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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Stylised image of an African woman with a raised fist.

Stylised image of an African woman with a raised fist.

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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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.19. Illyarrie

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.19. Illyarrie

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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Harpoon head, which is designed to be fired from a .303 rifle to attach a rope to a crocodile

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Mick Baker collection
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Harpoons
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Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Mick Baker
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1960
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Surface plate

Surface plate

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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I'm an Australian for nuclear disarmament

I'm an Australian for nuclear disarmament

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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Foot switch

Foot switch

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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A swollen creek

A swollen creek

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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HMAS Melbourne

HMAS Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing by Daisy, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Daisy, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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An early start

An early start

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Child's drawing by Tjimpayi, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Tjimpayi, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjimpayi
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1954
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Poster -

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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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Film negative - A lone huntsman, photographed by Herbert Basedow, Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Stone hatchet, bifacially flaked and edge ground

Stone hatchet, bifacially flaked and edge ground

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hatchets
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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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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Minton 'Kings Service' china entree plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Entree plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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'Subject No.4 - Reform' bicentennial commemorative milk cartons

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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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Invitation to a municipal and civil luncheon in the Town Hall, Sydney, on 7 January 1901, to commemorate the swearing in of the Governor General

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 4
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Invitations
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1900
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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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Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Make-do pine packing case cupboard

Lyn Cousins and Chris Tyrell collection
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Cupboards
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Towamba, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ernest Smith
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1897
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The batchelor's hut

The batchelor's hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Watsons Bay Sydney NSW

Watsons Bay Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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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 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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Embroidery - Crochet butterfly, Mornington Island QLD

Embroidery - Crochet butterfly, Mornington Island QLD

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Artworks
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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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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Pride of Australia

Pride of Australia

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1991
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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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Child's drawing by Wahtama, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Wahtama, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Wahtama
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1954
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At the Shaft

At the Shaft

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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We've Looked Over The Globe. Rockhampton Is The Nicest Place On Earth

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Grey plastic headphone adapter

Grey plastic headphone adapter

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Audio equipment accessories
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Germany
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1960
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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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Crystal glass given to Alderman Edna Ryan by women employees of Fairfield Council after she successfully campaigned for equal pay for them

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Edna Ryan collection
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Drinking glasses
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Fairfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Edna Ryan
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1960
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Australian Settler's Home On Fire.

Australian Settler's Home On Fire."by P. Power

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Envelope addressed to Miss R. Rasey, Brisbane, QLD

Envelope addressed to Miss R. Rasey, Brisbane, QLD

RG Bain collection
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Envelopes
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Australia
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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Glass plate negative - Hut decked with porcupine grass, eastern Arrernte people, Arltunga, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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You can't hug a child with nuclear arms tea-towel

You can't hug a child with nuclear arms tea-towel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Stuzzi Memocord MT570 audio cassette tape in a orange plastic case

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Ernest B Phillips collection
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Audio cassettes
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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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Movie style poster that reads

Movie style poster that reads "White House Corporation prese...

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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St. Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, VIC.

St. Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, VIC.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Gladstone bag with a leather body and handle

Les Robertson collection
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Luggage
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Kodj axe

Kodj axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Axes
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Albany, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Poster 'MAKE IT AUSTRALIA'S CHOICE US BASES IN AUSTRALIA '

Poster 'MAKE IT AUSTRALIA'S CHOICE US BASES IN AUSTRALIA '

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1986
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Bone china dinner plate printed with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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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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Little Grey Fergie toy tractor handcrafted from salvaged box timber and wire by 10 year old Brian Burns in 1943.

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John McNally collection
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Toy tractors
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Cudgen, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Brian Burns
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1943
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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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Alginate Impression compound wax 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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Papal liturgy.

Papal liturgy.

Papal Visit Office collection
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Prayer books
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Flower Sellers, Martin Place, Sydney

Flower Sellers, Martin Place, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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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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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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'Eternity' sign by Arthur Stace

'Eternity' sign by Arthur Stace

Stan Levit collection
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Signs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Arthur Stace
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1960
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Open air bookstall. Free East Timor

Open air bookstall. Free East Timor

Robert Darby collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mr Robert Darby
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Brown checked riding jacket

Brown checked riding jacket

Colledge Family collection
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Jackets
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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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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