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Doll with a wax head, porcelain arms and body

Doll with a wax head, porcelain arms and body

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dolls
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Eight Totems of Mer T-shirt

Eight Totems of Mer T-shirt

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1992
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Coconut barsor

Coconut barsor

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Water containers
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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Plastic bead necklace

Plastic bead necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Necklaces
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Gagee Maron
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1992
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Aboriginal votes count

Aboriginal votes count

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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Porcelain oriental-style doll used as a subject for painting

Porcelain oriental-style doll used as a subject for painting

Margaret Coen collection
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Dolls
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1934
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Porcelain oriental-style doll used as a subject for painting

Porcelain oriental-style doll used as a subject for painting

Margaret Coen collection
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Dolls
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1934
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Replica bottle doll swathed in blue and white fabric, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

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Eileen Morgan collection
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Dolls
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Doll - Queen Elizabeth (II?)

Doll - Queen Elizabeth (II?)

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Dolls
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Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Percussion instruments
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lena Passi
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1992
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Aboriginal Land Rights

Aboriginal Land Rights

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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Ornamental orange plastic bead earrings

Ornamental orange plastic bead earrings

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Earrings
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Gagee Maron
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1992
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Our vote = our future

Our vote = our future

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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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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Grass doll baby dancing

Grass doll baby dancing

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Dolls
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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Prince of Wales plastic doll, wearing a naval officer's white peaked cap and blue ceremonial uniform

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Dolls
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Prince Charles P.
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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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Conical hat woven from coconut leaves

Conical hat woven from coconut leaves

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Hats
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lily Gabey
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1992
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Doll - Henry VIII

Doll - Henry VIII

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Dolls
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Henry VIII
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Doll - Queen Elizabeth I

Doll - Queen Elizabeth I

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Dolls
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Queen Elizabeth I
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Our vote, our future

Our vote, our future

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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The Bodalla Land Claim

The Bodalla Land Claim

Terry Fox collection
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Documents
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Bodalla, New South Wales, Australia
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Small china doll -

Small china doll - "Peterkin"

Barbara Hetherington collection
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Dolls
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Land Claims in NSW

Land Claims in NSW

Terry Fox collection
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Books
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New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council
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White Australia has a black history

White Australia has a black history

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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Cloth handmade doll titled 'Polly' with accessories

Cloth handmade doll titled 'Polly' with accessories

Joan Macrae collection
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Dolls
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Beaumaris, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Joan Macrae
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1980
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Strengthening Cultural Networks

Strengthening Cultural Networks

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Sun visors
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ted Gabey
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1992
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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Save Jervis Bay

Save Jervis Bay

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jervis Bay Protection Committee
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Koorakookoo...Free newspaper published by NSW Aboriginal Land Council

Koorakookoo...Free newspaper published by NSW Aboriginal Lan...

Terry Fox collection
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Newspapers
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Parliament House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council
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Koorakookoo...Free newspaper, February 1979

Koorakookoo...Free newspaper, February 1979

Terry Fox collection
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Newspapers
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council
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1979
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Plastic doll of the Queen Mother, who is wearing a silver crown and metallic gold dress

Plastic doll of the Queen Mother, who is wearing a silver cr...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Dolls
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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The Hon Robert Tickner MP...Rebutting the Myths Some facts about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs

The Hon Robert Tickner MP...Rebutting the Myths Some facts a...

Terry Fox collection
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Booklets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Robert E. Tickner
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1992
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Grass doll

Grass doll

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Dolls
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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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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Koorakookoo...Free newspaper, June-July 1978

Koorakookoo...Free newspaper, June-July 1978

Terry Fox collection
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Newspapers
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New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council
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1978
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Doll with porcelain head, arms and lower legs, and fabric body and lower legs

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dolls
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Our vote our future

Our vote our future

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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Palm frond hand fan

Palm frond hand fan

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Fans
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Grace Barsa
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1992
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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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Political cartoons
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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Jerringa Tribal Council Land Claim

Jerringa Tribal Council Land Claim

Terry Fox collection
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Documents
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Paper titled 'Land Claim Yuin Tribe Wallaga Lake, Amended'

Paper titled 'Land Claim Yuin Tribe Wallaga Lake, Amended'

Terry Fox collection
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Documents
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Wallaga Lake, New South Wales, Australia
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Murray Island Dancers - Greetings from Torres Strait

Murray Island Dancers - Greetings from Torres Strait

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Photographic postcards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Murray Island Dance Group
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1992
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Coconut shell water container

Coconut shell water container

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Water containers
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1993
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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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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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Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Percussion instruments
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lena Passi
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1992
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Nazir shell of the Trochus species

Nazir shell of the Trochus species

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Shells
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Torres Strait, ,
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Byelorussian doll in national costume

Byelorussian doll in national costume

Wiera Szejpak collection
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Dolls
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Belarus
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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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Plastic doll of the Queen Mother wearing silver crown, white fur stole and purple dress

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Dolls
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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A National Black Newspaper, Black Nation, Issue No. 4, February 1983, edited by Ross Watson

A National Black Newspaper, Black Nation, Issue No. 4, Febru...

Terry Fox collection
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Newspapers
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New South Wales, Australia
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1983
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Toy ball woven from coconut palm leaves

Toy ball woven from coconut palm leaves

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Toys
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Small china doll -

Small china doll - "Solomon Grundy" or "Monday's Child"

Barbara Hetherington collection
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Dolls
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Department of the Parliamentary Library BILLS DIGEST Native Title Bill 1993

Department of the Parliamentary Library BILLS DIGEST Native ...

Terry Fox collection
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Government records
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1993
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'Hands off Beecroft. Sacred to the Jerringa People' c1992

'Hands off Beecroft. Sacred to the Jerringa People' c1992

Terry Fox collection
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T-shirts
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Beecroft Peninsula, New South Wales, Australia
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Toy ball woven from pandanus leaves

Toy ball woven from pandanus leaves

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Toys
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Wall decoration

Wall decoration

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Artworks
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Helen Mabo
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1992
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Department of the Parliamentary Library Information Storage and Retrieval System A guide through the Mabo maze

Department of the Parliamentary Library Information Storage ...

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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