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Motor Fishing Vessel Hong Hai, which transported 38 Vietnamese refugees to Australia in 1978

Motor Fishing Vessel Hong Hai, which transported 38 Vietname...

Tran Thi Nga collection
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Fishing boats
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An-Hoa, Kien Gaing, Vietnam
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Captain Van S. Truong
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1969
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An after-Christmas wail

An after-Christmas wail

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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North Terrace looking east, Adelaide, SA

North Terrace looking east, 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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Start of native canoe race, Fiji

Start of native canoe race, 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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1908
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Australian Native, the Picnic

Australian Native, the Picnic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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Star of the Sea - R.C. Church. Watson's Bay, N.S.W

Star of the Sea - R.C. Church. Watson's Bay, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Catholic Church
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Convict love token engraved with the names J. Kelly and C. Underwood, 1835

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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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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Silver snuff box from the '...Emigrants of THE LADY ANN TO Capt. Wm. Maxton, Octr. 1854'

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Gwen Coppard collection
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Snuff boxes
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Taylor & Perry
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1839
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Book titled Exercises for Ladies to Improve and Perfect Beauty, containing loose double page

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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London, England
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Donald Walker
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1837
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Crawfordsburn Inn, Co. Down

Crawfordsburn Inn, Co. Down

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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1907
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Post & Telegraph Office, Mulgoa

Post & Telegraph Office, Mulgoa

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mulgoa, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting eight men and a dog at campfire

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Sitting rough-un

Sitting rough-un

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Bark painting 'Two fish' by Bardayal Nadjamerrek, Gunbalanya, 1974

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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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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1974
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Convict love token from William Brain, 1838

Convict love token from William Brain, 1838

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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QSL card for VK-208

QSL card for VK-208

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The terraces & swimming pool, Mittagong, NSW

The terraces & swimming pool, Mittagong, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Jodhpurs

Jodhpurs

Colledge Family collection
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Jodhpurs
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Postcard featuring Alf Dean, Prize Coach Builder, Goulburn

Postcard featuring Alf Dean, Prize Coach Builder, Goulburn

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Alf Dean
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Large panoramic negative of Hotel Kosciusko chalets in winter landscape with distant figures of ice skaters on lake

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Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Negatives
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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'Paraku and Walmajarri People' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

'Paraku and Walmajarri People' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Mulan, Western Australia, Australia
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Veronica Lulu
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2007
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Harvesters [Millet]

Harvesters [Millet]

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Aboriginal Provisional Government

Aboriginal Provisional Government

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 1

Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 1

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Blue Lake, 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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Convict love token from Benjamin Cox, 1839

Convict love token from Benjamin Cox, 1839

Timothy Millett collection
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Round, pale pink velvet powder applicator with a pink ribbon hand holder

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Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Powder puffs
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Archibald Memorial. Hyde Park. Sydney N.S.W.

Archibald Memorial. Hyde Park. Sydney N.S.W.

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Nyilangkurr' by Donald Moko, 2007

'Nyilangkurr' by Donald Moko, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Donald Moko
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2007
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Town Hall, Cootamundra, NSW

Town Hall, Cootamundra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Christmas greetings.  The Bridge, Mosman's Bay, Sydney

Christmas greetings. The Bridge, Mosman's Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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John Warren, staff and students of Gold Creek soccer school in front of homestead building

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Convict love token from J. Bailey, 1842

Convict love token from J. Bailey, 1842

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Wooden sculpture, representing a freshwater turtle

Wooden sculpture, representing a freshwater turtle

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lipundja
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1964
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Touit's Sawmill Bundanoon

Touit's Sawmill Bundanoon

Touit's Sawmill collection
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Photographs
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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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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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A black and white photograph entitled

A black and white photograph entitled "Walkyrie School Walky...

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Walla Walla, New South Wales, Australia
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Leather aviation helmet

Leather aviation helmet

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Aviation helmets
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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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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Envelope addressed to Miss Constance Faithfull, Springfield, Goulburn, 1874

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1874
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Emu egg carved with image of a man's face and animals by Bill Reid

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Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Three page folded letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

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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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1912
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St. Clements CE, Marrickville

St. Clements CE, Marrickville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Church of England
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A toy wagon constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

A toy wagon constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Toy carts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sir Roland Wilson
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1956
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Convict love token from Joseph Taylor, 1845

Convict love token from Joseph Taylor, 1845

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915

Sir Ernest Cable's property, Devon 1915

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Bowls
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Renita Stanley
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2005
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'Wallaby Men Dreaming at Marru(nga)' by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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National Park. Sydney. N.S.W.

National Park. Sydney. N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from W. Mollet., 1843

Convict love token from W. Mollet., 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Colonel William Light's writing box and accessories

Colonel William Light's writing box and accessories

Colonel William Light collection no. 1
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Writing cases
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Colonel William Light
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1836
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Empress of Britain Sydney NSW

Empress of Britain Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Discussion Poster No.15 - The Menace of Inflation -  August 9, 1948

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George W Barber collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1948
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Eileen Alannah

Eileen Alannah

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Shipping Cattle, Darling Island, Sydney

Shipping Cattle, Darling Island, 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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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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Colin
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Mourning envelope addressed to W. P. Faithfull in Augustus Lucian Faithfull's handwriting

Mourning envelope addressed to W. P. Faithfull in Augustus L...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Hollow log drum made from gum tree

Hollow log drum made from gum tree

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Musical drums
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Vernon Graham
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After the cut out 1880 / 16

After the cut out 1880 / 16

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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