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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

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Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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Convict love token 1844

Convict love token 1844

Convict Love Token collection no. 2
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Convict love tokens
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1844
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U.S.A. Battleship Kansas

U.S.A. Battleship Kansas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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S.S. Arawatta 2114 Tons 14 Knots

S.S. Arawatta 2114 Tons 14 Knots

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Pink copy of Aeronautical Parts Certificate from Hants & Sussex Aviation Ltd

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Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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Water at Bunumbust, with trees in the background

Water at Bunumbust, with trees in the background

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Sepia photograph of horsedrawn vehicles in a procession

Sepia photograph of horsedrawn vehicles in a procession

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bicornual basket

Bicornual basket

Muralambeen Bicornual Basket collection
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Baskets
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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P & O S.S. Sicilia at Port Said

P & O S.S. Sicilia at Port Said

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Port Said, Egypt
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1913
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Arthur's seat from the pier, Dromana, Vic

Arthur's seat from the pier, Dromana, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Arthurs Seat, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Hotel Ainslie, Canberra. FCT

Hotel Ainslie, Canberra. FCT

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Braddon, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Group of people in swimsuits, kneeling in a line on the beach

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Patterns
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Five nurses in a male hospital ward

Five nurses in a male hospital ward

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1920
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Diary of a boat trip from Melbourne to Japan via Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Cairns, Thursday Island, Hong Kong, Canton and Shanghai in 1935

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Lorelle Moore collection
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Diaries
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Victoria, Australia
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Lorelle Moore
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1935
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A Strange Sea-Creature.

A Strange Sea-Creature.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tipiloura
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Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

Burnished, wooden boomerang incised with decorative designs

19th Century NSW Aboriginal Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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North-west NSW, Australia
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1800
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Dingos, Australia

Dingos, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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The Crown Studios
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An old Cannibal - Fiji

An old Cannibal - Fiji

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fiji
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate of Airworthiness for aircraft HB-OFU in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 1937-1938

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Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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Scrapbook with textured white plastic cover and brown cord binding, relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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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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Germaine Vigona
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Sydney, New South Wales

Sydney, New South Wales

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Dari headdress

Dari headdress

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Headdresses
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Carolus Isua OAM
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Postcard featuring a horses running a race

Postcard featuring a horses running a race

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate awarded at the Upper Hunter P. & A. Association 78th Annual Show, Muswellbrook, 1968 for second prized for an appliqued doily

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1968
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Paper tape reader designed by Kevin Rosolen to be used with the SNOCOM computer

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Kevin Rosolen collection
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Computer components
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Kevin Rosolen
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1958
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Courtroom sketch 'Lindy Chamberlain Legal teams. Justice Muirhead & Jury.' by Veronica O'Leary, 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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Blue Lake Drive, Mt Gambier, SA

Blue Lake Drive, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Fresh-water Tortoise, Mimila

Fresh-water Tortoise, Mimila

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Macleay St. Potts Pt. N.S.W

Macleay St. Potts Pt. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter from Benny Zable to the Organisers of ANZART

Letter from Benny Zable to the Organisers of ANZART

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Letters
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Bark painting 'Gubabingu mortuary ceremony' by Binyinyuwuy, Milingimbi, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Binyinyuwuy
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1967
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In the gully, Ferny Creek, Victoria

In the gully, Ferny Creek, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Black and white photograph of US swimmers and twins, Ruth and Eleanor Smith

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Ohio, United States of America
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Miss Ruth Smith
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1918
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Farming in New South Wales, Australia

Farming in New South Wales, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Agricultural Bureau of South Australia Exhibition of Women's Handicrafts First Prize, 1937 awarded to Miss Huppatz

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Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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South Australia, Australia
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Agricultural Bureau of South Australia
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1937
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Arch of Triumph, White Hills, Bendigo, Vic

Arch of Triumph, White Hills, Bendigo, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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White Hills, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Brown's River, near Hobart, Tas

Brown's River, near Hobart, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Browns River, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1949
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of the Allied flags, identified by their nation's names, around a shield featuring the Union Jack

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcard featuring a streetscape

Postcard featuring a streetscape

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Our town Nguiu on Bathurst Island

Our town Nguiu on Bathurst Island

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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Mary Dunn
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The Baijini at Port Bradshaw, Yirrkala, 1948

The Baijini at Port Bradshaw, Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Swimming pool, Euroa, Vic

Swimming pool, Euroa, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Euroa, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

Aboriginal breastplate for Joey, Chief of Petraman

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Petraman
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1931
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'cantchant (shield), 2015'  by Vernon Ah Kee

'cantchant (shield), 2015' by Vernon Ah Kee

Vernon Ah Kee Collection No. 2
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Artworks
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Vernon Ah Kee
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2015
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Water dreaming at Kalipinba

Water dreaming at Kalipinba

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Browns Bore, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ray I. Tjampitjinpa
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Wool Train Smash at Nundah January 1899

Wool Train Smash at Nundah January 1899

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Nundah, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Maps of Australia from Adelaide

Maps of Australia from Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Greeetings from Bowral - Bowral in snowtime

Greeetings from Bowral - Bowral in snowtime

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pair of Holden Torana cufflinks

Pair of Holden Torana cufflinks

Jack Heenan collection
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Cufflinks
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GM Holden Ltd
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1965
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Boomerang found near Canning Stock Route

Boomerang found near Canning Stock Route

James Ferguson collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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First Prize awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for 'Tea cosy, knitted or crocheted' at the Golden Grove & Yatala Vale Show Society

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Golden Grove, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1968
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Painting on canvas by Lucky Hilda & Ruth Napaljarri

Painting on canvas by Lucky Hilda & Ruth Napaljarri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Message stick

Message stick

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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