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Commemorative book celebrating the Trans-Australian Railway, Turning the First Sod, By His Excellency the Governor General at Port Augusta, 14 September 1912

Commemorative book celebrating the Trans-Australian Railway,...

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Commemorative books
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1912
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the fir...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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BP Solar Trek vehicle known as the 'The Quiet Achiever'

BP Solar Trek vehicle known as the 'The Quiet Achiever'

BP Australia Ltd collection
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Vehicles
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Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, England
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BP Solar Systems Limited
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1982
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Port Augusta Rly.  Water supply, Flinders Ranges

Port Augusta Rly. Water supply, Flinders Ranges

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Landscape painting depicting a large tree and red rocky outcrops, by Peter Taylor.

Landscape painting depicting a large tree and red rocky outc...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Peter T. Taylor
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1982
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Piece of wood in the shape of Australia

Piece of wood in the shape of Australia

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Stands
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Carved lizard

Carved lizard

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Wood carvings
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Dot painting featuring concentric circles yellow with white dots

Dot painting featuring concentric circles yellow with white ...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Benny Pinabooka Tjapaltjarri
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Pair of wooden clapsticks

Pair of wooden clapsticks

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Clapsticks
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Landscape painting depicting a ruin and gum tree

Landscape painting depicting a ruin and gum tree

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Open weave mat

Open weave mat

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Mats
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Port Augusta

Port Augusta

Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Digging tool

Digging tool

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tools
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Looking towards the Flinders Ranges near Pt Augusta

Looking towards the Flinders Ranges near Pt Augusta

Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Painting depicting a landscape

Painting depicting a landscape

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Boomerangs
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Landscape by Winnie Bamara

Landscape by Winnie Bamara

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Winnie Barmara
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Photograph of a township from across the sea

Photograph of a township from across the sea

Colledge Family collection
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Smooth two-toned wooden club

Smooth two-toned wooden club

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Clubs
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Boomerang with carved kangaroo and emu

Boomerang with carved kangaroo and emu

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Boomerangs
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Namarrokon, The Lightening Man by George Djaykurrnga

Namarrokon, The Lightening Man by George Djaykurrnga

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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George Djaykurrnga
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Two-toned spearthrower

Two-toned spearthrower

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Spearthrowers
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Utilised core [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Cores
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Thistles en route Pt Augusta

Thistles en route Pt Augusta

Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Two-toned clapping stick

Two-toned clapping stick

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Clapsticks
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Didjeridu decorated with animals, insects, fish and birds

Didjeridu decorated with animals, insects, fish and birds

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Didjeridus
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Port Augusta

Port Augusta

Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Small spear

Small spear

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Spears
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Carving of snake with pokerwork

Carving of snake with pokerwork

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Wood carvings
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Didjeridu with animal design

Didjeridu with animal design

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Didjeridus
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Eight children paddling five canoes with docks and a large ship in the background

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Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Landscape painting by I. A. Brown

Landscape painting by I. A. Brown

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Miniature shield

Miniature shield

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Small scale models
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Fire Dreaming by Ernest Starri and Kym Green Napanangka

Fire Dreaming by Ernest Starri and Kym Green Napanangka

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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1993
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Open weave mat

Open weave mat

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Mats
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Coolamon with pokerwork

Coolamon with pokerwork

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Containers
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Wooden carving of a lizard on a log

Wooden carving of a lizard on a log

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Wood carvings
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Mule team - Port Augusta

Mule team - Port Augusta

Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Wooden carving of a snake

Wooden carving of a snake

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Wood carvings
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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