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Rosary beads made by Mr Lech Chmielewski, 1982

Rosary beads made by Mr Lech Chmielewski, 1982

Lech Chmielewski collection
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Rosary beads
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Poland
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Mr Lech Chmielewski
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1982
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Free Nelson Mandela

Free Nelson Mandela

Kerry Browning collection
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Banners
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South Africa, Africa
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Nelson R. Mandela
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1990
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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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Set of headphones, and two additional sets of headsets and ear pieces

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Ernest B Phillips collection
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Headphones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1960
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Cartoon depicting two swagmen and a dog fleeing down a hill from a charging bull

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Douglas E Tainsh collection
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Cartoons
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Noosaville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Douglas E. Tainsh
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1987
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Cartoon reproduction, a black and white illustration with LAFFERTY across the top

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Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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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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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Club

Club

Enid Bowden collection
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Clubs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Shell pendant necklace

Shell pendant necklace

Enid Bowden collection
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Necklaces
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh bag

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bags
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Government Workers Against the Bomb

Government Workers Against the Bomb

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Australian Public Service
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1981
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Minton 'Kings Service' china coffee cup bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffee cups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Enid Bowden collection
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Didjeridus
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dayngitja
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Palm Sunday March 19th Disarm the Seas

Palm Sunday March 19th Disarm the Seas

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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JD and JM Kelly collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1987
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Boab nut incised with animals and tools

Boab nut incised with animals and tools

Enid Bowden collection
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Nut carvings
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Portrait photograph of Melva Brown

Portrait photograph of Melva Brown

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Certificate awarded to Martin Sielaff by the Work Skill Foundation

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Certificates
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Australia
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Australian National [Railways]
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1986
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Lamps
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Pyle-National Company
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1924
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Painting depicts four human figures and a canoe

Painting depicts four human figures and a canoe

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djatjiwuy
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1965
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Eighth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

Eighth page of documentary material relating to the Mills Si...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Documents
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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Joh Operating TV Camera

Joh Operating TV Camera

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1987
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Ancestral hero of the Yirritya moiety: Banaitja (Lanytjung) and Yirritya animals.

Ancestral hero of the Yirritya moiety: Banaitja (Lanytjung) ...

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1963
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No More Hiroshima

No More Hiroshima

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Hiroshima, Japan
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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How to vote card for the Vallentine Peace Group in the 1987 Federal Election

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Senator Jo Vallentine collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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Western Australia, Australia
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Vallentine Peace Group
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1987
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Peace

Peace

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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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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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Bark painting titled Djalambu Emu Dance by Djawa, Milingimbi, Northern Territory

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tom Djawa
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1963
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' dinner event, Newcastle Workers Club, 1986

Poster for 'International Women's Day' dinner event, Newcast...

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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1985  Participation Development Peace - IYY [International Youth Year].

1985 Participation Development Peace - IYY [International Y...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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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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Portrait photograph of Ricky

Portrait photograph of Ricky

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Minton 'Kings Service' china entree plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Portrait photograph of Valerie Gagelin

Portrait photograph of Valerie Gagelin

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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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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Portrait photograph of Michael Driscoll

Portrait photograph of Michael Driscoll

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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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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Sticker titled 'Let the PLO be heard'

Sticker titled 'Let the PLO be heard'

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Stickers
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Palestine
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1982
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Dances from Manarrngu  Hollow Log Ceremony.

Dances from Manarrngu Hollow Log Ceremony.

Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a protected Aboriginal burial ground

Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a pr...

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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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Clubs
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dauwida
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1974
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Firesticks
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1968
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Union of Australian Women - National Conference delegate 1950 1985

Union of Australian Women - National Conference delegate 195...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Membership badges
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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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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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Paperweights
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South Australia, Australia
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1978
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eliza
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1987
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Bark painting titled Red Kangaroo by Bunguwuy

Bark painting titled Red Kangaroo by Bunguwuy

Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Bunguwuy
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'Subject No.8 - Standing Alone' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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'Subject No.5 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

'Subject No.5 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Bomarea edulis

Bomarea edulis

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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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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White pillowcase with cotton ties

White pillowcase with cotton ties

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Poster titled 'Rally & Vigil to Commemorate the 1982 Beirut Massacre - Support Palestinian National Rights'

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General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Event posters
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Beirut, Lebanon
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Palestinian Human Rights Campaign
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1982
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Cartoon reproduction, with a cartoon depicting a tree from which Lafferty is hanging

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Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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