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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Ceramic ewer jug 1882

Ceramic ewer jug 1882

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Ewers
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1882
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Embroidery patterns
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Walungawari Waterhole by Queenie McKenzie, 1998

Walungawari Waterhole by Queenie McKenzie, 1998

Judith and Ron Behan collection no. 1
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Paintings
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Queenie M. Nakarra
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1998
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Kookaburra

Kookaburra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fishing Eagles

Fishing Eagles

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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Black and white photograph of Edgar R. Mayne, P.S. Arnott, J.N. Crawford standing in front of Ottawa Cricket Pavilion in Canada

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Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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Viola made by William Holliday, 1963

Viola made by William Holliday, 1963

Raymond Holliday collection
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Violas
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Shells
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Convict love token from Ned Sims, 1856

Convict love token from Ned Sims, 1856

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Y'iwarra Kultu Warakurnala Kutu (The Road to Warakurna) by Jean Burke

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Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Sculptures
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Jean I. Burke
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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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Cosmas Damien Tipiloura
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Aotus villosa

Aotus villosa

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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1876
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Searchlight Practice, U.S.A. Fleet

Searchlight Practice, U.S.A. Fleet

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The fisher's return, Bondi, NSW

The fisher's return, Bondi, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Giles Weather Station by Dorcas Tinnimay Bennett

Giles Weather Station by Dorcas Tinnimay Bennett

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Dorcas T. Bennett
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2011
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Benevolent Gentleman ...

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Music stick

Music stick

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Clapsticks
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Portrait of Charles Perkins carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Charles Perkins carved into an emu egg

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Bill Reid
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1975
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Photographic postcard depicting Zeynard's Marvellous Midget Circus - Girl balancing on a rope

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Parliament House, Adelaide, SA

Parliament House, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parliament House, Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Ngurrara 1

Ngurrara 1

Ngurrara 1 canvas collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Peter Skipper
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1996
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Clarice Anderson as a young girl with long dark hair in a ponytail, wearing a pale-coloured dress, holding flowers and leaning on carved wooden furniture

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pencil drawing in Papunya style by unknown Pintupi artist, 1971

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Pencil drawings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1971
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Luna Park, Sydney. N.S.W

Luna Park, Sydney. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Luna Park, Milsons Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Cradock, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1946
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Postcard of Melbourne Cup, 1909

Postcard of Melbourne Cup, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Convict love token from James Duffield, 1833

Convict love token from James Duffield, 1833

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Paul House's didjeridu

Paul House's didjeridu

Paul House collection no. 1
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Didjeridus
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Paul House
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1984
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Cradock, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1946
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Creatures of the Sea

Creatures of the Sea

Keith and Elsie de Witte collection
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Bark paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1971
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Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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Lannon Harley
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1832
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Carpenter's folding rule

Carpenter's folding rule

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Folding rules
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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1914-1918 War Memorial, Vansittart park, Mt Gambier, SA

1914-1918 War Memorial, Vansittart park, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Postcard featuring King William Street, Adelaide

Postcard featuring King William Street, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Courtroom sketch 'Sgt Charlwood, Justice Muirhead and Mr. John Phillips. QC' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 20 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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Australian cyclist Alex McBeath with his trainer Bullivant during the 6-day cycle race, New York, 1925

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Cycling in Australia - Ephemera collection no.1
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Photographs
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Courtroom sketch 'Lindy Chamberlain with defence lawyers. John Phillips QC.' 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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20 wooden and metal braille punches

20 wooden and metal braille punches

Dulcie May Magnus collection
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Punches
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'Gunyan White Sand Crab', by Narritjin Maymuru

'Gunyan White Sand Crab', by Narritjin Maymuru

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Blue Mud Bay, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1949
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Courtroom sketch 'Mrs Chamberlain' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 13 October 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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Gladesville Bridge, Parramatta River, Sydney

Gladesville Bridge, Parramatta River, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Gladesville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Portable folding bookmaker's board, which was used by Ted Eastman in Melbourne

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Ian Charles Tongue collection
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Gambling equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Ted Eastman
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1930
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Flags Act 1953 - Proclamation

Flags Act 1953 - Proclamation

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Government records
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon William G. Hayden
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Postcard featuring jockey on a horse - Collarit

Postcard featuring jockey on a horse - Collarit

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Harding & Billings
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Crataeva religiosa Capparidaceae

Crataeva religiosa Capparidaceae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Courtroom sketch 'Prof. Nairn.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Prof. Nairn.' 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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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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American and NSW women swimmers at Toowoomba, Queensland, 1911

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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C W. Callaghan
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1911
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Molded yellow plastic hard hat associated wtih the Snowy Scheme

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Snowy Scheme - Frank Rodwell collection
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Helmets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Industrial Safety Services
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1950
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Boomerang

Boomerang

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Film negative - Attack Island, Glenelg River, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Glenelg River, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Kit bag from Light Horse uniform

Kit bag from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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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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Gerard Kerinauia
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Keep the Home Fires Burning

Keep the Home Fires Burning

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Postcards
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1914
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My dad works the grader and roller

My dad works the grader and roller

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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Jacqueline Puautjimi
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Handwritten recipe for pound cake

Handwritten recipe for pound cake

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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