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Report detailing the results of the Magnetical, Nautical and Meteorological Observations...

Report detailing the results of the Magnetical, Nautical and...

Burke and Wills collection
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Reports
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Professor Georg B. von Neumayer
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1860
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Pattison Shield presented to Victor Trumper 1898-1899

Pattison Shield presented to Victor Trumper 1898-1899

Victor Trumper collection
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Trophies
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England
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Elkington & Co
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1899
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Encased photograph of Jessie and William Gallaway

Encased photograph of Jessie and William Gallaway

Gallaway-Gore collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Jessie A. Gallaway
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Welcome to our Royal Visitors

Welcome to our Royal Visitors

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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Camel, Rider and Pack Camel

Camel, Rider and Pack Camel

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Wallace
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1997
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Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Renette Biljabu
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2008
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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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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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Wildflowers quilt

Wildflowers quilt

Nettie McColive collection
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Quilts
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South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1933
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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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Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs Eva Howie for her daughter Clyde, 1930s

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Hetherington Family collection
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Dolls houses
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Eden Hills, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Eva A. Howie
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1930
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White and green brimmed ladies dress hat

White and green brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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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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Larrakia flag

Larrakia flag

Mary Lee collection
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Flags
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Mr Ronald Strachan
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Seven grey glass eyes at various stages of completion with display stand

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Paul McClarin collection
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Glass eyes
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Mr Paul McClarin
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Front stage for a toy theatre

Front stage for a toy theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Toy theatres
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Chart of the Murray River from Wentworth to above Danger Island

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Trevor Reed collection
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Navigational charts
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Wentworth, New South Wales, Australia
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1885
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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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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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Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears, mouth and teeth

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Paddy Roe collection
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Dance equipment
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Lee
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1968
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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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Documents
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Horses and Cowboy 1997

Horses and Cowboy 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Wallace
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1997
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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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'Travels of Mala the Hare Wallaby', painted by Timmy Tjugudai Tjungurrayi, 1981

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Timmy T. Tjungurrayi
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1981
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1946 Prototype No 1 Holden sedan

1946 Prototype No 1 Holden sedan

Ian Metherall collection
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Motor cars
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Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
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GM Holden Ltd
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1946
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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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Wedgwood medallion made from dark grey clay from Sydney Cove, 1789

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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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1954 Royal Visit pennant

1954 Royal Visit pennant

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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C.C.L.B.C. 20 Mile Road Championship NSW 1919 sash

C.C.L.B.C. 20 Mile Road Championship NSW 1919 sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Mr Ken Ross
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1919
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Finely-detailed 1:60 scale model of HM Barque Endeavour, as she was rigged in 1768

Finely-detailed 1:60 scale model of HM Barque Endeavour, as ...

Donald Maclurcan collection no. 1
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Small scale models
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Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Donald C. Maclurcan
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1985
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Variometer

Variometer

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Variometers
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GRANVILLE SHOW 1952, blue 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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1952
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Fibre basket by Yikartu Bumba, 2008

Fibre basket by Yikartu Bumba, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yikartu Bumba
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2008
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Blazer

Blazer

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Blazers
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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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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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Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Pennant commemorating the Royal Visit 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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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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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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Hands Off!! Rainforests

Hands Off!! Rainforests

Cairns and Far North Queensland Environment Centre collection
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Banners
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Ida Mc Leish
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Freemason's Installed Mark Master's apron

Freemason's Installed Mark Master's apron

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Ceremonial aprons
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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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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Seven green glass eyes at various stages of completion with display stand

Seven green glass eyes at various stages of completion with ...

Paul McClarin collection
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Glass eyes
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Mr Paul McClarin
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Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Noreena Kadibil
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2008
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Length of chestnut coloured horse hair from the horse

Length of chestnut coloured horse hair from the horse "Uncle...

Nanette Ward collection
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Specimens
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Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pennants
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Horses and Cowboy 1997

Horses and Cowboy 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Wallace
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1997
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'Ngunarrmanya', painted by Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra, 1974

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Fred Myers collection
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Paintings
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra
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1974
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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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Round, pale pink velvet powder applicator with a pink ribbon hand holder

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Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Powder puffs
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Pair of boots from Light Horse uniform

Pair of boots from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Cycling jersey that belonged to Ken Ross

Cycling jersey that belonged to Ken Ross

Ken Ross collection
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Sports clothing
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Mr Ken Ross
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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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Byron Tales.

Byron Tales.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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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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Latvian red felt headdress

Latvian red felt headdress

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Headdresses
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Riga, Latvia
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Unknown
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1942
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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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Molded yellow plastic hard hat associated wtih the Snowy Scheme

Molded yellow plastic hard hat associated wtih the Snowy Sch...

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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Pair of leather leggings from WW1 Light Horse uniform

Pair of leather leggings from WW1 Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military equipment
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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In Memory of the Victims of Bali in Loving Reflection

In Memory of the Victims of Bali in Loving Reflection

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Commemorative banners
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Flemington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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