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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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Blue petal hat

Blue petal hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Akubra brand broad-brimmed fur felt hat worn by anthropologist by Dr Peter Sutton when he was doing fieldwork

Akubra brand broad-brimmed fur felt hat worn by anthropologi...

Peter Sutton collection no. 2
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Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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1980
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White and grey, round, flat topped, brimless ladies dress hat

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Andree Pelissier collection
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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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Two copies of a leaflet titled This is Our Land

Two copies of a leaflet titled This is Our Land

Terry Fox collection
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Leaflets
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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1978
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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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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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Navy blue cotton hat with Doolagahs Australia and face embroidered on the front

Navy blue cotton hat with Doolagahs Australia and face embro...

Doolagahs Indigenous Design collection
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Khaki coloured felt hat

Khaki coloured felt hat

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Large cream jap silk and grosgrain day hat

Large cream jap silk and grosgrain day hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1912
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Senior Postman's summer uniform khaki broad-brimmed fur felt hat with gold PMG badge

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Catherine Davenport collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Robert P. Davenport
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1961
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Aboriginal votes count

Aboriginal votes count

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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Navy dome shaped hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Navy dome shaped hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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R M. Docker
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1955
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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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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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Polish national costume hat

Polish national costume hat

Polonez Song and Dance Ensemble collection
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Poland
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Polonez Song and Dance Ensemble
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Woman's hat made of dark green velvet and surrounded by ostrich feathers

Woman's hat made of dark green velvet and surrounded by ostr...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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United States of America
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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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The Bodalla Land Claim

The Bodalla Land Claim

Terry Fox collection
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Bodalla, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Khaki green hat

Khaki green hat

Marion Flanigan collection
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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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Wallaga Lake, New South Wales, Australia
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Woven grass, wide brim hat, attributed to Lake Tyers, 1950s

Woven grass, wide brim hat, attributed to Lake Tyers, 1950s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1950
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Green/grey felt ex-army hat

Green/grey felt ex-army hat

Hazel Merlo collection
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1971
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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 cream hat with heavy wire frame

Small cream hat with heavy wire frame

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1940
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White, round brimless ladies dress hat with black netting veil

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Andree Pelissier collection
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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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Club

Club

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Clubs
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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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Brown felt hat with a leather hat band

Brown felt hat with a leather hat band

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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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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The Burning of the Aboriginal Flag: A Study of Racism in Shoalhaven

The Burning of the Aboriginal Flag: A Study of Racism in Sho...

Terry Fox collection
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Booklets
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Red woollen, dome-shaped hat

Red woollen, dome-shaped hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1965
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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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Black and grey velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Black and grey velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Anne Harrison
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1955
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Buttercup yellow lace hat with netting veil

Buttercup yellow lace hat with netting veil

Andree Pelissier collection
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Brown 'postillion' hat with an orange and yellow ribbon forming part of the Lady in Redingote set by Ermenegildo Zegna

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Italy
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Gruppo Ermenegildo Zegna
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1988
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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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"'88 DEMONSTRATE DON'T CELEBRATE"

Terry Fox collection
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Political posters
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1988
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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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Man's black beaver hat forming part of the Mercantile Gentleman set

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Italy
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Gruppo Ermenegildo Zegna
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1988
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Yellow, blue and red beanie-shaped hat, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Round, brimless ladies dress hat with navy blue netting veil

Round, brimless ladies dress hat with navy blue netting veil

Andree Pelissier collection
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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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Light brown/pink hat

Light brown/pink hat

Bette McLean collection
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Buckingham Palace, London, England
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Mrs Bette McLean
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1968
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Woollen khaki peaked hat

Woollen khaki peaked hat

Myrtle Ivy Lindsay collection
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Europe
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Myrtle I. Lindsay
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1945
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Soft brown felt riding hat

Soft brown felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Cloth bucket hat with red, blue and white coloured patterns

Cloth bucket hat with red, blue and white coloured patterns

Norm Wilson PNG Patrol Officer collection
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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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Aboriginal Land Rights

Aboriginal Land Rights

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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Black velour hat

Black velour hat

Margaret Coen collection
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Italy
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Margaret Coen
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1954
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Off-white and black satin brimmed ladies dress hat

Off-white and black satin brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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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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Round brimless ladies 'turban' style dress hat made with silver lurex fabric

Round brimless ladies 'turban' style dress hat made with sil...

Andree Pelissier collection
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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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Cotton khaki bush hat that was in the tent the night Azaria Chamberlain was taken by a dingo and later found to be stained with Acacia sap

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Hats
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Hat woven from coconut leaves

Hat woven from coconut leaves

Asou Omey collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Asou Omey
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1993
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Bowl-shaped hat covered in pink synthetic material

Bowl-shaped hat covered in pink synthetic material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1965
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Hat

Hat

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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