Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Boomerang

Boomerang

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
Apply Australian Institute of Anatomy collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1985
Apply 1985 filter
Two Turbinidae Turbo Petholatus shells

Two Turbinidae Turbo Petholatus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn collection filter
Shells
Apply Shells filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Lady Helen Blackburn
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn filter
1970
Apply 1970 filter
Paddy Pallin brand green canvas frameless backpack

Paddy Pallin brand green canvas frameless backpack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
Apply Milo Dunphy collection no. 2 filter
Backpacks
Apply Backpacks filter
Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Apply filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Grose Island

Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Grose Island

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn collection filter
Shells
Apply Shells filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Lady Helen Blackburn
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn filter
1968
Apply 1968 filter
Spearthrower with etched design, from Northern Territory

Spearthrower with etched design, from Northern Territory

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Spearthrowers
Apply Spearthrowers filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Ski Illustrated; America's foremost skiing magazine, January 1943

Ski Illustrated; America's foremost skiing magazine, January...

Jessie Luckman collection
Apply Jessie Luckman collection filter
Magazines
Apply Magazines filter
1943
Apply 1943 filter
Cassididae Phalium Areola

Cassididae Phalium Areola

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn collection filter
Shells
Apply Shells filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Lady Helen Blackburn
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn filter
1969
Apply 1969 filter
Accessories bag

Accessories bag

Les Hiddins collection
Apply Les Hiddins collection filter
Bags
Apply Bags filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Mr Les Hiddins
Apply Mr Les Hiddins filter
Canon A-1 SLR camera with a 50mm lens, used by Major Les Hiddins

Canon A-1 SLR camera with a 50mm lens, used by Major Les Hid...

Les Hiddins collection
Apply Les Hiddins collection filter
Cameras
Apply Cameras filter
Japan
Apply Japan filter
Canon Inc
Apply Canon Inc filter
1978
Apply 1978 filter
Fasciolariidae Saginafusus Pricei

Fasciolariidae Saginafusus Pricei

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn collection filter
Shells
Apply Shells filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Lady Helen Blackburn
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn filter
Canvas backpack with a metal 'A' frame support

Canvas backpack with a metal 'A' frame support

Fiona Reynolds collection
Apply Fiona Reynolds collection filter
Backpacks
Apply Backpacks filter
Our story is in the land...

Our story is in the land...

Bill Neidjie collection
Apply Bill Neidjie collection filter
T-shirts
Apply T-shirts filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Djabulukgu Association Inc
Apply Djabulukgu Association Inc filter
2001
Apply 2001 filter
Pigmented, two-ply, fibre string, woven and wound into an armband

Pigmented, two-ply, fibre string, woven and wound into an ar...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
Apply Australian Institute of Anatomy collection filter
Armbands
Apply Armbands filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1985
Apply 1985 filter
Lens hood

Lens hood

Les Hiddins collection
Apply Les Hiddins collection filter
Lens hoods
Apply Lens hoods filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Mr Les Hiddins
Apply Mr Les Hiddins filter
Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with le...

Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2
Apply Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2 filter
Skis
Apply Skis filter
Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Geoffrey Yen
Apply Mr Geoffrey Yen filter
1860
Apply 1860 filter
Child's drawing of Colendon Bay by Laura Mulkun Mununggurr

Child's drawing of Colendon Bay by Laura Mulkun Mununggurr

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Laura Mulkun Munnunggurr
Apply Laura Mulkun Munnunggurr filter
Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Jessie Luckman collection
Apply Jessie Luckman collection filter
Backpacks
Apply Backpacks filter
Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosa

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn collection filter
Shells
Apply Shells filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Lady Helen Blackburn
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn filter
1968
Apply 1968 filter
Four Conidae Conus Coronatus shells

Four Conidae Conus Coronatus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn collection filter
Shells
Apply Shells filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Lady Helen Blackburn
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn filter
Matters of her Heart

Matters of her Heart

Pamela Croft collection
Apply Pamela Croft collection filter
Artworks
Apply Artworks filter
Keppel Sands, Queensland, Australia
Apply Keppel Sands, Queensland, Australia filter
Pamela J. Croft
Apply Pamela J. Croft filter
1993
Apply 1993 filter
Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman collection
Apply Jessie Luckman collection filter
Sports equipment
Apply Sports equipment filter
Headband made from continuous loop of eighteen strands of fibre string

Headband made from continuous loop of eighteen strands of fi...

University of Sydney collection
Apply University of Sydney collection filter
Headbands
Apply Headbands filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1957
Apply 1957 filter
Leather secatuer sheath, used by Major Les Hiddins

Leather secatuer sheath, used by Major Les Hiddins

Les Hiddins collection
Apply Les Hiddins collection filter
Sheaths
Apply Sheaths filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Mr Les Hiddins
Apply Mr Les Hiddins filter
Rucksack

Rucksack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
Apply Milo Dunphy collection no. 1 filter
Backpacks
Apply Backpacks filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Myles J. Dunphy
Apply Mr Myles J. Dunphy filter
1912
Apply 1912 filter
Wooden skis

Wooden skis

George and Robert Dovers collection
Apply George and Robert Dovers collection filter
Skis
Apply Skis filter
Antarctica
Apply Antarctica filter
Robert G. Dovers
Apply Robert G. Dovers filter
1951
Apply 1951 filter
Sculpture - white cockatoo

Sculpture - white cockatoo

Sandra Holmes collection no. 6
Apply Sandra Holmes collection no. 6 filter
Wood carvings
Apply Wood carvings filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1965
Apply 1965 filter
Canvas backpack used by Geoffrey Yen

Canvas backpack used by Geoffrey Yen

C J Yen Family collection
Apply C J Yen Family collection filter
Backpacks
Apply Backpacks filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Paddy Pallin Pty Ltd
Apply Paddy Pallin Pty Ltd filter
1940
Apply 1940 filter
Haliotidae Haliotis Varia

Haliotidae Haliotis Varia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn collection filter
Shells
Apply Shells filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Lady Helen Blackburn
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn filter
1968
Apply 1968 filter
Pendant made from four macropod incisors set in resin.

Pendant made from four macropod incisors set in resin.

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Pendants
Apply Pendants filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1934
Apply 1934 filter
Pair of unmatched overmittens

Pair of unmatched overmittens

Jessie Luckman collection
Apply Jessie Luckman collection filter
Mittens
Apply Mittens filter
Northern Territory Natives, John Burnett

Northern Territory Natives, John Burnett

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

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
David Warraya
Apply David Warraya filter
Glass plate negative - Station hands butchering a beast, Victoria River Downs station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

Glass plate negative - Station hands butchering a beast, Vic...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Glass plate negatives
Apply Glass plate negatives filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Dr Herbert Basedow
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow filter
1922
Apply 1922 filter
Rucksack

Rucksack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
Apply Milo Dunphy collection no. 2 filter
Backpacks
Apply Backpacks filter
Haast Bluff Range, Western MacDonnells, N.T.

Haast Bluff Range, Western MacDonnells, N.T.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Albert Namatjira
Apply Albert Namatjira filter
Pigmented two-ply fibre string, woven and wound into armband

Pigmented two-ply fibre string, woven and wound into armband

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
Apply Australian Institute of Anatomy collection filter
Armbands
Apply Armbands filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1985
Apply 1985 filter
Asymmetrical boomerang with inscription 'Seasons Greetings from The Northern Territory 1944-45'

Asymmetrical boomerang with inscription 'Seasons Greetings f...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
Apply Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
1944
Apply 1944 filter
Nameplate for Ludwig Leichhardt 1848

Nameplate for Ludwig Leichhardt 1848

Bristow Smith collection
Apply Bristow Smith collection filter
Nameplates
Apply Nameplates filter
Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia
Apply Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia filter
Ludwig Leichhardt
Apply Ludwig Leichhardt filter
1848
Apply 1848 filter
Khaki canvas webbing backpack

Khaki canvas webbing backpack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
Apply Milo Dunphy collection no. 2 filter
Backpacks
Apply Backpacks filter
Child's skis

Child's skis

Margret Doring collection
Apply Margret Doring collection filter
Skis
Apply Skis filter
Cotton buds housed in a lens filter case

Cotton buds housed in a lens filter case

Les Hiddins collection
Apply Les Hiddins collection filter
Camera accessories
Apply Camera accessories filter
Japan
Apply Japan filter
Hoya Corporation
Apply Hoya Corporation filter
1978
Apply 1978 filter
Four Conidae Conus Monachus shells

Four Conidae Conus Monachus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn collection filter
Shells
Apply Shells filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Lady Helen Blackburn
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn filter
1968
Apply 1968 filter
Rucksack

Rucksack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
Apply Milo Dunphy collection no. 1 filter
Backpacks
Apply Backpacks filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Myles J. Dunphy
Apply Mr Myles J. Dunphy filter
1922
Apply 1922 filter
Ellobiidae Volegalea Wardiana

Ellobiidae Volegalea Wardiana

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn collection filter
Shells
Apply Shells filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Lady Helen Blackburn
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn filter
1968
Apply 1968 filter
Rucksack

Rucksack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
Apply Milo Dunphy collection no. 1 filter
Backpacks
Apply Backpacks filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Myles J. Dunphy
Apply Mr Myles J. Dunphy filter
1932
Apply 1932 filter
Souvenir paperweight created from a thin cross section of a railway track

Souvenir paperweight created from a thin cross section of a ...

Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2
Apply Dr Donald McMichael collection no. 2 filter
Paperweights
Apply Paperweights filter
South Australia, Australia
Apply South Australia, Australia filter
1978
Apply 1978 filter
The Western MacDonnell Country, N.T.

The Western MacDonnell Country, N.T.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Albert Namatjira
Apply Albert Namatjira filter
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

A book containing Erlikilyika's (Jim Kite) sketches of camp ...

Robert Gillen collection
Apply Robert Gillen collection filter
Sketchbooks
Apply Sketchbooks filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
Apply Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) filter
1901
Apply 1901 filter
Modified and battered green Toyota Landcruiser 40 Series Short Wheel Base Four Wheel Drive vehicle known as the 'Buff Catcher'

Modified and battered green Toyota Landcruiser 40 Series Sho...

Tommy Fawcett collection
Apply Tommy Fawcett collection filter
Vehicles
Apply Vehicles filter
Japan
Apply Japan filter
Toyota Motor Co
Apply Toyota Motor Co filter
1980
Apply 1980 filter
Pair of hand knitted woollen mittens

Pair of hand knitted woollen mittens

Jessie Luckman collection
Apply Jessie Luckman collection filter
Mittens
Apply Mittens filter
Camera extension tube

Camera extension tube

Les Hiddins collection
Apply Les Hiddins collection filter
Camera accessories
Apply Camera accessories filter
Japan
Apply Japan filter
Hoya Corporation
Apply Hoya Corporation filter
1978
Apply 1978 filter
Rucksack

Rucksack

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
Apply Milo Dunphy collection no. 1 filter
Backpacks
Apply Backpacks filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr F A. Pallin
Apply Mr F A. Pallin filter
1930
Apply 1930 filter
Melaleuca bark container

Melaleuca bark container

Helen Reeve collection
Apply Helen Reeve collection filter
Containers
Apply Containers filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1972
Apply 1972 filter
Senator Natasha Stott-Despoja's leather backpack

Senator Natasha Stott-Despoja's leather backpack

Natasha Stott Despoja collection
Apply Natasha Stott Despoja collection filter
Backpacks
Apply Backpacks filter
Senator Natasha J. Stott-Despoja
Apply Senator Natasha J. Stott-Despoja filter
Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn collection filter
Shells
Apply Shells filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Lady Helen Blackburn
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn filter
1970
Apply 1970 filter
Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from mangroves at Shoal Bay

Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from mangroves at Shoal Bay

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn collection filter
Shells
Apply Shells filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Lady Helen Blackburn
Apply Lady Helen Blackburn filter
1967
Apply 1967 filter
Emergency signalling mirror, used by Major Les Hiddins

Emergency signalling mirror, used by Major Les Hiddins

Les Hiddins collection
Apply Les Hiddins collection filter
Mirrors
Apply Mirrors filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Mr Les Hiddins
Apply Mr Les Hiddins filter
Neck ornament

Neck ornament

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
Apply Australian Institute of Anatomy collection filter
Personal adornments
Apply Personal adornments filter
Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Northern Territory, Australia filter
Not provided
Apply Not provided filter
1985
Apply 1985 filter
Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman collection
Apply Jessie Luckman collection filter
Sports equipment
Apply Sports equipment filter
Load more objects