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Painting depicting ground designs used in Tingari ceremonies

Painting depicting ground designs used in Tingari ceremonies

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pini Tjapaltjarri
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1981
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Pillow

Pillow

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillows
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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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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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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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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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Rectangular cream linen table centre with scalloped edges

Rectangular cream linen table centre with scalloped edges

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1963
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Leigh Creek, Flinder Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Ray Maple
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1968
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Blowering Dam

Blowering Dam

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Promotional material
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Blowering Dam, New South Wales, Australia
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Water Conservation & Irrigation Commission
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1968
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Making Paintings, Punu and Tjanpi by Roshanna Yinga Williamson

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Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Roshanna Y. Williamson
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2011
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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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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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Painting on masonite by Marbi (aka Mack), 1965 - depicting trees, kangaroo and turtle

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Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marbi
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1965
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' march to Town Hall, Sydney, 1984

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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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People in the landscape - painting by Libby Harward 2016

People in the landscape - painting by Libby Harward 2016

Libby Harward Collection
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Ms Libby Harward
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2016
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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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Image of a woman and a dove

Image of a woman and a dove

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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Child's drawing by Tijila, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Tijila, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tijila
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1954
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case, with accessories

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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'Wallaby Men Dreaming at Marru(nga)' by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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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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Angkunanya
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1954
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Poster -

Poster - "We, the People of Noonkanbah, Call for Support"

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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Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Incomplete lizard sculpture, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Two white linen pillow shams

Two white linen pillow shams

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillow shams
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1910
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'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin, 2007

'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Eubena Nampitjin
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2007
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66 Vexillidae Vexillum Jukesi shells

66 Vexillidae Vexillum Jukesi shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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'Kumpupirnily' by Billy Atkins, 2008

'Kumpupirnily' by Billy Atkins, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Billy Atkins
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2008
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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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Stuzzi Memocord MT570 audio cassette tape in a blue 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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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Painting on masonite by Mindjugak,1965 - depicts eight groper fish.

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Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mindjugak
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1965
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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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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Ammunition box used by Polish migrant Mr Lukas in Italy, England, Argentina and Australia, 1943-1988

Ammunition box used by Polish migrant Mr Lukas in Italy, Eng...

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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Black and white photographic postcard of aerial view over Hyde Park and surrounding area

Black and white photographic postcard of aerial view over Hy...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian News and Information Bureau
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1950
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

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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Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietnam War

Ring made from the metal of a US fighter jet from the Vietna...

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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1985  Participation Development Peace - IYY [International Youth Year].

1985 Participation Development Peace - IYY [International Y...

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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Did They Beat The Drum Slowly As They Lowered You Down? by Ellen Jose

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Ellen Jose collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'The Anteater & The Turtle' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 55

Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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1974
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'Nuda, the rock wallaby site'

'Nuda, the rock wallaby site'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Tim L. Tjapaltjarri
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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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Tjariya (. Stanley
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1954
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson at the Wynard Agricultural and Pastoral Society Annual Show, 1968 for first prize for a tapestry bag

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1968
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Women's Democratic Organisation of Afghanistan

Women's Democratic Organisation of Afghanistan

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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Caves near river were flooded when creating Lake Burley Griffin - drawing by Libby Harward 2016

Caves near river were flooded when creating Lake Burley Grif...

Libby Harward Collection
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Paintings
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Ms Libby Harward
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2016
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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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Unknown
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1954
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Poster 'August mobilisation to end the war in Vietnam SUNDAY AUGUST 13th AT 2.00 pm SYDNEY'

Poster 'August mobilisation to end the war in Vietnam SUNDAY...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Vietnam
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United States Armed Forces
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1965
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String bag

String bag

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bags
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Cooling brick for esky

Cooling brick for esky

Alan Hatfield collection no. 2
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Coolers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Alan Hatfield
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1963
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Minton 'Kings Service' china fruit plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

Minton 'Kings Service' china fruit plate bearing the coat-of...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Fruit plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Top hat worn by Henry Bayton Somer Gullett MC OAM

Top hat worn by Henry Bayton Somer Gullett MC OAM

Wight-Gullett collection
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Top hats
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London, England
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Richard Hunt & Co Pty Ltd
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1960
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Vote 1 Grassby

Vote 1 Grassby

Al Grassby collection
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Advertising leaflets
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Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
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Hon Al J. Grassby
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1965
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Painting by Gordon Syron - Miners Cottage, 1982

Painting by Gordon Syron - Miners Cottage, 1982

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1982
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Walking Man by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Walking Man by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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Metal punch featuring the letter

Metal punch featuring the letter "R".

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Dial gauge

Dial 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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Tjanpi! by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Tjanpi! by Dianne Ungukalpi Golding

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Dianne U. Golding
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2011
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'Jitirr' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

'Jitirr' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Jukuja D. Snell
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2007
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