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Scots School, Bathurst, Swimming Pool Fund

Scots School, Bathurst, Swimming Pool Fund

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Ships titled Louisiana, Alabama and Minnesota

Ships titled Louisiana, Alabama and Minnesota

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Shark.

Shark.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bukanda
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1969
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Invitation addressed to Miss Faithfull from Mr and Mrs Twynam on the marriage of their daughter, 14 February 1901.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Headband and receiver that attach to a speech processor.

Headband and receiver that attach to a speech processor.

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Steamers out on the water

Steamers out on the water

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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William Adams & Company Ltd

William Adams & Company Ltd

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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William Adams and Co Ltd
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1941
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Painted plaster sculpture depicting a caricature of Malcolm Fraser.

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Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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Letter with envelope from Joan Richmond - India

Letter with envelope from Joan Richmond - India

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Bombay, India
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1931
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Excursion to the National Park, Wilson's Promontory

Excursion to the National Park, Wilson's Promontory

Jean Galbraith collection
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Travel books
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Bougainvillea spectabilis Nyctaginaceae

Bougainvillea spectabilis Nyctaginaceae

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Oil painting titled 'King Barak last of the Yarra tribe', by Arthur Loureiro, 1900

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M Crivelli collection
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Oil paintings
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Victoria, Australia
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Arthur J. Loureiro
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1900
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Doronicum Grandiflorum

Doronicum Grandiflorum

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wet specimen - Horse - brain

Wet specimen - Horse - brain

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Convict love token engraved with the names John Hobbs and George Brown, 1834

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Timothy Millett collection
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E D Johnson Marine Chronometer No 111, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Edward Daniel Johnson
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Postcard featuring a printed portrait of Alderman R. Holloway, selected Labor Candidate for Goulburn

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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New Year Greetings

New Year Greetings

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Victorian Mallee River Traffic report, 1932

The Victorian Mallee River Traffic report, 1932

Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Reports
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Murray River, , Australia
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Mr Henry H. Dare
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1933
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 4164, with accessories in wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Royal Australian Navy
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Letter

Letter

Robin Moorhouse collection
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Letters
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Penfolds Wine Pty Ltd
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1933
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Passenger's small card pass valid for P&O RMS 'Strathmore' at Fremantle, Adelaide and Melbourne from 10-19 September, 1950

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Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Passes
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1950
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Lake Kerferd

Lake Kerferd

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lake Kerferd, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Handwritten letter from Joan Richmond - London

Handwritten letter from Joan Richmond - London

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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London, England
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1932
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Life Games

Life Games

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Posters
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The Spit, Middle Harbour, Sydney

The Spit, Middle Harbour, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Courtroom sketch 'Day 3. The Chamberlain Trial, Darwin...' by Veronica O'Leary dated 15 September 1982.

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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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Certificate

Certificate

Colledge Family collection
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Prize certificates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1952
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'Men's dreaming site at Ilpitirri'

'Men's dreaming site at Ilpitirri'

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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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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Milson's Point horse ferry, Sydney Harbour

Milson's Point horse ferry, Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Milsons Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Certificate

Certificate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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1885
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Bark painting outlined in white with black dots, divided into three panels by two horizontal lines of yellow and white with black dots

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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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Long Peter, Parapriti
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1965
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Labels
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Envelope

Envelope

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Newtown Bridge and Enmore Tram Terminus

Newtown Bridge and Enmore Tram Terminus

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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RKO Radio Pictures

RKO Radio Pictures

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1929
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Palaeolithic European hand axe

Palaeolithic European hand axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hand axes
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Bark painting depicting a hunter of the dreamtime called Migganarg.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Yirawala
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Pink wool bodice

Pink wool bodice

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bodices
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David Jones and Company
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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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Australian

Australian "Laughing Jacks"

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - One of the vice-regal cars bogged on the Burt Plain, Northern Territory, 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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Yam Holes Dredge, Beaufort

Yam Holes Dredge, Beaufort

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2008

'Mungily' by Veronica Lulu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Mulan, Western Australia, Australia
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Veronica Lulu
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2008
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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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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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Photographs
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The Town Hall, Newcastle, NSW

The Town Hall, Newcastle, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Masks
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Tents or huts made of many pieces of material

Tents or huts made of many pieces of material

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Armitage's party

Armitage's party

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Three Sisters, Katoomba

Three Sisters, Katoomba

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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Oval coiled split cane basket

Oval coiled split cane basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Baskets
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Two fish

Two fish

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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Anchor Barbbur Wurrkidj
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1974
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Postcard featuring a photographic montage of a mother and daughter with an image of a soldier about them

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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1916
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Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1928 - Winner's medal

Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1928 - Winner's medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ken Ross
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1928
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Log Cabin

Log Cabin

Bessie Bardwell collection
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Quilts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1900
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Commemorative poster presented to Sir Ninian Stephens on the occasion of the handing back of Uluru to its traditional owners in 1985

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Sir Ninian Stephen collection
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Political posters
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Chips Mackinolty
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1985
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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