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Birds by Jimmy Namiridali Nonganyari, Croker Island, 1965

Birds by Jimmy Namiridali Nonganyari, Croker Island, 1965

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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January N. Namiridali
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1965
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We're Having a Little Outing [Black swans]

We're Having a Little Outing [Black swans]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spear

Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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An Australian Sheep Station

An Australian Sheep Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Botanical Gardens - Sydney

Botanical Gardens - Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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40 GHz Transmitter unit

40 GHz Transmitter unit

CSIRO WLAN collection
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Transmitters
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South East Wind

South East Wind

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nambinara
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1948
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek, Red Gorge, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1900
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Woman dressed as a maid

Woman dressed as a maid

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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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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Soldiers Point, NSW

Soldiers Point, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Soldiers Point, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW

Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW

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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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Lear...

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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Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

Wooden paddle - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Paddles
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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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Photograph of Jane Macdonald Gellibrand

Photograph of Jane Macdonald Gellibrand

Joseph Tice Gellibrand collection
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Photographs
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An after Christmas wail

An after Christmas wail

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Vic

The Mitchell River, Bairnsdale, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mitchell River, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Courtroom sketch 'Cross examination of Rex Harold Kuchel, consultant botanist.' by Veronica O'Leary, 23 September 1982

Courtroom sketch 'Cross examination of Rex Harold Kuchel, co...

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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Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Wallenius Wilhelmsen MV Tampa collection
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Lifebuoys
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning.
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2001
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The Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The Blue 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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The Royal Agricultural Society Victoria,

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Colledge Family collection
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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1952
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Australian Rock-Grit coast

Australian Rock-Grit coast

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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Percival Type D3 Gull Six monoplane G-AERD

Percival Type D3 Gull Six monoplane G-AERD

Neil Jensen collection
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Aeroplanes
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Gravesend, Kent, England
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Percival Aircraft Company Limited
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1936
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Coogee Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Coogee Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee Bay, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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American and NSW women swimmers at Toowoomba, Queensland, 1911

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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1911
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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Twemlow
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1877
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The lookout and Leg of Mutton Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The lookout and 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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Certificate

Certificate

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Prize certificates
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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1886
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Glass plate negative - Camels pulling the expedition buggy, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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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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Jock Pouatjimi
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anawanda
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1948
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That's right, tickle my nose, George dear

That's right, tickle my nose, George dear

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Miss May Hartshorn
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1906
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A.U.S.N. Co.s Wyandra 4058 Tons 15 Knots

A.U.S.N. Co.s Wyandra 4058 Tons 15 Knots

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia XIX Olympic Games Mexico 68 pennant

Australia XIX Olympic Games Mexico 68 pennant

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Pennants
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Mexico
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1968
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1982
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Volume 1, 1873-6, 'Educational collections of Australian plants

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Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
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1873
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On the Interstate Line, Mt Lofty, South Australia

On the Interstate Line, Mt Lofty, South Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Lofty, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Tjunyinkya', painted by Johnnie Scobie Tjapanangka and Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1977

'Tjunyinkya', painted by Johnnie Scobie Tjapanangka and Turk...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnnie S. Tjapanangka
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1977
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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The Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The Blue 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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Letter from Reserve Bank to ATSIC

Letter from Reserve Bank to ATSIC

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Documents
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Robilt toy train bogie goods van with 'PENNANT HOUSEHOLD KEROSINE' on the side.

Robilt toy train bogie goods van with 'PENNANT HOUSEHOLD KER...

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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Convict love token from 1799, engraved to Mary Fin

Convict love token from 1799, engraved to Mary Fin

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Banaitscha/Banatja - # 2 of 5

Banaitscha/Banatja - # 2 of 5

Peter Redlich collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1956
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Ship underway in open seas

Ship underway in open seas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mouse sculpture

Mouse sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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His was the vision, ours was the task [F. M. Ludbrook]

His was the vision, ours was the task [F. M. Ludbrook]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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E M. Ludbrook
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Main Western Highway, Avenue of Honour, east end of Bacchus Marsh

Main Western Highway, Avenue of Honour, east end of Bacchus ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Metal container and knife

Metal container and knife

Joseph Tice Gellibrand collection
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Container components
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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P & O Branch Service England-Africa-Australia, T.S.S. Benalla 11,300 tons

P & O Branch Service England-Africa-Australia, T.S.S. Benall...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Australian Cricketing Team, 1888

The Australian Cricketing Team, 1888

Sporting Memorabilia collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company Limited
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1888
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Convict love token from T.B.

Convict love token from T.B.

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Serpent, Bilumbira - Yirrkala, 1948

The Serpent, Bilumbira - 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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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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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Black and white lantern slide - Goimbla Station where O'Maelly was Shot, 1863

Black and white lantern slide - Goimbla Station where O'Mael...

Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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Goimbla Station, Eugowra, New South Wales, Australia
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John O'Meally
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1863
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Six men in hats. Trans-Australian Railway

Six men in hats. Trans-Australian Railway

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from John Campling, 1818

Convict love token from John Campling, 1818

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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