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Emu egg carved with images of a possum and two kangaroos by Bill Reid

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Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Ten men, some with shovels or picks, standing around a horse and cart

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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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Fig Tree, Lane Cove River, Sydney

Fig Tree, Lane Cove River, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lane Cove River, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photograph - Ben BlakeneyÃ?Â?s two nieces at the Opera House Anniversary 1983.

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 1
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Bark painting of two figures relating to the Maraian ceremony by Billy Yirawala

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Yirawala
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Embroidery sampler on coarse linen or hessian, featuring various cross stitched letters, numbers and traditional motifs, including a house and tree, peacocks and reindeer, 1827

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Textile samplers
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1827
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Football Series - A follower

Football Series - A follower

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token engraved with the name Jane Jones

Convict love token engraved with the name Jane Jones

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Scrimshaw cow horn featuring central motif of three figures fighting with spears, Cherbourg style

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Scrimshaw
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Florence and Lilian Faithfull seated in a studio setting.

Florence and Lilian Faithfull seated in a studio setting.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Australasian Federated Butchers Union, Queensland Certificate of Recognition

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sands & McDougall Limited
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1900
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1966
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Ceramic money box

Ceramic money box

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Moneyboxes
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1878
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Waterlily and Rock Snake by Doolie Nunggalawi

Waterlily and Rock Snake by Doolie Nunggalawi

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Doolie Nungalawi
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Mail Ticket certifying Charles Rasp and Thomas Lowe partnership in share of Broken Hill Mining Company bought from Samuel Hawkins, 1885

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Marisol Martinreyes collection
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Legal documents
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1885
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Cumberland River, Lorne

Cumberland River, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cumberland River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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Emu egg carved with images of a face, basket, boomerangs and shield motifs by Bill Reid

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Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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The Blue Mts, NSW, Katoomba Falls

The Blue Mts, NSW, Katoomba Falls

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Katoomba Falls, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1906
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Hammerstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Letter to Mons. F. Rouge from Jean V. Augsburger

Letter to Mons. F. Rouge from Jean V. Augsburger

Neil Jensen collection
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Bark painting ' 'Cursing the Lovers' A painting of retribution' by Paddy Compass Namatbara

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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Hume Reservoir, Albury, NSW

Hume Reservoir, Albury, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Hume Reservoir, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Kogarah Public School

Kogarah Public School

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Convict's parti-coloured black and yellow woollen work jacket, from Campbell Street Goal, Hobart, late 1850s

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Jackets
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England
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British Government
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1855
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V. Wilson at the West Wyalong  P.A.H. & I. Association Annual Show, 1966 for first prize for a jug cover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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West Wyalong, New South Wales, Australia
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West Wyalong P A H & I Association
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1966
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Advertising card featuring Pat Bradley

Advertising card featuring Pat Bradley

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Byrnes Bush, Botany

Byrnes Bush, Botany

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Botany, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Blade [stone implement]

Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Blades
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Message stick carrier

Message stick carrier

JW Lindo collection
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Bark painting 'The Sacred Law-Givers for the Yirritja People of North East Arnhem Land' by Birrikidji Gumana, Gangan

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Gangan Homeland Centre, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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Certificate awarded at the Royal Melbroune Centenary Show, 1948 for first prize for a snow white play apron

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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H Hearne & Co Pty Ltd
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1948
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Susan Maple-Brown as a young girl.

Susan Maple-Brown as a young girl.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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'Kaninjaku' by Kumpaya Girgaba, 2008

'Kaninjaku' by Kumpaya Girgaba, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Parnngurr, Western Australia, Australia
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Kumpaya Girgaba
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2008
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Film negative - Ullparidja people, Tomkinson Range, north of Mt Davies, South  Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Painting of a plane in flight by Herman R Bollin

Painting of a plane in flight by Herman R Bollin

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Paintings
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Loch Torridon

Loch Torridon

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Grenfell Street, Adelaide, SA

Grenfell Street, Adelaide, SA

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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Rainforest shield, Tully River area, Queensland made by Andy, 1970

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Gladys Henry collection
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Andy
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1970
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Mulwaree River, Goulburn

Mulwaree River, Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Girl wearing a pink ribbon in her hair and no shirt

Girl wearing a pink ribbon in her hair and no shirt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Weir, Yarrawonga, Victoria

The Weir, Yarrawonga, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Lantern slide - Man scraping boomerang with a sharp stone flake, Luritja people, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Mr Howard reaches out

Mr Howard reaches out

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1997
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Drawing of a dog

Drawing of a dog

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Nowra Bridge

Nowra Bridge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Star of Peace

Star of Peace

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Print

Print

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drawing of Ruby Monaghan and Hazel Pritchard

Drawing of Ruby Monaghan and Hazel Pritchard

Ruby Lee collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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Colour Photograph - Part of a collage of photos of protests at the South African Embassy, Canberra.

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Kerry Browning collection
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Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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In the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

In the Botanic Gardens, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Igor Zorich collection
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King Nobby of Widgee Widgee

King Nobby of Widgee Widgee

King Nobby of Widgee Widgee collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Widgee, Queensland, Australia
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King Nobby
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson at the Ungarie P.A.H. & I. Association Annual Exhibition, 1960 for first prize for a calico apron

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Ungarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1960
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Water dreaming at Kalipinba

Water dreaming at Kalipinba

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Browns Bore, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ray I. Tjampitjinpa
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The Stool Journals

The Stool Journals

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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