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Switzerland.

Switzerland.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Boomerang with painted picture of a kangaroo, attributed to Lin Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lin Onus
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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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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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bede Malvien
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White sticker with black text that reads 'Bicentennial Naval Salute'

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Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Stickers
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1988
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Daisy Bates, Aborigines' Social Worker

Daisy Bates, Aborigines' Social Worker

I Dowdle collection
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Leaflets
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Thaidinae Dicathais Baileyana (uncommon)

Thaidinae Dicathais Baileyana (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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'Clubs & Societies' poster

'Clubs & Societies' poster

Carmen Castelo Collection
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Exhibition posters
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Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital...
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Ms Carmen Castelo
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2000
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Boomerang, Mungeranie, South Australia

Boomerang, Mungeranie, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Pearl Bay.

Pearl Bay.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Minutes of Melbourne Welsh Presbyterian Church Synod (Cymanfa) 1886

Minutes of Melbourne Welsh Presbyterian Church Synod (Cymanf...

Evan Hughes collection
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Administrative records
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Welsh Church
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1886
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Official Opening of Tumut 3 Power Station

Official Opening of Tumut 3 Power Station

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Promotional material
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1972
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A manuscript detailing the life of convict Thomas Jones, 1856

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Timothy Millett collection
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Manuscripts
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AAT kings

AAT kings

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Basket woven from palm fronds

Basket woven from palm fronds

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Baskets
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Bark painting 'A mam or namandi spirit in Margolidjban' by Dick Nguleingulei Murrumurru, Gunbalanya, 1968

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Dick N. Murrumurru
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1968
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Child's cream cotton dress

Child's cream cotton dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Childrens clothing
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Prototype toy train cattle van

Prototype toy train cattle van

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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Black and white photograph of Fred and Therese Daly, Jo Henderson and unidentified Greek students at Kifissia traingin centre

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Photograph of Chinese soldiers marching in the streets of Kalgan

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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King Street, Sydney

King Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Wooden club with incised animal images, attributed to Coranderrk, Victoria

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Typed document in German or Polish, with eight headings

Typed document in German or Polish, with eight headings

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1945
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Peter Norman's Australian Olympic Team running singlet, 1968

Peter Norman's Australian Olympic Team running singlet, 1968

Peter Norman collection no.1
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Singlets
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Mexico City, Mexico
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1968
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National Park.

National Park.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Timber boomerang roughly carved with subtle fish design, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Message stick

Message stick

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Message sticks
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Club

Club

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Clubs
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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Three women, an Asian woman, a Caucasian woman and an African woman

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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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No Music in the Australian Bush, 1905

No Music in the Australian Bush, 1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Livingstone Hopkins
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1905
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Tax cart

Tax cart

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1985
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Sample bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

Sample bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

D J Mulvaney collection
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Sample bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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Cardboard fan

Cardboard fan

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Fans
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1953
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Child's drawing by unknown artist

Child's drawing by unknown artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Sheet of four 'Australian Bicentennial Exhibition' stickers

Sheet of four 'Australian Bicentennial Exhibition' stickers

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Stickers
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1988
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Uluru and lizard

Uluru and lizard

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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The Australian Slavonic Review, Dec.1946 Vol.1 No.5

The Australian Slavonic Review, Dec.1946 Vol.1 No.5

Marin Alagich collection no. 3
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Slavs' League
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1946
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Angilyiya Tjapiti Mitchelll and Sokaway Paula Lyons, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Sculptures
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Angilyiya T. Mitchell
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2015
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Paul Keating as Napoleon Bonaparte

Paul Keating as Napoleon Bonaparte

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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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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Woodenbong Central School, Woodenbong, New South Wales, Australia
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Containers
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Toulon - Orient line office to the largest modern shops...

Toulon - Orient line office to the largest modern shops...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Firedrill

Firedrill

University of Sydney collection
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Firesticks
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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A Balanced, Unbiased Report

A Balanced, Unbiased Report

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1998
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Perkeo brand black portable typewriter with German characters in a brown carry case, 1930s

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Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Typewriters
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Poland
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Spearthrower from Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory

Spearthrower from Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Adze

Adze

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wine bottle damaged in Marysville bushfire, Black Saturday, 7 February 2009

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Lynne Stone (Marysville) collection
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Wine bottles
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Marysville, Victoria, Australia
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2009
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Report on the Victorian Schools Moratorium Committee with some conclusions and suggestions

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Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Reports
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Nick Butler
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An article on Dr Bob Brown

An article on Dr Bob Brown

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Documents
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Senator Bob Brown
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1982
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Letter of congratulations from Philip Flood to Edna Thompson on receiving her British Empire Medal, 1977

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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1977
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Lighter and box

Lighter and box

Thompson Family collection
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Cigarette lighters
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Convict love token from Henry Stanley, 1837

Convict love token from Henry Stanley, 1837

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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