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Toy motor car

Toy motor car

Clayton Howson collection
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Toys
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Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Clayton Howson
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1992
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Butter container

Butter container

Anne Girard collection
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Butter containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1900
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Melukerdee Aboriginal Culture Camp Capricorn 1 1992

Melukerdee Aboriginal Culture Camp Capricorn 1 1992

Stephanie Dowker collection
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T-shirts
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1992
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Philosophical Remark'

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Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Small pebble painted with simulated Aboriginal rock art boomerang, made for the tourist trade

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Ocker Rocks collection
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Artworks
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Ocker Rocks Company
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1992
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Pocket compass in case, used by John Close

Pocket compass in case, used by John Close

John Collinson Close collection
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Pocket compasses
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Badge is red and black with peace symbol

Badge is red and black with peace symbol

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

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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Aged metal axe head with a new, hand carved, wooden handle

Aged metal axe head with a new, hand carved, wooden handle

Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Axes
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Amagula
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1992
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Poster -

Poster - "Just This? - or Justice?"

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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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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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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Carved wooden sculpture of a shark by Job Kusu

Carved wooden sculpture of a shark by Job Kusu

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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Badu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Job Kusu
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1992
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Cartoon of John Howard and John Hewson in 19th century England

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Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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Information label for Plates

Information label for Plates

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Labels
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island High School
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1992
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Sketchbook of crayon drawings by Dinny Nyliba (McDinny)

Sketchbook of crayon drawings by Dinny Nyliba (McDinny)

Dinny Nyliba (McDinny) collection no. 2
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Sketchbooks
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Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Dinny Nyliba (McDinny)
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1992
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Badge featuring the famous image of the face of Che Guevara in negative, underscored with 'Resistance'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Che Guevara
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1981
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Birds sculpture

Birds sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Kalka, South Australia, Australia
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Ngininka
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1982
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Strengthening Cultural Networks

Strengthening Cultural Networks

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Sun visors
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ted Gabey
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1992
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Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Percussion instruments
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lena Passi
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1992
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Justice Blackburn Sails with Cook'

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Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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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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Hair ornament

Hair ornament

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Head ornaments
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Lucy Thaiday
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1992
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Art of the Time greeting card

Art of the Time greeting card

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Cards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Danny Williams
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1992
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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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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Bandjalang'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Bandjalang'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Saibai Island Dancers - Greetings from Torres Strait

Saibai Island Dancers - Greetings from Torres Strait

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Photographic postcards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1992
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Nuclear Weapon Free Zone New Zealand

Nuclear Weapon Free Zone New Zealand

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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New Zealand
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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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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Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of a Hill's-typre rotary clothes hoist

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Rosemary Huff-Johnston collection
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Containers
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Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1959
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Text of a speech, titled 'Australian Constitutional Monachy', by Sir David Smith, September, 1992

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir David I. Smith
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1992
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1959 Wolseley 1500 saloon

1959 Wolseley 1500 saloon

Robert W Crompton collection
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Motor cars
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Professor Robert W. Crompton AM
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1959
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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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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman collection
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Sports equipment
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Information label for Sea Creatures

Information label for Sea Creatures

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Labels
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island High School
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1992
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Mouse sculpture

Mouse sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Jimmy James'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'Jimmy James'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Leather bound brass telescope, used by John Close

Leather bound brass telescope, used by John Close

John Collinson Close collection
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Telescopes
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Badge, with peace sign and stars, for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

Badge, with peace sign and stars, for the Campaign for Nucle...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

David and Margaret Ride collection
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Sprinklers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Dr David Ride
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1959
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Pair of ornamental pearl shell earrings

Pair of ornamental pearl shell earrings

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Earrings
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Christina Klaus
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1992
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Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

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Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2
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Skis
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Yen
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1860
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Plastic bead necklace

Plastic bead necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Necklaces
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Gagee Maron
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1992
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Australian Peace Committee Supports World Disarmament Campaign

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Political 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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Mabung by Kevin Gilbert.

Mabung by Kevin Gilbert.

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1965
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International Year of Peace 1986

International Year of Peace 1986

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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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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Poster for 'International Women's Day' 80th Aniversary, 1990

Poster for 'International Women's Day' 80th Aniversary, 1990

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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Art of the Time greeting card

Art of the Time greeting card

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Cards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Kevin Levi
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1992
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Seventeen watercolour paintbrushes used by Margaret Coen

Seventeen watercolour paintbrushes used by Margaret Coen

Margaret Coen collection
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Paintbrushes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1970
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Shell and seed necklace

Shell and seed necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Necklaces
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Moa Island, St Paul's, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Fred Pilot
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1992
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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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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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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Seventh page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

Seventh page of documentary material relating to the Mills S...

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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Burke's Backyard

Burke's Backyard

Mark Knight collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Mark Knight
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1992
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Cartoon of John Howard saying 'YOU'LL WORK LONGER, GET PAID LESS AND YOU'LL BE MUCH BETTER OFF'

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Ron Tandberg collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1992
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Poster

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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