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Boab nut with incised and coloured patterns of interlocking key designs

Boab nut with incised and coloured patterns of interlocking ...

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Nut carvings
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1954
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I will help until the war is won

I will help until the war is won

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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1914
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Glass plate negative - Katherine River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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1922
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Unfinished stone blade

Unfinished stone blade

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Fishing line

Fishing line

Papuan Official collection
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Fishing lines
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Black and white group portrait photograph of children with musical instruments (possibly the Blue Birds Club)

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Portrait photographs
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Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB Blue Birds Club
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1951
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Full-size bronze profile of Charles Ulm, on a timber base

Full-size bronze profile of Charles Ulm, on a timber base

Ellen Rogers collection
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Sculptures
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Merrylands, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Thelma Dahl
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1932
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Glass plate negative - Wagon crossing a stream bed, Victoria River district, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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1922
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Muriel McPhee's personalised greeting card

Muriel McPhee's personalised greeting card

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Greeting cards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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"COME AND ENJOY AN EVENING OF FIVE BEAUTIFUL AUDIO-VISUALS.....

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Leaflets
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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Olegas Truchanas
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1970
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Pair of Baivio black or brown leather ballet shoes

Pair of Baivio black or brown leather ballet shoes

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Ballet shoes
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Mrs Beth Dean-Carell
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1954
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Photograph of a street scene with one main road in the centre with many people walking on it or pulling carts

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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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Photograph of a building with a

Photograph of a building with a "Meaghers Furniture" sign

J B Young Ltd collection
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Photographs
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West Wyalong, New South Wales, Australia
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Hollow wooden smoking pipe, with remnants of adhesive both ends, and two holes drilled at one end

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Smoking pipes
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Bale hook used by Dutch immigrant dockside worker Harry Duyker, 1950-1960s

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 1
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Hooks
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Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Herman '. Duyker
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1954
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Glass plate negative - Mother and child, Sunday Island, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Emanuel Family collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lands & Surveys Department, Western Australia
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1901
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Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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J. Beagles & Co.
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1919
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Girl's fancy dress garment, hand-painted with cartoons and caricatures showing the work of the Heidelberg Unemployment Bureau

Girl's fancy dress garment, hand-painted with cartoons and c...

Patricia Worthington collection
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Fancy dress costumes
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Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Chalcraft
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1930
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Street scene featuring a camel, carrying a wooden container, led by a man