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Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Shells
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Blue ceramic jar with moulded kangaroo motifs, made by Klytie Pate in 1980

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Terence Lane collection
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Jars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Klytie Pate
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1980
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Boxed pocket microscope (Ross)

Boxed pocket microscope (Ross)

Phillip Parker King and Allan Cunningham collection
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Microscopes
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The Journal: The Official publication of the Bread Manufacturers of NSW

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ET Fealy collection
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Untitled child's drawing by Sammy Monteleone that may depict the execution of Yagan's father Midgegooroo, Nollamara Primary School, Perth WA

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nollamara Primary School, Nollamara, Perth, Western Australia, Aust...
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Ms Maria King
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Carved pigs

Carved pigs

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Pick up sticks

Pick up sticks

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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Games
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Souvenir card Blowering Dam - Ceremony to mark the first release of water for irrigation

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Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Cards
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Blowering Dam, New South Wales, Australia
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Water Conservation & Irrigation Commission
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1968
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Stone scraper

Stone scraper

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone artefacts
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Drafting Sheep

Drafting Sheep

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bourke Jubilee Show, 1951, Open Lady Rider, Miss Roach

Bourke Jubilee Show, 1951, Open Lady Rider, Miss Roach

Colledge Family collection
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Trophies
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1951
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Women's basketball by Joyce Brown

Women's basketball by Joyce Brown

History of Netball - Joyce Brown collection
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Books
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Joyce Brown
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1966
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Trophy awarded to Royce Hart - Premiers 1967

Trophy awarded to Royce Hart - Premiers 1967

Royce Hart collection
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Blowtorch

Blowtorch

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Blowtorches
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A Dairy Famers Homestead

A Dairy Famers Homestead

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fidelis Madarvi
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Soldiers Memorial, Parramatta Park

Soldiers Memorial, Parramatta Park

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token engraved with the initials G.E.R., 1828

Convict love token engraved with the initials G.E.R., 1828

Timothy Millett collection
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Postcard titled 'Circular Quay, Sydney, N.S.W. in 1788', 7 June 1910

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1910
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Cricket v terrorism

Cricket v terrorism

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Pilgrims progress

Pilgrims progress

Stuart Peterson collection
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Archibald S. Peterson
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Souvenir program of the visit to Bathurst by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, 12 February 1954

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Boab nut pigmented and incised with emu image

Boab nut pigmented and incised with emu image

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Nut carvings
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1954 Royal Visit - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip

1954 Royal Visit - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip

Lois Grosse collection
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Commemorative badges
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South Australia, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Simon Morton
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Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge and animals, attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Photocopy of technical diagram for installation and display of Parliament House Embroidery, side elevation

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Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Diagrams
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Drum

Drum

Papuan Official collection
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Musical drums
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1919
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Old Gov. T.S. Stores, coal mines, Tasmania

Old Gov. T.S. Stores, coal mines, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Boomerang featuring a map of Australia and animals, made by Albert Perrett, La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Albert H. Perrett
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1941
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'Mortadella Di Cavallo' horse meat packaging from Mondo's Butchers, Inglewood, WA

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Vince Garreffa Mondo Butchers collection
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Packaging
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Vince Garreffa
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China, U.S., Taiwan

China, U.S., Taiwan

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Sydney, Potts Point and Elizabeth Bay

Sydney, Potts Point and Elizabeth Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Document from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1873

Document from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1873

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Documents
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1873
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Broad axe

Broad axe

Don Robinson collection
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Axes
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Don Robinson
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Melaleuca squarrosa

Melaleuca squarrosa

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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1876
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The Pass of Brander, Loch Awe

The Pass of Brander, Loch Awe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Coogee Beach, N.S.W

Coogee Beach, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Recent Experience with Pelvic Tuberculosis

Recent Experience with Pelvic Tuberculosis

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Documents
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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Print of tools and weapons, by Mini Heath, 1986

Print of tools and weapons, by Mini Heath, 1986

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mini Heath
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1986
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A shallow box made of cream-coloured cardboard, with a separate lid.

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Parsons collection
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Postal packaging
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MISSED - Bowler Flaherty - STATE TEAM - Women's Cricket

MISSED - Bowler Flaherty - STATE TEAM - Women's Cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Poster published by the Council of Aboriginal Reconciliation

Poster published by the Council of Aboriginal Reconciliation

Lorraine Coutts collection
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Posters
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Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation
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1994
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Newspaper clipping from 1934 featuring a wedding photograph

Newspaper clipping from 1934 featuring a wedding photograph

Margot Child collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Margot Child
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1934
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Press Pass and Badge in wallet awarded to Ellestan Joyce Dusting for the 1954 Royal Tour,

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Ellestan Dusting collection no.2
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Passes
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Stella Taber in wedding outfit.

Stella Taber in wedding outfit.

Stella Taber collection
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Photographs
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Game of chinese checkers

Game of chinese checkers

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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Chinese checkers
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Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon Harold Holt

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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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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LC's chief oracle has quit...

LC's chief oracle has quit...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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'Sexiest' bra decorated by Alana Purcell

'Sexiest' bra decorated by Alana Purcell

Many Threads collection
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Artworks
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Alana Purcell
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2014
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Kullberg No 1332 chronometer in a wooden case

Kullberg No 1332 chronometer in a wooden case

Australian Survey Office collection no. 2
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Cases
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Australian Survey Office
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Ceramic cup with green and gold rooster and flora painted on the side

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Marta Sybaczynsky collection no. 1
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Cups
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Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Irena Madey
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1983
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A scene at the Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

A scene at the Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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