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Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Carved and mounted emu egg depicting the journey of Burke and Wills

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Peter Harris collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Lake Cargelligo, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter J. Harris
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1983
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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The Eighties Lending Spree

The Eighties Lending Spree

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1991
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Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary, 1938, used by Miss Lal McCay in Sydney and Western Victoria

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Penelope Nelson collection
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Dictionaries
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London, England
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Hitch & Marshall
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1938
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We want to be nucelar free

We want to be nucelar free

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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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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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Billy Cooley
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1982
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Pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Information sheet titled 'It's not world heritage. It's your heritage'

Information sheet titled 'It's not world heritage. It's your...

Concerned Ladies Action Group collection no. 2
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Information sheets
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Hon Geoff Muntz
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1995
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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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Carving knife

Carving knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Carving knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Part one of a silver belt buckle engraved with kangaroo motifs

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Terence Lane collection
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Belt buckles
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Unknown
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1989
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Seventh page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

Seventh page of documentary material relating to the Mills S...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Documents
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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Wooden wool depth measure, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

Wooden wool depth measure, used by professional shearer Coli...

Colin Davis collection
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Measuring instruments
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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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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Capparis lucida

Capparis lucida

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Hiroshima Never Again!'88

Hiroshima Never Again!'88

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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Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled trailer with a 1080 bait distribution cylinder

Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled tra...

Brian Coman collection
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Pest control equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Jock MacRae
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1980
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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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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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Possum costume

Possum costume

Cairns and Far North Queensland Environment Centre collection
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Costumes
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Jan Harris
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1980
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1989
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Club

Club

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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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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The Blue Mountains NSW Great Zig Zag

The Blue Mountains NSW Great Zig Zag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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White scarf with multi-coloured circular patterns and

White scarf with multi-coloured circular patterns and "PEACE...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Scarves
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Boothung and Mirrarng by Kevin Gilbert

Boothung and Mirrarng by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1969
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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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Acacia leiocalyx

Acacia leiocalyx

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Three black and white proof photographs of Fred Daly in different poses

Three black and white proof photographs of Fred Daly in diff...

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1980
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White pillowcase with cotton ties

White pillowcase with cotton ties

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Postcard featuring a photograph of a parade marching down the Main street of Lithgow.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Kitchen spoon

Kitchen spoon

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Spoons
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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No war toys

No war toys

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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T-shirts
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1989
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Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 and the hospitality industry of 1992

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Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Dendrobium discolor

Dendrobium discolor

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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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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Appeal letter for Disarmament Rally, Hobart

Appeal letter for Disarmament Rally, Hobart

Palm Sunday Committee collection
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Letters
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Palm Sunday Committee
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1989
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Circular red and gold badge

Circular red and gold badge

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Peace

Peace

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Kalka, South Australia, Australia
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Ngininka
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1982
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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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Australia wants to be nuclear free tea-towel

Australia wants to be nuclear free tea-towel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Poster

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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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Badge is red and black with peace symbol

Badge is red and black with peace symbol

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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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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Poster -

Poster - "Australians for Nuclear Disarmament"

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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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Reject heritage listing, If you close the mills who'll pay the bills

Reject heritage listing, If you close the mills who'll pay t...

Concerned Ladies Action Group collection no. 2
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Stickers
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1995
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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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1900
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Poster 'nuclear man the final mutation...?'

Poster 'nuclear man the final mutation...?'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Poster

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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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Wooden serviette ring set on a pewter stand which is shaped as a gum leaf

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Elizabeth Chess collection
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Serviette rings
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Western Australia, Australia
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1910
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C.I.C.D. Calendar

C.I.C.D. Calendar

Nicholas Abbey collection
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Calendars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Campaign for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1988
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Two beer mugs

Two beer mugs

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Mugs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1980
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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Crataeva religiosa Capparidaceae

Crataeva religiosa Capparidaceae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Crotalaria verrucosa

Crotalaria verrucosa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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