plant-fibre basket

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Djibolbol, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wambalmana
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1984
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Cylindrical fibre basket

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Dr William Warner collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Woven basket

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bunch of prison keys and tags

Bunch of prison keys and tags

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Circular cotton doily with a 'Hairpin Work' lace fringe, made in Orbost, Victoria, in the late 1800s

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Helena E. Roadknight
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1870
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Woven horizontal basket

Woven horizontal basket

Martin collection
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Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Cylindrical fibre basket

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Dr William Warner collection
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'Prospecting', about 1886

'Prospecting', about 1886

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Lithographs
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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William T. Smedley
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1886
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Split cane circular basket

Split cane circular basket

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Round woven spinifex basket with five discs with pink centres at rim, by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2006
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Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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Wood & Sons Ltd
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1937
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Postcard issued by the Sydney Philatelic Club for the Jubilee of the NSW five pence stamp, 1855-1905

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney Philatelic Club
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1905
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Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nancy Taylor
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Basket made by Kumpaya Girgaba

Basket made by Kumpaya Girgaba

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Kumpaya Girgaba
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Coiled basket

Coiled basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Melba Gunjarwanga
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1990
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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, 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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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Woven basket

Woven basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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Basket made from white flag iris and blueberry flower, by Tahana Rimmer

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Tayenebe collection
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Tahana Rimmer
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Large white flag iris basket made by Patsy Cameron

Large white flag iris basket made by Patsy Cameron

Tayenebe collection
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Morris Tobias
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1830
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1881 to 1912

Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1881 to 1912

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Minute books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1881
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Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Lorna Huxtable collection
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Copper sticks
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Louise E. Barrenger
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1882
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Coiled pandanus palm

Coiled pandanus palm

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Woven semi-circular basket from Stradbroke Island, Queensland

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Edmund Milne collection
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Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Woven plant fibre basket

Woven plant fibre basket

W Bateman collection
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Goulburn Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Whisk with pin

Whisk with pin

Tom Price collection
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Regalia
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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr K Warbarton
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1870
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Burnished, wooden fighting club

Burnished, wooden fighting club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Lake Alexandrina 'Sister' Basket

Lake Alexandrina 'Sister' Basket

Lake Alexandrina 'Sister' Basket collection
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Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
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1800
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The Gwalior Plains

The Gwalior Plains

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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J Carr
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1840
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Picturesque Atlas of Australasia.

Picturesque Atlas of Australasia.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Atlases
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1886
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Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Gidleigh collection
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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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Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nancy Taylor
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Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Ornate silver centrepiece for a table

Smith Family collection
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1866
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