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Snake story from Karrinyarra, painted by Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra, 1978

Snake story from Karrinyarra, painted by Mick Wallankarri Tj...

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra
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1978
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Welcome to democracy

Welcome to democracy

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Dean Alston
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Cartoons
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Mr Dean Alston
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2006
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Postcard featuring six men, some with shovels, standing around a horse and cart loaded with dirt or rubble.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Vehicle compliance plate for 1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Vehicle compliance plate for 1949 Model 48/215 Holden sedan

Mary Munckton and Ian Metherall collection
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Motor car components
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1949
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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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Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Chris Wells
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Pimelea humilis

Pimelea humilis

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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'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin, 2007

'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Eubena Nampitjin
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2007
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Sung to the Tune of 'Oh what a mouth'

Sung to the Tune of 'Oh what a mouth'

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Merry Christmas. Superior Public School, Granville, North. Superior Public School, Granville, N.S.W

Merry Christmas. Superior Public School, Granville, North. S...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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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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War Orphans Appeal, Lest We forget, Legacy Club

War Orphans Appeal, Lest We forget, Legacy Club

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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Legacy Club
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Press gallery pass

Press gallery pass

Bernard Freedman collection no. 2
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Passes
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Brisbance Q. Parliament House

Brisbance Q. Parliament House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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King Mallee of the Nyungar Danoo Outstation 1881

King Mallee of the Nyungar Danoo Outstation 1881

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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1881
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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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Kevin Wikmunea
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Valentines Series - When Three Is Not A Crowd

Valentines Series - When Three Is Not A Crowd

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bursaria spinosa

Bursaria spinosa

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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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The Life Savers, Manly, Sydney

The Life Savers, Manly, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Surf Life Saving Australia
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1909
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Winter Sunset off Southbourne

Winter Sunset off Southbourne

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Certificate

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Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society
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Certificate

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Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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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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NSW Govt. Railways - Wynyard, Sydney

NSW Govt. Railways - Wynyard, Sydney

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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Launching of New Manly Steamer 'Binngarra' at Woolwich Dockyard

Launching of New Manly Steamer 'Binngarra' at Woolwich Docky...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Exchange Studios
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1905
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Hope Faithfull seated in the studio with her husband

Hope Faithfull seated in the studio with her husband

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Balmoral Beach, Sydney harbour

Balmoral Beach, Sydney harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Kelp basket, made by Verna Nichols

Kelp basket, made by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Baskets
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Toronto, Lake Macquarie, NSW

Toronto, Lake Macquarie, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Toronto, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Emu egg carved with image of a face by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of a face by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Sturt St, Ballarat

Sturt St, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Handwritten poem

Handwritten poem

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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1935
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Steamers out on the water

Steamers out on the water

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Wooden spear with metal blade

Wooden spear with metal blade

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Beach & Picnic Reserve Cronulla N.S.W

Beach & Picnic Reserve Cronulla N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cronulla Beach, Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Botanic Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

Botanic Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hazel, Valerie and Florence Faithfull on ponies

Hazel, Valerie and Florence Faithfull on ponies

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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The Ocean Beach, Palm Beach

The Ocean Beach, Palm Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Palm Beach, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Jens Hotel, Mt Gambier, SA

Jens Hotel, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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A kindergarten set of building blocks

A kindergarten set of building blocks

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Toy blocks
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Native Climbing Tree with Vine

Native Climbing Tree with Vine

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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Charles H. Kerry
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St. Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney

St. Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney

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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1910
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Convict love token from Robert Francis, 1848

Convict love token from Robert Francis, 1848

Timothy Millett collection
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Envelope with an illustration of a merino ram on it

Envelope with an illustration of a merino ram on it

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Envelopes
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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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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rosemary Portaminni
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The Murray River, Swan Hill, Vic

The Murray River, Swan Hill, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bark painting depicting a 'nature story' of dukala, possums and lambalk, the sugar glider, by Bardayal Nadjamerrek

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kurrhkurr, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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SMA Welfare Council, Inter-Divisional Cricket Trophy, A J Daffy Memorial

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Snowy Scheme - Snowy Hydro collection
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Trophies
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School Hunter's Hill

School Hunter's Hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hunters Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spearthrowers
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Reggie Jackson
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Convict love token from Nathaniel Thorne, 1831

Convict love token from Nathaniel Thorne, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bluestone Cottage with Springfield main house in the background

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Australia for the Australians, White Australia

Australia for the Australians, White Australia

White Australia Protection Badge collection
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Political badges
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Australia
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1906
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Footbridge and Lake, Wollundry, Wagga, NSW

Footbridge and Lake, Wollundry, Wagga, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Marie B. Timaepatui
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Envelope containing handwritten letter addressed to J Wyszogrodzki from Archbishop Mannix 1951

Envelope containing handwritten letter addressed to J Wyszog...

J Wyszogrodzki collection no. 1
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Letters
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Mr Jack Wyszogrodzki
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1951
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Liyagalawumirri  mortuary rites.

Liyagalawumirri mortuary rites.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanganarralil
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1964
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Man holding reins of horse with its front legs on a stool

Man holding reins of horse with its front legs on a stool

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Newspaper cover for a sketch

Newspaper cover for a sketch

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Covers
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Convict love token engraved with the name Frost

Convict love token engraved with the name Frost

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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