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Group portrait of Australian soldiers in uniform with rifles in hand

Group portrait of Australian soldiers in uniform with rifles...

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Australian Army
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Goodenia humilis

Goodenia humilis

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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1876
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Large light box showing the respective locations of the Snowy Mountains Scheme

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Snowy Scheme - Snowy Hydro collection
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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Dean
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Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 1

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 1

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Disembarkation tag worn by Erin Craig when arriving in San Francisco on the SS 'Lurline' in 1946

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Erin Craig collection
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Travel documents
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San Francisco, California, United States of America
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Erin Craig
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1946
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Child's drawing by an unknown artist, Tabulam Primary School NSW

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Tabulam, New South Wales, Australia
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Tabulam Primary School
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tasmania, Australia
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Sophie
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Silver snuff box from the '...Emigrants of THE LADY ANN TO Capt. Wm. Maxton, Octr. 1854'

Silver snuff box from the '...Emigrants of THE LADY ANN TO C...

Gwen Coppard collection
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Snuff boxes
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Taylor & Perry
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1839
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Four nurses in a male hospital ward

Four nurses in a male hospital ward

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rockface

Rockface

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Australian Test cricketer W.H. Ponsford

Australian Test cricketer W.H. Ponsford

Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Christopher Galamirnda
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Stereographic viewer

Stereographic viewer

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Stereoscopes
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George Rose
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Batehaven

Batehaven

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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On the Wing

On the Wing

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Allan Mansell collection
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Etchings
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Tasmania, Australia
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Allan Mansell
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Royal Agricultural Society passes

Royal Agricultural Society passes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Greetings for the New Year

Greetings for the New Year

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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The bronze group of sculpture symbolising Sacrifice, ANZAC memorial, Sydney, NSW

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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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Carved wooden sculpture of a parrot fish 'Yambirrku'

Carved wooden sculpture of a parrot fish 'Yambirrku'

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Baluka Maymuru
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1999
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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Yarrpany - Dhuwa Honey.

Yarrpany - Dhuwa Honey.

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1982 collection
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Robert B. Wulaki Lang
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Man standing beside a horse and cart, with other horse and carts in the background.

Man standing beside a horse and cart, with other horse and c...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kilcunda Washaway of Ballast Pit Road

Kilcunda Washaway of Ballast Pit Road

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kilcunda, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Bark painting depicts a large white canoe containing five people, above a long-necked bird and two large lizards

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Reverend A Dyer collection
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Not provided
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Book titled 'Readings and Prayers for members of Army Women's Services'

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Thompson Family collection
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Prayer books
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Enamelled metal dipper with handle, grey with blue rim

Enamelled metal dipper with handle, grey with blue rim

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dippers
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Invitation to exhibition of Bulletin artists

Invitation to exhibition of Bulletin artists

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Justina Baptista
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Cream-coloured partial dance program BALL, 15th May 1867

Cream-coloured partial dance program BALL, 15th May 1867

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1867
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Child's drawing by Christopher and Steven titled:

Child's drawing by Christopher and Steven titled: "Yagin [si...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Christopher
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Film negative - Bert Oliffe and pack-camel, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canberra, 1955

Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canb...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Oil paintings
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Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1955
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Australia - A Native Wurley

Australia - A Native Wurley

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Julienne Tipiloura
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Portrait of Neville Bonner carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Neville Bonner carved into an emu egg

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Bill Reid
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1975
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Menu for a luncheon on the 22nd August 1945 at Parliament House, Canberra

Menu for a luncheon on the 22nd August 1945 at Parliament Ho...

Betty Hall collection
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Menus
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1945
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Purukupali and Japara Fighting

Purukupali and Japara Fighting

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Postcard featuring a photograph of German sailors and officials on Wingecarribee Riverbank, Berrima, N.S.W.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
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Royal Australian Navy Flag Officers sword belt

Royal Australian Navy Flag Officers sword belt

Department of Defence collection
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Sword belts
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London, England
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Holson & Sons, London
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Bark canoe with pointed bow and stern oversewn with bark strips

Bark canoe with pointed bow and stern oversewn with bark str...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Canoes
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1911
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Gibson Pootchemunka
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Edge-ground axe heads (stone)
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South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Crystal wine glass from Old Parliament House

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 2
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Wine glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Government of Australia
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Malyanka
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Boo-hoo, she only gaveme half a quince

Boo-hoo, she only gaveme half a quince

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wet specimen of a pouched young wombat

Wet specimen of a pouched young wombat

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Sir Colin MacKenzie
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The Ingathering. Taken around 1895 at Four Lone Ends Farm, Whitby

The Ingathering. Taken around 1895 at Four Lone Ends Farm, W...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1975
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Program for Rickard's Tivoli 31 December, 1921

Program for Rickard's Tivoli 31 December, 1921

Herbert Browne collection
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Programs
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South East Wind and Hammer-headed Shark

South East Wind and Hammer-headed Shark

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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Kulpidja
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1948
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Menu for a luncheon given by the Ministers of State of the Commonwealth in honour of visitors from overseas

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Muriel Kelly collection
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Menus
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1936
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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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Unknown
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Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Italy

Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Italy

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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1932
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Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Majarrka shield by Yanpiyarti Ned Cox, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Shields
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yanpiyarti N. Cox
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2007
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Henry
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Cave Stone

Cave Stone

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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