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Pair of wooden splints for lower left leg

Pair of wooden splints for lower left leg

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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'Untitled (sting ray)' by Elly Macumboy

'Untitled (sting ray)' by Elly Macumboy

Lockhart River State School collection
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Linocuts
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Elly Macumboy
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2002
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Rugby league trading card of Cliff Lyons of the Manly Sea Eagles

Rugby league trading card of Cliff Lyons of the Manly Sea Ea...

Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Australia greets America

Australia greets America

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Four open-ended wire hair pins

Four open-ended wire hair pins

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hairpins
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Hermannsburg style painting, titled 'Range Scene', by Edwin Pareroultja

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Coulson collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Claude Panka
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of NSW
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1962
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Patterns
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Sketch portrait study of male, identified as Archie Cameron (Speaker of the House), dressed in wig and cloak, by Sir Ivor Hele

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Marcia Rankin collection
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Sketches
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Sir Ivor H. Hele CBE
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bags
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Australia for Bank of America

Australia for Bank of America

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Plug

Plug

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Electrical equipment
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Handwritten recipe for

Handwritten recipe for "Potatoe paste"

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Portrait photograph of Annie Hissink

Portrait photograph of Annie Hissink

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Jon Lewis
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MANLY WHARF, SYDNEY , N.S.W.

MANLY WHARF, SYDNEY , N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fred Daly standing with two unidentified men and an unidentified woman. Berlin Sept 1961

Fred Daly standing with two unidentified men and an unidenti...

Fred Daly collection
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'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Superior Public School, Bondi June 1907

Superior Public School, Bondi June 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Bottle green miser's purse

Bottle green miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Purses
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1840
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Fair Breeze

Fair Breeze

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Vauxhall car being driven under trees

Vauxhall car being driven under trees

Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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Namanjwarra (Estuarine Crocodile) by Curly Bardkadabbu

Namanjwarra (Estuarine Crocodile) by Curly Bardkadabbu

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Curly Bardkadubbu
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Rugby league trading card of Steve Renouf of the Brisbane Broncos

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Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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Metal pencil holder

Metal pencil holder

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Pencil holders
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Stop AIDEX 91, Stop the War Machine

Stop AIDEX 91, Stop the War Machine

Protest Against AIDEX '91 collection
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Stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Desiko Pty Ltd
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1991
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Two women and a small girl with a hat sitting on a wal with the sea in the distance.

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Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Gould League of Bird Lovers, New South Wales, membership certificate to Bill Sutton

Gould League of Bird Lovers, New South Wales, membership cer...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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F B. Rodriguez
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1940
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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Lighter and box

Lighter and box

Thompson Family collection
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Cigarette lighters
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Silver medallion fom Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia presented to S Emanuel in 1906

Silver medallion fom Royal Agricultural Society of Western A...

Emanuel Family collection
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Medallions
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Western Australia, Australia
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The Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia Inc
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1906
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Scout cloth badge 'Hungarian Jamboree in exile-Landau 1949'

Scout cloth badge 'Hungarian Jamboree in exile-Landau 1949'

Dr Stephen Jani collection
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Badges
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Andau, Austria
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Dr Istvan Jani
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1949
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Tape measure

Tape measure

Jack Heenan collection
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Tape measures
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GM Holden Ltd
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearheads
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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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Program for JC Williamson's production of 'The New Moon', Theatre Royal, 19 July, 1930

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Herbert Browne collection
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Programs
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Sculpture - stingray

Sculpture - stingray

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1965
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Colour photograph captioned 'Inn at Pielgrzymowice, Poland where Jan Zagora was born ... 1988'

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George Zagora collection
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Photographs
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Mosman Bay NSW

Mosman Bay NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Handmade greeting card

Handmade greeting card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Greeting cards
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Offical souvenir programme of the wedding of Her Royal Highness, Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips, 14 November 1973

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Programs
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Captain Mark Phillips
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1973
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Greeting card

Greeting card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Greeting cards
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View of Sydney Cove

View of Sydney Cove

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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'Truck On' t-shirt

'Truck On' t-shirt

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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T-shirts
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Monaghans Set Pace

Monaghans Set Pace

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1907
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Boomerang, Mungeranie, South Australia

Boomerang, Mungeranie, South Australia

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Adze

Adze

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Adzes
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Special Service Australian Squadron In Waters World Tour 1923-24

Special Service Australian Squadron In Waters World Tour 192...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1923
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Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Geological specimens
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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1971
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Montgomery's Hotel, Mortlake

Montgomery's Hotel, Mortlake

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Manhattan Hotel, 52 Macleay St, Potts Pt

Manhattan Hotel, 52 Macleay St, Potts Pt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Kenneth Mangiru
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Child's drawing - The Aborigines are making fire with sticks

Child's drawing - The Aborigines are making fire with sticks

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Jervis Bay School, Jervis Bay Village, Australian Capital Territory...
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Birpa Group - Year 2/3, Jervis Bay School
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AA Australian Archaeology No.14 June 1982

AA Australian Archaeology No.14 June 1982

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Journals
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Fraser Cave, Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Betty Meehan
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1982
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Hawker, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1948
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