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Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Child's drawing, La Perouse, Sydney

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Darren Moffitt
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Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary

Bailliere's Nurses' Complete Medical Dictionary

Thompson Family collection
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Dictionaries
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Edna M. Thompson
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Aboriginal kelp water carrier, made by Vicki West

Aboriginal kelp water carrier, made by Vicki West

Jabal Centre collection
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Water containers
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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1996
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Hyde Park, Sydney

Hyde Park, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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Signal lamp

Signal lamp

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Lamps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Letter of condolence

Letter of condolence

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Letters
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Hope Faithfull standing in a garden with her husband and another man

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Fish traps
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1912
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Violet Day 1917 fundraising badge

Violet Day 1917 fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1917
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Lines on green

Lines on green

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Motor Fire Engine, London, 1909

Motor Fire Engine, London, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Trowel

Trowel

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Trowels
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Kullberg Marine Chronometer No 3834 in a wooden case, used in HMAS Yarra

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Victor Kullberg
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Bark painting divided into three panels with horizontal black lines

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Trucker
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1965
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Finishing Mill Dept. (Including Magnet Cranes & Portion of Stock Yard)

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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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Coloured photographic postcard 'Rabbit poison carts'

Coloured photographic postcard 'Rabbit poison carts'

Rabbits in Australia collection no. 3
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Malo-Bomai by Noel Zaro, 1999

Malo-Bomai by Noel Zaro, 1999

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Noel Zaro
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1999
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Most Valuable Bull Dog in the World, Chineham Young Jack, Fed on Molassine Dog Cakes

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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June Flood 1950,  Grafton. Prince St. West side, between, Pound and Fitzroy Sts

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1950
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The Spit, Middle Harbour, NSW

The Spit, Middle Harbour, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Aboriginal artists at work on traditional bark paintings illustrating tribal stories and legends ...

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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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Boondara, horses hitched to a wagon loaded with wool bales

Boondara, horses hitched to a wagon loaded with wool bales

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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QSL card for VK2UV, WRC

QSL card for VK2UV, WRC

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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Eden Holme on Hebe Reef Jan 7th 1907

Eden Holme on Hebe Reef Jan 7th 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Tamar River, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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'Wakwak/Dhatum/Dirrpu/Dherran/Nindan', bark painting, native plant species

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Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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Photographic press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1980

Photographic press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1980

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1980
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Victoria Street, Mackay

Victoria Street, Mackay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Ballet, painting by Aileen Motton 1951

Ballet, painting by Aileen Motton 1951

Aileen Motton collection
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Aileen Motton
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1951
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Untitled, by Narritijin Maymuru, 1966

Untitled, by Narritijin Maymuru, 1966

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1966
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Robbery Under Arms, No. 3

Robbery Under Arms, No. 3

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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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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Woodenbong, New South Wales, Australia
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Woodenbong Central School
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Maroubra Beach, Sydney, NSW

Maroubra Beach, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maroubra Beach, Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australian Aboriginal Full war paint

Australian Aboriginal Full war paint

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Queensland Government
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Exercise book containing religious sermons

Exercise book containing religious sermons

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Richard Galvin
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Comboyne

Comboyne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Animal long bone awl

Animal long bone awl

Douglas Seaton collection
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Awls
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Babinda, Queensland, Australia
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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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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Sammy Assan
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Courtroom sketch 'Michael Chamberlain, Lindy Chamberlain Darwin '82' by Veronica O'Leary.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Spirit People by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1965

Spirit People by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1965

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1965
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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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Image of two nurses in a male hospital ward

Image of two nurses in a male hospital ward

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Convict love token from Elizabeth Catchpole, 1830

Convict love token from Elizabeth Catchpole, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Mourning Rites.

Mourning Rites.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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Drawing captioned 'Azaria Chamberlain Court Case, Darwin, Sept 82, Jo Darbyshire'

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Kerry Sharp collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Jo Darbyshire
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1982
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Pencil drawing on pale blue paper of shipboard life on the 'Thomas Arbuthnot', 1849

Pencil drawing on pale blue paper of shipboard life on the '...

Thomas Arbuthnot's Shipboard Drawing collection
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Drawings
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Ireland
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1849
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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A little mist played over the Pond

A little mist played over the Pond

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackie Giles
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2008
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Tomorrow night at 8

Tomorrow night at 8

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Vehcile passes for Papal visit

Vehcile passes for Papal visit

Papal Visit Office collection
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Passes
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Australia
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Pope John Paul II
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1986
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Black and white cartoon titled 'Photographing marbles'

Black and white cartoon titled 'Photographing marbles'

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1997
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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'Bush Tucker' by Ngilpirr Spider Snell, 2007

'Bush Tucker' by Ngilpirr Spider Snell, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Ngilpirr S. Snell
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2007
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Shaving brush of coarse blonde animal bristles and pine wood

Shaving brush of coarse blonde animal bristles and pine wood

Vincenza Duble collection
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Shaving brushes
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Photographic postcard depicting Syd C. Stewart, Character Comedian in Three of his Impersonations

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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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Album of photographs taken during 1930s skiing trips

Album of photographs taken during 1930s skiing trips

Tom and Jean Moppett collection
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