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Trans-Australian Railway. Type of Aboriginal met by surveyors in 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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South Australia, Australia
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Trans-Australian Railway
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1914
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Pin cushion in the shape of a shoe

Pin cushion in the shape of a shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pincushions
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Beauchamp's Cliffs, Bundanoon, NSW

Beauchamp's Cliffs, Bundanoon, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter to Light Plane Services from the C.A.A.

Letter to Light Plane Services from the C.A.A.

Neil Jensen collection
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Letters
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Harold Chatfield
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Aboriginal Mia Mias, Murray River, N. Queensland.

Aboriginal Mia Mias, Murray River, N. Queensland.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Murray River, North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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The Travels of the Man, Jundaruna

The Travels of the Man, Jundaruna

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Minimini Numalkiyiya Mamarika
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1948
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Bardurru, the Hollow Mortuary Log is borne to the Milky Way or The Pussycat and the Crows.

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Dauwidi
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Glazed stoneware vase with Tiwi birds by John Bosco Tipiloura, Bathurst Island, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Vases
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1978
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Glass plate negative - Expedition party crossing a clay flat, north-west of Gill's Bluff, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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Ravenscraig

Ravenscraig

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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1919
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Spiritual World 1 - Young Mannalargenna, Chief of the NE of Tasmania

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vernon Graham
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Resting place

Resting place

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

Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Advertising card featuring boxer Milburn Saylor, 'Light-weight Tornado', 18 April 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Milburn Saylor
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1914
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Bark painting depicts four fish

Bark painting depicts four fish

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1982 collection
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Frank Malkorda
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Anne Yeanio
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Olympic model railway tunnel

Olympic model railway tunnel

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy structures
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Postcard of John Batman

Postcard of John Batman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australian Aborigines Camp, NSW.

Australian Aborigines Camp, NSW.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Minyipuru Sisters' by Muuki Taylor, 2016

'Minyipuru Sisters' by Muuki Taylor, 2016

Martumili Seven Sisters collection no.2
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Brush drawings
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Parnngurr, Western Australia, Australia
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Muuki Taylor
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2016
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Man O' War steps, Sydney

Man O' War steps, 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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pamela Tipuamantumirri
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Amelia F. Woolla
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Spear

Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Program for Countess of Dudley Cup Polo Tournament conducted by Goulburn Polo and Picnic Race Club 1955

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1955
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Two wooden bowls

Two wooden bowls

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Bowls
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Bark painting 'Djeigung the Galbu Snake' by Mithinarri Gurruwiwi, Yirrkala, 1967

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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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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1967
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Hypoxis Glabella

Hypoxis Glabella

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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1873
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Two long, thin green metal knitting needles

Two long, thin green metal knitting needles

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Knitting needles
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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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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rosemary Portaminni
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Heather Henderson (nee Menzies) with her daughter Edwina

Heather Henderson (nee Menzies) with her daughter Edwina

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Annette Yunkaporta
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Sammy Kerindun
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Bark painting

Bark painting

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lipundja
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1966
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Certificate of naturalisation for Michael Victor Wensing

Certificate of naturalisation for Michael Victor Wensing

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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1969
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Child's drawing by Eddie Prior, 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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Eddie Prior
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Triangles in black and red-brown

Triangles in black and red-brown

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Envelope addressed to Lucian Faithfull

Envelope addressed to Lucian Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Augustus L. Faithfull
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Painting of The Southern Cross by John Allcot

Painting of The Southern Cross by John Allcot

William Beausang collection
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Gouache paintings
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John Allcot
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1940
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The beach, St Kilda, Vic

The beach, St Kilda, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Suspension Bridge, N. Sydney

Suspension Bridge, N. Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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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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Jonathan
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Album containing 52 carte de visite portrait photographs of members of the Faithfull family

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photograph albums
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A footprint of memory: Coogee: Manly, Sydney

A footprint of memory: Coogee: Manly, 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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Page with two poems

Page with two poems

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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FIFA Centennial Order of Merit medal in presentation box

FIFA Centennial Order of Merit medal in presentation box

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Medals
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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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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Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Esme Timbery collection
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Ornaments
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esme Timbery
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2006
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Black and white photograph of Murray Street, Colac

Black and white photograph of Murray Street, Colac

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Coolac, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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QSL card for VK6-QSL

QSL card for VK6-QSL

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Shells
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Railway Station Clarence

Railway Station Clarence

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nursing sister holding baby

Nursing sister holding baby

Ken Welton collection
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1956
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Child's drawing of a mountain and red sun

Child's drawing of a mountain and red sun

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michael J. Portamini
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