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Aborigines captured for station work. Women for sex.

Aborigines captured for station work. Women for sex.

Paddy Djagween collection
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Bark paintings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Paddy Djagween
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1955
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Wooden scribe made from wood with a small tack like metal piece attached

Wooden scribe made from wood with a small tack like metal pi...

George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Handcarved Lithuanian folk figure 'Friendly-Devil'

Handcarved Lithuanian folk figure 'Friendly-Devil'

O Szentimrey collection
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Wood carvings
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Australia
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1950
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The Royal Tour

The Royal Tour

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Australia, Our Aborginal Heritage tea-towel

Australia, Our Aborginal Heritage tea-towel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Sanitary Bronco Toilet Roll

Sanitary Bronco Toilet Roll

Margaret Maclurcan collection
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Toilet paper
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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British Patent Perforated Paper Co Pty Ltd
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1894
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Chungking, China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Litja, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Litja
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1954
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Two bowls

Two bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Boomerang featuring three kookaburras on a branch and other animals by Albert Perrett, La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Albert H. Perrett
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1941
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Foot switch

Foot switch

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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Dessert spoon

Dessert spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessertspoons
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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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Poster advertising a boxing match between Graeme Brooke and Juan, Melbourne Town Hall

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 17
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Graeme Brooke
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1970
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Photograph of Bill Morrow at Chatswood in October 1979

Photograph of Bill Morrow at Chatswood in October 1979

Audrey Johnson collection
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Photographs
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Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William 'Bill' Morrow
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1979
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Souvenir printed handkerchief for the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Australia in 1949

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Dustpan

Dustpan

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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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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Set of three glasses

Set of three glasses

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Glasses
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Japanese porcelain condiment set, featuring a mustard pot flanked by a salt and pepper shaker, in the form of three kangaroos on a shaped plinth

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Terence Lane collection
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Condiment sets
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1930
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Child's drawing of a sail boat - Mr Chaseling was here was 1935 by Paul

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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Paul
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1935
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Pillowcase with ruffles

Pillowcase with ruffles

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Pillowcases
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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1945
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White china mug to commemorate the (cancelled) 1949 Royal Visit to Australia

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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England
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King George VI
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1949
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Navy blue IDWVA (Illawarra District Women's Vigoro Assocation) cloth patch with embroidered emblem

Navy blue IDWVA (Illawarra District Women's Vigoro Assocatio...

Ruby Lee collection
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