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Souvenir mug - Australia a nation, May 1927, To commemorate the opening of the Federal Parliament House Canberra

Souvenir mug - Australia a nation, May 1927, To commemorate ...

John and Jan Wilson collection
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Commemorative mugs
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England, United Kingdom
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Aynsley and Sons
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1926
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Snap!

Snap!

Geoff Pryor collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1996
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Bark painting by Dawidi Djulwadak

Bark painting by Dawidi Djulwadak

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dawidi
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly at the microphone with a row of books in the foreground, 1978

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Fred Daly collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1978
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The Faraway

The Faraway

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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The Ministers of State of the Commonwealth request the pleasure of the company of...to meet the visiting South African Footballers, 1937

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Betty Hall collection
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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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1937
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Black and white photograph of twelve soldiers posed in front of a military tent camp

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1973

Press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1973

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1973
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Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Les Robertson collection
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Boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Bark painting by Roy Dadaynga Marika.

Bark painting by Roy Dadaynga Marika.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Roy D. Marika
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1975
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The Legend of the Birds

The Legend of the Birds

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Gentian
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Access permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Stickers
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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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How the goanna and the lizard got their painted backs

How the goanna and the lizard got their painted backs

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Susanne Chalmers
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1974
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Inganarr, the giant serpent

Inganarr, the giant serpent

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Nathanael N. Maralngura
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The Legend of the Birds

The Legend of the Birds

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Gentian
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'Mortuary Ceremony', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1978

'Mortuary Ceremony', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1978

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1978
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Canberra retailer to receive international award

Canberra retailer to receive international award

J B Young Ltd collection
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Press releases
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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Cartoon of Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as an ice berg adjacent to a sinking ship named the 'Liberal Party'

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1983
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Young's store currency note.

Young's store currency note.

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Everybody's Thinking Young's

Everybody's Thinking Young's

J B Young Ltd collection
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Advertising stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Young's currency note

Young's currency note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Oval shaped washing basket

Oval shaped washing basket

Noel Keith collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Vertigan
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1958
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Stickers
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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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Flags Act 1953 - Proclamation

Flags Act 1953 - Proclamation

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Government records
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon William G. Hayden
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Stickers
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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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Black and white photograph of mounted soldiers in the foreground of a military tent camp

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Black and white photograph of three military personnel looking towards a military tent camp

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Ground edge stone hatchet head

Ground edge stone hatchet head

Pauline Watson collection
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Stone artefacts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Miss Pauline Watson
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1929
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The Handy Canberra Cookery Booklet

The Handy Canberra Cookery Booklet

Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1946
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Single sheet seating plan for a luncheon at Parliament House, Canberra to Senor M.E. Hubner, Chilean Charge D'Affaires, Wednesday 18th July, 1945

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Betty Hall collection
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Floor plans
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1945
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Manytjimi Berries, a dot painting depicting three cross shapes

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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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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1975
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Waterlily and Rock Snake by Doolie Nunggalawi

Waterlily and Rock Snake by Doolie Nunggalawi

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Doolie Nungalawi
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Black and white photograph of 'King of Canberra' Fred Daly saluting the crowd

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Black and white photograph showing a crowd, including civilians and military personnel, gathered at an airfield

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Wages book

Wages book

J B Young Ltd collection
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Wages books
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1946
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Pictorial History Commonwealth Government Printing Canberra

Pictorial History Commonwealth Government Printing Canberra

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Photograph albums
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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1988
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Black and white photograph of St. John's Church in Reid, Canberra

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Photograph of Fred Daly driving a golf buggy

Photograph of Fred Daly driving a golf buggy

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1982
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'Why the emu cannot fly' by  Neville Poulson Japangardi

'Why the emu cannot fly' by Neville Poulson Japangardi

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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Bark painting 'Galawu - Stringy bark house', by George Milpurrurru, 1985

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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George Milpurrurru
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1985
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Inganarr, the giant serpent

Inganarr, the giant serpent

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Nathanael N. Maralngura
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1974
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Black and white photograph titled 'Canberra from Parliament House 1927'

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sun Feature Bureau
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1927
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Badge 'Palestine Exhibition 87'

Badge 'Palestine Exhibition 87'

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Commemorative badges
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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General Palestinian Delegation
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1987
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Black and white photograph of a military tent camp

Black and white photograph of a military tent camp

Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Entree card for admission to The Members' Hall 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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Two Snakes by Jack Wunuwun

Two Snakes by Jack Wunuwun

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jack Wunuwun
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1976
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Cartoon depicting Peter Costello tossing a coin into a cup labelled N.M.A.

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1996
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Cannibals and Others

Cannibals and Others

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1997
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Young's Store Currency Note

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Cartoon titled 'Automation' depicting Sir Eric Harrison and Sir Robert Menzies

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Sir Eric Harrison collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Norm Mitchell
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1938
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'Cycloramic View of Canberra Capital Site looking from Camp Hill', 1911

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Dr David Ride collection
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Lithographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert '. Coulter
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1911
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Press pass for 1982 visit to Australia by Vice-President the Honourable George Bush

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Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1982
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Press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1975

Press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1975

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1975
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Young's Store Currency Note

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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