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Toy truck

Toy truck

Claire Smith collection
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Toys
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Toy pandanus basket

Toy pandanus basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Toys
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Manakudok-adjiripa, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rhoda Baryambula
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1974
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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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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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Small wooden toy kangaroo

Small wooden toy kangaroo

Terence Lane collection
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Toys
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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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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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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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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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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Round brimless ladies 'turban' style dress hat made with silver lurex fabric

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Andree Pelissier collection
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Conical toy basket

Conical toy basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Toys
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Kopanga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Waiguma
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1974
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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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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Red sun hat worn by Roma Dulhunty

Red sun hat worn by Roma Dulhunty

John and Roma Dulhunty collection
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Hats
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Roma Dulhunty
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1976
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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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Small wooden toy kangaroo

Small wooden toy kangaroo

Terence Lane collection
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Toys
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Toy boomerang made from paddle pop sticks

Toy boomerang made from paddle pop sticks

Claire Smith collection
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Toys
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Conical toy basket

Conical toy basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 12/06/1973 collection
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Toys
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Blyth River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rhoda Baryambula
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1973
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Stan Mitchell collection
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Toys
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Mulka, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Black felt hat with leatherette trim worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Black felt hat with leatherette trim worn by Dame Pattie Men...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Hats
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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1955
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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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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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Hats
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1947
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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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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Hats
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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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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Plastic toys from a cereal box stored in a chocolate box

Plastic toys from a cereal box stored in a chocolate box

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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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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Hats
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Commemorative souvenir red, white and blue triangular paper 'PEACE HAT, 1918'

Commemorative souvenir red, white and blue triangular paper ...

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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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

JW Lindo collection
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Toys
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J W. Lindo
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Stan Mitchell collection
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Toys
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Black fur and wool driving hat

Black fur and wool driving hat

Mary Ellerslie Massey collection
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Hats
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England
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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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Joined pair of painted balsa wood figures

Joined pair of painted balsa wood figures

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Toys
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Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Toy ball made from burnt (open-hearth baked) gypsum

Horne-Bowie collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Toy shield

Toy shield

Papuan Official collection
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Toys
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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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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Conical toy basket

Conical toy basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Toys
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Blyth River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Waiguma
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1974
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Conical toy basket

Conical toy basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Toys
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Kopanga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Waiguma
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1974
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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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Toy miniature crowns

Toy miniature crowns

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Toys
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1984
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Small red wooden toy post

Small red wooden toy post

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

Man's black, cocked hat with cockade forming part of Fashion...

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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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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Soft black felt riding hat

Soft black 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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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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Khaki bush hat that was in the tent the night Azaria Chamberlain disappeared and was 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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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Stan Mitchell collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Toy bow and arrows

Toy bow and arrows

Claire Smith collection
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Toys
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Wooden toy shield

Wooden toy shield

Olive Pink collection
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Toys
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Central Desert, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Toy throwing stick - witwit

Toy throwing stick - witwit

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Toys
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Two wheeled trolley constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Two wheeled trolley constructed from a Vehicle Construction ...

Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Toys
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sir Roland Wilson
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1956
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