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Spear

Spear

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Spears
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Wedding invitation and program

Wedding invitation and program

Lois Grosse collection
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Wedding invitations
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South Australia, Australia
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Miss Catherine Davies
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1960
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Susan Ferguson
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirara College
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Child's drawing - When fire came to the Aborigines by Linda Clyne, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirara College, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
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Linda Clyne
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maxie Pearce
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jonathan Ross
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Joseph
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Scrapbook or sewing workbook with lessons in needlework

Scrapbook or sewing workbook with lessons in needlework

Nettie McColive collection
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Scrapbooks
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South Australia, Australia
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Super Primary Department, Adelaide
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathew W. Raymond
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Untitled drawing

Untitled drawing

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Yambah, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kirsty Gorey
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1998
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Linda Clyde
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Child's drawing - Dawn in Central Australia

Child's drawing - Dawn in Central Australia

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cris Rice
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Pokerwork snake

Pokerwork snake

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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'Wilkinkarra Men's Camp', painted by Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra, 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
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1975
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Agricultural Bureau of South Australia
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Hazel Rose
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Child's drawing - The War by Jimmy Toby [possibly Jimmy Pitjara Toby, Lake Nash NT]

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Toby
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Child's drawing - 'Central Australia when it rains' by Linda Clyne, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirara College, Alice Springs, NT, Australia
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Linda Clyne
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of South Australia Incor...
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1935
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Untitled drawing

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Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Victory Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Brett Morton
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1998
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Poster 'PEACE or MILITARISM PINE GAP CONFERENCE ALICE SPRINGS - EASTER WEEKEND'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Pine Gap, Northern Territory, Australia
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United States Air Force
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1981
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Glass plate negative - Members of vice-regal party standing around three Dort cars, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Central Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1923
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Scrapbook or sewing workbook titled

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Nettie McColive collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Super Primary Department, Adelaide
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1932
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Child's drawing by unknown artist

Child's drawing by unknown artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Wedding invitation of Clarence Schmidt and Ruth Held, 1959

Wedding invitation of Clarence Schmidt and Ruth Held, 1959

Lois Grosse collection
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Wedding invitations
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South Australia, Australia
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Miss Ruth Held
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1959
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Child's drawing of pastoral station in Central Australia by Iris Nuggett Joye, Areyonga NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Iris Nuggett Joye
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Diary account of the Thornycroft Expedition into Central Australia to recover the bodies of aviators Anderson and Hitchcock in 1929

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Sharp and Cook collection
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Diaries
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Tanami, Australia
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Mr Leslie S. Miles
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1929
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ned Wilson
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Child's drawing - The Desert by Carolyn Windy

Child's drawing - The Desert by Carolyn Windy

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Carolyn Windy
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Child's drawing of two nurses by Margaret Cullens, Amoonguna NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Cullens
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Honey Ant Dreaming

Honey Ant Dreaming

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Acrylic paintings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ronnie Allen
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Untitled drawing

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Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Victory Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aaron Morton
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1998
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Child's drawing ? My Country by Lloyd, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lloyd
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Iris Nugget
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Pendant made from 18 kangaroo incisor teeth

Pendant made from 18 kangaroo incisor teeth

Keith Goddard collection
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Pendants
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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Child's drawing by Jennifer

Child's drawing by Jennifer

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jennifer
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Child's drawing of a horse by Robert Simpson, Alice Springs NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Robert Simpson
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South Australian Trotting Club Inter-Dominion Carnival, 1949

South Australian Trotting Club Inter-Dominion Carnival, 1949

J Matthews collection
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Programs
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South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Trotting Club
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1949
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Letter from Chief Commissioner's Office, Adelaide

Letter from Chief Commissioner's Office, Adelaide

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Mr William A. Webb
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1923
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Royal Commissions

Royal Commissions

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Andrew Walker
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathew W. Raymond
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Autograph book used by Lois Grosse (nee Ottens) when a school child.

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Lois Grosse collection
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Autograph books
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South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1947
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Child's drawing - Stuart by Stanley Jangala Gallagher, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stanley Gallacher
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Painting of central Australian landscape by Albert Namatjira, which he presented to Dr B E Welton in 1956

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Ken Welton collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Central Australia, Australia
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Albert Namatjira
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1956
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Child's drawing - Corroboree by Maxie Davis age 14yrs

Child's drawing - Corroboree by Maxie Davis age 14yrs

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maxie J. Davis
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QSL card for VK5Z

QSL card for VK5Z

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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Child's drawing - 'Sydney Harbour Bridge' by Michael Marshall, Yirara College, Alice Springs NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michael Marshall
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

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Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alice Springs High School
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

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Stephen Stanley collection
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Untitled drawing

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Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Victory Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jake Morton
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1998
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Trans-Australian Railway. Type of Aboriginal met by surveyors in 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1914
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1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

Lightburn collection
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Camden, South Australia, Australia
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Lightburn & Co Ltd
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1963
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'Dreaming at Kampurarrpa (Kamparrarrpa)', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1976

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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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1976
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