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Yala, the sweet potato

Yala, the sweet potato

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1975
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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John Cumming, by Montagu Scott of Sydney

John Cumming, by Montagu Scott of Sydney

Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Montagu Scott
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1870
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Postcard issued by the Sydney Philatelic Club for the Jubilee of the NSW five pence stamp, 1855-1905

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney Philatelic Club
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1905
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19th Century folk art diorama which portrays Governor William Bligh's arrest during the Rum Rebellion in 1808

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Sotheby's collection no. 2
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Dioramas
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Australia
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Unknown
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1808
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Painting by Gordon Syron entitled 'Old Minimbah Barn', 1983

Painting by Gordon Syron entitled 'Old Minimbah Barn', 1983

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1983
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Hill view of the farmlands, by Shane Pickett

Hill view of the farmlands, by Shane Pickett

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1980
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'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1978

'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1978

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1978
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Tirranna Race Club account book, 1855 to 1867

Tirranna Race Club account book, 1855 to 1867

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Account books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1855
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Going Home by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Going Home 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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Framed dot painting on canvas board

Framed dot painting on canvas board

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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'Lipuru, Kukupanyu and Wajaparni' by Kuji Rosie Goodjie, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Kuji R. Goodjie
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2007
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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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Ms Libby Harward
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2016
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Wooden footstool with tapestry top that commemorates the establishment of Lucini & Co in Melbourne, Victoria, 1853

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Joseph Andreallo collection no. 1
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1858
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 18 August 1874

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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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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'Nuda, the rock wallaby site'

'Nuda, the rock wallaby site'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tim L. Tjapaltjarri
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Keeping Culture Strong - collaborative painting by Warakurna Artists, 2008

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Warakurna Artists collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2008
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Lizzie, Veronica, Kelly & Blue

Lizzie, Veronica, Kelly & Blue

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Mabuiag (Jervis) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lizzie Kris
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1992
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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 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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'Ngapawarla Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

'Ngapawarla Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyuju S. Brown
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2007
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Warakurna to Warnan Health Walk by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna to Warnan Health Walk by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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Bill to amend the Chinese immigration restriction Act1888 despatch, Queensland 1891

Bill to amend the Chinese immigration restriction Act1888 de...

Chinese in Australia Rare Books collection
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Government records
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1891
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Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected by Charles Morrison around Port Phillip Bay, 1852 -1882

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Charles Morrison collection
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Botanical specimens
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Morrison
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1852
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Paperknife

Paperknife

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Paperknives
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London, England
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1876
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Painting on cardboard featuring leaf-shapes and honey ants

Painting on cardboard featuring leaf-shapes and honey ants

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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Seven Sisters songline by Josphine Mick, 1994

Seven Sisters songline by Josphine Mick, 1994

Diana James collection
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Josephine Mick
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1994
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Painting featuring a Walka design from Ernabella

Painting featuring a Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell Museum
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Photographic portrait of man sitting on horse, Victoria, 1870's

Photographic portrait of man sitting on horse, Victoria, 187...

Horse Photographic Portrait collection
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Albumen prints
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Victoria, Australia
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1870
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 14 May 1874

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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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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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Printing equipment
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London, England
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'Why the kangaroo hops' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 62

Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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1974
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Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Entrance to Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Letter - Sworn statement by John Flynn, 16 May 1844

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1844
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Paxton's Flower Garden

Paxton's Flower Garden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1882
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Cuprous metal belt buckle

Cuprous metal belt buckle

Dunbar Shipwreck collection
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Belt buckles
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Outer South Head, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1857
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Mythological Mallierra (post initiation) ceremonies at Winparrku

Mythological Mallierra (post initiation) ceremonies at Winpa...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Sand ochre (many marks are seen on country, listening to country) - painting by Libby Harward 2016

Sand ochre (many marks are seen on country, listening to cou...

Libby Harward Collection
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Ms Libby Harward
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2016
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Untitled

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Sunday Well' by Dadda Samson, 2008

'Sunday Well' by Dadda Samson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2008
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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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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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St. Thomas' Church, North Sydney

St. Thomas' Church, North Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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