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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Tasmania, Australia
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Jason
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Handwritten note found with sampler in folder

Handwritten note found with sampler in folder

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Courtroom sketch 'Mr. Ian Barker QC.' by Veronica O'Leary dated 16 September 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Handwritten chart compiled by Edgar Deane to record the winners at the Tirranna races from 1870 to 1880

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Charts
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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Photographic portrait of Field Marshal Sir John D P French

Photographic portrait of Field Marshal Sir John D P French

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic prints
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Glass plate negative - Expedition camp, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Ladies dyed pink satin left tango shoe, with a clear cut bead at the centre top

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dancing shoes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Callaghan Shoe Company
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1920
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Convict love token dated December 1830

Convict love token dated December 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Survival 2001

Survival 2001

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Posters
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Wilmington, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1928
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Convict love token from Kettle, 1832

Convict love token from Kettle, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Second leaf of Record of Sessions House, Old Bailey

Second leaf of Record of Sessions House, Old Bailey

I Dowdle collection
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Reports
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1826
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Grandfather Turner. Father of John Turner

Grandfather Turner. Father of John Turner

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Portrait photographs
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Scotland
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Railway Station, Granville, N.S.W.

Railway Station, Granville, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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F W Wine
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1908
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Album containing 12 gramophone records compiled by Herbert Browne

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Herbert Browne collection
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Audio records
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Painting depicts an anthropomorphic male figure

Painting depicts an anthropomorphic male figure

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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Commonwealth quarantine station flag

Commonwealth quarantine station flag

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Flags
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Prayer card to St. Michael the Archangel

Prayer card to St. Michael the Archangel

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Prayer cards
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United States of America
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2002
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Convict love token from E.W., 1831

Convict love token from E.W., 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Thelma Judson
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2008
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Bark painting 'Female Namurrordo, Malicious Spirit of the Stone Country' by Charlie Najombolmi, Balawurru

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Najombolmi
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Flannel Flower Babies Grow in Australia (They bring love)

Flannel Flower Babies Grow in Australia (They bring love)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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Convict love token from H.S., 1836

Convict love token from H.S., 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1885, Second Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1885
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Beanie

Beanie

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Beanies
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An invitation to a garden party at Government House Canberra, 15 October 1936

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Invitations
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1936
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Aboriginal kelp water carrier, made by Vicki West

Aboriginal kelp water carrier, made by Vicki West

Jabal Centre collection
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Water containers
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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1996
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cyril J. Kerinaiua
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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'Flying Ant Dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1976

'Flying Ant Dreaming', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1976

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1976
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Custom-made hay baling hook

Custom-made hay baling hook

Barry Cranston collection
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Hooks
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The Bridge, Camden

The Bridge, Camden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Two girls standing behind a globe of the world

Two girls standing behind a globe of the world

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Postcard featuring a sepia photograph of a large gathering of soldiers, sailors and civilans

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Rose Bay, Sydney. N.S.W. Showing 'Kambala' C of E Girls' School

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Church of England
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My House

My House

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Janice Murray
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Convict love token from Miss Smith, March 21, 1781

Convict love token from Miss Smith, March 21, 1781

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Wood carving - water bird - Yirrkala, 1948

Wood carving - water bird - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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"Im Flune durch are Welt / Australien" (translates to: In fl...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Yvonne Kopper collection
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Containers
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Tasmania, Australia
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Yvonne Kopper
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A Mopadrrunga, Spirit of the Dead, on Bark: A  Mopaditti.  Inv:

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Antelemungarralei
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The monolith, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

The monolith, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Buffalo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Adelaide Kiss

The Adelaide Kiss

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Art Series
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The Cumberland, Lorne, Vic

The Cumberland, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Barnabas Tipiloura
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Yellow, blue, green and pink floral pattern dress from Thursday Island

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Dresses
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Col Nakata
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1992
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Amperea spartioides

Amperea spartioides

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Tureen marked with the crest of the Union Club of Hobart Town, made by Minton & Boyle, about 1840

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Terence Lane collection
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Tureens
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Stoke-on-Trent, England
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Minton and Boyle
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1840
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Telegram to Mr Aumuller Kamo Maru, Thursday Island

Telegram to Mr Aumuller Kamo Maru, Thursday Island

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Telegrams
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White, round brimless ladies dress hat with black netting veil

White, round brimless ladies dress hat with black netting ve...

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Dugong Hunt - Yirrkala, 1948

Dugong Hunt - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Bark painting - Djunkgao and Madalait at Arnhem Bay - Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Bark painting 'Wagilag Ritual' by Dawidi Djulwadak, Milingimbi, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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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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1967
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Nifty Perfume

Nifty Perfume

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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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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1988
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Painting depicts a mirror image of a partially submerged cave

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Abagera
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1963
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'Regulations for all rural workers involved in the Cropping Cycle of a GMO' by Diana Boyer

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Diana Boyer collection
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Letter from Bathurst District Hospital to Mrs Elizabeth Chifley

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Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Documents
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Royal Australian Navy pamphlet

Royal Australian Navy pamphlet

Arrival of the Australian fleet in 1913 collection
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Advertising pamphlets
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John Sands
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1913
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