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Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Photograph of Florence Faithfull, standing with a walking stick on a gravel path

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Red bow and arrow with feathers

Red bow and arrow with feathers

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Archery equipment
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Paxton's Flower Garden

Paxton's Flower Garden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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Wunderlich Corrugated Durabestos

Wunderlich Corrugated Durabestos

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Wunderlich Limited
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1918
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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Embroidery patterns
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Convict love token from Thomas Alsop, 1833

Convict love token from Thomas Alsop, 1833

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Botanic Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

Botanic Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Oceanic Hotel. Coogee N.S.W

Oceanic Hotel. Coogee N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pulpit Rock, Cora Lynn, Tas

Pulpit Rock, Cora Lynn, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Corra Linn Gorge, Tasmania, Australia
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Laura H. Davey
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Rectangular nine carat gold-plated metal cigarette case engraved with 'SMITHY OLD SON WE MADE IT. CHARLES'

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Charles Kingsford-Smith collection
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Cigarette cases
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Sir Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1920
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Cash book

Cash book

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ledgers
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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General view, Byron Bay

General view, Byron Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting depicts three black fish

Bark painting depicts three black fish

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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Birigitji
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1966
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Envelope addressed to G Faithfull, The King's School, Parramatta

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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A two storey building and street lamp with brick pedestal

A two storey building and street lamp with brick pedestal

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
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Lilywhite Ltd
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1919
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Convict love token captioned I love till death shall stop my breath, 1802

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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NSW Govt. Railways - Wynyard, Sydney

NSW Govt. Railways - Wynyard, 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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Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - The Victory

Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - The Victory

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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1902
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Paddy McCue rugby union jersey

Paddy McCue rugby union jersey

Patrick McCue collection no. 2
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Football uniforms
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Mr Patrick McCue
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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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Approved Certificate / Advice Note from British Aerospace re dispatch of spare parts

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Neil Jensen collection
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Documents
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Q.V. Markets, Sydney, U.S.A. Fleet Visit

Q.V. Markets, Sydney, U.S.A. Fleet Visit

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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Beizam triple hammershark headdress sculpture or dance mask, by Ken Thaiday Senior

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Ken Thaiday collection no. 3
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Headdresses
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Kenneth J. Thaiday Sr
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Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Postcard of Joe Beckett vs Georges Carpentier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
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Lilywhite Ltd
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1919
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Manuscript titled 'From Sleeping Beauty's stage'

Manuscript titled 'From Sleeping Beauty's stage'

Everitt and George Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Convict love token from M.L., 1820

Convict love token from M.L., 1820

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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National Park / Loving Christmas Wishes

National Park / Loving Christmas Wishes

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Photographic postcard of Jack Moriarty of the Fitzroy VFL football club

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Jack Moriarty
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Our Late Premier, The Rt Hon R.J. Seddon, P.C

Our Late Premier, The Rt Hon R.J. Seddon, P.C

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Group portrait of Australian soldiers in uniform with rifles in hand

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Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australian Army
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Carved emu egg by Bill Reid

Carved emu egg by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Photograph of George Weir with his young son Charlie, who is sitting on a horse

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George and Mary Weir collection
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Photographs
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Jindabyne, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George F. Weir
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1950
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Australian Native - Seaside amusements

Australian Native - Seaside amusements

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Man holding reins of horse with its front legs on a stool

Man holding reins of horse with its front legs on a stool

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photograph of painting of a pale coloured horse.

Photograph of painting of a pale coloured horse.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Manual of instructions for using the St George Supermatic electric stove, 1952

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 2
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Instruction booklets
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Peakhurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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St George Ranges Pty Ltd
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1947
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Percival Type D3 Gull Six monoplane G-AERD

Percival Type D3 Gull Six monoplane G-AERD

Neil Jensen collection
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Aeroplanes
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Gravesend, Kent, England
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Percival Aircraft Company Limited
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1936
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Cataract Dam, Leighhardt

Cataract Dam, Leighhardt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cataract Dam, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Fireplace with a vase of flowers to one side and a bookcase to the other.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Breaking camp

Breaking camp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Brown leather armchair associated with Ben Chifley

Brown leather armchair associated with Ben Chifley

Ben Chifley collection no. 2
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Armchairs
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Barton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of NSW
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1962
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Wet Season Skies

Wet Season Skies

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Antelemungarralei
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jack the Traveller, King of Bendora Bellevue Jembicumbane

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E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Hand coloured lantern slide - Ned Kelly in armour

Hand coloured lantern slide - Ned Kelly in armour

Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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Convict love token from William Walker, 1825

Convict love token from William Walker, 1825

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Convict love token from Wm Hy. Stanford, April 28, 1820

Convict love token from Wm Hy. Stanford, April 28, 1820

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Metal nail

Metal nail

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Nails
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Extract from Mr Charles Matcham's letters to a relative in England 1834

Extract from Mr Charles Matcham's letters to a relative in E...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Man and woman (Ethel Faithfull) outside the Bluestone Cottage.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Tabula Asiae VIII

Tabula Asiae VIII

Sebastian Münster 'Tabula Asiae VIII' Map collection
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Maps
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Alexandria, Egypt
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Ptolemy
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1540
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The Scorpion (constellation), Yirrkala, 1948

The Scorpion (constellation), Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Opening of Parliament by Her Majesty The Queen in the Legislative Council Chamber, Adelaide, on Tuesday 23 March 1954

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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