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'Minyma Kutjarra' by Pulpurru Davies, 2008

'Minyma Kutjarra' by Pulpurru Davies, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Patjarr, Western Australia, Australia
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Pulpurru Davies
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2008
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'Minyipuru Claypan' by Bugai Whyoulter, 2007

'Minyipuru Claypan' by Bugai Whyoulter, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Bugai Whyoulter
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2007
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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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'Nyilnigil' by Nyangkarni Penny K-Lyons, 2007

'Nyilnigil' by Nyangkarni Penny K-Lyons, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyangkarni P. K-Lyons
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2007
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'Tingarri men at Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 1975

'Tingarri men at Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 19...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Tjakamarra
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1975
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Victoria Agricultural Society 1858 'Oats' Jas Bryden

Victoria Agricultural Society 1858 'Oats' Jas Bryden

Victoria Agricultural Society collection
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Medals
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Victoria, Australia
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1858
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'Mapping my country' by Matilda House (Ngambri) 2015

'Mapping my country' by Matilda House (Ngambri) 2015

Matilda House collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Matilda House
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Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 -  depicts five sharks

Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 - depicts five sharks

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Madi
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1964
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Wooden boomerang bound with split cane and covered with adhesive and pigment in four places

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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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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Painting of kangaroo and dotted spiral

Painting of kangaroo and dotted spiral

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 28 May 1874

Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 28...

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1874
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 12 February 1874

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1874
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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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'Two Women Mythology at Putja Rock Hole', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1977
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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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Warden at opened trap door for the gallows Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Warden at opened trap door for the gallows Campbell Street P...

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, 9 July 1874

Letter, 9 July 1874

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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1874
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Paved area leading to cells Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Paved area leading to cells 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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'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri', painted by Johnny Warangula Tjupurrula, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1976
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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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Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

Stone hatchet hafted in bent wood

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Hatchets
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Dirranbandi, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, 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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1830
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Women's camp at Karrinyarra, by Sandra Nampitjinpa, Mt Liebig Outstation NT

Women's camp at Karrinyarra, by Sandra Nampitjinpa, Mt Liebi...

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Sandra Nampitjinpa
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1954
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Painting titled 'Nailfish - Barramundi', by Noel Nabegeyo

Painting titled 'Nailfish - Barramundi', by Noel Nabegeyo

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Noel Nabegeyo
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Waiting for Shop by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Waiting for Shop 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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Bottle green miser's purse

Bottle green miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1840
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Tintype portrait of a man 1880s

Tintype portrait of a man 1880s

Bothwell Museum collection
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Bothwell Museum
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Key to Glass Makers' Emblem

Key to Glass Makers' Emblem

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Instructional documents
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London, England
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1850
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Framed acrylic polymer painting on canvas 'Utopia Mt Doreen Yuendumu area ...'

Framed acrylic polymer painting on canvas 'Utopia Mt Doreen ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Lawalawa' by Ngarralja Tommy May, 2007

'Lawalawa' by Ngarralja Tommy May, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Ngarralja T. May
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2007
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Painting on canvas

Painting on canvas

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Receipt from Tirranna Race Club, 2 April 1874

Receipt from Tirranna Race Club, 2 April 1874

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Evening Penny Post Newspaper
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1874
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Portrait of Alice Gibson, by Myra Felton, 1860's

Portrait of Alice Gibson, by Myra Felton, 1860's

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Pastel drawings
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Myra Felton
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1860
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Photographic postcard of Coogee Beach, NSW

Photographic postcard of Coogee Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1887
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Making the Cut Line with Len Beadell by Jean Burke

Making the Cut Line with Len Beadell by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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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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Untitled

Untitled

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

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Painting of kangaroo with green background and splattered white paint, by Wendy Berick, 1992

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Wendy Berick
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1992
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1888"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1888
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Ararat Agricultural Society 1874 'Leicester Ewe'

Ararat Agricultural Society 1874 'Leicester Ewe'

David Allen medals collection
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