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Seven Sisters songline by Josphine Mick, 1994

Seven Sisters songline by Josphine Mick, 1994

Diana James collection
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Josephine Mick
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1994
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Pair of buckled sling back platform shoes with peek-a-boo toes

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Ron Muncaster collection no. 1
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Shoes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Muncaster
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1994
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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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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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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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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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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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Poster titled 'Advance Australia Where?'

Poster titled 'Advance Australia Where?'

Lorraine Coutts collection
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Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Terri...
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National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee
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1992
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Narmoola Pool

Narmoola Pool

Dean Russell Moody collection
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Artworks
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Leonora, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean R. Moody
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1994
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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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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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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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Right foot buckled sling back platform shoe with peek-a-boo toe

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Ron Muncaster collection no. 1
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Shoes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Muncaster
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1994
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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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'Willy Wagtail and Hailstone Dreamings', painted by Pansy Napangarti, 1996

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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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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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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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Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, Costume Award, First Prize, 1994, Jacques Straetmans

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Ron Muncaster collection no. 1
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Trophies
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jacques Straetmans
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1994
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Poster

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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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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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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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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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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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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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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Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled trailer with a 1080 bait distribution cylinder

Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled tra...

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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River Dreaming - woven fibre mat

River Dreaming - woven fibre mat

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Decorative weavings
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1994
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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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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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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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Cox Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gullawun D. Lee
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1994
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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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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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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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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on...

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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Colonising Species, by Kevin Gilbert

Colonising Species, by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1989
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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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Feed the Cities not the Pentagon - Womens International Leag...

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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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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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her hu...

Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Part one of a silver belt buckle engraved with kangaroo motifs

Part one of a silver belt buckle engraved with kangaroo moti...

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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Varnished cedar balloon-backed chair, made for the Postmaste...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Chairs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1873
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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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Poster - "For a Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific''

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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Lucille Balls Mardi Gras costume

Lucille Balls Mardi Gras costume

Ron Muncaster collection no. 1
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Costumes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Muncaster
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1994
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Digging for Yams

Digging for Yams

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas K. Ah See
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1994
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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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We want to be nucelar free

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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Poster titled 'Support Bir Zeit University - Hands-off Pales...

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Political posters
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Birzeit (Bir Zayt), West Bank, Palestine
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Palestinian Human Rights Campaign
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1982
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I Am A Woman For Peace

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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Painted bamboo drum

Painted bamboo drum

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Musical drums
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Murray Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lena Passi
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1987
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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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Aboriginal Areas Authority unused circular bronze site marke...

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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UAW FOR Peace

UAW FOR Peace

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political 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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Union of Australian Women Peace is Possible

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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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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Length of cotton cloth printed with an abstract batik design

Length of cotton cloth printed with an abstract batik design

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Textile lengths
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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1994
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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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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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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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Wollongong City Soccer Club Gold Decade Member medallion in presentation box, Johnny Warren, 2003

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Medallions
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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1994
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