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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Christmas card from Mrs. and Miss Anderson

Christmas card from Mrs. and Miss Anderson

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Christmas cards
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S.S. Matunga

S.S. Matunga

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1912
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Newtown Bridge and Enmore Tram Terminus

Newtown Bridge and Enmore Tram Terminus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Note describing catching a fish

Note describing catching a fish

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Convict love token from William Hancock, 1832

Convict love token from William Hancock, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Pencil sketch depicting four deer

Pencil sketch depicting four deer

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Sailing boat with a crescent moon on a sail

Sailing boat with a crescent moon on a sail

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mrs R Peterson, Conductor, Women's Work Exhibition 1907

Mrs R Peterson, Conductor, Women's Work Exhibition 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jonathan Ross
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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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Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
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Lilywhite Ltd
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1919
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Buildings beside water, lit by moonlight

Buildings beside water, lit by moonlight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Farm Cove, from Botanical Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W. / A Merry Christmas

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pass to Parliament House for B Freedman

Pass to Parliament House for B Freedman

Bernard Freedman collection no. 2
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Beeton's Book of Garden Management.

Beeton's Book of Garden Management.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Gardening books
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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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Francella Tungutulum
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The Strange Snake

The Strange Snake

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cardo Kerinaiua
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Excursion to the National Park, Wilson's Promontory

Excursion to the National Park, Wilson's Promontory

Jean Galbraith collection
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Travel books
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Mary Card's new book of filet CROCHET DESIGNS

Mary Card's new book of filet CROCHET DESIGNS

Deirdre Appelbee collection
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Pattern books
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Mary Card
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1936
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Small square handheld metal griller

Small square handheld metal griller

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Cooking equipment
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Wet specimen - Horse - brain

Wet specimen - Horse - brain

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Machinery in a factory, including a component with two wheels that sits on a track

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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George Edwards as

George Edwards as "Inspector Scott"

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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'Canning Stock Route' by Mervyn Street, 2008

'Canning Stock Route' by Mervyn Street, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Yiyili, Western Australia, Australia
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Mervyn Street
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2008
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Sabaea Ovata

Sabaea Ovata

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Merrigong Street, Bowral, 1907

Merrigong Street, Bowral, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Beach and Dressing Sheds, Balmoral NSW

Beach and Dressing Sheds, Balmoral NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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"SECOND 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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gonzaga Puantjimi
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The Rock Pool, Maroubra, NSW

The Rock Pool, Maroubra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maroubra Beach, Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Nightdresses
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Employment reference for W H Treloar from McDonald's Motor Works and Garage, Hamilton

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Eric J Treloar collection
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Business letters
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N McDonald
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1911
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Agricultural Bureau of South Australia Exhibition of Women's Handicrafts First Prize, 1937 awarded to Miss Huppatz

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Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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South Australia, Australia
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Agricultural Bureau of South Australia
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1937
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Card in memoriam of Barbara Strachan Stool

Card in memoriam of Barbara Strachan Stool

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Mourning cards
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Rose Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Barbara S. Stool
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1887
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Wooden box containing phonograph attachments used by anthropologist AP Elkin in 1927

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Macleay Museum collection
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Audio equipment accessories
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United States of America
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Thomas A Edison Inc
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1906
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Courtroom sketch 'Mrs. Goss.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Mrs. Goss.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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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Piece of felt

Piece of felt

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Textile lengths
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Scenes - Australian Coast

Scenes - Australian Coast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Herbert Beecroft
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Convict love token from George West, 1840

Convict love token from George West, 1840

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1983
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Postcard featuring central railway station, Sydney

Postcard featuring central railway station, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Pink wool bodice

Pink wool bodice

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bodices
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David Jones and Company
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Prana's Sparklets

Prana's Sparklets

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1961

This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1961

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Diaries
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Europe
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1960
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Ornamental belt

Ornamental belt

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Belts
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Convict love token from David Freeman, 1818

Convict love token from David Freeman, 1818

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Corso, Manly NSW

The Corso, Manly NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, 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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Naomi Tipakalippa
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LCO Aumuller Powhattan Hankow. Will Upheaval result Shocking News Helen Woodruff Innes

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Telegrams
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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Envelope addressed to Mrs A. I. Maple Brown

Envelope addressed to Mrs A. I. Maple Brown

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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England
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1951
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Papuan Official collection
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Shields
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Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Children's wooden rocking horse

Children's wooden rocking horse

Tony Preston collection no. 1
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Rocking horses
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Royal Society of London Cook Medal

Royal Society of London Cook Medal

Royal Society Cook Medal collection
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Medals
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London, England
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Lewis Pingo
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1784
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Parrying shield by Sean Fagan, 2015

Parrying shield by Sean Fagan, 2015

Sean Fagan collection
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Shields
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Mr Sean Fagan
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Certificate awarded at the Bairnsdale and District Agricultural Society 82nd Annual Show, 1960  for second prize for a nasturtium luncheon set of table linen

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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James Yeates & Sons Print
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1960
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