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Carving of a lizard

Carving of a lizard

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Wood carvings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Mouse sculpture

Mouse sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Two illustrations - First Victa Lawnmower and First Ear Muffs

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1989
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Wooden bangle painted with a colourful design

Wooden bangle painted with a colourful design

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bangles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bronwyn Bancroft
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1990
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Bomarea edulis

Bomarea edulis

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Untitled painting by Lucky Kngwarreye Morton

Untitled painting by Lucky Kngwarreye Morton

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucky Kngwarreye Morton
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1990
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Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large nugget

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Smales Jewellers collection
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Brooches
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Western Australia, Australia
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Crawford family
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1890
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Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Erythrina vespertilio Leguminosae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Crataeva religiosa Capparidaceae

Crataeva religiosa Capparidaceae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plastic bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietnam War

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Finger rings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Dillenia Alata

Dillenia Alata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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Erythrina vespertilio

Erythrina vespertilio

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a protected Aboriginal burial ground

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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Signs
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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Poster promoting a peace march in 1986 for the international year of peace.

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Betting board

Betting board

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Thong Thrown at Owner of the First Victa.....

Thong Thrown at Owner of the First Victa.....

Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1989
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Boot Thrown at the Owner of the First Victa

Boot Thrown at the Owner of the First Victa

Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1989
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Wall hanging of a scene from Little Red Riding Hood, made by Ukrainian Displaced Person Olga Basylevich, in Germany in 1946

Wall hanging of a scene from Little Red Riding Hood, made by...

Forest Hill Residential Kindergarten collection
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Wall hangings
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Neu-Ulm Displaced Persons Camp, American Zone, Germany
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Olga Basylevich
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1946
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Yacca walking-stick

Yacca walking-stick

C Warren Bonython collection
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Walking-sticks
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South Australia, Australia
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Charles W. Bonython
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1947
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Hibiscus meraukensis Malvaceae

Hibiscus meraukensis Malvaceae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur coat

Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur co...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Notes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1990
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Tasmanian Aborigines celebrate 8 years of re-occupation of Oyster Cove 1984-1992

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Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Oyster Cove, Tasmania, Australia
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Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre
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1984
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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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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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The Three Tenors

The Three Tenors

Geoff Pryor collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1990
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Baskets
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Banksia serrata

Banksia serrata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Crotalaria verrucosa

Crotalaria verrucosa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Carved and mounted emu egg depicting the journey of Burke and Wills

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Peter Harris collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Lake Cargelligo, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter J. Harris
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1983
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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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Ground painting commissioned for the opening of Tandanya in March 1990

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Tandanya collection no. 3
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Paintings
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1990
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Ceriops tagal

Ceriops tagal

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Crotalaria verrucosa

Crotalaria verrucosa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Untitled painting by Ada Bird Petyarre

Untitled painting by Ada Bird Petyarre

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada B. Petyarre
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1990
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Epacris longiflora

Epacris longiflora

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

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Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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Cochlospermum gillivraei

Cochlospermum gillivraei

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Bougainvillea spectabilis Nyctaginaceae

Bougainvillea spectabilis Nyctaginaceae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Brian Coman collection
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Rabbit traps
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United States of America
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Dr Brian J. Coman
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1983
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Petalostigma banksii

Petalostigma banksii

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Pair of earings by B M Bancroft, 1990

Pair of earings by B M Bancroft, 1990

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Pierced earrings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Bronwyn Bancroft
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1990
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Dendrobium discolor

Dendrobium discolor

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Capparis lucida

Capparis lucida

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Dendrobium discolor

Dendrobium discolor

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Untitled painting by Billy Petyarre

Untitled painting by Billy Petyarre

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Petyarre
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1990
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Poster titled 'Advance Australia Where?'

Poster titled 'Advance Australia Where?'

Lorraine Coutts collection
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Posters
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Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Terri...
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National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee
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1992
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Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canberra, 1955

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Oil paintings
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Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1955
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Painting depicts three human figures, one kangaroo and one string bag

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Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Bark paintings
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Gudjekbin, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1965
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Dendrophthoe vitellina

Dendrophthoe vitellina

Banks Florilegium collection
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1980
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