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Yellow ochre

Yellow ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Roy Barker collection no. 2
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Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1999
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Sample - Pipeclay ball

Sample - Pipeclay ball

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Small bundle of light coloured bark wrapped about with thinner strips of string-like bark

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sample possum pelt

Sample possum pelt

James Wall collection
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Umbango, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Denis Francois R. de Berigny
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1920
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Beeswax

Beeswax

Claire Smith collection
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Sculptural preform, a squared sample block of 'carraka' stone

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Keith Goddard collection
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Diamantina River, Queensland, Australia
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Kalboori Youngi
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1938
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Red pigment sample

Red pigment sample

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 collection
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Dried puffer fish

Dried puffer fish

Florence Gaby collection
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Feather and bark fly lure

Feather and bark fly lure

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Fishing lures
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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White pigment sample

White pigment sample

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 collection
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Yellow pigment sample

Yellow pigment sample

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 collection
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Roslyn Firth
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Pedder pennies in a paper bag

Pedder pennies in a paper bag

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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Glass point

Glass point

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearheads
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Glass jar containing sand and pebbles from Lake Pedder

Glass jar containing sand and pebbles from Lake Pedder

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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Senator Bob Brown
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1972
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Length of chestnut coloured horse hair from the horse

Length of chestnut coloured horse hair from the horse "Uncle...

Nanette Ward collection
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Sand and pebbles from Lake Pedder 1972, with note

Sand and pebbles from Lake Pedder 1972, with note

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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1972
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Sample possum pelt

Sample possum pelt

James Wall collection
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Umbango, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Denis Francois R. de Berigny
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1920
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Sample - Shell

Sample - Shell

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pelt of a Thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger), which was shot in the Pieman River - Zeehan area of Tasmania in 1930

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Charles Selby Wilson collection
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Pieman River, Tasmania, Australia
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Charles S. Wilson
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1930
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Red ochre

Red ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Streets Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Piece of hide

Piece of hide

L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Neck ornanment

Neck ornanment

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Personal adornments
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1935
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Length of bamboo with five sections

Length of bamboo with five sections

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Cowrie shell

Cowrie shell

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Cowrie shell

Cowrie shell

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Sample - Porcupine needle

Sample - Porcupine needle

Sister Anna Duble collection
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Length of bamboo with four sections

Length of bamboo with four sections

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Rope necklace

Rope necklace

University of Sydney collection
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Necklaces
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Cowrie shell

Cowrie shell

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pigment sample

Pigment sample

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 collection
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Cowrie shell

Cowrie shell

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rope necklace

Rope necklace

University of Sydney collection
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Necklaces
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Glass plate negative - Man holding a child, Victoria River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Petrified wood

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Sample

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Kevin July, Kilipiautimi
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Brown leather piece with stitching holes

Brown leather piece with stitching holes

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Organic material

Margaret Coen collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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Hollow stemmed reed

Hollow stemmed reed

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Length of bamboo with ten and a half sections

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Box and contents

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Fur sample

Fur sample

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Three cylindrical granite drill core samples from Snowy Moun...

Snowy Scheme - Snowy Hydro collection
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Red ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Soil sample from a 'sod' turned by the Prime Minister John Howard on the site of the National Museum of Australia and Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies on 1 October 1998

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Acton Peninsula Alliance collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon John W. Howard
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1998
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Small clear plastic jar with a white 'LAKE PEDDER SAND'

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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White ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Streets Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Length of bamboo with five sections

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Small bundle of thin strands of bark held together with thin...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Red ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Upper grinding stone [stone implement]

JC Le Souef collection
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Can of body lead

Can of body lead

Strongman collection
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GM Holden Ltd
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Sample of coal from New Acland mine

Sample of coal from New Acland mine

New Hope Group collection
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Bone fishing hook

Bone fishing hook

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1929
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Prehnite

Clement Victor Latz collection
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sand or dirt from suitcase used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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