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Length of chestnut coloured horse hair from the horse

Length of chestnut coloured horse hair from the horse "Uncle...

Nanette Ward collection
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Pelt of a Thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger), which was shot in the Pieman River - Zeehan area of Tasmania in 1930

Pelt of a Thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger), which was shot in the...

Charles Selby Wilson collection
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Pieman River, Tasmania, Australia
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Charles S. Wilson
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1930
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Cowrie shell

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Cowrie shell

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Sculptural preform, a squared sample block of 'carraka' stone

Sculptural preform, a squared sample block of 'carraka' ston...

Keith Goddard collection
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Diamantina River, Queensland, Australia
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Kalboori Youngi
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1938
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Can of body lead

Can of body lead

Strongman collection
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GM Holden Ltd
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Soil sample from a 'sod' turned by the Prime Minister John Howard on the site of the National Museum of Australia and Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies on 1 October 1998

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Acton Peninsula Alliance collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon John W. Howard
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1998
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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1969
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Dried puffer fish

Dried puffer fish

Florence Gaby collection
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Hollow stemmed reed

Hollow stemmed reed

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Brown leather piece with stitching holes

Brown leather piece with stitching holes

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Red ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Small bundle of light coloured bark wrapped about with thinn...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kevin July, Kilipiautimi
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Sample - Shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Piece of hide

L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Length of bamboo with four sections

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Yellow ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Organic material

Margaret Coen collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Red ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Streets Creek, Queensland, Australia
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White ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Streets Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Beeswax

Claire Smith collection
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Length of bamboo with five sections

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Red ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Length of bamboo with ten and a half sections

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Fur sample

Fur sample

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Box and contents

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Roy Barker collection no. 2
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Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1999
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Three cylindrical granite drill core samples from Snowy Moun...

Snowy Scheme - Snowy Hydro collection
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Small bundle of thin strands of bark held together with thin...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Length of bamboo with five sections

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Sample - Pipeclay ball

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Cowrie shell

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Cowrie shell

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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