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Armband

Armband

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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A dog in a blue fez sitting at a table

A dog in a blue fez sitting at a table

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Poisonous snake sculpture

Poisonous snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Billy Cooley
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HMS Impregnable, Inconstant and Emerald

HMS Impregnable, Inconstant and Emerald

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Somerset, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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Up The Straight

Up The Straight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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City Bridge and Lake Torrens, Adelaide, SA

City Bridge and Lake Torrens, 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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Cyclone Tracy evacuation registration card, 1974

Cyclone Tracy evacuation registration card, 1974

Geoff Finger collection
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Travel documents
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Geoff Finger
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1974
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'Travels of Mala the Hare Wallaby', painted by Timmy Tjugudai Tjungurrayi, 1981

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Timmy T. Tjungurrayi
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1981
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Native Bear. When the moon is brightly shining

Native Bear. When the moon is brightly shining

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Marlborough Art Co
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Rexona

Rexona

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cambridge universal bridge S/N L251809

Cambridge universal bridge S/N L251809

Australian Survey Office collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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A young Prince of Wales wearing a cap

A young Prince of Wales wearing a cap

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Blue Mts, NSW, Katoomba Falls

The Blue Mts, NSW, Katoomba Falls

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Katoomba Falls, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1906
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Souvenir mug - Australia a nation, May 1927, To commemorate the opening of the Federal Parliament House Canberra

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John and Jan Wilson collection
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Commemorative mugs
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England, United Kingdom
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Aynsley and Sons
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1926
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Steamboat in harbour

Steamboat in harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kodak Ltd
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Funeral card for William Morrow 1980

Funeral card for William Morrow 1980

Milleese Morrow Boughton collection
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Mourning cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kenneth Maurer Funerals Pty Ltd
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1980
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Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which was given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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Australia
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William Bayly
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1776
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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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Stephen M. Orsto
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St. Peter's Cathedral, Adelaide

St. Peter's Cathedral, 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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Kimberley points

Kimberley points

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearheads
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Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Aboriginal breastplate for Bulgra, King of Arremutta 1920

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Arrawatta, New South Wales, Australia
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Bulgra
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1920
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Awelye

Awelye

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Lucky Kngwarreye Morton
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1995
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Mug depicting Governor Davey's Proclamation to the Aborigines of Tasmania 1816

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Violet Mace collection
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Mugs
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Bothwell, Tasmania, Australia
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Violet Mace
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1934
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Open hearth Dept. Pouring off Slag after tapping

Open hearth Dept. Pouring off Slag after tapping

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Townsville from Magazine Island

Townsville from Magazine Island

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Print of coast scene near Rapid Bay. Sunset. Natives fishing with nets

Print of coast scene near Rapid Bay. Sunset. Natives fishing...

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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Pathway in Pennington Gardens east, Adelaide, SA

Pathway in Pennington Gardens east, 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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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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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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Stethoscope belonging to Dr Barry Christophers

Stethoscope belonging to Dr Barry Christophers

Barry Christophers collection
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Stethoscopes
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Beauchamp's Cliffs, Bundanoon, NSW

Beauchamp's Cliffs, Bundanoon, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Brachycome Graminea

Brachycome Graminea

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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1875
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Children's sports Empire day 1908

Children's sports Empire day 1908

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Painting depicts bird on tree and goanna

Painting depicts bird on tree and goanna

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bayma
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1963
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Colour photograph of the launch of the Peace Bus, Hobart, October 1984

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Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Photographs
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Rodney Baker
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1984
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Enfield, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Enfield Progressive Association
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Boondara, showing horses pulling wagons loaded with wool bales

Boondara, showing horses pulling wagons loaded with wool bal...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Granted for Gallant and Faithful Services

Granted for Gallant and Faithful Services

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Medals
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"S.Y. NIMROD" In Floe Ice

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Parramatta as it was 100 years ago

Parramatta as it was 100 years ago

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Cyrus E. Fuller
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1888
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Four men and one boy outside a tent.

Four men and one boy outside a tent.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906, First Prize

Card awarded at the Yass Spring Show, 1906, First Prize

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Convict love token from W. James, 1826

Convict love token from W. James, 1826

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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W. Whyte's Chemist Shop

W. Whyte's Chemist Shop

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Steam Punt, Taree

Steam Punt, Taree

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Taree, New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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Australian Women's Cricket Team Oxford, 1937.

Australian Women's Cricket Team Oxford, 1937.

Alice Smallman collection
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Photographic postcards
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Mrs Hazel Doreen Scanlon
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1937
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Eriostemon squameus

Eriostemon squameus

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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High Street, Fremantle, and the vignette is captioned

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ceriops tagal

Ceriops tagal

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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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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Xavier Boys School
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Wandjina with Rainbow Serpent and boomerangs

Wandjina with Rainbow Serpent and boomerangs

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Karadada
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Arms are for linking

Arms are for linking

Audrey Johnson collection
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Political badges
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Personal letter from Eliza Batman to her daughter Elizabeth, describing the drowning in the Yarra River of her son John Charles Batman

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John Batman Documents collection
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Personal letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1845
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What you will see by Giving Burley a let up will make you smile

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Yirrkala bark petition, 1963

Yirrkala bark petition, 1963

Pat and Gordon Bryant collection
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Petitions
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1963
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Aboriginal Cricket Team of 1868

Aboriginal Cricket Team of 1868

Bruce Gillam collection
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Posters
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Hamilton, Victoria, Australia
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Peter Dawson
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1867
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Wright's Coal Tar Soap, The (W)right Sort of Tar

Wright's Coal Tar Soap, The (W)right Sort of Tar

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Bondman

The Bondman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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QSL card for VK2X5

QSL card for VK2X5

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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