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Certificate awarded at the Wangaratta Agricultural and Industrial Society Annual Show, 1968 for first prize for a calico apron

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1968
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Christmas Eve in the Land of the Dispossessed by Kevin Gilbert

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Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1968
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Blowering Dam

Blowering Dam

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Programs
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Blowering Dam, New South Wales, Australia
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Water Conservation & Irrigation Commission
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1968
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Certificate awarded at the Upper Hunter P. & A. Association 78th Annual Show, Muswellbrook, 1968 for second prized for an appliqued doily

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1968
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Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears, mouth and teeth

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Paddy Roe collection
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Dance equipment
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Lee
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1968
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Bark painting 'Napililingu',  Narritjin,1968

Bark painting 'Napililingu', Narritjin,1968

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1968
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Certificate awarded at the Kerang District Agricultural Society 84th Annual Show, 1968 for first prize for an appliqued doily

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Kerang, Victoria, Australia
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Kerang New Times Print
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1968
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Emu.

Emu.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Baldu
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1968
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Lionel Rose's International Bantamweight Championship Title Match, 2 July 1968 boxing trophy

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Lionel Rose collection no. 2
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Trophies
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Tokyo, Japan
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Lionel Rose
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1968
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Maraiin

Maraiin

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Baldu
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1968
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Souvenir card Blowering Dam - Ceremony to mark the first release of water for irrigation

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Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Cards
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Blowering Dam, New South Wales, Australia
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Water Conservation & Irrigation Commission
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1968
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson at the Wynard Agricultural and Pastoral Society Annual Show, 1968 for first prize for a tapestry bag

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1968
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Opossum Tree  Dreaming.

Opossum Tree Dreaming.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1968
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Commonwealth of Australia Remittance by Group Employer, 1968

Commonwealth of Australia Remittance by Group Employer, 1968

ET Fealy collection
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Receipts
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1968
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Blue dance program titled 'Programme, Government House, 1868'

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1968
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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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Emu & Snake, painted on a tea chest lid by Johnny Bamagal.

Emu & Snake, painted on a tea chest lid by Johnny Bamagal.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Bamagal
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1968
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Painting depicts 11 human figures and 2 wallabies

Painting depicts 11 human figures and 2 wallabies

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithili Wanambi
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1968
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Dress

Dress

Monique Mulder-Finlay collection - Miss NSW Charity Queen 1968
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Dresses
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Australia Company
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1968
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Felina shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Wood carvings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Roy Manggurinjin
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1968
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Stick from the West Kimberley region, represents a WW1 soldier's sword

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Paddy Roe collection
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Dance equipment
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Lee
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1968
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Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears and eyes

Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears and eyes

Paddy Roe collection
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Dance equipment
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Lee
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1968
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Janet Mathews collection no. 4
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Containers
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Percy Mumbler
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1968
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Nailfish.

Nailfish.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Djungunwanga
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1968
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Brown  Snake.

Brown Snake.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Djungunwanga
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1968
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Possum snare

Possum snare

Janet Mathews collection no. 4
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Animal traps
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Percy Mumbler
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1968
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Volutidae Aulicina Sophiae

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Cymatiidae Cymatium Pfeitterianum (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Volutidae Notovoluta Kreuslerae (rare)

Volutidae Notovoluta Kreuslerae (rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Spencer Gulf, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Rodney Fox
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1968
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Painting depicts a porcupine

Painting depicts a porcupine

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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Spider Ngabunun
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1968
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Headdress from the West Kimberley region, represents a WW1 soldier's hat

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Paddy Roe collection
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Dance equipment
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Lee
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1968
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Painting depicts a Nyapililngu woman

Painting depicts a Nyapililngu woman

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1968
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Ceremony.

Ceremony.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djulwadak Dawidi
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1968
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Cassis Cornuta (Cassidae)

Cassis Cornuta (Cassidae)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Flying fox and water dreaming.

Flying fox and water dreaming.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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Copper
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1968
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Haliotidae Haliotis Asinina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Goulburn Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Cronulla South Infants School, 2A 1968

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1968
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White cape

White cape

Monique Mulder-Finlay collection - Miss NSW Charity Queen 1968
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Cloaks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Australia Company
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1968
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Snakes.

Snakes.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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Copper
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1968
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A pair of Mytilidae Stavelia Horrida shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Barramundi.

Barramundi.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Milipi
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1968
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Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears and eyes

Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears and eyes

Paddy Roe collection
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Dance equipment
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Lee
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1968
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Club

Club

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Clubs
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Djungunwanga
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1968
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Muricidae Pterynotus Acanthopterus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Ellobiidae Volegalea Wardiana

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Fire drill base

Fire drill base

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Fire-making equipment
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1968
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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Darwin

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Dress

Dress

Monique Mulder-Finlay collection - Miss NSW Charity Queen 1968
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Dresses
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Australia Company
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1968
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Bark painting depicting a large fish.

Bark painting depicting a large fish.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Edward Wandiwandi
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1968
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Victa 'New Utility' Series 70 2-stroke lawn-mower, c.1968

Victa 'New Utility' Series 70 2-stroke lawn-mower, c.1968

Phillip Porta collection
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Lawnmowers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Victa Mowers Pty Ltd
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1968
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Rainbow snake

Rainbow snake

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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Spider
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1968
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Volutidae Melo Amphora (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Four Conidae Conus Monachus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Goanna.

Goanna.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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Copper
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1968
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Two Conidae Conus Nussatella shells (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Volutidae Melo Amphora (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Two Conidae Conus Trigonus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Eight Strombidae Strombus Ureceus Orrae shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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