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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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Parliament House Canberra

Parliament House Canberra

Australia Post collection
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Commemorative envelopes
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Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australia Post
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1988
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Portrait photograph of an unidentified woman with dark wavy hair

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Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Bamboo hybrid stringed musical instrument called a 'dan tre', an original creation by Vietnamese refugee Minh Tam Nguyen

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Minh Nguyen collection
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Musical instruments
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Philippines
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Mr Minh Tam Nguyen
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1982
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Portrait photograph of Ricky

Portrait photograph of Ricky

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Bar measuring glass

Bar measuring glass

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Measuring glasses
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary, 1938, used by Miss Lal McCay in Sydney and Western Victoria

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Penelope Nelson collection
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Dictionaries
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London, England
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Hitch & Marshall
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1938
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'Life. Be in it' Come 'n try Gardening poster

'Life. Be in it' Come 'n try Gardening poster

Ivy Lovric collection
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Advertising posters
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Alex Stitt Mr
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1988
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'Subject No.3 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

'Subject No.3 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Poster-

Poster- "Australian Race Against Time for Africa"

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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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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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Acacia leiocalyx

Acacia leiocalyx

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Ned Kelly

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1855
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String cross made from yarn and wood

String cross made from yarn and wood

Kalumburu Community collection
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Dance equipment
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Karadada
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1988
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United Nations' Decade for Women 1976-1985

United Nations' Decade for Women 1976-1985

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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Poster -

Poster - "1986 From the Year of Peace to the Century of Peac...

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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'Subject No.7 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

'Subject No.7 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her hu...

Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Department of the Parliamentary Library Information Storage and Retrieval System A guide through the Mabo maze

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Terry Fox collection
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Government records
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1993
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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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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Helichrysum rupicola

Helichrysum rupicola

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting 'New' Parliament House

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1988
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Teleprinter printout related to the last parliamentary session held at provisional Parliament House, Canberra in 1988 'After more than 61 years in the provisional Parliament House Canberra...'

Teleprinter printout related to the last parliamentary sessi...

Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1988
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Women warn that life in the Anglican Church may be a health hazard

Women warn that life in the Anglican Church may be a health ...

Movement for the Ordination of Women collection
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Church of England
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1984
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Kalka, South Australia, Australia
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Ngininka
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1982
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$5 coin

$5 coin

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 1
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Commemorative coins
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1988
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Sydney Town Hall, 8 April 1910

Sydney Town Hall, 8 April 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Of course I'm against the AustraliaCard!

Of course I'm against the AustraliaCard!

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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1987
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'Australian Bicentennial Exhibition 1988' key ring

'Australian Bicentennial Exhibition 1988' key ring

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Key rings
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1988
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Old Parliament House Port

Old Parliament House Port

1988 Opening of Parliament House collection
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Advertisements
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1988
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Tasmanian Aborigines celebrate 8 years of re-occupation of Oyster Cove 1984-1992

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Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Oyster Cove, Tasmania, Australia
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Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre
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1984
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Square orange cushion

Square orange 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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'Subject No.3 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

'Subject No.3 - ' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Bone china saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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England
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Wedgwood
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1988
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You Scratch My Back

You Scratch My Back

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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1988
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Plaque on garden seat

Plaque on garden seat

Streets for Peace collection
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Photographs
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Joan Fitz-Nead
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1988
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Photocopy of a press clipping titled 'Gathering largest of its type in Canberra' from the Canberra Times

Photocopy of a press clipping titled 'Gathering largest of i...

National Gathering of Christians collection
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Press clippings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Canberra Times
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1988
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Save Tasmania's Tall Forests

Save Tasmania's Tall Forests

Wilderness Society (A.C.T. Branch) Forests Campaign collection
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Leaflets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Wilderness Society
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1988
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Jewellery consisting of a black velvet ribbon with gold-plated decorations and green and red glass stones forming part of the Gentleman in Riding Clothes set by Ermenegildo Zegna

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Jewellery
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1988
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Portrait photograph of Peter Kingston

Portrait photograph of Peter Kingston

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Cere...

Chris Grady collection
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Stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Metal teapot

Metal teapot

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teapots
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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1988
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Portrait photograph of an unidentified woman with light wavy hair

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Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Palm frond hand fan

Palm frond hand fan

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Fans
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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James Sambo
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1987
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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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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Portrait photograph of Ingrid Strewe

Portrait photograph of Ingrid Strewe

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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'Subject No.1 - Aborigines' bicentennial commemorative milk carton

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Milk containers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Pressed glass vase

Pressed glass vase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Vases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1940
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Portrait photograph of Diana Fisher

Portrait photograph of Diana Fisher

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Poster -

Poster - "African National Congress"

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster -

Poster - "The Story of the Forwards/Backwards Land"

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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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Katy
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1982
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Commemorative bus ticket for ACTION buses to the opening of New Parliament House in 1988

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ACTION Buses collection
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Bus tickets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Capital Territory Internal Omnibus Network
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1988
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Portrait photograph of Lyn Clarke

Portrait photograph of Lyn Clarke

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1988
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Program for the opening of Australia's Parliament House, on the 9th of May 1988

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1988 Opening of Parliament House collection
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Programs
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dr Donald F. McMichael
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1988
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Portrait photograph of Doctor Zador

Portrait photograph of Doctor Zador

Jon Lewis collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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