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Photograph of Carmelo Mirabelli and other cane cutters on fishing trip, Lucinda 1951

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Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 2
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Carmelo Mirabelli Mr
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Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Doily

Doily

Lois Grosse collection
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Doilies
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Small wooden spinning top

Small wooden spinning top

Lorna May Colwell collection no. 2
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Centre of gravity toys
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Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [second of a pair]

Art Deco ceramic kangaroo [second of a pair]

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1935
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Drosera auriculata

Drosera auriculata

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1876
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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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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NJ
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Gecophone microfarad condenser or capacitor

Gecophone microfarad condenser or capacitor

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Electronic equipment
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The landing jetty, Colombo - Lipton series

The landing jetty, Colombo - Lipton series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Brooch featuring a kangaroo mounted on two miniature replica brass bullets

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Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1915
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Rectangular black metal photographic developing tray

Rectangular black metal photographic developing tray

Turner Family collection
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Developing trays
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon, 1915

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon, 1915

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Devon, England
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Sir Ernest Cable
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1915
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La Perouse N.S.W.

La Perouse N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney from Darling Harbour

Sydney from Darling Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Volutidae Aulicina Nivosa Oblita (rare red variety)

Volutidae Aulicina Nivosa Oblita (rare red variety)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Photographic postcards
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Water Chute, Manly, N.S.W.

Water Chute, Manly, N.S.W.

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

Poster "BREAKING CHAINS...MAKING LINKS"

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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Event posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1986
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Standing kangaroo figure, possibly made from ivory, with a joey in its pouch

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Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Goanna [Perentie]

Goanna [Perentie]

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Pipe consisting of reddish, polished wooden bowl and a detachable plastic[?] stem

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Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Smoking pipes
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Rugby league trading card of Ken McGuiness of the Western Suburbs Magpies

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Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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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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Gerard Kerinauia
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Pitt St, North Sydney

Pitt St, North Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Four Turbinidae Subninella Undulata shells

Four Turbinidae Subninella Undulata shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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What am I bid

What am I bid

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1996
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Cardboard box

Cardboard box

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Boxes
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Thirty-one leaflets relating to the peace work of Mr Cyril Gare

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Elsie Gare collection no. 2
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Leaflets
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Westringia rosmariniformis

Westringia rosmariniformis

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Botanical specimens
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1875
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Fred Daly and an unidentified male holding a banana

Fred Daly and an unidentified male holding a banana

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Boomerang from central Queensland

Boomerang from central Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Daphne Kawangka
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Transparency with print design, Punuka Walka, by Tjunkaya Tapaya

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 3
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Transparencies
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1997
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Yawning's Catching

Yawning's Catching

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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An Orchestral Rehearsal

An Orchestral Rehearsal

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Springfield Shearers, 1880.

Springfield Shearers, 1880.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1880
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Western Australia, Australia
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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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2004
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Haast Bluff Range, Western MacDonnells, N.T.

Haast Bluff Range, Western MacDonnells, N.T.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Albert Namatjira
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Convict love token inscribed with the initials R.L and S.L., 1819

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Film negative - Different ways of wearing the hair, Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Postcard featuring a tram on a dirt road

Postcard featuring a tram on a dirt road

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Child's drawing - My big brother is going to Wutan. Last week we went camping out and I caught some fish by  Beth Ngakyunkiookka age 7yrs, Aurukun, QLD

Child's drawing - My big brother is going to Wutan. Last wee...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Beth Ngakyunkiookka
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Split Point from coast, Lorne

Split Point from coast, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Stalls on North Side, Thistle Chapel, St.Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

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Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Photographic postcards
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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The pioneer

The pioneer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Sydney Street... 1918 [after a storm?]

Sydney Street... 1918 [after a storm?]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Gertie Ngallametta
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Protest leaflet 'Don't let Tony

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Murray-Darling Basin Authority collection
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Pamphlets
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Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
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2011
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Embroidery wool

Embroidery wool

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Embroidery threads
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Margaret Downs Station journal December 1933 - December 1947

Margaret Downs Station journal December 1933 - December 1947

Emanuel Family collection
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Ledgers
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Souvenir plate - Princess Diana

Souvenir plate - Princess Diana

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Diana Princess of Wales
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1981
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Souvenir plate or dish - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Souvenir plate or dish - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Child's drawing ? The light coming from behind the hills.

Child's drawing ? The light coming from behind the hills.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Patricia Marrpurra
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Gough Whitlam pouring a handful of red soil into the hands of Vincent Lingiari, by Mervyn Bishop, 1975

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Boomalli Aboriginal Artist Co-operative collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Wattie Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mervyn Bishop
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1975
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John Warren receiving trophy from football official on pitch in Japan.

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Photographs
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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1971
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Handwritten recipe for pound cake

Handwritten recipe for pound cake

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Poster -

Poster - "Hiroshima Never Again"

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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