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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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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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Shifting spanner

Shifting spanner

Phillip Porta collection
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Wrenches
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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A River gun boat anchored off Shameen - Canton. Oct 1921

A River gun boat anchored off Shameen - Canton. Oct 1921

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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Tjikalayi
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1954
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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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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Shell pendant necklace

Shell pendant necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Necklaces
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1972
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Part view of a bridge built of stone at Anhar near Amoy

Part view of a bridge built of stone at Anhar near Amoy

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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Child's drawing by Angkuna Graham, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Angkuna Graham, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkuna
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1974
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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plastic bags
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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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Women's International Democratic Federation 8th Congress medallion

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Medallions
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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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Equal Pay Year 1986

Equal Pay Year 1986

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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Glass plate negative - Fort Hill, Darwin Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905 or 1911

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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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1905
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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Minton
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1927
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View across a flat grassy area to a row of buildings

View across a flat grassy area to a row of buildings

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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Letter and memo to Mrs Scates from Ian Smith

Letter and memo to Mrs Scates from Ian Smith

Robert Scates collection
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Letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hon Ian W. Smith
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1972
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Instruction manual for the National Class 31 series accounting machine

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Superannuation Fund Investment Trust collection
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Manuals
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Scotland
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National Cash Register Company
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1964
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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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Glass plate negative - Jim, the Chinese gardener, Durham Downs station, Queensland, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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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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1919
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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Sam Manggudja Garnarradj
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1974
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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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Small brown vinyl suticase used to transport the late-Pleistocene Mungo cremation to Canberra by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Suitcases
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Lake Mungo, New South Wales, Australia
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1925
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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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Spindle wound with human hair string

Spindle wound with human hair string

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Spindles
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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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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Poster -

Poster - "Who Controls the Keys? Who Punches Them?"

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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Chinese soldiers on the march through the streets of Kalgan Feb 1915

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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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Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Wooden highchair with white leather harness

Doris Nash collection
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Highchairs
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Iram Nash
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1875
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Netball by Joyce Brown

Netball by Joyce Brown

History of Netball - Joyce Brown collection
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Books
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Joyce Brown
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1966
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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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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1840
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The burning of opium at Kalgan 16.6.1914

The burning of opium at Kalgan 16.6.1914

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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Stop Uranium Mining

Stop Uranium Mining

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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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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Watulya
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1954
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Depth gauge

Depth gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Black and white promotional photograph of Uncle George of 2GB

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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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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Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Pink copy of letter to Mr W Morrow from Mr M Edwards, 3 November 1955

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Maurice Edwards collection
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Letters
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Mr Maurice Edwards
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1955
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Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Watercolour painting of landscape, by Herbert Raberaba, 1972

Watercolour painting of landscape, by Herbert Raberaba, 1972

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Herbert Raberaba
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1967
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Wooden decorated club, paddle shaped

Wooden decorated club, paddle shaped

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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The Helsinki Assembly Ensures Peace

The Helsinki Assembly Ensures Peace

Maurice Edwards collection
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Pamphlets
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Helsinki, Finland
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Frank K. Nieass
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1955
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Resin sample

Resin sample

The Australian Scene collection no. 4
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Samples
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Typeface for the letter 'T'

Typeface for the letter 'T'

Les Robertson collection
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Type pieces
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Booklet titled 'Episodes - A Glimpse of Australia-Japan Relations 1859-1979'

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Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Japan
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1859
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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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Wolseley-Lister mechanical shearing handpiece used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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The Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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1910
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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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The New Zealand Fur Seal, Arctocephlus Forsteri (Lesson) at Macquarie Island 1949-1964

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Magazine clippings
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Macquarie Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1965
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Album containing 97 menus, 20 seating plans and 47 photographs from Parliament House dining rooms...