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Australian Aborigines League banner made by Bill Onus

Australian Aborigines League banner made by Bill Onus

Gary Foley collection
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Banners
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Bill Onus
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1945
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Cash book

Cash book

Robin Moorhouse collection
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Ledgers
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1894
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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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Bread carter's book, a 1967 calendar printed on a card from David George Pty Ltd, three lottery tickets, a letter regarding a bread order, three invoices and two notes

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ET Fealy collection
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Head stand

Head stand

Andree Pelissier collection
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Millinery equipment
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Two-piece full-length dress consisting of a bodice and a skirt in burgundy duchess satin with inserts of cut velvet in a geometric and floral pattern

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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1875
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Thelma Judson
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2008
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Painting depict two karndayh, female antilopine kangaroos (Macropus antilopinus)

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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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Mr Dick Baringbungung
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1970
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Embroidery sampler

Embroidery sampler

Rose Pellet Sampler collection
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Textile samplers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Rose A. Pellet
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1847
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Painting depicts three x-ray style fish

Painting depicts three x-ray style fish

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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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1974
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GRANVILLE SHOW. 1942, red felt show pennant with gold-coloured block text

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Colledge Family collection
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Prizes
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1942
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Tricycle

Tricycle

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Tricycles
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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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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Log Cabin

Log Cabin

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Quilts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1900
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Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1876

Educational Collections of Australia Plants, 1876

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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1876
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Reconciliation by Bessie Campbell

Reconciliation by Bessie Campbell

Bessie Campbell collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Bessie Campbell
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2002
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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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Crimson full-length tunic, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Tunics
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Water Ledger, S R & W S Commission, Tongala, Koyuga & Kyabram Parishes, 1926-1938

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Irrigation (Tatura) - Goulburn Murray Water collection
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Administrative records
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Tongala, Victoria, Australia
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State Rivers and Water Supply Commission
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1926
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Duncan Thompson's rugby league cap

Duncan Thompson's rugby league cap

Ian Thompson collection
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Caps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1922
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Rabbit skin rug

Rabbit skin rug

Thelma Jean Smith collection
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Rugs
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Coolamon, New South Wales, Australia
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Thelma Smith
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1940
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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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Driving goggles and tin belonging to Joan Richmond

Driving goggles and tin belonging to Joan Richmond

Joan Richmond collection
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Motoring goggles
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Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Baskets
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Photograph album of Derby and station scenes associated with the Emanuel family

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Emanuel Family collection
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Photograph albums
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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1914
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Convict hand-stitched shift shirt of woven fabric of white and blue stripes

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Convict Era Shirt collection
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Shirts
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Granton, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Bushranger Medal awarded to the four Faithfull Brothers for engaging in a gunfight with bushrangers Gilbert, Hall and Dunn, 1865

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Medals
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London, England
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1875
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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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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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A book containing Erlikilyika's (Jim Kite) sketches of camp life, observed by him during WB Spencer's and FJ Gillen's expedition to the Gulf of Carpentaria in 1901-2

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Robert Gillen collection
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Sketchbooks
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1901
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Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Shells
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Circular silk sampler map of the western hemisphere that indicate the routes of Captain James Cook's three voyages

Circular silk sampler map of the western hemisphere that ind...

Embroidered Map Samplers collection
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Maps
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Captain James Cook
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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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Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1914
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Oval grey wax bas-relief portrait plaque of Captain James Cook

Oval grey wax bas-relief portrait plaque of Captain James Co...

Wax Matrix Portrait Plaque Captain Cook collection
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Plaques
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England, United Kingdom
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Captain James Cook
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1777
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Fabric label - Andree Pelissiere

Fabric label - Andree Pelissiere

Andree Pelissier collection
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Labels
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Volume 2, 1873-6, Educational collections of Australian plants

Volume 2, 1873-6, Educational collections of Australian plan...

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Books
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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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Handmade quilt featuring rectangular woollen swatches

Handmade quilt featuring rectangular woollen swatches

Smedley Family collection
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Quilts
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1940
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Botany notebook

Botany notebook

Stella Coulter collection
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Notebooks
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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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Hard black plastic jewellery box

Hard black plastic jewellery box

Jack Heenan collection
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Jewellery boxes
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GM Holden Ltd
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Living Together

Living Together

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Quilts
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Spearthrower with carvings and fibre on hand grip

Spearthrower with carvings and fibre on hand grip

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Royal visit 1954 souvenir flag

Royal visit 1954 souvenir flag

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Flags
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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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Grey, white and navy, wide-brimmed ladies dress hat

Grey, white and navy, wide-brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Recumbent bicycle used by Peter Heal

Recumbent bicycle used by Peter Heal

Peter Heal collection
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Bicycles
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Velokraft
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2009
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Notebook containing finances, salaries, household expenditure etc.

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Thompson Family collection
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Notebooks
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Pipe case used by Ben Chifley

Pipe case used by Ben Chifley

MJ Brown collection
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Pipe cases
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Money bag used at the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

Money bag used at the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

Conway Tighe collection
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Bags
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Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Gold medal from the Royal Agricultural Society of N.S.W. Royal Easter Show Sydney 1929

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Colledge Family collection
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Medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1929
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Batik practice piece showing design in progress on fabric, attributed to Nyukana 'Daisy' Baker, 1975

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Textiles
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Jogjakarta, Java, Indonesia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1975
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Autographic Kodak Junior camera

Autographic Kodak Junior camera

Harold Stevens collection
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Cameras
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Rochester, New York, United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1920
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Pincushion with pins

Pincushion with pins

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pincushions
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Black velvet horse riding helmet

Black velvet horse riding helmet

Colledge Family collection
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Sports safety helmets
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England
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thread, Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thr...

George Pappas collection no. 1
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Slippers
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Wedgwood medallion made from dark grey clay from Sydney Cove, 1789

Wedgwood medallion made from dark grey clay from Sydney Cove...

Sydney Cove Medallion collection
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Medallions
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England
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Josiah Wedgwood
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1789
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