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Sand Castles

Sand Castles

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1999
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Phar Lap's Heart

Phar Lap's Heart

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Timaru, South Island, New Zealand
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Alick Roberts
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1926
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Coconut shell water container

Coconut shell water container

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Water containers
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1993
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Agua Caliente Handicap race program, 20 March 1932

Agua Caliente Handicap race program, 20 March 1932

Bill Elliott's Agua Caliente Racebook (Phar Lap) collection
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Booklets
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Mexico
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Agua Caliente Jockey Club
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1932
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Seed pod rattle

Seed pod rattle

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Rattles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Official CPSU picketer badge

Official CPSU picketer badge

Susan Tonkin collection
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Union badges
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Susan Tonkin
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1996
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Darlington P.S. Celebrates International Year of Indigenous Peoples, 1993

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Darlington Public School collection
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Commemorative badges
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Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Darlington Public School
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1993
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Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Paddles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Replica fat lamp in a tin, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

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Eileen Morgan collection
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Lamps
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Canberra Chronicle, 9 September 1987

Canberra Chronicle, 9 September 1987

R Tjambulu and E Maranini collection
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Newspapers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Ruth Tjambulu
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1987
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Wet specimen - Horse - Kidney

Wet specimen - Horse - Kidney

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Double outrigger canoe named Kulbasaibai, from Saibai Island in the Torres Strait

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Saibai Island Council collection
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Canoes
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Fly River, Papua New Guinea
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Saibai Island Council
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2000
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Stick used to pierce cloth

Stick used to pierce cloth

Eileen Morgan collection
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Tools
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Thank you for Maintaining the Dreaming Darlington

Thank you for Maintaining the Dreaming Darlington

Darlington Public School collection
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Cards
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Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Darlington Public School
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1993
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Wet specimen - Horse - colon

Wet specimen - Horse - colon

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Wet specimen - Horse - heart wall

Wet specimen - Horse - heart wall

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

MacKenzie collection
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Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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Wooden carving of a goanna 'ngintaka', carved at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2001
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Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles collection
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Motor cars
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Bean Car Company
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1925
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Chequered pattern armband 'zugu musur'

Chequered pattern armband 'zugu musur'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Wet specimen of a pouched young wombat

Wet specimen of a pouched young wombat

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Sir Colin MacKenzie
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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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Spearthrower 'miru', used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spearthrowers
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Blackstone (Papulankutja Aboriginal community), Western Australia, ...
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Reggie Jackson
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2001
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Sir Colin MacKenzie

Sir Colin MacKenzie

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Oil paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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William B. McInnes
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1928
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Rock used as a hammer

Rock used as a hammer

Eileen Morgan collection
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Tools
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Wallaga Lake, New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Chequered pattern armband 'zugu musur'

Chequered pattern armband 'zugu musur'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Shredded bark fibre hank

Shredded bark fibre hank

R Tjambulu and E Maranini collection
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Bark fibres
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Yarramundi Reach, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Au...
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Ms Ruth Tjambulu
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1987
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Shells on nylon line

Shells on nylon line

R Tjambulu and E Maranini collection
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Necklaces
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Yarramundi Reach, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Au...
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Ms Ruth Tjambulu
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1987
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Shells on nylon line

Shells on nylon line

R Tjambulu and E Maranini collection
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Necklaces
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Yarramundi Reach, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Au...
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Ms Ruth Tjambulu
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1987
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Replica bottle doll swathed in blue and white fabric, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

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Eileen Morgan collection
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Dolls
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Divining a site for the NMA

Divining a site for the NMA

Geoff Pryor collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1996
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Wet specimen - Bat - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Bat - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Wooden club 'tjutinypa', used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Clubs
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Tommy Watson
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2001
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Canberra Chronicle, 9 September 1987

Canberra Chronicle, 9 September 1987

R Tjambulu and E Maranini collection
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Newspapers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Ruth Tjambulu
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1987
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Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Wet specimen - Pig - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Pig - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Fibre grass mat

Fibre grass mat

R Tjambulu and E Maranini collection
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Mats
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Yarramundi Reach, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Au...
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Ms Ruth Tjambulu
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1987
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Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Wet specimen - Horse, kidney

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MacKenzie collection
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Cartoon depicting Peter Costello tossing a coin into a cup labelled N.M.A.

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1996
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Wet specimen - Horse - oesophagus

Wet specimen - Horse - oesophagus

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Snap!

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1996
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Grass doll

Grass doll

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Dolls
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Souvenir fragment of a Soviet SS-20 missile

Souvenir fragment of a Soviet SS-20 missile

President Mikhail Gorbachev collection
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Presentation pieces
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Russia
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USSR Government
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1990
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Australia XIX Olympic Games Mexico 68 pennant

Australia XIX Olympic Games Mexico 68 pennant

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Pennants
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Mexico
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1968
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Esperance Bay, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1921
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Wet specimen - Horse - brain

Wet specimen - Horse - brain

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Wet specimen - Horse, brain

Wet specimen - Horse, brain

MacKenzie collection
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Thaidinae Thais Biserialis

Thaidinae Thais Biserialis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Mexico
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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Sample - Plant fibre

Sample - Plant fibre

R Tjambulu and E Maranini collection
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Botanical specimens
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Yarramundi Reach, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Au...
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Ms Ruth Tjambulu
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1987
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National Museum of Australia - next train 2001

National Museum of Australia - next train 2001

Ian Sharpe collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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1994
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Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

MacKenzie collection
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Fibre grass mat

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R Tjambulu and E Maranini collection
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Mats
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Yarramundi Reach, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Au...
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Ms Ruth Tjambulu
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1987
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