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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1919
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Envelope with writing 'Pitt family history'

Envelope with writing 'Pitt family history'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Certificate awarded at the Mackay and District Agricultural Pastoral and Industrial Association Annual Show, 1965 for first prize for a tapestry bag

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Hatfields Printers
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1965
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The Bear: Something for my pal the Poilu

The Bear: Something for my pal the Poilu

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Lionel Lindsay
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Sunken Gardens, Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW

Sunken Gardens, Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Clay tablet carved with human and animal tracks

Clay tablet carved with human and animal tracks

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Carvings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika
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1934
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Sepia photograph of horsedrawn vehicles in a procession

Sepia photograph of horsedrawn vehicles in a procession

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter from Maurice Horn, discussing illustrations for the book he is editing titled

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Letters
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New York, United States of America
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Maurice Horn
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1977
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Golden hopes

Golden hopes

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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"GOULBURN A. P. & H. SOCIETY'S ANNUAL SHOW, FIRST PRIZE, Awa...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificates
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Washing day in camp

Washing day in camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Sepia photographic postcard of the PANORAMA OF MT. GAMBIER, S.A

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Orient Line R.M.S. Orama 20,000 tons

Orient Line R.M.S. Orama 20,000 tons

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1931
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On pay day - Will they have enough left to come back by 2nd class tram?

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Egypt
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Handwritten recipe for pound cake

Handwritten recipe for pound cake

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Salt glazed brown ceramic demijohn [Aqua]

Salt glazed brown ceramic demijohn [Aqua]

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Demijohns
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Certificate awarded at the Merredin and District Agricultural Society Annual Show, 1959 for first prize for a calico apron

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Merredin, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1959
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Correct Map of Australia - Uncle Sam in Australia

Correct Map of Australia - Uncle Sam in Australia

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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Launching of New Manly Steamer 'Binngarra' at Woolwich Dockyard

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Exchange Studios
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1905
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Making permanent works Powlett Railway. July 1910. Hustwayte's Cutting. Kilcunda

Making permanent works Powlett Railway. July 1910. Hustwayte...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kilcunda, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Kangaira Mine, changing shifts

Kangaira Mine, changing shifts

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Small notebook titled 'Canberra House and Land'

Small notebook titled 'Canberra House and Land'

Thompson Family collection
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Notebooks
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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6,740 days

6,740 days

Geoff Pryor collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1992
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Tirranna race club members card

Tirranna race club members card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Membership cards
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Augustus L. Faithfull
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1928
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Instruction booklet titled 'Armstrong's How to Draw 'Em Short-Hand Way'

Instruction booklet titled 'Armstrong's How to Draw 'Em Shor...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 6
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Instruction booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Harrold B. Armstrong
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1944
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He's got the Country at his back

He's got the Country at his back

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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HMAS Melbourne

HMAS Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Useful Receipts

Useful Receipts

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Notebooks
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Cream-coloured partial dance program titled 'MASONIC HALL, 15th August 1867'

Cream-coloured partial dance program titled 'MASONIC HALL, 1...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1867
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Wooden bridge under construction

Wooden bridge under construction

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Five men and two camels.

Five men and two camels.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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1935
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Footballers, advertising

Footballers, advertising "Nicholson & Co Limited" pianos

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Interior of St Saviour's Cathedral, Goulburn, with a floral arch.

Interior of St Saviour's Cathedral, Goulburn, with a floral ...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Message sticks
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Madi
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1965
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Railway Station, Stanmore

Railway Station, Stanmore

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Crown Studios
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1914
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Menu from wedding reception

Menu from wedding reception

Margot Child collection
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Menus
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Mrs Margot Child
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1915
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Film negative - Mustering yards, Oenpelli, Northern Territory,  photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

Film negative - Mustering yards, Oenpelli, Northern Territor...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Bulli Pass

Bulli Pass

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bulli Pass, Bulli, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Chasm Is.

Chasm Is.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Niretjanga
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1969
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Unadorned emu egg

Unadorned emu egg

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Emu eggs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Glass plate negative - Expedition camp, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1923
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Lesley Maynard's 5th class nature study project book

Lesley Maynard's 5th class nature study project book

Lesley Maynard collection no. 2
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Textbooks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Lesley Maynard
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1955
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1908
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Engraved boab nut 'Spearing Stockman' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'Spearing Stockman' by Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Carved lizard

Carved lizard

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Wood carvings
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Painting depicts two pointed oval-shapes

Painting depicts two pointed oval-shapes

Anonymous (17/8/1968) collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Arthur Street, Montgomery

Arthur Street, Montgomery

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Perimodiolar 'Contour' version of the banded electrode array

Perimodiolar 'Contour' version of the banded electrode array

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Perkins Brailler

Perkins Brailler

Dulcie May Magnus collection
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Braillers
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Oxford Street, Sydney, NSW

Oxford Street, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Black velvet horse riding helmet

Black velvet horse riding helmet

Colledge Family collection
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Sports safety helmets
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England
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Panorama of Castlemaine, Vic

Panorama of Castlemaine, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Convict love token from Deney Briant, 1831

Convict love token from Deney Briant, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Portrait of Douglas Nichols carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Douglas Nichols carved into an emu egg

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Bill Reid
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1975
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Bega Standard Office, established 1868

Bega Standard Office, established 1868

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Pambula, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Jane Cusack
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1909
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Yapurnu

Yapurnu

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jarinyanu D. Downs
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