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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, featuring central figure wearing curved headdress, by Bokarra

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bokarra
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1974
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Cat sculpture (Ngaya)

Cat sculpture (Ngaya)

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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Canon 35-70mm macro zoom camera lens and protective caps, used by Major Les Hiddins

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Les Hiddins collection
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Camera lenses
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Japan
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Canon Inc
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1978
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Minton 'Kings Service' china side plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Side plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Huon pine driftwood fragment

Huon pine driftwood fragment

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Samples
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Great Ravine, Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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Senator Bob Brown
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1976
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Pigmented, two-ply, fibre string, woven and wound into an armband

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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Armbands
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Halcyon 'Surfmaster Avoca' multiplier fishing reel

Halcyon 'Surfmaster Avoca' multiplier fishing reel

Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Halcyon Products
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1940
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Gas mask used as part of a protest costume

Gas mask used as part of a protest costume

Benny Zable collection no. 1
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Gasmasks
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1981
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Boomerang

Boomerang

I Steer and Co collection
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Boomerangs
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Not provided
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1974
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge No 592

Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge No 592

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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1976
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Ernabella puzzle pattern t-shirt

Ernabella puzzle pattern t-shirt

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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King George's Sound

King George's Sound

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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1873
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Poster for 'International Women's Day', 1992

Poster for 'International Women's Day', 1992

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 Watulijanja, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Watulijanja, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Watuljanja
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1954
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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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Cartoon of a flag raising ceremony with Prime Minister Bob Hawke and Treasurer Paul Keating in military costume

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Port Jackson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Ernabella woollen rug with Walka design

Ernabella woollen rug with Walka design

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Floor rugs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1976
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Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir plate - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Lamps
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Pyle-National Company
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1924
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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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Ngintya
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1954
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Poster 'nuclear man the final mutation...?'

Poster 'nuclear man the final mutation...?'

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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'Joseph & Nathan Music Movement Media Healing Arts...' business card from Mr Zable's van

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Benny Zable collection no. 1
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Business cards
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1988
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Ornate brass table lamp with four bayonet light globe fittings and four candle holders

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Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Table lamps
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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I Am A Woman For Peace

I Am A Woman For Peace

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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Dustpan embossed with an image of Old Parliament House

Dustpan embossed with an image of Old Parliament House

Revolve Inc collection
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Dustpan and brush sets
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting two snakes, by Wuyulwuy

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wuyulwuy Wanambi
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1974
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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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Child's drawing by Waluli, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Waluli, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Waluli
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1954
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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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Untitled painting on card depicting a man walking near a campfire

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown Artist
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1974
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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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Child's drawing by Angkuna, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Angkuna, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkuna
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1974
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1985
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Volutidae Amorena Undulata

Volutidae Amorena Undulata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remember'

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'Why the emu cannot fly'

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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1974
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Fourteen associated Royal Agricultural Society N.S.W. Lady's 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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1973
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Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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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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Shifting spanner

Shifting spanner

Phillip Porta collection
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Wrenches
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Adelong, New South Wales, Australia
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John H. Gillman
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1850
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I [Love] Being Free from Smoking - Narcotics Education Inc., 1985

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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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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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.13. Native Pomegranate

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.13. Native Pomegranate

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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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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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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Child's drawing by Raymond, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Raymond, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Raymond
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1954
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Child's drawing by Nyankulya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Nyankulya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyankulya
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1954
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MCI Inc promotional coffee mug

MCI Inc promotional coffee mug

Maxwell Newton collection
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Coffee mugs
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United States of America
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Mr Maxwell Newton
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1983
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Headdress from the West Kimberley region, with ears, mouth and teeth

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Paddy Roe collection
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Dance equipment
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Lee
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1968
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells from Troughton Island

Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells from Troughton Island

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Western Australia, 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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Leaflet titled Why Christians for Peace?

Leaflet titled Why Christians for Peace?

Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Leaflets
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Christians for Peace, Tasmania
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1983
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1973
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Embroidered necktie

Embroidered necktie

Julia Terlecka collection
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Neckties
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Saint Albans, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Julia Terlecka
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1969
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Bark painting 'Rainbow Serpent wrapped around tree' by Yuwunyuwun Marruwarr, Gunbalanya, 1974

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Yuwunyuwun Marruwarr
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1974
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Turbinidae Turbo Necnivosus

Turbinidae Turbo Necnivosus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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