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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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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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Lucian and Ethel returning from honeymoon in 1895

Lucian and Ethel returning from honeymoon in 1895

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1895
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Ceramic bottle

Ceramic bottle

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1975
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Springfield parasol

Springfield parasol

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Child's drawing by unknown artist

Child's drawing by unknown artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Illustration of flowers and a Christmas verse,

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clement Antirimgaraka
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Buchanan hospital children's ward

Buchanan hospital children's ward

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Embroidery pattern

Embroidery pattern

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Patterns
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Bunte magazine

Bunte magazine

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Magazine clippings
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Jim Killen swinging out of a sand bunker.

Jim Killen swinging out of a sand bunker.

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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The Honey Ant Dreaming

The Honey Ant Dreaming

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Musty S. Tjapangati
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Photograph portrait of Fred Daly in the 1980's

Photograph portrait of Fred Daly in the 1980's

Fred Daly collection
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Knights Bachelor record, 1981

Knights Bachelor record, 1981

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Books
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Black and white photograph of The Weir, Yass

Black and white photograph of The Weir, Yass

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photographic postcard of the P.O. Pirates rugby league football team

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kodak
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1912
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Railway Station Rookwood

Railway Station Rookwood

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lidcombe, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Installation tool for boot lid hold-open tension spring

Installation tool for boot lid hold-open tension spring

Hugh Videion collection
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Engineering tools
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Fishermens Bend, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1946
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'Wallaby Men Dreaming at Marru(nga)' by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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Model spearthrower

Model spearthrower

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Sergeant V Barlow at Birdsville Races

Sergeant V Barlow at Birdsville Races

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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An Aboriginal From Melbourne - The spear and boomerang are now, More emblems of my race; ...

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Paddy Fish (Fisherman), Irimiati
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1965
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Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 2
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Wine glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Government of Australia
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Green hinged medal case

Green hinged medal case

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Medal cases
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Rabbet plane

Rabbet plane

John Docker collection
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Rabbet planes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Blue and gold coloured dance program with a cherub decoration on the front and a green ribbon attached

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Wesleyan Church and Hospital, Ararat, Victoria

Wesleyan Church and Hospital, Ararat, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ararat, Victoria, Australia
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Fred Daly posing with two men and one woman -National Management contest ICL

Fred Daly posing with two men and one woman -National Manage...

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Angilyiya Tjapiti Mitchelll and Sokaway Paula Lyons, 2015

Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Angilyiya Tjapiti Mitchelll...

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Containers
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Angilyiya T. Mitchell
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2015
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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, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pamela Tipuamantumirri
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'Order of the Blowtorch', awarded to Senator Bronwyn Bishop in 1992

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Bronwyn Bishop collection
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Awards
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Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Senator Bronwyn Bishop
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1992
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Wishing well and bowling green, Lorne, Vic

Wishing well and bowling green, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Wet specimen - Echidna - brain and spinal cord

Wet specimen - Echidna - brain and spinal cord

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Welcome to Sir Ross Smith and Party at Town Hall Sydney, 14-2-20

Welcome to Sir Ross Smith and Party at Town Hall Sydney, 14-...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir Ross M. Smith KBE MC DFC AFC
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1920
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Child's drawing by unknown artist

Child's drawing by unknown artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Letter addressed to Will Glover from cousin Cissy Grahame, inviting Will and his wife to visit

Letter addressed to Will Glover from cousin Cissy Grahame, i...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Cissy Grahame
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1919
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Photograph of Fred Daly shaking hands

Photograph of Fred Daly shaking hands

Fred Daly collection
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Green and brown woollen gaiters

Green and brown woollen gaiters

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Gaiters
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Portrait of Charles Perkins carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Charles Perkins carved into an emu egg

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Bill Reid
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1975
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mervyn Tungutalum
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Vice-Regal Bicky

Vice-Regal Bicky

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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Convict love token from E. Haddon

Convict love token from E. Haddon

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Aboriginal breastplate for Ada Derika, Queen of Durham

Aboriginal breastplate for Ada Derika, Queen of Durham

HS McCullagh collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Durham, Queensland, Australia
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Ada Derika
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Armband

Armband

Charles Hart collection
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Untitled basket by Nancy Nyanyarna Jackson

Untitled basket by Nancy Nyanyarna Jackson

Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Baskets
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Nancy N. Jackson
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Invitation addressed to Miss Faithfull from Mrs John Marks.

Invitation addressed to Miss Faithfull from Mrs John Marks.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lawrence Miler
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Envelope for letter from 'Nephew & Cousin George' to 'Aunty, Uncle & Enid'

Envelope for letter from 'Nephew & Cousin George' to 'Aunty,...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Envelopes
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Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William R. Glover
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1941
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Gertie Ngallametta
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You can't hug a child with nuclear arms tea-towel

You can't hug a child with nuclear arms 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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Postcard featuring a verse titled

Postcard featuring a verse titled "THE WAR NAP" written by "...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Film negative - Trig erected on Krupp Hill, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Bark painting 'Nakidjkidj and Mimih at Nimbuwa Rock' by Bobby Barrdjaray Nganjmirra, Gumardir River Outstation, 1970

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Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Convict love token from Charles Waldron, 1844

Convict love token from Charles Waldron, 1844

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Canal (actually a river) in front of the B.A.T. Mess Yunnanfu in flood Augt 1920

The Canal (actually a river) in front of the B.A.T. Mess Yun...

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Child's drawing by unknown artist, Over the range

Child's drawing by unknown artist, Over the range

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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