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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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Potato masher

Potato masher

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Potato mashers
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Possum costume

Possum costume

Cairns and Far North Queensland Environment Centre collection
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Costumes
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Jan Harris
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1980
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Tea cosy

Tea cosy

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Tea-cosies
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1950
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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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IYY [International Year of Youth]

IYY [International Year of Youth]

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative 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

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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Poster

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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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Poster

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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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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Bamboo hybrid stringed musical instrument called a 'dan tre', an original creation by Vietnamese refugee Minh Tam Nguyen

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Minh Nguyen collection
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Musical instruments
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Philippines
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Mr Minh Tam Nguyen
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1982
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Poster

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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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Poster -

Poster - "African National Congress"

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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Bring the frigates home

Bring the frigates home

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Royal Australian Navy
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1981
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly seated on a floral couch with his arms crossed, 1980s

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1980
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Sticker

Sticker

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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International Women's' Year 1975

International Women's' Year 1975

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative 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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Lend A Hand For Peace  - Australian Peace Committee

Lend A Hand For Peace - Australian Peace Committee

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Fourth page of documentary material relating to the Mill Sisters

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled trailer with a 1080 bait distribution cylinder

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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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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

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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Poster-

Poster- "Australian Race Against Time for Africa"

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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A.N.C. Struggle for Liberation

A.N.C. Struggle for Liberation

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Mouse sculpture

Mouse sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Pair of brown cotton stockings

Pair of brown cotton stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Peace on Earth

Peace on Earth

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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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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I Support Aboriginal Land Rights

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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Poster

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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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Fifth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Documents
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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Poster

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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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A quiet day with Mother tea-towel

A quiet day with Mother tea-towel

Union of Australian Women collection
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Tea-towels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster

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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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Badge titled 'No Troops for Sinai'

Badge titled 'No Troops for Sinai'

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Political badges
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Sinai, Egypt
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1982
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International Women's Day March 8

International Women's Day March 8

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative 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

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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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Poster

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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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'it will be a great day when our schools get all the money they need and the air force has to hold a cake stall to buy a bomber'

'it will be a great day when our schools get all the money t...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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Royal Australian Air Force
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1981
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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'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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Equal Pay Year 1986

Equal Pay Year 1986

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

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Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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Poster

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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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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Page two of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Documents
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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The Eighties Lending Spree

The Eighties Lending Spree

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1991
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Poster

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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Pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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We want to be nuclear free

We want to be nuclear free

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Erythrina vespertilio

Erythrina vespertilio

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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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 (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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Crotalaria verrucosa

Crotalaria verrucosa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Endeavour River, Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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You Can't Hug Children with Nuclear Arms

You Can't Hug Children with Nuclear Arms

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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Australia, Our Aborginal Heritage tea-towel

Australia, Our Aborginal Heritage tea-towel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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UAW. Union of Aust. Women

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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People of Nuclear Disarmament Illawarra

People of Nuclear Disarmament Illawarra

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Junior Eureka League

Junior Eureka League

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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Part one of a silver belt buckle engraved with kangaroo motifs

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Terence Lane collection
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Belt buckles
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Unknown
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1989
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Poster

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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Department of the Parliamentary Library Information Storage and Retrieval System A guide through the Mabo maze

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Terry Fox collection
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Government records
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1993
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