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Brown and black slip cast earthenware vase made by Nungalka Stanley, 2003

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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2003
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Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Scorched teacup, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

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Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Teacups
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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Slip cast earthenware vase made by Rita Davey, 2003

Slip cast earthenware vase made by Rita Davey, 2003

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Rita Davey
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2003
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Piece of blackened clear glass telescope lens, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

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Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Telescope lenses
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Paddles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Racing silks in the colours of Tony Santic

Racing silks in the colours of Tony Santic

Graham Dash and Carol Sampson collection
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Riding habits
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Queensland, Australia
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Mitty's of Queensland, Saddlers & Riding Outfitters
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2003
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Crochet milk jug cover with penguin shells

Crochet milk jug cover with penguin shells

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2003
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'Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2003

'Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2003

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Billy Atkins
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2003
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Blue and white terracotta vase made by Nyukana 'Daisy' Baker at Ernabella in 2003

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Black and brown terracotta vase by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, 2003

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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Brown and white slip cast terracotta vase made by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2003

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2003
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If You Love Me Love Me Safely by Marrynyula Mununggurr

If You Love Me Love Me Safely by Marrynyula Mununggurr

Marrynyula Mununggurr collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marrynyula Mununggurr
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2000
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Piece of fractured yellow Pyrex mirror blank, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

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Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Telescope accessories
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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2003
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Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Paddles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Damaged auto-collimator, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

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Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Astronomical equipment
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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Piece of clear optical glass (flint), a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

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Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Optical lenses
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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2003
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Cartoon

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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Zimbabwe
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2003
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STILL NO WMDs FOUND IN IRAQ

STILL NO WMDs FOUND IN IRAQ

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Iraq
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2003
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Woven palm leaf armband 'zugu musur'

Woven palm leaf armband 'zugu musur'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Wollongong City Soccer Club Gold Decade Member medallion in presentation box, Johnny Warren, 2003

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Medallions
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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1994
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Cartoon

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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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2003
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Chequered pattern armband 'zugu musur'

Chequered pattern armband 'zugu musur'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Three lengths of cane used for making cray pots used by Graeme Chapple

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Graeme Chapple collection
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Lobster traps
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St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
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Graeme Chapple
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2003
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The return of the prodigal son

The return of the prodigal son

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Woven palm leaf armband 'zugu musur'

Woven palm leaf armband 'zugu musur'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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'Today now ... many way ... not like before time any more'

'Today now ... many way ... not like before time any more'

Geoff and Fran Barker collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Rosella Namok
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2003
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Cray pot neck made by Graeme Chapple

Cray pot neck made by Graeme Chapple

Graeme Chapple collection
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Lobster traps
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St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
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Graeme Chapple
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2002
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Happy New Year 2003

Happy New Year 2003

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Hand knitted beanie with

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Adi Dunlop collection
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Beanies
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mrs Adi Dunlop
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1997
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Cray pot materials used by Graeme Chapple

Cray pot materials used by Graeme Chapple

Graeme Chapple collection
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Lobster traps
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St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
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Graeme Chapple
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2003
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Dance mactive for the left arm 'sikal'

Dance mactive for the left arm 'sikal'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Dance costumes
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Metal pot key used by Graeme Chapple

Metal pot key used by Graeme Chapple

Graeme Chapple collection
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St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
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Graeme Chapple
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2003
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Coiled 'Karadi' basket made from natural fibres, cloth and plastic strips, titled 'Recycled'

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Lennah Newson collection no. 2
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Baskets
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Ms Lennah Newson
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2002
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Cartoon

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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Vertical element - part of 'The last wave' art installation -  by John Johnson, 2003

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John Johnson collection no. 2
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Griffith, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Johnson
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2003
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Cray pot component used by Graeme Chapple

Cray pot component used by Graeme Chapple

Graeme Chapple collection
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Lobster traps
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St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
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Graeme Chapple
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2003
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Three-pronged point for dugong-hunting whap or harpoon, made by Wilfred Aniba

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Wilfred Aniba collection
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Harpoons
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1995
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Horizontal element - part of 'The last wave' art installation -  by John Johnson, 2003

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John Johnson collection no. 2
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Artworks
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Griffith, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Johnson
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2003
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Engraver made from a small bone attached to a wooden handle

Engraver made from a small bone attached to a wooden handle

Robert Karyuka collection
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Engraving tools
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Robert Karyuka
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1994
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Metal pot key used by Graeme Chapple

Metal pot key used by Graeme Chapple

Graeme Chapple collection
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Keys
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St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
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Graeme Chapple
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2003
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Cartoon

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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Artist's documentation of 'The last wave' art installation -  by John Johnson, 2003

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John Johnson collection no. 2
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Diaries
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Griffith, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Johnson
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2003
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Cartoon

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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Presentation box for Wollongong City Soccer Club Gold Decade Member medallion, Johnny Warren, 2003

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Presentation boxes
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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1994
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Cartoon

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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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2003
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Brown crochet doily with pineapple design

Brown crochet doily with pineapple design

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Doilies
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2003
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Digital photographs printed from the floppy disk John Johnson provided to document the creation of 'The Last Wave' artwork, 2003

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John Johnson collection no. 2
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Griffith, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Johnson
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2003
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Macropus rufus (Red Kangaroo) sitting taxidermy specimen

Macropus rufus (Red Kangaroo) sitting taxidermy specimen

Central Australian Red Kangaroo collection
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Zoological specimens
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Thomastown, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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South Pacific Taxidermy
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2003
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White butterfly crochet runner

White butterfly crochet runner

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Table runners
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2003
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Pair of brown leather work gloves used by Graeme Chapple

Pair of brown leather work gloves used by Graeme Chapple

Graeme Chapple collection
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Gloves
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St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
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MSA (Aust) Pty Ltd
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2002
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Cartoon

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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Pakistan
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2003
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Crochet doily with pansy design

Crochet doily with pansy design

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Doilies
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2003
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Macropus rufus (Red Kangaroo) standing taxidermy specimen

Macropus rufus (Red Kangaroo) standing taxidermy specimen

Central Australian Red Kangaroo collection
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Zoological specimens
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Thomastown, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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South Pacific Taxidermy
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2003
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Zeiss Motorised Operating Double Microscope used by Earl Owen

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Professor Earl Owen collection
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Microscopes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Professor Earl Owen AO
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Dance mactive for the right arm 'sikal'

Dance mactive for the right arm 'sikal'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Dance costumes
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1996
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