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Pencil sketch depicting a bridge, waterfall, and two women

Pencil sketch depicting a bridge, waterfall, and two women

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Introduce things Australian to the Japanese public

Introduce things Australian to the Japanese public

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Handbills
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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The Attractions at Brighton are Great

The Attractions at Brighton are Great

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'Now Bring Out Your Mice'

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Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Postcard featuring a pen and ink printed drawing showing the silhouette of Big Ben and an Australian soldier arm in arm with three women on each side

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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1917
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Women's handmade blue dress hat

Women's handmade blue dress hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hats
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1949
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Western Australia

Western Australia

Joan Stanbury collection
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Books
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Miss Australia Company
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1959
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Brown cardboard folder that held artworks

Brown cardboard folder that held artworks

Diana Boyer collection
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Folders
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Australia Bats in Test

Australia Bats in Test

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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'St John and his wort on Bobbara' by Diana Boyer

'St John and his wort on Bobbara' by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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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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Supplementary Book 6, PITJANTJATJARA READER

Supplementary Book 6, PITJANTJATJARA READER

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Booklets
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Ngura kutu ananyi - PITJANTJATJARA READER D, Elementary Series

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Booklets
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American and NSW women swimmers at Toowoomba, Queensland, 1911

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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1911
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Hiroshima Never Again!'88

Hiroshima Never Again!'88

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political 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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Birdsville Races - Those with motor transport

Birdsville Races - Those with motor transport

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Wooden skein holder

Wooden skein holder

War Widows' Guild of Australia (Vic) Ltd collection
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Skein holders
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Women's cricket - Gladstone v Port Kembla

Women's cricket - Gladstone v Port Kembla

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Port Kembla, New South Wales, Australia
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Menu with an image of Big Ben

Menu with an image of Big Ben

Elizabeth Sanderson collection
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Menus
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London, England
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Elizabeth B. Digges
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1939
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'Dolly' bra decorated by Myra Duncan

'Dolly' bra decorated by Myra Duncan

Many Threads collection
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Artworks
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Myra Duncan
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2014
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Group of people having tea in a garden, 1897

Group of people having tea in a garden, 1897

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1897
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Carved wooden rabbit

Carved wooden rabbit

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ninguta Edwards
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1994
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Paid maternity leave

Paid maternity leave

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1996
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Poster -

Poster - "Development Peace International Women's Year"

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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Coiled basket

Coiled basket

Florence Gaby collection
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Baskets
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Tjaikapanya munu Itjunya

Tjaikapanya munu Itjunya

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Religious books
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Official Australian Team Walking Out Uniform, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games blazer

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Nova Peris collection
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Blazers
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Australia
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Nova Peris
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Vacola jar

Vacola jar

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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1935
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Florence Gaby collection
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Spearthrowers
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Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'One to the Fence'

Illustrated newspaper clipping titled 'One to the Fence'

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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'Gutjawutja', bark painting, native plant species

'Gutjawutja', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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1937 Australian Women's Touring Cricket Team

1937 Australian Women's Touring Cricket Team

Mollie Flaherty collection
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Photographs
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West Australian Cricket Association Ground, Perth, Perth, Western A...
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Mrs Alice Smallman
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1937
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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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Patjiparan
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1954
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Country Girl's Cricket / Young Star

Country Girl's Cricket / Young Star

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Peace

Peace

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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Ngatngin - women's pubic cover

Ngatngin - women's pubic cover

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Grass skirts
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret
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1975
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Pilot's licence issued to Ella Muriel Elliot on 30 March 1932

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Patricia Haggard collection
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Licences
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Ella M. Elliot
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Sans Souci wins title by stonewalling

Sans Souci wins title by stonewalling

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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'The Story of Djirt' (aka Yingapungapu at Djarrakpi) by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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Women's pair of white cricket stockings

Women's pair of white cricket stockings

Macks Southwell collection
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Stockings
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Women's cricket - Gladstone v Mt Kembla

Women's cricket - Gladstone v Mt Kembla

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Gladstone, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Six women playing cricket

Six women playing cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Containers
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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Four women in red and green outfits

Four women in red and green outfits

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Napura
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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political 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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Black and white cartoon titled 'Photographing marbles'

Black and white cartoon titled 'Photographing marbles'

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1997
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Programme of the Tour & Matches arranged for the First Visit of the Australian Women's Cricket Team, 1937

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Alicia Walsh collection
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Programs
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England, United Kingdom
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Pollard Publications
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1937
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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1945
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Headpad, Ernabella SA

Headpad, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Headwear
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Australia, We Have:-

Australia, We Have:-

John Beagle collection
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Handbills
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Tomato Press Pty Ltd
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1977
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Watercolour painting of frogs, by Diana Boyer

Watercolour painting of frogs, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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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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1922
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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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1952
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Thirteen women wearing tennis outfits, standing on tennis court

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Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Mimi Men and Women

Mimi Men and Women

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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