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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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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Kevin Levi
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1992
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Card with silk ribbon

Card with silk ribbon

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Hooton
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1918
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Note of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1972
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Wedding aniversary card

Wedding aniversary card

Margot Child collection
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Thankyou card

Thankyou card

Margot Child collection
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Black and white photograph of a view from Old Parliament House in Canberra

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Wedding anniversary card

Wedding anniversary card

Margot Child collection
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United Kingdom
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Mrs Margot Child
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Wedding anniversary card

Wedding anniversary card

Margot Child collection
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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The Springfield Stud Goulburn. New South Wales

The Springfield Stud Goulburn. New South Wales

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Pamphlets
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Note of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1887
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Dinner knife with 'CPRR' impressed in the handle

Dinner knife with 'CPRR' impressed in the handle

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner knives
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Sheffield, England
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Thurston & Sons
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1988
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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In memoriam card

In memoriam card

Margot Child collection
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1881
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Wedding guest card

Wedding guest card

Stella Taber collection
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Wedding acceptance

Wedding acceptance

Margot Child collection
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1887
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Prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Prize card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1906
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Prize card awarded to 'A.L Faithfull' 1887

Prize card awarded to 'A.L Faithfull' 1887

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1887
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Federal Parliament House, Canberra

Federal Parliament House, Canberra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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IRO Linz - Authorisation card to use International Refugee Bus, 1 March 1950

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Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Linz, Austria
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1950
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Grass doll

Grass doll

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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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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Thank you for Maintaining the Dreaming Darlington

Thank you for Maintaining the Dreaming Darlington

Darlington Public School collection
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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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Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 2
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Wine glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Government of Australia
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'At 1515 the House of Representatives withdrew it's confidence in Mr Malcolm Fraser...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Cartoon titled 'Where Do You Want This?'

Cartoon titled 'Where Do You Want This?'

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr John Allison
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2001
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Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 2
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Wine glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Government of Australia
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Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair, and a matching saucer

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Cups and saucers
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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May you ever prosper, Health, Happiness, Plenty, Friendship's offering

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Happiness be thine this day and always

Happiness be thine this day and always

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china sugar bowl with a transfer on the side titled 'The Speaker's Chair, Parliament House Canberra, Federal Territory'

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Sugar bowls
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the centenary of the Federation of Australia in 2001

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Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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Card featuring images of dogs

Card featuring images of dogs

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Marcus Ward & Co.
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Card expressing thanks for sympathy card

Card expressing thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1966
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cartoon titled 'Another Boatload'.

Cartoon titled 'Another Boatload'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Neil Matterson
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2001
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Souvenir cup from the opening of Old Parliament House on 9 May 1927

Souvenir cup from the opening of Old Parliament House on 9 M...

Bernice Spence Fryer collection
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Commemorative cups
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England, United Kingdom
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Aynsley and Sons
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1926
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Luncheon of Australian Transport Advisory Council, Parliament House, Canberra, 1966

Luncheon of Australian Transport Advisory Council, Parliamen...

William Fryer collection
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Menus
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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1966
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The Australian Women's Weekly presents History in the Making. Australia: Election 1975

The Australian Women's Weekly presents History in the Making...

Pat Rawlings collection
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Magazine inserts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Australian Women's Weekly
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1975
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Invitation 'To welcome the Rt Hon H.V Evatt upon his return to Australia', 1942

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Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Dr Herbert V. Evatt
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1942
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Luncheon in honour of His Highness Prince Souvanna Phouma Prime Minister of the Royal Government of Laos, Parliament House, Canberra, 1967

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William Fryer collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr William '. Fryer
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1967
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Photograph showing a ladies morning tea in one of the courtyards at Old Parliament House

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Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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WEIGHT OF LITENSILS. Card with formulae for theatrical cosmetics

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Herbert Browne collection
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Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1906
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull Springfield Goulburn containing a card

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Trying plane

Trying plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1927
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Card printed with  'J.A Daniel

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Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Hooton
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1918
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Congratulations card

Congratulations card

Margot Child 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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Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms liquor glass

Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms liquor glass

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Liquor glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Wedding aniversary card

Wedding aniversary card

Margot Child collection
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1944
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1908
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Wedding inivataion

Wedding inivataion

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1977
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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