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Appendix 3: National Historical Collection: Material acquired and approved by Council, 1 July 2011 - 30 June 2012

Material acquired and approved 27 September 2011

MELBOURNE PANORAMA COLLECTION

A watercolour panoramic scroll of Melbourne produced by an unknown artist, about 1869. Purchase

RAY GREEN JIMMY GOVERNOR COLLECTION

A collection of material, including a boomerang and club, associated with Indigenous outlaws Jimmy and Joe Governor. Purchase

ROBERT DALE COLLECTION

An aquatint panorama from 1834 depicting King George Sound, Western Australia. Purchase

WARAKURNA HISTORY PAINTINGS COLLECTION

Thirty-three paintings by Warakurna Artists presenting a series of Aboriginal perspectives on events in Australian history. Donation through the Cultural Gifts Program

Material acquired and approved 23 February 2012

AGRICULTURAL MIGRATION COLLECTION

1920s memorabilia and ephemera promoting Australia as a destination for British emigrants while fostering trade and agricultural resources for export. Purchase

ALBERT CLARKE COLLECTION

A cycling helmet and outfit worn by Albert 'Alby' Clarke, a Gunditjmarra man from Warrnambool and elite cyclist, who rode from Perth to Warrnambool raising awareness about Aboriginal health issues. Purchase

ARRIVAL OF THE AUSTRALIAN FLEET IN 1913 COLLECTION

A colour pamphlet given to children invited to commemorate the arrival of the new Royal Australian Navy in Sydney on 4 October 1913. Purchase

CHRIS AND DIANE CLARK COLLECTION

Objects and paper-based material, including arrows, cooking pots and letters, collected by Dr Diane Clark, relating to her time in Papua New Guinea as a nutritionist from 1972 to 1978. Donation

COLIN BEIERS COLLECTION

A collection of material, including autograph and photograph albums, relating to Australian rugby league and test cricket in the 1920s and 1930s. Donation

DEXTER DUNPHY COLLECTION

An election poster relating to renowned bushwalker Milo Dunphy's campaign as an Environment Group candidate for the New South Wales Legislative Council in 1988, and a copy of a death mask of bushranger Jimmy Governor, who was hanged in 1901. Donation

EDMUND BARTON COLLECTION

A terracotta portrait bust of Sir Edmund Barton by Nelson Illingworth, one of a number made by the sculptor from 1898. Purchase

ELLESTAN DUSTING COLLECTION

A collection of material relating to Ellestan Dusting's work as a personal private secretary, particularly to Sir Paul Hasluck, and to Miss Dusting's Methodist family. Included is an Order of the British Empire and certificate awarded in 1969 for her service to the Commonwealth. Donation

EMANUEL SHORTHORN STEER COLLECTION

A shorthorn steer taxidermy specimen donated by the Emanuel family of Pinjarra, Western Australia, who have bred and grazed cattle in the west Kimberley for more than 100 years. Donation

EMPIRE DAY POSTER COLLECTION

A 1920s colour lithograph poster titled Our Flag, produced by the Empire Day Movement to educate Australians about the origins and symbols of the Union Jack. Purchase

ENOS NAMATJIRA COLLECTION

A Hermannsburg watercolour painting, John Flynn's Grave, by Enos Namatjira, about 1960. Purchase

GEOFF DENNIS COLLECTION

A collection of 65 traditional artefacts reflecting the art and culture of the eastern Solomon Islands of Santa Ana and Santa Catalina, and its promotion, in the 1970s. Purchase

GEORGE BARRINGTON COLLECTION NO. 2

A creamware mug decorated with a depiction of George Barrington, the infamous eighteenth-century 'Prince of Pickpockets' transported to Australia. Purchase

GEORGE MOSBY COLLECTION

A model of the pearl lugger Alana, by George Mosby of Thursday Island, Torres Strait. Purchase

GRACE MCFARLANE COLLECTION

An outfit, including a beaded gown, pair of long gloves, fan and beaded handbag, worn by Grace McFarlane to the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1937. Donation

GUDJUDA AND GIRUDALA ELDERS COLLECTION

A decorated ceremonial club presented to the Museum in 2002 by elder Renarta Prior, during a ceremony marking the return of the remains of a young Aboriginal woman to representatives of the Birrigubba Juru clans of Queensland. Donation

HOLEY DOLLAR COLLECTION

A 1813 New South Wales holey dollar struck on a 1796 Spanish 8 reales Charles IIII coin. Purchase

JACKEY LEWIS COLLECTION

A brass breastplate with a metal chain engraved 'JACKEY LEWIS / King of the Bathurst Tribe', about 1829. Purchase

JAMES BLOODWORTH COLLECTION

A land deed awarded to former convict James Bloodworth, granted in 1794 by Lieutenant Governor Francis Grose. Purchase

JAMES WILLCOCKS COLLECTION

A certified probate of the will of Captain James Willcocks, who died in 1797 as a result of a mutiny on board his East India transport Lady Shore while en route to Australia. Purchase

JILKMINGGAN SCHOOL COLLECTION

A painted sign and four school workbooks from the 1990s, representing the Jilkminggan Aboriginal community's efforts to maintain Mangarrayi culture and language in their children's education. Donation

JOHN BATMAN LETTER COLLECTION

A letter from John Batman to Colonial Secretary John Montagu in 1835, concerning accusations about his treatment of Aboriginal people in Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania). Purchase

JOHN RAMSAY COLLECTION

A flag or piece of bunting marking Australian Federation celebrations in 1901. Donation

KEN DONE COLLECTION

Two works, Olympic Bouquet and Sydney 2000 II, by Ken Done, completed in 2000 while Done was art director of the 2000 Olympic Games opening and closing ceremonies. Donation through the Cultural Gifts Program

LINDY CHAMBERLAIN-CREIGHTON COLLECTION NO. 6

A black vinyl camera bag submitted as forensic evidence in the trial of Lindy and Michael Chamberlain for the murder and accessory to murder, respectively, of their daughter, Azaria. The bag was later found to be questionable evidence by the 1987 royal commission. Donation

LONERGAN FAMILY COLLECTION

A miniature church made of metal wire and concrete, sculptured by Italian prisoners of war between 1943 and 1945 in appreciation for the pastoral care received from the Sisters of the Dominican Convent in Tamworth, New South Wales. Donation

LOREEN SAMSON COLLECTION

Five paintings by Loreen Samson produced in 2007 and 2008 in response to the industrial development occurring in Ngarluma country and her desire to protect Ngarluma cultural heritage. Purchase

LYN EDKINS COLLECTION

Ten sketches from the early 1960s by Indigenous artists, including Reuben Pareroultja and Lindberg Inkamala, associated with the Hermannsburg community of Central Australia. Purchase

MARIA BUTCHER COLLECTION

A Singer sewing machine table owned and used by Maria Butcher, elder and senior artist, during the 1950s, for sewing school uniforms for children from the Lockhart River mission. Purchase

MINNIE WILSON COLLECTION

Three 1948 clothing ration cards, and two unused and two used 1948 meat ration cards, from Queensland. Donation

NATHAN COBB COLLECTION

Seventeen photographs, two postcards, and a journal edition associated with the life and work of renowned plant pathologist Nathan Cobb. Donation

PAUL FARREN COLLECTION

An example of a 'high end' ladies bicycle made by AJ Sutherland's bicycle company of Toorak, Victoria, about 1913. Purchase

PAUL HILLS COLLECTION NO.2

Five Woman's Christian Temperance Union enrolment and birthday cards from 1919 to 1923, and 40 greeting cards with Australian themes from the 1940s. Donation

POLITICAL CARTOONING 2010 COLLECTION

Political cartoons collected for the 2010 Behind the Lines exhibition. Purchase and donation

PROFESSOR IAN JACK COLLECTION

Artefacts and documentation of an archaeological expedition to a market gardening and gold mining site, Palmer River goldfield, north Queensland. Donation

PROFESSOR PETER SPEARRITT COLLECTION NO. 3

A vinyl souvenir LP record associated with the cancelled 1952 royal tour of Australia, and a souvenir periscope from Queen Elizabeth II's royal tour in 1954. Donation

REX AND CAROLINE STEVENSON COLLECTION

Seven historic prints, engravings or lithographs, early representations of the Australian wild dog (Canis lupus dingo), together with an engraved, early nineteenth-century portrait of Sydney (Eora) Aboriginal leader Bennelong. Donation through the Cultural Gifts Program

ROBERT JOHNSON COLLECTION

A Mobilco motorised posthole digger used by fencing contractor Robert Johnson in the Western Division of New South Wales in the 1950s and 1960s. Donation

RONALD L GALE MASONIC COLLECTION NO. 5

Twelve items associated with Freemasonry, including a set of red Grand Steward's regalia, collected and used by Freemason Ronald Leslie Gale. Donation

SARAH WATTS COLLECTION

A coil woven basket with lid, of Aboriginal origin, traded to Sarah Watts for food in the Huntly region, Victoria, about 1880. Purchase

SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE, LAND AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY COLLECTION

A road sign and a wooden levelling rod used at the Wagga Wagga office of the Soil Conservation Service dating from the 1950s and 1960s. Donation

TAYENEBE COLLECTION

Twenty-nine fibre and kelp containers by 18 Tasmanian Aboriginal women, three woven fibre specimens and an artist's journal relating to the Tayenebe weaving project from 2006 to 2009. Purchase

TED PRITCHARD COLLECTION NO. 2

Objects and documents, including a steam calorimeter and a Hartnett award, relating to Ted Pritchard's education and career as an engineer and his devotion to steam power. Donation

THANCOUPIE COLLECTION NO. 2

A bark painting, Chara, by Thancoupie, 1966, representing the Thanakuith legend. Purchase

THOMAS SCOTT COLLECTION

A colonial government map printed in 1830 showing the administrative districts of Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania). Purchase

TIM MILLER COLLECTION

A painting, Dawn Across the Bathurst Plain, Reflections c.1815, by Tim Miller, 2009. Purchase

VERONICA O'LEARY COLLECTION

A collection of 182 courtroom drawings by Veronica O'Leary, made for broadcasting by the Australian Broadcasting Commission during the criminal trial of Lindy and Michael Chamberlain in Darwin, 1982. Purchase

VICTORIAN BLACK SATURDAY BUSHFIRES 2009 COLLECTION

Sixteen objects recovered from the 2009 Victorian Black Saturday bushfire disaster, including fire-damaged road signs and sets of heat-fused coins and spoons. Donation

VISITORS' BOOK BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924–1925 COLLECTION

A visitors' book from the Australian Pavilion at the British Empire Exhibition 1924–25, London. Purchase

WILLIAM JOHN WILLS COLLECTION

An 18-carat gold open-face pocket watch owned and used by William John Wills on the Victorian Exploring Expedition (Burke and Wills expedition), 1860–61. Purchase

WOORABINDA COLLECION

A variety of objects including puzzles, artwork, awards and printed materials received from members of the Woorabinda community during the collection of oral histories in 2008. Donation

Material acquired and approved 10 May 2012

BELCHER FAMILY COLLECTION

Objects including weapons, ornaments, a fishing net and doilies given to Reverend Doug Belcher and his family, missionaries on Mornington Island between 1946 and 1979. Donation

BOTANIC MACARONI COLLECTION

An etched caricature of Joseph Banks titled The Botanic Macaroni, published by M Darly in 1772. Purchase

BRYAN HARTAS COLLECTION

A set of bows and arrows made by Bryan Hartas in 2011, replicating a set made by him when a child in St Joseph's Home, Neerkol, Queensland. Donation

BUSY BEE CAFÉ COLLECTION

A collection of fixtures and fittings from the Busy Bee Café, Gunnedah, New South Wales, operated by the Zantiotis family from the 1920s until its closure in 2004. Purchase

CAMPBELL MACKNIGHT COLLECTION

Five dried trepang and a length of karoro cloth, illustrative of Macassan activities and connections with Indigenous people of the north coast of Australia, collected in 1969 by Australian scholar Campbell Macknight. Donation

CARMEL DURANT COLLECTION

A framed pastel drawing by Carmel Durant and two first prize certificates awarded to the artist in 1938, providing a link to family and a time before her placement as a child into 'care'. Donation

CHARLIE LLOYD COLLECTION

A hand-painted Australian flag predating Federation, commissioned by Australians, including Charlie Lloyd, who travelled to the Klondike goldfields, Canada, in 1898. Purchase

DAVID ALLEN MEDALS COLLECTION

One-hundred-and-eleven prize medals awarded at rural and urban agricultural shows across Australia from the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries. Purchase

DIANNE SHINEBERG COLLECTION

A collection of material generated from a Year 8 class oral history project in 1985 while Dianne Shineberg was a teacher at Woorabinda State School, Queensland. Donation

FATIMA KILLEEN COLLECTION

A mixed-media artwork, Wish You Were Here, created by Fatima Killeen in 2008, reflecting on themes surrounding identity and migration. Purchase

JAMES DE PURY COLLECTION

A brass breastplate with connections to the Burke and Wills expedition, three boomerangs and photographs associated with the Yandruwandha people and Innamincka area, collected by James de Pury in the 1920s and 1930s. Purchase

JOHN KONRADS COLLECTION

A collection of clothing, ephemera and medals associated with swimmer John Konrads, primarily from his participation in the 1956 and 1960 Olympic Games. Purchase

JUDITH HALL COLLECTION NO. 2

Six ladies' hats, a sundress and a 1937 Price Bros calendar once owned by Jean Bennett, complementing the existing collection of Bennett's ladies' daywear. Donation

KRISTINA TUCKER COLLECTION

Three items of 'protest clothing' created and worn by Kristina Tucker at the first anniversary protest of the National Apology to Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants in Canberra, 2010. Donation

LUDWIG LEICHHARDT COLLECTION

A gold and leaded glass medal awarded by London's Royal Geographical Society to Ludwig Leichhardt in 1847. Purchase

MELBOURNE CUP AND QUEEN'S PLATE 1867 COLLECTION

Melbourne Cup and Queen's Plate trophies won by racehorse Tim Whiffler in 1867. Purchase

NARANOLGI COLLECTION

A bark painting, Aborigines – First Time Drinking Alcohol, by Naranolgi of Croker Island, about 1968. Purchase

PERCY TROMPF BLUE MOUNTAINS POSTER COLLECTION

An advertising poster for Blue Mountain resorts by noted commercial artist Percy Trompf. Purchase

PHIL YUBBAGURRI BROWN COLLECTION

A didgeridoo designed and handcrafted by Phillip Yubbagurri Brown in 2010 for the NAIDOC Week exhibit Everyday Heroes. Purchase

PHILIP GIDLEY KING COLLECTION

A silver snuffbox presented to Governor King by Lieutenant Grant in 1801, one of the earliest pieces of silverwork made in the New South Wales colony. Purchase

QUEENIE MCKENZIE (NAKARRA) COLLECTION NO. 2

A painting, Mistake Creek Massacre, by Queenie McKenzie Nakarra in 1997, representing a 1915 incident in which eight Aboriginal people were killed. Purchase

ROADS AND TRAFFIC AUTHORITY OF NSW COLLECTION

A travelling maintenance crane and associated equipment used on the Sydney Harbour Bridge from 1930 to 1997. Donation

SUSAN TONKIN COLLECTION NO. 2

Original pieces of fittings from Old Parliament House, including two wooden floorboards. Donation

THEO GODSELL COLLECTION

A 1934 manifest, completed by Charles Kingsford Smith, for entry of the Lady Southern Cross aircraft and crew to a port (Hawai'i) of the United States of America. Donation

VERNON AH KEE COLLECTION

A digital print, Austracism, by Vernon Ah Kee in 2003, a text-based artwork exploring commonly expressed sentiments surrounding racism in Australia. Purchase

VICTORIAN GOLDFIELDS COLLECTION

A collection of material related to gold mining, primarily in the Ballarat region in the late 1800s, including mining equipment, Chinese scales and mining-related documents. Purchase

WANDA CARTER COLLECTION

Objects and ephemera collected by Wanda Carter and her mother while Wanda worked as a flight attendant with Trans-Australian Airlines (TAA) between 1964 and 1969. Donation

YVONNE RADZEVICIUS COLLECTION

A piece of concrete collected from the demolished swimming pool at the former Christian Brothers Clontarf Boys Town, built using the labour of the boys in 1957. Donation

ZILM FAMILY FURNITURE COLLECTION

Four armchairs and a stool, hand carved and used by members of the Zilm family, Prussian settlers to the Barossa Valley. The furniture was made between 1895 and 1896. Purchase