Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
Apply Turner Family collection filter
Cigarette cards
Apply Cigarette cards filter
Land grant issued to George Cox signed by Governor Lachlan Macquarie, 8 October 1816

Land grant issued to George Cox signed by Governor Lachlan M...

Colonial Land Grants collection
Apply Colonial Land Grants collection filter
Deeds
Apply Deeds filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Lachlan Macquarie
Apply Lachlan Macquarie filter
1816
Apply 1816 filter
Perkeo brand black portable typewriter with German characters in a brown carry case, 1930s

Perkeo brand black portable typewriter with German character...

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
Apply Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2 filter
Typewriters
Apply Typewriters filter
Poland
Apply Poland filter
Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
Apply Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection filter
Food preserving jars
Apply Food preserving jars filter
Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mrs Mavis Bridle
Apply Mrs Mavis Bridle filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Cook

Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Coo...

Staffordshire Figurine collection
Apply Staffordshire Figurine collection filter
Human figures
Apply Human figures filter
Dudley, Staffordshire, England
Apply Dudley, Staffordshire, England filter
Alpha Factory
Apply Alpha Factory filter
1845
Apply 1845 filter
Collection of sewing implements in a rectangular plastic box with a clear plastic lid and a cream coloured plastic base

Collection of sewing implements in a rectangular plastic box...

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
Apply Judy and Ian McPhee collection filter
Sewing equipment
Apply Sewing equipment filter
Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia filter
Muriel E. McPhee
Apply Muriel E. McPhee filter
1916
Apply 1916 filter
Colourised photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Charles H. Kerry
Apply Charles H. Kerry filter
1884
Apply 1884 filter
Child's drawing by Payula, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Payula, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
Apply Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ernabella, South Australia, Australia filter
Payula Jack
Apply Payula Jack filter
1954
Apply 1954 filter
Circular silk sampler map of the eastern hemisphere that indicate the routes of Captain James Cook's three voyages

Circular silk sampler map of the eastern hemisphere that ind...

Embroidered Map Samplers collection
Apply Embroidered Map Samplers collection filter
Maps
Apply Maps filter
Captain James Cook
Apply Captain James Cook filter
Brown leather suitcase with 'W.H.E.' (Walter Herbert Eddison) impressed in black in the centre of the lid

Brown leather suitcase with 'W.H.E.' (Walter Herbert Eddison...

Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
Apply Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection filter
Suitcases
Apply Suitcases filter
Walter H. Eddison
Apply Walter H. Eddison filter
1913
Apply 1913 filter
Plastic doll of the Queen Mother wearing silver crown, white fur stole and purple dress

Plastic doll of the Queen Mother wearing silver crown, white...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
Apply Cecil Ballard Jnr collection filter
Dolls
Apply Dolls filter
Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
Apply Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother filter
Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
Apply Les Robertson collection filter
Rulers
Apply Rulers filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Lesley A. Robertson
Apply Mr Lesley A. Robertson filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Xmas Table at Drakes 1921

Xmas Table at Drakes 1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
Apply Anne Stockton collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Karl H. Aumuller
Apply Karl H. Aumuller filter
1913
Apply 1913 filter
Gauze bandage

Gauze bandage

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
Apply Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection filter
Bandages
Apply Bandages filter
Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
Apply Cecil Ballard Jnr collection filter
Commemorative mugs
Apply Commemorative mugs filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Apply Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II filter
1788
Apply 1788 filter
Bob Brown's life jacket, 1976-1981

Bob Brown's life jacket, 1976-1981

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Life jackets
Apply Life jackets filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
Apply Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3 filter
Acrylic paintings
Apply Acrylic paintings filter
Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ernabella, South Australia, Australia filter
Napura
Apply Napura filter
1954
Apply 1954 filter
Message stick

Message stick

University of Sydney collection
Apply University of Sydney collection filter
Message sticks
Apply Message sticks filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1957
Apply 1957 filter
Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
Apply Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3 filter
Acrylic paintings
Apply Acrylic paintings filter
Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
Apply Ernabella, South Australia, Australia filter
Unknown
Apply Unknown filter
1954
Apply 1954 filter
Letter sent from Henry Montague Faithfull, 16 March 1874

Letter sent from Henry Montague Faithfull, 16 March 1874

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
Apply Robert Faithfull collection no. 2 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Henry 'Monty' M. Faithfull
Apply Henry 'Monty' M. Faithfull filter
1874
Apply 1874 filter
Glass plate negative - Men catching a horse, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

Glass plate negative - Men catching a horse, Innamincka stat...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Glass plate negatives
Apply Glass plate negatives filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Dr Herbert Basedow
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow filter
1919
Apply 1919 filter
School reference for Herbert Browne 1912

School reference for Herbert Browne 1912

Herbert Browne collection
Apply Herbert Browne collection filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Pair of brown canvas and leather naval gaiters

Pair of brown canvas and leather naval gaiters

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
Apply Milo Dunphy collection no. 1 filter
Gaiters
Apply Gaiters filter
Mr Myles J. Dunphy
Apply Mr Myles J. Dunphy filter
Piece of fabric screenprinted with the 'Emu-tracks' pattern, made by Annan Fabrics, Mosman, about 1941

Piece of fabric screenprinted with the 'Emu-tracks' pattern,...

Alexandra Kirkwood collection
Apply Alexandra Kirkwood collection filter
Screenprints
Apply Screenprints filter
Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Annan Fabrics
Apply Annan Fabrics filter
1941
Apply 1941 filter
Medal with ribbon from Order of Australia set, Companion - Military Division, Male

Medal with ribbon from Order of Australia set, Companion - M...

Governor-General collection
Apply Governor-General collection filter
Medals
Apply Medals filter
Royal Australian Mint
Apply Royal Australian Mint filter
Australian Imperial Forces cricket team flag, 1919

Australian Imperial Forces cricket team flag, 1919

Ruth Oldfield collection
Apply Ruth Oldfield collection filter
Australian flags
Apply Australian flags filter
Gallipoli, Turkey
Apply Gallipoli, Turkey filter
Mr William 'Bert' A. Oldfield
Apply Mr William 'Bert' A. Oldfield filter
1919
Apply 1919 filter
Glass plate negative - Expedition camp, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Glass plate negative - Expedition camp, central Australia, p...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Glass plate negatives
Apply Glass plate negatives filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Dr Herbert Basedow
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Hessian sugarbag

Hessian sugarbag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
Apply Milo Dunphy collection no. 1 filter
Sugarbags
Apply Sugarbags filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Colonial Sugar Refining Co. Ltd
Apply Colonial Sugar Refining Co. Ltd filter
Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
Apply Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1 filter
Champagne glasses
Apply Champagne glasses filter
Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
Apply Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor... filter
Parliament of Australia
Apply Parliament of Australia filter
1988
Apply 1988 filter
The Federated Iron, Brass and Steel Moulders Union of Australasia

The Federated Iron, Brass and Steel Moulders Union of Austra...

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
Apply Andrew Reeves collection no. 5 filter
Membership certificates
Apply Membership certificates filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
F W Niven & Co
Apply F W Niven & Co filter
1899
Apply 1899 filter
Scout's 2nd Cords badge certificate

Scout's 2nd Cords badge certificate