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Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Embroidered table centre showing delicate richelieu cutwork

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Elliot
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1943
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Make the most of this it may be the last piece of veneer you see

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Janeene Wallwork collection
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Information sheets
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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Death be in it - Euthanasia

Death be in it - Euthanasia

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Stone waller

Stone waller

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1996
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QSL card for 4AK, The Courier-Mail Relay Station

QSL card for 4AK, The Courier-Mail Relay Station

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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1935
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Queensland Rugby League cap, 1924

Queensland Rugby League cap, 1924

Vic Armbruster collection
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Caps
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Queensland, Australia
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Vic Armbruster
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1924
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Campfire, 2000

Campfire, 2000

Tony Albert collection
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Artworks
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Tony Albert
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2000
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Delaney's Hotel

Delaney's Hotel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1913
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting eight men and a dog at campfire

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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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, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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L Bush
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Volutidae Ternivoluta Studeri

Volutidae Ternivoluta Studeri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Tuckerbox used by Aboriginal activist Joe McGinness when he travelled on work as an officer bearer of FCAATSI, 1950s-1960s

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Joe McGinness collection
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Food storage containers
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Queensland, Australia
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Joe McGinness
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1960
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting group of men with gold mining cradle

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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No clear felling of rainforest for timber harvesting purposes taks place in Queensland state forests

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Janeene Wallwork collection
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Information sheets
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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Model wooden club with a large pineapple head

Model wooden club with a large pineapple head

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Greetings from the Antipodes [image of Aboriginal woman wearing red spotted scarf]

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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QSL card for VK4HA

QSL card for VK4HA

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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'Queensland Aboriginals Tree Climbing', 8 November 1915

'Queensland Aboriginals Tree Climbing', 8 November 1915

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Oops - Code of conduct

Oops - Code of conduct

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1997
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Two Trochidae Chrysostoma Paradoxum shells

Two Trochidae Chrysostoma Paradoxum shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Cartoon of Russell Hinze, Queensland Minister for Local Government and Main Roads, and Racing

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Poem - Hawke is my Shepherd...

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Janeene Wallwork collection
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Manuscripts
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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Pro-forma letter addressed to UNESCO protesting the World Heritage Listing of areas in North Queensland

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Janeene Wallwork collection
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Letters
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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Volutidae Vountoconus Grossi (Rare)

Volutidae Vountoconus Grossi (Rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cartoon of Premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as a rhinoceros

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Rainforest shield, QLD

Rainforest shield, QLD

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum forma Diuturnum

Cassididae Phalium Bisulcatum forma Diuturnum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Flavelles Queensland Gems

Flavelles Queensland Gems

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Queen Alexandra
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1908
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Rectangular cream linen table centre with scalloped edges

Rectangular cream linen table centre with scalloped edges

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1963
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Howard's republic stand

Howard's republic stand

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Vote Yes for our Republic

Vote Yes for our Republic

Australian Republican Movement collection
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T-shirts
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Queensland, Australia
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Speakout Limited
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1999
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Volutidae Amoria Canaliculata

Volutidae Amoria Canaliculata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Turbinidae Turbo Militaris shells

Two Turbinidae Turbo Militaris shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Incised boomerang with horizontal bands of interlocking zigzags and circles on arms, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Australian Palace, Queensland Court, Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Regenerated Logged, 1977

Regenerated Logged, 1977

Janeene Wallwork collection
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Photographic postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Concerned Ladies Action Group
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1987
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JW Lindo collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Wik

Wik

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Rod Emmerson
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1997
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Grand prix strikers

Grand prix strikers

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Round rose table centre, embroidered in various shades of pink and green

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Semco Company
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1928
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Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Jug covers
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1942
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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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Australian Aboriginal Full war paint

Australian Aboriginal Full war paint

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Queensland Government
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Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Banks

Banks

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Rod Emmerson
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1997
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Model boomerang

Model boomerang

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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King Wally quits, 1991

King Wally quits, 1991

Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Daily Telegraph Mirror
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1991
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Possum costume

Possum costume

Cairns and Far North Queensland Environment Centre collection
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Costumes
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Jan Harris
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1980
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Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Embroidered panels
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1932
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Two Terebridae Terebra Undulata shells

Two Terebridae Terebra Undulata shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Tablecloth and four serviettes

Tablecloth and four serviettes

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1930
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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Printing equipment
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London, England
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Siemens
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1850
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Crown Hotel, Forest Hill, 28 February 1906

Crown Hotel, Forest Hill, 28 February 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1906
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One nation for martians

One nation for martians

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting two men outside hut with dog and gold prospecting equipment

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Timber club with tapered head studded with rows of nails, from  QLD

Timber club with tapered head studded with rows of nails, fr...

Scott Rainbow collection
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Clubs
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Queensland, Australia
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Map of Burke and Wills' route from Cooper's Creek to Carpentaria

Map of Burke and Wills' route from Cooper's Creek to Carpent...

Burke and Wills collection
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Maps
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Office of Lands and Survey, Melbourne
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1861
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In Borrowed Plumes - Sir Harry Rawson in Swagman Attire

In Borrowed Plumes - Sir Harry Rawson in Swagman Attire

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting three men working in gully with prospector's cradle

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Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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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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