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Victoria Agricultural Society 1858 'Oats' Jas Bryden

Victoria Agricultural Society 1858 'Oats' Jas Bryden

Victoria Agricultural Society collection
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Medals
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Victoria, Australia
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1858
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Bowls
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Bark painting 'Macassan praus' by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1966

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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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Birrikitji Gumana
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1966
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Club

Club

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Aphanopetalum resinosum

Aphanopetalum resinosum

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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Spirit of Meanness

Spirit of Meanness

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Steven Moore
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Baldwin Spencer and Paddy Cahill by Gabriel Maralngurra

Baldwin Spencer and Paddy Cahill by Gabriel Maralngurra

Gabriel Maralngurra collection
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Paintings
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Gabriel Maralngurra
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Pebble from Lake Pedder, referred to as a Pedder Penny

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Geological specimens
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Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
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And the Culprit is... Sydney

And the Culprit is... Sydney

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Emanuel Brothers journal June 1962 - May 1967

Emanuel Brothers journal June 1962 - May 1967

Emanuel Family collection
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Ledgers
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Postcard with photograph captioned 472B Harbour Bridge Sydney N.S.W.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1999
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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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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Teddy Barclay
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Lend a hand for peace - Australian Peace Committee

Lend a hand for peace - Australian Peace Committee

Barbara Joyce Wright collection no. 2
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Political badges
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A Mopadrrunga, Spirit of the Dead, on Bark: A  Mopaditti.  Inv:

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Antelemungarralei
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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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Woodenbong Central School, Woodenbong, New South Wales, Australia
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Henry Davis
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Poster 'The Australian Bicentenary 1788-1988 - The Celebration of a Nation'

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Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Abrus seeds

Abrus seeds

Douglas Seaton collection
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Seeds
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Lower grinding stone used to grind orchres

Lower grinding stone used to grind orchres

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Lower grinding stones
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Men dancing around campfire

Men dancing around campfire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Part of shell necklet

Part of shell necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Neckpieces
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Child's drawing - Palm tree by Yangathu

Child's drawing - Palm tree by Yangathu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yangathu
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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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Swimming pool, Sandelong Park, Mildura, Vic

Swimming pool, Sandelong Park, Mildura, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mildura, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Stone blade adze fixed to a wooden handle with resin

Stone blade adze fixed to a wooden handle with resin

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Adzes
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Paddy Imalayangu
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1994
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The day of the Orange Chat

The day of the Orange Chat

Barry Christophers collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Barry Christophers
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Sydney Harbour, Botanical Gardens in the foreground

Sydney Harbour, Botanical Gardens in the foreground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 2
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Wine glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Government of Australia
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Cartoon of Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser answering the door to a polster

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Larry Pickering
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1977
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Decoy duck

Decoy duck

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Models
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TSS Demosthenes

TSS Demosthenes

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Exchange Studios
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Prahran Technical School badge worn by Edna Thompson

Prahran Technical School badge worn by Edna Thompson

Thompson Family collection
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School badges
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Edna M. Thompson
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'Galayarr' on Rakay', bark painting, native plant species

'Galayarr' on Rakay', 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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Victorian greeting card consisting of white paper lace urn centrepiece

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Australian War Memorial collection
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Greeting cards
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1850
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Child's drawing by Barbara, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Barbara, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Barbara
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1954
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Angela
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Souvenir mug - Prince & Princess of Wales

Souvenir mug - Prince & Princess of Wales

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Prince Charles P.
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1981
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The day of the Dingo

The day of the Dingo

Barry Christophers collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Barry Christophers
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Glass plate negative - Expedition camp, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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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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1923
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Pokerwork tool consisting of a burner and a transformer

Pokerwork tool consisting of a burner and a transformer

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Woodworking tools
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Museum Victoria
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The two photos of Benny Zable in protest rehearsal wearing the Greedozer costume

The two photos of Benny Zable in protest rehearsal wearing t...

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1981
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Figurative shaped wooden clapstick, with two eye sockets burned into the wood

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Gladys Henry collection
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Clapsticks
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Euramo, Tully, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Gladys Henry
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1970
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Chivers family album, 1920s

Chivers family album, 1920s

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Photograph albums
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1920
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Painting of a landscape with white gums in the foreground.

Painting of a landscape with white gums in the foreground.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Watercolour paintings
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Benjamin Landara
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1976
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Digging stick used in dance perfomance by Ernabella community, 2004

Digging stick used in dance perfomance by Ernabella communit...

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 6
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Digging sticks
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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2004
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Wooden handled gouge with metal shaft

Wooden handled gouge with metal shaft

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Gouges
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Have you seen Baby this morning?

Have you seen Baby this morning?

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Saxony, England
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1909
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Boab nut incised with landscapes and animals

Boab nut incised with landscapes and animals

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1974
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The Armless Artist

The Armless Artist

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Small, off-white calling card, with

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Visiting cards
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Cooling brick for esky

Cooling brick for esky

Alan Hatfield collection no. 2
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Coolers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Alan Hatfield
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1963
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Calendar

Calendar

Ian Yeaman collection
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Calendars
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Road Safety Council of the Australian Capital Territory Inc
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1981
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Convict love token from Henery Parry, 1839

Convict love token from Henery Parry, 1839

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Man holding reins of horse with its front legs on a stool

Man holding reins of horse with its front legs on a stool

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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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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Diary note of E R Mayne's sightseeing trip to Loch Lomond, Scotland, whilst on tour with the Australian Cricket Team in 1921

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Nanette Ward collection
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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