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Bead necklace

Bead necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Necklaces
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Angoram, Sepik, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Victor Carell
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1977
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Body paint and ceremonial dancing stick by Mavis Petyarre

Body paint and ceremonial dancing stick by Mavis Petyarre

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mavis Petyarre
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1990
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Club

Club

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Egg canister used by Olegas Truchanas to carry food or have it air-dropped to him when he was hiking

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Melva Truchanas collection
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Canisters
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Australia
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Australian Egg Board
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1968
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PITJANTJATJARA Reader 9

PITJANTJATJARA Reader 9

Anne Ranse collection
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Booklets
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Archdeacon Anne M. Ranse
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1972
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Neil Brown's federal election pamphlet 1990

Neil Brown's federal election pamphlet 1990

Hon Neil Brown collection
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Pamphlets
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Hon Neil Brown
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1990
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'The Dancing Women at Nyuminga' painted by by George Tjungurrayi, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Warra Wea, Western Desert, Australia
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George Tjungurrayi
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1976
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Improvised water ladle from old billy and part broom handle

Improvised water ladle from old billy and part broom handle

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Ladles
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1965
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Painting depicts landscape with hills in the background and  a white eucalypt near red rocks.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Watercolour paintings
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Basil Rantji
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1976
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Small metal compression spring

Small metal compression spring

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Components
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Twenty six plastic sample bags used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1970
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Pressed glass vase

Pressed glass vase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Vases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1940
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Print titled 'Bootherung and Rumjari', by Kevin Gilbert, 1990

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1990
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Dianella caerulea

Dianella caerulea

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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"MORE DAMS. LESS JOBS"

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Stickers
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Tasmania, Australia
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United Tasmania Group
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1976
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Bar measuring glass

Bar measuring glass

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Measuring glasses
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Pokerwork bird, Ernabella SA

Pokerwork bird, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plastic bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Men's dreaming site at Ilpitirri

Men's dreaming site at Ilpitirri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' dinner event, Newcastle Workers Club, 1986

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Hibiscus meraukensis Malvaceae

Hibiscus meraukensis Malvaceae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Pokerwork snake, Ernabella SA

Pokerwork snake, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary, 1938, used by Miss Lal McCay in Sydney and Western Victoria

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Penelope Nelson collection
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Dictionaries
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London, England
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Hitch & Marshall
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1938
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Eagles at Bay by Kevin Gilbert

Eagles at Bay by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1967
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The Gwalior Plains

The Gwalior Plains

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1840
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Pair of khaki shorts

Pair of khaki shorts

Dr Stephen Jani collection
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Shorts
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Dr Istvan Jani
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1950
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1900
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Left-hand plywood boomerang, attributed to Sandie Atkinson about 1970s

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Sandy Atkinson
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1970
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Multi-coloured badge

Multi-coloured badge

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Invitations
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Mrs Margot Child
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1976
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Mockba 1987 World Congress of Women

Mockba 1987 World Congress of Women

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Central Australian Aboriginal Paintings

Central Australian Aboriginal Paintings

Anne Ranse collection
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Pamphlets
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Archdeacon Anne M. Ranse
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1972
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Wedding invitation

Wedding invitation

Margot Child collection
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Invitations
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Mrs Margot Child
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1978
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Peace medallion, worn by peace activist Jim Bradman in Sydney during the Vietnam War era

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Jim Bradman collection no. 2
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Medallions
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr James 'Jim' E. Bradman
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1969
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Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Dishes
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs June G. Matthews
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1953
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjalara
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1954
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Third page of documentary material relating to the Mill Sisters

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Documents
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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The Mills Sisters, Singers, Dancers, Cultural Ambassadors and Perfo...
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1992
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Envelope containing six limited edition prints produced for the Vietnam Moratorium Campaign, 1970

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Prints
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Vietnam Moratorium Campaign (NSW)
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1970
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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Strombidae Strombus Aratrum

Strombidae Strombus Aratrum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Poster -

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Kerry Browning collection
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Event posters
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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1969
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Women warn that life in the Anglican Church may be a health hazard

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Movement for the Ordination of Women collection
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Church of England
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1984
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The crab

The crab

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nangingapa
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1969
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'Best Worked Table Centre' awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for her Round Rose Tablecloth at the 1967 Gulargambone Annual Show

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Gulargambone, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1967
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'Part of the story of Bama Bama the spirit man' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1967

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1967
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Colour photograph of a group of people with Fred Daly at the back row, seventh from the right, 1978

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1978
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South Australian Electoral Department poster with design by Jillian Davey of Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Posters
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Jillian Davey
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1954
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China saucer for a coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly at the microphone, 1978

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Fred Daly collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1978
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Child's drawing by Tila, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Tila, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tila
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1954
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