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Convict love token from M.L., 1820

Convict love token from M.L., 1820

Timothy Millett collection
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'1942-1943 E. J. Walsh M.L.A and Mrs Walsh send hearty Christmas and New Year Greetings, Brisbane December 1942'

'1942-1943 E. J. Walsh M.L.A and Mrs Walsh send hearty Chris...

Noble Numismatics collection
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Christmas cards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1942
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Aboriginal Warrior NSW

Aboriginal Warrior NSW

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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Charles H. Kerry
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Glass plate negative - Punch (Arrerika), suffering with fly bitten eye, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Glass plate negative - Bumerangi, an old Arrernte woman, suffering from senility and blindness, Bloods Creek, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Kangaroo Man costume

Kangaroo Man costume

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Performance costumes
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Cattle at water.  Harrison, Jones and Devlin's paddocks at Flemington

Cattle at water. Harrison, Jones and Devlin's paddocks at F...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Silver coloured metal coffeepot

Silver coloured metal coffeepot

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffeepots
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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Photographic print depicting the toy theatre

Photographic print depicting the toy theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Oil on linen portrait of the racehorse 'Jorrocks'

Oil on linen portrait of the racehorse 'Jorrocks'

Jorrocks collection
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Unknown Artist
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1840
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Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

Embroidered silk postcard from World War One

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Postcards
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1914
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Convict love token captioned

Convict love token captioned "When this you see"

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Artist's journal of Tayenebe project, created by Vicki West

Artist's journal of Tayenebe project, created by Vicki West

Tayenebe collection
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Journals
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Vicki West
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Photograph - Sesquicentenary parade, Sydney, 1938.

Photograph - Sesquicentenary parade, Sydney, 1938.

Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Bully about to be combed

Bully about to be combed

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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The Honey Ant Dreaming

The Honey Ant Dreaming

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Musty S. Tjapangati
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Country Women's Association South Australia Quorn Branch, Second Prize, 1946 awarded to Miss MacColive

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Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1946
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Letter from James Turner to

Letter from James Turner to "Dear Sister", dated 23 May 1863...

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Personal letters
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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James Turner
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1863
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Illustration of flowers and a Christmas verse,

Illustration of flowers and a Christmas verse, "Joy Bells ar...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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A woman standing on the veranda of a timber house named

A woman standing on the veranda of a timber house named "Mar...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to Sir Robert Menzies

Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to Sir Robert Me...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1963
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Hunting by the Sea.

Hunting by the Sea.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tipurrukuwamirri
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Postcard of a ship called Forrest Hill

Postcard of a ship called Forrest Hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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National Anthem, and God Save the King, handwritten on a piece of paper

National Anthem, and God Save the King, handwritten on a pie...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Fairy Frolic

Fairy Frolic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Convict love token from James Blanch

Convict love token from James Blanch

Timothy Millett collection
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Postcard advertising a film titled 'Missing Husbands'

Postcard advertising a film titled 'Missing Husbands'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Yala, the sweet potato

Yala, the sweet potato

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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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1975
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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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Animal long bone awl

Animal long bone awl

Gladys Henry collection
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Awls
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Polypodium pustulatum

Polypodium pustulatum

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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Sugar-loaf Rock

Sugar-loaf Rock

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a Surf Club Carnival at Thirroul Beach, NSW, Easter Monday,1910

Postcard featuring a Surf Club Carnival at Thirroul Beach, N...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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The Brisbane Tug Coy's Excursion Steamer

The Brisbane Tug Coy's Excursion Steamer "Koopa"

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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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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R. C. Presbytery

R. C. Presbytery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Good bye Sweetheart good bye

Good bye Sweetheart good bye

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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1907
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Cockburn Creek, Tamworth, 1910

Cockburn Creek, Tamworth, 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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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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Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Ruby Lee collection
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Christmas cards
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London, England
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Ms Betty Archdale
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1935
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Painting depicts a large central concentric circle with six small circles

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Containers
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Gunvor wrecked April 14th 1912

Gunvor wrecked April 14th 1912

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cornwall, England
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1912
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Table model kerosene lamp

Table model kerosene lamp

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kerosene lamps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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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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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Murrumbidgee River above Barren Jack

Murrumbidgee River above Barren Jack

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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' Kampurrarrpa', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1975

' Kampurrarrpa', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 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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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1975
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Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Globularia Nudicaulis

Globularia Nudicaulis

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Handwritten letter of congratulations from Hugh Patton to Edna Thompson on receipt of her British Empire Medal

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Edna M. Thompson
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1977
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Letter

Letter

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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'Dopey - Aug 18' Sheep at a trough

'Dopey - Aug 18' Sheep at a trough

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Glass plate negative - Men fighting with clubs called 'kutturu', Luritja people, Finke River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Finke River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Postcard featuring a coloured print showing a young child with a broad rimmed hat between the Union Jack and Australian flags

Postcard featuring a coloured print showing a young child wi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Certificate

Certificate

Colledge Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1949
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Republic of Australia

Republic of Australia

Robert Darby collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Paul J. Keating
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1996
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The Bridge, Bomaderry creek, NSW

The Bridge, Bomaderry creek, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bomaderry Creek, Bomaderry, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter is from J A Coleman of J B Young, asking Mr Menzies, Senior Trade Commissioner, New York, to attend an awards function in New York, on their behalf

Letter is from J A Coleman of J B Young, asking Mr Menzies, ...

J B Young Ltd collection
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Business letters
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New York, United States of America
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J A. Colman
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1964
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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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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Axe with iron head and wooden shaft

Axe with iron head and wooden shaft

Convict Era Shirt collection
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Axes
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Granton, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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