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Sample of honey ants

Sample of honey ants

Stan Mitchell collection
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Bridge, Lane Cove River, Sydney

The Bridge, Lane Cove River, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lane Cove River, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Child's drawing - Yalata people coming from Ooldea by Heather Joseph, Yalata SA

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Heather Joseph
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On a poultry farm

On a poultry farm

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Maroon coloured document case containing certificate and note

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Bill Morrow collection
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Document holders
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The Committee for the International Lenin Prize
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1961
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Brass drafting instrument

Brass drafting instrument

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drafting instruments
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Untittled, square, batik silk scarf in blue, green and gold colours, by Nyukana Baker

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Scarves
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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The Witch on her Broomstick

The Witch on her Broomstick

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Exhibition Building, Melbourne

Exhibition Building, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1940s pint glass milk bottle inscribed 'MBR'

1940s pint glass milk bottle inscribed 'MBR'

Conway Tighe collection
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Milk bottles
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Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Slip cast earthenware vase made by Rita Davey, 2003

Slip cast earthenware vase made by Rita Davey, 2003

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Rita Davey
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2003
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Pair of black leather wrist-length gloves

Pair of black leather wrist-length gloves

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Gloves
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Dents Gloves Pty Ltd
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Watercolour painting on paper featuring a landscape with a central mountain in the background and trees either side, by Shane Pickett.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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Photograph of Carmelo Mirabelli and two companions leaning on box-stacked tractor trailor

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Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Mr Carmelo Mirabelli
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Australia Day, 1918

Australia Day, 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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Cat 'Doctor'

Cat 'Doctor'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Commercial Banking Co. Ltd Sydney

Commercial Banking Co. Ltd Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Limited
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Child's drawing - This is Mr Whitlam pouring sand ... by Frankie Patterson

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Frankie Patterson
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Six page letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

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John Collinson Close collection
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1911
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Embossed silver salver c.1839

Embossed silver salver c.1839

Alfred Stephen collection
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Salvers
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Child's drawing by unknown artist

Child's drawing by unknown artist

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Unknown
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St Andrews, Summer Hill

St Andrews, Summer Hill

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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Standard Novels No. VI - The Last of the Mohicans.

Standard Novels No. VI - The Last of the Mohicans.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1831
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Album and scrapbook containing photographs and ephemera from 1960s and 1970s

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Photograph albums
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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New Central Railway Station, Sydney opened August 4th 1906

New Central Railway Station, Sydney opened August 4th 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Central Railway Station, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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I Wont Do Any Sums To-day

I Wont Do Any Sums To-day

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Caroona, New South Wales, Australia
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Marty Swan
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South East Wind and Hammer-headed Shark

South East Wind and Hammer-headed Shark

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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Kulpidja
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1948
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Best wishes from Sydney. The Queen of the South

Best wishes from Sydney. The Queen of the South

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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QSL card for VK3TL

QSL card for VK3TL

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tin box with illustration of three men

Tin box with illustration of three men

Muriel Kelly collection
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Boxes
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Circumferentor surveying instrument

Circumferentor surveying instrument

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Surveying equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Glen Lewis, Lambton

Glen Lewis, Lambton

Gaston Renard collection
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Photographic postcards
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Lambton, New South Wales, Australia
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Hand tinted photograph of champion cow Woodleigh Gillian Blackberry

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Tinted photographs
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Woodleigh, Corowa, New South Wales, Australia
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Flake [stone implement]

Flake [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

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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Red and pink rosebud pattern toy cup

Red and pink rosebud pattern toy cup

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Toy cups
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Simeo
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Child's drawing by Stephen C, La Perouse, Sydney NSW

Child's drawing by Stephen C, La Perouse, Sydney NSW

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Stephen C
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Four girls, two seated on the grass and two standing behind in a garden setting

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Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Clarinet case

Clarinet case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Musical instrument cases
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Group of working men posed in front of large tanks resting on their side

Group of working men posed in front of large tanks resting o...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Poster 'If you're looking for the adventure of a lifetime, we're looking for you'

Poster 'If you're looking for the adventure of a lifetime, w...

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Posters
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Greetings from Australia

Greetings from Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poem

Poem

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Hand shears with long flat triangular blades

Hand shears with long flat triangular blades

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Shearing equipment
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Courtroom sketch 'Prof. Plueckhaln' by Veronica O'Leary dated 22 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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Child's drawing by unknown artist, The Loaded Dog

Child's drawing by unknown artist, The Loaded Dog

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Opening of Parliament

Opening of Parliament

Marcia Rankin collection
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Oil paintings
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Sir Ivor H. Hele CBE
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1954
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'Marapinti' by Josephine Nangala, 2008

'Marapinti' by Josephine Nangala, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kiwirrkurra Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Josephine Nangala
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2008
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Certificate awarded at the Launceston National Agricultural and Pastoral Society of Tasmania for first prize for a bridge cloth

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1967
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Manggalili clan painting by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1948

Manggalili clan painting by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 194...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1948
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Uluru

Uluru

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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'Singer' oil can

'Singer' oil can

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Sewing machine accessories
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