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Waterworth slide projector with case

Waterworth slide projector with case

Carol Middleton collection
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Projectors
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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E N Waterworth, Hobart
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1945
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Conidae Conus Glans

Conidae Conus Glans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Conidae Conus Magus shells

Two Conidae Conus Magus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Queensland, Australia
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Douglas Seaton collection
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Knives
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Pastel drawing by Kathryn Norris, 1996

Pastel drawing by Kathryn Norris, 1996

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Drawings
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Kathryn Norris
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Cairns

Cairns

Peter Elder collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Herzlich Weihnachtsgrube

Herzlich Weihnachtsgrube

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1922
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Two Conidae Conus Sanguinolentus shells

Two Conidae Conus Sanguinolentus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Conidae Conus Catus (scarce)

Conidae Conus Catus (scarce)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Conidae Conus Balteatus

Conidae Conus Balteatus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Thurpmur, by Alick Tipoti.

Thurpmur, by Alick Tipoti.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Alick Tipoti
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1995
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Oval woven fibre basket

Oval woven fibre basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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1930
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Stone hatchet head, bifacially flaked and edge ground, hafted to a bamboo handle

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Darrell Lewis collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1971
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Possum costume

Possum costume

Cairns and Far North Queensland Environment Centre collection
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Costumes
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Jan Harris
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1980
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Loving Rainforest Animals

Loving Rainforest Animals

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Brian Swindley
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Hides' Hotel, Cairns. L.M. Hides, Proprietress. Est 1884

Hides' Hotel, Cairns. L.M. Hides, Proprietress. Est 1884

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pair of ornamental pearl shell earrings

Pair of ornamental pearl shell earrings

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Earrings
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Christina Klaus
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1992
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Diary of a boat trip from Melbourne to Japan via Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Cairns, Thursday Island, Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai in 1935

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Lorelle Moore collection
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Diaries
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Victoria, Australia
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Lorelle Moore
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1935
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Painting of an emu and snake with the sun

Painting of an emu and snake with the sun

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Colin Wightman
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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Wharfie's hook used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he worked on the wharves in Cairns, 1950s

Wharfie's hook used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness whe...

Joe McGinness collection
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Hooks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Joe McGinness
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1950
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Anti-World Heritage Listing Christmas card and envelope

Anti-World Heritage Listing Christmas card and envelope

Concerned Ladies Action Group collection no. 1
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Christmas cards
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Shane Waugh
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1987
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Pair of ornamental pearl shell earrings

Pair of ornamental pearl shell earrings

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Earrings
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Christina Klaus
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1992
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Shield - made by Claude, George and Malcolm Wilson - Mitchell River, QLD

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Shields
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Claude Wilson
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1927
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Stony Creek Falls and Bridge, Cairns Railway QLD No. 77

Stony Creek Falls and Bridge, Cairns Railway QLD No. 77

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Anti-World Heritage Listing Christmas card and envelope

Anti-World Heritage Listing Christmas card and envelope

Concerned Ladies Action Group collection no. 1
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Christmas cards
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Shane Waugh
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1987
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Bifacially flaked and edged ground stone hatchet

Bifacially flaked and edged ground stone hatchet

Douglas Seaton collection
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Hatchets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Hatchet handle

Hatchet handle

Douglas Seaton collection
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Tool handles
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Print titled 'Hammerhead Hunter', by Ken Thaiday Senior

Print titled 'Hammerhead Hunter', by Ken Thaiday Senior

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Kenneth J. Thaiday Sr
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Tropical Rainforests Conservation and Production - Northern Rainforest Management Agency (NORMA)

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Janeene Wallwork collection
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Booklets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Northern Rainforest Management Agency
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1987
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Firestick

Firestick

Douglas Seaton collection
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Firesticks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Ursula McConnel collection
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Boomerangs
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Yarrabah, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Albert Underwood
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1927
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Print titled 'Inheriting Culture', by Robert Mast, 1995

Print titled 'Inheriting Culture', by Robert Mast, 1995

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Robert Mast
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1995
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Autographed white cotton t-shirt printed with 'Webb Dock Peaceful Assembly', 1998

Autographed white cotton t-shirt printed with 'Webb Dock Pea...

Maritime Union of Australia collection
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T-shirts
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Webb Dock, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Maritime Union of Australia
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1998
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Child's drawing This is the sugar cane field in Cairns QLD by Renne Junmullumburr Damsey

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Renee Junmullumburr Damsey
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Leaflet relating to Mr Gayler

Leaflet relating to Mr Gayler

Janeene Wallwork collection
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Leaflets
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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Australia offends pacific nations

Australia offends pacific nations

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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Wooden tapstick with rounded tapered ends

Wooden tapstick with rounded tapered ends

University of Sydney collection
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Clapsticks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Message stick

Message stick

Douglas Seaton collection
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Message sticks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Woven split cane bicornual [bicornuate] basket made in the Cairns district

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Squat glazed pot with lid

Squat glazed pot with lid

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pots
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Yarrabah, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Yarrabah Pottery
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Spearthrowers
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Two Conidae Conus Parvulus shells

Two Conidae Conus Parvulus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Photograph of the Burns Philp building, Abbott St Cairns

Photograph of the Burns Philp building, Abbott St Cairns

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Club

Club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Two Conidae Conus Flavidus shells

Two Conidae Conus Flavidus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Print titled Bone Tail Sting Ray by Zane Saunders, 1990

Print titled Bone Tail Sting Ray by Zane Saunders, 1990

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Prints
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Zane Saunders
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1990
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Reed basket

Reed basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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Two Conidae Conus Rattus shells

Two Conidae Conus Rattus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Ceramic glazed stoneware teapot from Yarrabah Pottery

Ceramic glazed stoneware teapot from Yarrabah Pottery

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Teapots
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Yarrabah, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1981
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Woven reed basket

Woven reed basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Baskets
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Two Conidae Conus Lividus shells

Two Conidae Conus Lividus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Shield - made by Claude, George and Malcolm Wilson - Mitchell River, QLD

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Shields
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Mitchell River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Claude Wilson
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1927
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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Containers
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Hammerhead shark (Beizam) headdress, by Ken Thaiday Senior

Hammerhead shark (Beizam) headdress, by Ken Thaiday Senior

Ken Thaiday collection no. 3
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Headdresses
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Kenneth J. Thaiday Sr
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Shield with red square - QLD - painted by Paul Bong

Shield with red square - QLD - painted by Paul Bong

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Paul Bong
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Painting of an echidna

Painting of an echidna

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Colin Wightman
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Batik Wall Hanging

Batik Wall Hanging

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Textiles
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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