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Superwoman

Superwoman

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Bonds
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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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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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Photograph of a womens' cricket team

Photograph of a womens' cricket team

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Cover for a bread basket

Cover for a bread basket

ET Fealy collection
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Covers
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Tricycle

Tricycle

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Tricycles
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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'Houses', 'Name' and 'Nyukana'

'Houses', 'Name' and 'Nyukana'

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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The Observatory Peking - on the East Wall. Feb 1915

The Observatory Peking - on the East Wall. Feb 1915

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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Hand-painted scarf by Nyukan (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

Hand-painted scarf by Nyukan (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

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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1954
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Nutcracker in the form of a cast brass kangaroo figure

Nutcracker in the form of a cast brass kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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Nutcrackers
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1940
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Eureka flag

Eureka flag

Robert Darby collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Glass plate negative - Houses, Killalpaninna, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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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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1919
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Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Shells
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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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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A pagoda Yammanfu

A pagoda Yammanfu

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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No 1A Kodak camera

No 1A Kodak camera

Frank E Feast collection
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Cameras
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Rochester, New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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Dhari (headdress) by George Nona, 2007

Dhari (headdress) by George Nona, 2007

George Nona collection
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Headdresses
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Torres Strait, ,
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Mr George Nona
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2007
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Handwritten note dated

Handwritten note dated "May 15 1957"

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Notes
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W.R. Williams Chemist
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1957
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Media pass issued to Bluey Thomson of News Limited

Media pass issued to Bluey Thomson of News Limited

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1986
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Woven runner with embroidered lace edging

Woven runner with embroidered lace edging

Lois Grosse collection
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Tablemats
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Glass plate negative - Frank Feast, wearing a World War I uniform, walking beside the expedition buggy, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Sample bag with 'Ken'written on it, used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Sample bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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The Rambling Botanist.

The Rambling Botanist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Gardening books
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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'Subject No.6 - Women' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

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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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Paramount Six Day Cycle Race sash

Paramount Six Day Cycle Race sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Mr Ken Ross
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Metal button with white cloth covering

Metal button with white cloth covering

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Buttons
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Poster -

Poster - "Development Peace International Women's Year"

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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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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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting ngurrurdu, the emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae), circa 1970

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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One of 18 action photographs of the women's cricket match, Sydney University Oval, 1st February 1958

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Ruth Preddey collection
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Photographs
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University of Sydney Cricket Ground, University of Sydney, Sydney, ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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1958
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the first Holden car

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1948
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Counter sink

Counter sink

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Exhibition of Coronation Robes Australia 1938 Illustrated Souvenir

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Pamphlets
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Government of Australia
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1938
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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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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Cigarette card