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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post Historical collection
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1986
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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String bag

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh string bag

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Dr William Warner collection
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Pigmented long narrow mesh bag made from two-ply fibre string

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Dr William Warner collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Wool bale pack bag

Wool bale pack bag

Grazcos collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Grazcos Shearing
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1986
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Knotted two-ply string bag

Knotted two-ply string bag

Edmund Milne collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Cloth drawstring bag

Cloth drawstring bag

Jean Galbraith collection
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Calico drawstring bag

Calico drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Felt bag

Felt bag

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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String bag

String bag

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maggie Konadjilidjili
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1966
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Striped rectangular string bag made from three bark fibres, coloured tan, white and dark orange

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Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gulidja Durilla
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1992
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post Historical collection
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1994
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh bag

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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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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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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String bag

String bag

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Gnarmelaga
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1966
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Striped rectangular string bag made from three bark fibres, coloured tan, white and dark orange

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Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Menanga Durilla
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1992
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Basket-like bag

Basket-like bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Eliza Kennedy collection
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Eliza Kennedy
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1992
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String bag

String bag

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1986
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh string bag

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Dr William Warner collection
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Black bag with woven coloured design

Black bag with woven coloured design

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Angkaliya Brumby
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String bag

String bag

Reverend A Dyer collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Drawstring bag of Helen Bridge

Drawstring bag of Helen Bridge

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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String bag

String bag

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Small woven bag

Small woven bag

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Angkaliya Brumby
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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Jute bale pack

Jute bale pack

Julie and Antoine Bos collection
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String bag made of two-ply fibre string knotted without joins to form a long narrow bag

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Edmund Milne collection
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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1929
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Accessories bag

Accessories bag

Les Hiddins collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Les Hiddins
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Canvas bag that has a metal hook in the back

Canvas bag that has a metal hook in the back

Rae Page collection
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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Woven woollen bag

Woven woollen bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Bethel
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1976
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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Khaki canvas haversack associated with Milo Dunphy

Khaki canvas haversack associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Money bag used at the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

Money bag used at the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

Conway Tighe collection
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Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Nellie Kendall
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1987
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String bag

String bag

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1986
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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1981
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Kopanga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Susan Anajilwa
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1973
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String bag made from the spun fibre of the

String bag made from the spun fibre of the "put-put" tree

Claire Smith collection
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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String bag

String bag

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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