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Pearl shells in wire panel

Pearl shells in wire panel

Daniel Aitken collection no. 1
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Daniel Aitken
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2001
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Glass plate negative - Lipoma on right shoulder of a man called Raueruka, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, 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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Raising the Japanese Midget Submarine

Raising the Japanese Midget Submarine

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1942
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White ceramic mug to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II royal tour to Australia 1954

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Mugs
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large nugget

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Smales Jewellers collection
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Brooches
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Western Australia, Australia
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Crawford family
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1890
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A 'water trough' at Shih Pas Tai on the plateau

A 'water trough' at Shih Pas Tai on the plateau

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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Card with pink ribbon

Card with pink ribbon

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Cards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Hooton
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1918
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Photograph of a carved cylindrical monument with two wing like sturctures on each side at the top

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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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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Black fur and wool driving hat

Black fur and wool driving hat

Mary Ellerslie Massey collection
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Hats
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England
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Doily

Doily

Muriel Kelly collection
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Doilies
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Mrs Muriel Kelly
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White and green brimmed ladies dress hat

White and green brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Newspaper clippings of articles and cartoons related to prickly pear and cactoblastis moth

Newspaper clippings of articles and cartoons related to pric...

Dr John Mann collection
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Newspaper clippings
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1926
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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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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Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cabinets
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London, England
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Cash & Sons
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1920
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Hand painted burlap wall hanging by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wall hangings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

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Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2
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Skis
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Yen
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1860
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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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Tjariya (. Stanley
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1954
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Book of Psalms

Book of Psalms

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Religious books
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1839
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Poster titled 'Help Australia - Help yourself... buy WAR SAVINGS STAMPS and CERTIFICATES'

Poster titled 'Help Australia - Help yourself... buy WAR SAV...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 10
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Advertising posters
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Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1942
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Miniature medal with ribbon bow from Order of Australia set, Officer - Military Division, Female

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Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek east, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Australia's Waratah

Australia's Waratah

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ecru linen shaped bag edged with mauve bias binding and embroidered with

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Storage bags
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Poster

Poster

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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March against nuclear war Sun. 27 March Kings Park 2pm

March against nuclear war Sun. 27 March Kings Park 2pm

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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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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Teardrop shaped brown glass souvenir

Teardrop shaped brown glass souvenir

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Ornaments
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Australia
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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1939
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Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 16
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Books
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1939
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Val Plumwood's hiking boots, pair 1

Val Plumwood's hiking boots, pair 1

Val Plumwood collection
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Boots
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Table model kerosene lamp

Table model kerosene lamp

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kerosene lamps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Silver thimble case