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Northern Territory Automobile Association car badge

Northern Territory Automobile Association car badge

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Motor car badges
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Sir Hubert F. Opperman
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Canon 35-70mm macro zoom camera lens and protective caps, used by Major Les Hiddins

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Les Hiddins collection
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Camera lenses
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Canon Inc
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1978
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Canon Speedy Light Flash 199A in a case with instructions, used by Major Les Hiddins

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Les Hiddins collection
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Canon Inc
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1978
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Lens filter and case

Lens filter and case

Les Hiddins collection
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Camera filters
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Hoya Corporation
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1978
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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, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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L Bush
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A book containing Erlikilyika's (Jim Kite) sketches of camp life, observed by him during WB Spencer's and FJ Gillen's expedition to the Gulf of Carpentaria in 1901-2

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Robert Gillen collection
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Sketchbooks
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1901
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Camera shutter cable relase

Camera shutter cable relase

Les Hiddins collection
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Camera accessories
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Japan
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Canon Inc
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1978
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Camera extension tube

Camera extension tube

Les Hiddins collection
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Hoya Corporation
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1978
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Tuckerbox used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he travelled on work as an officer bearer of FCAATSI, 1950s-1960s

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Joe McGinness collection
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Food storage containers
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Queensland, Australia
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Joe McGinness
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1960
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Lens hood and case

Lens hood and case

Les Hiddins collection
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Lens hoods
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Japan
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Hoya Corporation
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1978
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Lens filter and case

Lens filter and case

Les Hiddins collection
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Camera filters
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Hoya Corporation
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1978
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Goanna [Perentie]

Goanna [Perentie]

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Nameplate for Ludwig Leichhardt 1848

Nameplate for Ludwig Leichhardt 1848

Bristow Smith collection
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Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia
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Ludwig Leichhardt
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1848
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Lens cap

Lens cap

Les Hiddins collection
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Hoya Corporation
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1978
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Cotton buds housed in a lens filter case

Cotton buds housed in a lens filter case

Les Hiddins collection
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Hoya Corporation
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1978
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If You Love Me Love Me Safely by Marrnyula Mununggurr

If You Love Me Love Me Safely by Marrnyula Mununggurr

Marrynyula Mununggurr collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marrnyula Mununggurr
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2000
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NT Justice Sweeps Lindy under the Rock

NT Justice Sweeps Lindy under the Rock

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a protected Aboriginal burial ground

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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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A Northern Territory camel team

A Northern Territory camel team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spearthrower and wearing pubic fur tassel, Wardaman people, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Northern Territory Natives, John Burnett

Northern Territory Natives, John Burnett

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Modified and battered green Toyota Landcruiser 40 Series Short Wheel Base Four Wheel Drive vehicle known as the 'Buff Catcher'

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Tommy Fawcett collection
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Vehicles
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Toyota Motor Co
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1980
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'Royal Carriage London & Pet Dingoes' by Alexander Nganjmirra, 2002

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Alexander Nganjmirra collection
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Drawings
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Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Survive to Live: an analysis of survival and its relationship with Northern Australia

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Les Hiddins collection
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Theses
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Queensland, Australia
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Major Les Hiddins
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1980
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Emergency signalling mirror, used by Major Les Hiddins

Emergency signalling mirror, used by Major Les Hiddins

Les Hiddins collection
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Mirrors
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Les Hiddins
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Accessories bag

Accessories bag

Les Hiddins collection
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Bags
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Les Hiddins
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Cream-coloured envelope printed with A.M. AERIAL MEDICAL SERVICE

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Glass plate negative - Station hands butchering a beast, Victoria River Downs station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Lens hood

Lens hood

Les Hiddins collection
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Lens hoods
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Les Hiddins
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Discussion poster No.61 - Can we develop our empty north? - May 15, 1950

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George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1950
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Aboriginal Areas Authority unused circular bronze site marker plaque

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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Plaques
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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QSL card for VK8T, The voice of the Inland

QSL card for VK8T, The voice of the Inland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Death be in it - Euthanasia

Death be in it - Euthanasia

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Syringe and two incedentiary capsules

Syringe and two incedentiary capsules

Greg Spiers - Fire Control in Kakadu National Park collection
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Syringes
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Northern Territory, Australia
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A National Black Newspaper, Black Nation, Issue No. 4, February 1983, edited by Ross Watson

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Terry Fox collection
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Newspapers
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New South Wales, Australia
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1983
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Faded black cotton shorts, worn by Major Les Hiddins

Faded black cotton shorts, worn by Major Les Hiddins

Les Hiddins collection
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Shorts
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Les Hiddins
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Unused triangular aluminium sign 'Aboriginal Sacred Site' [n...

Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Signs
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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Upper grinding stone/Anvil [stone implement]

JC Le Souef collection
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Stone artefacts
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Kyanite

Percival Douglas Boerner collection
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Geological specimens
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a re...

Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Cassididae Phalium Areola (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Four Conidae Conus Coronatus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Pigmented hollow cylindrical wooden lure

Pigmented hollow cylindrical wooden lure

Horne-Bowie collection
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Hunting and gathering tools
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Stone artefacts
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Muscovite

Clement Victor Latz collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lacquered wooden travelling writing desk used by Sir Frederi...

RL Harry collection
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Travelling desks
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South Australia, Australia
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Sir Frederick W. Holder
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1890
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Volutidae Melo Amphora (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Black leather GP boots, worn by Major Les Hiddins

Les Hiddins collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Les Hiddins
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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Henbury Meteorite

Clement Victor Latz collection
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Geological specimens
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Pendant made from four macropod incisors set in resin.

Pendant made from four macropod incisors set in resin.

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pendants
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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'An Adelaide to Darwin railway by the 1988 Australian Bicentennial', souvenir paperweight created from a thin cross section of a railway track

'An Adelaide to Darwin railway by the 1988 Australian Bicent...

Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
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Paperweights
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South Australia, Australia
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1978
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Sculpture - white cockatoo

Sculpture - white cockatoo

Sandra Holmes collection no. 6
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1965
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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