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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Rainbow snake.

Rainbow snake.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Dick N. Murrumurru
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1968
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Oval toy shield made from wood, with three sticks inserted through two holes in the posterior surface, to form the handle

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Toys
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Alberga River, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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After the cut out 1880 / 16

After the cut out 1880 / 16

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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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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1941
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Man riding a horse on the road to Coyle

Man riding a horse on the road to Coyle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Photograph of William Faithfull, father of William Pitt Faithfull

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Painting depicting a crocodile, by David Milaybuma

Painting depicting a crocodile, by David Milaybuma

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Milaybuma
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1923 5CV 'Type C' torpedo' Citroen motor car that Nevill Westwood drove on the first around Australia circuit by a car in 1925

1923 5CV 'Type C' torpedo' Citroen motor car that Nevill Wes...

Ron Westwood collection
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Motor cars
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France
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Citroen
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1923
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Unfinished pencil sketch

Unfinished pencil sketch

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Silvan Dam from Kalorama, Vic

Silvan Dam from Kalorama, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Silvan Reservoir, Silvan, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Dromana and the coastline from Arthur's Seat, Vic

Dromana and the coastline from Arthur's Seat, 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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Armband

Armband

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Studio portrait photograph of Thomas Hinton with a case of tools and a collaged diorama.

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Thomas Hinton collection
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Albumen prints
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Collan Nicholas
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Australia - A Native Canoe & Spearing Fish

Australia - A Native Canoe & Spearing Fish

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A scene at the Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

A scene at the Blue Lake, 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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Hotel Mansions, Kings Cross, Sydney

Hotel Mansions, Kings Cross, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

Wet specimen - Koala - arm muscles

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Sandridge, from Railway Pier, in the 'Fifties'

Sandridge, from Railway Pier, in the 'Fifties'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Ship's wheel from the fishing vessel Hong Hai

Ship's wheel from the fishing vessel Hong Hai

Tran Thi Nga collection
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Watercraft components
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Yellow, blue, green and pink floral pattern dress from Thursday Island

Yellow, blue, green and pink floral pattern dress from Thurs...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Dresses
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Col Nakata
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1992
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Marrngu.

Marrngu.

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ganmirri Garnjarr
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy, King of Big River

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy, King of Big River

Illawarra Historical Society collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Big River, Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Jemmy
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Album containing documents, drawings and photographs relating to the Bendigo Pottery [Vol B, 1-32]

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William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Albums
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Pencil sketch of crossed flags and emblems and a drawn table of numbers

Pencil sketch of crossed flags and emblems and a drawn table...

J Wyszogrodzki collection no. 1
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Sketches
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The Flood Tide Series -

The Flood Tide Series - "Welsher", Scene III. Act II.

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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1904
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Embroidery patterns
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Picnic at Hanging Rock

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Patricia Lovell collection
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Cinema posters
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Hanging Rock, Victoria, Australia
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1975
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Painting depicts  X-ray style kangaroo

Painting depicts X-ray style kangaroo

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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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1974
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Black and white photograph of US swimmers Leslie Bunyan, Charlotte Boyle, Alice Lord and Ethelda Bleibtrey

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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United States of America
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Miss Leslie Bunyan
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Miner's short-handled pick

Miner's short-handled pick

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Picks
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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Drawing of two women

Drawing of two women

Ruby Lee collection
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Drawings
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Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Anne Palmer
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Miss Australia crown worn by national titleholders in the Miss Australia Quest each year from 1965 to 1991

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Miss Australia Company collection
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Crowns (headwear)
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ernest Booth
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1964
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Convict love token from Scott

Convict love token from Scott

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Mr Howard reaches out

Mr Howard reaches out

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1997
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Trevallyn & West Tamar Road, Launceston, Tas

Trevallyn & West Tamar Road, Launceston, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Trevallyn, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Le Caire Heliopolis

Le Caire Heliopolis

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Australian Army
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Chair made by Albert MacKenzie for president of Presbyterian WomenÂ?s Missionary Union, 1913

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Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union of Queensland
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Chairs
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6WF Musical Comedy Company

6WF Musical Comedy Company

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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1933
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Mauve satin covered ladies right shoe

Mauve satin covered ladies right shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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Architectural drawing of a Mill Dug-out by the Department of Mines for the Forests Commission

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Peter Evans collection
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Architectural plans
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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Twemlow
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1877
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Pencil

Pencil

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pencils
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Edward C. Bingham Bryden in a sailor suit seated on a mock bridge

Edward C. Bingham Bryden in a sailor suit seated on a mock b...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Pipe case used by Ben Chifley

Pipe case used by Ben Chifley

MJ Brown collection
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Pipe cases
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Wandjina with Rainbow Serpent and boomerangs

Wandjina with Rainbow Serpent and boomerangs

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Lily Karadada
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Cardboard hat box for Akubra

Cardboard hat box for Akubra

Bothwell Museum collection
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Hatboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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1920
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Anderson's - 'Rainbow' - Sweet Peas

Anderson's - 'Rainbow' - Sweet Peas

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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A merry Christmas - are you looking for me?

A merry Christmas - are you looking for me?

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Miss Muriel Smith
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1907
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Maraiin

Maraiin

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Baldu
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1968
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Circular Quay, Sydney

Circular Quay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career 1973

Red hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Jo...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Bark painting depicting a 'nature story' of dukala, possums and lambalk, the sugar glider, by Bardayal Nadjamerrek

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Kurrhkurr, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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South East Wind and a Canoe

South East Wind and a Canoe

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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Minimini Numalkiyiya Mamarika
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1948
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Sunshine stripper harvester

Sunshine stripper harvester

David Crane and Alice Sutton collection no. 1
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Stripper harvesters
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Sunshine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1911
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Tents pitched to the left of railway tracks. Trans-Australian Railway

Tents pitched to the left of railway tracks. Trans-Australia...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Untitled, sepia toned photograph with tree on the left, a sailing boat in the centre and a lighthouse.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Nelligen, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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