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The Final Hearing of the Kenbi Land Claim of 1995, (turtle shell) by Gullawun Daniel Lee, 1999

The Final Hearing of the Kenbi Land Claim of 1995, (turtle s...

Gullawun Daniel Roque Lee collection
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Cox Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gullawun D. Lee
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1994
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Bark painting depicts two saratoga fish

Bark painting depicts two saratoga fish

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 26/11/1973 collection
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Bark paintings
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Cadell River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mandarg
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Girls at Fort St School, Sydney

Girls at Fort St School, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Circular Quay, Sydney

Circular Quay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Envelopes
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Olympic Games Opening Ceremony by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Olympic Games Opening Ceremony by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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2011
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Levuka, Fiji

Levuka, Fiji

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Levuka, Fiji
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts four goannas

Painting depicts four goannas

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lardjanga
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The Monolith, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

The Monolith, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Buffalo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Certificate for First Prize...Best Worked Table Centre to Mrs V.M. Wilson for her Round Rose tablecloth

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Stawell, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1964
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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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Panorama of Adelaide, SA

Panorama of Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographic portrait of Admiral Sir John Rushworth Jellicoe

Photographic portrait of Admiral Sir John Rushworth Jellicoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic prints
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Native tombs and modes of disposing of their dead

Native tombs and modes of disposing of their dead

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Stoney Creel, Coffs Harbour

Stoney Creel, Coffs Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'My Father Looking for his Brother' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

'My Father Looking for his Brother' by Clifford Brooks, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Clifford Brooks
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2007
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Natives at play, Ceylon Tea estate - Lipton series

Natives at play, Ceylon Tea estate - Lipton series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Ceylon
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Four men and one boy outside a tent.

Four men and one boy outside a tent.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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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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Tasmania, Australia
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Jason
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Bark painting

Bark painting

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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Maudie Tipupaju
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1965
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'Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2003

'Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2003

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Billy Atkins
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2003
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Three people on horseback

Three people on horseback

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Page one of Jim Maple Brown's speech at his wedding

Page one of Jim Maple Brown's speech at his wedding

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Walkies! in Victoria

Walkies! in Victoria

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Books
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Four men standing in front of a shop

Four men standing in front of a shop

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Gladys Cameron
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Press gallery pass

Press gallery pass

Bernard Freedman collection no. 2
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Passes
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Club

Club

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Post Office, Wangaratta, Vic

Post Office, Wangaratta, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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The hospital, Swan Hill, Vic

The hospital, Swan Hill, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Whitefellas Spinning Around by Jean Inyalanka Burke, 2011

Whitefellas Spinning Around by Jean Inyalanka Burke, 2011

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Paintings
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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Six documents, and a lace sample

Six documents, and a lace sample

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Program for JC Williamson's production 'Chu Chin Chow', Her Majesty's Theatre, 7 March, 1923

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Herbert Browne collection
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Financial ledger April 1925 to March 1942.

Financial ledger April 1925 to March 1942.

Thompson Family collection
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Notebooks
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Amperea spartioides

Amperea spartioides

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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Album containing documents, drawings and photographs relating to the Bendigo Pottery [Vol B, 1-32]

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William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Albums
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Emu

Emu

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Marlborough Art Co
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Flower Clock from Play School

Flower Clock from Play School

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) - Play School collection ...
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Clocks
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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Matthew Flinders' 'A Voyage to Terra Australis' (1814) , Volume 2

Matthew Flinders' 'A Voyage to Terra Australis' (1814) , Vol...

Matthew Flinders collection
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Travel books
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London, England
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1814
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Envelopes
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Claire Faithfull sitting on a garden seat holding a spray of flowers

Claire Faithfull sitting on a garden seat holding a spray of...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Animal long bone awl

Animal long bone awl

Gladys Henry collection
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Awls
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Jessie Harris (nee Baker) with her children,  Jessie, Phyllis, George (Tom)

Jessie Harris (nee Baker) with her children, Jessie, Phylli...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Caricature of an adult mouse and six young mice seated in front of a board

Caricature of an adult mouse and six young mice seated in fr...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Harry B. Neilson
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Convict love token from J. Riley, 1832

Convict love token from J. Riley, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Business registration certificate for St Cyr Cosmetics Creations,1950

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Herbert Browne collection
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Certificates
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Jamestown, South Australia, Australia
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The Belalie Agricultural Society
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1946
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Soldiers Memorial Hall, Yass

Soldiers Memorial Hall, Yass

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting 'Yirritja Narra flying fox dance' by George Milpurrurru, Milingimbi, 1966

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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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George Milpurrurru
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1966
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Two page letter from John Close to Alice Close, 1911

Two page letter from John Close to Alice Close, 1911

John Collinson Close collection
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Letters
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1911
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Courtoom 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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Core [stone implement]

Core [stone implement]

HM Cooper collection
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Cores
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Sellicks Beach, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Harold M. Cooper
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Black and white photograph of women's swimming team, possibly Ella Smith, c.1920s

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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No doubt you will be surprised...

No doubt you will be surprised...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Convict love token from Peter Martin, 1836

Convict love token from Peter Martin, 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Horts Chronology and Ancient History.

Horts Chronology and Ancient History.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Fire dreaming

Fire dreaming

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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Yama Maymuru
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1965
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