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Pigmented carved ironwood sculpture of a pelican

Pigmented carved ironwood sculpture of a pelican

Department of Sport Recreation and Tourism collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stanislaus Purantatameri
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1980
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'Tingarri men and Initiates at Marabindinya [Marrapintinya]', painted by Anatjari No 1 Tjampitjimpa, 1980

'Tingarri men and Initiates at Marabindinya [Marrapintinya]'...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjampitjimpa
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1980
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Funeral card for William Morrow 1980

Funeral card for William Morrow 1980

Milleese Morrow Boughton collection
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Mourning cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kenneth Maurer Funerals Pty Ltd
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1980
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Mother-of-pearl model of the Dome of the Rock, on Harum al-Sharif (Temple Mount), Jerusalem

Mother-of-pearl model of the Dome of the Rock, on Harum al-S...

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Models
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Palestine
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1980
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Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled trailer with a 1080 bait distribution cylinder

Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled tra...

Brian Coman collection
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Pest control equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Jock MacRae
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1980
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Cartoon of Aboriginal activist and bureaucrat Charlie Perkins reclining in a chair reading a TV Guide

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1980
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Hill view of the farmlands, by Shane Pickett.

Hill view of the farmlands, by Shane Pickett.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1980
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T.A.A. travel poster - Come See TAAs Melbourne

T.A.A. travel poster - Come See TAAs Melbourne

Ron Kerr collection
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Advertising posters
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Australia
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TAA/Australian Airlines Museum
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1975
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White dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the first inquest into the death of Azaria Chamberlain, 1980

White dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the first inquest i...

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 1
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Dresses
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Pride, by Shane Pickett.

Pride, by Shane Pickett.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1980
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Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles collection
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Motor cars
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Bean Car Company
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1925
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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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Australian Landscape, by Shane Pickett.

Australian Landscape, by Shane Pickett.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1980
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Modified and battered green Toyota Landcruiser 40 Series Short Wheel Base Four Wheel Drive vehicle known as the 'Buff Catcher'

Modified and battered green Toyota Landcruiser 40 Series Sho...

Tommy Fawcett collection
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Vehicles
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Japan
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Toyota Motor Co
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1980
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Australian Film Institute Award, 1980, to Jack Thompson for his role of leading actor in the film Breaker Morant

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Jack Thompson collection
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Awards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Film Institute
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1980
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Australia Day sports medal in brown presentation case, 1980

Australia Day sports medal in brown presentation case, 1980

Australia Day Committee collection
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Sports medals
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1980
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Tributes to the Memory of Former Senator William Morrow

Milleese Morrow Boughton collection
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Booklets
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1980
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High Court of Australia 1980 Medallion in a blue presentation case

High Court of Australia 1980 Medallion in a blue presentatio...

Historic Memorial Committee collection
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Medallions
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1980
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Cartoon of academics putting up a sign post with pointers to...

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1980
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Press pass 89 for the Parliament of Australia, Parliamentary...

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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1980
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High Court of Australia 1980 Medallion in a blue presentation case

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Historic Memorial Committee collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1980
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Islamic religious symbol for a mother-of-pearl model of the ...

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Components
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Palestine
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1980
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Painting of a turtle, fish and stingray

Painting of a turtle, fish and stingray

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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Garmarroongoo
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1980
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Two Thaidinae Purpura Aperta shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Hawaii, United States of America
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1980
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1980
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Photographic press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1980

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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1980
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Woven basket

Woven basket

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Baskets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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1980
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Ceramic Jug with Tiwi design

Ceramic Jug with Tiwi design

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Jugs
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1980
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Road Alert

Ian Yeaman collection
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Journals
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1980
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Road Alert

Ian Yeaman collection
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Journals
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1980
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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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1980
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Key that opens the domed lid of mother-of-pearl model of the...

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Keys
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Palestine
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1980
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Pamphlet published by The Royal Scottish Museum titled 'The ...

Margot Child collection
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Pamphlets
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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The Royal Museum
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1980
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Blue ceramic jar with moulded kangaroo motifs, made by Klytie Pate in 1980

Blue ceramic jar with moulded kangaroo motifs, made by Klyti...

Terence Lane collection
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Jars
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Klytie Pate
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1980
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Box to hold image of 'The Last Supper'

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Presentation boxes
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Bethlehem, West Bank, Israel
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1980
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Bark painting depicting a Wandjina figure

Bark painting depicting a Wandjina figure

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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1980
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Billy Miller
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1980
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Cartoon depicting two men on a yacht, being given a 'thumbs ...

Clarrie King collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1980
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Historical Oodnadatta Railway Station hand bell, presented b...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Commemorative objects
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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Australian National [Railways]
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1980
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Road Alert

Ian Yeaman collection
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Journals
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1980
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Report on the National Braille Seminar, 1980

Report on the National Braille Seminar, 1980

Dulcie May Magnus collection
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Reports
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1980
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Cartoon of Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser and opposit...

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1980
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Stanley No.122 nine-inch square

George Henry Taylor collection
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Squares
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United States of America
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Stanley
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1980
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Silver kangaroo pin

Terence Lane collection
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Lapel pins
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1980
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1980 Wimbledon Ladies' Singles Championship tennis trophy won by Evonne Goolagong Cawley

1980 Wimbledon Ladies' Singles Championship tennis trophy wo...

Evonne Goolagong Cawley collection no. 2
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Trophies
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Wimbledon, London, England
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Evonne F. Goolagong Cawley AO MBE
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1980
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'Dark palm tree', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1980

'Dark palm tree', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1980

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1980
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The Lord's Prayer [artwork depicting the last supper made wi...

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Artworks
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Bethlehem, West Bank, Israel
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1980
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Medallion issued to competitors and officials at the Austral...

Donald and Helen McMichael collection
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Medallions
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Home Affairs
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1980
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Australia Day sports medal in brown presentation case, 1980

Australia Day sports medal in brown presentation case, 1980

Australia Day Committee collection
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Sports medals
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1980
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1980
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Tennis racquet used by Evonne Goolagong-Cawley in the 1980s

Tennis racquet used by Evonne Goolagong-Cawley in the 1980s

Evonne Goolagong Cawley collection no. 2
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Tennis racquets
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Wimbledon, London, England
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Dunlop Pty Ltd
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1975
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