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Vice grips

Vice grips

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Tools
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Carved female figure

Carved female figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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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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Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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Black and white photograph of the 1946-47 Victorian Women's Cricket Team

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Nance Pownall collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Melba Studios
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1946
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Circular Quay, Sydney, N.S.W.

Circular Quay, Sydney, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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NPY Women's Council by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

NPY Women's Council by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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Film negative - Trig erected on Krupp Hill, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Slumberland - Cowan Creek

Slumberland - Cowan Creek

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Kodak
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Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Top hat worn by Sir Henry Gullett

Wight-Gullett collection
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Top hats
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London, England
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Andre & Co Ltd, Hatters
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1905
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Photograph - Ben Blakeney in Sydney in 1983..

Photograph - Ben Blakeney in Sydney in 1983..

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 1
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Loose double page from book titled Exercises for Ladies to Improve and Perfect Beauty

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Children's drawing, Purrakapali by Raphaelia Tipiloura, Bathurst Island NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Raphaelia Tipiloura
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Child's drawing by unknown artist

Child's drawing by unknown artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Wait for Me

Wait for Me

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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NSW v England, 4th & 6th Dec 1948.

NSW v England, 4th & 6th Dec 1948.

Edna Ogden collection
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Pamphlets
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New South Wales, Australia
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V N Howard & Co Pty Ltd
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1948
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun State School, Aurukun, Cape York, QLD, Australia
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Arnold Yunkaporta
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'Gurindji Land Rights Now'

'Gurindji Land Rights Now'

Jim Bradman collection no. 1
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Stickers
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Winifred Curtis and the family's Vauxhall 10, at the Springs, Mount Wellington, Tasmania, 1941

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Dr Winifred Curtis collection
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Mount Wellington, Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Winifred M. Curtis
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1941
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Leaches Table Crochet

Leaches Table Crochet

Muriel Kelly collection
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Magazines
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a kangaroo

Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a kangaroo

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Manmoyih, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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Folding metal coat-hanger covered in a navy blue fabric used for travelling

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Lois Grosse collection
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Coat-hangers
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Calendar

Calendar

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Boomerang with red pigment

Boomerang with red pigment

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Envelope

Envelope

ET Fealy collection
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Postcard featuring photograph of South Head Point, Sydney

Postcard featuring photograph of South Head Point, Sydney

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cartoon of Paul Keating dressed as a school boy playing with Commonwealth matchbox cars

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Photograph of Walter Lindrum and Bob Menzies in front of a billiard table

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1954
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QSL card for VK7AB, Australia

QSL card for VK7AB, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Here is the news

Here is the news

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1997
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Black and white photograph of the 1937 Australian Women's Cricket Team

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Nance Pownall collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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Central Press Photos Ltd
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1937
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Shoe Blacks, Sydney

Shoe Blacks, Sydney

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fifteen girls and five boys at the birthday party for Florence Ethel Faithfull and Mary Bryden, on the verandah at Springfield.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1903
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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Frith's Town Topics - Art Supplement of Royal Visit, 1927

Frith's Town Topics - Art Supplement of Royal Visit, 1927

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Magazines
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Duke of York
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1927
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly and two unidentified Chinese man viewing a model of a factory, 1963

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Fred Daly collection
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1963
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Racing Colours - The Winner

Racing Colours - The Winner

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Retouched blade [stone implement]

Retouched blade [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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United Hospital Auxiliaries of N.S.W.

United Hospital Auxiliaries of N.S.W.

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Poster - 'Patu, a film about the New Zealanders who mobilised to stop the 1981 Springboks Tour'

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Kerry Browning collection
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Cinema posters
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New Zealand
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South African 'Springboks' National Rugby Union Team
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1981
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Railway Station, Springwood

Railway Station, Springwood

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Springwood, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Shell pendant, Wangkangurru  people

Shell pendant, Wangkangurru people

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shells
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Football Series - A follower

Football Series - A follower

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Sand deposited between kitchen and meat house during a single sandstorm, Miranda Station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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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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1919
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Level Playing Field

Level Playing Field

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1992
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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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Weston Koomeeta
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Metal stamp, jug

Metal stamp, jug

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Printing blocks
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Artwork for Peace Bus flyer

Artwork for Peace Bus flyer

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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School report for Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) from the Brinkworth Area School

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Lois Grosse collection
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Reports
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1947
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Baldwin Spencer and Paddy Cahill by Gabriel Maralngurra

Baldwin Spencer and Paddy Cahill by Gabriel Maralngurra

Gabriel Maralngurra collection
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Paintings
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Gabriel Maralngurra
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Royal Commissions

Royal Commissions

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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The Winning Post and a bottle of port. My word, what a combination!

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Great Britain
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glazed stoneware vase

Glazed stoneware vase

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Vases
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 8

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 8

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from H.V., 1842

Convict love token from H.V., 1842

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Black felt hat with leatherette trim worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Hats
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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1955
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Aboriginal breastplate for Geroone, Chief of Unanderra

Aboriginal breastplate for Geroone, Chief of Unanderra

Harry Ziegler collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Unanderra, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Ziegler
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1962
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