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The Jubilee Book of Cricket by Prince Ranjitsinhji.

The Jubilee Book of Cricket by Prince Ranjitsinhji.

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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England, United Kingdom
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Prince Kumar S. Ranjitsinhji
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1897
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Horses and Cowboys 1999

Horses and Cowboys 1999

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tristan Young
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1999
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Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Wight-Gullett collection
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Top hats
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London, England
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Andre & Co Ltd, Hatters
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1905
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1 Mile Country Championship NSW 1926 sash

1 Mile Country Championship NSW 1926 sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Mr Ken Ross
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1926
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Dhari (headdress) by George Nona, 2007

Dhari (headdress) by George Nona, 2007

George Nona collection
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Headdresses
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Torres Strait, ,
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Mr George Nona
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2007
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Fibre basket by Dadda Samson, 2008

Fibre basket by Dadda Samson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2008
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Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1875

Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1875

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Folders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Untitled framed acrylic painting by Wendy Feifar-Nannup

Untitled framed acrylic painting by Wendy Feifar-Nannup

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Wendy Feifar-Nannup
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Circular silk sampler map of the western hemisphere that indicate the routes of Captain James Cook's three voyages

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Embroidered Map Samplers collection
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Maps
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Captain James Cook
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Side saddle

Side saddle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Saddles
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The Argus of Melbourne press pass

The Argus of Melbourne press pass

Bernard Freedman collection no. 2
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Passes
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Beeton's Book of Garden Management.

Beeton's Book of Garden Management.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Gardening books
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Pair of cream coloured 'silk' boxer shorts with a gold coloured waistband and side bands

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Lionel Rose collection no. 1
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Boxer shorts
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Lionel Rose
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1964
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Molded yellow plastic hard hat associated wtih the Snowy Scheme

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Snowy Scheme - Frank Rodwell collection
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Helmets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Industrial Safety Services
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1950
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Woven wool rug from Ernabella

Woven wool rug from Ernabella

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Knee rugs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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Round white doily consisting of crocheted joined medalllions

Round white doily consisting of crocheted joined medalllions

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Azaria Chamberlain's black dress, pilchers and booties set

Azaria Chamberlain's black dress, pilchers and booties set

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 3
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Baby clothing
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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Mark II Expo '67 Sound Chair

Mark II Expo '67 Sound Chair

Expo '67 - Sound Chair collection
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Chairs
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1967
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Australian rugby league jersey

Australian rugby league jersey

Vic Armbruster collection
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Football uniforms
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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The Long walk's 'Where is the love?' t-shirt

The Long walk's 'Where is the love?' t-shirt

Michael Long collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Welcome to our Royal Visitors 1954

Welcome to our Royal Visitors 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Flags
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Blue petal hat

Blue petal hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Fibre basket by Lily Long, 2008

Fibre basket by Lily Long, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Lily Long
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2008
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Baby shoes with shellwork decoration, La Perouse, Sydney

Baby shoes with shellwork decoration, La Perouse, Sydney

Jonathan Dickson collection
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Baby shoes
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Neck Decoration for the Order of the Companion of Honour to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1951
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Six documents, and a lace sample

Six documents, and a lace sample

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Documents
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Dog's coat in black fabric with bound edges associated with Milo Dunphy

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Animal accessories
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J Dunphy
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1927
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Colonel William Light's writing box and accessories

Colonel William Light's writing box and accessories

Colonel William Light collection no. 1
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Writing cases
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Colonel William Light
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1836
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Embroidery sampler on coarse linen or hessian, mainly featuring cross stitched letters and numbers [Margaret Stool Montrose, 1855?]

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Textile samplers
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1855
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Waisted tubular drum

Waisted tubular drum

Solomon and Josephine Ahmat collection
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Musical drums
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Federation-era bunting

Federation-era bunting

George and Sylvia Milne collection
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Commemorative objects
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Queen Mary
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1901
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1/2 Mile Country Championship NSW 1926 sash

1/2 Mile Country Championship NSW 1926 sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Mr Ken Ross
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1926
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Wooden portable writing desk with accessories used by Hanbury Clements, c1815

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Jean Clements collection
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Writing desks
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Jean Clements
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1810
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Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Emanuel Family collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lands & Surveys Department, Western Australia
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1901
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Toy horse, 'Jackson', used during the cancelled 2007 Birdsville Races

Toy horse, 'Jackson', used during the cancelled 2007 Birdsvi...

Jo Fort collection
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Toys
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Jo Fort
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2007
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Small red and white checked cotton bag containing tea leaves

Small red and white checked cotton bag containing tea leaves

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Tea-leaves
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Cowboy 1998

Cowboy 1998

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Engawala, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clifford Tilmouth
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1998
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Dark brown leather hiking boots associated with Milo Dunphy

Dark brown leather hiking boots associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Boots
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Travelling trunk associated with the Cobb & Co Concord Coach used by the Nowland family

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Trunks
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Album containing 80 photographs of the gardens at Camelot, and AIF soldiers in Fremantle and at Gallipoli

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photograph albums
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Pin cushion in the shape of a shoe

Pin cushion in the shape of a shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pincushions
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Red and gold empire line evening ensemble

Red and gold empire line evening ensemble

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 2
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Evening ensembles
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Australia
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Mr David Stock
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1974
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Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Esme Timbery collection
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Ornaments
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esme Timbery
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2006
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Broadcast seeder

Broadcast seeder

David Crane and Alice Sutton collection no. 2
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Agricultural equipment
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Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
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Men making south-east wind (Mamariga).

Men making south-east wind (Mamariga).

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Abagera
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Men's grey trousers

Men's grey trousers

Michael Long collection no. 1
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Trousers
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China
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Soldiers' Pay Book of James Taylor

Soldiers' Pay Book of James Taylor

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Account records
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Keeping it Safe

Keeping it Safe

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Delia Summers collection
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Textile lengths
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Tasmania, Australia
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Delia Summers
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Larrakia flag

Larrakia flag

Mary Lee collection
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Flags
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Mr Ronald Strachan
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Blazer

Blazer

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Blazers
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Plaque presented by the Government of NSW to commemorate the official opening of the Sydney Opera House in 1973

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Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Plaques
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1973
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Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Flags
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Nova Peris' 400m gold medal from the 2001 Australian National Championships (Athletics)

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports medals
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Nova Peris
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2001
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Diorama of a tropical island, used with the Flower Clock

Diorama of a tropical island, used with the Flower Clock

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) - Play School collection ...
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Dioramas
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Buggy 1999

Buggy 1999

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Douglas Wallace
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1999
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Edgar Richard Mayne's Australian cricket team cap

Edgar Richard Mayne's Australian cricket team cap

Nanette Ward collection
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Caps
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London, England
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Geo Lewin and Co.
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Book titled 'The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay', 1789.

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Christies Auction collection
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Books
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Governor John Stockdale
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1789
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Painting depicts male (left) and female modjarki, freshwater crocodiles (Crocodylus johnstoni)

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Dick N. Murrumurru
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1970
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