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Top hat worn by William Pitt Faithfull

Top hat worn by William Pitt Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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William P. Faithfull
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1875
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Reproduction of a possum skin cloak collected in 1872 from Lake Condah

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Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Cloaks
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Portland, Victoria, Australia
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Debra Couzens
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2002
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Parrangkeeyt - loin ornament

Parrangkeeyt - loin ornament

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Personal adornments
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Kangaroo skin mat made at Hermannsburg Mission

Kangaroo skin mat made at Hermannsburg Mission

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Mats
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Hinchley Family collection
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Evening capes
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Schultz Tannery
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1940
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Meelaywook - woman's upper arm ornament

Meelaywook - woman's upper arm ornament

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Personal adornments
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Brushtail Possum skin hat made by Richard Siedentopf

Brushtail Possum skin hat made by Richard Siedentopf

Tasmanian Native Mammal Fur Industry collection
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Hats
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Mr Richard Siedentopf
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Sample possum pelt

Sample possum pelt

James Wall collection
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Umbango, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Denis Francois R. de Berigny
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1920
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Small black doll with moving limbs

Small black doll with moving limbs

Thompson Family collection
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Black dolls
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Black top hat

Black top hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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Man's black beaver hat forming part of the Mercantile Gentleman set

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Hats
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Italy
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Gruppo Ermenegildo Zegna
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1988
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Stretched possum skin with wooden pegs

Stretched possum skin with wooden pegs

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Animal skins
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Shannon Moth fishing fly

Shannon Moth fishing fly

Noel Jetson collection
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Fishing lures
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr R H. Wigram
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1936
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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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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gulidja Durilla
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1992
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Reproduction of a possum skin cloak collected in 1853 from Maiden's Punt (Echuca)

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Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Cloaks
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Treahna Hamm
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2002
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Sample possum pelt

Sample possum pelt

James Wall collection
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Umbango, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Denis Francois R. de Berigny
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1920
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Top hat belonging to RL Faithfull

Top hat belonging to RL Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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Reginald Faithfull
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1880
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Black top hat

Black top hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Brown Potscrubber Nymph fishing fly

Brown Potscrubber Nymph fishing fly

Noel Jetson collection
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Fishing lures
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Noel Jetson
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1931
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Rabbit skin rug

Rabbit skin rug

Thelma Jean Smith collection
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Coolamon, New South Wales, Australia
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Thelma Smith
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1940
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Morrom - woman's wrist ornament

Morrom - woman's wrist ornament

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Personal adornments
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Boomerang featuring a painted emu and a piece of animal fur, attributed to Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Bill Onus
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Women's short shoulder cape of red fox fur

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Brushtail Possum skin hat made by Richard Siedentopf

Tasmanian Native Mammal Fur Industry collection
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Hats
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Mr Richard Siedentopf
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Brown fur shrug

Brown fur shrug

Beverly Silby collection
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Fur clothing
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Dark brown fur stole

Toni Hood collection
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Stoles
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Jessie Anthony
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1930
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Brown fur coat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Fur coats
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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1950
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Two-ply string twisted back on itself and strung on two ply fibre string forming a fringed apron

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Pink woollen jacket with silk lining and a cream mink collar

Judith Hall collection no. 1
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Black woolly fur hat

Black woolly fur hat

Olga Riet collection
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Headwear
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Man's brown beaver hat forming part of the Gentleman in Ridi...

Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Hats
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Italy
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Gruppo Ermenegildo Zegna
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1988
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Chad Valley doll, cloth body with original glass eyes in winter outfit

Chad Valley doll, cloth body with original glass eyes in win...

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Dolls
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Chad Valley
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1920
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Fur sample

Fur sample

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Fur and string pubic cover, Mornington Island QLD

Fur and string pubic cover, Mornington Island QLD

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Personal adornments
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Black woolly fur muff

Black woolly fur muff

Olga Riet collection
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Muffs
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Wooden spindle in three pieces with wombat fur string wound around the centre

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spindles
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Black lambskin

Black lambskin

Olga Riet collection
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Animal skins
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Ball of two-ply wombat fur string, mounted in a wooden box frame, on a green background

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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String
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Red brocade evening jacket

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 2
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Evening jackets
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Waist band from Papua New Guinea

Waist band from Papua New Guinea

Chris and Diane Clark collection
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Mount Hagen, Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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The Durack Women

Country Women's Association of New South Wales collection
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Country Women's Association of New South Wales
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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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Possum skin rug

Possum skin rug

Jack Thurston Snelson collection
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Wallaby pelt sample prepared by Lenah Game Meats

Tasmanian Native Mammal Fur Industry collection
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Animal skins
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Samples - material for spinning, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Child's cowboy suit

Child's cowboy suit

John Coleman collection
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Costumes
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Bags
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Knee length black kangaroo fur A-line coat, part of the prize awarded to Gay Walker on becoming Miss Queensland, 1972

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Gay Walker collection
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Coats
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Queensland, Australia
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Ms Gay Clarke
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1972
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Personal adornments
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Red and black chiffon driving hat

Red and black chiffon driving hat

Mary Ellerslie Massey collection
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Hats
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Possum pelt sample prepared by Richard Siedentopf

Tasmanian Native Mammal Fur Industry collection
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Animal skins
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Mr Richard Siedentopf
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String sample

String sample

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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String
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Dingo skin rug

Dingo skin rug

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 1
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Rugs
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Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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James Pridham
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1870
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Doll with human face, fury body and rabbit ears

Doll with human face, fury body and rabbit ears

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Dolls
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Andrew A. Gibson
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1920
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Jacket made from kangaroo skins, worn by Miss Ada Syer, 1950s

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McAvoy and Syer collection
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Jackets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Wilson Furs
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1950
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Sleeping bag

Jessie Luckman collection
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