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Bark painting 'Kindaagi the old red plains kangaroo' by Yirawala

Bark painting 'Kindaagi the old red plains kangaroo' by Yira...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Yirawala
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Letter opener

Letter opener

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Paperknives
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Squat glazed pot with lid

Squat glazed pot with lid

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pots
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Yarrabah, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Yarrabah Pottery
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Aboriginal people in custody

Aboriginal people in custody

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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Waterworth slide projector with case

Waterworth slide projector with case

Carol Middleton collection
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Projectors
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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E N Waterworth, Hobart
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1945
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Cartoon titled 'The River Bed', by Ron Tandberg, 2008

Cartoon titled 'The River Bed', by Ron Tandberg, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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2008
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Diary of a boat trip from Melbourne to Japan via Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Cairns, Thursday Island, Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai in 1935

Diary of a boat trip from Melbourne to Japan via Sydney, Bri...

Lorelle Moore collection
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Diaries
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Victoria, Australia
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Lorelle Moore
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1935
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Letter opener

Letter opener

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Paperknives
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The gun debate

The gun debate

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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Herzlich Weihnachtsgrube

Herzlich Weihnachtsgrube

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1922
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Shield - made by Claude, George and Malcolm Wilson - Mitchell River, QLD

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Shields
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Claude Wilson
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1927
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Bifacially flaked and edged ground stone hatchet

Bifacially flaked and edged ground stone hatchet

Douglas Seaton collection
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Hatchets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Australia offends pacific nations

Australia offends pacific nations

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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Letter opener inscribed Love to Rae from Mum

Letter opener inscribed Love to Rae from Mum

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Paperknives
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Facsimile of newspaper clipping titled 'Man of the Land', The Sydney Morning Herald, 15 April 2000

Facsimile of newspaper clipping titled 'Man of the Land', Th...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Newspaper clippings
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Debra Jopson
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2000
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Stony Creek Falls and Bridge, Cairns Railway QLD No. 77

Stony Creek Falls and Bridge, Cairns Railway QLD No. 77

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Kangaroo letter opener with a tortoiseshell blade

Kangaroo letter opener with a tortoiseshell blade

Terence Lane collection
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Paperknives
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Anti-World Heritage Listing Christmas card and envelope

Anti-World Heritage Listing Christmas card and envelope

Concerned Ladies Action Group collection no. 1
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Christmas cards
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Shane Waugh
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1987
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Two Conidae Conus Sanguinolentus shells

Two Conidae Conus Sanguinolentus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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EPNS boomerang-shaped letter opener, made about 1913

EPNS boomerang-shaped letter opener, made about 1913

Terence Lane collection
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Paperknives
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1913
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Paper knife

Paper knife

Bothwell Museum collection
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Paperknives
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England, United Kingdom
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Nestles
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'Dark palm tree', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1980

'Dark palm tree', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1980

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1980
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Woven reed basket

Woven reed basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Oval woven fibre basket

Oval woven fibre basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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1930
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Wharfie's hook used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he worked on the wharves in Cairns, 1950s

Wharfie's hook used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness whe...

Joe McGinness collection
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Hooks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Joe McGinness
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1950
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Conidae Conus Balteatus

Conidae Conus Balteatus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Woodchipping in Australia

Woodchipping in Australia

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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We Have Survived.

We Have Survived. "PRODUCED AS PART OF THE 'WE HAVE SURVIVED...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Bede Tungatalum
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Thurpmur, by Alick Tipoti.

Thurpmur, by Alick Tipoti.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Alick Tipoti
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1995
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Woven split cane bicornual [bicornuate] basket made in the Cairns district

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Painting of an echidna

Painting of an echidna

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Colin Wightman
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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Containers
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Survival 2001

Survival 2001

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Ceramic glazed stoneware teapot from Yarrabah Pottery

Ceramic glazed stoneware teapot from Yarrabah Pottery

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Teapots
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Yarrabah, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1981
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Hammerhead shark (Beizam) headdress, by Ken Thaiday Senior

Hammerhead shark (Beizam) headdress, by Ken Thaiday Senior

Ken Thaiday collection no. 3
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Headdresses
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Kenneth J. Thaiday Sr
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MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Cartoons
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Mr Alan Moir
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Two Conidae Conus Rattus shells

Two Conidae Conus Rattus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Two Conidae Conus Parvulus shells

Two Conidae Conus Parvulus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Shield with red square - QLD - painted by Paul Bong

Shield with red square - QLD - painted by Paul Bong

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Shields
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Paul Bong
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Autographed white cotton t-shirt printed with 'Webb Dock Peaceful Assembly', 1998

Autographed white cotton t-shirt printed with 'Webb Dock Pea...

Maritime Union of Australia collection
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T-shirts
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Webb Dock, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Maritime Union of Australia
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1998
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Poster of Eddie Mabo, by Clifford Beresford Robinson, 1993

Poster of Eddie Mabo, by Clifford Beresford Robinson, 1993

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Clifford B. Robinson
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1993
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Cairns

Cairns

Peter Elder collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Stone hatchet head, bifacially flaked and edge ground, hafted to a bamboo handle

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Darrell Lewis collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1971
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Lions' letter opener

Lions' letter opener

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Paperknives
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Pastel drawing by Kathryn Norris, 1996

Pastel drawing by Kathryn Norris, 1996

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Drawings
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Kathryn Norris
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Tropical Rainforests Conservation and Production - Northern Rainforest Management Agency (NORMA)

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Janeene Wallwork collection
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Booklets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Northern Rainforest Management Agency
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1987
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Letter from Reserve Bank to ATSIC regarding selection of David Unaipon on $50 note, 7 December 1995

Letter from Reserve Bank to ATSIC regarding selection of Dav...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Letters
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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1995
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Engraved print titled 'Mount Laura, Camperdown', by James Charles Armytage, from book 'Australia' by Edwin Carton Booth, 1876

Engraved print titled 'Mount Laura, Camperdown', by James Ch...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Engravings
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London, England
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James C. Armytage
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1876
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Paperknife

Paperknife

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Paperknives
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London, England
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1876
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Conidae Conus Glans

Conidae Conus Glans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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'Tree and landscape', painted by Eddie Mabo

'Tree and landscape', painted by Eddie Mabo

Bonita Mabo collection
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Paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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Loving Rainforest Animals

Loving Rainforest Animals

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Brian Swindley
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Bugle grass on fibre string from Cairns, Queensland

Bugle grass on fibre string from Cairns, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Cartoon of a line at the CES (Commonwealth Employment Service) office

Cartoon of a line at the CES (Commonwealth Employment Servic...

Ron Tandberg collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1992
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Child's drawing This is the sugar cane field in Cairns QLD by Renne Junmullumburr Damsey

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Renee Junmullumburr Damsey
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Wooden paperknife

Wooden paperknife

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Paperknives
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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Queensland, Australia
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Latin letter opener

Latin letter opener

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Paperknives
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Leaflet relating to Mr Gayler

Leaflet relating to Mr Gayler

Janeene Wallwork collection
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Leaflets
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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