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Khaki coloured felt hat

Khaki coloured felt hat

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Engraved print titled 'Native Troopers Dispersing a Camp', by Frank P. Mahoney, 1886

Engraved print titled 'Native Troopers Dispersing a Camp', b...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Engravings
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Frank P. Mahony
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1886
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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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Hats
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Italy
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Gruppo Ermenegildo Zegna
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1988
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Women's handmade blue dress hat

Women's handmade blue dress hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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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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Brushtail Possum skin hat made by Richard Siedentopf

Brushtail Possum skin hat made by Richard Siedentopf

Tasmanian Native Mammal Fur Industry collection
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Hats
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Mr Richard Siedentopf
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Khaki bush hat that was in the tent the night Azaria Chamberlain disappeared and was later found to be stained with Acacia sap

Khaki bush hat that was in the tent the night Azaria Chamber...

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Khaki green hat

Khaki green hat

Marion Flanigan collection
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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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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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Woodside, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Juozas Stepanas
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1949
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Engraved print titled 'Mount Laura, Camperdown', by James Charles Armytage, from book 'Australia' by Edwin Carton Booth, 1876

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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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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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Aqua/blue dome-shaped felt hat

Aqua/blue dome-shaped felt hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hats
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1965
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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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Hats
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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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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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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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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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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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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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Hats
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Red woollen, dome-shaped hat

Red woollen, dome-shaped hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hats
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1965
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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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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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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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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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White and green brimmed ladies dress hat

White and green brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Straw hat with wide brim

Straw hat with wide brim

Marion Flanigan collection
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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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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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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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Cap-like hat made from black knotted woollen material

Cap-like hat made from black knotted woollen material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1947
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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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Hats
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United States of America
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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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Woman's straw hat with dark blue velvet band

Woman's straw hat with dark blue velvet band

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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White and grey, round, flat topped, brimless ladies dress hat

White and grey, round, flat topped, brimless ladies dress ha...

Andree Pelissier collection
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Soft black felt riding hat

Soft black 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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Green/grey felt ex-army hat

Green/grey felt ex-army hat

Hazel Merlo collection
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Hats
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1971
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We Have Survived.

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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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Man's black, cocked hat with cockade forming part of Fashionable Gentleman in Redingote set

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Hats
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Italy
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Gruppo Ermenegildo Zegna
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1988
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Hat woven from coconut leaves

Hat woven from coconut leaves

Asou Omey collection
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Hats
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Asou Omey
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1993
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Bringing Them Home

Bringing Them Home

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Acrylic paintings
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Therese Birch
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Political cartoon of Paul Keating handing over Aboriginal rights, by Ron Tandberg

Political cartoon of Paul Keating handing over Aboriginal ri...

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 Ron Tandberg
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Buttercup yellow lace hat with netting veil

Buttercup yellow lace hat with netting veil

Andree Pelissier collection
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Floppy light brown canvas hat

Floppy light brown canvas hat

Phillip Porta collection
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