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Transcribing machine

Transcribing machine

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 26/11/1973 collection
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Spearthrowers
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Blyth River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Mundrugmundrug
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1973
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Ammunition box used by Polish migrant Mr Lukas in Italy, England, Argentina and Australia, 1943-1988

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Stanislaw Lukas collection
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Storage boxes
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Italy
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Mr Stanislaw '. Lukas
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1943
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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Batik silk scarf

Batik silk scarf

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Scarves
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival
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1984
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Media pass issued to Bluey Thomson of News Limited

Media pass issued to Bluey Thomson of News Limited

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1986
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Cartoon of Gough Whitlam and the AMA

Cartoon of Gough Whitlam and the AMA

Jeffrey Frith collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Jeffrey Frith
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1969
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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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Cartoon of Russell Hinze, Queensland Minister for Local Government and Main Roads, and Racing

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Five Bullariidae Bulla Punctulata shells

Five Bullariidae Bulla Punctulata shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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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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'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the centenary of the Federation of Australia in 2001

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Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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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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Club

Club

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1966
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Trochidae Angaria Delphina from Grose Island

Trochidae Angaria Delphina from Grose Island

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Masonic Grand Director's baton

Masonic Grand Director's baton

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Batons
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1970
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Booklet for Mid North Coast Reach out to Peace Festival, 28-30 November 1986

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Booklets
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1986
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Secondary trowel used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Trowels
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Lake Mungo, New South Wales, Australia
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1969
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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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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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Book titled 'Women in Interesting Occupations Coffs Harbour and NSW District 1986' written by Patricia Degens

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Thompson Family collection
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Books
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Patricia A. Degens
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1986
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a  depicting nakidjkidj spirit with spearthrower, standing beside a lakberd, 1970

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Manmoyih, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1965
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.12. Crimson Flowered Tea Tree

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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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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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1900
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Yangi Y. Fox
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1982
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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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Have we got anything to offer women...?

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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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Letter from Vane Lindesay thanking Maurice Horn

Letter from Vane Lindesay thanking Maurice Horn

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Letters
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1976
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Miapunu ga guya (Turtle & Fish  Painting) 1 of 3.

Miapunu ga guya (Turtle & Fish Painting) 1 of 3.

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Galuru, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nyapilingu Dhamarrandji
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1985
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Depth gauge

Depth 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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Biography of cartoonist 'Mick' Harrold Barry Armstrong

Biography of cartoonist 'Mick' Harrold Barry Armstrong

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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1986 During the Royal Australian Navys 75th Anniversary...

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Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Royal Australian Navy
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1986
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The Nomad by Kevin Gilbert.

The Nomad by Kevin Gilbert.

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1969
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Telescopic gauge

Telescopic 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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Australian Aboriginal Painting Kobe City Museum

Australian Aboriginal Painting Kobe City Museum

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1954
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ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

ACME 'Invincible' clothes wringer

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes wringers
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Glasgow, Scotland
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ACME Manufacturing Co
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1900
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Two Thaidinae Mancinella Mancinella shells

Two Thaidinae Mancinella Mancinella shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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'The Dancing Women at Nyuminga' painted by by George Tjungurrayi, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Warra Wea, Western Desert, Australia
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George Tjungurrayi
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1976
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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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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Carving knife

Carving knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Carving knives
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Sheffield, England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Poster advertising a boxing match between Graeme Brooke and Rex Cannon, 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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Pencil and wash drawing depicting two women, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Striped velveteen cushion

Striped velveteen cushion

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cushions
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Strombidae Lambis Lambis

Strombidae Lambis Lambis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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North-west Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Carved wooden sculpture of a goanna

Carved wooden sculpture of a goanna

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Bundle of press cuttings and historical documents relating the history of J B Young Holdings Ltd

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Scrapbooks
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1914
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Bomarea edulis

Bomarea edulis

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Aluminium container of PVA flakes used to consolidate fragile excavated bones in the field by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Repair kits
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Mount Moffat, Queensland, Australia
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1962
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JW Lindo collection
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Spearthrowers
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Beltana, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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String bag

String bag

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Bags
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1986
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Plaster cast domestic dog paw print, made for the Morling Royal Commission into Chamberlain Convictions

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Professor Robert Morrison collection
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Plaster casts
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Professor Robert G. Morrison
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1986
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Three black and white proof photographs of Fred Daly in different poses

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1980
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Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

David and Margaret Ride collection
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Sprinklers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Dr David Ride
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1959
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Introduce things Australian to the Japanese public

Introduce things Australian to the Japanese public

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Posters
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Equal Pay Year 1986

Equal Pay Year 1986

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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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Pastel drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Anawarinya
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1954
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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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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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