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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Message sticks
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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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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Australian Netball Team golden yellow polyester uniform skirt, worn by Liz Ellis on her debut in 1993

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History of Netball - Liz Ellis collection
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Skirts
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Mrs Liz Ellis
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1993
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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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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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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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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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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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Eddie Marbo, by C B Robinson.

Eddie Marbo, by C B Robinson.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Replicas
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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C B. Robinson
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1993
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Origin of Murray Darling II

Origin of Murray Darling II

Vincent Serico collection
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Paintings
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Vincent Serico
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1992
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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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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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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 promoting a peace march in 1986 for the international year of peace.

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1993
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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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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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Club

Club

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Clubs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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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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Long cylindrical basket grass woven eel trap

Long cylindrical basket grass woven eel trap

Patrick Bellamy collection
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Eel traps
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Patrick Bellamy
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1993
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietnam War

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Finger rings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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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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'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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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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Message stick

Message stick

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Message sticks
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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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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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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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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Drawing depicting a reef near Waraber (Sue Island), Torres Strait, by Tessie Peteri

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Tessie Peteri
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1992
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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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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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Mixed media construction or installation titled 'Anybank'

Mixed media construction or installation titled 'Anybank'

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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1993
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Poster for the 4th Annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sports Awards, Melbourne 3 November 1993

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Lorraine Coutts collection
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Event posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Neil 'Nicky' E. Winmar
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1993
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Warnampi Kutjarra (Water Snake Story)

Warnampi Kutjarra (Water Snake Story)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Australia
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Queenie Simms
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1993
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Union of Australian Women Peace is Possible

Union of Australian Women collection
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Banners
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Stop OMEGA US Bases Out

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Omega Navigation Facility, Victoria, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Commemorative stand displaying three World War Two artillery...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Commemorative objects
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Islington Railway Workshops, Kilburn, Adelaide, South Australia, Au...
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South Australian Railways
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1939
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White cotton t-shirt printed with 'Martime Union of Australia, 1993'

White cotton t-shirt printed with 'Martime Union of Australi...

Maritime Union of Australia collection
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T-shirts
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Maritime Union of Australia
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1993
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Clarrie Grogan, by C B Robinson.

Clarrie Grogan, by C B Robinson.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Drawings
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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C B. Robinson
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1993
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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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May Day Award Sydney 1988

Union of Australian Women collection
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Pennants
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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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39 photographs of various of U.A.W activities - Book 4

Union of Australian Women collection
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Photographs
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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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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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Round sticker that features the CND (Campaign for Nuclear Di...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Stickers
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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You Can't Hug Children with Nuclear Arms

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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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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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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May Day 1946, 3rd Prize, Non Industrial Housewives

Union of Australian Women collection
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Banners
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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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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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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ACTIVE Spring 1993

Union of Australian Women collection
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Newsletters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1993
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Replica of an English suffragette's purple woven plant fibre hat

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Dale Spender collection
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Hats
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Paris, France
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Suellen Bambrick
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1993
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Round sticker that features a black and white CND (Campaign ...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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1960
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