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British Columbia Netball Clinic

British Columbia Netball Clinic

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Leaflets
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Cypraeidae Cyraea Walkeri Contineus

Cypraeidae Cyraea Walkeri Contineus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Necklaces
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Young duck to sell

Young duck to sell

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing by Barbara, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Barbara, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Barbara
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1954
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Dinner fork used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

Dinner fork used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

D J Mulvaney collection
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Dinner forks
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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Photocopy of a press clipping titled 'Sydney Catholics urged to attend religious gathering in Canberra'

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National Gathering of Christians collection
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Press clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Catholic Weekly
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1988
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Child's drawing - the trucks carrying bauxite to the crusher by Moyamuya Mununggurr

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nhulunbuy, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Moyamuya Mununggurr
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Part of shell necklet

Part of shell necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Neckpieces
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Boomerang decorated with pokerwork foliage, kangaroo, emu and two birds, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bottle gathered from Hollywood Mission by Eric Bell

Bottle gathered from Hollywood Mission by Eric Bell

Eric Bell collection no. 2
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Eric Bell
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1934
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Fitzroy Falls, Bowral N.S.W

Fitzroy Falls, Bowral N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fiztroy Falls, Fitzroy Falls, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Small shell bracelet made from maireener shells, white cockles and black crows

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Bracelets
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Tasmania, Australia
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Lola Greeno
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NSW Welcomes President Johnson

NSW Welcomes President Johnson

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 10
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Political badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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President Lyndon B. Johnson
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1966
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Letter from Stephen White to his sons, 1862

Letter from Stephen White to his sons, 1862

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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Letters
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New Zealand
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Stephen White
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1862
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Chinese Immigration despatch, Queensland 1877

Chinese Immigration despatch, Queensland 1877

Chinese in Australia Rare Books collection
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Government records
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1877
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'A Moratorium for Black Rights July 14'

'A Moratorium for Black Rights July 14'

Jim Bradman collection no. 1
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Stickers
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Genatex Ladies Sanitary Towel dispenser vending machine

Genatex Ladies Sanitary Towel dispenser vending machine

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade collection no. 1
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Vending machines
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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1966
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'The Fish' by Smithy Bally

'The Fish' by Smithy Bally

Lockhart River State School collection
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Linocuts
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Smithy Bally
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2002
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Shield carved by Roy Governor

Shield carved by Roy Governor

Roy Governor collection
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Roy Governor
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1950
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Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Geological specimens
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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1971
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The Model Store, Grace Bros, Broadway, Glebe, 1904

The Model Store, Grace Bros, Broadway, Glebe, 1904

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grace Bros
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The Gap and Sydney Heads

The Gap and Sydney Heads

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Man (the local policeman) standing on a eucalypt and holding an axe

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Elm Avenue, Botanic Gardens, Albury, NSW

Elm Avenue, Botanic Gardens, Albury, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Victoria River Downs Station stock returns 1900-1915

Victoria River Downs Station stock returns 1900-1915

Emanuel Family collection
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Ledgers
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Entree card for admission to Queen's Terrace for the Opening Ceremony of Parliament House, Canberra, Monday, 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Kiama

Kiama

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kiama, South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Earthenware sculpture of an Aboriginal child, William Ricketts

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William Ricketts Sculpture collection no. 1
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Sculptures
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William Ricketts
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Sports trading card of Nova Peris - hockey

Sports trading card of Nova Peris - hockey

Health Department of Western Australia collection
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Collecting cards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Health Department of Western Australia
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1994
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Yellow ochre belonging to Paul House (Ngambri)

Yellow ochre belonging to Paul House (Ngambri)

Paul House collection no.2
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Ochre specimens
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Fishing net

Fishing net

Dr William Warner collection
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Fishing nets
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Transparency with print design, Anapalaku Walka 3, by Angkuna Kulyuru

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Transparencies
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1997
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Sago strainer

Sago strainer

Papuan Official collection
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Strainers
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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Sydney Olympic relay torch signed by Muhammad Ali, 2000

Sydney Olympic relay torch signed by Muhammad Ali, 2000

Nova Peris collection
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Sports ephemera
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Nova Peris
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Between Quilpie and Windorah, Lulu Station?

Between Quilpie and Windorah, Lulu Station?

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 2
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Negatives
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Quilpie, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Tonbridge CND

Tonbridge CND

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Program for the English Women's XI tour of Australia, 1948-9

Program for the English Women's XI tour of Australia, 1948-9

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Programs
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Australia
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Sue Summers
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1948
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Drum

Drum

Australian Institute of Anatomy Pacific Island unsourced collection
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Musical drums
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East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Kodj axe

Kodj axe

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Axes
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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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Black and white photograph of a tank on a Russian monument in West Berlin

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Berlin, Germany
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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White linen doily, Mornington Island QLD

White linen doily, Mornington Island QLD

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Doilies
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Loose-knitted woven wool wall hanging in bright coloured orange, blue, red and green

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Wall hangings
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Miniature hat on a stand

Miniature hat on a stand

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ornaments
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Parrying Shield

Parrying Shield

Horne-Bowie collection
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Shields
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1996
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The Sons enjoy unique advantages

The Sons enjoy unique advantages

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Article about the Australian Eleven selection for a 1930's Australian womens cricket team

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1933
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Child's drawing of a gulka by May Pilama

Child's drawing of a gulka by May Pilama

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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Maypilama Burarrwanga
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'A Moratorium for Black Rights July 14'

'A Moratorium for Black Rights July 14'

Jim Bradman collection no. 1
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Stickers
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Shield with angled parallel lines on surface

Shield with angled parallel lines on surface

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Envelope addressed to

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Disembarkation tag worn by Erin Craig when arriving in San Francisco on the SS 'Lurline' in 1946

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Erin Craig collection
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Travel documents
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San Francisco, California, United States of America
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Erin Craig
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1946
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerangs
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Toothpaste dish with lid

Toothpaste dish with lid

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Dishes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Mortise gauge

Mortise gauge

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking gauges
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Mr George H. Taylor
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