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Certificate of Completion of Apprenticeship

Certificate of Completion of Apprenticeship

ET Fealy collection
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Indentures
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1957
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Message stick

Message stick

University of Sydney collection
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Message sticks
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1957
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Message stick

Message stick

University of Sydney collection
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Message sticks
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1957
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Bone china coffee cup and saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accesso...

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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Latvian black silk bonnet

Latvian black silk bonnet

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Caps
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1957
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Tax Stamps sheet

Tax Stamps sheet

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Financial records
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Shepparton, Goulburn Valley, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Carmelo Mirabelli
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1957
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China dinner plate printed with the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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China saucer for a coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Bone china coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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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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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Sunbeam brand Mixmaster with Drinkmix blending attachment

Cidi Scott collection
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Kitchenware
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Sunbeam
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1957
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Cronulla South School, class 1B 1957

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

University of Sydney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Starke River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Guthega, Snowy Mountains, 1957

Elizabeth McMurtrie collection
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Photographs
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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Small cream woollen baby socks

Small cream woollen baby socks

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Socks
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1957
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Wooden tapstick with rounded tapered ends

Wooden tapstick with rounded tapered ends

University of Sydney collection
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Percussion instruments
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Head ornament

Head ornament

University of Sydney collection
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Headwear
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Bone china dessert dish printed with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dessert dishes
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Club

Club

Katherine Stow collection
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Clubs
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New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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Painted wooden 'female' Tiwi spear

Painted wooden 'female' Tiwi spear

Vic Skermer collection
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Spears
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Black Joe, Wambiautumiri
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1957
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Introducing the new era in air travel Ansett-ANA

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 1
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Advertising posters
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Ansett-ANA
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1957
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Fire drill

Fire drill

University of Sydney collection
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Fire-making equipment
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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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
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Headbands
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Site of the Tumut Ponds Dam Jan 1957 SMA

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Tumut Pond Dam, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Authority
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1957
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Hatchet made from a pebble with a bifacially ground edge

Hatchet made from a pebble with a bifacially ground edge

University of Sydney collection
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Hatchets
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Not provided
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1957
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Pigmented carved wooden bobbin

Pigmented carved wooden bobbin

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Bobbins
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Bone china dessert dish printed with the Commonwealth Parlia...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dessert dishes
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Wooden tapstick

Wooden tapstick

University of Sydney collection
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Percussion instruments
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Spearhead

Spearhead

University of Sydney collection
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Spearheads
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Rope necklace

Rope necklace

University of Sydney collection
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Necklaces
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Pair of short length ladies dress gloves

Lois Grosse collection
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Gloves
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Hong Kong
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Kayser
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1955
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Shield

Shield

Katherine Stow collection
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Shields
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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SMA Pioneer Tour Passengers at the Snowy River Lookout Jan 1...

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Snowy River, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Authority
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1957
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Rope necklace

Rope necklace

University of Sydney collection
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Necklaces
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Rainbow-buramale ceremonial pole

University of Sydney General collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Starke River, Queensland, Australia
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1957
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Kaiser-Walsh-Perini-Raymond Adaminaby Dam Christmas 1957, inserts and envelope

Kaiser-Walsh-Perini-Raymond Adaminaby Dam Christmas 1957, in...

Elemer Makkai collection
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Christmas cards
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Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Elemer G. Makkai
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1957
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

University of Sydney collection
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Personal adornments
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Not provided
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1957
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

University of Sydney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Entree plate with coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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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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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Deep oval concaved wooden container

Deep oval concaved wooden container

Professor H Davies collection
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1957
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Shield

Shield

Jesse Hammond collection
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Shields
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Western Australia, Australia
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1957
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Bark painting of a squid and two fish, by Djambalulan

Bark painting of a squid and two fish, by Djambalulan

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Djambalula
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1957
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Mallets
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Jesse Hammond collection
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Hatchets
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Central Coast, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Shield

Shield

Katherine Stow collection
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Shields
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Bone china cheese plate printed with a coloured Commonwealth...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Kangaroo right fibula awl

Kangaroo right fibula awl

University of Sydney collection
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Awls
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Photograph of Cronulla South School Class 2A, 1957

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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Pale blue fabric sash

Pale blue fabric sash "MISS AUSTRALIA, 1957, and MISS AUSTRA...

Helen Wood collection - Miss Australia 1957
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Sashes
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Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Helen Cooper
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1957
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Club

Club

Katherine Stow collection
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Clubs
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Bone china cheese plate printed with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

University of Sydney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Club

Club

Katherine Stow collection
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Clubs
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New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Jesse Hammond collection
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Spearheads
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Entree plate with coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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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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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Fish shaped pigmented club

Fish shaped pigmented club

Charles Hart collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Photograph of Cronulla South School, class Kinder, 1957

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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Bone china saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Co...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Photograph of Cronulla South School Class 2A, 1957

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1957
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Club

Club

University of Sydney collection
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Clubs
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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