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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob han...

Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Mercer Marine Survey Chronometer No 14898 mounted in cylindrical metal case with lid

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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Union membership card of the Waterside Workers Federation (Melbourne Branch) issued to Harry Duyker

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 1
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Membership cards
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Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Herman '. Duyker
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1954
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Record titled CENTURY THEATRE DUBBO

Record titled CENTURY THEATRE DUBBO

Ron Bell collection
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Audio records
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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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Richard Galvin
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a physical manifestation of the spiritual being Ngalyod, circa 1975

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1975
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Cigarette card

Cigarette card

Turner Family collection
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Cigarette cards
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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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1921
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The Aboriginal Inhabitants

The Aboriginal Inhabitants

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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George French Angas
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1847
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Immigration of Chinese and Indian Coolies, return to an address, Queensland 1875

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Chinese in Australia Rare Books collection
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Government records
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1875
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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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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michael Marshall
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Child holding a basket of eggs, with chickens in the foreground

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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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1909
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Convict love token engraved with the initials G.W., J.W. and W.W., 1834

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Teaspoon presented to thirty-year members of the Melbourne Women's Walking Club

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Melbourne Women's Walking Club collection
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Teaspoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Stokes & Sons
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UNDERGROUND CELL, POINT PUER.

UNDERGROUND CELL, POINT PUER.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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J W. Beattie
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Sculpture resembling bulls horns

Sculpture resembling bulls horns

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Stuffed toy pig prize won by Erin Craig for having the reddest hair of children aboard SS Lurline, 1946

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Erin Craig collection
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Toy pigs
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Pacific Ocean
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Erin Craig
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1946
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Needle-Art Autumn 1924

Needle-Art Autumn 1924

Muriel Kelly collection
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Magazines
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United States of America
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1924
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Snow Scene, Ballarat Gardens. 1905

Snow Scene, Ballarat Gardens. 1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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1905
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Child's drawing by Tracey Twaddle, St Michael's School, Palm Island QLD

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Palm Island, Queensland, Australia
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Tracey Twaddle
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Encased photograph of Jessie and William Gallaway

Encased photograph of Jessie and William Gallaway

Gallaway-Gore collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Jessie A. Gallaway
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P & O India - China - Australia Mail and Passenger Services S.S. Moldavia 16,000 Tons 13,250 H.P.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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The Serpent-men, Jurlungur and Gadjalan

The Serpent-men, Jurlungur and Gadjalan

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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York St Sydney

York St 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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Kodak Ltd
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After the Fire June, 21, 1929 Butchers Board Smithfield

After the Fire June, 21, 1929 Butchers Board Smithfield

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1929
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Rolfe's Custard Powder tin

Rolfe's Custard Powder tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rolfe & Co Ltd
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1966
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Waterside Workers Federation of Australia Sydney Branch, In memory of our fallen members at the front

Waterside Workers Federation of Australia Sydney Branch, In ...

Waterside Workers Federation of Australia (Sydney Branch) collection
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Commemorative banners
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Waterside Workers Federation of Australia (Sydney Branch)
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1914
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Harness hooks

Harness hooks

Geoff Gray collection
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Horse tack
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Burrinjuck The Tunnel 30 Jan 1911

Burrinjuck The Tunnel 30 Jan 1911

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Burrinjuck Dam, Burrinjuck, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Painting depicts a fisherman holding spear over his head, and 2 large long-nosed fish.

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The Australian Scene collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mandarg
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Child's drawing a camp by Gary Wununthwuy

Child's drawing a camp by Gary Wununthwuy

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gary Wununthwuy
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Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Swain and Co
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Letters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1944
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Postcard showing tulips

Postcard showing tulips

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Edward
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Dolly clothes peg

Dolly clothes peg

Margaret Heap collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1950
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Child's drawing - Children playing games by Dominic Louis Timaepatua age 8yrs, Bathurst Island NT

Child's drawing - Children playing games by Dominic Louis Ti...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
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Dominic L. Timaepatua
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Pair of white, cotton crocheted gloves

Pair of white, cotton crocheted gloves

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Gloves
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel E. McPhee
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1916
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"I SUPPORT THE TASMANIAN WILDERNESS SOCIETY"

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Stickers
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Tasmania, Australia
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Tasmanian Wilderness Society
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Mt Loch from Loch Spur, Hotham Height, Vic

Mt Loch from Loch Spur, Hotham Height, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Loch, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Looters on the way to be executed, Kalgan 27.6.1914

Looters on the way to be executed, Kalgan 27.6.1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Stuzzi Memocord Microphone Remote Control Unit

Stuzzi Memocord Microphone Remote Control Unit

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Audio equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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Saint Andrew's Cathedral Sydney NSW

Saint Andrew's Cathedral Sydney NSW

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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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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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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Hilton Johnson
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Blue leather-covered 1928 diary of A L Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn

Blue leather-covered 1928 diary of A L Faithfull, Springfiel...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Diaries
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New Testament

New Testament

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bibles
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1812
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Stimson's Reef

Stimson's Reef

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Books
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1942
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Story of the Women's Camp and the Origin of Damper

Story of the Women'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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Wooden board from a packing case for exported frozen rabbits, used by Wilkinson & Maher, Yelarbon, QLD

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Bert Wright collection
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Food packaging
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Yelarbon, Queensland, Australia
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Wilkinson & Maher
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1926
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Wooden cell door, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Thomas Goodchild Bullivant by Davies & Co., Melbourne, 1866

Thomas Goodchild Bullivant by Davies & Co., Melbourne, 1866

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Cartes-de-visite
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1866
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Lid of quilt box from 'Quilt rage' diorama

Lid of quilt box from 'Quilt rage' diorama

Michael Leunig/Bryan Brown collection
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Models
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Mr Michael Leunig
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Montgomerie Terrace, Mount Florida (Glasgow, Scotland)

Montgomerie Terrace, Mount Florida (Glasgow, Scotland)

Jack Russel Greenham collection
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Photographic postcards
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Toby, King of Vanrook

Toby, King of Vanrook

Toby of Vanrook Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Vanrook, Queensland, Australia
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King Toby
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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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Alicia Portaminni
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Lines in red and blue

Lines in red and blue

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