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Turtle Hunt (3rd paint of series).

Turtle Hunt (3rd paint of series).

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Cape Shield, Djarrakpi, north east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Nyapilingu Dhamarrandji
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1985
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REGA brand pneumatic kerosene tank used with a burner to heat cattle branding irons, used on Idracowra Station, NT

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Leo Murphy collection
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Kerosene cooking stoves
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rega Pty Ltd
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1968
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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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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Leaflet Why Star Wars menaces world peace and stability

Leaflet Why Star Wars menaces world peace and stability

Scientists Against Nuclear Arms collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Scientists Against Nuclear Arms (Australia)
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1985
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Poster -

Poster - "Childcare is a Union Issue"

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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Beswick glazed ceramic kangaroo, titled 'Kanga', made for Disney Promotions in 1970

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Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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England, United Kingdom
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John Beswick Limited
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1965
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Poster 'REPEAL THE NATIONAL SERVICE ACT VIETNAM MORATORIUM'

Poster 'REPEAL THE NATIONAL SERVICE ACT VIETNAM MORATORIUM'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Vietnam
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The National Service Act (1964)
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1964
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Cartoon of Philippines presidential candidate Cory Aquino running alongside a tank being driven by President Ferdinand Marcos

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Philippines
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Biography of cartoonist Cecil Hartt

Biography of cartoonist Cecil Hartt

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Biographies
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1976
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Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge No 457

Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge No 457

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Commemorative glassware
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1973
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Headpad, Ernabella SA

Headpad, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Headpads
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Manguri
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1954
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Freemason's Past Master's jewel

Freemason's Past Master's jewel

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Regalia
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1969
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Monotype, Beket Information

Monotype, Beket Information

Les Robertson collection
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Information tables
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Photograph of 'Hector Cat' at work

Photograph of 'Hector Cat' at work

Ian Yeaman collection
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Photographs
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1971
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Child's walking trainer

Child's walking trainer

Ruth Lynch collection
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Walking aids
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United States of America
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1932
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Poster -

Poster - "Who Controls the Keys? Who Punches Them?"

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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Bernly Private Hotel Springfield Avenue Kings Cross

Bernly Private Hotel Springfield Avenue Kings Cross

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Two Trochidae Trochus Maculatus shells

Two Trochidae Trochus Maculatus shells

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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Pin punch

Pin punch

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Painting depicts three human figures, one kangaroo and one string bag

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Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Bark paintings
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Gudjekbin, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1965
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Cartoon image of a woman under a microscope

Cartoon image of a woman under a microscope

Judy Horacek collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1985
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Hand made rigid fan made from woven plant fibre

Hand made rigid fan made from woven plant fibre

Odette O'Neill collection
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Hand fans
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Gold panning dish

Gold panning dish

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mining equipment
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Two Conidae Conus Victoriae

Two Conidae Conus Victoriae

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Stuzzi Memocord Microphone Remote Control Unit

Stuzzi Memocord Microphone Remote Control Unit

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Audio equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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It's Oscar time again...

It's Oscar time again...

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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1976
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Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Commonwealth Railways
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1975
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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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Unknown
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1954
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Postcard titled 'How's That' that features an illustration by Norman Lindsay

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Betty Archdale collection
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Postcards
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Rhodes, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bloxham & Chambers Pty Ltd
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1985
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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Armband

Armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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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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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "BLS"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Glazed stoneware vase

Glazed stoneware vase

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Vases
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Cream coloured tray cloth featuring a cross stitched design of a vase

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1936
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JW Lindo collection
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Spearthrowers
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Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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White china bowl

White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Club

Club

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 2
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Clubs
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Painting depicts landscape with white eucalypts in foreground

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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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Kenneth Entata
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1976
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MOW badge 'Melbourne has women priests NOW!'

MOW badge 'Melbourne has women priests NOW!'

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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Radius gauge

Radius gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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String bag

String bag

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bags
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Don't mix stars with wars

Don't mix stars with wars

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1984
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Trochidae Angaria Delphina

Trochidae Angaria Delphina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Badge titled 'No Troops for Sinai'

Badge titled 'No Troops for Sinai'

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Political badges
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Sinai, Egypt
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1982
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Decorated wooden panel, by Sione Pani, Tonga

Decorated wooden panel, by Sione Pani, Tonga

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Tonga
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Sione Pani
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1954
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Black and white photograph of an unidentified lady waving a handkerchief from the kerb, 1961

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Berlin, Germany
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1961
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Stuzzi Memocord MT570 audio cassette tape without a case

Stuzzi Memocord MT570 audio cassette tape without a case

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Audio cassettes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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Rectangular cream linen table centre with scalloped edges

Rectangular cream linen table centre with scalloped edges

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1963
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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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Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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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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Hats
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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1955
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Caputserpentis

Cypraeidae Cypraea Caputserpentis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Set of three glasses

Set of three glasses

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Glasses
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Two bowls

Two bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Sign Here - So Help Me God! by Ellen Jose

Sign Here - So Help Me God! by Ellen Jose

Ellen Jose collection
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Oil paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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Pair of snowshoes

Pair of snowshoes

Dane Wimbush collection
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Snowshoes
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Island Bend, Kosciusko National Park, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Dane Wimbush
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1950
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