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Invitation to view the ceremonies connected with the Establishment of the Seat of Government in Canberra, 1927

Invitation to view the ceremonies connected with the Establi...

Helen Stockbridge collection
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Invitations
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1927
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Booklet titled 'Canberra Street Names and their Origins'

Booklet titled 'Canberra Street Names and their Origins'

Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Painting by Charlie Tjararu Tjungurrayi

Painting by Charlie Tjararu Tjungurrayi

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1971
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Landscape painting.

Landscape painting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Cordula Ebatarinja
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1967
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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'Cycloramic View of Canberra Capital Site looking from Camp Hill', 1911

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Dr David Ride collection
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Lithographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert '. Coulter
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1911
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Sample of rock collected on the moon during the Apollo XVII Mission, 1972

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Department of Science and the Environment collection
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Geological specimens
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The Moon, ,
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President Richard M. Nixon
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1972
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Why the kangaroo hops

Why the kangaroo hops

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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Dog Dreaming by George Milpurrurru

Dog Dreaming by George Milpurrurru

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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George Milpurrurru
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1988
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Ground edge stone hatchet head

Ground edge stone hatchet head

Pauline Watson collection
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Stone artefacts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Miss Pauline Watson
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1929
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The Brolga and The Emu

The Brolga and The Emu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jill Dundiwuy Mununggur
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1974
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Ear-biter Bruce

Ear-biter Bruce

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1997
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Yirrkala bark petition, 1963

Yirrkala bark petition, 1963

Pat and Gordon Bryant collection
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Petitions
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1963
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Young's store currency note.

Young's store currency note.

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ansett = Jobs

Ansett = Jobs

Anthony Polinelli and Catherine Bridges collection
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Placards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ansett Airlines
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2001
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Entree card for admission to The Great Hall for the Opening Ceremony of Parliament House, Canberra, Monday, 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Building (possibly a government building in Canberra)

Building (possibly a government building in Canberra)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Why the kangaroo hops.

Why the kangaroo hops.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Supper card for the 1934 State Ball at Old Parliament House

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1934
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The FU Holden Howard

The FU Holden Howard

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1998
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Entree card for admission to the Reception in the evening at Parliament House, Canberra, Monday, 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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The Thirsty Sand Frog

The Thirsty Sand Frog

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Goulburn Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ralph Gumudul
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Medallion issued to competitors and officials at the Australia Day Olympic Sports Carnival in Canberra, 1980

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Donald and Helen McMichael collection
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Medallions
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Home Affairs
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1980
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Flags Act 1953 - Proclamation

Flags Act 1953 - Proclamation

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Government records
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon William G. Hayden
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Letter of congratulations from I. A. Nowland to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Invitation to a State Ball at Parliament House, Canberra, on 25 October 1934

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Invitations
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1934
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Cartoon depicting Jim Cairns wearing a tie with a heart on it

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Clarrie King collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1975
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Bark painting depicting artist's father's Dreaming story by Jack Wunuwun, Gamedi, about 1981

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Gamardi Outstation, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack Wunuwun
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1985
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Canberra retailer to receive international award

Canberra retailer to receive international award

J B Young Ltd collection
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Press releases
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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Bark painting 'Djang'Kawu Sisters at Gariyak' by Valerie Munininy 2

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Valerie Munininy 2
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Trying plane

Trying plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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Photograph of red Bedford truck with green tarpaulins

Photograph of red Bedford truck with green tarpaulins

J B Young Ltd collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Two pieces of red ochre belonging to Paul House (Ngambri)

Two pieces of red ochre belonging to Paul House (Ngambri)

Paul House collection no.2
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Ochre specimens
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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The opening of Australia's Parliament House by Her Majesty the Queen, 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Programs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Two wheeled trolley constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

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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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Yellow ochre belonging to Paul House (Ngambri)

Yellow ochre belonging to Paul House (Ngambri)

Paul House collection no.2
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Ochre specimens
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Pair of earings by B M Bancroft, 1990

Pair of earings by B M Bancroft, 1990

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Pierced earrings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Bronwyn Bancroft
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1990
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Menu for a Luncheon on the 27th September 1945 at Parliament House, Canberra

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Betty Hall collection
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Menus
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1945
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Copy of Stradivari's 'Haussman' cello, made by Australian mastercraftsman A E Smith in 1953

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EV Llewellyn collection
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Cellos
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Arthur E. Smith
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1953
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Bark painting 'Mimi and Namorodo Spirits' by Dick Nguleingulei Murrumurru, Gunbalanya

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Dick N. Murrumurru
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Creatures of the Arafura Swamp by John Bulunbulun

Creatures of the Arafura Swamp by John Bulunbulun

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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John Bulunbulun
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Guide book produced by the Commonwealth of Australia for Parliament House, Canberra

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 4
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Handbooks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Joint House Department
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1930
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Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly

Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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L J Dwyer
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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A toy wagon constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

A toy wagon constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Toy carts
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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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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Snow capped mountains, ACT

Snow capped mountains, ACT

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cartoon of demonstrating farmers on a march to Canberra

Cartoon of demonstrating farmers on a march to Canberra

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Young's store currency note.

Young's store currency note.

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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'Mapping my country' by Matilda House (Ngambri) 2015

'Mapping my country' by Matilda House (Ngambri) 2015

Matilda House collection
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Paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Matilda House
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