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Fruit bat

Fruit bat

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Stanley No.64 straight spokeshave

Stanley No.64 straight spokeshave

George Henry Taylor collection
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Spokeshaves
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Greetings from the Antipodes [image of an Aboriginal woman and child and a map of Victoria]

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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A young Australian

A young Australian

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Postcard featuring a pen and ink drawing of a solitary figure in a torrential downpour

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Painting no. 13, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The Wangoo cut Goorialla open and the Bil-bil brothers emerged as Rainbow lorikeets

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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New Jerusalem, west view

New Jerusalem, west view

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Inscribed, miniature bone-handled pocket-knife from First World War troop carrier, 'Euripides'

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Alice Eaton collection
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Pocket-knives
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Hatchet

Hatchet

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hatchets
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Postcard featuring a printed pen and ink drawing of two soldiers in a trench looking into the night sky

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Containers
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Circular Quay from Milsons Point

Circular Quay from Milsons Point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Wave Hill, Northern Territory, Australia
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Queenie
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Placemat Version 2

Placemat Version 2

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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The ringbarked country

The ringbarked country

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Alfred R. Coffey
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Olympic Saga

Olympic Saga

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Keith Donald
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1957
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The Big Iron Store, Andrew Phillips Importers & General Merchant

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Cropping Bobbara' by Diana Boyer

'Cropping Bobbara' by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jacky Puautjimi
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Wood carving of a female figure in human form

Wood carving of a female figure in human form

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Wood carvings
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Ronald M. Berndt
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Teddy Janima Farquahson
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Circular black and red badge with central yellow circle [Aboriginal flag]

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Inada Holdings 19/08/1985 collection
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Badges
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Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Presentation cases
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London, England
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William Bayly
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1776
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Light blue lines on a dark blue background

Light blue lines on a dark blue background

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Como - The Magical Manipulator

Como - The Magical Manipulator

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1897
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Fairmount, Bowral

Fairmount, Bowral

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Nova Peris' 400m gold medal from the 2001 Australian National Championships (Athletics)

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports medals
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Nova Peris
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2001
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LockHing, Japanese Ware Store, No. 37, Queen's Rd, 3 March 1934

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Invoices
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1934
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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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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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1977
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West Australian flora

West Australian flora

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Collins
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Top grinding stone

Top grinding stone

Douglas Seaton collection
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Upper grinding stones
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Russell River, Queensland, Australia
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Aster Stellulatus

Aster Stellulatus

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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1875
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Silver plated tea strainer

Silver plated tea strainer

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Tea strainers
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Poster - Solidarity is the Key

Poster - Solidarity is the Key

Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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Speckled white on black

Speckled white on black

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Prints
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Radio 2GB run sheet...Gardening with Ivy Lovric

Radio 2GB run sheet...Gardening with Ivy Lovric

Ivy Lovric collection
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Faxes
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Ivy Lovric
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1980
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King William Street, looking south, Adelaide, SA

King William Street, looking south, 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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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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Arthur Pontimillui
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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Containers
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Emu egg carved with image of a dingo and possum by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of a dingo and possum by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Postcard featuring a tram

Postcard featuring a tram

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Black and white lantern slide - Goimbla Station where O'Maelly was Shot, 1863

Black and white lantern slide - Goimbla Station where O'Mael...

Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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Goimbla Station, Eugowra, New South Wales, Australia
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John O'Meally
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1863
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Album containing black and white photos with hand written annotations

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Joan Richmond collection
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Photograph albums
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1931
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

'Darwirr', 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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2014
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Spear

Spear

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Spears
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Templetonia retusa

Templetonia retusa

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bon Marche Stores
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Square metal scoop

Square metal scoop

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Scoops
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Letter from 'Nephew & Cousin George' to 'Aunty, Uncle & Enid', written at sea on 28 November 1941

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Personal letters
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Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William R. Glover
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1941
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Kangaroo camp

Kangaroo camp

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Hope Faithfull, Clarice Faithfull-Anderson and Lilian Faithfull-Anderson on the steps of Camelot

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Glimpse of Hornsby, N.S.W.

Glimpse of Hornsby, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Hornsby, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting three men working in gully with prospector's cradle

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Soldiers Memorial Hall. Wollongong N.S.W

Soldiers Memorial Hall. Wollongong N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Car with two people seated in it.

Car with two people seated in it.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Bark painting 'Ngaldjorlboh of the

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1974
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of South Australia Incor...
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1935
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