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Convict love token from Issac Farrow, 1841

Convict love token from Issac Farrow, 1841

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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Periwinkle painting the Petals

Periwinkle painting the Petals

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Marna House, north-east garden, Healesville, Vic

Marna House, north-east garden, Healesville, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Healesville, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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His Christmas Eve

His Christmas Eve

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Picture model of action at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 1915

Picture model of action at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 1915

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian War Memorial, Campbell, Canberra, Australian Capital Ter...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Tmesipteris Tannensis

Tmesipteris Tannensis

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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1873
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Photograph of a group of people holding a sign saying 'Black Control of Black Affairs'

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Photographic prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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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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Australian Comic Alphabet - A

Australian Comic Alphabet - A

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Two Service Men

Two Service Men

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Photographic prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Ocean Beach, Newcastle

Ocean Beach, Newcastle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Main Event from the Air. The British Empire Exhibition (1924)

The Main Event from the Air. The British Empire Exhibition (...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Wembley, Greater London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1924
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At Leg of Mutton Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

At Leg of Mutton 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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Handbell - Note E Octave 7 Pattern 06

Handbell - Note E Octave 7 Pattern 06

Jennifer Anne Murphy collection
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Musical instruments
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London, England
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
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1910
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Letter from Vane Lindesay thanking Maurice Horn

Letter from Vane Lindesay thanking Maurice Horn

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Letters
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1976
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Woolloomooloo Bay, Sydney

Woolloomooloo Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Woolloomooloo Bay, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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IBM input typewriter from the SNOCOM computer used by the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority

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University of Sydney School of Engineering collection
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Typewriters
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University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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School of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney
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1958
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Ship with white smoke stack

Ship with white smoke stack

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Port Jackson

Port Jackson

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Port Jackson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spear

Spear

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Spears
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Olive Street, from CML Tower, Albury, NSW

Olive Street, from CML Tower, Albury, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Stockman's hut

Stockman's hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Postcard featuring a comic drawing of soldiers climbing one of the pyramids, being assisted by local Egyptians.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Esdaile model railway bogie coach - not painted

Esdaile model railway bogie coach - not painted

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway carriages
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S.S. Aramac 2114 Tons 14 Knots

S.S. Aramac 2114 Tons 14 Knots

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney South View

Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney South View

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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U.S.A. Battleship Kansas

U.S.A. Battleship Kansas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dillenia Alata

Dillenia Alata

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Bourne Creek, Kilcunda

Bourne Creek, Kilcunda

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bourne Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Tasmanian Aborigines celebrate 8 years of re-occupation of Oyster Cove 1984-1992

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Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Oyster Cove, Tasmania, Australia
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Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre
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1984
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A Grey Day

A Grey Day

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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Teucrium corymbosum

Teucrium corymbosum

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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Mythological Mallierra (post initiation) ceremonies at Winparrku

Mythological Mallierra (post initiation) ceremonies at Winpa...

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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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Black and white lantern slide - Victorian Mounted Police Party

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Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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Daniel (Dan) Kelly
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Hat brim block

Hat brim block

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hat blocks
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Bark painting depicting a male human figure with outstretched hands by David Malangi, Milingimbi, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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1965
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Brown Corke & co, general merchants

Brown Corke & co, general merchants

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Nathalia, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Family on the veranda of a house

Family on the veranda of a house

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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W. Whyte's Chemist Shop

W. Whyte's Chemist Shop

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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The Upper Falls, Queanbeyan River

The Upper Falls, Queanbeyan River

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queanbeyan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the first Holden car

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1948
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Convict love token from John Harris, 1829

Convict love token from John Harris, 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Preliminary Inspection Report from Light Plane Services, 30 April 1981-6 May 1981

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Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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Sea-monsters

Sea-monsters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Bavaria, Germany
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Solomon Bros, LTD
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Lyperanthus nigricans, Pterostylis turfosa

Lyperanthus nigricans, Pterostylis turfosa

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Narra ceremony by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1967

Narra ceremony by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1967

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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Birrikitji Gumana
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1967
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Wet specimen - Wombat - heart

Wet specimen - Wombat - heart

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Painting depicts a human figure with elbows bent & hands upraised

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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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Unknown
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Batik practice piece showing design in progress on fabric, attributed to Nyukana 'Daisy' Baker, 1975

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Textiles
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Jogjakarta, Java, Indonesia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1975
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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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Richard C. Fernando
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Bark painting

Bark painting

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lipundja
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1966
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Tureen marked with the crest of the Union Club of Hobart Town, made by Minton & Boyle, about 1840

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Terence Lane collection
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Tureens
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Stoke-on-Trent, England
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Minton and Boyle
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1840
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2004 Australian of the Year Finalist Award

2004 Australian of the Year Finalist Award

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Awards
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Terracotta bowl with glazed sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Bowls
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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Wombat

Wombat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ellerbek

Ellerbek

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth

Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Utricularia lateriflora

Utricularia lateriflora

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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