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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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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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Botany notebook

Botany notebook

Stella Coulter collection
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Notebooks
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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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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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Sketchbook with contents drawn by Oscar, Cooktown boy, aged 18 years

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MacKenzie collection no. 2
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Sketchbooks
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Oscar
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1894
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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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Beige linen driving jacket

Beige linen driving jacket

Mary Ellerslie Massey collection
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Jackets
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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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Red-brown hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1977

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Round hat, constructed from bright blue synthetic netting

Round hat, constructed from bright blue synthetic netting

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Report detailing the results of the Magnetical, Nautical and Meteorological Observations...

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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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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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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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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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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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Volume 2, 1873-6, Educational collections of Australian plants

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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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Sympathy card from Victoria Police

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Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Cards
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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Victoria Police
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2002
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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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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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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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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Electrode glove

Electrode glove

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Health and medical equipment
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1955 FJ Holden Special sedan

1955 FJ Holden Special sedan

Faye and Albert Neuss collection
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Motor cars
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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GM Holden Ltd
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1955
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Royal Tour

Royal Tour

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative badges
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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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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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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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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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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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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Pincushion with pins

Pincushion with pins

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pincushions
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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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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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Volume 1, 1873-6, 'Educational collections of Australian plants

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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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1873
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Length of chestnut coloured horse hair from the horse

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Nanette Ward collection
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Specimens
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Gold Hunter-case pocket watch presented to Richmond Henty by his uncle Edward Henty, 1856

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Richmond Henty collection
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Pocket watches
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Mr Edward Henty
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1856
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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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Accounts book

Accounts book

Robin Moorhouse collection
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Ledgers
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1864
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Fibre basket with strands of fabric

Fibre basket with strands of fabric

University of Sydney collection
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Baskets
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Paperback book titled 'With Stoddart's Team in Australia' by Prince Ranjitsinhji, 1898

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Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Prince Kumar S. Ranjitsinhji
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1898
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Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1967-1968

Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Jo...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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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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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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Bread carter's book with 'Les Perry 1962'  written on the cover, a receipt, three invoices and two notes

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ET Fealy collection
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Album containing 120 black and white photographs of Emilie Roach and her family in Narrandera

Album containing 120 black and white photographs of Emilie R...

Colledge Family collection
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Photograph albums
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Miss Emilie Roach
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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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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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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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Black fur and wool driving hat

Black fur and wool driving hat

Mary Ellerslie Massey collection
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Hats
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England
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Horse and Cowboy and Bullocks 1997

Horse and Cowboy and Bullocks 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Young
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1997
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Sutlej Medal 1845-46 with clasps SOBRAON and FEROZESHUHUR, issued to Major James Winniett Nunn, 80th Regiment, British Army

Sutlej Medal 1845-46 with clasps SOBRAON and FEROZESHUHUR, i...

Major James Nunn's Sutlej Medal collection
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Military medals
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England, United Kingdom
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Major James W. Nunn
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1846
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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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Collection of financial records 1933-1935

Collection of financial records 1933-1935

ET Fealy collection
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Financial records
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Senator Natasha Stott-Despoja's leather backpack

Senator Natasha Stott-Despoja's leather backpack

Natasha Stott Despoja collection
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Backpacks
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Senator Natasha J. Stott-Despoja
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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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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Mothers and Widows badge issued to the mother of 9956 Driver Alison Hope Oliver, AIF, who was killed in France

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Badges
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Egypt
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1919
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