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Be it ever so ugly...

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baking tin for tarts

Baking tin for tarts

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Tart tins
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Portland Cement works office, NSW

Portland Cement works office, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Portland, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Spearthrowers
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1986
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Boomerang with painted images of a figure with a spear and a kangaroo, attributed to Lin Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lin Onus
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1972
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Woman and child outside a timber and iron house

Woman and child outside a timber and iron house

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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Circular Quay, East Side, Sydney. Seasons Greetings, 10 May 1908

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Peter Elder collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1908
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Invitation to view the ceremonies connected with the Establishment of the Seat of Government in Canberra, 1927

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Helen Stockbridge collection
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Invitations
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1927
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White china saucer

White china saucer

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucers
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Czechoslovakia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearthrowers
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Not provided
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1985
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Sample book of paint roller patterns, pattern no. 171

Sample book of paint roller patterns, pattern no. 171

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 3
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Carmelo Mirabelli Mr
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Long necked turtle woven sculpture

Long necked turtle woven sculpture

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Sculptures
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Ms Treahna Hamm
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2000
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Crocheted bag

Crocheted bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sewing bags
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, First Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1889
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Shield carved on anterior with central tree motif, animals and crest, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Design with dots, wavy lines and crosshatching

Design with dots, wavy lines and crosshatching

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Portrait photograph of Sally Fitzpatrick

Portrait photograph of Sally Fitzpatrick

Jon Lewis collection
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Solarplate print, Ngayuku Walka Urupurunypo, by Angkuna Kulyuru

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1997
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Nameplate for K.H.Aumullier

Nameplate for K.H.Aumullier

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Mukden, Liaoning, China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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'Doolagas' clothing tag

'Doolagas' clothing tag

Doolagahs Indigenous Design collection
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Clothing labels
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A roughly cut cross section of huon pine in two pieces

A roughly cut cross section of huon pine in two pieces

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Samples
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Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
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Senator Bob Brown
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1983
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Anne Your Grandfather at Kalgan China May 1914

Anne Your Grandfather at Kalgan China May 1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Mosman's Bay, Sydney

Mosman's Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a black and white photograph of a group of penguins

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Botanical Gardens, Sydney.

Botanical Gardens, Sydney.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Art Series
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Fir cone ornament

Fir cone ornament

Alison Steele collection
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Christmas decorations
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Untitled child's drawing by Paulita Tipungwuti, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paulita Tipungwuti
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Game of dominoes stored in a candy tin

Game of dominoes stored in a candy tin

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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Dominoes
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Spear with glass tip

Spear with glass tip

Bruce Wright collection
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Spears
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Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1878

Receipt issued to Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1878

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1878
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No bludgers

No bludgers

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Peter Fairlie
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1985
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Rabbit trap

Rabbit trap

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Rabbit traps
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CSIRO - Division of Wildlife and Ecology
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Curved embroidery needle

Curved embroidery needle

ACT Embroiderer's Guild collection
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Needles
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Crochet Sample

Crochet Sample

Sister Anna Duble collection
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Textile samplers
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Pair of cufflinks

Pair of cufflinks

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Cufflinks
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Arrow

Arrow

Papuan Official collection
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Arrows
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Cartoon titled 'The Scam'.

Cartoon titled 'The Scam'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Bruce Petty
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2001
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LCO Aumuller Powhattan Hankow. Sailing today, love George, Innes

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Telegrams
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The Dugong, Inunguluna

The Dugong, Inunguluna

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kulpidja
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1948
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Bondi Beach. N.S.W. From Baths.

Bondi Beach. N.S.W. From Baths.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Painted boomerang featuring shaking hands and ship in centre

Painted boomerang featuring shaking hands and ship in centre

Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Letter

Letter

Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Edna M. Thompson
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Silver glass ball on wire

Silver glass ball on wire

Alison Steele collection
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Christmas decorations
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Blue abstract monoprint, signed and dated

Blue abstract monoprint, signed and dated "Margo Butcher 200...

Lockhart River State School collection
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Prints
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Margo Butcher
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2002
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Cartoon titled 'Anthrax Scare'.

Cartoon titled 'Anthrax Scare'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Greg Smith
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2001
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Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Invoice from J Jukes General Merchant, Southgate

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Invoices
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Edmund Milne collection
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1918
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 14 January 1926

Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 14 January 1926

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Danel Bros.Co.Pty.Ltd
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1926
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The Blue Mts, NSW, Katoomba Falls

The Blue Mts, NSW, Katoomba Falls

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Katoomba Falls, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1906
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Four Trochidae Trochus Architectonicus shells

Four Trochidae Trochus Architectonicus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Engraver made with macropod incisor

Engraver made with macropod incisor

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Engraving tools
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1914
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Group of girls in a garden.

Group of girls in a garden.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Courtroom sketch 'Tom Pauling, Ian Barker, Des Sturgess presenting evidence...' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 15 September 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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Club

Club

FG Tonge collection
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Clubs
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Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Black and white photograph of Fred and Therese Daly with Jean Kenna, Taverna  Athens, August 1967

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Strombidae Lambis Lambis (juvenile)

Strombidae Lambis Lambis (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Painting on card, in the style of a bark painting, depicting three fish, by Marrkavakara

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marrkarakara
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1974
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