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Film negative - Horses watering, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

Film negative - Horses watering, Arnhem Land, Northern Terri...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Order of Australia set, Companion - General Division, Female

Order of Australia set, Companion - General Division, Female

Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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Photograph of Carmelo Mirabelli and Andonino Bomomo squatting in front of building, 1955

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Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Carmelo Mirabelli Mr
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1955
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Variety of haberdashery

Variety of haberdashery

Gwenda Lenon collection
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Film negative - Extracting a stake from a camel's foot, Yununba Hill, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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1926
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a site in Djordi country on the upper Mann River NT, circa 1970-1974

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Kunmarrimban Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, A...
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Batik scarf by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, about 1974, Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Scarves
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Residences on the Peak, Hong Kong 17-6-1921

Residences on the Peak, Hong Kong 17-6-1921

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Diary account of the Thornycroft Expedition into Central Australia to recover the bodies of aviators Anderson and Hitchcock in 1929

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Sharp and Cook collection
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Diaries
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Tanami, Australia
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Mr Leslie S. Miles
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1929
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Patjiparan
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1954
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Hubert Opperman's Australian Service Order medal

Hubert Opperman's Australian Service Order medal

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Medals
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Sir Hubert F. Opperman
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Cotton batik t-shirt by Kutungu (Betty) Munti, Ernabella SA

Cotton batik t-shirt by Kutungu (Betty) Munti, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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T-Shirts
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Betty Kutungu
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1971
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Thank you card for engagement

Thank you card for engagement

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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T-shirt with Maori text

T-shirt with Maori text

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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T-shirts
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New Zealand
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Glass plate negative - Men working in stockyards, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Cotton bag

Cotton bag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Storage bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Uluru

Uluru

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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1954
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Sutlej Medal 1845-46 with clasps SOBRAON and FEROZESHUHUR, issued to Major James Winniett Nunn, 80th Regiment, British Army

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Major James Nunn's Sutlej Medal collection
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Military medals
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England, United Kingdom
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Major James W. Nunn
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1846
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Child's drawing by Atipalku, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Atipalku, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Atipalku
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1954
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'Subject No.8 - Standing Alone' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Holden tiepin

Holden tiepin

Jack Heenan collection
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Tiepins
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GM Holden Ltd
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1956
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Glass plate negative - Bush scene, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory. The stringy-bark has had its bark removed for the purpose of constructing a canoe, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1911
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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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Mark II Expo '67 Sound Chair

Mark II Expo '67 Sound Chair

Expo '67 - Sound Chair collection
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Chairs
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1967
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Cotton batik wrap-around skirt by Yipati, Ernabella SA

Cotton batik wrap-around skirt by Yipati, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Skirts
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Yipati
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1971
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'Houses', 'Name' and 'Jonathan'

'Houses', 'Name' and 'Jonathan'

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Jonathan
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1954
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White china mixing bowls

White china mixing bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Mixing bowls
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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Woven fabric skirt

Woven fabric skirt

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Skirts
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Emergency signalling mirror, used by Major Les Hiddins

Emergency signalling mirror, used by Major Les Hiddins

Les Hiddins collection
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Mirrors
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Les Hiddins
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London Nights Entertainments.

London Nights Entertainments.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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Wooden photographic print frame

Wooden photographic print frame

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Contact printing frames
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United Kingdom
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Jannay
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Tourist map of the Blue Mountains and Burragorang Valley

Tourist map of the Blue Mountains and Burragorang Valley

Bonnie Nevin collection
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