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Bossiaea cinerea

Bossiaea cinerea

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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Glass plate negative - Man holding a child, Victoria River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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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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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dymphna Kerinaina
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Animals

Animals

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Betty Puautjimi
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The Argonauts Club

The Argonauts Club

Australian Broadcasting Corporation collection no. 1
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Membership certificates
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Painting depicting two wavy dot lines down either side, concentric circle in centre, wavy lines from circles

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearheads
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Mr Bruce Coaldrake
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Glass plate negative - The game of 'gorri', Humbert River station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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University Bridge, Adelaide, SA

University Bridge, 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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Lily Molloy kneeling down and holding a posy in her lap

Lily Molloy kneeling down and holding a posy in her lap

Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esna Studio
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1915
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Bottom grinding stone/anvil [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone/anvil [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Doily

Doily

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Doilies
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Miss Gabrielle Ray

Miss Gabrielle Ray

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Water bottle used by explorer Robert O'Hara Burke on his 1860-1861 expedition to the Gulf of Carpentaria

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Robert O'Hara Burke collection
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Water containers
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Victoria, Australia
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Robert O'Hara Burke
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1860
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Yelarbon Freezing Works, Queensland, early 1990s

Yelarbon Freezing Works, Queensland, early 1990s

Bert Wright collection
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Photographs
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Morning Mists

Morning Mists

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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Convict love token from George Paine, 1830

Convict love token from George Paine, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Cream coloured envelope addressed to ' W. P. Faithfull Esq.'

Cream coloured envelope addressed to ' W. P. Faithfull Esq.'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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William P. Faithfull
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Rifle birds

Rifle birds

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Neville W. Cayley Snr
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A baby wearing knitted berret, jumper and bootees

A baby wearing knitted berret, jumper and bootees

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1900
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Black and white photograph - Mission school

Black and white photograph - Mission school

Dieter Kohl collection
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Photographs
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

E Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Postcard featuring an officer in a studio photograph

Postcard featuring an officer in a studio photograph

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Map of the West Kimberley fitted into a timber pelmet

Emanuel Family collection
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Maps
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lands & Surveys Department, Western Australia
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1901
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting explorers Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson

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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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1813
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Mallets
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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Did They Beat The Drum Slowly As They Lowered You Down?

Did They Beat The Drum Slowly As They Lowered You Down?

Ellen Jose collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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Four men standing on rocks at the beach

Four men standing on rocks at the beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from T. Lucas, 1834

Convict love token from T. Lucas, 1834

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Envelope addressed to Mrs I Maple-Brown, Springfield, Goulburn, NSW, Australia

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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The shipping companies welcome the Prince

The shipping companies welcome the Prince

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1920
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Letter from Nephew & Cousin / George to Aunty, Uncle & Enid, written at sea on 28 November 1941

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Personal letters
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Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William R. Glover
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1941
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Liverpool Plains P A & H Association 1877 'Arab Stallion'

Liverpool Plains P A & H Association 1877 'Arab Stallion'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1877
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Armchair made by the Zilm family of Booleroo, SA, 1895

Armchair made by the Zilm family of Booleroo, SA, 1895

Zilm family furniture collection
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Chairs
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1895
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Convict love token from Joseph Hemming, 1833

Convict love token from Joseph Hemming, 1833

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Pair of slippers made from wood, leather, cloth and gold thread, Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Slippers
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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South East Wind

South East Wind

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nambinara
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1948
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Convict love token engraved with the names H. Orum and H. Cutler

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token from J. Parker, 1844

Convict love token from J. Parker, 1844

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Kicking a behind

Kicking a behind

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr W C. Prentice
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Garden Party for Bishop Barlow

Garden Party for Bishop Barlow

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Painting of The Southern Cross by John Allcot

Painting of The Southern Cross by John Allcot

William Beausang collection
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Gouache paintings
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John Allcot
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1940
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Scout's Master at Arms badge certificate

Scout's Master at Arms badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1946
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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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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Waterfall

Waterfall

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Boomerang with red pigment

Boomerang with red pigment

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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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, Northern Territory, Australia
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Arthur Pontimillui
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May I Play

May I Play

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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Painting depicts two fish, one is identified as a

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Yiwun Y. Maduwarr
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A Try for Supper

A Try for Supper

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Buchanan hospital children's ward

Buchanan hospital children's ward

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret R. Tipungwuti
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Australia Day Port Victoria 1918

Australia Day Port Victoria 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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Car with two people seated in it.

Car with two people seated in it.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Postcard featuring 11 composite photographs showing scenes of women beneath banners

Postcard featuring 11 composite photographs showing scenes o...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Convict love token from William Clark, 1839

Convict love token from William Clark, 1839

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Nock & Kirby's old Quay Store!

Nock & Kirby's old Quay Store!

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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Nock & Kirby's
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Convict love token from J.B.H.

Convict love token from J.B.H.

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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