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Gerhardt Laves collection
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No Music in the Australian Bush?

No Music in the Australian Bush?

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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History for Fourth Classes

History for Fourth Classes

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Textbooks
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Reverend John Grosse
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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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Sadie W
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'Wanydjarrpu' bark painting, native plant species

'Wanydjarrpu' bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Printed letter from GRACE BROS. HOLDINGS LIMITED to the shareholders in J B Young Holdings Limited

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Business letters
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Grace Bros
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1979
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Advance Australia

Advance Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Flora White
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Weight and Centre of Gravity Schedule for G-AERD, 16 March 1980

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Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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Photograph of Winnie O'Sullivan sitting on a backless stool, c1917

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Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographs
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Winnie O'Sullivan
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1902
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Fish

Fish

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Collages
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Microtis Porrifolia

Microtis Porrifolia

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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1873
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C.A. Spurgin Hairdresser & Tobacconist

C.A. Spurgin Hairdresser & Tobacconist

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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C.A. Spurgin Hairdresser and Tobacconist
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1909
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Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Harnessing the dogs and preparing to start on a sledging expedition

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Club

Club

L and T Hackney collection
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Clubs
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Narra ceremony.

Narra ceremony.

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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Gawarrin
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1965
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Postcard featuring racehorse - Silvanite

Postcard featuring racehorse - Silvanite

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Esther Wolmby
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Envelope to Mrs John Richmond

Envelope to Mrs John Richmond

Joan Richmond collection
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Envelopes
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Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1931
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Engraved boab nut 'Families in the Bush' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'Families in the Bush' by Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Child's drawing - My Family

Child's drawing - My Family

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Gove, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirrkala School
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The Imperial Fine Art Corporation, Holborn, London

The Imperial Fine Art Corporation, Holborn, London

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Warakurna Kangaroos and Warburton Tigers by Rocky Porter

Warakurna Kangaroos and Warburton Tigers by Rocky Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Rocky Porter
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2011
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Black and white photograph of Randwick Junior Rugby Union Football Club, 3rd Grade Premiers, 1920

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Randwick Rugby Union Football Club
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1920
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Medical inspection card for Mrs Elna Glover 1919

Medical inspection card for Mrs Elna Glover 1919

Enid Treadgold collection
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Medical records
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Elna Glover
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1919
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Clay sample

Clay sample

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Samples
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'Dukurrurru stone story', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1967

'Dukurrurru stone story', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1967

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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Narritjin Maymuru
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1967
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'1942-1943 E. J. Walsh M.L.A and Mrs Walsh send hearty Christmas and New Year Greetings, Brisbane December 1942'

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Christmas cards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1942
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Cricket ball

Cricket ball

Nanette Ward collection
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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Van Houten's cocoa

Van Houten's cocoa

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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The Netherlands
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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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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Richard Miller
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I like eating goose my father hunt it

I like eating goose my father hunt it

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Louis J. Tipungwuti
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Large frying pan

Large frying pan

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Frying pans
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Drawing depicting a reef near Waraber (Sue Island), Torres Strait, by Tessie Peteri

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Tessie Peteri
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1992
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Act Responsibly for Christ's Sake - Nuclear War?

Act Responsibly for Christ's Sake - Nuclear War?

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Courtroom sketch 'Prof. James. Cameron.' by Veronica O'Leary dated 11 October 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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Weapon - Shield

Weapon - Shield

Edmund Milne collection
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Shields
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Story of a Woman's Camp and the Origin of Damper

Story of a Woman's Camp and the Origin of Damper

Yanyatjarri Tjakamarra collection no. 1
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Acrylic paintings
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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1973
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Mythological Mallierra (post initiation) ceremonies at Winparrku

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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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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Como Railway Bridge, George's River

Como Railway Bridge, George's River

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Como, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Birds Eye View, Festival of Empire, Crystal Palace

Birds Eye View, Festival of Empire, Crystal Palace

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Crystal Palace, London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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National Park

National Park

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tree-lined river with a mountain in the background, and a quote from Henry Lawson.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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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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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Julie Motton
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Convict love token engraved with the names John Hobbs and George Brown, 1834

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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CND - Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

CND - Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Courtroom sketch of a witness at 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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Child's drawing by Lisa Brown, Cabbage Tree Island Primary School NSW

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Cabbage Tree Island, New South Wales, Australia
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Lisa Brown
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Two trams close together

Two trams close together

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Royal Agricultural Society passes

Royal Agricultural Society passes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Passes
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Brown plastic funnel

Brown plastic funnel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Funnels
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Certificate of Registration for A. Jedrzejowski

Certificate of Registration for A. Jedrzejowski

Andrzej Jedrzejowski 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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South Australia, Australia
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Great Northern Juvenile Athletic and Schools Exhibition Association
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1934
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Six women playing cricket

Six women playing cricket

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Man standing beside a horse and cart, with other horse and carts in the background.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Biscuit cutter

Biscuit cutter

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Biscuit cutters
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Convict love token engraved with the initials G.E.R., 1828

Convict love token engraved with the initials G.E.R., 1828

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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