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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Black and white photograph of a military tent camp and the camp kitchen with five military personnel

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Iris Nugget
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Letter of congratulations from I. A. Nowland to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Thompson Family collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Riding Gypsy mustering cattle

Riding Gypsy mustering cattle

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Mount Denison, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jessica Martin
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1998
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'Snake Dreaming at Naruingya', by Yumpuluru Tjungurrayi, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Warra Wea, Western Desert, Australia
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Yumpuluru Tjungurrayi
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1976
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Raymond
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'Subject No.1 - Aborigines' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mark
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stanley Gallacher
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Tourist guide map of Canberra

Tourist guide map of Canberra

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Travel pamphlets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Kangaroo Club
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1935
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Killer Sponge

Killer Sponge

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1999
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Teddy Farquarhson
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Annie Johnson
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Glass plate negative - Women carrying wood supply. Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Joseph
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Cartoon of Labor Minister for Foreign Affairs, Bill Hayden, building a Trojan horse

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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Painting titled 'Tingari Story', by Dinny Campbell Tjampitjinpa

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dinny Campbell Tjampitjinpa
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'J.B. Gribble Missionary'

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Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Fibre grass mat

Fibre grass mat

R Tjambulu and E Maranini collection
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Mats
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eva Maranini
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1987
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'Subject No.9 - Prime Ministers' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1988
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Cartoon depicting Pope John Paul II

Cartoon depicting Pope John Paul II

John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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1986
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Child's drawing by Jennifer

Child's drawing by Jennifer

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jennifer
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Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Vest Pocket Manual of Printing

Les Robertson collection
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Technical manuals
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Inland Printer Co
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1920
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Registration of trademark

Registration of trademark

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Certificates
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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Certificate of Honour awarded by the Commonwealth of Australia to Lesley Robertson for Services Rendered in Connection with the Sale of War Savings Certificates, 1919

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Les Robertson collection
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Certificates of appreciation
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1919
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Entree card for admission to The Forecourt for the Opening Ceremony of Parliament House, Canberra, Monday, 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ned Wilson
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Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Poster titled 'Think Globally. Act Locally...'

Poster titled 'Think Globally. Act Locally...'

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1984
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1913 Delaunay-Belleville Tourer

1913 Delaunay-Belleville Tourer

Green's Motorcade Museum collection
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Motor cars
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Delaunay-Belleville
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1913
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The Forests Need Your Help

The Forests Need Your Help

Wilderness Society (A.C.T. Branch) Forests Campaign collection
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Leaflets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Wilderness Society
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1988
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Cane grocery basket used at a J B Youngs store in Canberra until 1965

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Peter Duff collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Youngs Pty Ltd
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1920
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Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Daisy Leura Nakamara, 1980

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Daisy L. Nakamara
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1980
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Transparency with print design, Tjanpi Purunypa, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Transparencies
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1997
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Transparency with print design, Flowers, by Nyuwara Tapaya

Transparency with print design, Flowers, by Nyuwara Tapaya

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kunmanara Tapaya
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1997
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Yellow ochre belonging to Paul House (Ngambri)

Yellow ochre belonging to Paul House (Ngambri)

Paul House collection no.2
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Ochre specimens
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Jimmy James'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Jimmy James'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Untitled drawing

Untitled drawing

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Yambah, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stacey Gorey
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1998
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nancy Shilling
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Stop AIDEX 91, Stop the War Machine

Stop AIDEX 91, Stop the War Machine

Protest Against AIDEX '91 collection
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Stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Desiko Pty Ltd
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1991
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Souvenir Project Book 'Australia's Bicentenary 1788-1988', which is designed to store bicentennial milk cartons

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Commemorative books
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Carving of a lizard

Carving of a lizard

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Wood carvings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pauline Connelly
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1987
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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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Watercolour painting of Kingston, Canberra, 1930

Watercolour painting of Kingston, Canberra, 1930

Muriel Kelly collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Beth Klinge
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1930
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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L Walker
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirara College, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
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Teddy Janima Farquahson
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Bush Berry by Jaxon Gittins

Bush Berry by Jaxon Gittins

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jaxon Gittins
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alan Dickson
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Solarplate print, Ngayuku Walka Muni Kilipi Tjuta, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1997
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The Hon Robert Tickner MP...Rebutting the Myths Some facts about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs

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Terry Fox collection
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Booklets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Robert E. Tickner
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1992
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Unfinished mulga wood spearthrower 'miru', carved at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Metal rule

Metal 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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stanley Gallacher
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirara College
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Press pass for Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1977

Press pass for Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1977

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1977
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alice Springs High School
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Watercolour painting titled 'Molonglo Canberra', Beth Klinge, 1931

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Muriel Kelly collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Beth Klinge
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1931
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