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'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1952
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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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Frederick Body
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RAF badge

RAF badge

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Military badges
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Access 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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1 Mile Country Championship 1926 winner's medal

1 Mile Country Championship 1926 winner's medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Mr Ken Ross
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1929
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Shield

Shield

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Label from Savoy Hotel

Label from Savoy Hotel

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Labels
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Section of security fence post, damaged during the bombing of the Australian Embassy in Jakarta on 9 September 2004

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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade collection no. 2
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Fences
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Jakarta, Sumatra, Indonesia
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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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2004
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Correspondence School Super Primary Department Progress Certificate for Literature, Drawing and Applied art

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Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Super Primary Department, Adelaide
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Paramount Six Day Cycle Race sash

Paramount Six Day Cycle Race sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Mr Ken Ross
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Child's white chamois leather boots

Child's white chamois leather boots

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Boots
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1860
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Booklet 'Our cricketers past & present - part V.

Booklet 'Our cricketers past & present - part V.

Australian Cricket Tour 1896 collection
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Booklets
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London, England
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A D Jones & Co
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Smoking out the Opossum

Smoking out the Opossum

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John H. Clark
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1813
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Bondi Beach. N.S.W.

Bondi Beach. N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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QSL card for 3LR, National Broadcasting Service

QSL card for 3LR, National Broadcasting Service

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to Sir Robert Menzies

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1963
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'Gurindji Land Rights Now'

'Gurindji Land Rights Now'

Jim Bradman collection no. 1
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Stickers
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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, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ancilla Munkara
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Cartoon depticting a man about to jump out of an aeroplane

Cartoon depticting a man about to jump out of an aeroplane

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1987
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ROMAN CATHOLIC COLLEGE, MANLY, N.S.W.

ROMAN CATHOLIC COLLEGE, MANLY, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Art Series
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Pair of rectangular doilies with spoke hems and white work

Pair of rectangular doilies with spoke hems and white work

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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A prosperous New Year, Farm Cove

A prosperous New Year, Farm Cove

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Royal Navy
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1909
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Convict black leather side cap from Tasmania

Convict black leather side cap from Tasmania

Gregg collection
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Caps
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Tasmania, Australia
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1830
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Glass plate negative - Flock of sheep, Kimberley Downs station, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1923
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Wheelwright's hollow auger bit

Wheelwright's hollow auger bit

Arthur Sayer collection
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Hollow bits
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Evandale, Tasmania, Australia
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William A. Porter
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1880
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Trophy awarded to Royce Hart - Premiers 1967

Trophy awarded to Royce Hart - Premiers 1967

Royce Hart collection
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Trophies
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Child's drawing by Maluya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Maluya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maiuya
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1954
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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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Megan Kerindun
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Containers
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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CANBERRA - Hon. Andrew Fisher laying Foundation Stone 12.3.13 H&S

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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Howard & Shearsby
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1913
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Melbourne Centenary Royal Show medal 1934

Melbourne Centenary Royal Show medal 1934

Colledge Family collection
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Medals
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1934
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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On the Wallaby

On the Wallaby

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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4 Photographs and newsclippings

4 Photographs and newsclippings

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1982
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'Nothing Sweeter' bra decorated by Gloria Bell

'Nothing Sweeter' bra decorated by Gloria Bell

Many Threads collection
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Artworks
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Gloria Bell
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2014
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Slip cast earthenware vase made by Rita Davey, 2003

Slip cast earthenware vase made by Rita Davey, 2003

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Rita Davey
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2003
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I'm heading back

I'm heading back

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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Poster titled 'Think Globally. Act Locally...'

Poster titled 'Think Globally. Act Locally...'

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1984
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Goulburn Diocese Synod,1900, Address of the Right Rev. The PResident, Tuesday, May 8th

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Leaflets
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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Native fuchsia

Native fuchsia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Joss Ponatjimi
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Australia banner

Australia banner

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Statue of Captain Cook, Hyde Park, Sydney, N.S.W

Statue of Captain Cook, Hyde Park, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Rural town

Rural town

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Jean Bourke
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Coming in to Interfet

Coming in to Interfet

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Australian rugby league cap, 1924

Australian rugby league cap, 1924

Vic Armbruster collection
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Caps
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Australia
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Vic Armbruster
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1924
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Painting no. 4, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla making Minalinka lagoon

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Poster - Australia, New Zealand, and cartoon figures depicting people saying, thinking or singing

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Dr Di Bretherton collection
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HMAS Melbourne

HMAS Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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When A Man Grows Old!

When A Man Grows Old!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
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Harding & Billings
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Painting depicts Namarrkon, the Lightning Spirit and dancing mimi spirits by Jimmy Nakkurridjdjilmi Nganjmirra of Gunbalanya, 1970

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Jimmy N. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Child's drawing by unknown artist

Child's drawing by unknown artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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A man with dogs.

A man with dogs.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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