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YMCA - With the Boys Alway, Everywhere

YMCA - With the Boys Alway, Everywhere

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Dark coloured narrow wooden parrying shield

Dark coloured narrow wooden parrying shield

Kilborn - Goojung Station collection
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Shields
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Bookmaker's bag belonging to Jim McMahon

Bookmaker's bag belonging to Jim McMahon

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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P & O S.S. Nubia at Singapore

P & O S.S. Nubia at Singapore

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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India
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The Spit, Sydney

The Spit, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Middle Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Skein of two ply fibre string that is pigmented

Skein of two ply fibre string that is pigmented

Stan Mitchell collection
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String
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Wirth's Circus at Ipswich

Wirth's Circus at Ipswich

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wirth's Circus
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Convict love token from John Harris, 1829

Convict love token from John Harris, 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Seven men in hats. Trans-Australian Railway

Seven men in hats. Trans-Australian Railway

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1977
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Leptorrhyncus Tenuifolius

Leptorrhyncus Tenuifolius

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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1875
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Frying pan

Frying pan

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Frying pans
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Cheer-Up Society

Cheer-Up Society

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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Union Jack and Red Ensign

Union Jack and Red Ensign

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A Alderman
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Wellington Caves

Wellington Caves

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wellington Caves, Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Flemington Race Course

Flemington Race Course

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Flemington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The  Wawilag Spirits of Marwiyu - A Mandalbui Dreaming.

The Wawilag Spirits of Marwiyu - A Mandalbui Dreaming.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 -  depicts five sharks

Painting on masonite by Madi, 1964 - depicts five sharks

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Madi
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1964
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Victory Trust

Victory Trust

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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Naval ship in calm water

Naval ship in calm water

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Convict love token from Robert Francis, 1848

Convict love token from Robert Francis, 1848

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Hypoxis Glabella

Hypoxis Glabella

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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Blechnum Cartilagineum

Blechnum Cartilagineum

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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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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Greetings from the Antipodes [image of Aboriginal woman wearing red spotted scarf]

Greetings from the Antipodes [image of Aboriginal woman wear...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Clubs
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Postcard featuring a coloured drawing of a soldier sitting on a bench with a woman in a blue dress holding a blue parasol

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia Day 1917, City of Unley

Australia Day 1917, City of Unley

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Unley, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1916
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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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Gavin Korkaktain
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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Bowls
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Unknown
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Postcard featuring a printed pen and ink drawing

Postcard featuring a printed pen and ink drawing "THAT FIRST...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Paul G. Tipiloura
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Postcard for 'Fund for the relief of Polish victims of the war'

Postcard for 'Fund for the relief of Polish victims of the w...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Poland
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1939
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State Entertainments - Melbourne and Sydney

State Entertainments - Melbourne and 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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WTP
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The Lord's Prayer [artwork depicting the last supper made from mother-of-pearl]

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General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Bethlehem, West Bank, Israel
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1975
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Kungkarrangkalpa (2011) by Tjapartji Bates

Kungkarrangkalpa (2011) by Tjapartji Bates

Warakurna Seven Sisters collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Tjapatji Bates
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2011
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Postcard of Edward Henty

Postcard of Edward Henty

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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T.A.A. travel poster

T.A.A. travel poster

Ron Kerr collection
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Advertising posters
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Australia
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TAA/Australian Airlines Museum
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tim Tayor
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Digging stick - wana

Digging stick - wana

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Digging sticks
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Blackstone (Papulankutja Aboriginal community), Western Australia, ...
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Mrs Mamie Butler
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2016
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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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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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Joseph Jungarray Dickson
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Two women wearing swimsuits and sitting on the beach under a parasol

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a black pen and ink comic drawing of street vendors

Postcard featuring a black pen and ink comic drawing of stre...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Clubs
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Kangaroos and boomerangs

Kangaroos and boomerangs

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Bark painting 'The Wagilag Story' by Dawidi Djulwadak, 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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Dawidi
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1967
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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reverend John Grosse
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1834
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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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Pamela Ngallametta
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Meelaywook - woman's upper arm ornament

Meelaywook - woman's upper arm ornament

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Personal adornments
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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This is Geoffrey Wilson

This is Geoffrey Wilson

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Brian Wilson
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Sculpture titled 'The Dismissal - 20th Anniversary', featuring Gough Whitlam, John Kerr and Malcolm Fraser

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John Shakespeare collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1995
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Nellie Butler

Nellie Butler

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, Great Britain
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The fisher's return, Bondi, NSW

The fisher's return, Bondi, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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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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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret R. Perdjert
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Stereographic viewer

Stereographic viewer

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Stereoscopes
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George Rose
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'The Story of Djirt' (aka Yingapungapu at Djarrakpi) by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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Entrance Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Entrance Botanical Gardens, Sydney

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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1907
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