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Pencil sketch depicting a church

Pencil sketch depicting a church

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Bunbury looking East

Bunbury looking East

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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QSL card for VK2AS

QSL card for VK2AS

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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Opossum tree story.

Opossum tree story.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1967
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Open weave basket made from white flag iris, by Zoe Rimmer

Open weave basket made from white flag iris, by Zoe Rimmer

Tayenebe collection
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Baskets
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Miss Zoe Rimmer
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Men O. War Steps, Sydney

Men O. War Steps, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a section drawing of a German UC5 mine-laying submarine

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcard showing a three masted ship run aground with the name Chateaubriand

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sturt Bay, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Percival `Gull' pamphlet

Percival `Gull' pamphlet

Neil Jensen collection
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Pamphlets
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Torrens Lake, Adelaide, South Australia

Torrens Lake, Adelaide, South Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Florence Ethel Faithfull (Bobbie) and female companion holding bamboo parasols during their holiday in Java.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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The Garden, Ararat

The Garden, Ararat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ararat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ostriches and Chicks

Ostriches and Chicks

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Railway Platform, longest in Australia, Albury NSW

Railway Platform, longest in Australia, Albury NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Carved pig

Carved pig

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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The clock tower, Grafton, NSW

The clock tower, Grafton, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Forming the Human Flag

Forming the Human Flag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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1908
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Western Australias Phenomenal Gold Yield

Western Australias Phenomenal Gold Yield

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Western Australia, Australia
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1883
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Holden tiepin

Holden tiepin

Jack Heenan collection
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GM Holden Ltd
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Jessie Harris (nee Baker) with her children,  Jessie, Phyllis, George (Tom)

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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S.S. Matunga

S.S. Matunga

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1912
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Bark painting depicting a dilly bag fish trap made by the Wawilak sisters by Dawidi Djuwarak, Milingimbi, 1966

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dawidi
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1966
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I'm Trying So Hard to Forget You

I'm Trying So Hard to Forget You

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from Charles Bodycoat, 1840

Convict love token from Charles Bodycoat, 1840

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Chalet, Lorne, Vic

The Chalet, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Convict love token from J. Hall, 1836

Convict love token from J. Hall, 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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Men on the steps of a building, with a car in the foreground on the left

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Card expressing good wishes

Card expressing good wishes

Margot Child collection
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Malta- Custom House - Barracca Lift

Malta- Custom House - Barracca Lift

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Malta
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Slouch hat from Light Horse uniform

Slouch hat from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Postcard featuring a drawing of a wounded soldier being tended by a nun wearing a red cross arm band.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ozone Hotel, Kingscote, K.I.

Ozone Hotel, Kingscote, K.I.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Child carrying boomerang, tidal mud flat off King Sound, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Pair of lady's two-tone calf-length boots

Pair of lady's two-tone calf-length boots

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Boots
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1880
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Victorian ferns

Victorian ferns

Jean Galbraith collection
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Books
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Convict love token from 1830

Convict love token from 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Australian Comic Alphabet Series - Z

Australian Comic Alphabet Series - Z

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Figurative shaped wooden clapstick, with two eye sockets burned into the wood

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Gladys Henry collection
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Percussion instruments
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Mrs Gladys Henry
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1970
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Zoological Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

Zoological Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Australian Aboriginal Method of Lighting Fire

Australian Aboriginal Method of Lighting Fire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Postcard - World's Retired Champion. James J. Jeffries

Postcard - World's Retired Champion. James J. Jeffries

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ohio, United States of America
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Advertising card featuring boxer Eddie McGoorty's Record

Advertising card featuring boxer Eddie McGoorty's Record

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Baker's Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fire drill base

Fire drill base

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Fire-making equipment
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Champion, awarded to Mrs V. Wilson for 'Piece Fancy Work' for her 'Jacobean bird' textile panel at the 1953 Manilla 19th Annual Show

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Manilla, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1953
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Duke Kahanamoku of Honolulu

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
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Duke Kahanamoku
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Watson's Bay - Sydney

Watson's Bay - Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Herbert Beecroft
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Film negative - A pioneer, Mr Thomson, the furthest-out settler north of Oodnadatta, South Australia, with un-named girl, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Hazel Faithfull seated on a cane chair with four dogs around her in a garden setting.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Balmoral Beach, Sydney harbour

Balmoral Beach, Sydney harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The lake and bridge, Yarrawonga, Victoria

The lake and bridge, Yarrawonga, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lake Mulwala, Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Convict love token from A. Woolley, Manchester, 1804

Convict love token from A. Woolley, Manchester, 1804

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Postcard featuring the train station at Kensington, New South Wales

Postcard featuring the train station at Kensington, New Sout...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Boab tree, near Derby, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Bark painting depicting a totemic crocodile by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1965

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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'Paraku and Walmajarri People' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

'Paraku and Walmajarri People' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Mulan, Western Australia, Australia
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Veronica Lulu
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2007
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St George Budapest Soccer Club team 1988

St George Budapest Soccer Club team 1988

St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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Scorpion model vertical boiler and engine (donkey engine)

Scorpion model vertical boiler and engine (donkey engine)

Bruce Macdonald collection
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