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Pukamani mortuary pole by Leo Parlaunga, Melville or Bathurst Island

Pukamani mortuary pole by Leo Parlaunga, Melville or Bathurs...

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Leo Parlaunga
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Wooden paperknife

Wooden paperknife

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Paperknives
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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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Political cartoon titled 'MABO', by Geoff Pryor, 1993

Political cartoon titled 'MABO', by Geoff Pryor, 1993

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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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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Eddie K. Mabo
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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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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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Engraved letter opener

Engraved letter opener

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Paperknives
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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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Mourning discs

Mourning discs

Charles Hart collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tintypes
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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Department of the Parliamentary Library Information Storage and Retrieval System A guide through the Mabo maze

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Terry Fox collection
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Government records
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1993
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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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Letter opener

Letter opener

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Paperknives
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Electrolux brand vacuum cleaner

Electrolux brand vacuum cleaner

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Electrolux
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1930
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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden ruler advertising Taylor and Sharp, Jewellers and Opticians, Hobart

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Bothwell Museum collection
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Promotional material
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Chandler and Co
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1966
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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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'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1952
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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"To all the victims of Bali, RIP" memorial cross

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Wooden ruler advertising Hobart Savings Bank

Wooden ruler advertising Hobart Savings Bank

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1960
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Clifford B. Robinson
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1993
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'Dragon Heads', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1951

'Dragon Heads', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1951

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1951
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Tintype portrait of a young child

Tintype portrait of a young child

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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Bark painting of two figures relating to the Maraian ceremony by Billy Yirawala

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

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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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Print titled Timirrikimaka by Margo Wommatakimi, 1988

Print titled Timirrikimaka by Margo Wommatakimi, 1988

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margo Wommatakimi
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1988
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Confectionery dispenser

Confectionery dispenser

Bothwell Museum collection
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Dispensers
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Nelson's
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1966
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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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Medal from ELECTROLYTIC ZINC CO. TASMANIA

Medal from ELECTROLYTIC ZINC CO. TASMANIA

Bothwell Museum collection
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Risdon, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Electrolytic Zinc Co of Australia Ltd
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Key to the City of Tulsa awarded to Edgar W. Percival, October 19, 1959, Presented by Mayor James L. Maxwell 1958-1960

Key to the City of Tulsa awarded to Edgar W. Percival, Octob...

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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1959
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Medal from ELECTROLYTIC ZINC CO. TASMANIA

Medal from ELECTROLYTIC ZINC CO. TASMANIA

Bothwell Museum collection
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Risdon, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Electrolytic Zinc Co of Australia Ltd
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Poster titled 'Legends: Don't Dream It, Do It!'

Poster titled 'Legends: Don't Dream It, Do It!'

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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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Engraved print titled 'Supposed Native Tombs', by George Grey, 1841

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Engravings
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London, England
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George Grey
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1841
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Maraian Ceremony Death of Luma Luma by Billy Yirawala

Maraian Ceremony Death of Luma Luma by Billy Yirawala

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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Billy Yirawala
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Wooden ruler advertising Blundstone Boots

Wooden ruler advertising Blundstone Boots

Bothwell Museum collection
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Promotional material
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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1966
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Carved wooden post

Carved wooden post

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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Engraved print titled 'Native Troopers Dispersing a Camp', by Frank P. Mahoney, 1886

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Engravings
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Frank P. Mahony
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1886
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Hair curling tongs

Hair curling tongs

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tongs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Bothwell Museum
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Tintype portrait of a young man

Tintype portrait of a young man

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tintypes
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Bothwell Museum
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Tintype portrait of a man 1880s

Tintype portrait of a man 1880s

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell Museum
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Paper knife

Paper knife

Bothwell Museum collection
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England, United Kingdom
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Nestles
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Facsimile of newspaper clipping titled 'Man of the Land', The Sydney Morning Herald, 15 April 2000

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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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Mourning disc

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Charles Hart collection
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Carved and mounted coconut

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Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Skull rack

Skull rack

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1918
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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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Carved and mounted coconut

Carved and mounted coconut

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Political cartoon of Paul Keating handing over Aboriginal rights, by Ron Tandberg

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Mr Ron Tandberg
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Bringing Them Home

Bringing Them Home

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Acrylic paintings
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Therese Birch
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