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Renown toy train steam locomotive

Renown toy train steam locomotive

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy locomotives
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly at a microphone with unidentified men and women, 1948

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1948
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Scribing knife

Scribing knife

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking tools
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Child's drawing - A river where we go for swim by Belinda Nganawu

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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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Belinda Nganawu
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1905"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1905
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'Turtle totem in sacred well of Baku's tribe'

'Turtle totem in sacred well of Baku's tribe'

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ray Baku
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Linocut of diving helmet titled 'Au Karem ar Araigi le' by Ellarose Savage, 2012

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Ellarose Savage collection no.2
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Linocuts
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Ellarose Savage
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2012
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Native Bear. When the moon is brightly shining

Native Bear. When the moon is brightly shining

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Marlborough Art Co
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Surf Carnival, Bronte N.S.W

Surf Carnival, Bronte N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bronte Beach, Bronte, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Shovel

Shovel

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Shovels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Savage Co Ltd
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1930
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Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 10

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 10

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Austral Railway Models price list

Austral Railway Models price list

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Price lists
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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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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Maurice Taylor
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Harvesters [Millet]

Harvesters [Millet]

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Patricia Heath collection
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E D Johnson Marine Chronometer No 111, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Edward Daniel Johnson
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Duke Kahanamoku of Honolulu

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
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Duke Kahanamoku
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Poster with text 'The convicts came from England and 26 other Lands...It was multiculturalism by conviction'

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Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Posters
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England
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Chisel

Chisel

George O Crawford collection
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Chisels
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Ice skating man.

Ice skating man.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Child's drawing Tamarind trees

Child's drawing Tamarind trees

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nhulunbuy, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dhupuma College
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Two men standing near flowing pipe

Two men standing near flowing pipe

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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At the shaft

At the shaft

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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White enamel kidney dish

White enamel kidney dish

Thompson Family collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Child's drawing of Albert Namatjira

Child's drawing of Albert Namatjira

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Billy Miller
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Magazines
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Model boomerang

Model boomerang

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Napura
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1/2 Mile Australasia Championship 1926 - 2nd place medal

1/2 Mile Australasia 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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Plaster bust

Plaster bust

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Alan Heap
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Machattie Park, Bathurst, 1907

Machattie Park, Bathurst, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Ceramic sardine dish with lid

Ceramic sardine dish with lid

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Covered dishes
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1857
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Kangaroo

Kangaroo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cambridge Gulf, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Marruka and Rakay', bark painting, native plant species

'Marruka and Rakay', 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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Snow covered mountains.

Snow covered mountains.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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For Interstate Travel the Railway is always the best way!

For Interstate Travel the Railway is always the best way!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Posters
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1935
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

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

Stuffed toy pig prize won by Erin Craig for having the redde...

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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Lett's Eighteen Penny Diary and Almanack for 1861

Lett's Eighteen Penny Diary and Almanack for 1861

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Diaries
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1860
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Ocean Beach, Kiama, NSW

Ocean Beach, Kiama, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kiama, South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Herbert
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Harvest-Time in Australia

Harvest-Time in Australia

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Atlas Press Pty Ltd
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1920
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Sample of Munyuro seeds

Sample of Munyuro seeds

Stan Mitchell collection
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Botanical specimens
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Bush Leaf

Bush Leaf

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Typescript of letters written by William Pitt Faithfull between 1851 and 1854

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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William P. Faithfull
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1851
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Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
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'Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1977

'Mirkantji', painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1977

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1977
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Uranium play it safe

Uranium play it safe

Fred Daly collection
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Political badges
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Horse in a stable with dog

Horse in a stable with dog

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Harding & Billings
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Child's drawing This is my home-land centre by Henry Mumunggurr

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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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Henry Mununggurr
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Magazines
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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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Debbie Marpoonbin
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Card to accompany cake

Card to accompany cake

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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Painting depicts a crocodile painted in the X-ray style

Painting depicts a crocodile painted in the 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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Yiwun Y. Maduwarr
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Hermannsburg style painting, titled 'Simpsons Gap', by Terry Gleeson

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Coulson collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Simpsons Gap, Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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T J. Gleeson
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Metal button with military insignia

Metal button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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