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Yacca walking-stick

Yacca walking-stick

C Warren Bonython collection
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Walking-sticks
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South Australia, Australia
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Charles W. Bonython
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1947
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1900
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Kerry Packer

Kerry Packer

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1983
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Poster promoting a peace march in 1986 for the international year of peace.

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Message stick

Message stick

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Message sticks
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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'Willy Wagtail and Hailstone Dreamings', painted by Pansy Napangarti, 1996

'Willy Wagtail and Hailstone Dreamings', painted by Pansy Na...

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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Pansy Napangarti
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1981
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Australian Netball Team golden yellow polyester uniform skirt, worn by Liz Ellis on her debut in 1993

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History of Netball - Liz Ellis collection
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Skirts
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Mrs Liz Ellis
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1993
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Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled trailer with a 1080 bait distribution cylinder

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Brian Coman collection
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Pest control equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Jock MacRae
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1980
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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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Betting board

Betting board

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Long cylindrical basket grass woven eel trap

Long cylindrical basket grass woven eel trap

Patrick Bellamy collection
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Eel traps
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Patrick Bellamy
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1993
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plastic bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Containers
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Bookmaker's bag belonging to Jim McMahon

Bookmaker's bag belonging to Jim McMahon

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Mixed media construction or installation titled 'Anybank'

Mixed media construction or installation titled 'Anybank'

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1993
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Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Sipau Audi Gibuma Headdress collection
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Headdresses
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Boigu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sipau Audi Gibuma
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1990
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Akubra brand broad-brimmed fur felt hat worn by anthropologist by Dr Peter Sutton when he was doing fieldwork

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Peter Sutton collection no. 2
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Hats
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Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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1980
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Message stick

Message stick

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Message sticks
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Origin of Murray Darling II

Origin of Murray Darling II

Vincent Serico collection
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Paintings
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Vincent Serico
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1992
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Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietnam War

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Finger rings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a protected Aboriginal burial ground

Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a pr...

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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Poster for the 4th Annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sports Awards, Melbourne 3 November 1993

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Lorraine Coutts collection
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Event posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Neil 'Nicky' E. Winmar
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1993
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1993
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Drawing depicting a reef near Waraber (Sue Island), Torres Strait, by Tessie Peteri

Drawing depicting a reef near Waraber (Sue Island), Torres S...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Tessie Peteri
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1992
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Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Brian Coman collection
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Rabbit traps
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United States of America
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Dr Brian J. Coman
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1983
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Club

Club

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Clubs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Eddie Marbo, by C B Robinson.

Eddie Marbo, by C B Robinson.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Replicas
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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C B. Robinson
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1993
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Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Baskets
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Collage 'Ancestral Kitchen' depicts Aboriginal activity and occupation at Killiecrankie on Flinders Island

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Verna Nichols collection
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Collages
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Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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1993
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You can't hug a child with nuclear arms tea-towel

You can't hug a child with nuclear arms tea-towel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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I'm an Australian for nuclear disarmament

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Boomerangs
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South-eastern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Betty Cuthbert's running machine, which she used to train for the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games

Betty Cuthbert's running machine, which she used to train fo...

Wally Johnston collection
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Exercise equipment
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Australia
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John Knowland
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1962
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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Badge titled 'Let the Palestinians return'

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Political badges
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Palestine
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1982
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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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UAW Call Support Peave Campaign by the World's Women

Union of Australian Women collection
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Banners
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Billy can

Billy can

John Kelly collection
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Billy cans
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Mr John Kelly
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1993
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May Day Award Sydney 1989

Union of Australian Women collection
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Pennants
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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I am a nuclear-free zone

I am a nuclear-free zone

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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Part one of a silver belt buckle engraved with kangaroo motifs

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Terence Lane collection
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Belt buckles
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Unknown
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1989
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Belgian single shot bolt action .22 rifle

Belgian single shot bolt action .22 rifle

Tom Heinsohn collection
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Rifles
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Belgium
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Anciens Etablissments Pieper Herstal
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1950
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Waist ornament

Waist ornament

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Waistbands
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Murray Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cape York, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Lithograph titled Ernabella Walka by Nyukana 'Daisy' Baker, 1993

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Lithographs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1993
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Australia wants to be nuclear free tea-towel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Australian Peace Committee

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Railway pendulum wall clock

Railway pendulum wall clock

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wall clocks
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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J M Wendt, Adelaide and Mount Gambier
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1887
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Peace

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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