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Badge of the black figure of a person holding a broken rifle above their head

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Engraved boab nut 'Bush Scenes, a Monster and Cooking a Kangaroo' by Jack Wherra

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Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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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 hands holding a broken gun

Two hands holding a broken gun

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Painting of a landscape with white gums

Painting of a landscape with white gums

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Watercolour paintings
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Benjamin Landara
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1976
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Barawind.

Barawind.

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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Kolbitja
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1969
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Poster -

Poster - "Hiroshima Never Again"

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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Child's drawing by Nyurigka, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Nyurigka, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyurigka
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1954
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'Nyapilingu digging stick'

'Nyapilingu digging stick'

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Baluka Maymuru
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1985
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Saint Mary's Basilica Sydney NSW

Saint Mary's Basilica Sydney NSW

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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Crimson full-length tunic, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Tunics
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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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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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Edge ground, stone hafted hatchet

Edge ground, stone hafted hatchet

Reverend A Dyer collection
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Hatchets
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Not provided
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1963
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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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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Poster -

Poster - "The Star" Johannesburg, July 21 1969 - reports on ...

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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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Wedding photograph taken in 1880 and published in the North Shore Times, 8 May 1985.

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Margot Child collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Margot Child
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1985
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly and an unidentified Chinese man inspecting machinery at a cigarette factory, 1963

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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China
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1963
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Election leaflet for Al Grassby

Election leaflet for Al Grassby

Al Grassby collection
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Leaflets
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Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
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Hon Al J. Grassby
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1968
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Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from the Prime Minister's Lodge

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Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Chairs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruth Lane Poole
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1926
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Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Containers
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1966
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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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Tjikalayi
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1954
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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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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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Fork gathered from Hollywood Mission by Eric Bell

Fork gathered from Hollywood Mission by Eric Bell

Eric Bell collection no. 2
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Cutlery
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Eric Bell
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1934
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Non-conductive fibre

Non-conductive fibre

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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Bone china dinner plate printed with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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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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Angkunanya
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1954
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Eleven associated Royal Agricultural Society N.S.W. Lady's, Lady Member, and Member badges

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Colledge Family collection
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Badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1959
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Just as I thought - it's flaking

Just as I thought - it's flaking

Geoff Hook collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1974
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Companion brand blowtorch

Companion brand blowtorch

George and Mary Weir collection
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Blowtorches
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Sweden
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Max Sievert AB
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1949
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Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Set of glasses for the Commonwealth Parliament

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Drinking glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Advertising booklet - Katherine Heart of the Top End Northern Territory

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wayne Zerbe
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1954
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Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sandra
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1976
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Nansen-designed Hans Neering Memorial Sled used for rescues around Albina Lodge, Mount Kosciuszko

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Kosciusko Huts Association collection
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Safety equipment
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Mount Kosciusko, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Fridtjof Nansen
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1953
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Child's drawing by Payula, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Payula, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Payula Jack
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1954
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Auger bit

Auger bit

George and Mary Weir collection
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Augers
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Redhead, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George F. Weir
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1949
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Poster-

Poster- "Australian Race Against Time for Africa"

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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Box for The Lister Sheep-Shear used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Boxes
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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R A Lister and Company Limited
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1910
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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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Club

Club

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Clubs
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Mitchell River Mission, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Child's drawing by Payula, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Payula, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Payula Jack
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1954
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Badge - 'U.S Out - USSR stay out. Fight for Independence'

Badge - 'U.S Out - USSR stay out. Fight for Independence'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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United States of America
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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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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Chainsaw parts and maintenance tools in a cardboard box

Chainsaw parts and maintenance tools in a cardboard box

Reginald Alder collection no. 1
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Tool components
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Epping, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Reginald F. Adler
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1958
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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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Mayawara Minutjukur
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1954
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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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Painting depicts a mirror image of a partially submerged cave

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Abagera
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1963
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Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Necklaces
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Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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1969
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Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Hiroshima Never Again!'88

Hiroshima Never Again!'88

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political 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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Certificate awarded to V.M. Wilson at the Warragul Premier Show, 1973 for first prize for a table centre

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Warragul, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1973
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International Women's Day mug, 1994

International Women's Day mug, 1994

Union of Australian Women collection
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Mugs
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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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Childrens' book titled 'A Tale of Mischief'

Childrens' book titled 'A Tale of Mischief'

Julie Marginson collection
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Books
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Ireland
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Volia E. Downing
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1963
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Cartoon depicting US President Nixon's head as an American eagle

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Frank Benier
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1961
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1840
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Biography of cartoonist Joe Jonsson

Biography of cartoonist Joe Jonsson

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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