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Bark painting 'Birth of a Mimi' by Yirawala, mouth of the Liverpool River

Bark painting 'Birth of a Mimi' by Yirawala, mouth of the Li...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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Book with loose leaf titled Territory of Papua and New Guinea, Department of Native Affairs, Departmental Standing Instructions, General Field Administration

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Norm Wilson PNG Patrol Officer collection
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Instruction books
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White dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at the first inquest into the death of Azaria Chamberlain, 1980

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 1
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Dresses
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Box for Kodak Wratten Light filter Type No.1A Quality Cine Circ.Mount Rim

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 1
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Photographic equipment containers
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Bread carter's book

Bread carter's book

ET Fealy collection
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Account books
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South East Wind

South East Wind

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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Nambinara
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1948
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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Springfield Goulburn

Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Springfield Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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'Wanydjarrpu', bark painting, native plant species

'Wanydjarrpu', 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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Herbert Keys collection
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Boomerangs
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Tea infuser

Tea infuser

Rae Page collection
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Tea accessories
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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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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Leo Tjifisha
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Painting by Gordon Syron - Solitary Tree

Painting by Gordon Syron - Solitary Tree

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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Bamboo hybrid stringed musical instrument called a 'dan tre', an original creation by Vietnamese refugee Minh Tam Nguyen

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Minh Nguyen collection
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Musical instruments
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Philippines
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Mr Minh Tam Nguyen
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1982
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On the Wallaby

On the Wallaby

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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Kangaroo and Joey  with Saratoga Fish.

Kangaroo and Joey with Saratoga Fish.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Painting depicts kangaroo, x-ray style

Painting depicts kangaroo, 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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Murawina
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The Old Mill, Morley's Creek, Gundagai

The Old Mill, Morley's Creek, Gundagai

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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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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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Johnny Mango
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Technical drawing for a Percival aircraft titled

Technical drawing for a Percival aircraft titled "Arrangemen...

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Technical drawings
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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The frog singing

The frog singing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Laurie Percy
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The War

The War

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Toby
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A man standing on a path viewed through tree ferns

A man standing on a path viewed through tree ferns

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Smith & Tims Railway Contractors...Dungog to Taree

Smith & Tims Railway Contractors...Dungog to Taree

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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Smith & Tims Railway Contractors
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1909
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Flowers Growing

Flowers Growing

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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Zelia Tipiloura
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Parliamentary Press Gallery pass

Parliamentary Press Gallery pass

Alan Reid collection
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Trophy awarded to 'Tania Verstak Miss Australia in recognition of outstanding service for Queensland Industry'

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Tania Verstak collection
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Trophies
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Mrs Tania Young
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I went to the Point to see the boat coming in the channel, it was a little boat it came on Mornington

I went to the Point to see the boat coming in the channel, i...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Curtis Kelly
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Design with dots, wavy lines and crosshatching

Design with dots, wavy lines and crosshatching

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Convict love token showing a couple in elegant dress

Convict love token showing a couple in elegant dress

Timothy Millett collection
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Paperback book by Ely Culbertson titled 'Contract Bridge Self-Teacher'

Paperback book by Ely Culbertson titled 'Contract Bridge Sel...

Thompson Family collection
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Instruction books
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Kogarah School of Arts

Kogarah School of Arts

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Scout's Carpenter badge certificate

Scout's Carpenter badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1943
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Kelp basket, made by Verna Nichols

Kelp basket, made by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Baskets
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Gurwood Street, Wagga

Gurwood Street, Wagga

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Forbes Hotel, King and York Sts, Sydney, N.S.W

Forbes Hotel, King and York Sts, Sydney, N.S.W

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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Styphelia Richei

Styphelia Richei

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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1875
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GRANVILLE SHOW 1952, blue felt show pennant with gold-coloured block text

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Colledge Family collection
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Prizes
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1952
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Recipe folder

Recipe folder

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Folders
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Album containing 106 photographs relating to James Pitkeathly in Malaya and Australia during the 1920s

Album containing 106 photographs relating to James Pitkeathl...

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Photograph albums
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Malaysia
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Painting depicts an anthropomorphic male figure

Painting depicts an anthropomorphic male figure

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Junior Red Cross Society, NSW

Junior Red Cross Society, NSW

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Club badges
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Reverend John Grosse
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Dally Messengers'  NSW Rugby League cap

Dally Messengers' NSW Rugby League cap

Stan Single collection
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Caps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Herbert H. Messenger III
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1907
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In Humanity's Cause.  The Benevolent Society of New South Wales..

In Humanity's Cause. The Benevolent Society of New South Wa...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Paddington, 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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Drawings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Gaye Goongorra
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Woman sitting in a chair

Woman sitting in a chair

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Joseph
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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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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sister Bernadette
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Weapon - Spearthrower Groote Eylandt

Weapon - Spearthrower Groote Eylandt

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney

St Mary's Cathedral, 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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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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Convict love token with a cross on a stand

Convict love token with a cross on a stand

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Boomerang featuring animals by John Simms, La Perouse, Sydney, 1933

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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John Simms
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1933
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Postcard featuring railway station, Sydney

Postcard featuring railway station, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Scottish Gympie Quartz Crushing Battery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1895
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Sea-monsters

Sea-monsters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Bavaria, Germany
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Solomon Bros, LTD
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirrinini
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Black Kangaroo paw.  Orange kangaroo paw

Black Kangaroo paw. Orange kangaroo paw

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bon Marche Stores
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