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Timber club with tapered head irregularly studded with nails, from Maroochydore, QLD

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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Queensland, Australia
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Incised boomerang with horizontal bands of interlocking zigzags and circles on arms, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Howard's republic stand

Howard's republic stand

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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'Queensland Aboriginals Tree Climbing', 8 November 1915

'Queensland Aboriginals Tree Climbing', 8 November 1915

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Rainforest shield - QLD

Rainforest shield - QLD

Horne-Bowie collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Two Trochidae Chrysostoma Paradoxum shells

Two Trochidae Chrysostoma Paradoxum shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Volutidae Amoria Maculata

Volutidae Amoria Maculata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum forma Diuturnum

Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum forma Diuturnum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Shield carved on anterior with central tree motif, animals and crest, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Rainforest shield, QLD

Rainforest shield, QLD

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Greetings from the Antipodes [image of Aboriginal woman wearing red spotted scarf]

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Girls from Queensland

Girls from Queensland

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Queensland, Australia
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No clear felling of rainforest for timber harvesting purposes taks place in Queensland state forests

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Janeene Wallwork collection
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Information sheets
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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Conidae Conus Chaldaeus

Conidae Conus Chaldaeus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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King Wally quits, 1991

King Wally quits, 1991

Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Daily Telegraph Mirror
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1991
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Shield carved with figurative scenes on sides and fleur de lei motifs along centre, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting group of white men, an Aboriginal woman and Aboriginal child in front of tent

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Strombidae Strombus Aratrum

Strombidae Strombus Aratrum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Letter from Rose Rasey to 'Dear Mr Westwood', 24 September 1939

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RG Bain collection
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Shanghai, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1939
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Poem - Hawke is my Shepherd...

Poem - Hawke is my Shepherd...

Janeene Wallwork collection
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Manuscripts
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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Flavelles Queensland Gems

Flavelles Queensland Gems

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Queen Alexandra
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1908
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Cartoon titled 'The Howard View'.

Cartoon titled 'The Howard View'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr David Messer
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2001
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Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum

Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1978
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Two Muricidae Haustellum Macgillivrayi shells

Two Muricidae Haustellum Macgillivrayi shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Model shield

Model shield

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting group of men with gold mining cradle

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Richard Daintree collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Painted boomerang featuring boomerang, kangaroo, snake, snail-like and mammal motifs, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Two Strombidae Strombus Gibberulus shells

Two Strombidae Strombus Gibberulus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Rectangular cream linen table centre with scalloped edges

Rectangular cream linen table centre with scalloped edges

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1963
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Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Country cricketers have improved

Country cricketers have improved

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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New South Wales, Australia
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Pamphlet titled 'The future of North Queensland is in your hands'

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Concerned Ladies Action Group collection no. 2
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Pamphlets
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1995
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Boomerang from Coopers Creek, central Queensland

Boomerang from Coopers Creek, central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Carved walking stick with fist-shaped handle and decorative bands on shaft, from Cherbourg

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Walking-sticks
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Queensland, Australia
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QSL card for VK4BB, Queensland, Australia

QSL card for VK4BB, Queensland, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Carved walking stick with fist-shaped handle and snake carved around shaft

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Walking-sticks
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Queensland, Australia
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Campfire, 2000

Campfire, 2000

Tony Albert collection
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Artworks
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Tony Albert
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2000
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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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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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L Bush
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Nothing up my sleeve...

Nothing up my sleeve...

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Lou Dargham
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Model boomerang

Model boomerang

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Boomerang from central Queensland

Boomerang from central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Boomerang carved with heart motif on apex and foliage motif along length, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Two Thaidinae Mancinella Mancinella shells

Two Thaidinae Mancinella Mancinella shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Child's green cotton apron with embroidery depicting Snow White amongst a group of animals including rabbits, a fawn and birds

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Aprons
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1948
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Cartoon titled 'A Contemporary Education'.

Cartoon titled 'A Contemporary Education'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr David Messer
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2001
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Grand prix strikers

Grand prix strikers

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and featuring embroidered playing card motifs

Table cloth and four serviettes, made from Irish linen and f...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1928
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Pro-forma letter addressed to UNESCO protesting the World Heritage Listing of areas in North Queensland

Pro-forma letter addressed to UNESCO protesting the World He...

Janeene Wallwork collection
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Letters
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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Booklet titled 'Save Our Future'

Booklet titled 'Save Our Future'

Concerned Ladies Action Group collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Queensland, Australia
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Forest Industries Campaign Association
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1995
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Country woman bat chosen

Country woman bat chosen

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Gospel According to John Howard

Gospel According to John Howard

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Volutidae Vountoconus Grossi (Rare)

Volutidae Vountoconus Grossi (Rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Queensland Rugby League cap, 1924

Queensland Rugby League cap, 1924

Vic Armbruster collection
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Caps
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Queensland, Australia
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Vic Armbruster
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1924
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Rainforests

Rainforests

Janeene Wallwork collection
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Instruction booklets
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Queensland, Australia
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Department of Forestry
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1987
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Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pink and green

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Semco Company
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1928
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Legislate for certainty

Legislate for certainty

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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