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Two bowls

Two bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Sharpening stone for shears, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

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Colin Davis collection
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Sharpening stones
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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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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Cowboy 1998

Cowboy 1998

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Engawala, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clifford Tilmouth
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1998
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Pair of brown cotton stockings

Pair of brown cotton stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Camisole

Camisole

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camisoles
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1900
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Close Shave

Close Shave

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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Wooden serviette ring set on a pewter stand which is shaped as a gum leaf

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Elizabeth Chess collection
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Serviette rings
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Western Australia, Australia
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1910
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Walungawari Waterhole by Queenie McKenzie, 1998

Walungawari Waterhole by Queenie McKenzie, 1998

Judith and Ron Behan collection no. 1
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Paintings
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Queenie M. Nakarra
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1998
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Dog of a Year

Dog of a Year

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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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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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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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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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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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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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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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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Three bowls

Three bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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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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Anzac Day Cricket Match flyer

Anzac Day Cricket Match flyer

Brad West collection
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Posters
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Çanakkale, Turkey
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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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1998
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Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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The FU Holden Howard

The FU Holden Howard

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1998
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Pair of brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Paddles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Horses and Saddles 1997, 1998

Horses and Saddles 1997, 1998

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Calvin Smith
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1997
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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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The Faraway

The Faraway

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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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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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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Reith - Closet Republican

Reith - Closet Republican

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

David and Margaret Ride collection
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Sprinklers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Dr David Ride
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1959
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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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Awelye

Awelye

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Lucky Kngwarreye Morton
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1995
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Forget me not, a contemporary artwork in the form of a breastplate, made by Pierre Cavalan

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Pierre Cavalan collection
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Artworks
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Pierre Cavalan
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1998
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The Final Hearing of the Kenbi Land Claim of 1995, (turtle shell) by Gullawun Daniel Lee, 1999

The Final Hearing of the Kenbi Land Claim of 1995, (turtle s...

Gullawun Daniel Roque Lee collection
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Artworks
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Cox Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gullawun D. Lee
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1994
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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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'Anzac Day 25th April 1998 Gallipoli Tour Book here'.

'Anzac Day 25th April 1998 Gallipoli Tour Book here'.

Brad West collection
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Posters
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Çanakkale, Turkey
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Mr Brad West
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1998
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Career Advice No. 23

Career Advice No. 23

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1998
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Containers
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Northern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Nyupaya Kaika
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1998
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Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Paddles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Wooden wool depth measure, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

Wooden wool depth measure, used by professional shearer Coli...

Colin Davis collection
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Measuring instruments
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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Ceremonial shovel used by Prime Minister John Howard to turn the first sod on the site of the National Museum of Australia and AIATSIS on Acton Peninsula, Canberra, ACT, on 1 October 1998

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Acton Peninsula Alliance collection
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Shovels
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon John W. Howard
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1998
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I'm sorry

I'm sorry

Rosie Egyedi collection
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T-shirts
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China
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Rosie Egyedi
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1998
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Pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Cannondale CAAD 4 hard tail mountain bike used by Cadel Evans

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Cadel Evans collection no. 1
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Bicycles
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Cannondale
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1998
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Poster 'IT TAKES ONLY ONE NUCLEAR WEAPON TO SPOIL YOUR DAY...'

Poster 'IT TAKES ONLY ONE NUCLEAR WEAPON TO SPOIL YOUR DAY.....

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Horse and Cowboy 1999

Horse and Cowboy 1999

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tristan Young
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1998
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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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Scare Campaign

Scare Campaign

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Patrick Cook
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1998
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Vegemite Bar ANZAC t-shirt

Vegemite Bar ANZAC t-shirt

Brad West collection
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T-shirts
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Turkey
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Mr Brad West
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1998
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Signed AFL St Kilda Football Club Jersey

Signed AFL St Kilda Football Club Jersey

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Sports clothing
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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1998
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Horse and Cowboy 1998

Horse and Cowboy 1998

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tristan Young
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1998
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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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Print titled 'Stingaree'

Print titled 'Stingaree'

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Prints
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Samantha Hobson
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1998
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Nova Peris' 4 x 100m relay gold medal from the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games

Nova Peris' 4 x 100m relay gold medal from the 1998 Kuala Lu...

Nova Peris collection
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Sports medals
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Nova Peris
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1998
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Tjanpi feather basket made by Nuniwa Imundura Donegan

Tjanpi feather basket made by Nuniwa Imundura Donegan

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women's Council collec...
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Baskets
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Blackstone (Papulankutja Aboriginal community), Western Australia, ...
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Nuniwa I. Donegan
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1995
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Labor's machine needs oiling

Labor's machine needs oiling

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Hand knitted beanie with

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Adi Dunlop collection
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Beanies
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mrs Adi Dunlop
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1997
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Man's white undershirt with green embroidery

Man's white undershirt with green embroidery

Olga Riet collection
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Shirts
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Uh Oh Looks Like Skase...

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Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1998
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