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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia 1903 'Suffolk Punch Entire'

Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Austra...

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1903
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Painting depicts a rectangular figure with a diamond pattern down the centre

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanuwunda
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1948
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Courtroom sketch 'The Chamberlains in Darwin Court. 1982.' by Veronica O'Leary.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud Bodenwieser when taking on-stage acknowledgements

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Coats
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Cramer
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1940
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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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1923
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Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Hinchley Family collection
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Evening capes
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Schultz Tannery
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1940
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Postcard featuring a pen and ink drawing of a solitary figure in a torrential downpour

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Jar decorated with brown slip

Jar decorated with brown slip

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Jars
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1976
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Painting no. 13, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The Wangoo cut Goorialla open and the Bil-bil brothers emerged as Rainbow lorikeets

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Advance Australia

Advance Australia

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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1910
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Lubra & Child, River Murray, S.A.

Lubra & Child, River Murray, S.A.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, 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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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John V. Orsto
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Lilian Faithfull in her wedding dress, standing on the veranda at Springfield holding her bouquet in her right hand.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bark painting featuring an oval shape outlined in black & white

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maria
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1965
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Wool team - cart loaded with wool bales which are stamped with the letters

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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I've a feeling we're not alone

I've a feeling we're not alone

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cardboard box for smoking pipe used by Frank Hardy

Cardboard box for smoking pipe used by Frank Hardy

Frank Hardy collection
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Storage boxes
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Frank Hardy
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Botany Bay and Sea Point

Botany Bay and Sea Point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Helichrysum Obcordatum

Helichrysum Obcordatum

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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Black and white photo of Edna Ogden bowling overarm at a cricket pitch

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Amy Hudson collection
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The Australian Women's Weekly
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1930
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Looking along the beach, Dromana, Vic

Looking along the beach, Dromana, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dromana, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, dated 29 September 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Ram in front of a fence with farm buildings on either side

Ram in front of a fence with farm buildings on either side

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Photographs
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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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Bishop Gisell
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Spearheads
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David Jones & Coy, the White House

David Jones & Coy, the White House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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David Jones Ltd
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At the end of my long ride I was delightfully cool.

At the end of my long ride I was delightfully cool.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr F Welch
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1906
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Lady Martin Beach, Double Bay, NSW

Lady Martin Beach, Double Bay, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mona Vale, Pittwater, NSW

Mona Vale, Pittwater, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mona Vale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Top Walk, Botanical Gardens, Maryborough, Queensland

Top Walk, Botanical Gardens, Maryborough, Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Yala, the sweet potato

Yala, the sweet potato

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1975
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Black and white photograph of Wally Meagher, Captain of the Waratahs Rugby Union Team, 1928

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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New South Wales, Australia
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F W. Meagher
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1928
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Painting is divided into panels decorated with cross hatching and small circles

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Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djunmal
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Woman standing on rocks near a waterfall

Woman standing on rocks near a waterfall

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer John Weissmuller, 1921

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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New York, United States of America
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Johnny Weissmuller
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1921
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Postcard featuring the Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Postcard featuring the Princes Bridge, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Colour Photograph - Part of a collage of photos of protests at the South African Embassy, Canberra.

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Kerry Browning collection
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Bark painting divided into three panels by two vertical white bands with yellow lines

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Fish
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1965
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Nyurpaya painting

Nyurpaya painting

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Nyurpaya
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Wooden container, painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Normanby goldfield, near Bown, North Queensland

Normanby goldfield, near Bown, North Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bowen, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearthrower with wooden peg bound with resin and sinew

Spearthrower with wooden peg bound with resin and sinew

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Spearthrowers
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Christmas card

Christmas card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Christmas cards
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Colour Photograph - Part of a collage of photos of protests at the South African Embassy, Canberra.

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Kerry Browning collection
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Photographs
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In the home paddock

In the home paddock

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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Photograph of bushranger Stephen (Steve) Hart

Photograph of bushranger Stephen (Steve) Hart

Ned Kelly Memorabilia collection
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Photographs
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Stephen (Steve) Hart
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Letters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1944
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Unidentified. Depicts large rectangle with crosshatched bands forming four panels

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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T.S.S. Port Macquarie

T.S.S. Port Macquarie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1914
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Hand-crafted model steam 'donkey' engine on a blue painted wooden board base

Hand-crafted model steam 'donkey' engine on a blue painted w...

Ted Pritchard collection no. 1
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Working models
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Victoria, Australia
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Arnold Pritchard
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1945
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Two menus and a concert program

Two menus and a concert program

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Documents
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Familiar Australian Singers

Familiar Australian Singers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1913
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Sydney, New South Wales

Sydney, New South Wales

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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Australia, Coogee near Sydney

Australia, Coogee near Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Voiture de Gala, Musee des Voitures a Trianon

Voiture de Gala, Musee des Voitures a Trianon

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Bark painting 'Mirarrmina Sacred Well of Liagalawumirr' by Binyinyuwuy

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Binyinyuwuy
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School report

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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