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Painting depicts a bush scene that includes an emu & a turkey

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oil paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1977
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The city from Pennington Gardens, Adelaide, SA

The city from Pennington Gardens, 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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'Opossum Tree  Dreaming', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1968

'Opossum Tree Dreaming', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1968

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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Narritjin Maymuru
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1968
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Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Harold Holt engaging in various different athletic activities

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Earl Ewers collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1966
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'Dhanguniya', bark painting, native plant species

'Dhanguniya', 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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2012
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West Maitland, N.S.W.

West Maitland, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Untitled watercolour, painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa

Untitled watercolour, painted by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa

Kaapa Tjampitjinpa collection no. 2
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Watercolour paintings
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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The light coming from behind the hills

The light coming from behind the hills

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maureen Maloney
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Army Nurses Day, October 27th, 1917

Army Nurses Day, October 27th, 1917

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1917
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1963 - 1973 St.George - Budapest Soccer Club trophy

1963 - 1973 St.George - Budapest Soccer Club trophy

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Trophies
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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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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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sandra Wayne
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Florence Faithfull seated sitting on a step next to a small terrier

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Victory March Through London, 3rd May, 1919

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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J. Beagles & Co.
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1919
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Courtroom sketch 'Mr Gormack. Defense Witness. Oct. 19. 1982, son Paul attacked by dingo.' by Veronica O'Leary.

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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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Parramatta - Old Government House

Parramatta - Old Government House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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British fighter aeroplane headdress by James Eseli

British fighter aeroplane headdress by James Eseli

Solomon and Josephine Ahmat collection
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Headdresses
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James Eseli
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Black and white photograph of a man standing next to a plane

Black and white photograph of a man standing next to a plane

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Photographs
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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A Recipe for an Inflammation of the Eyes

A Recipe for an Inflammation of the Eyes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Australia
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Bark painting depicting 30 circles, in combinations of black, white, red or yellow

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Polly Miller, Poinomaju
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1965
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I want to grow up not blow up

I want to grow up not blow up

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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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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Invitation 'To meet Rear-Admiral Nakamura, OBE, and Officers of HJJM's Training Squadron', 1935

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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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1935
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Pages 29 to 32 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

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Christies Auction collection
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Letters
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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Linum marginale

Linum marginale

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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Lasiopetalum Baueri

Lasiopetalum Baueri

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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cathedral Square, Christchurch, N.Z

Cathedral Square, Christchurch, N.Z

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Salt Water River, National Park, N.S.W.

Salt Water River, National Park, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wooden arrow with cardboard fletching or fin

Wooden arrow with cardboard fletching or fin

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Arrows
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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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Cabbage Tree Island, New South Wales, Australia
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Lisa Brown
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Woven oval pandanus and lawyer cane tray

Woven oval pandanus and lawyer cane tray

Lockhart River Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre collection
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Trays
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Margaret Temple
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Tube of pale yellow glass for glass eye sclera

Tube of pale yellow glass for glass eye sclera

Paul McClarin collection
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Samples
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Pearl Faithfull wearing an elaborate full-length pale dress, seated on a carved wooden chair with her train draped over arm

Pearl Faithfull wearing an elaborate full-length pale dress,...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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Ms Pearl Faithfull
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1805
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Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 8

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 8

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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Rainbow and flowers the sun and the sun

Rainbow and flowers the sun and the sun

Goolum-Goolum Aboriginal Co-operative collection
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Drawings
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Horsham, Victoria, Australia
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Natasha Secombe
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1995
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Young man wearing military uniform - 'Think this is Malcolm McKellar'

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Poster 'greetings from Sydney Australia Join the Movement for a Nuclear (and Turd) Free Pacific'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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South Pacific,
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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Photographic postcard depicting Zeynard's Marvellous Midget Circus - Two ponies on a see-saw

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring two trams on Young Street, Sydney

Postcard featuring two trams on Young Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bourke Street, Melbourne, Vic

Bourke Street, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Three gold plants

Three gold plants

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devo

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devo

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1915
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Handwritten text entitled

Handwritten text entitled "The Bachelor's Thermometer"

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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The Ten Best Citizens of Victoria - Hon. George Coppin

The Ten Best Citizens of Victoria - Hon. George Coppin

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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The Herald
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay) at Kulama Time.

Milikapiti (Snake Bay) at Kulama Time.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milikapiti, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tipurrukuwamirri
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Barron Falls. Cairns District. Q,1905

Barron Falls. Cairns District. Q,1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Barron Falls, Cairns District, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Convallaria Majalis

Convallaria Majalis

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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The Battleship

The Battleship "Orion" Firing a Broadside

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England, Great Britain
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Ward, Lock and Co Ltd
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china side plate with a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Side plates
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Timber box with L ROBERTSON L ROBE on lid

Les Robertson collection
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Boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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AICD (Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament)

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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The Ngarra Ceremony of the Yirridja Wulageh  People, Bark: Diver Bird Ceremony.  Inv:

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Ray Baku
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Concetta
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Ehrharta Stipoides

Ehrharta Stipoides

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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1873
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Everyday expressions series

Everyday expressions series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The animals gathered in the darkness

The animals gathered in the darkness

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maureen Maloney
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Paperback book by Ely Culbertson titled 'Contract Bridge Self-Teacher'

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Thompson Family collection
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Instruction books
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Clare Wilkinson (nee Faithfull) wearing a dark feathered hat

Clare Wilkinson (nee Faithfull) wearing a dark feathered hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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