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Set of three glasses

Set of three glasses

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Glasses
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Brown leather-look vinyl briefcase used by Hon Peter Walsh while he was a senator for Western Australia

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Hon Peter Walsh collection
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Briefcases
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Peter A. Walsh
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1974
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Camisole

Camisole

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camisoles
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1900
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Pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Pair of pink-brown 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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Portrait photograph of Mrs Ullman

Portrait photograph of Mrs Ullman

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Princely Gravy

Princely Gravy

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Portrait photograph of Dolly Wright

Portrait photograph of Dolly Wright

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Potato masher

Potato masher

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Potato mashers
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Bomarea edulis

Bomarea edulis

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Portrait photograph of Peta Toppano

Portrait photograph of Peta Toppano

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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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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Poster

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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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1985  Participation Development Peace - IYY [International Youth Year].

1985 Participation Development Peace - IYY [International Y...

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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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

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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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Portrait photograph of an unidentified woman with dark wavy hair

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Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Portrait photograph of Thelma Clune

Portrait photograph of Thelma Clune

Jon Lewis collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Cartoon of Australian art critic Robert Hughes dressed as a convict

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1987
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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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Pillow

Pillow

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillows
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Pressed glass vase

Pressed glass vase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Vases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1940
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The Eighties Lending Spree

The Eighties Lending Spree

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1991
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Female symbol and fist

Female symbol and fist

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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Souvenir miniature cricket bat, signed by the 1987 Australian and English women's cricket teams

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Commemorative objects
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England
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Gray-Nicholls
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1987
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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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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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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly seated on a floral couch with his arms crossed, 1980s

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1980
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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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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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Cartoon of Ian McLachlan, President of the National Farmers Federation, dressed as a peasant

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1987
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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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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Photograph of three women in red skirts and white tops with red and black flower motifs

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Photographs
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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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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Portrait photograph of Mary Anne Lever

Portrait photograph of Mary Anne Lever

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Small china bowl

Small china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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We want to be nuclear free

We want to be nuclear free

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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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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Photograph of a mens cricket team, 1987

Photograph of a mens cricket team, 1987

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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1987
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Crotalaria verrucosa

Crotalaria verrucosa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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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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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Ceriops tagal

Ceriops tagal

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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This House is a Nuclear Free Zone tea-towel

This House is a Nuclear Free Zone tea-towel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Make the most of this it may be the last piece of veneer you see

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Janeene Wallwork collection
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Information sheets
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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The Lord's Prayer [artwork depicting the last supper made from mother-of-pearl]

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General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Artworks
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Bethlehem, West Bank, Israel
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1975
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Two hands holding a broken gun

Two hands holding a broken gun

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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Portrait photograph of an unidentified woman with dark hair

Portrait photograph of an unidentified woman with dark hair

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Portrait photograph of an unidentified woman with light wavy hair

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Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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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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United Nations' Decade for Women 1976-1985

United Nations' 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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Poster advertising Regular Milk Australia's first 200 years on one litre whole milk cartons

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Advertising posters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Portrait photograph of Else Brown

Portrait photograph of Else Brown

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Portrait photograph of Lyn Clarke

Portrait photograph of Lyn Clarke

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Poster

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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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