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Leptospermum laevigatum

Leptospermum laevigatum

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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1876
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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

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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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Blackheath, railway station

Blackheath, railway station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Blackheath, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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1915
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Postcard featuring a watercolour drawing of twined Australian and Union Jack flags

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Northern Territory Natives, John Burnett

Northern Territory Natives, John Burnett

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tucker Box Pioneer monument, Gundagai

Tucker Box Pioneer monument, Gundagai

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter from Alexander Mussen to William Mussen, August 1855

Letter from Alexander Mussen to William Mussen, August 1855

Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Montreal, Canada
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Alexander Mussen
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1855
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Hawkesbury River, NSW, 1907

Hawkesbury River, NSW, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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First engine leaving New Central Station Sydney 4 August 1906

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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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Charles H. Kerry
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1906
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To Commemorate the visit of the American Fleet to Australia

To Commemorate the visit of the American Fleet to Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackie Giles
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2008
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Comin' Home by Ros Langford

Comin' Home by Ros Langford

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Ros Langford collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Tasmania, Australia
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Ros Langford
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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper portrait medallion of naturalist and botanist Joseph Banks

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Banks Medallion collection
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Portrait medallions
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England
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Wedgwood
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1775
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Handwritten recipe for Black Puddings

Handwritten recipe for Black Puddings

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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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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Marguerita Munkara
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Trophy awarded to 'Tania Verstak Miss Australia in recognition of outstanding service for Queensland Industry'

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Tania Verstak collection
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Trophies
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Mrs Tania Young
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Courtroom 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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 Botanical specimen - saltbush (Atriplex crystallinum), collected by Ferdinand von Mueller

Botanical specimen - saltbush (Atriplex crystallinum), coll...

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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Letter to Miss Nancy Clements from The Ceylon Tea Company Propaganda Board

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Nance Pownall collection
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Ceylon
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Malcolm Dando
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1937
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Sutherland ladies bicycle

Sutherland ladies bicycle

Paul Farren collection
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Bicycles
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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Mary Willsallen at Government House, Sydney on being awarded her Order of Australia

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Mary Willsallen collection
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Australian Comic Alphabet Series - D

Australian Comic Alphabet Series - D

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wetsuit top

Wetsuit top

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Rodney Dillon collection
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Wetsuits
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Jessie Harris (nee Baker) with her children,  Jessie, Phyllis, George (Tom).

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Glass plate negative - The Narlarla outcrop, Napier Range, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

Glass plate negative - The Narlarla outcrop, Napier Range, W...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Napier Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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The bush fire

The bush fire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Courtroom sketch of Lindy Chamberlain testifying by Veronica O'Leary, dated 13 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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A man and a woman on a park bench with a cow in the background.

A man and a woman on a park bench with a cow in the backgrou...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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T.A.A. travel poster

T.A.A. travel poster

Ron Kerr collection
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Advertising posters
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Australia
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TAA/Australian Airlines Museum
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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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Nollamara, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Leon Garlett
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Taj Mahal diorama, used with the Rocket Clock

Taj Mahal diorama, used with the Rocket Clock

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) - Play School collection ...
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Dioramas
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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Liyagalawumirri  mortuary rites.

Liyagalawumirri mortuary rites.

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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Nanganarralil
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1964
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Courtroom sketch 'Lindy Chamberlain listens to Ian Barker, QC' 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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The Presbyterian Church, Mt Gambier, SA

The Presbyterian Church, 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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Postcard with text 'Allies in Defence against Defiance' and featuring an image of King George V

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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France
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King George V
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1914
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Photo album owned by David Davis, owner of Phar Lap, featuring each of Phar Lap's Australian race wins

Photo album owned by David Davis, owner of Phar Lap, featuri...

David Davis collection
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Photograph albums
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Flemington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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David J. Davis
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1928
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Note from Adrian Quist to Mr Hart regarding the auction of Quist's tennis racket

Note from Adrian Quist to Mr Hart regarding the auction of Q...

Adrian Quist collection
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Notes
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Wimbledon, London, England
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Mr Adrian K. Quist
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1986
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Letter of

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Documents
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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Clematis Alpina

Clematis Alpina

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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This is the Bali we all know and love

This is the Bali we all know and love

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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Postcard featuring racehorse - Cruciform

Postcard featuring racehorse - Cruciform

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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Leitz Wetzlar dissecting light monocular microscope

Leitz Wetzlar dissecting light monocular microscope

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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Wetzlar, Germany
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Leitz Wetzlar
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Certificate

Certificate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Rectangular nine carat gold-plated metal cigarette case engraved with 'SMITHY OLD SON WE MADE IT. CHARLES'

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Charles Kingsford-Smith collection
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Cigarette cases
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Sir Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1920
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Stockman's Departure

Stockman's Departure

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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Painting depicts an oval shield-like figure between two lizards

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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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Saddleworth, South Australia, Australia
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Midland Agricultural Society
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Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Wodonga Place, Albury, NSW

Wodonga Place, Albury, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Between traditional and white culture

Between traditional and white culture

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Tiedemann
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2007
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A terrier with ribbon collar, sitting on a cushion

A terrier with ribbon collar, sitting on a cushion

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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 Life On The Ocean Wave - or - The Queen Elizabeth's Relief

Life On The Ocean Wave - or - The Queen Elizabeth's Relief

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
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Abraham and Sons
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1908
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Bathes of Apollon

Bathes of Apollon

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Split cane circular basket

Split cane circular basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Baskets
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Convict love token from G. Johnson, 1841

Convict love token from G. Johnson, 1841

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Mountain Devil - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Log Cabin

Log Cabin

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Quilts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1900
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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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Big Dog Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Curtis Webb
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