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Convict love tokens

 	A screenshot image of the 'Convict love tokens' multimedia interactive.

The National Museum of Australia has 314 convict love tokens in its collection. These tokens were made by convicts around the time of their sentencing and were given to friends and loved ones as mementos.  Eighty tokens from the Museum's collection are on show in the Journeys gallery. The entire collection, the world's largest, can be explored online.

Explore the Convict love tokens web feature 

View the Convict tokens collection highlight

European voyages to the Australian continent

European voyages to the Australian continent

European voyages explores various journeys to the Australian continent through themes of trade, navigation, science and empire. Learn more about the voyages and how the objects carried by different voyagers were made, used or conserved.

Launch the Banks' Florilegium Flash interactive
(Flash 9 compatible – download Flash)

Launch the Voyaging with a needle Flash interactive
(Flash 9 compatible – download Flash)

View the European voyages to the Australian continent HTML website

Journeys

Little Red Riding Hood animation

Little Red Riding Hood

The Little Red Riding Hood wall-hanging on display in the Journeys gallery depicts a scene from the children's tale Little Red Riding Hood and illustrates a rich story of migration and appreciation in the aftermath of the Second World War. An animation of the Grimm Brothers' 1812 version of the Little Red Riding Hood story, based on the wall-hanging, also appears in the gallery.

Play the Little Red Riding Hood low resolution animation (video MPEG4 18.3mb)

Play the Little Red Riding Hood higher resolution animation (video MPEG4 56.2mb)

View more about the Little Red Riding Hood wall-hanging

Cricketing Journeys to and from Australia – previously on show in the gallery

Cricketing Journeys

Cricketing Journeys to and from Australia tells the remarkable stories of some of the men and women who have participated in the transnational cricket community over 150 years. 

Launch the Cricketing Journeys Flash interactive
(Flash 10 compatible - download Flash 10)

View the Cricketing Journeys HTML website

Journeys