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Copy of a 'Brescian School' viola, made by Australian mastercraftsman A E Smith in 1952

Copy of a 'Brescian School' viola, made by Australian master...

EV Llewellyn collection
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Violas
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Arthur E. Smith
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1952
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In Pennington Gardens, showing St Peter's Cathedral, Adelaide, SA

In Pennington Gardens, showing St Peter's Cathedral, Adelaid...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1929
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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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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South Australia, Australia
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Agricultural Bureau of South Australia
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1939
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Dressing case containing two hair brushes, two clothes brushes, a comb and a mirror

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Ellen Rogers collection
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Dressing cases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1928
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Dingos, Australia

Dingos, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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The Crown Studios
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Life. Be in it comic strip featuring Norm, 599

Life. Be in it comic strip featuring Norm, 599

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Cartoons
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Soldier's memorial, Yea, Vic

Soldier's memorial, Yea, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Yea, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Moarialta Falls, Near Adelaide, S.A.

Moarialta Falls, Near Adelaide, S.A.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Morialta Falls, Morialta Conservation Park, Mount Lofty Ranges, Sou...
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Certificate

Certificate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificates
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Aboriginal Camp, W.A.

Aboriginal Camp, W.A.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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U.S. Battleship Oregon

U.S. Battleship Oregon

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Washington, United States of America
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kuring Gai Chase

Kuring Gai Chase

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ku-ring-gai Chase, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

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Nettie McColive collection
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Melrose, South Australia, Australia
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The Mount Remarkable Agricultural Society
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1936
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Into the Land of Heart's Delight

Into the Land of Heart's Delight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Suspension Bridge, Nth Sydney

Suspension Bridge, Nth 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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Black and white photograph of a horse behind a post and rail fence in front of the stables at Springfield

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Wou Teh Shing, Stone Contractor, Hankow, 29 January 1927

Wou Teh Shing, Stone Contractor, Hankow, 29 January 1927

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Invoices
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Wuhan, China
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Wou Teh Shing, Stone Contractor
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1927
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A Recipe for an Inflammation of the Eyes

A Recipe for an Inflammation of the Eyes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Railway platform, longest in Australia, Albury, NSW

Railway platform, longest in Australia, 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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Two piece pink full length wool dress (bodice and skirt) with cream lace trimming

Two piece pink full length wool dress (bodice and skirt) wit...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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David Jones Ltd
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1883
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Aviation technical drawing titled

Aviation technical drawing titled "General Assembly of Rudde...

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Technical drawings
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Program for the official opening of J.B Young Limited, Queanbeyan, May 23 1956

Program for the official opening of J.B Young Limited, Quean...

J B Young Ltd collection
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Programs
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1956
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Railway Avenue, Bundanoon. View from Post Office towards Railway Station

Railway Avenue, Bundanoon. View from Post Office towards Rai...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Kelly, King of Broadwater

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Kelly, King of Broadwater

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Broadwater, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Convallaria Majalis

Convallaria Majalis

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Swimming pool, Goulburn River, Shepparton, Vic

Swimming pool, Goulburn River, Shepparton, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Goulburn River, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The mid-day rest

The mid-day rest

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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Good-bye to Potty

Good-bye to Potty

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Ceramic bust of John Batman

Ceramic bust of John Batman

John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner Pottery Bust collection
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Busts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Batman
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1934
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Stretched possum skin with wooden pegs

Stretched possum skin with wooden pegs

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Samples
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Machinery in a factory, including a component with two wheels that sits on a track

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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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On the Buffalo River, Victoria

On the Buffalo River, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Buffalo River, Victoria, Australia
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Jan H. Scheltema
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Woven pandanus Yawkyawk sculpture in orange, yellow, purple and neutral tones

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Yawkyawk collection
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Sculptures
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Yikarrakkal, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Marina Murdilnga
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2005
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Helen Holmes, the heroine of the new super-serial 'The Girl and the Game'

Helen Holmes, the heroine of the new super-serial 'The Girl ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Diary of Lorelle Sample, Australia - Japan, 1935

Diary of Lorelle Sample, Australia - Japan, 1935

Lorelle Moore collection
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Diaries
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Victoria, Australia
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Lorelle Moore
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1935
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Australian Aborigines' Mission. Miss Baker, Secretary. Mission House, La Perouse

Australian Aborigines' Mission. Miss Baker, Secretary. Missi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Handwritten note found with sampler in folder

Handwritten note found with sampler in folder

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Documents
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Forming the Human Flag

Forming the Human Flag

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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Diary of the 1960-1961 trip from England to Australia on a Vespa scooter.

Diary of the 1960-1961 trip from England to Australia on a V...

Nicholas Lidstone collection
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Diaries
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Ghost net Ab

Ghost net Ab

Erub Erwer Meta collection no.1
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Sculptures
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Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Nancy Naawi
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2014
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Cartoon titled 'UnAustralian'

Cartoon titled 'UnAustralian'

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Ms Fiona Katauskas
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2001
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Leather bound brass telescope, used by John Close

Leather bound brass telescope, used by John Close

John Collinson Close collection
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Telescopes
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Coo-ee!  Australia Day, Unley, Ausgust 1917

Coo-ee! Australia Day, Unley, Ausgust 1917

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Unley, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1917
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Painted marine turtle shell featuring thirteen totemic animals representing the clans of the Lardil people of Mornington Island

Painted marine turtle shell featuring thirteen totemic anima...

Blair Gardner collection no. 1
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Artworks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1978
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'Kulyayi' by Milkujung Jewess James, 2007

'Kulyayi' by Milkujung Jewess James, 2007

Canning Stock Route Collection
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Paintings
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Milkujung J. James
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2007
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Tintype portrait of a man 1880s

Tintype portrait of a man 1880s

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tintypes
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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Bullroarer

Bullroarer

Papuan Official collection
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Bullroarers
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1927
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Convict love token from Charles Vale, 1832

Convict love token from Charles Vale, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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Financial ledger April 1925 to March 1942.

Financial ledger April 1925 to March 1942.

Thompson Family collection
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Notebooks
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Cown Creek

Cown Creek

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Victoria Agricultural Society 1858 'Cape Barley' Mr Bostock

Victoria Agricultural Society 1858 'Cape Barley' Mr Bostock

Victoria Agricultural Society collection
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Medals
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Victoria, Australia
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1858
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Shield with pokerwork bird, kangaroo, emu and bush on anterior, stylistically attributed to La Perouse, Sydney

Shield with pokerwork bird, kangaroo, emu and bush on anteri...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Shields
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Milky Way

The Milky Way

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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Unknown
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1948
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In Borrowed Plumes - Sir Harry Rawson in Swagman Attire

In Borrowed Plumes - Sir Harry Rawson in Swagman Attire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Opossum Tree  Dreaming.

Opossum Tree Dreaming.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1968
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