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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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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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Snake and tree carving, made by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1973

Snake and tree carving, made by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Moon, ,
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President Richard M. Nixon
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1972
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Possums at Ngamarunya

Possums at Ngamarunya

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
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1973
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Painting 2, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - depicting an old woma...

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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Flower arrangement of feather and artificial flowers

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Artificial flowers
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Point McLeay Mission Station, Point McLeay, South Australia, Australia
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1973
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Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

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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John N. Guymala
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1973
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Painting 14, Giant Devil-Dingo series - The Medicine-Man in ...

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 depicting a young karndayh female antilopine kangaroo and kalkal (a small dragon)

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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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Jimmy N. Nganjmirra
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1973
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1973 Victorian Football League Premiership trophy presented to Royce Hart

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Royce Hart collection
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Trophies
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1973
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Print from Giant Devil-Dingo Series

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Prints
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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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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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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Men Decorating Themselves for a Corroboree

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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 26/11/1973 collection
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Spearheads
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Malyananuk, Northern Territory, Australia
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Brian Nyinawanga
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1973
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Conical basket

Conical basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 12/06/1973 collection
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Baskets
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Garangai
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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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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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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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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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Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Two Strombidae Strombus Gibberulus 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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Sculpture

Sculpture

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 26/11/1973 collection
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Wood carvings
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Djennalingera, Northern Territory, Australia
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Roy Rewa
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1973
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Two Strombidae Strombus Luhuanus 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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Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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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 12/06/1973 collection
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Spearthrowers
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michael Ngulabija
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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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Bifacially flaked, stone pebble hatchet

Bifacially flaked, stone pebble hatchet

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 12/06/1973 collection
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Hatchets
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack Myarka
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1973
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Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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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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Margot Child collection
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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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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Thaidinae Morula Spinosa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge Aviation

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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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Cards
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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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Black and white photograph of Gough Whitlam and Fred Daly, 1...

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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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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Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge No 457

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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Painting 6, 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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Basket made from palm tree leaf

Basket made from palm tree leaf

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 12/06/1973 collection
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Baskets
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michael Ngulabija
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1973
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Home-made rug comprising of numerous felt prize ribbons dating from 1973

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Rugs
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1973
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Aboriginal Art Gallery 07/09/1973 collection
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Wood carvings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1973
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