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Right foot buckled sling back platform shoe with peek-a-boo toe

Right foot buckled sling back platform shoe with peek-a-boo ...

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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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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Poster

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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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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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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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Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled trailer with a 1080 bait distribution cylinder

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Brian Coman collection
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Pest control equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Jock MacRae
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1980
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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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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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Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, Costume Award, First Prize, 1994, Jacques Straetmans

Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, Costume Award, First Prize,...

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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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Narmoola Pool

Narmoola Pool

Dean Russell Moody collection
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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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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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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1900
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Poster promoting a peace march in 1986 for the international year of peace.

Poster promoting a peace march in 1986 for the international...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Poster titled 'Advance Australia Where?'

Poster titled 'Advance Australia Where?'

Lorraine Coutts collection
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Posters
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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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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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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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'Willy Wagtail and Hailstone Dreamings', painted by Pansy Napangarti, 1996

'Willy Wagtail and Hailstone Dreamings', painted by Pansy Na...

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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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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Roxby Downs - the uranium you're mining when you're not mini...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Roxby Downs, South Australia, Australia
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Coalition for a Nuclear Free Australia
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1987
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Poster titled 'Stop the Torture - Free all Palestinian Polit...

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Political posters
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Palestine
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Palestinian Human Rights Campaign
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1982
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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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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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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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Bookmaker's wooden case

Bookmaker's wooden case

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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Australian Netball Team gold polyester uniform skirt

Australian Netball Team gold polyester uniform skirt

History of Netball - Carissa Tombs collection
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Skirts
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Western Australia, Australia
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Perm-a-Pleat
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1993
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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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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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Framed artwork of velvet material with a drawing of an Abori...

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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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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Fifth panel of the embroidery titled 'The Crimson Thread of Kinship', created to commemorate the centenary of Australian federation 1901-2001

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

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1900
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I Own a Nuclear Target

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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United States of America
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United States Armed Forces
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1960
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Badge featuring the famous image of the face of Che Guevara ...

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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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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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament symbol transfer sticker

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Transfers
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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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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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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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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I want to grow up not blow up

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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White cotton muslin petticoat

White cotton muslin petticoat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Petticoats
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1900
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