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Model spearthrower

Model spearthrower

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Terre de Diemen. Grou-agara

Terre de Diemen. Grou-agara

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Paris, France
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Nicholas Petit
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1803
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Carved wooden lizard with pokerwork designs on the upper surface

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Not provided
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1991
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Firestick

Firestick

Douglas Seaton collection
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Firesticks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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An early start

An early start

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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The Beginning of the Thaw, Snowy River, Kosciusko, NSW No. 25

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Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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A view in the Domain, Melbourne, Vic

A view in the Domain, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Wooden case used to store photographic plates photographed by Richard Daintree in Queensland in the 1860s

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Richard Daintree collection
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Plate carrying boxes
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Richard Daintree
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Japanese Order of the Rising Sun, First Class, to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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Japan
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1973
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Silver dinner fork

Silver dinner fork

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner forks
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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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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Mary C. Karui
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Black and white photograph of a military tent camp

Black and white photograph of a military tent camp

Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Australian lyre birds displaying tails

Australian lyre birds displaying tails

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Shield

Shield

Stan Mitchell collection
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Shields
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'Gunyan White Sand Crab', by Narritjin Maymuru

'Gunyan White Sand Crab', by Narritjin Maymuru

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Blue Mud Bay, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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Aussies Need Ansett - Shine On

Aussies Need Ansett - Shine On

Anthony Polinelli and Catherine Bridges collection
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Placards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ansett Airlines
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2001
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Two children sitting on chairs in a garden

Two children sitting on chairs in a garden

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

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Young's new store opening, Queanbeyan, 23 May 1956

Young's new store opening, Queanbeyan, 23 May 1956

J B Young Ltd collection
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Photographs
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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G. & T. Konsansky
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1956
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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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Pigmented shield

Pigmented shield

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Shields
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Henry J. Kripps
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1984
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Wet specimen - Horse - brain

Wet specimen - Horse - brain

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Crocodile

Crocodile

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Switzerland.

Switzerland.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Convict love token from J. Jordan

Convict love token from J. Jordan

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Tom Harris on Creamy

Tom Harris on Creamy

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Gordon's Monument and the Lake Drive, Mt. Gambier, S.A.

Gordon's Monument and the Lake Drive, Mt. Gambier, S.A.

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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Portrait photograph of Norm Erskine

Portrait photograph of Norm Erskine

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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Souvenir teaspoon for the British Royal Family

Souvenir teaspoon for the British Royal Family

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Teaspoons
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Blue Lake Mt Gambier SA No. 58

Blue Lake Mt Gambier SA No. 58

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Group of seven females and four males.

Group of seven females and four males.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Club, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Dog Dreaming by George Milpurrurru

Dog Dreaming by George Milpurrurru

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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George Milpurrurru
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1988
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Jean Bourke
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Girl in Scottish costume

Girl in Scottish costume

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Scotland
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pair of brown cotton stockings

Pair of brown cotton stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Christmas card

Christmas card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Christmas cards
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"I have journeyed on many beautiful rivers of the World..."

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Posters
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Lea
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1908
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Coiled basket, attributed to Thelma Carter, Lake Tyers, Victoria

Coiled basket, attributed to Thelma Carter, Lake Tyers, Vict...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Baskets
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Thelma Carter
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Metal tin opener

Metal tin opener

Thompson Family collection
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Tin-openers
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Top grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Gundabooka, New South Wales, Australia
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Queen Elizabeth Park, Mt Gambier, SA, showing rowan tree planted by Queen Elizabeth II, Feb 1954

Queen Elizabeth Park, Mt Gambier, SA, showing rowan tree pla...

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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1954
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Boomerang, Lake Tyers area, east Gippsland, Victoria

Boomerang, Lake Tyers area, east Gippsland, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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A light blue and white-coloured VK2VN amateur radio QSL card

A light blue and white-coloured VK2VN amateur radio QSL card

Gweneth Meyers collection
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QSL cards
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Mr Morris H. Meyers OBE
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Wool team, with a cart loaded with wool bales which are stamped with the letters

Wool team, with a cart loaded with wool bales which are stam...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Music Book

Music Book

George Zagora collection
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Scores
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1937
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Australian Bravery Decorations set, Cross of Valour

Australian Bravery Decorations set, Cross of Valour

Governor-General collection
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Medals
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Royal Australian Mint
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Landing Stage, Derwentwater.

Landing Stage, Derwentwater.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Derwent River, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1867 Queen's Plate trophy won by (Sydney) Tim Whiffler

1867 Queen's Plate trophy won by (Sydney) Tim Whiffler

1867 Melbourne Cup and Queen's Plate collection
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Trophies
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr William Edwards
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Invitation 'To welcome the Rt Hon H.V Evatt upon his return to Australia', 1942

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Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Dr Herbert V. Evatt
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1942
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Pair of brown canvas and leather naval gaiters

Pair of brown canvas and leather naval gaiters

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Gaiters
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Children's wooden rocking horse

Children's wooden rocking horse

Tony Preston collection no. 1
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Rocking horses
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Bride and groom.

Bride and groom.

Margot Child collection
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Magazine clippings
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Mrs Margot Child
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1965
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Child's drawing - 'Here come the Macassans' by Edwin Dingul, Roper River, NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ngukurr (Roper River), East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Edwin Dingal
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Unclean, Unsafe & Unwanted: The nuclear industry nightmare

Unclean, Unsafe & Unwanted: The nuclear industry nightmare

Northern Territory Environment Centre collection
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Booklets
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Dave Sweeney
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1996
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