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Glass plate negative - Station hands butchering a beast, Victoria River Downs station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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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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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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A book containing Erlikilyika's (Jim Kite) sketches of camp life, observed by him during WB Spencer's and FJ Gillen's expedition to the Gulf of Carpentaria in 1901-2

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Robert Gillen collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1901
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If You Love Me Love Me Safely by Marrnyula Mununggurr

If You Love Me Love Me Safely by Marrnyula Mununggurr

Marrynyula Mununggurr collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marrnyula Mununggurr
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2000
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Northern Territory Natives, John Burnett

Northern Territory Natives, John Burnett

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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L Bush
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A Northern Territory camel team

A Northern Territory camel team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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QSL card for VK8T, The voice of the Inland

QSL card for VK8T, The voice of the Inland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Goanna [Perentie]

Goanna [Perentie]

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Tuckerbox used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he travelled on work as an officer bearer of FCAATSI, 1950s-1960s

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Joe McGinness collection
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Food storage containers
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Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Nameplate for Ludwig Leichhardt 1848

Nameplate for Ludwig Leichhardt 1848

Bristow Smith collection
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Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia
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Ludwig Leichhardt
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1848
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Cream-coloured envelope printed with A.M. AERIAL MEDICAL SERVICE

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Modified and battered green Toyota Landcruiser 40 Series Short Wheel Base Four Wheel Drive vehicle known as the 'Buff Catcher'

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Tommy Fawcett collection
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1980
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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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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Discussion poster No.61 - Can we develop our empty north? - May 15, 1950

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George W Barber collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1950
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Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spearthrower and wearing pubic fur tassel, Wardaman people, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Northern Territory Automobile Association car badge

Northern Territory Automobile Association car badge

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Motor car badges
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Sir Hubert F. Opperman
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QSL card for VK8XT A M Aerial Medical Service, Voice of the Inland

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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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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Four Conidae Conus Monachus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Spear

Ron Bell collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Pair of 'Rytrim' secateurs, used by Major Les Hiddins

Pair of 'Rytrim' secateurs, used by Major Les Hiddins

Les Hiddins collection
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Secateurs
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Les Hiddins
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Utilised flake [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Armband of split cane with parakeet feathers bound on the outer rim with fibre and secured with adhesive

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Helen Reeve collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1972
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Henbury Meteorite

Clement Victor Latz collection
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Geological specimens
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Shale Meteorite

Clement Victor Latz collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Wooden charm

Wooden charm

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Volutidae Volutoconus Bednalli (Rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Rectangular emergency signalling mirror, used by Major Les Hiddins

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Les Hiddins collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Les Hiddins
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Edge-ground axe heads (stone)
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Redheads matches box lid

Redheads matches box lid

Greg Spiers - Fire Control in Kakadu National Park collection
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Box lids
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Swedish Match
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Volutidae Melo Amphora (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1968
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Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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'An Adelaide to Darwin railway by the 1988 Australian Bicentennial', souvenir paperweight created from a thin cross section of a railway track

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Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
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South Australia, Australia
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1978
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Henbury Meteorite

Clement Victor Latz collection
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Geological specimens
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Matters of her Heart

Pamela Croft collection
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Keppel Sands, Queensland, Australia
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Pamela J. Croft
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1993
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Henbury Meteorite

Clement Victor Latz collection
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Geological specimens
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Green canvas ALICE backpack attached to a metal frame, used by Major Les Hiddins

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Les Hiddins collection
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Backpacks
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United States of America
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Mr Les Hiddins
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Melaleuca bark container

Melaleuca bark container

Helen Reeve collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1981
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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1987
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Albite

Percival Douglas Boerner collection
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Geological specimens
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Henbury Meteorite

Clement Victor Latz collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Muscovite

Clement Victor Latz collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Upper grinding stone/Anvil [stone implement]

JC Le Souef collection
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Upper grinding stones
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Cassididae Phalium Areola (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Six Janthinidae Janthina Globosa shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Corundum

Percival Douglas Boerner collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Volutidae Melo Amphora (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Say NO to uranium mining: No weapons, No waste, No uranium

Say NO to uranium mining: No weapons, No waste, No uranium

Northern Territory Environment Centre collection
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Political posters
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Energy Resources of Australia Ltd
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Mappa shells (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Brucellosis and Tuberculosis Eradication Campaign (BTEC) sign used in the Northern Territory, 1970-1980s

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Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries (NT) collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Department of Primary Industries
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Four Conidae Conus Coronatus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Kyanite

Percival Douglas Boerner collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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