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Pair of metal spurs with black leather straps

Pair of metal spurs with black leather straps

Colledge Family collection
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Spurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Painting depicts 8 lizards

Painting depicts 8 lizards

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lardjanga
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1967
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Djambarrpuyngu Mortuary Rites.

Djambarrpuyngu Mortuary Rites.

Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Binyinyiwuy
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Handwritten letter from Alice Summers to Elsie Deane, 26 March 1937

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Elsie Deane collection
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Letters
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South Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Alice Summers
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1937
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Buzacott Cyanogas Dust Blower Rabbit Fumigator Pump

Buzacott Cyanogas Dust Blower Rabbit Fumigator Pump

Cregan Family collection
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Pest control equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Buzacott & Co Ltd
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1920
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Land Kangaroo

Land Kangaroo

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Namerredge
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Badge 'Out Lyons - Elect Labor'

Badge 'Out Lyons - Elect Labor'

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 7
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Political badges
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Australian Labor Party
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1931
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Hooked boomerang attributed to South Australia, 1930's by collector

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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South Australia, Australia
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1930
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Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Metal peg - prison cell fixture

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Building materials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru

Untitled, by Narritjin Maymuru

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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Scorecard, North v Australia, Liverpool CC June 19, 21 1937

Scorecard, North v Australia, Liverpool CC June 19, 21 1937

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Scorecards
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England, United Kingdom
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Sue Summers
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1937
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The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

The Opium Smugglers: A True Story of Our Northern Seas

Philip MacFarlane collection
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ion L. Idriess
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1948
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Brown leather suitcase with 'W.H.E.' (Walter Herbert Eddison) impressed in black in the centre of the lid

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Marion Douglas and Pamela Yonge collection
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Suitcases
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Walter H. Eddison
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1913
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Child's walking trainer

Child's walking trainer

Ruth Lynch collection
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Walking aids
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United States of America
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1932
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Bark painting 'Ngaldjorlboh of the

Bark painting 'Ngaldjorlboh of the "Early Dreamtime" ' by Bo...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1974
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The Totem Place of the Shark, Bangudja

The Totem Place of the Shark, Bangudja

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mouta
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1948
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Bark painting depicting a dilly bag fish trap made by the Wawilak sisters by Dawidi Djuwarak, Milingimbi, 1966

Bark painting depicting a dilly bag fish trap made by the Wa...

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dawidi
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1966
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Firestick attributed to Lake Tyres, 1930s

Firestick attributed to Lake Tyres, 1930s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Firesticks
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1930
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'Wakwak/Dhatum/Dirrpu/Dherran/Nindan', bark painting, native plant species

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Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2013
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Bark painting featuring the Australian coat of arms by Narritjin Maymuru, about 1963

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Irene Davidson collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1963
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Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1930

Black leather bound scrapbook, Vol 1, 1930

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Scrapbooks
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Saxony, England
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Durrants, London
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1930
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Bark painting depicting sacred waterhole at Bilipinya by Wandjuk Marika, Yirrkala, 1966

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wandjuk Marika
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1966
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Two white linen pillow shams

Two white linen pillow shams

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillow shams
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1910
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a man and woman and karrbarda, the long yam (Diascorea transversa), circa 1970

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1937
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Pokerwork goanna

Pokerwork goanna

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Agricultural Bureau of South Australia Exhibition of Women's Handicrafts First Prize, 1937 awarded to Miss Huppatz

Agricultural Bureau of South Australia Exhibition of Women's...

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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South Australia, Australia
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Agricultural Bureau of South Australia
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1937
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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Sliding bevel

Sliding bevel

John Docker collection
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Bevels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting crocodile and four fish

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Claw hammer

Claw hammer

John Docker collection
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Hammers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Wooden scribe made from wood with a steel screw holding the pieces together

Wooden scribe made from wood with a steel screw holding the ...

George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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George VI Coronation Medal 1937 to Dame Pattie Menzies

George VI Coronation Medal 1937 to Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Medals
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England
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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1936
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Painting depicts two crocodiles

Painting depicts two crocodiles

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Menu Card, House of Commons lunch

Menu Card, House of Commons lunch

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Menus
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England, United Kingdom
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Sue Summers
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1937
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Manarrngu Mokuy.

Manarrngu Mokuy.

Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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Folding knife blade

Folding knife blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Knife blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Painting depcits a kangaroo in the X-ray

Painting depcits a kangaroo in the X-ray

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Yiwun Y. Maduwarr
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Possum by Maymirri 2

Possum by Maymirri 2

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maymirrirr Maymuru
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1985
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Bark painting depicting two people walking over a landscape

Bark painting depicting two people walking over a landscape

Air Commodore W Bolitho collection
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Muraina's Quarrel with Gandji, the Jabilai Man and Wurrban, the Emu Woman.

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tom Djawa
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting snake, by Wuyulwuy

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wuyulwuy Wanambi
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1974
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The Manangii Miwal finds the Sugarbag Dreaming  (wild honey).

The Manangii Miwal finds the Sugarbag Dreaming (wild honey)...

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djarrabuli
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Invitation card to Miss Hudson from the Mayer of Basingstoke

Invitation card to Miss Hudson from the Mayer of Basingstoke

Amy Hudson collection
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Invitations
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Basingstroke, England
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1937
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting a crocodile, fish, turtles and rays, by Djuwali

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mururruma's Spirit Seen after Death.

Mururruma's Spirit Seen after Death.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Matamar
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'Galayarr' on Rakay', bark painting, native species

'Galayarr' on Rakay', bark painting, native species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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Bench axe with a steel head branded

Bench axe with a steel head branded "Plumb", and a timber ha...

John Docker collection
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Axes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Cane grocery basket used at a J B Youngs store in Canberra until 1965

Cane grocery basket used at a J B Youngs store in Canberra u...

Peter Duff collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Youngs Pty Ltd
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1920
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Shield

Shield

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Shields
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Bark painting titled Djalambu Emu Dance by Djawa, Milingimbi, Northern Territory

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tom Djawa
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1963
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Frawleys chocolate tin

Frawleys chocolate tin

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 23
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Chocolate boxes
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Samuel Calvert
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1865
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'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the centenary of the Federation of Australia in 2001

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Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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Marking gauge

Marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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