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Two women and a small child sitting on the rocks near the sea with a lighthouse in the distance and hills on the horizon

Two women and a small child sitting on the rocks near the se...

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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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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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Oswald Comprabar
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School of Mines, Adelaide

School of Mines, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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Marble Church Near Rhyl

Marble Church Near Rhyl

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Dunsyre

Dunsyre

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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The Walker Hospital, Parramatta River, N.S.W, 1906

The Walker Hospital, Parramatta River, N.S.W, 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Concord, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Thomas Walker Convalescent Hospital
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1906
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The Railway Station, Adelaide, SA

The Railway Station, 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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Calostrophus Elongatus

Calostrophus Elongatus

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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Round hat, constructed from bright blue synthetic netting

Round hat, constructed from bright blue synthetic netting

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Sydney Tourist Map

Sydney Tourist Map

Thompson Family collection
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Maps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Cartoon depicting a woman answering her front door to a swagman

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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Convict love token from M. Flinn, 1825

Convict love token from M. Flinn, 1825

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Fish and turtle

Fish and turtle

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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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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Tim Taylor
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Small paper book titled

Small paper book titled "Movement" No.5, edited by Thea Stan...

Thompson Family collection
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Books
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Thea S. Hughes
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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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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Colleen
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Brick Day, Soldiers' Home

Brick Day, Soldiers' Home

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Soldiers' Home League Inc
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Three figures with animal

Three figures with animal

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 Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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1833
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Federal Parliament House, Canberra

Federal Parliament House, Canberra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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RMS Australia on the Corsair Reef,  Point Nepean June 20th 1904

RMS Australia on the Corsair Reef, Point Nepean June 20th 1...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Point Nepean, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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New Brighton Hotel, Kiama, NSW

New Brighton Hotel, Kiama, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kiama, South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Gardens by the River Torrens, Adelaide, SA

Gardens by the River Torrens, 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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Reef Fish

Reef Fish

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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Windsor House Boat

Windsor House Boat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dhaymangu
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Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW

Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Springfield, Goulburn

Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Springfield, Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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Postcard featuring a printed portrait of Edwin Wesley Howard Fowles

Postcard featuring a printed portrait of Edwin Wesley Howard...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Edwin L. Fowles
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Orara at Jetty, Byron Bay

Orara at Jetty, Byron Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lantern slide - View from the sea of Point Charles lighthouse, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

Lantern slide - View from the sea of Point Charles lighthous...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Program of cricket matches scheduled by the South Australian Cricket Association for season 1906-07

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Nanette Ward collection
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Programs
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South Australia, Australia
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1906
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Pair of cream coloured 'silk' boxer shorts with a gold coloured waistband and side bands

Pair of cream coloured 'silk' boxer shorts with a gold colou...

Lionel Rose collection no. 1
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Boxer shorts
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Lionel Rose
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1964
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Embroidery sampler on coarse linen or hessian, mainly featuring cross stitched letters and numbers [Margaret Stool Montrose, 1855?]

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Textile samplers
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1855
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'Dreaming at Watunuma' by Uta UtaTjangala, 1975

'Dreaming at Watunuma' by Uta UtaTjangala, 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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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1975
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Plastic sign for bokchoy from market garden stall

Plastic sign for bokchoy from market garden stall

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Signs
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Awelye

Awelye

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Ada Panunga
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1996
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Horse team pulling a wagon loaded with wool bales. Boondara 1918

Horse team pulling a wagon loaded with wool bales. Boondara ...

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 - Jim, the Chinese gardener, Durham Downs station, Queensland, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

Glass plate negative - Jim, the Chinese gardener, Durham Dow...

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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1919
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Six page letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

Six page letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1...

John Collinson Close collection
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Letters
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1911
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Kimberley points

Kimberley points

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearheads
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Rock Hole Colourway 2

Rock Hole Colourway 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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Industrial buildings with chimneys that are billowing smoke

Industrial buildings with chimneys that are billowing smoke

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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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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Craig Baker
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Lear...

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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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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Janice
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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Orroroo Agricultural Society Incorporated
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1939
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Gardens on North Terrace, Adelaide, SA

Gardens on North Terrace, 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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Bllom Mill Engine

Bllom Mill Engine

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginal Land Rights

Aboriginal Land Rights

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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The Snowy river at Jindabyne

The Snowy river at Jindabyne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Jindabyne, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ehrharta Stipoides

Ehrharta Stipoides

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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Boomerang with pointed ends and incised with alternating concentric circle design, from Queensland

Boomerang with pointed ends and incised with alternating con...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Old Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney

Old Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Katherine L. Farran
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Painting by Benita Clements titled 'Namatjira Family'

Painting by Benita Clements titled 'Namatjira Family'

Ngurratjuta Many Hands collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Benita Clements
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Third of a set of three postcards from Joan Richmond - England

Third of a set of three postcards from Joan Richmond - Engla...

Joan Richmond collection
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Postcards
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Cheddar Gorge, Somerset, England
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1932
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State Boys' Memorial - that's one of our boys, 1919

State Boys' Memorial - that's one of our boys, 1919

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Atkinson & Co
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1919
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Syzygium suborbiculare

Syzygium suborbiculare

Banks Florilegium collection
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Mounts
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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