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Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled trailer with a 1080 bait distribution cylinder

Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled tra...

Brian Coman collection
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Pest control equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Jock MacRae
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1980
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Club

Club

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Clubs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Containers
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Long cylindrical basket grass woven eel trap

Long cylindrical basket grass woven eel trap

Patrick Bellamy collection
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Eel traps
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Patrick Bellamy
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1993
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Collage 'Ancestral Kitchen' depicts Aboriginal activity and occupation at Killiecrankie on Flinders Island

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Verna Nichols collection
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Collages
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Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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1993
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Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Baskets
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Poster promoting a peace march in 1986 for the international year of peace.

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Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Drawing depicting a reef near Waraber (Sue Island), Torres Strait, by Tessie Peteri

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Tessie Peteri
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1992
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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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Bookmaker's bag belonging to Jim McMahon

Bookmaker's bag belonging to Jim McMahon

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Brian Coman collection
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Rabbit traps
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United States of America
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Dr Brian J. Coman
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1983
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Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietnam War

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Finger rings
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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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Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a protected Aboriginal burial ground

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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Signs
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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Yacca walking-stick

Yacca walking-stick

C Warren Bonython collection
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Walking-sticks
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South Australia, Australia
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Charles W. Bonython
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1947
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Eddie Marbo, by C B Robinson.

Eddie Marbo, by C B Robinson.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Replicas
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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C B. Robinson
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1993
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1993
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Akubra brand broad-brimmed fur felt hat worn by anthropologist by Dr Peter Sutton when he was doing fieldwork

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Peter Sutton collection no. 2
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Hats
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Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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1980
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Australian Netball Team golden yellow polyester uniform skirt, worn by Liz Ellis on her debut in 1993

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History of Netball - Liz Ellis collection
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Skirts
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Mrs Liz Ellis
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1993
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Poster for the 4th Annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sports Awards, Melbourne 3 November 1993

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Lorraine Coutts collection
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Event posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Neil 'Nicky' E. Winmar
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1993
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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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Origin of Murray Darling II

Origin of Murray Darling II

Vincent Serico collection
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Paintings
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Vincent Serico
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1992
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Mixed media construction or installation titled 'Anybank'

Mixed media construction or installation titled 'Anybank'

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1993
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Betting board

Betting board

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1900
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'Willy Wagtail and Hailstone Dreamings', painted by Pansy Napangarti, 1996

'Willy Wagtail and Hailstone Dreamings', painted by Pansy Na...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Pansy Napangarti
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1981
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Sipau Audi Gibuma Headdress collection
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Headdresses
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Boigu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sipau Audi Gibuma
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1990
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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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Kerry Packer

Kerry Packer

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1983
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Message stick

Message stick

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Message sticks
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Message stick

Message stick

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Poster - "For a Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific''

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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Five-horse power Lundell brand electric motor, used at the C...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Motors
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United States of America
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Sprague Electric Co
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1890
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Railway pendulum wall clock

Railway pendulum wall clock

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wall clocks
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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J M Wendt, Adelaide and Mount Gambier
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1887
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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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XIth World Festival of Youth and Students

Union of Australian Women collection
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Pennants
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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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19 photographs of various of U.A.W activities - Book 6

Union of Australian Women collection
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Photographs
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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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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Varnished cedar balloon-backed chair, made for the Postmaste...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Chairs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1873
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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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First panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', created to commemorate the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

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ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Embroidered pictures
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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2000
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Warnampi Kutjarra (Water Snake Story)

Warnampi Kutjarra (Water Snake Story)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Australia
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Queenie Simms
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1993
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her hu...

Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Palm Sunday March 19th Disarm the Seas

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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Poster 'FMLN UNIDOS PARA COMBATIR'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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El Salvador
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Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front
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1980
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1993
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Boomerangs
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Roxby Downs - the uranium you're mining when you're not mini...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Roxby Downs, South Australia, Australia
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Coalition for a Nuclear Free Australia
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1987
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Nuclear Free Zone Australia

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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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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I Support Aboriginal Land Rights

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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UAW. Union of Aust. Women

Union of Australian Women collection
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Union 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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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Oodnadatta Bronco Branding, 7 August 1993

Oodnadatta Bronco Branding, 7 August 1993

Bill Prior collection
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Event posters
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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1993
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Bai Bai Sam or Warrior's headband worn by Danny Ghee

Bai Bai Sam or Warrior's headband worn by Danny Ghee

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Headbands
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Murray Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1993
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