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Arrow made of bamboo and wood

Arrow made of bamboo and wood

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Arrows
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1992
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Piece of a turtle shell

Piece of a turtle shell

Herbert E Read collection
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Animal parts
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Wedding photograph of Sylvia and John Parsons with their wedding party.

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Parsons collection
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Gunning, New South Wales, Australia
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1941
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Nugget, Billee-ling-oo, Queen of Boulia, 1930

Nugget, Billee-ling-oo, Queen of Boulia, 1930

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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1930
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Peter, Chief of Warangesda Mission

Peter, Chief of Warangesda Mission

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Warangesda Mission Station, Darlington Point, New South Wales, Aust...
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Bone china teacup and saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Wedgwood
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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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Kelly Warrior
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Record of Sessions House, Old Bailey

Record of Sessions House, Old Bailey

I Dowdle collection
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1826
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Album containing photographs of Bendigo Pottery events and operations

Album containing photographs of Bendigo Pottery events and o...

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Photograph albums
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Wimbledon Football Club

Wimbledon Football Club

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England
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1905
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Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbie' Faithfull

Girl's two-piece full-length outfit which belonged to 'Bobbi...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Girls clothing
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Bobby Maple Brown
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1910
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Discovery alongside the Barrier

Discovery alongside the Barrier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Opening of Parliament

Opening of Parliament

Marcia Rankin collection
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Oil paintings
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Sir Ivor H. Hele CBE
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1954
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Convict love token from William Williams, 1827

Convict love token from William Williams, 1827

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maree
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Circles and curves in purple and green

Circles and curves in purple and green

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Black and white lantern slide of a sketch - Troopers

Black and white lantern slide of a sketch - Troopers

Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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Painting depcits a kangaroo in the X-ray

Painting depcits a kangaroo in the X-ray

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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Yiwun Y. Maduwarr
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Bristol Hotel, Colombo

Bristol Hotel, Colombo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
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Man and woman in a car

Man and woman in a car

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ita Munkara
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Model wooden club with a large pineapple head

Model wooden club with a large pineapple head

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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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Nightdresses
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Lantern slide - Man scraping boomerang with a sharp stone flake, Luritja people, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Pride, by Shane Pickett.

Pride, by Shane Pickett.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1980
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Small magnifying glass, given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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Australia
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William Bayly
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1776
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Pinnacle and Organ Pipe, Mount Wellington

Pinnacle and Organ Pipe, Mount Wellington

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Harris & Marsh Pty Ltd
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson at the Cudal Agricultural and Pastoral Society 66th Annual Show, 1967 for first prize for a bridge cloth

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Cudal, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1967
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Glass plate negative - Sand deposited between kitchen and meat house during a single sandstorm, Miranda Station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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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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German forces soundly asleep on the ground

German forces soundly asleep on the ground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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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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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Johnny Mango
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Kungkarrangkalpa (2013) byTjapartji Bates

Kungkarrangkalpa (2013) byTjapartji Bates

Warakurna Seven Sisters collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Tjapatji Bates
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2013
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Pencil sketch depicting a milk maid

Pencil sketch depicting a milk maid

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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The Witch's Sister on her Black Bat

The Witch's Sister on her Black Bat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Arnold Yunkaporta
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Convict love token with a cross on a stand

Convict love token with a cross on a stand

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Douglas Robinson
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Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which was given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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Australia
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William Bayly
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1776
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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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Marguerita Munkara
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Armband

Armband

Charles Hart collection
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Postcard featuring a coloured printed drawing of an Austrian soldier on horseback pulling a cart

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Group of school boys in the 9th grade, with their teacher

Group of school boys in the 9th grade, with their teacher

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rhododendrons

Rhododendrons

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Certificate awarded at the The Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia Inc., 1960 for first prize for an organdie throwover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1960
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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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Photographic print depicting the toy theatre

Photographic print depicting the toy theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Photographic prints
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Message stick

Message stick

Enid Bowden collection
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Photograph - Florence Ethel and Hazel Faithfull in Egypt

Photograph - Florence Ethel and Hazel Faithfull in Egypt

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Egypt
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Child with a billycart standing beside a picket fence, outside a timber house.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dural, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Single iron jack plane

Single iron jack plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Jack planes
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Germany
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of a young boy in red checkered shirt and breeches

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Certificate

Certificate

Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Certificates
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Entrance to Woronora River, Como, N.S.W

Entrance to Woronora River, Como, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Como, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting 'Djiegung, the Galpu python' by Mithinarri Gurruwiwi, Yirrkala, 1966

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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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1966
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Bark painting depicting camping scene with trees, low hills, a stream and animals

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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Muta
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1975
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Lubra-Kate brand oil can

Lubra-Kate brand oil can

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 17
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Oil cans
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New York, United States of America
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Fiske Bros Refining Co
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Here is my garden

Here is my garden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Susan Binjari
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Convict love token from John Roulston, 1846

Convict love token from John Roulston, 1846

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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