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Hawke Writing to Bond

Hawke Writing to Bond

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1992
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Yellow, blue, green and pink floral pattern dress from Thursday Island QLD

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Clothing
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Col Nakata
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1992
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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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Lizard sculpture

Lizard 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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Mouse sculpture

Mouse 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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The Opening of Parliament House by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

The Opening of Parliament House by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1992
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A quiet day with Mother tea-towel

A quiet day with Mother tea-towel

Union of Australian Women collection
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Tea-towels
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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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Tonbridge CND

Tonbridge CND

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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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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Sketch of an Asian woman, a Caucasian woman and an African woman in profile

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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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In the struggle for peace ... a toy for every Nicaraguan Child. International Solidarity Campaign of CIMEA

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Postcards
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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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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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Plastic cover

Plastic cover

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Covers
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Nina Sabatino
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1992
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Badge titled 'No Troops for Sinai'

Badge titled 'No Troops for Sinai'

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Sinai, Egypt
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1982
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Cat sculpture

Cat 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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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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Stylised image of a blond haired woman with a dove making up the hair of the 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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Saibai Island Dancers - Greetings from Torres Strait

Saibai Island Dancers - Greetings from Torres Strait

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Photographic postcards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1992
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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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Poster 'WAR TOY FREE ZONE'

Poster 'WAR TOY FREE ZONE'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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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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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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Feed the Cities not the Pentagon - Womens International League for Peace and Freedom

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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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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
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1981
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International Women's Day, 8 March United Nations Time for Action

International Women's Day, 8 March United Nations Time for A...

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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Bread Not Bombs

Bread Not Bombs

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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Out of ANZUS

Out of ANZUS

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty
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1951
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Digging stick

Digging stick

Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Digging sticks
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Menanga Durilla
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1992
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Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietnam War

Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietna...

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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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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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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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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Two bird sculptures

Two bird sculptures

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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1992
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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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Did They Beat The Drum Slowly As They Lowered You Down? by Ellen Jose

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Ellen Jose collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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Oval coconut leaf basket

Oval coconut leaf basket

Asou Omey collection
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Baskets
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Asou Omey
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1991
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Banff, Banff National Park, Canada
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1992
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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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Lizzie, Veronica, Kelly & Blue

Lizzie, Veronica, Kelly & Blue

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Paintings
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Mabuiag (Jervis) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lizzie Kris
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1992
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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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Digging stick

Digging stick

Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Digging sticks
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gulidja Durilla
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1992
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Republic of Australia

Republic of Australia

Robert Darby collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Paul J. Keating
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1996
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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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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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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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Art of the Time greeting card

Art of the Time greeting card

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Cards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Nina Sabatino
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1992
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Cat sculpture

Cat 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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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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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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U.N. Decade for Women 1976-1985

U.N. Decade for Women 1976-1985

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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Art of the Time greeting card

Art of the Time greeting card

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Cards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Danny Williams
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1992
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Nuclear Free Pacific

Nuclear Free Pacific

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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South Pacific,
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Peace on Earth

Peace on Earth

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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Government Workers Against the Bomb

Government Workers Against the Bomb

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Australian Public Service
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1981
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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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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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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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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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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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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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