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Volutidae Alcithoe Hedleyi (rare)

Volutidae Alcithoe Hedleyi (rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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MV Tampa life jacket

MV Tampa life jacket

Wallenius Wilhelmsen MV Tampa collection
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Life jackets
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning.
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2001
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Sculpture titled 'The Dismissal - 20th Anniversary', featuring Gough Whitlam, John Kerr and Malcolm Fraser

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John Shakespeare collection no. 2
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1995
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Letter from Stephen White to his sons, 1862

Letter from Stephen White to his sons, 1862

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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New Zealand
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Stephen White
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1862
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Postcard featuring photograph of Castlereagh Street, Sydney, 9 September 1925

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1925
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Kerry Packer

Kerry Packer

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1983
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Extract of Stone

Extract of Stone

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Standing kangaroo figure, possibly made from ivory, with a joey in its pouch

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Terence Lane collection
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Poster - 'Patu, a film about the New Zealanders who mobilised to stop the 1981 Springboks Tour'

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Kerry Browning collection
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Cinema posters
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New Zealand
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South African 'Springboks' National Rugby Union Team
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1981
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T-shirt worn by Rob Croll as a member of the Australian Boomerang Team at the 1996 World Championships in New Zealand

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Robert Croll Boomerang Competition collection
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T-shirts
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New Zealand
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Rob Croll
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1996
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T-shirt with Maori text

T-shirt with Maori text

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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New Zealand
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Blanket shellfish basket [component of A Blanket Return]

Blanket shellfish basket [component of A Blanket Return]

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Julie Gough collection
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Sculptures
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Dr Julie Gough
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NZ PM Bolger says Republic Inevitable in New Zealand

NZ PM Bolger says Republic Inevitable in New Zealand

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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New Zealand
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Mr Alan Moir
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1998
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Christmas play

Christmas play

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bagu figure made by George Beeron, 2012

Bagu figure made by George Beeron, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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George Beeron
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2012
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Bagu figure made by Eileen Tep, 2011

Bagu figure made by Eileen Tep, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Eileen Tep
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2011
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Milmilngkan, lorrkon (painted hollow log) by John Mawurndjul, 2008

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John Mawurndjul collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Mawurndjul
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2008
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Half-size bronze profile of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, on a timber base

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Ellen Rogers collection
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Merrylands, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Thelma Dahl
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1932
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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Belle Karrika Davdison, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Belle K. Davidson
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2015
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Patinated bronze sculpture of a man riding a camel

Patinated bronze sculpture of a man riding a camel

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Keswick, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Australian National Railways Commission
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Vegemite Bar ANZAC t-shirt

Vegemite Bar ANZAC t-shirt

Brad West collection
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Turkey
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Mr Brad West
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1998
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Father's Love

Father's Love

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Len Maynard
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2002
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Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Cook

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Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Human figures
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Alpha Factory
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1845
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Vietnam Aid Appeal 1972

Vietnam Aid Appeal 1972

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Charity badges
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New Zealand
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1972
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Bagu figure made by Nina Andy, 2011

Bagu figure made by Nina Andy, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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2011
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Paul Keating

Paul Keating

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1983
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Bagu figure made by Emily Murray, 2012

Bagu figure made by Emily Murray, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Emily Murray
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2012
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Pair of dark blue-green canvas gaiters with velcro fastening

Pair of dark blue-green canvas gaiters with velcro fastening

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Gaiters
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New Zealand
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Hand-painted porcelain kangaroo with a bottle in its pouch, made to promote Guinness Stout in 1956

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Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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England, United Kingdom
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Wiltshaw & Robertson Ltd
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1956
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Tracksuit jacket worn by Rob Croll as a member of the Australian Boomerang Team at the 1996 World Championships in New Zealand

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Robert Croll Boomerang Competition collection
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Jackets
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New Zealand
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Rob Croll
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1996
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IN THE SHADE OF THE OLD APPLE TREE

IN THE SHADE OF THE OLD APPLE TREE

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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1906
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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Angilyiya Tjapiti Mitchelll and Sokaway Paula Lyons, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Sculptures
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Angilyiya T. Mitchell
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2015
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Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [second of a pair]

Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [second of a pair]

Terence Lane collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1935
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Wooden sculpture of a simplified bandicoot form

Wooden sculpture of a simplified bandicoot form

Dr Nancy Munn collection
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Areyonga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Barbara
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Crean Cream

Crean Cream

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Ghost net Butterfly Fish

Ghost net Butterfly Fish

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Sculptures
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Emma Gela
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2014
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Red basket in glass by Jenni Kemarre Martinello

Red basket in glass by Jenni Kemarre Martinello

Jenni Kemarre Martiniello collection
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Sculptures
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Kingston, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Jenni K. Martiniello
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2012
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Postcard with photograph captioned Harbour Bridge Sydney showing [HMAS] Anzac

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Anawari Inpiti Mitchell and Nora Nginana Davidson, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Anawari I. Mitchell
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2015
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Book titled 'A Short Account of the Character and Labours of The Rev Samuel Marsden'

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Samuel Marsden collection
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Biographies
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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B Isaacs
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1844
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Finalists in the women's 100 metre freestyle at the 1920 Olympics at Antwerp, Belgium

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Miss Ethelda Bleibtrey
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1920
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Ceramic kangaroo figure with a large triangular body and a small head

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Terence Lane collection
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Yilkaringkatjanyayi Pitja (Has the Plane Come?) by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

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Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Dianne U. Golding
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2011
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Bagu figure made by Sandra Escott, 2012

Bagu figure made by Sandra Escott, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Sandra Escott
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2012
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gulidja Durilla
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1992
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Jack of Cape Grim

Jack of Cape Grim

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Sculptures
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Tasmania, Australia
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Len Maynard
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1997
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Benny Zable - What in the World  is Happening?

Benny Zable - What in the World is Happening?

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1985
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Ghost net Dinghy named the 'Loyalty' with Outboard Motor and accessories

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Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Ellarose Savage
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2014
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Nifty Perfume

Nifty Perfume

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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White ceramic sculptural bust - Royal Visit 1970

White ceramic sculptural bust - Royal Visit 1970

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1970
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Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [one of a pair]

Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [one of a pair]

Terence Lane collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1935
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Jennifer Nginana Mitchelll and Belle Karrika Davidson, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Jennifer Mitchell
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2015
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White stone sculpture on a matching plinth, depicting a man and woman in classical dress in a pose of terror at a pot of snakes

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Jennifer Naputja Connelly, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Jennifer N. Connelly
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2015
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Mount Cook, Southern Alps, New Zealand, 25 February 1912

Mount Cook, Southern Alps, New Zealand, 25 February 1912

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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New Zealand
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1912
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Bagu figure made by Debra Murray, 2011

Bagu figure made by Debra Murray, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Debra Murray
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2011
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'Joh's Run', also titled 'Pumpkin Scone Recipe'

'Joh's Run', also titled 'Pumpkin Scone Recipe'

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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Bagu figure made by John Murray and Ninney Murray, 2010

Bagu figure made by John Murray and Ninney Murray, 2010

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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John Murray
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2010
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Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Wallenius Wilhelmsen MV Tampa collection
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Lifebuoys
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning.
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2001
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Diamond Lake, New Zealand

Diamond Lake, New Zealand

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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New Zealand
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John M. Cantle
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