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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Australian flag recovered from the ruins of the World Trade Center, New York, after September 11, 2001

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World Trade Center Australian Flag collection
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Australian flags
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New York, United States of America
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New York Police Department
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2001
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Handwritten note for a reorder of

Handwritten note for a reorder of "demiamber shell frames", ...

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Notes
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1955
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Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

Cross boomerang and associated piece of wood

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Herberton, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Bark painting depicting the tail of the whale Daymirri, by Wandjuk Marika, Yirrkala, 1964, with a paddle over his head

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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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Wandjuk Marika
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1964
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nurse and five male patients, with a dog in the foreground

nurse and five male patients, with a dog in the foreground

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a allegorical scene of Brittania observing Australian preparations towards the British War effort

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Wertheim Pianos and Organs exhibit at the Brisbane Show, August 1912

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Picture taking with the No.1A Autographic Kodak Junior...

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Harold Stevens collection
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Instruction booklets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1922
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Dr Walter M. Strong
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1915
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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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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Dickie Wilson
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Convict love token from James Clarke, 1849

Convict love token from James Clarke, 1849

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Wooden contact printing frame

Wooden contact printing frame

Turner Family collection
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Contact printing frames
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Rhododendrons

Rhododendrons

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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Paintings
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Diana Boyer
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Album containing 27 photographs of significant sites around Canberra, from the 1930's

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Betty Hall collection
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Photograph albums
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth Government Printers
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1930
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Stubbies brand pair of green sailing shorts worn by Will Baillieu, Starboard Grinder on Australia II during the 1983 America's Cup

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Will Baillieu collection
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Shorts
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Australia
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Stubbies
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1983
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The Minstrel's Legacy, M Boscha to Madame Anna Bishop

The Minstrel's Legacy, M Boscha to Madame Anna Bishop

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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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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Weapon - Spearhead

Weapon - Spearhead

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearheads
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Maria Marpoundin
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Handwritten note about friendship

Handwritten note about friendship

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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1952
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Album containing documents, drawings and photographs relating to the Bendigo Pottery [Vol D, 1-56]

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William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Albums
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Panorama at Mt Gambier, SA

Panorama at 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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Delivery docket from Hawkins Carriers Pty Ltd, 1960

Delivery docket from Hawkins Carriers Pty Ltd, 1960

ET Fealy collection
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Receipts
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1960
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Caricature of a kangaroo playing cricket

Caricature of a kangaroo playing cricket

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from T.N.

Convict love token from T.N.

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bali Offerings

Bali Offerings

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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BaliCards
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1999
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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dobbie Son & Hutton
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1942
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Containers
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Parkinson & Frodsham No 1208

Parkinson & Frodsham No 1208

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Chronometers
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Syv Sostre Hilsen fra Ceiranger [depicts a waterfall]

Syv Sostre Hilsen fra Ceiranger [depicts a waterfall]

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Postcard featuring a streetscape

Postcard featuring a streetscape

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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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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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, First Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1889
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Convict love token to Maria

Convict love token to Maria

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Manggalili clan painting by Narritjin Maymuru, 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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Narritjin Maymuru
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1948
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Glass plate negative - An episode in the great fire ceremony, Forrest River mission, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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The weir out for its annual overhaul, Mildura, Vic

The weir out for its annual overhaul, Mildura, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mildura, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Exercise book containing recipes

Exercise book containing recipes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Exercise books
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Advertising card featuring Fritz Holland

Advertising card featuring Fritz Holland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Baker's Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Arthur McQuitty & Co
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1914
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Michell Valley Motel, Bairnsdale, Vic

Michell Valley Motel, Bairnsdale, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Pearl Faithfull wearing a pale-coloured dress

Pearl Faithfull wearing a pale-coloured dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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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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Caroona, NSW, Australia
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Jamie Slater
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Cave Gardens Cave, Mt Gambier, SA

Cave Gardens Cave, 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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Gold and silver plated brass handbuilt model of the Fokker tri-motor monoplane 'Southern Cross', flown by Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith

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Austin Byrne collection no. 1
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Models
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Austin E. Byrne
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1931
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Pink copy of Aeronautical Parts Certificate from Hants & Sussex Aviation Ltd

Pink copy of Aeronautical Parts Certificate from Hants & Sus...

Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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Pamir Sydney 1947

Pamir Sydney 1947

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1947
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Album containing 99 carte de visite portrait photographs of members of the Faithfull family

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photograph albums
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Robert P. Faithfull
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Postcard featuring a comic drawing of a soldier and three men in tunic style clothes

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Citizen's Banquet tendered to The Right Hon. W.M. Hughes, at Sydney, 1916

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Sue McLeod collection
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Menus
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hon William 'Billy' M. Hughes
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1916
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Killer Sponge

Killer Sponge

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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The Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney

The Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Katherine L. Farran
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Christmas card from Mrs. and Miss Anderson

Christmas card from Mrs. and Miss Anderson

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Christmas cards
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Pair of white cotton knickers

Pair of white cotton knickers

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Knickers
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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