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I can't bring Australia to you

I can't bring Australia to you

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bum bag

Bum bag

Jessie Luckman collection
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Belt pouches
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a man and woman and karrbarda, the long yam (Diascorea transversa), circa 1970

Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a man and wo...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Souvenir plate - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Souvenir plate - 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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Pair of knee-length black leather riding boots

Pair of knee-length black leather riding boots

Colledge Family collection
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Riding boots
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngintya
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1954
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A Pathway in the Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, VIC

A Pathway in the Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, VIC

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Novelty doorstop or paperweight caricature of former Australian prime minister Sir George Houstoun Reid

Novelty doorstop or paperweight caricature of former Austral...

JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 3
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Doorstops
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir George H. Reid
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1917
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting explorers Burke and Wills

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting explor...

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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1860
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjalara
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1954
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Baggy green cricket cap with embroidered coat of arms on the front, worn by Greg Chappell

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Swan Richards collection
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Caps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Albion Hat & Cap Co.
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1982
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Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs Eva Howie for her daughter Clyde, 1930s

Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs E...

Hetherington Family collection
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Dolls houses
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Eden Hills, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Eva A. Howie
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1930
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Postcard depicting-The Gateway Wylde Street Potts Point NSW

Postcard depicting-The Gateway Wylde Street Potts Point NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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The Federated Iron, Brass and Steel Moulders Union of Australasia

The Federated Iron, Brass and Steel Moulders Union of Austra...

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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F W Niven & Co
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1899
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Metal tray

Metal tray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Trays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Poster 'August mobilisation to end the war in Vietnam SUNDAY AUGUST 13th AT 2.00 pm SYDNEY'

Poster 'August mobilisation to end the war in Vietnam SUNDAY...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Vietnam
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United States Armed Forces
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1965
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Australian Imperial Forces cricket team flag, 1919

Australian Imperial Forces cricket team flag, 1919

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Australian flags
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Gallipoli, Turkey
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Mr William 'Bert' A. Oldfield
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1919
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YMCA - With the Boys Always, Everywhere

YMCA - With the Boys Always, Everywhere

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Another woman for peace disarm nuclear weapons

Another woman for peace disarm nuclear weapons

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Pair of leather, salmon coloured ballet shoes

Pair of leather, salmon coloured ballet shoes

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Ballet shoes
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Poster 'more than $2.5 billion is spent every day preparing for war and they tell us we're spending too much!'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Narrandera Show medal 1930

Narrandera Show medal 1930

Colledge Family collection
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Medals
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Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1930
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Cotton batik t-shirt by Kutungu (Betty) Munti, about 1979, Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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T-Shirts
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Betty Kutungu
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Pair of canvas and leather gaiters

Pair of canvas and leather gaiters

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Gaiters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Black case

Black case

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Boxes
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Cigarette card