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Wood-handled iron mattock

Wood-handled iron mattock

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mattocks
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Pair of outside calipers

Pair of outside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Outside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri (II)', painted by Johnny Warangula Tjupurrula, 1976

'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri (II)', painted by Johnn...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1976
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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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EILCO 25W H.F. Portable Transceiver Type 6104 Serial No.136

EILCO 25W H.F. Portable Transceiver Type 6104 Serial No.136

John Stanes collection
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Radio transceivers
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Norwood, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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The Electronics, Instrument and Lighting Company Limited
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1961
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Sketch of an Asian woman, a Caucasian woman and an African woman in profile

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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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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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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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Unfinished snake sculpture, Ernabella SA

Unfinished snake sculpture, 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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Camera extension tube

Camera extension tube

Les Hiddins collection
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Camera accessories
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Japan
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Hoya Corporation
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1978
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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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Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietnam War

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Finger rings
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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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Steel lister with three teeth used at 'Rocky Plains' via Berridale

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Tony Preston collection no. 4
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Shearing equipment
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Berridale, New South Wales, Australia
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Neil Woodhouse
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1910
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Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canberra, 1955

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Oil paintings
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Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Petronella Wensing
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1955
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International Women's' Year 1975

International Women's' Year 1975

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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Triangular metal file

Triangular metal file

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Files (tools)
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Guwak ga Marrngu (Nightbird & possum).

Guwak ga Marrngu (Nightbird & possum).

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Luwandi Mununggurr
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1985
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Set of photocopied picture illustrations from Ernabella

Set of photocopied picture illustrations from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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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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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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Black cloth armband printed with a peace symbol and 'Close Woomera Rocket Range'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Armbands
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Woomera, South Australia, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Fretsaw blade

Fretsaw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Arrawatta, New South Wales, Australia
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Bulgra
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1920
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Dis Arm

Dis Arm

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Cymatiidae Austrosassia Parkinsoniana

Cymatiidae Austrosassia Parkinsoniana

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Victoria, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1985
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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

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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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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Take the Toys from the Boys

Take the Toys from the Boys

Movement Against Uranium Mining collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movement Against Uranium Mining
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1985
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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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Child's drawing - Dreaming by Dianna

Child's drawing - Dreaming by Dianna

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr
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1975
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Nine rocks

Nine rocks

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Geological specimens
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Deaconess Winifred M. Hilliard
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1954
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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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Untitled illustration for pages 16-17 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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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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Khaki bush hat that was in the tent the night Azaria Chamberlain disappeared and was later found to be stained with Acacia sap

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Hats
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Back to Drouin April 1929

Back to Drouin April 1929

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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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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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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Cartoon of Ian McLachlan, President of the National Farmers Federation, painting a picture of rural hardship

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Poster advertising a boxing match between Graeme Brooke and Juan, Melbourne Town Hall

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 17
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Graeme Brooke
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1970
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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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People for Nuclear Disarmament newsletter, August to September 1985, No. 30.

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Newsletters
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1985
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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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'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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JW Lindo collection
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Spearthrowers
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Lake Frome, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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 Cotton batik t-shirt by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Cotton batik t-shirt by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Clothing
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1971
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Poster -

Poster - "Solidarity with the Struggle of Women in South Afr...

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 of a landscape with hills in the backgroundand a large white gum in the 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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Clem Abbott
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1975
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Warburton Range, Western Australia, Australia
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1976
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Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1980s

Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1980s

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1980
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Badge is red and black with peace symbol

Badge is red and black with peace symbol

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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Cylindrical wooden club with a smoothed surface, and an enlarged head which tapers to a point, and gradually tapers to the proximal end

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JW Lindo collection
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Clubs
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Moolooloo, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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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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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting wolerrh, female euro (Macropus robustus), sleeping, 1973

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Kurrhkurr, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1973
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Peace

Peace

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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Sculpture

Sculpture

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 26/11/1973 collection
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Wood carvings
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Djennalingera, Northern Territory, Australia
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Roy Rewa
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1973
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Kangaroo-shaped container made from wicker, wood, glass and bamboo

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Terence Lane collection
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Containers
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1976
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Poster 'August mobilisation to end the war in Vietnam SUNDAY AUGUST 13th AT 2.00 pm SYDNEY'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Vietnam
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United States Armed Forces
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1965
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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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Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Incarnata shells (uncommon)

Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Incarnata shells (uncommon)

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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Poster 'more than $2.5 billion is spent every day preparing for war and they tell us we're spending too much!'

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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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