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Certificate awarded at the Inverelle P & A Association, 1973 for second prize for a tatted butterfly doily

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Inverell, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1973
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Story of a Woman's Camp and the Origin of Damper

Story of a Woman's Camp and the Origin of Damper

Yanyatjarri Tjakamarra collection no. 1
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Acrylic paintings
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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1973
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Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Painting 12, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The people cutting up Gaiya.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Stream anchor from Matthew Flinders' ship the 'Investigator'

Stream anchor from Matthew Flinders' ship the 'Investigator'

Matthew Flinders collection
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Anchors
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Middle Island, Recherche Archipelago, Western Australia, Australia
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1803
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Snake and tree carving, made by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1973

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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri Carving collection
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Sculptures
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Glen Helen Lodge, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
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1973
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Plaque presented by the Government of NSW to commemorate the official opening of the Sydney Opera House in 1973

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Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Plaques
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1973
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Certificate awarded to V.M. Wilson at the Warragul Premier Show, 1973 for first prize for a table centre

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Warragul, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1973
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Sample of rock collected on the moon during the Apollo XVII Mission, 1972

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Department of Science and the Environment collection
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Geological specimens
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President Richard M. Nixon
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1972
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Certificate awarded for first prize to Mrs V.M. Wilson at the Wyong Show, 1973 for the 'Jacobean bird' textile panel

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Wyong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1973
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Catfish.

Catfish.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Yuwunyuwun Marruwarr
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1973
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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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1973
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Two Thaidinae Nassa Francolina shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Mythical creature and snake.

Mythical creature and snake.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Captain Jambuwal Djorlom
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1973
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Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Pukamani mortuary pole

Pukamani mortuary pole

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceremonial objects
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Declan Apuatami
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1973
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Painting 3, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The Butcher-bird Brot...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Painting 15, Giant Devil-Dingo series - Woodbarl, the Medici...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Two Trochidae Trochus Niloticus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Green, blue and pink camel soft toy mascot from the drawbar of the Comalco Camel

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C Warren Bonython collection
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Toy animals
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Thailand
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Charles W. Bonython
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1973
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Painting 16, Giant Devil-Dingo series - man carrying a spear...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Two catfish.

Two catfish.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi
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1973
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Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Margot Child collection
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1973
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Women decorating themselves for a corroboree

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Margot Child collection
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1973
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Female figure sitting down.

Female figure sitting down.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bob W. Namudja
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1973
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Bark basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 07/09/1973 collection
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Baskets
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Munjalama
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1973
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr J Wunderly collection
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Spearthrowers
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1973
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Two Terebridae species shells from Lizard Island

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Bags
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Kopanga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Susan Anajilwa
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1973
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Margot Child collection
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1973
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Painting 9, Giant Devil-Dingo series - Once the dog's should...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Cylindrical hollow wood pipe with protruding bowl

Cylindrical hollow wood pipe with protruding bowl

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 26/11/1973 collection
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Smoking pipes
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Djinmalinjera, Northern Territory, Australia
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Roy Rewa
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1973
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Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The Butcher-Bird Brothers, Chooku...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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1973
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Water and supply cart known as 'The Comalco Camel' which Warren Bonython and Charles McCubbin pulled across the Simpson Desert in 1973

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C Warren Bonython collection
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Carts
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Nylex Poly Products, Adelaide
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1972
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Team photographs of Richmond Football Club VFL Premiers 1973 and All Australian Club Champions

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Royce Hart collection
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Photographs
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1973
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Crocodile.

Crocodile.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Makarainmoh
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1973
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Press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1973

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1973
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Bathing the two Initiated Boys

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Gaiya the Giant Devil-Dingo

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Photographic prints
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge Aviation

Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge Aviation

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Commemorative glassware
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1973
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 12/06/1973 collection
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Spearheads
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jumbo Wungi
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1973
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Two  fish.

Two fish.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi
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1973
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Boomerang

Boomerang

The Australian Scene collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1973
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 26/11/1973 collection
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Spearthrowers
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Blyth River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Mundrugmundrug
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1973
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Painting depicts a coiled animal

Painting depicts a coiled animal

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Fred Dibjbaralkka Narroldol
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1973
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Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1973
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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Margot Child collection
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Mothers Taking Food and Water to Initiates

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Painting 4, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The Giant Devil-Dingo...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge No 512

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Commemorative glassware
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1973
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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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1973
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Margot Child collection
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Two Strombidae Strombus Gibberulus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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