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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Postcard featuring photograph captioned Stacking Ensilage, Series 10-With the Settler

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Charles H. Kerry
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Embroidery patterns
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Djara - Double sided hooked spear

Djara - Double sided hooked spear

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Spearheads
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Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alan Ngainbak
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Government House, Sydney

Government House, 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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Mt Gambier from Watson's Drive, SA

Mt Gambier from Watson's Drive, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Pencil sketch depicting a castle

Pencil sketch depicting a castle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Mounted toy Life Guard

Mounted toy Life Guard

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Toy figures
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Diana Maple-Brown, Pamela Maple-Brown and Bill Hutcheson, all holding booklets and wearing shield-shaped pins. Yass [Picnics] 1952

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Print - A Flood tide - Ship Ahoy!

Print - A Flood tide - Ship Ahoy!

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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London, England
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Thomas McLean
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1834
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Roseville Avenue, Roseville

Roseville Avenue, Roseville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Roseville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Postcards
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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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Khaki canvas haversack associated with Milo Dunphy

Khaki canvas haversack associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Bags
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Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Banknotes
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1939
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Wishing You A Very Happy Xmas and New Year

Wishing You A Very Happy Xmas and New Year

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wooden case for a series of lantern slides, titled 'Robbery Under Arms'

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Christies Auction collection
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Cases
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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Toys are for fun, not for fighting

Toys are for fun, not for fighting

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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Political badges
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Turtle Hunt Series (2 of 3).

Turtle Hunt Series (2 of 3).

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Galuru, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nyapilingu Dhamarrandji
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1985
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Untitled child's drawing by Georgina Wurramara, Grade 2, Angurugu Area School, Groote Eylandt NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Georgina Wurramara
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Poster advertising the Adaminaby Young Anglican Association Grand Ball, 17 October 1950

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Snowy Scheme - Joe Gordon collection
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Advertising posters
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Young Anglican Association
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1950
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Postcard with photograph captioned Harbour Bridge Sydney N.S.W.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Restricted - Warning before Firing

Restricted - Warning before Firing

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Instruction leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Certificate awarded at the Traralgon and District Agricultural Society's 80th Spring Exhibition, 1968 for a tatted butterfly doily

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Traralgon, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1968
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Dugong Hunt - Yirrkala, 1948

Dugong Hunt - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Town Hall, Sydney.

Town Hall, Sydney.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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William Brooks & Co Ltd
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Goanna place

Goanna place

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Cec Burgness Fund

Cec Burgness Fund

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Flake

Flake

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Stone artefacts
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Peter Bindon
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Scriber

Scriber

George Henry Taylor collection
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Joinery tools
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Mother and baby koala

Mother and baby koala

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Line and dot painting

Line and dot painting

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Metal blue ashtray

Metal blue ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1940
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'Eternity' sign by Arthur Stace

'Eternity' sign by Arthur Stace

Stan Levit collection
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Signs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Arthur Stace
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1960
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Bark painting 'Waterhole Life' by David Malangi, Milingimbi

Bark painting 'Waterhole Life' by David Malangi, Milingimbi

Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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'Minyipuru' by Rita Simpson, Rosie Williams and Dulcie Gibbs, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Rita Simpson
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2007
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Menu for a luncheon for the Rt Hon R B Bennett KC MP of Canada given by the Ministers of State of the Commonwealth.

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Muriel Kelly collection
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Menus
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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Slumberland - Cowan Creek

Slumberland - Cowan Creek

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Kodak
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Sparse land at Boondara with fence in background,

Sparse land at Boondara with fence in background,

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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Lavender Bay, Sydney

Lavender Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co.
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Postcard with photograph captioned North Shore Bridge, May 1928

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1928
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stanley Gallacher
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Painting depicts two crocodiles

Painting depicts two crocodiles

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cartoon depicting a swagman carrying a sack over his shoulder

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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Steam train at a station with people and carriages nearby

Steam train at a station with people and carriages nearby

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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1908
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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Extract from Mr Charles Matcham's letters to a relative in England 1834

Extract from Mr Charles Matcham's letters to a relative in E...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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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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Carol Korkaktim
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St. Patricks - Church Hill

St. Patricks - Church Hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Angilyiya Tjapiti Mitchelll and Sokaway Paula Lyons, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Containers
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Angilyiya T. Mitchell
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2015
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Spearthrower with carvings and fibre on hand grip

Spearthrower with carvings and fibre on hand grip

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Photograph of Winnie Hannan (nee O'Sullivan) with Lily Molloy on a merry-go-round

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Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographs
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Winnie O'Sullivan
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1925
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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The Miss Australia Quest brochure

The Miss Australia Quest brochure

Susie Elelman collection
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Pamphlets
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Leg of Mutton Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Leg of Mutton Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Child's drawing - 7-6-91 by Hazel Rose Someon

Child's drawing - 7-6-91 by Hazel Rose Someon

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Hazel R. Someon
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CSIRO 'chlorofume' exhaust fumigator for rabbits

CSIRO 'chlorofume' exhaust fumigator for rabbits

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Pest control equipment
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Millicent, South Australia, Australia
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E. D. Davidson
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1946
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