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Hand-operated paper embossing machine used by the Australian Customs Service

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ER Skipper collection
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Embossing machines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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P J King, General Engraver Die Sinker
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1901
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Child's painting by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's painting by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Watercolour paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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W.G. Cricketing Reminiscences and Personal Recollections

W.G. Cricketing Reminiscences and Personal Recollections

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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William G. Grace
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1899
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My God, My Father.  If Thou shouldst call me to resign ...

My God, My Father. If Thou shouldst call me to resign ...

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Prayer cards
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1914
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Child's drawing by Purkinya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Purkinya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Purkinya
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1954
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Striped velveteen cushion

Striped velveteen cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Carved wooden kundu, used by Beth Dean as an accompaniment concert demonstrations around the world

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Musical drums
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Aitape, West Sepik, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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Film negative - Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting three fish, by Marrkavakara

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marrkarakara
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1974
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Bottle of wine labelled 'P.S. Enterprise Angove's Riverboat Red'

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Graeme Niehus collection
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Wine bottles
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South Australia, Australia
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Angove's Pty Ltd
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1974
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Child's drawing by Kitik, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Kitik, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kitik
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1954
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Child's drawing by Nyurigka, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Nyurigka, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyurigka
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1954
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting turtle and fish, by Bokarra

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bokarra
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1974
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Crimson full-length tunic, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Tunics
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Senior Postman's summer uniform khaki broad-brimmed fur felt hat with gold PMG badge

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Catherine Davenport collection
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Hats
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Robert P. Davenport
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1961
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Untitled painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT

Untitled painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Gentian
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1974
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Painting on paper by Nathaniel Maralngurra, Gunbalanya (Oenpelli) NT - from the story 'Inganarr, the Giant Serpent' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 33

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Watercolour paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nathaniel N. Maralngurra
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1974
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Poster -

Poster - "Hiroshima Never Again"

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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Photograph of one woman and two men standing in front of a cart

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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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Sculpture of a kangaroo on a column, titled 'Ruby, Fond Memories' by Lorraine Jenyns, 1976

Sculpture of a kangaroo on a column, titled 'Ruby, Fond Memo...

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
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Lorraine Jenyns
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1971
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Pair of cream coloured 'silk' boxing shorts worn by Lionel Rose

Pair of cream coloured 'silk' boxing shorts worn by Lionel R...

Lionel Rose collection no. 1
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Clothing
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Lionel Rose
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1964
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HM...

Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon King O'Malley

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1912
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a kangaroo, 1974

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Kurrhkurr, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1974
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Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and featuring embroidered playing card motifs

Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and f...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1928
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Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Fowler's Vacola sauce bottle

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving bottles
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Make the Pacific nuclear free

Make the Pacific nuclear free

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Postcards
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South Pacific,
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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
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1960
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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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1912
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Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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R Gardner
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1893
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her hu...

Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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Painting depicts five animal figures

Painting depicts five animal figures

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Milaybuma
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1974
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Child's drawing by Wakinpi, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Wakinpi, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Wakinpi
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1954
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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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Safrany (with Marquis) His niece, Mlle Liontitza (with Prince). In B.A.T garden Y'fu Mch 1920

Safrany (with Marquis) His niece, Mlle Liontitza (with Princ...

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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Everyone Counts for a Nuclear Free Australia

Everyone Counts for a Nuclear Free Australia

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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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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An altar in a temple Yunnanfu Augt 1920

An altar in a temple Yunnanfu Augt 1920

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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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 13 January 1899

Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 13 January 1899

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Danel Bros.Co.Pty.Ltd
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1899
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Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle, and later horses, on Lyndavale Station, NT

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John Stanes collection
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Brands
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Erldunda, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Sydney H. Stanes
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1920
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Butter container

Butter container

Anne Girard collection
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Butter containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1900
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Three sheets of paper containing technical drawings for a canoe, drawn by Olegas Truchanas

Three sheets of paper containing technical drawings for a ca...

Melva Truchanas collection
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Technical drawings
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Olegas Truchanas
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1950
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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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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Lambs on the plateau in Mongha, Jan 1915

Lambs on the plateau in Mongha, Jan 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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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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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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Lesley Maynard's 5th class nature study project book

Lesley Maynard's 5th class nature study project book

Lesley Maynard collection no. 2
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Textbooks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Lesley Maynard
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1955
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Photograph of a view of a town and harbour with hills in the distance

Photograph of a view of a town and harbour with hills in the...

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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B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu as seen from the train just before reaching the station

B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu as seen from the train just before reac...

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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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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