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Drawing depicting figures performing ceremonial duties in the Coranderrk region of Victoria by William Barak, 1895.

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William Barak 1895 collection
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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William Barak
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1895
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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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Ballet, painting by Aileen Motton 1951

Ballet, painting by Aileen Motton 1951

Aileen Motton collection
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Aileen Motton
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1951
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Reproduction - Christian Village Mapoon

Reproduction - Christian Village Mapoon

Hey Family collection
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Rock Wallaby - Charlie Egeley, artist

Rock Wallaby - Charlie Egeley, artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Charlie Egeley
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Cutline. Warakurna to Warburton by Judith Yinyika Chambers, Dorcas Tinnimay Bennett and Martha Ward

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Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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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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Untitled illustration for pages 6-7 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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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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'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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Wheelwright's hollow auger bit

Wheelwright's hollow auger bit

Arthur Sayer collection
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Evandale, Tasmania, Australia
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William A. Porter
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1880
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Colourised photographic postcard of Como Bridge over George's River.

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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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Letter addressed to Andrew Faithfull Gibson, Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 9 January 1874

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Tirranna Race Club collection
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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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Leaving Your Mark 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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Sterling silver Hunter pocket watch, hallmarked Birmingham 1884

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1884
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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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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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'Lake Disappointment' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

'Lake Disappointment' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yanjimi P. Rowlands
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2008
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Olympic Games Opening Ceremony by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Olympic Games Opening Ceremony by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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2011
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Envelope and letter addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 12 June 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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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Envelope and job application addressed to Robert Lionel Faithfull, 19 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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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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Spherical crockery shard which is blue with tan coloured swirls

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Doris Nash collection
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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1887
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Child's drawing by Peter, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Peter, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1954
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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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Native Encampment

Native Encampment

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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John S. Prout
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1844
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'Marapinti' by Josephine Nangala, 2008

'Marapinti' by Josephine Nangala, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kiwirrkurra Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Josephine Nangala
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2008
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Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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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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People in the landscape - painting by Libby Harward 2016

People in the landscape - painting by Libby Harward 2016

Libby Harward Collection
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Ms Libby Harward
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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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Beige glazed ceramic souvenir jug - The Cream of Highland Whiskies,

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Queen Victoria Jubilee collection
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Port Dundas Pottery Coy
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1886
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A small portrait photograph of Dan Turner.

A small portrait photograph of Dan Turner.

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mathewson & Co
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1883
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'JuntuJuntu: Minyipuru and Kurrkurr' by Nancy Chapman, 2007

'JuntuJuntu: Minyipuru and Kurrkurr' by Nancy Chapman, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Nancy Chapman
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2007
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'Kiritjinya', painted  by John Tjakamarra, 1975

'Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Tjakamarra
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1975
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Painting of bush landscape with orange sky, by Greg Kelly

Painting of bush landscape with orange sky, by Greg Kelly

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Greg Kelly
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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1954
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'Canning Stock Route' by Mervyn Street, 2008

'Canning Stock Route' by Mervyn Street, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Yiyili, Western Australia, Australia
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Mervyn Street
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2008
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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Plaster plaque of Truganini

Plaster plaque of Truganini

Edmund Dicks collection
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Plaques
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Tasmania, Australia
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Edmund J. Dicks
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1931
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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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'Ngunarrmanya', painted by Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra, 1974

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Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Freddy Tjugudi West Tjakamarra
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1974
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Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

Ceramic bust of John Pascoe Fawkner

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John P. Fawkner
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1934
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Cartoon of the parallels between the coal industry of 1892 and the hospitality industry of 1992

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Warren Brown collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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'Kunkun' by Nora Nangapa, Nora Wompi, Bugai Whylouter, Kumpaya Girgaba, 2008

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nora Nangapa
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2008
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Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, 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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1884
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Small square crockery shard with a white glaze and brown pattern

Small square crockery shard with a white glaze and brown pat...

Doris Nash collection
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Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
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1887
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Old Days of the Stockmen, 2012 by Mervyn Street

Old Days of the Stockmen, 2012 by Mervyn Street

Mervyn Street collection
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Mervyn Street
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2012
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Warakurna Roadhouse by Roshanna Yinga Williamson

Warakurna Roadhouse by Roshanna Yinga Williamson

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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