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The Serpent, Aitja

The Serpent, Aitja

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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Tatalara
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1948
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Plane lost for 27 years

Plane lost for 27 years

Frank Proust collection
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Newspaper clippings
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1931
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The beach, Lorne, Victoria

The beach, Lorne, Victoria

David Kaus collection no. 3
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Photographs
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Patty pan tray

Patty pan tray

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Baking trays
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Black and white caricature of Race Matthews, clutching the Victorian Arts portfolio, and badge Police Minister

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John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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1985
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Gov. Phillips Landing Place Jan. 21st 1788. Camp Cove Sydney.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Camp Cove, Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Receipt for cement from J B Young Ltd dated 14 September 1926

Receipt for cement from J B Young Ltd dated 14 September 192...

J B Young Ltd collection
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Receipts
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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1926
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Tarooweardy wooden mallet

Tarooweardy wooden mallet

Charles Hart collection
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Mallets
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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1928
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Propelling pencil

Propelling pencil

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Propelling pencils
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Great Ocean Road, near Apollo Bay, Victoria

Great Ocean Road, near Apollo Bay, Victoria

David Kaus collection no. 3
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Photographs
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Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Moonlight - Rose Bay, Sydney.

Moonlight - Rose Bay, Sydney.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1923
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Egg beater

Egg beater

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Egg-beaters
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United States of America
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Pandanus spiralis

Pandanus spiralis

Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Botanical specimens
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Demirya Amagula
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1992
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The Railway Station, Adelaide, SA

The Railway Station, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Volutidae Cottonia Nodiplicata

Volutidae Cottonia Nodiplicata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Australian Army brass collar badge

Australian Army brass collar badge

Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military badges
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Egypt
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Alison H. Oliver
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1915
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A man standing on a path viewed through tree ferns

A man standing on a path viewed through tree ferns

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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White canvas water bag with a zip top.

White canvas water bag with a zip top.

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Water bags
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1916 Anzac Day program

1916 Anzac Day program

John Murray collection
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Programs
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Egypt
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1916
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Australia Welcomes The American Fleet

Australia Welcomes The American Fleet

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wharf and Harbour, Manly 18/11

Wharf and Harbour, Manly 18/11

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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Poster titled 'Sad Boys are Sniffing', by Vanessa Brown Nampitjinpa, 1985

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Vanessa B. Nampitjinpa
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1985
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Cahors Building Macleay Street Potts Point NSW

Cahors Building Macleay Street Potts Point NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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'Brisbane Q.: Eagle St', 15 December 1909

'Brisbane Q.: Eagle St', 15 December 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1909
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Plastic bottle for 1.25 litres Diet Coca-Cola

Plastic bottle for 1.25 litres Diet Coca-Cola

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 collection
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Soft drink bottles
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Photograph of Ruby Monaghan in cricket attire

Photograph of Ruby Monaghan in cricket attire

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Nursing sister holding baby

Nursing sister holding baby

Ken Welton collection
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Photographic slides
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1956
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Commonwealth Navy

Commonwealth Navy

World War Board Game collection no. 1
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Board games
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National Games Company
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1913
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Dean Bridge and Holy Trinity Church, Edinburgh

Dean Bridge and Holy Trinity Church, Edinburgh

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Photographic postcards
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Doll - King George VI

Doll - King George VI

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Dolls
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King George VI
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Toyland

Toyland

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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Hand crocheted bonnet

Hand crocheted bonnet

Hey Family collection
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Baby accessories
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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F.T.J. & Sons

F.T.J. & Sons

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Badges
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Ghost net Kebi Koreg

Ghost net Kebi Koreg

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Sculptures
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Racy Oui-Pitt
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2014
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Winged Warfare by Major Bishop

Winged Warfare by Major Bishop

William Beausang collection
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Books
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Great Britain
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1918
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Poster -

Poster - "Hiroshima Never Again"

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, Springfield, near Goulburn, NSW

Envelope addressed to Miss Faithfull, Springfield, near Goul...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1932

Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1932

Bridge Family collection no. 2
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Soap
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Soaps Ltd
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1932
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Australia - A Bush Post Office

Australia - A Bush Post Office

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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1906
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River at Brewarrina

River at Brewarrina

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Unknown
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1975
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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To Greet You.  A timber cutters camp

To Greet You. A timber cutters camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, United Kingdom
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B. B., London
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Privatised Punishment

Privatised Punishment

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Andrew Dyson
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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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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucia Carlingun
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Boomerang

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Tommy Foster
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1938
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Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering

Metal stencil for a wool bale with cut-out lettering "AAA"

Cregan Family collection
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Stencils
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Cregan
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1920
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Courtroom sketch 'Jury The Chamberlain Trial.' 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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The Eighties Lending Spree

The Eighties Lending Spree

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1991
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Cream and tan square tablemat

Cream and tan square tablemat

Lois Grosse collection
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Tablemats
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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, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sheila Portaminni
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Franklin and Lower Gordon Tasmania's Last Wild Rivers...Let Them Flow Free

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Bob Brown collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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Vietnam

Vietnam

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Black and white photograph of Augustus Lucian Faithfull

Black and white photograph of Augustus Lucian Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Henry Y. Dorner
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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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David Loogatha
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Childe Harold

Childe Harold

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1837
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Ferris electric toy train set in a box

Ferris electric toy train set in a box

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy train sets
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