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Photograph of five children in a wheelbarrow

Photograph of five children in a wheelbarrow

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Miss Lorna M. Colwell
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1920
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Fabric label - Andree Pelissiere

Fabric label - Andree Pelissiere

Andree Pelissier collection
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Labels
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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doilies
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Pencil and watercolour on paper in Papunya style by an unknown Pintupi artist, 1971

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1971
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Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit 1986 vest

Papal Visit Office collection
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Vests
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Percival Proctor Mk 1 monoplane VH-FEP

Percival Proctor Mk 1 monoplane VH-FEP

Frederick Edmunds collection
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Aeroplanes
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Luton, Bedfordshire, England
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Percival Aircraft Company Limited
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1942
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Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Geological specimens
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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1971
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Universal Brand electric toaster with three mica elements

Universal Brand electric toaster with three mica elements

Bothwell Museum collection
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Toasters
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New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States of America
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Landers Frary & Clark
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1915
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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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Cartoon depicting a cricket match and a seated man with 'YARB' printed on his T-shirt

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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Peter Harrigan
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1976
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Milk jug cover

Milk jug cover

Lois Grosse collection
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Covers
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Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Lyn Cousins and Chris Tyrell collection
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Cupboards
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Towamba, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ernest Smith
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1897
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War Relief fundraising certificate issued to May Knowles in 1944

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 8
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1944
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Peter Norman's Australian Olympic Team running singlet, 1968

Peter Norman's Australian Olympic Team running singlet, 1968

Peter Norman collection no.1
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Singlets
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Mexico City, Mexico
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1968
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Two quartzite flaked stone spearheads, bundled in bark sheath and secured with textile strips

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearheads
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Ngilipitji, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Secondary trowel used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Trowels
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Lake Mungo, New South Wales, Australia
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1969
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Australian one dollar note

Australian one dollar note

Australian Currency collection
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Banknotes
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Reserve Bank of Australia
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1966
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Page two of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Documents
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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Scouts souvenir badge - 2nd Caribbean Jamboree April 4th - 14th 1961, Trinidad and Tobago

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Robin Maloney collection
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Badges
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On the bank of the Fu River, near it's junction with the West river at Wuchow. Mch 1917

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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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Top hat worn by William Faithfull

Top hat worn by William Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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William P. Faithfull
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1865
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The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

Philip MacFarlane collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ion L. Idriess
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1948
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Blue plastic visor with cloth band and blue plastic slide buckle

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Margaret Coen collection
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Headwear
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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Grasses and Forage Plants:  A Practical Treatise.

Grasses and Forage Plants: A Practical Treatise.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Gardening books
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1874
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Free Nelson Mandela

Free Nelson Mandela

Kerry Browning collection
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Banners
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South Africa, Africa
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Nelson R. Mandela
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1990
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Order of Australia set, Medal - General Division, Male

Order of Australia set, Medal - General Division, Male

Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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Shield, Warburton Range, Western Australia, 1976

Shield, Warburton Range, Western Australia, 1976

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shields
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Warburton Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1976
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Covering letter for a series of five posters from Department of Employment, Education and Training, encouraging women to consider all options of employment

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Letters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1990
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Circular shaped jug cover

Circular shaped jug cover

Muriel Kelly collection
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Jug covers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Muriel Kelly
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Shield, Warburton, Western Australia, 1976

Shield, Warburton, Western Australia, 1976

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shields
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1976
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"Word Making and Word Taking" and "The Grab Game"

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Games
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The Djinang version of the Moon story.

The Djinang version of the Moon story.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie Gunbuna
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1966
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Grey and beige coloured, circular, smooth stone in a ring shape

Grey and beige coloured, circular, smooth stone in a ring sh...

Reverend and Mrs Fenn collection no. 2
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Money
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