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Paxton's Flower Garden

Paxton's Flower Garden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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Variometer

Variometer

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Templetonia retusa

Templetonia retusa

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bon Marche Stores
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Convict love token from John Turner, 1838

Convict love token from John Turner, 1838

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Where heaven and earth are one, Lake Kerford, Beechworth, Vic

Where heaven and earth are one, Lake Kerford, Beechworth, Vi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Card to accompany cake

Card to accompany cake

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1901
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Bark painting by Ginjuwai , 1964 - depicts two women on either side of white fire, surrounded by heaps of flour (red circles)

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Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Bark paintings
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ginjuwai
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1964
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Hotel Minerva

Hotel Minerva

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Typical portraits of the aborigines

Typical portraits of the aborigines

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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ALA

ALA

Andrew Reeves collection no. 3
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Badges
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Waterside Workers Federation (Port Adelaide Branch)
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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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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Arrival of Part of Wirth's Circus at Ipswich

Arrival of Part of Wirth's Circus at Ipswich

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wirth's Circus
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1912
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After the Riot

After the Riot

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Delaney's Hotel

Delaney's Hotel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1913
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IBM input typewriter from the SNOCOM computer used by the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority

IBM input typewriter from the SNOCOM computer used by the Sn...

University of Sydney School of Engineering collection
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Typewriters
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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School of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney
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1958
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Black vasculum

Black vasculum

Dr Winifred Curtis collection
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Cases
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Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Dr Winifred M. Curtis
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1939
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QSL card for VKAZ-4

QSL card for VKAZ-4

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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William Adams & Company Ltd

William Adams & Company Ltd

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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William Adams and Co Ltd
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1941
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Possum pelt with poker work designs burnt into the skin, and ochre added to the incised markings

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Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Artworks
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Sepia toned photograph of men in suits and hats parading down a street

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pattison Shield presented to Victor Trumper 1898-1899

Pattison Shield presented to Victor Trumper 1898-1899

Victor Trumper collection
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Trophies
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England
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Elkington & Co
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1899
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Painting depicts a bird with pronounced bill

Painting depicts a bird with pronounced bill

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Print - A Race Team

Print - A Race Team

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Hawker, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1946
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Single sheet seating plan for a luncheon at Parliament House, Canberra to Senor M.E. Hubner, Chilean Charge D'Affaires, Wednesday 18th July, 1945

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Betty Hall collection
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Floor plans
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1945
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'Minyipuru' by Rita Simpson, Rosie Williams and Dulcie Gibbs, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Rita Simpson
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2007
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Alexander, Castlemaine, Vic

Alexander, Castlemaine, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Lakes Entrance from Kalimna

Lakes Entrance from Kalimna

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Glass plate negative - Punch (Arrerika) watering camels, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Excursion to the National Park, Wilson's Promontory

Excursion to the National Park, Wilson's Promontory

Jean Galbraith collection
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Travel books
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The lovely Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The lovely Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Side porch of Springfield

Side porch of Springfield

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Souvenir necktie for staff of the Maralinga atomic test facility

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Maralinga collection
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Neckties
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Australia
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Austico
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1956
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Coloured postcard depicting the North British Station Hotel, Edinburgh

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Woven cane basket for baby weighing scales

Woven cane basket for baby weighing scales

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Baskets
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Post Office, Narrabri

Post Office, Narrabri

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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'Witji Rock Holes' by Jane Gimme, 2007

'Witji Rock Holes' by Jane Gimme, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Jane Gimme
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2007
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Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound, New Zealand

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Milford Sound, South Island, New Zealand
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John M. Cantle
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Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud Bodenwieser when taking on-stage acknowledgements

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection
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Coats
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Cramer
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1940
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Nardin No 2281

Nardin No 2281

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Chronometers
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Section of the Number 2 rabbit-proof fence from Hill View Homestead, Meekatharra, WA

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Geoff and Sheila Lacy collection
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Fences
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Meekatharra, Western Australia, Australia
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Government of Western Australia
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1903
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Fremantle Town Hall, Western Australia

Fremantle Town Hall, Western Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Untitled painting by Ada Bird Petyarre

Untitled painting by Ada Bird Petyarre

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada B. Petyarre
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1990
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Cave Garden, Mt Gambier, SA

Cave Garden, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bark painting ' 'Cursing the Lovers' A painting of retribution' by Paddy Compass Namatbara

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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Plastic bag with Union of Australian Women Declares Peace on the World

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plastic bags
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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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Australia wool teams at a railway station

Australia wool teams at a railway station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Large timber-framed light box, with a panel showing the Snowy Mountains Scheme in cross section

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Snowy Scheme - Snowy Hydro collection
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Didactic displays
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'Wanatjalnga', painted by  Anatjarri Tjakamarra and Charlie Tjaruru Tjungurrayi, 1974

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Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1974
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Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Anne Fairbairn collection no. 2
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Wigs
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London, England
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Ravenscroft
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1890
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Tjanpi by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Tjanpi by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Polly P. Jackson
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2011
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'Tapu' by Wakartu Cory Surprise, 2007

'Tapu' by Wakartu Cory Surprise, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Wakartu C. Surprise
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2007
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Canberra Oriental Hotel. Kings Cross. Sydney. N.S.W

Canberra Oriental Hotel. Kings Cross. Sydney. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Don't forget - it must be Cobra Polish

Don't forget - it must be Cobra Polish

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Blyth and Platt (Australia) Ltd
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Terrigal

Terrigal

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Terrigal, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Namadbara
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1966
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Convict love token from Benjamin Cox, 1839

Convict love token from Benjamin Cox, 1839

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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