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Life. Be in it poster

Life. Be in it poster

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Advertising posters
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Eharo mask

Eharo mask

Papuan Official collection
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Masks
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Belmont, Lake Macquarie, NSW

Belmont, Lake Macquarie, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Belmont, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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No Music in the Australian Bush?

No Music in the Australian Bush?

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Ray Maple
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1968
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Photograph depicting Moir family picnic at Delta Downs Station, North QLD, c1890s

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Delta Downs Station collection
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Photographs
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Delta Downs Station, Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Alphonse Chargois
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1890
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Cannon from HMB Endeavour, which was jettisoned on the Great Barrier Reef in 1770 and recovered in 1969

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Endeavour Cannon collection
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Cannons
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1725
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This is jilati that I find in the lakes

This is jilati that I find in the lakes

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Edwin Fernando
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Xmas Joys be Thine. Mount Kosciosko

Xmas Joys be Thine. Mount Kosciosko

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Kosciusko, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hand made basket woven from sedge grasses and feathers, made by Carol Horton

Hand made basket woven from sedge grasses and feathers, made...

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Carol Horton collection
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Baskets
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Tasmania, Australia
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Carol Horton
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Bush Tucker

Bush Tucker

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Peggy's Pont, Balmoral Beach, NSW

Peggy's Pont, Balmoral Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1929
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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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Invitation to a luncheon in honour of Sir Edward Harding, Canberra, 4 December 1936

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Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1936
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Preliminary Inspection Report from Light Plane Services, 30 April 1981-6 May 1981

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Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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St. John's, Parramatta

St. John's, Parramatta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Coleman's Shop. Camden

Coleman's Shop. Camden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Horses and Cowboy 1997

Horses and Cowboy 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Wallace
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1997
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Long wooden dibble

Long wooden dibble

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Gardening tools
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'Kumpupirntily Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2008

'Kumpupirntily Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Billy Atkins
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2008
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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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QSL card for VK5LB, Australia

QSL card for VK5LB, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Beauchamp's Cliffs, Bundanoon, NSW

Beauchamp's Cliffs, Bundanoon, NSW

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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Silver medallion fom Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia presented to S Emanuel in 1905

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Emanuel Family collection
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Medallions
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Western Australia, Australia
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The Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia Inc
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1905
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Brass carriage clock in leather box used by Lord Forrest

Brass carriage clock in leather box used by Lord Forrest

Commonwealth Grants Commission collection
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Carriage clocks
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France
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Couaillet Family
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1892
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Scrapbook with textured white plastic cover and brown cord binding, relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Glass plate negative - Youth on raft, Worora people, George Water, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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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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1916
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Manly, the Wharf

Manly, the Wharf

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, dated 15 September 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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RKO Radio Pictures

RKO Radio Pictures

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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RKO Radio Pictures Inc
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1940
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'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Punmu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2008
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Driving goggles and tin belonging to Joan Richmond

Driving goggles and tin belonging to Joan Richmond

Joan Richmond collection
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Motoring goggles
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Emu.

Emu.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Baldu
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1968
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Home from the field, twilight

Home from the field, twilight

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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The Close Gate, Salisbury

The Close Gate, Salisbury

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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St. Philomena's Convent

St. Philomena's Convent

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1895
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Lookout, Jemmey's Point, Lakes Entrance, Vic

Lookout, Jemmey's Point, Lakes Entrance, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Novadu Terpi - Pattern book

Novadu Terpi - Pattern book

Guna Kinne collection no. 2
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Books
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Latvia
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1939
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Handbell - Note E Octave 7 Pattern 06

Handbell - Note E Octave 7 Pattern 06

Jennifer Anne Murphy collection
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Musical instruments
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London, England
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
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1910
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of a red haired women wearing a tartan head-dress and sporran

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Stuart Shaw
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1918
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Postcard featuring a printed photographic portrait in an oval frame of Richard Trout

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Arthur Street, Montgomery

Arthur Street, Montgomery

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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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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Narra ceremonies by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1966

Narra ceremonies by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1966

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1966
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Bidyadanga (La Grange), Western Australia, Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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Unidentified Island

Unidentified Island

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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Perimodiolar 'Contour' version of the banded electrode array

Perimodiolar 'Contour' version of the banded electrode array

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Handbell - Note D# Octave 6 Pattern 7

Handbell - Note D# Octave 6 Pattern 7

Jennifer Anne Murphy collection
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Musical instruments
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London, England
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
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1910
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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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'Regulations for all rural workers involved in the Cropping Cycle of a GMO' by Diana Boyer

'Regulations for all rural workers involved in the Cropping ...

Diana Boyer collection
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Dungog, NSW

Dungog, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dungog, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Landscape painting

Landscape painting

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Richard Moketarinja
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The Spit and Sydney Heads, NSW

The Spit and Sydney Heads, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Souvenir cup from the opening of Old Parliament House on 9 May 1927

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Bernice Spence Fryer collection
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Commemorative cups
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England, United Kingdom
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Aynsley and Sons
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1926
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Courtroom sketch 'Dr. Rose.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Dr. Rose.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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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Panorama of Healesville, Vic

Panorama of Healesville, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Healesville, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Calendar

Calendar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Calendars
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Courtroom sketch 'Mr. Barker questions the ranger.' 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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1982
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