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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Pencil sketch depicting four deer

Pencil sketch depicting four deer

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Courtroom sketch 'The Chamberlain counsel, Mr. John Phillips, QC. questioning Michael...' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 22 October 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'The Chamberlain counsel, Mr. John Phillips...

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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Fish scoop

Fish scoop

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Fishing equipment
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Commercial Street, showing Town Hall, Mt Gambier, SA

Commercial Street, showing Town Hall, 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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Broken Hill looking North, 1907

Broken Hill looking North, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Unused invitation from Miss Faithfull to Mr W. H. Anderson, 16 February 1898

Unused invitation from Miss Faithfull to Mr W. H. Anderson, ...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Letter from James Turner to

Letter from James Turner to "Dear Sister and Brother", dated...

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Personal letters
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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James Turner
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1862
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Pacific Hotel from the pier, Lorne, Victoria

Pacific Hotel from the pier, Lorne, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Emu egg carved with image of a man's face and animals by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of a man's face and animals by Bil...

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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A fair prospect

A fair prospect

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Convict love token from G. Green

Convict love token from G. Green

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay) at Kulama Time.

Milikapiti (Snake Bay) at Kulama Time.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milikapiti, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tipurrukuwamirri
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Balmoral Beach, Sydney, NSW

Balmoral Beach, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts kangaroo in x-ray style

Painting depicts kangaroo in x-ray style

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 Mijawmijal
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Blue dance program titled 'Programme, Government House, 1868'

Blue dance program titled 'Programme, Government House, 1868...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1968
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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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Gerardine Kerinauia
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Convict love token from William Taffs

Convict love token from William Taffs

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Federation style, two storey house with verandas and garden

Federation style, two storey house with verandas and garden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Film negative - A lone huntsman, photographed by Herbert Basedow, Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, 1926

Film negative - A lone huntsman, photographed by Herbert Bas...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Hello, I'm Hector Cat - Road Safety leaflet

Hello, I'm Hector Cat - Road Safety leaflet

Ian Yeaman collection
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Leaflets
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1971
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Baldwin Spencer and Paddy Cahill by Gabriel Maralngurra

Baldwin Spencer and Paddy Cahill by Gabriel Maralngurra

Gabriel Maralngurra collection
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Paintings
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Gabriel Maralngurra
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Jet workers, Whitby

Jet workers, Whitby

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1890
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Men on horseback

Men on horseback

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Charles Hammond
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Barron Falls, near Cairns

Barron Falls, near Cairns

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Barron Falls, Cairns District, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cote D'Azur. Citrons-Fleurs et Fruits

Cote D'Azur. Citrons-Fleurs et Fruits

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Card of Interlaken and Jungfrau

Card of Interlaken and Jungfrau

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cards
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Switzerland
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Courtroom sketch of Roberta Elston testifying during the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, dated 8 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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Racing silks worn in the 1897 and 1898 Melbourne Cup races on Gaulus and The Grafter

Racing silks worn in the 1897 and 1898 Melbourne Cup races o...

William Forrester collection
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Riding habits
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Coogee Beach, N.S.W

Coogee Beach, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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MANLY ESPLANADE.

MANLY ESPLANADE.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Manly Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter from Alexander Mussen to William Mussen, September 1863

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Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Alexander Mussen
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1863
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1/4 Mile Australasian Championship 1926 - 2nd place medal

1/4 Mile Australasian Championship 1926 - 2nd place medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Mr Ken Ross
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1926
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Courtroom sketch 'Prof. Boettcher addressing the court.' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 14 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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Brazil

Brazil

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Advertising card featuring Jeff Smith

Advertising card featuring Jeff Smith

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Circular silk sampler map of the western hemisphere that indicate the routes of Captain James Cook's three voyages

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Embroidered Map Samplers collection
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Maps
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Captain James Cook
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Ferns, with a fence in the foreground.

Ferns, with a fence in the foreground.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The fig avenue, Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, SA

The fig avenue, Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard featuring a pen and ink drawing of a solitary figure in a torrential downpour

Postcard featuring a pen and ink drawing of a solitary figur...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcard featuring a tram on a dirt road

Postcard featuring a tram on a dirt road

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Film negative - Man with rock python, Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Brown and white slip cast terracotta vase made by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2003

Brown and white slip cast terracotta vase made by Tjunkaya T...

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2003
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Convict love token from John Honell, 1835

Convict love token from John Honell, 1835

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the...

Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Australians unite

Australians unite

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Posters
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Racing silks in the colours of Tony Santic

Racing silks in the colours of Tony Santic

Graham Dash and Carol Sampson collection
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Riding habits
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Queensland, Australia
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Mitty's of Queensland, Saddlers & Riding Outfitters
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2003
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Convict love token from Thomas Linsdale, 1836

Convict love token from Thomas Linsdale, 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Souvenir of Katoomba - taken at Echo Point

Souvenir of Katoomba - taken at Echo Point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Echo Point, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Advice Note from Hants & Sussex Aviation Ltd

Advice Note from Hants & Sussex Aviation Ltd

Neil Jensen collection
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Documents
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Glass plate negative - Men working in stockyards, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

Glass plate negative - Men working in stockyards, Innamincka...

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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1919
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Certificate awarded at the Wongan Hills and District Agricultural Society (Inc.) Show, 1965 for first prize for a snow white play apron

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Northam, Western Australia, Australia
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News-express Print
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1965
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Photograph of Winnie O'Sullivan sitting on a backless stool, c1917

Photograph of Winnie O'Sullivan sitting on a backless stool,...

Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographs
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Winnie O'Sullivan
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1902
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Piccadilly from Carminow, Mt Lofty, SA

Piccadilly from Carminow, Mt Lofty, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Piccadilly, Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bone china teacup and saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Wedgwood
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Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

Kimberley Native - Nor' West Native

Patricia Heath collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Dari headdress

Dari headdress

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Headdresses
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Carolus Isua OAM
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