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Cartoon depicting a man and woman seated in mid-air as if they were driving in a car

Cartoon depicting a man and woman seated in mid-air as if th...

Clarrie King collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Black and white slip cast earthenware vase made by [Kunmanara] Tapaya, 2004

Black and white slip cast earthenware vase made by [Kunmanar...

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kunmanara Tapaya
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2004
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Jessie Harris (nee Baker) with her children,  Jessie, Phyllis, George (Tom)

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Milingimbi School
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Kicking a behind

Kicking a behind

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr W C. Prentice
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Comboyne

Comboyne

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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W.W.F. [Waterside Workers Federation]

W.W.F. [Waterside Workers Federation]

Andrew Reeves collection no. 3
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Union badges
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Waterside Workers Federation (Port Adelaide Branch)
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Handwritten recipe entitled

Handwritten recipe entitled "A Recipe for A Cough"

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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International Year of Peace 1986

International Year of Peace 1986

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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White patterns on black background

White patterns on black background

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

Shells

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Roman Catholic Church, Kerang, near Vic

Roman Catholic Church, Kerang, near Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kerang, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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'Murrnyi / Murrtjumun', bark painting, native plant species

'Murrnyi / Murrtjumun', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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Handwritten note found with sampler in folder

Handwritten note found with sampler in folder

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Documents
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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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Robyn
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Container

Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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Containers
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W.W.F. [Waterside Workers Federation]

W.W.F. [Waterside Workers Federation]

Andrew Reeves collection no. 3
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Union badges
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Waterside Workers Federation (Port Adelaide Branch)
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Mazus pumilio

Mazus pumilio

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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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After the Riot

After the Riot

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Adderley railway station located on a mountain side

Adderley railway station located on a mountain side

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

'Darwirr', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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Three nurses standing, one patient sitting in a wheelchair and two patients sitting on beds

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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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Glass plate negative - Woman carrying pet possum on her head while on the march, Pongaponga people, western Arnhem land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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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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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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David Laniey
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Bark painting depicting a 'nature story' of dukala, possums and lambalk, the sugar glider, by Bardayal Nadjamerrek

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Kurrhkurr, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia 1903 'Suffolk Punch Entire'

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David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1903
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society
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Three photographs of St Anne's, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney (home of Henry Montague Faithfull and his family), and one of Springfield by the river

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Pigmented, wooden tapstick covered overall with geometric designs

Pigmented, wooden tapstick covered overall with geometric de...

Gladys Henry collection
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Percussion instruments
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Nancy
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1970
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1982
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Woven basket by Dorothy Dullman

Woven basket by Dorothy Dullman

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Baskets
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Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous ...
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Technical drawing for a Percival aircraft titled

Technical drawing for a Percival aircraft titled "General As...

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Technical drawings
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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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, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cyril J. Kerinaiua
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Sauvage de la Nouvelle-hollande venant de combattre. (Port Jackson)

Sauvage de la Nouvelle-hollande venant de combattre. (Port J...

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jacques E. Arago
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1822
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Bendorp's Royal Dutch Cocoa and Confectionery

Bendorp's Royal Dutch Cocoa and Confectionery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter from Joseph Sharpe to William Mussen, March 1867

Letter from Joseph Sharpe to William Mussen, March 1867

Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Pyramul, New South Wales, Australia
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Joseph Sharpe
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1867
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'Nyakungtjuungku' by Lucy Loomoo, 2007

'Nyakungtjuungku' by Lucy Loomoo, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Balgo, Western Australia, Australia
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Lucy Loomoo
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2007
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Handwritten recipe for Black Puddings

Handwritten recipe for Black Puddings

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Gawler, South Australia, Australia
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Gawler Agricultural Horticultural and Floricultural Society
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Wellington NZ, The Harbour

Wellington NZ, The Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Wellington, North Island, New Zealand
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1907
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Hubcap depicting General Motors Holden's lion emblem

Hubcap depicting General Motors Holden's lion emblem

Strongman collection
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Motor car components
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GM Holden Ltd
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Club

Club

L and T Hackney collection
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Clubs
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Information booklet titled 'South African Quiz'

Information booklet titled 'South African Quiz'

Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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South Africa, Africa
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Image of two nurses in a male hospital ward

Image of two 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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1904
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Handwritten recipes

Handwritten recipes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Glass plate negative - About to depart The Bluff station, Queensland, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

Glass plate negative - About to depart The Bluff station, Qu...

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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1919
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Circles, curves, lines and dots on purple

Circles, curves, lines and dots on purple

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Dyeline print titled 'Ivanhoe Camp'

Dyeline print titled 'Ivanhoe Camp'

Elizabeth Durack collection
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Dyeline prints
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Ivanhoe Plain, Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Elizabeth Durack
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1952
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Dagger made from the thigh bone of a cassowary

Dagger made from the thigh bone of a cassowary

Reverend and Mrs Fenn collection no. 2
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Daggers
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Protesters and police during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Protesters and police during the campaign to save the Frankl...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Tasmania, Australia
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Peter Lord
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Poster -

Poster - "Hiroshima Never Again"

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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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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Gregory John
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Bone china coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

Bone china coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffee cups
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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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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Aileen Pamtoonda
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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