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Bark painting depicts a hunter in white, with short limbs, holding a raised spear and shield

Bark painting depicts a hunter in white, with short limbs, h...

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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Ron Adam
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1965
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Hair belt

Hair belt

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Waistbands
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Tjapakuti
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Boondarra 1918

Boondarra 1918

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Resin-hafted stone adze with wooden handle

Resin-hafted stone adze with wooden handle

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Adzes
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Nature's Gift ,The Timber Industry, NSW

Nature's Gift ,The Timber Industry, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Walking out with Angelina

Walking out with Angelina

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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1906
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Kiama

Kiama

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kiama, South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Dhuwa Ngarra Ceremony

Dhuwa Ngarra Ceremony

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1964
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Two page letter from John Close to Alice Close, 1911

Two page letter from John Close to Alice Close, 1911

John Collinson Close collection
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Letters
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1911
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QSL card for VK4BB, Queensland, Australia

QSL card for VK4BB, Queensland, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter on cream coloured paper, addressed to K. Mens from YK2NO

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Letters
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pay Day

Pay Day

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Frederick F. Booty
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Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Esme Timbery collection
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Ornaments
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esme Timbery
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2006
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Convict love token from George Paine, 1830

Convict love token from George Paine, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Fire drill set

Fire drill set

Dr Lamont West collection
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Fire-making equipment
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Billy Boyle
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1964
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Waterproof cover box for bullion box

Waterproof cover box for bullion box

Neville Locker collection
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Boxes
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Cannibals and Others

Cannibals and Others

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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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Paddles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1916
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Invitation to a Garden Party on 14 May 1937 to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Invitations
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Queen Elizabeth
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1937
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Mosquito net wedding dress

Mosquito net wedding dress

Ron and Ella Christopher collection
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Wedding dresses
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Auburn, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ella F. Christopher
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1943
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Rifle birds

Rifle birds

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Neville W. Cayley Snr
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Photograph of a man with scaring on his chest

Photograph of a man with scaring on his chest

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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The Road to the Ocean Beach, Narooma

The Road to the Ocean Beach, Narooma

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Narooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Amalgamated Society of Engineers - diagramatic key to union emblem

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Instructional documents
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1852
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Woman sitting in a chair

Woman sitting in a chair

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cardboard sign for coriander from a market garden stall

Cardboard sign for coriander from a market garden stall

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Signs
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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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Palaeolithic European hand axe

Palaeolithic European hand axe

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hand axes
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Diary note on E R Mayne's sightseeing trip to Pretoria, South Africa, whilst on tour with the Australian Cricket Team in 1921

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Nanette Ward collection
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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Central Cumberland League Bicycle Club 1918 Champion medal

Central Cumberland League Bicycle Club 1918 Champion medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Mr Ken Ross
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1918
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United Hospital Auxiliaries of N.S.W.

United Hospital Auxiliaries of N.S.W.

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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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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Convict love token from J. Williams

Convict love token from J. Williams

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Girrawheen, Armidale, NSW

Girrawheen, Armidale, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Envelopes
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Boomerang with pointed ends and incised with alternating concentric circle design, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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For freedom and liberty

For freedom and liberty

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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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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Letter from James Turner to

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Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Personal letters
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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James Turner
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1862
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Family group

Family group

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Side saddle

Side saddle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Saddles
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Children's wooden rocking horse

Children's wooden rocking horse

Tony Preston collection no. 1
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Rocking horses
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Convict love token engraved with the initials H.D. and S.S.

Convict love token engraved with the initials H.D. and S.S.

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token from G. Barker, 1843

Convict love token from G. Barker, 1843

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Oxford Street, Sydney

Oxford Street, Sydney

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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Secretariat & P.O., Canberra.  An Autumn view

Secretariat & P.O., Canberra. An Autumn view

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Museum, Sydney

The Museum, Sydney

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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1907
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Emu egg carved with images of a face, basket, boomerangs and shield motifs by Bill Reid

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Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1967
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SS Seang Bee A48

SS Seang Bee A48

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Plaster death mask of the head of bushranger Ned Kelly

Plaster death mask of the head of bushranger Ned Kelly

Dale White collection
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Masks
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Melbourne Gaol, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1880
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Novadu Terpi - Pattern book

Novadu Terpi - Pattern book

Guna Kinne collection no. 2
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Books
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Latvia
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1939
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Convict love token from H. Honey, 1834

Convict love token from H. Honey, 1834

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bark painting 'Mythical Figure' by by Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi, Gunbalanya, 1974

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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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Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi
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1974
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Piece of fabric depicting three embroidery motifs

Piece of fabric depicting three embroidery motifs

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Textile pieces
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Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Thelma Judson
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2008
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Fish scoop

Fish scoop

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Fishing equipment
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Poster depicting the Provisional Parliament House, Canberra, from the air

Poster depicting the Provisional Parliament House, Canberra,...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 20
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Posters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian National Publicity Association
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1940
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Pair of cufflinks

Pair of cufflinks

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Cufflinks
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Painting depicts two fish

Painting depicts two fish

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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Mr Paddy Nabamdjorle Maralngurra
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