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White tennis dress worn by Evonne Goolagong at Wimbledon in 1971

White tennis dress worn by Evonne Goolagong at Wimbledon in ...

Evonne Goolagong Cawley collection no. 1
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Tennis dresses
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London, England
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Teddy Tinling
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1970
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Yellow bicycle used by Dot Butler

Yellow bicycle used by Dot Butler

Alex Colley collection
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Bicycles
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Mrs Dorothy 'Dot' Butler
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1960
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Handheld fishing net

Handheld fishing net

Allan Coogan collection
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Fishing nets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Roy D. Marika MBE
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1970
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Drive to the Mainland

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 1
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1960
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Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Containers
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1966
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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Shield

Shield

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Shields
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not known
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1963
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Tapstick

Tapstick

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Clapsticks
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1961
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Red ochre

Red ochre

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Ochre
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Albert Barunga
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1966
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Spearthrowers
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1966
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Club

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Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1966
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Club

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Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1966
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Club

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Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1966
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Didjeridus
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1970
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Link Trainer flight simulator, RAAF No. A13-34, used to train pilots at 10 EFTS, Temora, 1941-1945

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Department of Transport collection
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Flight simulators
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United States of America
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Link Aviation Devices Inc
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1941
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Ampol hand-operated kerosene pump used by Cecil Firth at his family grocery store in Coonamble, New South Wales

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Ron Bell collection
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Pumps
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Coonamble, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Cecil Firth
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1924
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Boab nut incised with Wandjina figures

Boab nut incised with Wandjina figures

Mary Fox collection
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Nut carvings
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Not known
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1969
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1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

Lightburn collection
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Motor cars
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Camden, South Australia, Australia
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Lightburn & Co Ltd
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1963
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ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes wringers
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Glasgow, Scotland
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ACME Manufacturing Co
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1900
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Iron tricycle c.1900

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tricycles
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1900
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Motor Fishing Vessel Hong Hai, which transported 38 Vietnamese refugees to Australia in 1978

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Tran Thi Nga collection
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Fishing boats
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An-Hoa, Kien Gaing, Vietnam
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Captain Van S. Truong
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1969
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Black battered Russian-made binoculars used on Fishing Vessel Hong Hai

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Tran Thi Nga collection
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Binoculars
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USSR
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1970
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Morris Model FE Pye outside broadcast van used by ABC-TV Channel 2 ABN

Morris Model FE Pye outside broadcast van used by ABC-TV Cha...

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) collection no. 1
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Vans
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England
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British Motor Corporation - Morris
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1955
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Shield painted by Andy Jabangardi

Shield painted by Andy Jabangardi

Adrian Fleming collection
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Shields
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Andy Jabangardi
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1970
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Club

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FG Tonge collection
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Clubs
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Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Club

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FG Tonge collection
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Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Club

Club

FG Tonge collection
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Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Bark painting depicting a large tortoise beside smaller tortoise and a snake facing opposite direction.

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Roy Manggurinjan
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1970
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Bark painting depicting a spirit figure.

Bark painting depicting a spirit figure.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Roy Manggurinjan
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1970
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Bark painting depicting two crocodiles.

Bark painting depicting two crocodiles.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Roy Manggurinjan
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1970
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Bark painting depicting a large goanna.

Bark painting depicting a large goanna.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mijaumijau
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1970
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Bark painting 'Tribal country of the Kangaroos & their mythical journey' by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1970

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1970
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Bark painting depicting two fish, possibly barramundi.

Bark painting depicting two fish, possibly barramundi.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mijau Mijau
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1970
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Bark painting depicting four Wandjina figures

Bark painting depicting four Wandjina figures

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Bark paintings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Charlie Allungoy
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1970
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Barbed wooden spear

Barbed wooden spear

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Spears
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Black Joe Wombadiemeri
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1970
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Didjeridus
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Albert Burunga
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1970
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Ceremonial objects
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bernie Tipungwuti
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1970
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Gladys Henry collection
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Club - man's fighting stick

Club - man's fighting stick

Gladys Henry collection
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Clubs
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Club - woman's fighting stick

Club - woman's fighting stick

Gladys Henry collection
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Clubs
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Rainforest shield, Tully River area, Queensland made by Andy, 1970

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Gladys Henry collection
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Shields
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Andy
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1970
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Wooden harpoon

Wooden harpoon

Gladys Henry collection
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Harpoons
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Animal long bone awl

Animal long bone awl

Gladys Henry collection
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Awls
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Animal bone awl

Animal bone awl

Gladys Henry collection
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Awls
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Gladys Henry
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1970
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Pigmented, wooden tapstick covered overall with geometric designs

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Gladys Henry collection
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Clapsticks
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Nancy
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1970
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Figurative shaped wooden clapstick, with two eye sockets burned into the wood

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Gladys Henry collection
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Clapsticks
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Gladys Henry
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1970
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Message stick

Message stick

Gladys Henry collection
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Club

Club

Yalata Lutheran Mission collection
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Clubs
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Pigmented, shallow wooden, elongated concave container

Pigmented, shallow wooden, elongated concave container

Yalata Lutheran Mission collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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1970
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Cylindrical wooden tapstick tapering to a blunt point at each end and burnished overall

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Yalata Lutheran Mission collection
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Clapsticks
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Shallow, wooden container

Shallow, wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Sculpture of a fish

Sculpture of a fish

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lekon
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1970
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Great Cricketers

Great Cricketers

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Denzil Batchelor
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1970
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Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale, with cut-out lettering "WYOMI...

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

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Cregan Family collection
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "BLS"

Cregan Family collection
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "AAA"

Cregan Family collection
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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