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Two Trochidae Chrysostoma Paradoxum shells

Two Trochidae Chrysostoma Paradoxum shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Two Strombidae Strombus Gibberulus shells

Two Strombidae Strombus Gibberulus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Boomerang with central motif of koala in tree and emu and kangaroo underneath, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Two Volutidae Zebramoria Leneatiana

Two Volutidae Zebramoria Leneatiana

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Tuckerbox used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he travelled on work as an officer bearer of FCAATSI, 1950s-1960s

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Joe McGinness collection
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Food storage containers
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Queensland, Australia
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Joe McGinness
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1960
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Model shield

Model shield

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Flavelles Queensland Gems

Flavelles Queensland Gems

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Queen Alexandra
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1908
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Make the most of this it may be the last piece of veneer you see

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Janeene Wallwork collection
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Information sheets
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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Boomerang from central Queensland

Boomerang from central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Jug covers
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1942
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Yellow and blue image of Australia, broken into three pieces

Yellow and blue image of Australia, broken into three pieces

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1985
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1948 Queensland Clothing Ration Card

1948 Queensland Clothing Ration Card

Daphne Harding collection
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Ration cards
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Queensland, Australia
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Zena M. Hansen
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1948
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Unpublished cartoon of Grazier Sir William Gunn with a bull ring in his nose

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1980
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T-shirt tiled 'World Heritage a Burden Too Great for this Nation'

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Janeene Wallwork collection
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T-shirts
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Queensland, Australia
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Loretta Young
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1987
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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Printing equipment
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London, England
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Siemens
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1850
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Boomerang carved with three horizontal bands of diamond design, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Cartoon titled 'Katter'.

Cartoon titled 'Katter'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting group of white men, an Aboriginal woman and Aboriginal child in front of tent

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Doily with a butterfly-like shape, mounted on dark blue silk to give it some bulk

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Doilies
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1941
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Australian Aboriginal Full war paint

Australian Aboriginal Full war paint

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Queensland Government
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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In Borrowed Plumes - Sir Harry Rawson in Swagman Attire

In Borrowed Plumes - Sir Harry Rawson in Swagman Attire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rainforest shield - QLD

Rainforest shield - QLD

Horne-Bowie collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Gospel According to John Howard

Gospel According to John Howard

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Timber boomerang roughly carved with subtle fish design, from Queensland

Timber boomerang roughly carved with subtle fish design, fro...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Cartoon of Premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as a rhinoceros

Cartoon of Premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke Peterson charact...

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Model wooden club with a large pineapple head

Model wooden club with a large pineapple head

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting group of men with gold mining cradle

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Spearthrower with incised heart designs and attached wooden peg, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Queensland, Australia
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Booklet titled 'Save Our Future'

Booklet titled 'Save Our Future'

Concerned Ladies Action Group collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Queensland, Australia
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Forest Industries Campaign Association
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1995
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Model wooden club with a bulbous pointed head

Model wooden club with a bulbous pointed head

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Timber club with tapered head studded with rows of nails, from  QLD

Timber club with tapered head studded with rows of nails, fr...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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Queensland, Australia
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Cartoon titled 'Rough End of the Pineapple'.

Cartoon titled 'Rough End of the Pineapple'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Ross Bateup
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2001
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Vote Yes for our Republic

Vote Yes for our Republic

Australian Republican Movement collection
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T-shirts
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Queensland, Australia
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Speakout Limited
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1999
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Cartoon of Premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as a rhinoceros

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Two Terebridae species shells from Lizard Island with container

Two Terebridae species shells from Lizard Island with contai...

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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QSL card for VK4BB, Queensland, Australia

QSL card for VK4BB, Queensland, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Strombidae Lambis Lambis (juvenile)

Strombidae Lambis Lambis (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Two Muricidae Haustellum Macgillivrayi shells

Two Muricidae Haustellum Macgillivrayi shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Unadorned, dark timber boomerang, from Queensland

Unadorned, dark timber boomerang, from Queensland

Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Photograph of a window with a portrait of Sir Robert Menzies

Photograph of a window with a portrait of Sir Robert Menzies

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Queensland, Australia
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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Volutidae Relegamoria Molleri

Volutidae Relegamoria Molleri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Terebridae species

Terebridae species

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Royal Commissions

Royal Commissions

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Incised boomerang with horizontal bands of interlocking zigzags and circles on arms, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae by phycologist Valerie May

Monocular microscope used for the scientific study of algae ...

Valerie Jones collection
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Microscopes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Valerie May
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1940
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Rainforest shield, QLD

Rainforest shield, QLD

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Cassididae Phalium Bandatum

Cassididae Phalium Bandatum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1978
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Volutidae Cymbiolacca Complexa

Volutidae Cymbiolacca Complexa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting two men outside hut with dog and gold prospecting equipment

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Volutidae Ericusa Sericata

Volutidae Ericusa Sericata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Banks

Banks

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Rod Emmerson
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1997
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Tablecloth and four serviettes

Tablecloth and four serviettes

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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1930
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Model boomerang

Model boomerang

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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QSL card for VK4-QSL

QSL card for VK4-QSL

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cartoon titled 'A Contemporary Education'.

Cartoon titled 'A Contemporary Education'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr David Messer
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2001
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Volutidae Ternivoluta Studeri

Volutidae Ternivoluta Studeri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting Aboriginal men standing in front of weatherboard building

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting eight men and a dog at campfire

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Richard Daintree collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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