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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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Native miami [i.e. mia-mia]

Native miami [i.e. mia-mia]

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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Goulburn Hospital founded in 1849

Goulburn Hospital founded in 1849

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1849
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Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Wooden stick used for washing clothes

Lorna Huxtable collection
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Copper sticks
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Louise E. Barrenger
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1882
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Untitled by Miriam Napanangka, 2007

Untitled by Miriam Napanangka, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kujuwarri, Western Australia, Australia
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Miriam Napanangka
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2007
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Financial document from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 17 April 1874

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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Financial records
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1874
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Light brown silk faille bonnet with self fabric fringe and ruffles around face

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bonnets
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1870
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'Nuda, the rock wallaby site'

'Nuda, the rock wallaby site'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Tim L. Tjapaltjarri
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Cast iron prison key

Cast iron prison key

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Watercolour painting of a dragonfly, by Diana Boyer

Watercolour painting of a dragonfly, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Painting on canvas by Lucky Hilda & Ruth Napaljarri

Painting on canvas by Lucky Hilda & Ruth Napaljarri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerang, attributed as being made by Fred Mulga aka 'Pelaco Jack'

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Fred Mulga
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1874
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Lil-lil club

Lil-lil club

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Clubs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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'Kumpupirntily' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

'Kumpupirntily' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Yanjimi P. Rowlands
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2008
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Prison warden, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Untitled painting on card depicting a man at a campfire

Untitled painting on card depicting a man at a campfire

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown Artist
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1974
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Envelope addressed to Miss Constance Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn, 1874

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1874
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Giants of the Game

Giants of the Game

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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London, England
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Hon H R. Lyttelton
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1856
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The Misses Deane

The Misses Deane

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Nameplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ann Deane
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1838
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 13 May 1874

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1874
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'Wantili to Wuranu' by Lily Long and Sarah Brooks, 2007

'Wantili to Wuranu' by Lily Long and Sarah Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Long
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2007
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Financial document from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1874

Financial document from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 1874

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Financial records
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1874
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Painting with central band and infill of concentric circles and opposing arcs

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Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1806
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Ancestors are present in patterns on country - painting by Libby Harward 2016

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Libby Harward Collection
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Paintings
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Ms Libby Harward
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2016
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Wheelwright's bell auger bit

Wheelwright's bell auger bit

Arthur Sayer collection
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Spoke trimmer bits
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Evandale, Tasmania, Australia
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William A. Porter
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1880
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COLESANCO, January 1938, The Magazine of the Employees of G.J. Coles & Coy. Limited

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Magazines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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G J Coles & Company Limited
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1938
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Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Tommy S. Tjakamarra
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1976
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Untitled illustration for pages 32-33 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Tintype portrait of a young man

Tintype portrait of a young man

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tintypes
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Hot-air steriliser

Hot-air steriliser

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Baird and Tatlock
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1897
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The Wati who was looking for Lasseter by Jean Burke

The Wati who was looking for Lasseter by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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Quayside fish stall Whitby circa 1880

Quayside fish stall Whitby circa 1880

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Frank M. Sutcliffe
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1880
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'Punmu' by Mary Meribida, 2008

'Punmu' by Mary Meribida, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Mary Meribida
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2008
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Painting titled 'Tasmanian Dreaming', by Jacqui Langdon

Painting titled 'Tasmanian Dreaming', by Jacqui Langdon

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Jacqui Langdon
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'Lumpu Lumpu' by Manmarr Daisy Andrews, 2007

'Lumpu Lumpu' by Manmarr Daisy Andrews, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Manmarr D. Andrews
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2007
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Watercolour painting of an insect, by Diana Boyer

Watercolour painting of an insect, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Mangarri' by Elizabeth Nyumi, 2007

'Mangarri' by Elizabeth Nyumi, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Elizabeth Nyumi
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2007
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Governance Training by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2011

Governance Training by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2011

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Paintings
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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Midnight Oil Concert in Warakurna by Ken Shepherd

Midnight Oil Concert in Warakurna by Ken Shepherd

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Ken Shepherd
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2011
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'Travels of Mala the Hare Wallaby', painted by Timmy Tjugudai Tjungurrayi, 1981

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Timmy T. Tjungurrayi
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1981
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Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Painted Wandjina board by Lily Karadada

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Karadada
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Photograph of Thomas Henry Bullivant, by Soden & Co., Melbourne, October 1874

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Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Cartes-de-visite
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Soden & Co.
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1874
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'Bobbara = to sing (in Wirradjuri)' by Diana Boyer

'Bobbara = to sing (in Wirradjuri)' by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Ned Kelly

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1855
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Three mythological events at Tjiterulpa site

Three mythological events at Tjiterulpa site

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1977
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Wooden walking stick carved by Aborigines and presented to Reverend Hungerford in 1852

Wooden walking stick carved by Aborigines and presented to R...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Walking-sticks
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Northern New England, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1852
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'Possum Men of Yirtjurunya', painted by Anatjarri Tjakamarra

'Possum Men of Yirtjurunya', painted by Anatjarri Tjakamarra

Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Untitled illustration for 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975