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Appendix 3 - National Historical Collection: Material acquired and approved by Council, 1 July 2008 - 30 June 2009

Material acquired and approved 23 July 2008

ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER AFFAIRS COLLECTION

A collection of objects produced by Aboriginal communities and collected by the Council for Aboriginal Affairs, the Department of Aboriginal Affairs, the Aboriginal Development Commission and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission. Donation

AMERICAE SIVE NOVI ORBIS NOVA DESCRIPTIO MAP COLLECTION

A hand-coloured engraved map of the Americas printed in 1612 for the last edition of Ortelius's atlas, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Purchase

WILLIAM BARAK 1895 COLLECTION

A drawing by William Barak, renowned as the ngurungaeta or headman of the Wurundjeri clan of the Woiworung people. Purchase

DAISY BATES — HERBERT BROWNE COLLECTION

Eight boomerangs, two spear-throwers, a shield and an adze with stone flake purchased by Herbert Browne from Daisy Bates at Ooldea in South Australia in the 1920s and 1930s. Purchase

DENNY BOWENDA COLLECTION

A yuk puyngk (law stick) used by the Wik people of western Cape York Peninsula to proclaim traditional laws, including ownership of land and material goods. Made by Denny Bowenda in the 1990s. Purchase

BRITISH–AUSTRALIAN FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY COLLECTION

A convict love token engraved with a female figure or 'personification of hope' with an anchor at her feet, farewelling a ship sailing in the distance. Purchased at auction with the assistance of the British–Australia Friendship Society

BUMPER ACTION AMUSEMENTS COLLECTION

A dial time-recorder used by the Myer Emporium to record the arrival and departure of employees. Purchase

LINDY CHAMBERLAIN-CREIGHTON COLLECTION NO. 4

Six items of clothing worn by actress Miranda Otto when playing the part of Lindy Chamberlain in the 2004 television mini-series Through my Eyes: The Lindy Chamberlain Story. Donation

CONVICT LOVE TOKEN COLLECTION NO. 2

Four convict love tokens made from shaved down 1797 pennies. Purchase

CAPTAIN COOK PORTRAIT BUST COLLECTION

A neo-classical marble bust entitled Jacques Cook, commissioned by the Marquis de Laborde in 1788 for his garden at Méréville. Purchase

BRANSBY BEAUCHAMP COOPER COLLECTION

A gold medallion presented to Bransby Beauchamp Cooper (1844–1914) after he achieved the then highest score of 84 for Victoria in an 1873 cricket match against an English XI, led by WG Grace. Purchase

WILLIAM AND JEANETTE DERHAM FAMILY BENDIGO POTTERY COLLECTION

A collection of ceramics produced by Bendigo Pottery between 1858 and 1971. The collection also includes stamps and printing blocks used as part of the manufacturing and advertising processes, as well as documents, photographs and ephemera illustrating the working life of the pottery. Purchase

FIRST FLEET TABLE COLLECTION

A late Georgian, neo-classical sofa table made from planks of native Australian 'beefwood' sent by Surgeon General John White, naval surgeon for the First Fleet, to his patron Sir Andrew Snape Hamond between 1788 and 1795. Purchase

SIR LITTLETON GROOM COLLECTION

A collection of objects relating to the political career and achievements of Sir Littleton Ernest Groom. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

WAL HICK COLLECTION

An Independent Order of Oddfellows collar, a long-service jewel and Presbyterian Alliance Friendly Society collars, worn by Ernest Wilkinson, his son-in-law Herbert Hick and his grandson Wal Hick. Donation

CHRISTOPHER HODGES AND HELEN EAGER COLLECTION

Three sculptures made during the 1990s by artists at the Ngkawenyerre camp in the Utopia homelands of the Northern Territory. Donation

BRAD MANERA COLLECTION

A T-shirt celebrating the 1985 handback of Uluru to its traditional owners. Donation

MARIS PACIFICI MAP COLLECTION

A hand-coloured engraved map of the Pacific, printed in Antwerp in 1595 for Abraham Ortelius's atlas Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Purchase

ALBERT NAMATJIRA – CHARLES MOUNTFORD PLAQUE COLLECTION

A wooden plaque made by Aboriginal artist Albert Namatjira during the making of the documentary film Namatjira the Painter, produced by Charles Mountford for the Film Division of the Australian Department of Information in 1946. Purchase

PARLIAMENT HOUSE COLLECTION NO. 1

Two chairs from the Cabinet Room of Parliament House. Donation

PLATYPUS COLLECTION

A collection of items relating to platypus research and conservation since the 1970s. Donation

WILLIAM PRICE COLLECTION

A steam-powered stationary engine with vertical boiler owned and used by William Price to power a sawmill on his family farm from 1900–30. Donation

DAVID AND MARGARET RIDE COLLECTION

A Nomad tractor sprinkler. Donation

KEVIN ROSOLEN COLLECTION

A paper tape reader and associated components developed for use with the Snowy Mountains computer commonly referred to as SNOCOM. Donation

STAFFORDSHIRE FIGURINE COLLECTION

A ceramic figurine of Captain Cook and two of William Smith O'Brien, one depicting him in chains, the other depicting him dressed as a convict, produced in the late 1840s by the Alpha factory in England. Purchase

CLIFFORD POSSUM TJAPALTJARRI CARVING COLLECTION

A carved wooden snake and tree sculpture made by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri at Glen Helen Lodge in 1973. Purchase

ALBERT WOODLANDS SHIELD COLLECTION

An Aboriginal shield decorated with pokerwork motifs depicting New South Wales flora and fauna, with the words 'LA PEROUSE' carved at the bottom. Purchase

CHARLES WOOLLEY – WILLIAM LANNEY COLLECTION

Two photographic portraits of the Tasmanian Aboriginal man William Lanney with four uncaptioned ethnographic photographic portraits of non-Australians attached to the reverse. Purchase

Material acquired and approved 12 March 2009

SHIRLEY ANDREWS COLLECTION

Two dance masks belonging to Shirley Andrews and a video recording of a folk dance workshop conducted by Andrews in 1986. Donation

AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION – PLAY SCHOOL COLLECTION NO. 2

A painted illustration entitled Above Ground, Below Ground, a sketch, a Play School episode script, a blue foam teacup and saucer, an orange foam teapot, a purple painted car made of cardboard boxes and a calendar in the form of a flower in a garden pot from the children's television show, Play School. Donation

1886 BARAK – BERRY ILLUMINATED ADDRESS COLLECTION

A handwritten illuminated address on paper signed andor marked by William Barak and 15 other residents from Coranderrk. Purchase

BAUDIN MEDAL COLLECTION

A bronze Baudin medal struck in 1800 from the second reverse die engraved by Pierre Antoine Montagny. Purchase

ALEX BURGOYNE COLLECTION

A 1930s Batyphone radio receiver. Donation

NICHOLAS CAIRE COLLECTION

Eight sepia-toned photographs of Lake Tyers by Nicholas Caire. Purchase

CENTRAL AUSTRALIAN CEREMONIAL HEADDRESS COLLECTION

A painted Central Australian Aboriginal headdress made of feathers, natural fibres and ochre collected during the 1950s. Purchase

BARRY CHRISTOPHERS COLLECTION

A glass hypodermic syringe, stethoscope, prescription pad, photograph and five newspaper clippings belonging to Barry Christophers. Donation

HANBURY CLEMENTS TUREEN COLLECTION

A Chinese export porcelain tureen on matching stand, decorated in polychrome enamels with gilt highlights and the demi-griffin crest of Hanbury Clements RN, made between 1817 and 1830. Purchase

CONVICT ERA SHIRT COLLECTION

An 1830s convict shirt and punishment shoe, a government-issued candle holder with broad arrow mark, a whale oil burning lamp with original convex magnifying lens, a waisted iron axe with an impressed crown over a broad arrow, and a pair of handcuffs marked 'Froggatt Warrented Wrought Iron', found at the Commandant's Cottage in Granton, Tasmania. Purchase

ERIN CRAIG COLLECTION

A red-and-white spotted toy pig belonging to Erin Craig, daughter of Australian war bride Iris Adams and James Craig, a Master Sergeant in the United States Army during the Second World War. Donation

ALBERT CROKER COLLECTION

A hand-carved water buffalo made in 1964 by Albert Croker (about 1908–71), a senior Tiwi elder and artist and a respected carver of traditional tutini poles from Milikapiti, Melville Island. Purchase

ROBERT CROLL BOOMERANG COMPETITION COLLECTION

Twelve competition boomerangs, nine pieces of boomerang competition clothing and a trophy, belonging to Rob Croll, who has regularly competed in boomerang throwing competitions since 1974. Purchase

FLOUR EXPORT INDUSTRY COLLECTION NO. 1

Five export flour bag printer's proofs dating from the 1950s. Purchase

GALLAWAY-GORE COLLECTION

A sword and scabbard, a family bible and prayer book, framed portraits and family papers belonging to the Gallaway-Gore family. Donation

SIR ROBERT GARRAN COLLECTION

A Blüthner upright piano, a piano stool and eight music books belonging to Sir Robert Garran. Donation

SUE WILLS GOSS COLLECTION

Horatio Wills's travelling trunk, a hatbox used by Wills's granddaughter Ida Clair, and a royal scrapbook featuring pictures cut from newspapers and magazines of the British royal family. Donation

DARRELL THICK COLLECTION

A 1940s Western Australian manufactured bicycle used on family holidays on Rottnest Island during the 1970s and 1980s. Donation

AKRAM KHAN COLLECTION

A tin tag used by wheat breeder William Farrer to identify wheat breeding trial plots at the Wagga experimental farm. Donation

KOORI HERITAGE TRUST COLLECTION

Two contemporary sculptural artworks by Treahna Hamm modelled in the shape of a 19th-century breastplate, a collage by Vicki Couzens entitled Woorrkgnan — Moorraka (birthplace — burial place), and a pastel drawing by Lee Darroch entitled Dungula Garradha (Murray River corroboree). Purchase

DAWN LAING COLLECTION NO. 2

A white guipure lace wedding dress with detachable chapel train and a tulle half-veil worn by Dawn Laing on 25 January 1964 and by her daughter, Amanda, at her wedding 42 years later. Donation

COLONEL WILLIAM LIGHT COLLECTION

A cedar-and-brass-bound campaign writing box engraved with the inscription 'Presented to/Col William Light/as a token of Esteem/from the Officers of/HMS Rapid'. Purchase

BONITA MABO COLLECTION

Four artworks created by the late Eddie Koiki Mabo entitled Dragon Heads, Still Life with Jar and Bowl, Tree in Landscape and Dark Palm Trees. Purchase

JESSIE MACKINTOSH COLLECTION

A board game entitled 'Corroboree', created and designed by Jessie Macqueen Mackintosh in 1945. Purchase

JOHN MOODY COLLECTION

Three Tiwi ceremonial spears collected in 1948 by Dr John Moody while working as the Northern Territory Medical Service's flying dentist. Purchase

RON MUNCASTER COLLECTION NO. 2

A costume, 'Old Mother Time', designed by Ron Muncaster and worn by his partner, Jacques Straetmans, in the 1995 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Donation

ANGUS MUNNS COLLECTION

An Aboriginal shield from south-west Queensland collected by pastoralist Angus Munns in the 1890s. Purchase

NGAANYATJARRA PITJANTJATJARA YANKUNYTJATJARA WOMEN'S COUNCIL COLLECTION

Four baskets made in the late 1990s by Nyinku Kulitja of Docker River, Nuniwa Imundura Donegan (deceased) of Blackstone, Lola West of Warburton and Manurpa Butler of Tjukurla. Purchase

NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER COLLECTION

A sampler depicting an image of Botany Bay, New South Wales, in the early years of settlement, made by Margret Begbie, a 10-year-old girl from Scotland. Purchase

RODERIC O'CONNOR COLLECTION

Four sterling silver salt spoons engraved with the monogram and family crest of Roderic O'Connor (1784–1860). Purchase

RALPH PARKES COLLECTION

A rug made from 70 rabbit skins trapped and dried by Ralph Parkes in 1934 while working as a jackaroo on a property at Ilford, New South Wales. Donation

QUEENSLAND BICORNUAL BASKET COLLECTION

A 1900s jawun bicornual basket from north-east Queensland made by the Nyawaygi or Wargamaygan people. Purchase

RITCHIE FAMILY COLLECTION

Peter Pan's 1934 Melbourne Cup trophy. Purchase

JOSEPH RUSSELL LAND GRANT COLLECTION

A land grant, signed by Governor Sir Thomas Brisbane, to Joseph Russell for 300 acres in Methuen, Van Diemen's Land, dated 30 June 1823. Purchase

SCOPE VICTORIA COLLECTION

Twenty-five items of regalia presented to regional, state and national titleholders in the Miss Australia Quest, as well as a small selection of calipers and hand splints representative of the mobility aids developed for children with cerebral palsy by Scope Victoria. Donation

VINCENT SERICO – CAMPFIRE CO-OPERATIVE COLLECTION

Seven artworks by Aboriginal artist Vincent Serico (1949–2008) comprising five works on paper from his 2003 Jiman Jiman series — Camp on Mornington Island, Duck Hunting on the Dawson River, Bentinck Island 1950s next to Mornington Island, Native Police and The Northern Men — and two works on canvas entitled Killing Kullin-la-ringo and The Myall Creek Massacre. Purchase

L RICHARD SMITH COLLECTION

Seventeen breastplates associated with Aboriginal people from Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia. Purchase

SERGEANT ARTHUR STEELE COLLECTION

A ceremonial sword given to Sergeant Arthur Steele and a copy of the 1881 report by the government board which distributed the reward offered for the capture of the Kelly Gang. Also included is a copy of the catalogue for the Old Melbourne Gaol 2001 exhibition on Ned Kelly. Purchase

BOB STEVENS COLLECTION

A homemade tractor built by Victor Stevens in 1948. Donation

SOTHEA THEA COLLECTION

A denim jacket and a pair of trousers worn by Cambodian refugee Sothea Thea. Donation

SIR ROGER TICHBORNE STAFFORDSHIRE FIGURINE COLLECTION

An 1873 polychrome enamelled ceramic figurine of Arthur Orton, widely known as the 'Tichborne Claimant'. Purchase

TJANPI 'WILD HARVEST FAMILY' COLLECTION

Four woven sculptures made by Jennifer Mitchell, Noeline Baker, Panjiti Mackenzie and Nyukana Baker. The collection also includes objects, assembled by the weavers, that are associated with collecting bush foods: wooden containers, tools, and a crocheted handbag containing personal objects. Together the collection represents a tableau on the theme of 'bush food'. Purchase

BILLY STOCKMAN TJAPALTJARRI COLLECTION

A carving of a snake by Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri. Purchase

CHAI VANG AND POR YE COLLECTION

A dibble (or digging stick), four cardboard signs, two knives, the head of a small hoe, and a crossbow and arrows used by Chai Vang and Por Ye, Hmong market gardeners in Tasmania. Donation

JOHN 'JOHNNY' WARREN COLLECTION

Material relating to Johnny Warren, one of Australia's most famous soccer players, who tirelessly championed a sport long-regarded as a minor football code in this country. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

WHITELEY FAMILY COLLECTION NO. 1

A child-sized Depression-era couch made of three kerosene packing cases covered in heavy cream fabric printed with orange and yellow flowers. Donation

WORLD TRADE CENTER AUSTRALIAN FLAG

An Australian flag flown at Australian ceremonial occasions at the World Trade Center in New York prior to the September 2001 terrorist attacks. Transfer

WORLD WAR BOARD GAMES COLLECTION NO. 1

Two board games produced during the First World War — 'Trencho' and 'Commonwealth Navy'. Purchase

Material acquired and approved 7 May 2009

BEHIND THE LINES 2008 COLLECTION

Thirty-five political cartoons collected from the Behind the Lines 2008 exhibition. Purchase

ANNA BOSKOVITZ COLLECTION

A pamphlet, written in Hungarian, entitled Ausztralia Magyar Szemmel (Australia through Hungarian eyes), which contains general information about Australian culture and customs. Donation

PETER BROKENSHA AND BOBBY BARDJARAI NGANJIMIRRA COLLECTION

Twenty-five bark paintings by prominent Western Arnhem Land artist and respected Nadjalama elder Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra (1915–92). Purchase

COLYN COHEN COLLECTION NO. 1

A silver braille pocket watch from the 1930s, made by the Tavannes Watch Company of Switzerland. Donation

PADDY DJAGWEEN COLLECTION

A bark painting, Aborigines Captured for Station Work. Women for Sex, attributed to Kimberley Aboriginal elder Paddy Djagween (about 1890–1991). Purchase

ROBERT FAITHFULL COLLECTION NO. 2

Material relating to the Faithfull family of Springfield station, near Goulburn: five portraits of William Pitt Faithfull's sister Alice Gibson, his wife Mary, his sister-in-law Ann Deane, and his sons William Percy and Reginald; and accounts, expenses, medical degrees, First World War documents, letters, paddock books and Tirranna Picnic Races programs. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

FRANK HARDY COLLECTION

A Kapp & Peterson Standard System 313 tobacco pipe, which belonged to author and activist Frank Hardy (1917–94). Donation

BRONWYN HUGHES COLLECTION

A christening gown and matching petticoat made by Mary Easterbrook (née Maher) for the christening of her first child in 1897. Donation

PATRICK MCCUE COLLECTION NO. 2

Patrick 'Paddy' McCue's 1908 Australian rugby union jersey. Purchase

GWEN AND WAYNE MASTERS COLLECTION NO. 2

Eighteen objects relating to the Mowanjum mission in north-west Australia, comprising three spears with glass-tipped Kimberley point blades, two boomerangs, two decorated boab nuts, a wooden spindle with attached hair-string, a coolamon, a turtle shell, a spear point, a painting by Jack Wherra, a painting by Basel Rangea, two biblical texts in the Worora language and three issues of the mission magazine, Encounter. Donation

PAPUNYA ART 2008 COLLECTION

A painting, Goanna Corroboree at Mirkantji, by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa; two paintings by Uta Uta Tjangala, one untitled, the other titled Snake Dreaming for Children; an untitled painting by Anatjari Tjakamarra; and 11 untitled watercolours and drawings on paper produced by Pintupi artists in 1971. Purchase

WILLIAMS AND TOOMBS LAND GRANTS COLLECTION

Two land grants, one signed by Major-General Lachlan Macquarie to emancipist James Williams for 50 acres of land in the District of Argyle, Van Diemen's Land, dated 1 January 1817, and the other signed by Sir Thomas Brisbane to emancipist Thomas Toombs, dated 30 June 1823, for 30 acres of land in the District of Launceston, Van Diemen's Land. Purchase