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Photograph of 'Hector Cat' at work

Photograph of 'Hector Cat' at work

Ian Yeaman collection
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Photographs
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1971
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Three women, an Asian woman, a Caucasian woman and an African woman

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Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Painting depicts a writhing snake

Painting depicts a writhing snake

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1967
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Yidaki painted by Narritijin Maymuru

Yidaki painted by Narritijin Maymuru

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Didjeridus
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1974
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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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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Metal scales with a cane basket, used by the Canberra Mothercraft Society to weigh babies

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Canberra Mothercraft Society collection
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Weighing instruments
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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J W Wedderburn & Sons
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1930
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The Animals that Noah Forgot...

The Animals that Noah Forgot...

Healesville Travel Poster collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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W M Houston, Government Printer, Melbourne
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1953
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People watching carriages being carried through the streets by men with poles

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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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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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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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The Fu River at Wuchow Apl 1917

The Fu River at Wuchow Apl 1917

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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Spear, Ernabella SA, mid 1950s

Spear, Ernabella SA, mid 1950s

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Spears
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1955
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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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Dolly clothes peg

Dolly clothes peg

Margaret Heap collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1950
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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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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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Out of ANZUS

Out of ANZUS

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty
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1951
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.20. Qualup Bell

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.20. Qualup Bell

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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The same group - taken in the sunshine. Mch 1920

The same group - taken in the sunshine. Mch 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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Mallet engine pushing the train up the Nankon Pass, Dec 1914

Mallet engine pushing the train up the Nankon Pass, Dec 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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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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Record player needle

Record player needle

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Styluses
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Southern central, Australia
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1903
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Painting on cardboard by David Gentian, Barunga NT - from the story 'The Legend of the Birds' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 60

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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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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Photograph of a view of a pagoda like structure on a stone wall

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Despatching cigarettes from Younnanfu per ox-cart to be loaded onto ponies

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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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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'The Anteater & The Turtle' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 54

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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1974
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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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Replica bottle doll swathed in blue and white fabric, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

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Eileen Morgan collection
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Dolls
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Poster-

Poster- "Alternative Die Gruner"

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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Child's drawing by Tila, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Tila, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tila
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1954
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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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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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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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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Just as I thought - it's flaking

Just as I thought - it's flaking

Geoff Hook collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1974
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Set of two children's glasses

Set of two children's 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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Glass plate negative - Bumerangi, an old Arrernte woman, suffering from senility and blindness, Bloods Creek, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Matters of her Heart

Matters of her Heart

Pamela Croft collection
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Artworks
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Keppel Sands, Queensland, Australia
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Pamela J. Croft
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1993
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Three pronged steel fork

Three pronged steel fork

Anne Girard collection
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Table forks
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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1900
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Ivy Lovric's name badge from Woolworths Hurstville 1950s

Ivy Lovric's name badge from Woolworths Hurstville 1950s

Ivy Lovric collection
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Identity badges
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Ivy Lovric
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1950
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Glass plate negative - Women and children at campsite, Darwin, 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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Child's drawing by Maiuya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Maiuya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maiuya
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1954
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Sepia toned photograph of a young man wearing a bow tie with a flower in his lapel

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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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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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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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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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Mayawara Minutjukur
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1954
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Sheer black mourning 'overdress' with ruffled bodice

Sheer black mourning 'overdress' with ruffled bodice

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Mourning dresses
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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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Morris Model FE Pye outside broadcast van used by ABC-TV Channel 2 ABN

Morris Model FE Pye outside broadcast van used by ABC-TV Cha...

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) collection no. 1
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Vans
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England
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British Motor Corporation - Morris
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1955
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A greeting from Sydney with all good wishes

A greeting from Sydney with all good wishes

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Greeting cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Conical toy basket

Conical toy basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Toys
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Kopanga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Waiguma
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1974
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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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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration