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Barkly Street, looking west, Ararat, Vic

Barkly Street, looking west, Ararat, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ararat, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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St John's Church, Parramatta, NSW

St John's Church, Parramatta, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Continental tyres

Continental tyres

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Germany
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Spearthrower with carvings and fibre on hand grip

Spearthrower with carvings and fibre on hand grip

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Film negative - Entrance to Wangalinnya caves, Limestone caves in the Napier Range, 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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Bags
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Transcription of Hobart Monument

Transcription of Hobart Monument

Margot Child collection
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Documents
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1963

This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1963

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Diaries
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New Zealand
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1962
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Enfield, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Enfield Progressive Association
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Viola Calcarata

Viola Calcarata

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Beck Foot

Beck Foot

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Chuck and Di have a Baby

Chuck and Di have a Baby

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Books
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Prince Charles P.
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Harbord Beach showing surf sheds, Harbord NSW

Harbord Beach showing surf sheds, Harbord NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Harbord Beach, Harbord, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Surf Life Saving Australia
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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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Certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Sands & McDougall Limited
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1900
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Remington Standard No.10 typewriter

Remington Standard No.10 typewriter

Ray Harding collection
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Typewriters
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New York, United States of America
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Remington
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1924
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Group of mountaineer's children, Fiji

Group of mountaineer's children, Fiji

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Fiji
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Woolwich Dock, Sydney

Woolwich Dock, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Woolwich Dock, Woolwich, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Sydney Harbour, showing Circular Quay

Sydney Harbour, showing Circular Quay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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The chancle of All Saint's Tumut

The chancle of All Saint's Tumut

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1908
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Milky Way.

Milky Way.

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maymirrirr Maymuru
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QSL card for VK-CH

QSL card for VK-CH

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Shanghai, China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Black top hat

Black top hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Commemorative certificate from King George to the mother of 9956 Driver Alison Hope Oliver, AIF, who was killed in France

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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London, England
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1922
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British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

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Neil Martin collection
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Swords
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England
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Mr Thomas Quinn
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1820
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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Motor road and beach, Bondi, NSW

Motor road and beach, Bondi, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Film negative - Heavy scientific instruments are carried over rough and hilly country by the natural owners of the land, Mt McCulloch, Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Mount McCulloch, Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Attack on Store Dray

Attack on Store Dray

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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The Birds Family

The Birds Family

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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Therese Portaminni
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Entrance to Woronora River, Como, N.S.W

Entrance to Woronora River, Como, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Como, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Warakurna Roadhouse by Roshanna Yinga Williamson

Warakurna Roadhouse by Roshanna Yinga Williamson

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Roshanna Y. Williamson
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2011
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Old Abbey

Old Abbey

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JC Le Souef collection
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Painting depicts an abstract pattern of cross-hatching with horizontal and vertical lines.

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Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Bark paintings
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Manakudok-adjiripa, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Djalaya
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Yellow, blue, green and pink floral pattern dress from Thursday Island

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Dresses
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Col Nakata
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1992
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Handwritten receipt or invoice

Handwritten receipt or invoice

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Receipts
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'Kiritjinya', painted  by John Tjakamarra, 1975

'Kiritjinya', painted by John Tjakamarra, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Tjakamarra
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1975
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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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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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South Australia, Australia
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Great Northern Juvenile Athletic and Schools Exhibition Association
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1935
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Batik practice piece showing design in progress on fabric, attributed to Nyukana 'Daisy' Baker, 1975

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Textiles
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Jogjakarta, Java, Indonesia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1975
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Betting board

Betting board

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Hard black plastic jewellery box

Hard black plastic jewellery box

Jack Heenan collection
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Jewellery boxes
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GM Holden Ltd
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The Tour by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

The Tour by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

Bevan Hayward collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Mr Bevan Hayward
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King Billy Australia

King Billy Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Continental Balloon tyres

Continental Balloon tyres

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Plane lost for 27 years

Plane lost for 27 years

Frank Proust collection
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Newspaper clippings
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1931
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Opening the First Parliament of Australia on May 9th 1901

Opening the First Parliament of Australia on May 9th 1901

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1901
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Wimbledon Football Club

Wimbledon Football Club

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England
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1905
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Ruins - Old Age Pensioner's Cottage. North Sydney Tornado

Ruins - Old Age Pensioner's Cottage. North Sydney Tornado

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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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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Leah Kermama
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Piece of fabric depicting three embroidery motifs

Piece of fabric depicting three embroidery motifs

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Textile pieces
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'Maza Mawa (Wapiya) II' by Alick Tipoti, 2011

'Maza Mawa (Wapiya) II' by Alick Tipoti, 2011

Alick Tipoti collection no. 3
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Masks
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Alick Tipoti
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Bark painting 'Macassan Prau' by Mawalan Marika

Bark painting 'Macassan Prau' by Mawalan Marika

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1993
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Blotting paper

Blotting paper

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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