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'Death and Mortuary Rites' by Mathaman Marika, Yirrkala, 1967

'Death and Mortuary Rites' by Mathaman Marika, Yirrkala, 196...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1967
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The Royal Park, Launceston, Tas

The Royal Park, Launceston, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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For Bali

For Bali

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Community posters
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Map titled 'Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio'

Map titled 'Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio'

Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio Map collection
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Maps
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Post Office and Wesleyan Church, Leichhardt

Post Office and Wesleyan Church, Leichhardt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Bark painting titled Ngarra Ceremony by Djawa

Bark painting titled Ngarra Ceremony by Djawa

Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djawa
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The Harvest

The Harvest

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Boys and Girls come out to Play

Boys and Girls come out to Play

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from James Chiddey, 1820

Convict love token from James Chiddey, 1820

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Senior Postman's grey fabric peaked cap with gold PMG badge

Senior Postman's grey fabric peaked cap with gold PMG badge

Catherine Davenport collection
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Caps
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Riverwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Robert P. Davenport
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1961
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Reg Dunn's pushbike

Reg Dunn's pushbike

Irrigation (Deniliquin and Tatura) collection
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Bicycles
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Deniliquin, Riverina, New South Wales, Australia
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Murray Irrigation Limited
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1933
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Message sticks

Message sticks

Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Message sticks
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1914
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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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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Edna Mary
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Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eileen T. Tipungwuti
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Bone china coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffee cups
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Reconnoitre

Reconnoitre

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Norwood Cricket Club A grade Premiers, 1913-14 team

Norwood Cricket Club A grade Premiers, 1913-14 team

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Gilbert Meller Studios
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1913
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Bridge Street, Ballarat, Vic

Bridge Street, Ballarat, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Totemic creatures.

Totemic creatures.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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Sepia photograph of a group of people gathered for a rural event

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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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Aluminium plaque featuring a design of a kangaroo and an emu embracing the Olympic torch, over the Olympic rings

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Plaques
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Glass plate negative - Hut decked with porcupine grass, eastern Arrernte people, Arltunga, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Kangaroo skin mat made at Hermannsburg Mission

Kangaroo skin mat made at Hermannsburg Mission

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Mats
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Colour photograph of Barry Christophers and Joe McGinness sitting on the bonnet of a red car

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Barry Christophers collection
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Photographs
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Barry Christophers
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2000
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Loutitt Bay from Dean Marsh Road, Lorne, Vic

Loutitt Bay from Dean Marsh Road, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Loutitt Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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First photo taken of H.R.H. Prince of Wales leaving the 'Renown' to land in Sydney

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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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King Edward VIII
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1920
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Faithfull brothers Henry Montague and Reginald, William Percy and George

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Goanna [Perentie]

Goanna [Perentie]

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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An Australian Sheep Station

An Australian Sheep Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Cream-coloured partial dance program BALL, 15th May 1867

Cream-coloured partial dance program BALL, 15th May 1867

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1867
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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Brown envelope, postmarked

Brown envelope, postmarked "BRISBANE, Q, LAND, 1-AM, 1 JAN, ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cumberland River, Lorne

Cumberland River, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cumberland River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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1907
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Agnes Oswald

Agnes Oswald

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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CARBINE'S MELBOURNE CUP 3 MIN 28 + 4 SEC

CARBINE'S MELBOURNE CUP 3 MIN 28 + 4 SEC

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1890
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Carved pig

Carved pig

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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Spear

Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Entrance to Sydney Harbour, North Head in distance, NSW

Entrance to Sydney Harbour, North Head in distance, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Harvest moon

Harvest moon

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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Glass plate negative - The main street of Derby, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

Glass plate negative - The main street of Derby, Western Aus...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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'Wikirri' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2007

'Wikirri' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2007
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The Honey Ant Dreaming

The Honey Ant Dreaming

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Musty S. Tjapangati
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Glass plate negative - The game of 'gorri', Humbert River station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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1922
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Australia, the world's tuckerbox

Australia, the world's tuckerbox

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ship with white and black funnel under way

Ship with white and black funnel under way

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cape Byron Lighthouse, N.S.W, 1909

Cape Byron Lighthouse, N.S.W, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cape Byron Lighthouse, Cape Byron, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Blazer

Blazer

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Blazers
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Bark painting ' 'Cursing the Lovers' A painting of retribution' by Paddy Compass Namatbara

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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Paper with dried plant (fern) attached

Paper with dried plant (fern) attached

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Plants
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Meal time

Meal time

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Film negative - Small palm trees and other vegetation, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

Film negative - Small palm trees and other vegetation, Arnhe...

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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June Flood 1950,  Grafton. Prince St. West side, between, Pound and Fitzroy Sts

June Flood 1950, Grafton. Prince St. West side, between, Po...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1950
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Pearl Faithfull as a young girl

Pearl Faithfull as a young girl

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Relief' Hospital ship American Navy, entering Sydney Heads 23/7/25.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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United States Navy
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1925
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Artist's journal of Tayenebe project, created by Vicki West

Artist's journal of Tayenebe project, created by Vicki West

Tayenebe collection
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Journals
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Vicki West
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Batik practice piece showing design in progress on fabric, attributed to Nyukana 'Daisy' Baker, 1975

Batik practice piece showing design in progress on fabric, a...

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Textiles
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Jogjakarta, Java, Indonesia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1975
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Courtroom sketch 'Mr Ian Barker QC for the Crown...' 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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