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Postcard featuring Sturt Street, Ballarat

Postcard featuring Sturt Street, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Bossiaea cinerea

Bossiaea cinerea

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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1876
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Bench axe and blade cover associated with George Taylor

Bench axe and blade cover associated with George Taylor

George Henry Taylor collection
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Axes
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Ohaupo railway station

Ohaupo railway station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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North Island, New Zealand
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Ceramic vase shaped as a gothic buttress

Ceramic vase shaped as a gothic buttress

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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1900
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The Gap - near entrance to Sydney Harbour

The Gap - near entrance to Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Gap, Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Herbert Beecroft
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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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The Mountain Road, Shoalhaven, NSW

The Mountain Road, Shoalhaven, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Shoalhaven District, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Flowers Growing

Flowers Growing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Zelia Tipiloura
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Kaurna Shield, 2014 by Jack Buckskin

Kaurna Shield, 2014 by Jack Buckskin

Jack Buckskin collection
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Shields
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Jack Buckskin
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Black and white lantern slide - Victorian Mounted Police Party

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Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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Daniel (Dan) Kelly
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Melba Falls, Lorne

Melba Falls, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melba Falls, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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Orroroo Agricultural Society Incorporated
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1937
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Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which was given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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Australia
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William Bayly
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1776
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Envelope addressed to Dame Pattie Menzies, GBE

Envelope addressed to Dame Pattie Menzies, GBE

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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The water tower is filling the truck

The water tower is filling the truck

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Luke R. Apuatjimi
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Postcard featuring South Melbourne

Postcard featuring South Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of a German officer in blue uniform, with riding boots and a moustache

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Glass plate negative - Women's camp fight, photographed by Herbert Basedow

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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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1922
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Pattison Shield presented to Victor Trumper 1898-1899

Pattison Shield presented to Victor Trumper 1898-1899

Victor Trumper collection
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Trophies
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England
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Elkington & Co
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1899
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Certificate

Certificate

ET Fealy collection
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The Harbour from Kirribilli, Sydney, NSW

The Harbour from Kirribilli, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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P.D.L. 10 Mile Road Championship 1923 sash

P.D.L. 10 Mile Road Championship 1923 sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Mr Ken Ross
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1923
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Nature study project book

Nature study project book

Lesley Maynard collection no. 2
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Books
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Lesley Maynard
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1955
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Holster for a Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver

Holster for a Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Holsters
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Painting depicts an abstract pattern with figures by Mungurrawuy Yunapingu, Yirrkala, 1966

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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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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1966
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Thong Thrown at Owner of the First Victa.....

Thong Thrown at Owner of the First Victa.....

Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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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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1989
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Australian Imperial Forces cricket team flag, 1919

Australian Imperial Forces cricket team flag, 1919

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Australian flags
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Gallipoli, Turkey
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Mr William 'Bert' A. Oldfield
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1919
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Film negative - Grass covered shelter, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Wet Season Dry Season.

Wet Season Dry Season.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Killian Kerinaiua
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Painting depicts a large central concentric circle with six small circles

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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Antartic sports - start of the ski flat race

Antartic sports - start of the ski flat race

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Framed colour photograph of a stud ram

Framed colour photograph of a stud ram

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Photographs
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Trymalium Daltoni

Trymalium Daltoni

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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1876
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The Treasurer rushes

The Treasurer rushes

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Sean Leahy
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Cartoons
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Mr Sean Leahy
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2006
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'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

'Purrungu' by Jackie Giles, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Jackie Giles
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2008
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Randwick Racecourse, Sydney

Randwick Racecourse, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Randwick Racecourse, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Menu for Luncheon on the 27th September 1945 at Parliament House, Canberra

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Betty Hall collection
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Menus
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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1945
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Pair of buckled sling back platform shoes with peek-a-boo toes

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Ron Muncaster collection no. 1
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Shoes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Muncaster
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1994
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bags
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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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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Paul Ullungurra
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Larni Barramul (habitat of the Emu) painting by Andrew 'Drew' Berick, 2015.

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Berick Family collection
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Mr Drew Berick
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2015
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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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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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Convallaria Majalis

Convallaria Majalis

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photograph titled 'C16 The same area, October 1929, showing almost complete destruction by Cactoblastis'

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Dr John Mann collection
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Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia
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1929
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Beach House, Coogee

Beach House, Coogee

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Portrait of Philip VI of France

Portrait of Philip VI of France

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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Hotel Esplanade, Western Australia, 'Host of the West'.

Hotel Esplanade, Western Australia, 'Host of the West'.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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The Colortype Press
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Bark painting divided into three panels by two vertical white bands with yellow lines

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Fish
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1965
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Clements - Larwood banner

Clements - Larwood banner

Nance Pownall collection
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Banners
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1932
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Oxford Street, Sydney

Oxford Street, 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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Certificate

Certificate

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Prize certificates
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Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
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1892
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Anzac Day Commemoration at Bundaberg

Anzac Day Commemoration at Bundaberg

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
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Royal Australian Navy
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1923
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Copper Charlotte Medal

Copper Charlotte Medal

Copper Charlotte Medal collection
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Commemorative medals
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Group of working men posed in front of large tanks resting on their side

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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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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Convict love token from D. Poultney, 1829

Convict love token from D. Poultney, 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bark painting depicts a large white canoe containing five people, above a long-necked bird and two large lizards

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Reverend A Dyer collection
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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