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Diamond-shaped wooden parrying shield decorated with blue pigment

Diamond-shaped wooden parrying shield decorated with blue pi...

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Shields
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Upper Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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1840
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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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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Dianne Sparrow
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view of chain of ponds, near Adelaide, SA

view of chain of ponds, near Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1930
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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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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Cindy
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Rundle and King Willian St, Adelaide

Rundle and King Willian St, Adelaide

Gaston Renard collection
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Australian Prisoners of War Appeal

Australian Prisoners of War Appeal

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1914
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White looseleaf cardboard page titled

White looseleaf cardboard page titled "Display hints"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Coo-ee

Coo-ee

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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In the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

In the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Wattle Day League, S.A, 1918

Wattle Day League, S.A, 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Telephones
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United States of America
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Telephone and Radio Corporation
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1948
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Poster of a bouquet of flowers studded with anti-uranium mining and land rights badges 'Rally ... Sat Aug 5'

Poster of a bouquet of flowers studded with anti-uranium min...

Peter Jones collection
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Event posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1978
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Colonel William Light's writing box and accessories

Colonel William Light's writing box and accessories

Colonel William Light collection no. 1
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Writing cases
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Colonel William Light
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1836
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Lacquered wooden travelling writing desk used by Sir Frederick Holder

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RL Harry collection
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Travelling desks
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South Australia, Australia
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Sir Frederick W. Holder
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1890
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Standard Field Service Postcard completed by Andy Waugh, 1917

Standard Field Service Postcard completed by Andy Waugh, 191...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1917
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Photograph of Thomas Goodchild Bullivant, by Davies & Co., Melbourne, 1866

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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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Davies & Co.
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1866
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Operative Bakers' Association (NSW)

Operative Bakers' Association (NSW)

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1890
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Mrs Thomas Cumming, by Turner's of Geelong

Mrs Thomas Cumming, by Turner's of Geelong

Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Turner's Portrait Rooms
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1866
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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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State Boys' Memorial - that's one of our boys, 1919

State Boys' Memorial - that's one of our boys, 1919

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Atkinson & Co
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1919
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Black and white photograph of a military tent camp

Black and white photograph of a military tent camp

Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Adelaide - From the River Torrens

Adelaide - From the River Torrens

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Defence Secretary Sacked

Defence Secretary Sacked

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Michael Atchison
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1999
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Club

Club

Katherine Stow collection
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Clubs
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Narran River, New South Wales, Australia
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Peter Hippi
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1879
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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1981
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Fountain, Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Fountain, Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Plaster cast domestic dog paw print, made for the Morling Royal Commission into Chamberlain Convictions

Plaster cast domestic dog paw print, made for the Morling Ro...

Professor Robert Morrison collection
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Plaster casts
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Professor Robert G. Morrison
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1986
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River Dreaming - woven fibre mat by Yvonne Koolmatrie

River Dreaming - woven fibre mat by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Mats
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1994
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Florence Faithfull 1860s

Florence Faithfull 1860s

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Freeman & Co
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1860
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Panorama of Adelaide, SA

Panorama of Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Certificate of free pardon

Certificate of free pardon

Owen Suffolk's Free Pardon collection
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Certificates
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Victoria, Australia
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Sir John H. Manners-Sutton
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1866
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Govt. House Entrance, North Terrace, Adelaide, S.A.

Govt. House Entrance, North Terrace, Adelaide, S.A.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Clear moulded stem glass

Clear moulded stem glass

Andrew Reeves and Helen Parrott collection
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Champagne glasses
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United States of America
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The Libbey Glass Company
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1892
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Batik t-shirt

Batik t-shirt

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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