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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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1982
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Hewson and Kennett

Hewson and Kennett

Geoff Pryor collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1992
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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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Plastic sleeve

Plastic sleeve

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Covers
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Kevin Levi
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1992
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Cartoon of Ros Kelly on a roller press machine

Cartoon of Ros Kelly on a roller press machine

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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1993 calendar featuring artworks by Year 9 Art Students at Thursday Island High School

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Calendars
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island High School
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1992
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Pandanus spiralis

Pandanus spiralis

Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Botanical specimens
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Demirya Amagula
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1992
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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

Child's drawing

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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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 Nathan Mills

Child's drawing - by Nathan Mills

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Nathan Mills
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1992
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Vietnam

Vietnam

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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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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Sharpening stone for shears, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

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Colin Davis collection
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Sharpening stones
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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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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Squatters' Thesaurus'

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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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You Scratch My Back

You Scratch My Back

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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1988
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Seventh page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

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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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Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

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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Typed and blue stencilled document titled SZEW POLISKIEJ MISII WOJSKOWEJ, PAN PPTK.DYPL.I.ILINSKI, FRANKFURT

Typed and blue stencilled document titled SZEW POLISKIEJ MIS...

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1946
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Handwritten document in German

Handwritten document in German

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1946
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Ammunition box used by Polish migrant Mr Lukas in Italy, England, Argentina and Australia, 1943-1988

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Stanislaw Lukas collection
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Storage boxes
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Italy
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Mr Stanislaw '. Lukas
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1943
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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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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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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Republic of Australia

Republic of Australia

Robert Darby collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Paul J. Keating
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1996
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Sixth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

Sixth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sis...

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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Cat sculpture (Ngaya)

Cat sculpture (Ngaya)

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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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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National Print award for Case Bound Books, 1992

National Print award for Case Bound Books, 1992

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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1992
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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I Am A Woman For Peace

I Am A Woman For Peace

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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Souvenir wall decoration

Souvenir wall decoration

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Jacob Mankin
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1992
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Pair of ornamental shell and seed earrings

Pair of ornamental shell and seed earrings

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Earrings
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Moa Island, St Paul's, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Fred Pilot
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1992
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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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Make the Pacific nuclear free

Make the Pacific nuclear free

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Postcards
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South Pacific,
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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
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1960
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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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Digging stick

Digging stick

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Digging sticks
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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Pair of black and brown wooden bird sculptures covered with pyrographic designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Nowitja
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1982
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Ebony comb

Ebony comb

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Combs
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Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
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David Tabua
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1992
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Hand-turned wooden dish with incised pokerwork decoration, and red and green painted detail

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Polonez Song and Dance Ensemble collection
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Dishes
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Poland
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Polonez Song and Dance Ensemble
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Wall decoration

Wall decoration

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Wall hangings
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Helen Mabo
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1992
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Decalogue in Double Voice'

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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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A quiet day with Mother tea-towel

A quiet day with Mother tea-towel

Union of Australian Women collection
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Tea-towels
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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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Art of the Time greeting card

Art of the Time greeting card

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Cards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Kevin Levi
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1992
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Roughly translated its Koori for

Roughly translated its Koori for "Get Reconciliated!"

Geoff Pryor collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1992
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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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Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Stylised image of a woman with a dove

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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Shell and seed necklace

Shell and seed necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Necklaces
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Moa Island, St Paul's, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Fred Pilot
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1992
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Eaglemen Legend by Kevin Gilbert

Eaglemen Legend by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1965
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Fiji Football Association 60th Anniversary medallion

Fiji Football Association 60th Anniversary medallion

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Medallions
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Fiji
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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1938
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People of Nuclear Disarmament

People of Nuclear Disarmament

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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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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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Two Letters'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Two Letters'

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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Typed list with lead pencil markings

Typed list with lead pencil markings

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Lists
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Poland
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Certificate

Certificate

EJ Tomaszewski collection
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Certificates
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London, England
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Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in London
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1942
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Receipt titled 'Quittung', Wilhelm Haab

Receipt titled 'Quittung', Wilhelm Haab

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Receipts
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Poland
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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plastic bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Typed purple stencilled document

Typed purple stencilled document

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1947
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Cartoon of Bob Hogg and Andrew Robb

Cartoon of Bob Hogg and Andrew Robb

Ward O'Neill collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1992
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Australian against the Billabomb

Australian against the Billabomb

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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