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Circle 'W' branding iron initially used for branding cattle, and later horses, on Lyndavale Station, NT

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John Stanes collection
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Brands
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Erldunda, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Sydney H. Stanes
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1920
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Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Spearthrowers
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1992
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Pair of split seed earrings

Pair of split seed earrings

Clara Thompson collection
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Earrings
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Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia
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Miss Clara Thompson
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1992
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Nuclear War is not Healthy for Children and Other Living Things tea-towel

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Striped rectangular string bag made from three bark fibres, coloured tan, white and dark orange

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Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Bags
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gulidja Durilla
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1992
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ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes wringers
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Glasgow, Scotland
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ACME Manufacturing Co
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1900
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Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Percussion instruments
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lena Passi
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1992
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Print titled 'Land Tortoise', by John Salee, 1992

Print titled 'Land Tortoise', by John Salee, 1992

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr John Salee
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1992
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Poster -

Poster - "Just This? - or Justice?"

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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Child's drawing by Ann More, Thursday Island Primary School, Thursday Island QLD

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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Seventh page of documentary material relating to the Mills Sisters

Seventh page of documentary material relating to the Mills S...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Documents
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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Murray Island Dancers - Greetings from Torres Strait

Murray Island Dancers - Greetings from Torres Strait

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Photographic postcards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Murray Island Dance Group
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1992
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Cartoon of Paul Keating sitting upside down at the top of the page pointing to an 'ECONOMY' graph

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John Shakespeare collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1987
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Sword'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Sword'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Child's drawing - by Serdonia Akee

Child's drawing - by Serdonia Akee

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Thursday Island Primary School, Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Aus...
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Serdonia Akee
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1992
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Three women, an Asian woman, a Caucasian woman and an African woman

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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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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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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1982
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Paul Keating with Free Market Joint

Paul Keating with Free Market Joint

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1992
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Carved wooden sculpture of a shark by Job Kusu

Carved wooden sculpture of a shark by Job Kusu

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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Badu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Job Kusu
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1992
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Poster 'Pas de Bombes'

Poster 'Pas de Bombes'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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France
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Government of France
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1966
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Rosary beads made by Mr Lech Chmielewski, 1982

Rosary beads made by Mr Lech Chmielewski, 1982

Lech Chmielewski collection
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Rosary beads
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Poland
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Mr Lech Chmielewski
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1982
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Eight Totems of Mer T-shirt

Eight Totems of Mer T-shirt

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1992
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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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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Pair of black and brown wooden bird sculptures covered with pyrographic designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Nowitja
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1982
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Affordable Housing - a Right Not a Privilege

Affordable Housing - a Right Not a Privilege

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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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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'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the centenary of the Federation of Australia in 2001

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Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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Radio Torres Strait

Radio Torres Strait

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Torres Strait Islanders Media Association
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1992
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Stop Star Wars

Stop Star Wars

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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The Strategic Defense Initiative Organization
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1981
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Bring the frigates home

Bring the frigates home

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Royal Australian Navy
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1981
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Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Extra Panel'

Preliminary drawing for completed work 'The Extra Panel'

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 4
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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1990
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Peace

Peace

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Stylised image of a blond haired woman with a dove making up the hair of the woman

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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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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Child's toy banksia pipe

Child's toy banksia pipe

Patsy Cameron collection no. 2
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Toys
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Rocky Cape, Tasmania, Australia
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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1992
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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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Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Banff, Banff National Park, Canada
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1992
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Movement for the Ordination of Women - We all try to do God's will: you in your way and G in Hers

Movement for the Ordination of Women - We all try to do God'...

Movement for the Ordination of Women collection
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Church of England
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1984
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I Own a Nuclear Target

I Own a Nuclear Target

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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United States of America
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United States Armed Forces
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1960
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Wooden oval container

Wooden oval container

Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Containers
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1992
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Stainless steel

Stainless steel "JTA" branding iron, used for branding cattl...

John Stanes collection
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Brands
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Lyndavale Well, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr John Stanes
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1985
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Sketchbook of crayon drawings by Dinny Nyliba (McDinny)

Sketchbook of crayon drawings by Dinny Nyliba (McDinny)

Dinny Nyliba (McDinny) collection no. 2
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Sketchbooks
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Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Dinny Nyliba (McDinny)
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1992
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Back to Drouin April 1929

Back to Drouin April 1929

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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The Moscow Circus

The Moscow Circus

Jenny Coopes collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Jenny Coopes
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1991
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' dinner event, Newcastle Workers Club, 1986

Poster for 'International Women's Day' dinner event, Newcast...

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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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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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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Federation Democratique Internationale. Des Femmes

Federation Democratique Internationale. Des Femmes

Union of Australian Women collection
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Medallions
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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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Ebony comb

Ebony comb

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Combs
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Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
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David Tabua
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1992
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Poster -

Poster - "African National Congress"

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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Information label for Plates

Information label for Plates

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Labels
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island High School
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1992
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Carved wooden sculpture of a crocodile

Carved wooden sculpture of a crocodile

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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Badu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Job Kusu
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1992
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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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Art of the Time greeting card

Art of the Time greeting card

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Cards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Nina Sabatino
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1992
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Child's toy banksia pipe

Child's toy banksia pipe

Patsy Cameron collection no. 2
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Toys
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Rocky Cape, Tasmania, Australia
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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1992
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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Papier mache human figure by Katie Kemarre

Papier mache human figure by Katie Kemarre

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Paper sculptures
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Katy Kemarre
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1992
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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