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Postcard featuring a coloured print of the Australian flag, with an inset photograph of an observation unit

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Cave, Mt Gambier, SA

The Cave, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Glass plate negative - Man holding north-western type of spearthrower and wearing pubic fur tassel, Wardaman people, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Interior of St Saviour's Cathedral, Goulburn, with a floral arch.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Farm Cove, from Botanical Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W. / A Merry Christmas

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Millers Point, Sydney

Millers Point, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Millers Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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S.S. Wyreema

S.S. Wyreema

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Georges Ricard-Cordingley
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Sydney by Night / Love's Young Dream

Sydney by Night / Love's Young Dream

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting 'Female Namurrordo, Malicious Spirit of the Stone Country' by Charlie Najombolmi, Balawurru

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Najombolmi
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The Colonial House Museum, Garrison Church

The Colonial House Museum, Garrison Church

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token for Mary Gibbs, 1787

Convict love token for Mary Gibbs, 1787

Timothy Millett collection
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Bush turkey

Bush turkey

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate

Certificate

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Yackandandah, Victoria, Australia
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1893
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The Narrows, from Kalimna, Lakes Entrance, Vic

The Narrows, from Kalimna, Lakes Entrance, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Narrows, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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The Chalet, Mt Buffalo, Vic

The Chalet, Mt Buffalo, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Buffalo Chalet, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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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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Alicia Portaminni
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Photograph of ship flying American flag

Photograph of ship flying American flag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Invitation from Goulburn Lawn Tennis club to Miss Faithfull

Invitation from Goulburn Lawn Tennis club to Miss Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Invitations
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Pokerwork kangaroo

Pokerwork kangaroo

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Boondara showing horses pulling wagons loaded with wool bales

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Main Western Highway, Avenue of Honour, east end of Bacchus Marsh

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Ch I Can E

Ch I Can E

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Bookstall Co Ltd
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Naluk - The Woman

Naluk - The Woman

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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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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Arthur Pontimillui
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Melba Falls, Lorne

Melba Falls, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melba Falls, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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The Heads Sydney N.S.W.

The Heads Sydney N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting 'Howard Island

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Harry Makarrwala
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Kogarah Railway Station

Kogarah Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Painting depicts a large shark & lizard

Painting depicts a large shark & lizard

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lardjanga
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1967
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Souvenir badge that commemorates the first flight from England to Australia by Ross and Keith Smith in 1919

Souvenir badge that commemorates the first flight from Engla...

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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Lilian Faithfull wedding 1898 (circa) to William Hugh Anderson

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photograph and newsclippings of Benny Zable at Roxby Downs

Photograph and newsclippings of Benny Zable at Roxby Downs

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Roxby Downs, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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Bark painting 'Water lily bulbs' by Mithinarri Gurruwiwi, Yirrkala, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1965
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Wooden sculpture of a goanna

Wooden sculpture of a goanna

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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George Munkari
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1975
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Entrance to the Harbour, the Gap & Lighthouse, Sydney

Entrance to the Harbour, the Gap & Lighthouse, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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'Time Change' p.12, 13

'Time Change' p.12, 13

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Timber rat trap

Timber rat trap

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Rat-traps
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The Argonauts Club

The Argonauts Club

Australian Broadcasting Corporation collection no. 1
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Membership certificates
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Wood carving - female human figure - Yirrkala, 1948

Wood carving - female human figure - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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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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Convict love token from F. Robinson, 1831

Convict love token from F. Robinson, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Sepia photograph of procession down a Sydney street

Sepia photograph of procession down a Sydney street

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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Fairy Bower Steps, Bundanoon, 1906

Fairy Bower Steps, Bundanoon, 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Convict love token from James Hammons, 1827

Convict love token from James Hammons, 1827

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Unknown maker toy train passenger coach

Unknown maker toy train passenger coach

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway carriages
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'Best Worked Table Centre' awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson for her Round Rose Tablecloth at the 1967 Gulargambone Annual Show

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Gulargambone, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1967
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Certificate

Certificate

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Yarra Glen, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1971
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Dark brown hard hat made of Duperite associated with the Snowy Scheme

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Snowy Scheme - Frank Rodwell collection
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Helmets
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Guthega, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Frank Rodwell
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1950
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Gentiana Saxosa

Gentiana Saxosa

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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The day before payday: Civil Service Series -

The day before payday: Civil Service Series -

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Ceramic sardine dish with lid

Ceramic sardine dish with lid

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Covered dishes
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1857
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Landscape painting.

Landscape painting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Cordula Ebatarinja
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1967
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Message stick

Message stick

E Milne collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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This is my mother

This is my mother

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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Jackie Tipungwuti
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SINGLETON ELECTORATE / VOTE THUS: / X BRAMSTON, Richard Davis

SINGLETON ELECTORATE / VOTE THUS: / X BRAMSTON, Richard Davi...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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