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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

Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the fir...

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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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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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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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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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1900
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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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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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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

Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at w...

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

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Containers
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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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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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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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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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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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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Lithgow Small Arms Factory Slazenger Model 1B single shot bolt action .22 rifle

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Tom Heinsohn collection
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Rifles
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Lithgow Small Arms Factory
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1950
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Varnished cedar cabinet in two sections, made for the GPO Sy...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Cabinets
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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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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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Unused rectangular beige and brown aluminium sign warning of...

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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Baby's silk bib

Baby's silk bib

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Baby bibs
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1900
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White cotton starched child's bonnet with alternate layers of lace bands stitched together, lined with white lawn

White cotton starched child's bonnet with alternate layers o...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bonnets
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1900
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White china bowl

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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Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle, and later horses, on Lyndavale Station, NT

Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle,...

John Stanes collection
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Brands
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Erldunda, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Sydney H. Stanes
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1920
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Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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1900
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Greenhide hobble strap

Greenhide hobble strap

Ted Fogarty collection
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Horse tack
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Lucy Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ted Fogarty
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1988
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Unused rectangular beige, brown and red aluminium sign warni...

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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White cotton petticoat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Petticoats
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1900
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Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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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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You Have My Word...

You Have My Word...

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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1988
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Fiji Football Association 60th Anniversary medallion

Fiji Football Association 60th Anniversary medallion

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Medallions
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Fiji
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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1938
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Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of a Hill's-typre rotary clothes hoist

Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of...

Rosemary Huff-Johnston collection
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Containers
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Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1959
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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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Blue plastic cover for shear blades, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

Blue plastic cover for shear blades, used by professional sh...

Colin Davis collection
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Covers
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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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Pair of ladies cream satin shoes with cream and silver glass beading in a triangular shape on the front

Pair of ladies cream satin shoes with cream and silver glass...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1900
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Wollongong City Soccer Club Gold Decade Member medallion in presentation box, Johnny Warren, 2003

Wollongong City Soccer Club Gold Decade Member medallion in ...

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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Stockman's hybrid saddle custom-made by James Saddlery, which was won by Alan Fogarty and used by David Fogarty

Stockman's hybrid saddle custom-made by James Saddlery, whic...

Ted Fogarty collection
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Saddles
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Queensland, Australia
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James Saddlery
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1994
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Unused rectangular yellow and brown aluminium sign that desi...

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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Painted wooden 'female' Tiwi spear

Painted wooden 'female' Tiwi spear

John Moody collection
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Spears
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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1948
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Branding iron,

Branding iron, "TXC"

Ted Fogarty collection
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Brands
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Lucy Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ted Fogarty
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1978
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Hand crocheted bedspread

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Bedspreads
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Wollstonecraft, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Eveline Whiting
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1908
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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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ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes wringers
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Glasgow, Scotland
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ACME Manufacturing Co
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1900
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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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Camisole

Camisole

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camisoles
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1900
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Varnished dark wooden writing desk with sloping top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Writing desks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1874
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Griddle Iron

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cooking equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Unused triangular aluminium sign 'Aboriginal Sacred Site' [n...

Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Signs
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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Painting of concentric rectangles - untitled

Painting of concentric rectangles - untitled

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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Ronnie Tjampitjinpa
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1991
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Combination UTS Sheffield shears, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

Combination UTS Sheffield shears, used by professional shear...

Colin Davis Collection
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Shearing equipment
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Sheffield, England
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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Third panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', created to commemorate the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

Third panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of ...

ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Embroidered pictures
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Embroiderers' Guild ACT Inc
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2000
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Cooper Notebook, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

Cooper Notebook, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on...

Colin Davis collection
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Notebooks
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1979
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Poison applicator used for Chloropicrin poison

Brian Coman collection
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Pest control equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Dr Brian J. Coman
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1968
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Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a re...

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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Five-horse power Lundell brand electric motor, used at the C...

Department of Administrative Services collection
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Motors
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United States of America
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Sprague Electric Co
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1890
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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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Salacious Rumours

Salacious Rumours

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1988
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Sydney Water

Sydney Water

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1988
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Sharpening stone for shears, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

Sharpening stone for shears, used by professional shearer Co...

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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