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Snake sculpture, Kuniya (python) and eggs

Snake sculpture, Kuniya (python) and eggs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Tiger
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Styphelia virgata

Styphelia virgata

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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Nature Study sketchbook by Mary Kendall 1910s

Nature Study sketchbook by Mary Kendall 1910s

David and Gianna Sudholz collection
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Sketchbooks
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Natimuk, Victoria, Australia
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Mary Kendall
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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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Drawings
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Leicester Castle

Leicester Castle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Kodak Ltd
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Buchanan hospital children's ward

Buchanan hospital children's ward

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Moon Man and His Son

The Moon Man and His Son

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Marianne Kantilla
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Water dreaming at Kalipinba

Water dreaming at Kalipinba

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Browns Bore, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ray I. Tjampitjinpa
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Pink cotton ribbon.

Pink cotton ribbon.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ribbons
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Pair of surgical forceps

Pair of surgical forceps

Thompson Family collection
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Forceps
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Bowls
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Certificate awarded to V.M. Wilson at the Narromine Show for second prize for a painted table centre

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Narromine, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1967
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Annie Johnson
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Post-Office and Police Station - Mena Camp - Cairo

Post-Office and Police Station - Mena Camp - Cairo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Drawing of a dog

Drawing of a dog

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drawings
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Postcard with the following title

Postcard with the following title "Lallah Rookh. TRUGANINI. ...

Patricia Heath collection
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Photographic postcards
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Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Truganini
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Manuscript containing the account of Edward Russell of the association of John Batman and the runaway convict Eliza Cunningham, 1825

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John Batman Documents collection
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Manuscripts
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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John Batman
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1825
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Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Euphrasia Brownii

Euphrasia Brownii

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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Erskine River, Lorne

Erskine River, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Erskine River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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Ship docked at Pier Four Walsh Bay

Ship docked at Pier Four Walsh Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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Capn. William Lonsdale

Capn. William Lonsdale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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James Flett
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Shark.

Shark.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bukanda
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1969
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Letter of Authenticity associated with the Ridley 'Helium' road bike ridden by Cadel Evans during the 2008 Tour de France

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Cadel Evans collection no. 2
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Letters
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Milan, Italy
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Mr Cadel Evans
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2009
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London Bridge, London

London Bridge, London

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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1914
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Batik wall hanging entitled Nyukana (Daisy Baker)

Batik wall hanging entitled Nyukana (Daisy Baker)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wall hangings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1982
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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George Munkari
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1975
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Costume design in gouache and pencil on paper with card backing, showing an Aboriginal woman wearing a feathered pubic apron and wristbands

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Design drawings
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Letter from Percival Aircraft Co. to Mons. F. Dufaux

Letter from Percival Aircraft Co. to Mons. F. Dufaux

Neil Jensen collection
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Inner Harbour, Townsville

Inner Harbour, Townsville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Djunkgao (Djung'kawu) and Madalait at Jelangbara (Yalangbara) - Yirrkala, 1948

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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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French Day, November 1917, fundraising badge

French Day, November 1917, fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1917
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Handcarved ornamental spoon

Handcarved ornamental spoon

Albina Ramoskis collection
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Spoons
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Lithuania
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Mrs Albina Ramoskis
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirara College
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Lower grinding stone

Lower grinding stone

HP Moss collection
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Henry P. Moss
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1939
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Glazed brown ceramic demijohn with screw-threaded stopper [Mt Lyell M&R Co Ltd, Port Adelaide]

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William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Demijohns
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Mr William Derham
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1888
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Hives of Wild Honey

Hives of Wild Honey

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Amalgamated House & Ship Painters, Paperhangers & Decorators Employees Association (NSW)

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W C Penfold and Co Pty Ltd
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1875
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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Elaine Warnatjura Lane, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Containers
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Elaine W. Lane
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2015
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Belen

Belen

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Valentines Series - When Three Is Not A Crowd

Valentines Series - When Three Is Not A Crowd

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hospital Buildings, Brisbane Q.

Hospital Buildings, Brisbane Q.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Awelye painting by June Bird

Awelye painting by June Bird

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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June Bird
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1989
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Pearling in the Nor. West

Pearling in the Nor. West

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Nungalka Stanley, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Textiles
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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2005
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Hawker, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1948
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Chasm Is.

Chasm Is.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Niretjanga
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1969
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Toorale, New South Wales, Australia
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Group of people standing outside a bakery

Group of people standing outside a bakery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bendigo Pottery

Bendigo Pottery

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Photograph albums
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of South Australia Incor...
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1935
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Irwin Maple-Brown with small moustache, wearing Australian Air Force uniform and beret. 1942

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Flock of sheep with rams in foreground; Boondara, Aug 1918

Flock of sheep with rams in foreground; Boondara, Aug 1918

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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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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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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May Simon
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Convict love token from Thomas Smith, 1844

Convict love token from Thomas Smith, 1844

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photograph of the Big House at Springfield with William Pitt Faithfull standing in the driveway

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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Marriage of Lilian and Hugh Anderson in front of the main entrance to the Big House at Springfield on their return from their honeymoon

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sepia photographic postcard of the PANORAMA OF MT. GAMBIER, S.A

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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