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Media pass issued for the visit to Australia by the US Secretary of State and Secretary of Defence, 1987

Media pass issued for the visit to Australia by the US Secre...

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1987
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Sample of rock collected on the moon during the Apollo XVII Mission, 1972

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Department of Science and the Environment collection
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Geological specimens
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President Richard M. Nixon
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1972
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Young's Store Currency Note

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Log Cabin

Log Cabin

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Quilts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1900
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Two Dogs at Mungarkatakatanya

Two Dogs at Mungarkatakatanya

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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John Tjakamarra
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Composing stick

Composing stick

Les Robertson collection
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Printing accessories
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Entree card for admission to The Foyer for the Opening Ceremony of Parliament House, Canberra, Monday, 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Painting on paper by Nathanael Maralngura, Gunbalanya (Oenpelli) NT - from the story 'Inganarr, the Giant Serpent' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 32

Painting on paper by Nathanael Maralngura, Gunbalanya (Oenpe...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Nathanael N. Maralngura
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Landscape painting.

Landscape painting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Cordula Ebatarinja
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1967
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Centenary of Federation National Apology Program!

The Centenary of Federation National Apology Program!

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1997
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Furnace Shovel from the Government Printing Office

Furnace Shovel from the Government Printing Office

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Shovels
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'The Anteater & The Turtle' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 53

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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Killer Sponge

Killer Sponge

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1999
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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...Captures the spirit of our past and the probable direction of our future...

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Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1985
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Speak out against French nuclear tests...

Speak out against French nuclear tests...

ACT Trades and Labour Council collection
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Political posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Young and Rubicam
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1995
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Two Snakes by Jack Wunuwun

Two Snakes by Jack Wunuwun

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jack Wunuwun
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1976
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'Gunyan White Sand Crab', by Narritjin Maymuru

'Gunyan White Sand Crab', by Narritjin Maymuru

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Blue Mud Bay, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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Silver serviette ring with an enamelled badge of the Canberra Coat of Arms

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Beverley Davidoff collection
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Serviette rings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr William Gee
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1940
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Invitation to the 'March under the Rainbow'

Invitation to the 'March under the Rainbow'

ACT Trades and Labour Council collection
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Handbills
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Australia
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Miss Honey Nelson
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1995
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Close Shave

Close Shave

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Canadian Mask

Canadian Mask

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Masks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Young's Store Currency Note

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Entree card for admission to The Forecourt for the Opening Ceremony of Parliament House, Canberra, Monday, 9 May 1988

Entree card for admission to The Forecourt for the Opening C...

Chris Grady collection
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Bark painting depicting artist's father's Dreaming story by Jack Wunuwun, Gamedi, about 1981

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Gamardi Outstation, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack Wunuwun
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1985
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Women's Dreaming, by Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Women's Dreaming, by Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Emily K. Kngwarreye
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly at the microphone, 1978

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1978
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Thong Thrown at Owner of the First Victa.....

Thong Thrown at Owner of the First Victa.....

Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1989
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Black and white photograph of three military personnel looking towards a military tent camp

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Black and white photograph of mounted soldiers

Black and white photograph of mounted soldiers

Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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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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Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Cere...

Chris Grady collection
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Stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Young's currency note

Young's currency note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Black and white photograph titled 'Canberra from Parliament House 1927'

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sun Feature Bureau
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1927
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Programme Official Opening J. B. Young Limited, Queanbeyan, 23 May 1956

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Programs
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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Queanbeyan Age Print
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1956
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Souvenir mug - Australia a nation, May 1927, To commemorate the opening of the Federal Parliament House Canberra

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John and Jan Wilson collection
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Commemorative mugs
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England, United Kingdom
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Aynsley and Sons
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1926
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Canberra Self Drive Political Discovery Tour Map

Canberra Self Drive Political Discovery Tour Map

Fred Daly collection
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Maps
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Rainbow March invitations

Rainbow March invitations

ACT Trades and Labour Council collection
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Invitations
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Australia
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Miss Honey Nelson
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1995
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Media pass for the 1982 Royal visit

Media pass for the 1982 Royal visit

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1982
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Everybody's Thinking Young's

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Advertising stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Painting on paper by Suzanne Chalmers, Alice Springs NT - from the story 'How the goanna and the lizard got their painted backs' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), probably p. 19

Painting on paper by Suzanne Chalmers, Alice Springs NT - fr...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Susanne Chalmers
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1974
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Invitation to a State Ball at Parliament House, Canberra, on 25 October 1934

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Invitations
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1934
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Young's store currency note.

Young's store currency note.

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Canberra view from ... 12.3.13

Canberra view from ... 12.3.13

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1913
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Photograph showing Fred Daly being crowned King of Canberra

Photograph showing Fred Daly being crowned King of Canberra

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Entree card for admission to The Members' Hall for the Opening Ceremony of Parliament House, Canberra, Monday, 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Snap!

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1996
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Pocket Politics No.1, 1955

Pocket Politics No.1, 1955

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 12
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Pamphlets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Liberal Party of Australia
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1955
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Black and white photograph of a military tent camp

Black and white photograph of a military tent camp

Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Young's Store Currency Note

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Black and white photograph of St. John's Church in Reid, Canberra

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Certificate awarded to E Thompson for Midweek and Weekenders Best Second Nine, Royal Canberra Golf Club Associates

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Thompson Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Young's Store Currency Note

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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