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Envelope for letter written to Will Glover and his new wife Elma to welcome them home

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Envelopes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William R. Glover
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1919
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Ruler belonging to James Sprent

Ruler belonging to James Sprent

James Sprent collection
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Rulers
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Grand View guest house, Mt Gambier, SA

Grand View guest house, 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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Unidentified man

Unidentified man

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bark painting

Bark painting

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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Light brown silk faille bonnet with self fabric fringe and ruffles around face

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bonnets
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1870
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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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Martin B. Tipiloura
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The mid-day rest

The mid-day rest

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Reproduction of a possum skin cloak collected in 1853 from Maiden's Punt (Echuca)

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Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Cloaks
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Treahna Hamm
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2002
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Partinyintjarra (Mt Toller) by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Partinyintjarra (Mt Toller) by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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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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Painting by Gordon Syron - Church On Hill, 1982

Painting by Gordon Syron - Church On Hill, 1982

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Oil paintings
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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1982
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Small brown vinyl suticase used to transport the late-Pleistocene Mungo cremation to Canberra by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Suitcases
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Lake Mungo, New South Wales, Australia
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1925
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Kerosene tin

Kerosene tin

Julie and Antoine Bos collection
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Tins
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Scout's Athlete badge certificate

Scout's Athlete badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1944
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Convict love token dated December 1830

Convict love token dated December 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Shield with carved diamond pattern painted in Reckitt's Blue

Shield with carved diamond pattern painted in Reckitt's Blue

Angus Munns collection
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Shields
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Martin Place, Sydney

Martin Place, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Martin Place, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Native Women Camel Drivers, South Aust.

Native Women Camel Drivers, South Aust.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Untitled painting by Ada Bird Petyarre

Untitled painting by Ada Bird Petyarre

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada B. Petyarre
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1990
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Employment reference for W H Treloar from McDonald's Motor Works and Garage, Hamilton

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Eric J Treloar collection
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Business letters
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N McDonald
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1911
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Certificate awarded at the Bairnsdale and District Agricultural Society 82nd Annual Show, 1960  for second prize for a nasturtium luncheon set of table linen

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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James Yeates & Sons Print
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1960
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Proprietary Mine Mill, B Hill

Proprietary Mine Mill, B Hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Broken Hill Proprietary Limited
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Sepia colour photograph of Sydney Harbour from Lavender Bay

Sepia colour photograph of Sydney Harbour from Lavender Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a station, Sydney

Postcard featuring a station, 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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'Ngurti' by George Tuckerbox, 2007

'Ngurti' by George Tuckerbox, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Containers
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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George Tuckerbox
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2007
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Postcard of Engineering Works Auburn

Postcard of Engineering Works Auburn

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Borolo-borolo, work on paper, Yirrkala, 1948

Borolo-borolo, work on paper, Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Pencil sketch depicting two women by a river near the ruins of a church

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of a red haired women wearing a tartan head-dress and sporran

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Stuart Shaw
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1918
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Milson's Point horse ferry, Sydney Harbour

Milson's Point horse ferry, Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Milsons Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Medical inspection card for Mrs Elna Glover 1919

Medical inspection card for Mrs Elna Glover 1919

Enid Treadgold collection
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Medical records
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Elna Glover
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1919
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Commemorative poster presented to Sir Ninian Stephens on the occasion of the handing back of Uluru to its traditional owners in 1985

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Sir Ninian Stephen collection
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Political posters
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Chips Mackinolty
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1985
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Pair of cream coloured 'silk' boxer shorts with a gold coloured waistband and side bands

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Lionel Rose collection no. 1
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Boxer shorts
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Lionel Rose
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1964
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Advertising card featuring Eddie McGoorty vs Jules Dubourg, 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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West Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1924
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David Jones

David Jones

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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David Jones Ltd
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1920
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Convict love token from W. Clements, 1827

Convict love token from W. Clements, 1827

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Call to Breakfast

The Call to Breakfast

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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Five children, with trees

Five children, with trees

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Overlooking Newcastle, NSW

Overlooking Newcastle, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black, velvet spotted, full length, short sleeved dress

Black, velvet spotted, full length, short sleeved dress

Mary Ellerslie Massey collection
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Evening dresses
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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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Warren Portaminni
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Engraved boab nut 'Attempt to Seduce a Wife' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'Attempt to Seduce a Wife' by Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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Convict love token engraved with the names Richard Painter and Abel Deeley, 1838

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Beige placemat with brown design of large bird and small fish

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tablemats
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Bark painting 'Rainbow snake in the stone country of Gumadir' by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1968

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1968
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'Wanatjalnga', painted by  Anatjarri Tjakamarra and Charlie Tjaruru Tjungurrayi, 1974

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Fred Myers collection
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1974
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Pen and ink drawing of a horse and two men

Pen and ink drawing of a horse and two men

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Byron Tales.

Byron Tales.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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Ground painting commissioned for the opening of Tandanya in March 1990

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Tandanya collection no. 3
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Paintings
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1990
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University Bridge, Adelaide, SA

University Bridge, 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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Painting depicts five animal figures

Painting depicts five animal figures

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Milaybuma
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1974
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Convict love token from C. Allen., 1844

Convict love token from C. Allen., 1844

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Envelopes
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Wood carving - water bird

Wood carving - water bird

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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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Polo team members standing in front of a dais and a scoreboard

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Glass spearhead

Glass spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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