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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Message sticks
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Tuprukamiri
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1965
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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King Scout badge

King Scout badge

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1946
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Engraved boab nut 'Hunting and Gathering - Camp Life' by Jack Wherra

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Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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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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A Commentary by the Rev. P.J. Ryan M.S.C., D.D., DPh.

A Commentary by the Rev. P.J. Ryan M.S.C., D.D., DPh.

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 15
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Booklets
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Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reverend P J '. Ryan
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1940
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Tin of beef dripping sent to the Lawton family in Uxbridge, London, in a Red Cross parcel from Hobart in 1942

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French-Lawton collection
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Canned foods
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Austral Canning Co Pty Ltd
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1940
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Dance rattle

Dance rattle

Papuan Official collection
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Rattles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Guide book produced by the Commonwealth of Australia for Parliament House, Canberra

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 4
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Handbooks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Joint House Department
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1930
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Child's drawing by Tjume, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Tjume, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjume
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1954
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Child's drawing by Barbara, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Barbara, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Barbara
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1954
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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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Bowl-shaped hat covered in pink synthetic material

Bowl-shaped hat covered in pink synthetic material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hats
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1965
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Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pink and green

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Semco Company
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1928
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Mockba 1987 World Congress of Women

Mockba 1987 World Congress of Women

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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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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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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UAW. Union of Aust. Women

UAW. Union of Aust. Women

Union of Australian Women collection
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Union badges
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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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United Nations' Decade for Women 1976-1985

United Nations' Decade for Women 1976-1985

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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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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Postcard for 'Fund for the relief of Polish victims of the war'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Poland
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1939
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Photograph of Scout Leaders and Scouts from 1st Surry Hills Troop on parade

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Barry Williams collection
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Photographs
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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

'Gulmari' shield, Queensland

Black's Museum collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1930
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Shoulder strap

Shoulder strap

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Did They Beat The Drum Slowly As They Lowered You Down? by Ellen Jose

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Ellen Jose collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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