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Letter from Gough Whitlam asking Minister L Barnard to Act as Prime Minister from 25 October to 5 November 1973 during Whitlam's absence in China

Letter from Gough Whitlam asking Minister L Barnard to Act a...

Hon Lance Barnard collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Hon Edward G. Whitlam
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1973
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Harvest of Endurance : A History of the Chinese in Australia 1788-1988

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Australia-China Friendship Society collection
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Scrolls
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Australia
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Mr Mo Xiangyi
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1987
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Men's grey trousers

Men's grey trousers

Michael Long collection no. 1
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Chinese labour indenture certificate between Ng Hong and J B Simpson issued in Sydney in 1851

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Tim McCormick collection
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Indentures
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ng Hong
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Invitiation 'To meet His Excellency Dr. Hsu Mo, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Republic of China', 1941

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Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1941
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Diary of a boat trip from Melbourne to Japan via Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Cairns, Thursday Island, Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai in 1935

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Lorelle Moore collection
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Diaries
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Victoria, Australia
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Lorelle Moore
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1935
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In these days of cheap Chinese labour

In these days of cheap Chinese labour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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I'm sorry

I'm sorry

Rosie Egyedi collection
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Rosie Egyedi
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1998
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Maris Pacifici quod vulgo Mar del Zur

Maris Pacifici quod vulgo Mar del Zur

Maris Pacifici Map collection
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Abraham Ortelius
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1595
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Diary of Lorelle Sample, Australia - Japan, 1935

Diary of Lorelle Sample, Australia - Japan, 1935

Lorelle Moore collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Fred Daly collection
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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British passport issued to Karl Henry Aumuller, a Certificat...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly shaking hands with K...

Fred Daly collection
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Artist's paint brush used to apply wax in Ernabella batik making process

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Hairbrush

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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London, England
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Mappin & Webb Ltd
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Fred Daly collection
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Copper printing plate for printing business cards, with "K. ...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Kelly & Walsh Limited
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Gold pump left shoe

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 2
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Calendar for 1930, advertising Hataman brand Chinese cigaret...

Anne Stockton collection no. 2
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Hu Boxiang
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Toy koala with I Love Australia vest

Toy koala with I Love Australia vest

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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United Souvenirs Pty Ltd
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly with Director of Fin...

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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Blue and white soccer ball

Blue and white soccer ball

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Whitework fine table runner

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Circular wood fibre 'coolie' hat

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Pink cloth visor with plastic slide buckle to adjust the hea...

Margaret Coen collection
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Red and purple singlet worn by Charli Robinson from Hi-5

Red and purple singlet worn by Charli Robinson from Hi-5

Kids Like Us - Hi-5 Performance Costumes collection
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Miss Shop
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Ansett Australia and Sydney 2000 Olympic Games promotional baseball cap

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Anthony Polinelli and Catherine Bridges collection
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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Purple singlet top worn by a member of Hi-5

Purple singlet top worn by a member of Hi-5

Kids Like Us - Hi-5 Performance Costumes collection
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Box for hair care equipment

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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London, England
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Mappin & Webb Ltd
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly seated on a couch wi...

Fred Daly collection
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Red singlet top worn by a member of Hi-5

Red singlet top worn by a member of Hi-5

Kids Like Us - Hi-5 Performance Costumes collection
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Miss Shop
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly with ten Chinese off...

Fred Daly collection
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Artist's paint brush used to apply wax in Ernabella batik making process

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Hair brush and comb set

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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London, England
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Mappin & Webb Ltd
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Fred Daly collection
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Caravan of Kerosene oil in the Fumen Plain - en route from Y...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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Poster advertising Hataman brand Chinese cigarettes

Anne Stockton collection no. 2
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The British-American Tobacco Co Pty Ltd
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Calendar for 1934, advertising Three Castles brand Chinese c...

Anne Stockton collection no. 2
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Hu Boxiang
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1933
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Why Didn't You Bring Up Human Rights With China?

Why Didn't You Bring Up Human Rights With China?

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1999
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Australian passport issued to "Karl Henry AUMULLER

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly with an unidentified...

Fred Daly collection
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1963
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Clock from the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia

Clock from the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade collection no. 2
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Wall clocks
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Seiko Pty Ltd
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Halter-neck top in red stretch fabric

Halter-neck top in red stretch fabric

Kids Like Us - Hi-5 Performance Costumes collection
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SABA
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly with two unidentifie...

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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Floral pattern face washer

Margaret Coen collection
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly viewing Chinese arte...

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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Black and white photograph of the front of the Grand Hotel, ...

Fred Daly collection
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Photograph album

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly with Madame and Mr D...

Fred Daly collection
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly gesturing at a Buddh...

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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Business card printing plate

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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Black and white photograph of an unidentified bald man shaki...

Fred Daly collection
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Photograph of Bill Morrow, his daughter, and the Vice-President of China

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Audrey Johnson collection
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Mr William 'Bill' Morrow
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At first it didn't succeed, so Foster's China tries again

At first it didn't succeed, so Foster's China tries again

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Jennie George's grey and blue enamel mug bearing a Council f...

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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly using an intercom-sp...

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Woollen khaki peaked hat

Woollen khaki peaked hat

Myrtle Ivy Lindsay collection
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Myrtle I. Lindsay
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Certificate of Registration issued on 26 January 1922

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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