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Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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Nuclear Disarmament Party for the Upper House in Western Australia in the 1984 Federal Elections

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Senator Jo Vallentine collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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Western Australia, Australia
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Nuclear Disarmament Party of Australia
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1984
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The Royal Family Pop-Up Book

The Royal Family Pop-Up Book

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pop-up books
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Patrick Montague-Smith
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1984
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1984
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Colour photograph of Rodney Baker and Kit Hokanson in front of Tasmania's Peace Bus

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Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Photographs
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Rodney Baker
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1984
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Certificate

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1984
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1984
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Retreat from Kirribilli

Retreat from Kirribilli

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1984
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Certificate

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1984
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Silkscreen print poster 'Stop the Miss Victoria Quest'

Silkscreen print poster 'Stop the Miss Victoria Quest'

Tanya McIntyre collection
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Posters
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Victoria, Australia
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Tanya McIntyre
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1984
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'Wulawarry' freshwater eel tailed catfish and 'Bipupan' file snakes at Murwangi

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Sally Banyard collection
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Bark paintings
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Arafura Swamp, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Garrawun
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1984
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The Princess of Wales Fashion Handbook

The Princess of Wales Fashion Handbook

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Books
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London, England
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Tim Graham
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1984
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1984
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Certificate of thanks to Ruby Lee for donating $1 to the Australian Olympic Team, 1984

Certificate of thanks to Ruby Lee for donating $1 to the Aus...

Ruby Lee collection
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Certificates of appreciation
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Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1984
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Colour photograph of the launch of the Peace Bus, Hobart, October 1984

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Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Photographs
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Rodney Baker
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1984
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Bark painting 'Ngalkunburriyaymi, The Female Rainbow Serpent' by Bardayal Nadjamerrek, Gunbalanya, about 1989

Bark painting 'Ngalkunburriyaymi, The Female Rainbow Serpent...

Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1984
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If it's good enough for New York, it's good enough for Victo...

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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T-shirts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1984
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A wooden mould used in the production of 'knitlock' bricks.

A wooden mould used in the production of 'knitlock' bricks.

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Brickmaking equipment
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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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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1984
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Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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A flat wooden board used in the creation of 'knitlock' bricks.

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W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Brickmaking equipment
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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Mortuary post

Mortuary post

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Ceremonial objects
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Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital...
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Munyal
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1984
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Woven plant fibre basket

Woven plant fibre basket

W Bateman collection
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Baskets
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Goulburn Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Black and white drawing of a Midnight Oil Concert on Novembe...

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Midnight Oil Band
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1984
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Cartoon of Norm Gallagher, Victorian State Secretary of the ...

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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Painting depicting a buffalo with cross-hatched infill

Painting depicting a buffalo with cross-hatched infill

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Harry Marangura
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1984
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Mortuary post

Mortuary post

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Ceremonial objects
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Not provided
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1984
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Ficidae Ficus Subintermedia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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Two photographs: Inside the Nomadic Action Group Truck befor...

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Nomadic Action Group
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1984
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Leaflet titled Concert to celebrate life!

Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Leaflets
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Hiroshima, Japan
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1984
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Brick made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

Brick made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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Bark painting depicting the hollow log ceremony

Bark painting depicting the hollow log ceremony

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bobby Bunnungurr
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1984
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Wedding group

Margot Child collection
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Postcards
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Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1984
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Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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Bark painting depicting Rainbow Lorikeets in a tree

Bark painting depicting Rainbow Lorikeets in a tree

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Bark paintings
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Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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Norah Bindul
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1984
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Two of two pigmented oval wooden tapsticks

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Percussion instruments
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Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dick S. Mewirri
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1984
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Club

Club

Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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Clubs
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North-Eastern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Souvenir program of the 1st Test Golden Jubilee of Test Cric...

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Programs
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West Australian Cricket Association Ground, Perth, Perth, Western A...
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Western Australian Women's Cricket Association
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1984
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Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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If it's good enough for New York, it's good enough for Victo...

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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T-shirts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1984
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Poster that advertises the screening of a television film do...

West Theatre Company collection
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Event posters
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Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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West Theatre Company
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1984
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Painting depicts two stylised trees, with 21 black flying fox hanging from branches and four crocodiles waiting in water below

Painting depicts two stylised trees, with 21 black flying fo...

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Bark paintings
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Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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Norah Bindul
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1984
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Painting depicting decoartive motifs that are found on Tiwi baskets

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Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Bark paintings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gwendeline Puangwugi
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1984
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form a square bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form a square bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1982 collection
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Bags
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Whale tooth ornament 'tabua', which is used with the kava bowl, presented to Victor and Beth Carell by the people of Levuka, Fiji

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Ornaments
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Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1984
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'Imparja' - Music from Black Australia'

Redback Graphix collection
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Posters
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Mr Michael Callaghan
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1984
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Painting depicts bardt (dua moiety) the black rock kangaroo in the artist's country known as Yelebuy

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Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack K. Kaiwulan
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1984
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Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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Boomerang

Boomerang

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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One of two pigmented oval wooden tapsticks

One of two pigmented oval wooden tapsticks

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Percussion instruments
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Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dick S. Mewirri
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1984
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Four photographs of Benny Zable - Roxby Rally, and, The cage...

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Nomadic Action Group
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1984
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Two photographs-Benny Zable, Adelaide Memorial Installation ...

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1984
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Boomerang

Boomerang

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Not provided
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1984
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There is no day after

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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T-shirts
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1984
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1982 collection
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Didjeridus
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1982
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Bark painting depicting the wild potato totem of a number of clans linked to a Dreaming site called Mangu

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Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Bark paintings
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Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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Janggawangga
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1984
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Two photographs - Benny Zable, Lakeside Hotel Installation A...

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Australian Labor Party
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1984
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Press pass 79 and issued to Graeme Thomson of News Limited

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Kiribati
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Mr Graeme '. Thomson
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1984
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Conical plant-fibre basket

Conical plant-fibre basket

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Baskets
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Gatji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lubar
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1977
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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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1984
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