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China saucer for a coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

China saucer for a coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth P...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Badge featuring the famous image of the face of Che Guevara in negative, underscored with 'Resistance'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Che Guevara
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1981
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I [Love] Being Free from Smoking - Narcotics Education Inc., 1985

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Letter holder

Letter holder

Union of Australian Women collection
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Letter holders
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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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Piece of chalk used to mark shipping containers by Dutch immigrant dockside worker Harry Duyker

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 1
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Chalks
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Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Herman '. Duyker
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1980
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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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No More Hiroshima

No More Hiroshima

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Hiroshima, Japan
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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UAW. Union of Aust. Women

UAW. Union of Aust. Women

Union of Australian Women collection
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Union 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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Button Brasso

Button Brasso

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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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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1988
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Turtle Hunt Series (2 of 3).

Turtle Hunt Series (2 of 3).

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Galuru, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nyapilingu Dhamarrandji
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1985
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National Conference Observer 1950 - 1985, UAW [Union of Aust. Women]

National Conference Observer 1950 - 1985, UAW [Union of Aust...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Union 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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Sydney May Day Committee UAW (Union of Australian Women) Best Women's Organisation, 1990

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plates
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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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Possum costume

Possum costume

Cairns and Far North Queensland Environment Centre collection
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Costumes
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Jan Harris
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1980
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Sticker

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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Miss Australia crown worn by national titleholders in the Miss Australia Quest each year from 1965 to 1991

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Miss Australia Company collection
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Crowns (headwear)
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ernest Booth
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1964
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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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Hiroshima Never Again!'88

Hiroshima Never Again!'88

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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Illuminated address to William Barbour

Illuminated address to William Barbour

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Illuminated addresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1907
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Equal Pay Year 1986

Equal Pay Year 1986

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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International Women's' Year 1975

International Women's' Year 1975

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative 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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International Women's Day mug

International Women's Day mug

Union of Australian Women collection
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Mugs
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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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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

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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Badge is red and black with peace symbol

Badge is red and black with peace symbol

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Stop OMEGA US Bases Out

Stop OMEGA US Bases Out

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Omega Navigation Facility, Victoria, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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T-Model Ford Truck, used to promote Aeroplane Jelly

T-Model Ford Truck, used to promote Aeroplane Jelly

McCormick Foods Australia collection
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Trucks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited
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1924
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Equal Pay Year 1986

Equal Pay Year 1986

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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Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Three women, an Asian woman, a Caucasian woman and an African woman

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Union of Australian Women collection
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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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No more Hiroshima - Mobilisation for Survival

No more Hiroshima - Mobilisation for Survival

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Hiroshima, Japan
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Milky Way.

Milky Way.

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maymirrirr Maymuru
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1985
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Movimento Democratico De Mulheres MDM

Movimento Democratico De Mulheres MDM

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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Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Arrawatta, New South Wales, Australia
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Bulgra
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1920
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Poster titled 'The Story of Forwards-Backwards Land'

Poster titled 'The Story of Forwards-Backwards Land'

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Political posters
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1985
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Bamboo hybrid stringed musical instrument called a 'dan tre', an original creation by Vietnamese refugee Minh Tam Nguyen

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Minh Nguyen collection
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Musical instruments
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Philippines
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Mr Minh Tam Nguyen
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1982
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US Out - USSR stay out. Fight for Independence

US Out - USSR stay out. Fight for Independence

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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United States of America
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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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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PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

PS 'Enterprise' built in Echuca, Victoria, in 1878

Graeme Rex and Jane Avril Niehus collection no. 1
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Paddle-steamers
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Beverley, Yorkshire, England
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Beverley Iron Coy Limited
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1877
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'Yingapungapu'

'Yingapungapu'

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bumiti 2 Dhamarrandji
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1985
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Everyone Counts for a Nuclear Free Australia

Everyone Counts for a Nuclear Free Australia

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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Manytjimi Berries, a dot painting depicting three cross shapes

Manytjimi Berries, a dot painting depicting three cross shap...

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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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1975
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Clay pot by Thancoupie

Clay pot by Thancoupie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Pots
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Thancoupie
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1975
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Percival Proctor Mk 1 monoplane VH-FEP

Percival Proctor Mk 1 monoplane VH-FEP

Frederick Edmunds collection
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Aeroplanes
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Luton, Bedfordshire, England
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Percival Aircraft Company Limited
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1942
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Artwork titled

Artwork titled "Dispossessed"

Workshop Arts Centre collection no. 2
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Political posters
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New South Wales, Australia
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Alice Hinton Bateup
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1985
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Female and peace symbols

Female and peace symbols

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Bone china coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffee cups
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Bomarea edulis

Bomarea edulis

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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The Peace Bus; Driving for disarmament

The Peace Bus; Driving for disarmament

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1984
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Painting depicts three human figures, one kangaroo and one string bag

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Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Bark paintings
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Gudjekbin, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1965
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Bark painting 'Bartji (Jungle yams)' by Jack Wunuwun, Gamardi, about 1985

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Inada Holdings 11/12/1985 collection
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Bark paintings
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Gamardi Outstation, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack Wunuwun
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1985
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Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Bring the frigates home

Bring the frigates home

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Royal Australian Navy
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1981
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The Will Of The People Shall Prevail

The Will Of The People Shall Prevail

John Sheppard collection
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Placards
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Ravenshoe, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ted Gabriel
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1980
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Act Responsibly for Christ's Sake - Nuclear War?

Act Responsibly for Christ's Sake - Nuclear War?

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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Stop Star Wars

Stop Star Wars

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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The Strategic Defense Initiative Organization
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1981
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Artwork by Vikki Vasilevski titled 'War and Peace'

Artwork by Vikki Vasilevski titled 'War and Peace'

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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Photographic slides
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dr Di Bretherton
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1985
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IYY [International Year of Youth]

IYY [International Year of Youth]

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative 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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Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thread, Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Slippers
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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