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Australian funds Coffee Stall - Our Boys at the Front [no.10]

Australian funds Coffee Stall - Our Boys at the Front [no.10...

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Australian Army
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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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An Australian railway gang taking bricks and stones for road and railway ballast purposes - Our Boys At The Fron [no.22]

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Australian Army
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Akubra brand broad-brimmed fur felt hat worn by anthropologist by Dr Peter Sutton when he was doing fieldwork

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Peter Sutton collection no. 2
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Hats
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Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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1980
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Group portrait of Australian soldiers in uniform with rifles in hand

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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Australian gunners at the cook-house - Our Boys At The Front [no.20]

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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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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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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In Memoriam card

In Memoriam card

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Mourning cards
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Maidstone, Kent, England
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Mary A. Dunkin
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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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Battery of 18 pounders - Our Boys at the Front [no.9]

Battery of 18 pounders - Our Boys at the Front [no.9]

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Life in the underground world. Australian troops living in vaults - Our Boys At The Front [no.21]

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Australian Army
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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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Black and white photograph of the RMS 'Orsova' which has been autographed by John F Baker, Chief Electrician

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Orient Line
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Aqua/blue dome-shaped felt hat

Aqua/blue dome-shaped felt hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1965
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Australian Field Ambulance taking shelter in Funk Holes - Our Boys at the Front [no.8]

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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Small cream coiled open weave plastic 'crinoline' hat

Small cream coiled open weave plastic 'crinoline' hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1940
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Anzac transport halted in a captured village - Our Boys at the Front [no.4]

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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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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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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Heliopolis Camp, Cairo

Heliopolis Camp, Cairo

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Australian Army
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1916
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Anzacs coming out of the line for a rest - Our Boys at the Front [no.3]

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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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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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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I didn't raise my son to be a soldier

I didn't raise my son to be a soldier

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australian Army
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1914
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Heliopolis Red Cross Hospital, Cairo

Heliopolis Red Cross Hospital, Cairo

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Red Cross
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1916
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Stretcher-bearers and dressers, utterly exhausted, fall asleep in the mud, ... - Our Boys At The Front [no.15]

Stretcher-bearers and dressers, utterly exhausted, fall asle...

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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Commemorative souvenir red, white and blue triangular paper 'PEACE HAT, 1918'

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Hats
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Australia
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Australian Army
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1918
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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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Advanced dressing station - Our Boys at the Front [no.5]

Advanced dressing station - Our Boys at the Front [no.5]

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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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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Conical hat woven from coconut leaves

Conical hat woven from coconut leaves

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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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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Orient Line SS Orsova

Orient Line SS Orsova

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Orient Line
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1911
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Black felt hat with leatherette trim worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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1955
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They are all anxious to get in close with the Boche - Our Boys At The Front [no.14]

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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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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Soft brown felt riding hat

Soft brown felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Hats
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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2nd Class Dining Saloon on the SS Orsova Orient line to Australia

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Orient Line
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1911
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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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Hats
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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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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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Australian Cavalry Parading in Cairo

Australian Cavalry Parading in Cairo

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Australian Army
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Wall decoration

Wall decoration

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Wall hangings
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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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Grey, white and navy, wide-brimmed ladies dress hat

Grey, white and navy, wide-brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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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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Australian Engineers, On Active Service 1917, Christmas and New Year Greeting Card

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Christmas cards
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1917
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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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Woollen khaki peaked hat

Woollen khaki peaked hat

Myrtle Ivy Lindsay collection
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Hats
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Europe
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Myrtle I. Lindsay
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1945
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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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Hats
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1912
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Polish national costume hat

Polish national costume hat

Polonez Song and Dance Ensemble collection
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Hats
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Poland
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Polonez Song and Dance Ensemble
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Hat

Hat

Papuan Official collection
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Hats
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Light brown/pink hat

Light brown/pink hat

Bette McLean collection
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Hats
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Buckingham Palace, London, England
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Mrs Bette McLean
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1968
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Menin Road with wounded waiting to be taken in to the dressing station - Our Boys At The Front [no.13]

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ypres, Belgium
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Australian Army
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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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Men's 'Roleigh' grey felt hat issued to Juozas Stepanas at the Woodside Migration Camp in South Australia, 1949

Men's 'Roleigh' grey felt hat issued to Juozas Stepanas at t...

Dr A Stepanas collection no. 1
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Hats
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Woodside, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Juozas Stepanas
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1949
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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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Hats
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Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Anne Harrison
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1955
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Fez Djedid - Rue du Marche (Souk)

Fez Djedid - Rue du Marche (Souk)

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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1916
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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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