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Dangerous hijacker

Dangerous hijacker

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1997
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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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Sculptures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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Two Terebridae Terebra Undulata shells

Two Terebridae Terebra Undulata 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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Tropical Rainforests Conservation and Production - Northern Rainforest Management Agency (NORMA)

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Janeene Wallwork collection
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Booklets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Northern Rainforest Management Agency
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1987
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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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QSL card for VK4-QSL

QSL card for VK4-QSL

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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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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Oops - Code of conduct

Oops - Code of conduct

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1997
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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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Water bottle used by explorer Robert O'Hara Burke on his 1860-1861 expedition to the Gulf of Carpentaria

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Robert O'Hara Burke collection
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Water containers
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Victoria, Australia
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Robert O. Burke
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1860
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Wooden case for microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Cases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Make the most of this it may be the last piece of veneer you see

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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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Cartoon of Russell Hinze, Queensland Minister for Local Government and Main Roads, and Racing

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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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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Cymatiidae Cymatium Caudatum

Cymatiidae Cymatium Caudatum

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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T-shirt tiled 'World Heritage a Burden Too Great for this Nation'

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Janeene Wallwork collection
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T-shirts
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Queensland, Australia
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Loretta Young
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1987
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Cartoon of Sir Joh Bjelke Peterson leading soldiers on hoseback through deep snow

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Embroidered panels
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1932
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Aboriginal, Queensland

Aboriginal, Queensland

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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Photographic glass plate positive depicting seven men outside small slab and bark building

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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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Cartoon of Premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as a rhinoceros

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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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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Poem - Hawke is my Shepherd...

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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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Crown Hotel, Forest Hill, 28 February 1906

Crown Hotel, Forest Hill, 28 February 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1906
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Cartoon of Premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as a rhinoceros

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Model wooden club with a large pineapple head

Model wooden club with a large pineapple head

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 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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Australian Aboriginal Full war paint

Australian Aboriginal Full war paint

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Queensland Government
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Regenerated Logged, 1977

Regenerated Logged, 1977

Janeene Wallwork collection
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Photographic postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting bullock team

Photographic glass plate positive depicting bullock team

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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Knitting Patterns for Soldiers

Knitting Patterns for Soldiers

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Knitting patterns
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Queensland, Australia
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Australian Comforts Fund
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1914
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Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk to give it some bulk

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1941
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Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Jug covers
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1942
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Volutidae Relegamoria Molleri

Volutidae Relegamoria Molleri

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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Model wooden club with a bulbous pointed head

Model wooden club with a bulbous pointed head

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 eight men and a dog at campfire

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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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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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Tuckerbox used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he travelled on work as an officer bearer of FCAATSI, 1950s-1960s

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Joe McGinness collection
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Food storage containers
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Queensland, Australia
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Joe McGinness
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1960
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Timber club with tapered head studded with rows of nails, from  QLD

Timber club with tapered head studded with rows of nails, fr...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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Queensland, Australia
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Volutidae Ternivoluta Studeri

Volutidae Ternivoluta Studeri

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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Survive to Live: an analysis of survival and its relationship with Northern Australia

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Les Hiddins collection
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Theses
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Queensland, Australia
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Major Les Hiddins
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1980
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Mt Morgan Gold and Copper Mine, Central QLD No. 76

Mt Morgan Gold and Copper Mine, Central QLD No. 76

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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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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Volutidae Cymbiolacca Wisemani

Volutidae Cymbiolacca Wisemani

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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1965
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Pro-forma letter addressed to UNESCO protesting the World Heritage Listing of areas in North Queensland

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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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Photographic glass plate positive depicting three men working in gully with prospector's cradle

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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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Boomerang with pointed ends and incised with alternating concentric circle design, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Banks

Banks

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Rod Emmerson
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1997
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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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Photographic glass plate positive depicting three men working in gully with prospector's cradle

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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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Two Turbinidae Turbo Militaris shells

Two Turbinidae Turbo Militaris 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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1972
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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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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

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Valerie Jones collection
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Microscopes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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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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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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Volutidae Ericusa Sericata

Volutidae Ericusa Sericata

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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Incised boomerang featuring bull, horse, dingo and emu, QLD

Incised boomerang featuring bull, horse, dingo and emu, QLD

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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Volutidae Cymbiolacca Complexa

Volutidae Cymbiolacca Complexa

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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Photographic glass plate positive depicting small township of slab buildings amongst trees

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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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