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Bark painting depicting Ganalbingu clan funerary rites by George Milpurrurru

Bark painting depicting Ganalbingu clan funerary rites by Ge...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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George Milpurrurru
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Aster Orarius

Aster Orarius

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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Mechanical shears presented to Jack Howe by Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company

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Jack Howe collection
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Shears
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Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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Film negative - Weakottu, Western Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Negatives
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Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Printed letter from GRACE BROS. HOLDINGS LIMITED to the shareholders in J B Young Holdings Limited

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Business letters
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Grace Bros
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1979
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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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Not provided
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1918
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Boomerang depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge, stylistically...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Comic Alphabet - A

Australian Comic Alphabet - A

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Lucas Heights Nuclear Target

Lucas Heights Nuclear Target

Movement Against Uranium Mining collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movement Against Uranium Mining
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1983
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Warialda, Neutral Bay, N. Sydney N.S.W.

Warialda, Neutral Bay, N. Sydney N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Richea Procera

Richea Procera

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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An Australian Wild Flower

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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Charles H. Kerry
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Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Shells
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Audley, National Park N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Audley, Royal National Park, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Frank Proust at crash site of Southern Cloud

Frank Proust at crash site of Southern Cloud

Frank Proust collection
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Photographs
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Alan Kemp
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1958
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Sepia photograph of a town in flood

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Liyagalawumirri  mortuary rites.

Liyagalawumirri mortuary rites.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanganarralil
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1964
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Kind Regards From Newtown

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Fire dreaming

Fire dreaming

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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Yama Maymuru
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1965
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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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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Anna M. Tipiloura
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Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Painting by Gordon Syron entitled 'Old Minimbah Barn', 1983

Painting by Gordon Syron entitled 'Old Minimbah Barn', 1983

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Gordon Syron
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1983
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Pair of earings by B M Bancroft, 1990

Pair of earings by B M Bancroft, 1990

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Pierced earrings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Bronwyn Bancroft
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1990
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Marama Moonlight Sydney Harbour

Marama Moonlight Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kodak Ltd
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Digitalis Ambigua

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificate of Honour awarded by the Commonwealth of Austral...

Les Robertson collection
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Certificates of appreciation
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1919
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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, ...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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West Australian flora

West Australian flora

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring a black and white photograph of a group of penguins

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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'Death and Mortuary Rites' by Mathaman Marika, Yirrkala, 1967

'Death and Mortuary Rites' by Mathaman Marika, Yirrkala, 196...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1967
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1908
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Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1934 - 56th place medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ken Ross
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1934
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Off-white and black satin brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Film negative - Granite hill, Moorilyanna soakage, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Courtroom sketch 'Michael Chamberlain giving evidence...' by...

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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Painting depcits a kangaroo in the X-ray

Painting depcits a kangaroo in the X-ray

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Yiwun Y. Maduwarr
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Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1926 - Fastest Time medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ken Ross
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1926
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Taemas Bridge near Yass

Taemas Bridge near Yass

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Taemas, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Colour poster with the caption Buy New Zealand honey, issued by the Empire Marketing Board

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National Symbols Poster collection no. 2
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Advertising posters
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England
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Maitland Post office

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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George Munkari
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1975
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Courtroom sketch 'Trial Judge. Mr. Justice Muirhead.' by Ver...

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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Cardboard box for smoking pipe used by Frank Hardy

Frank Hardy collection
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Storage boxes
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Postcard featuring a photograph of two soldiers, one with a slouch hat, in full serge uniform

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mountview Cafe`, Lyon's Oxford Corner House

Mountview Cafe`, Lyon's Oxford Corner House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dance ornament model aeroplane

Dance ornament model aeroplane

Eseli collection
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Headdresses
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Badu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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James Eseli
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1999
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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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Tasmania, Australia
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Brendon
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Painting depicts a writhing snake

Painting depicts a writhing snake

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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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1967
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Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Blue wren

Blue wren

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Neville W. Cayley Snr
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Menu for Australian Club Jubilee Dinner, 1888

Menu for Australian Club Jubilee Dinner, 1888

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Menus
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1888
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Handbell - Note A# Octave 5 Pattern 10

Handbell - Note A# Octave 5 Pattern 10

Jennifer Anne Murphy collection
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Musical instruments
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London, England
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
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1910
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Hand tinted photograph of Junior Champion Heifer Woodleigh Joyous Duchess

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Tinted photographs
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Woodleigh, Corowa, New South Wales, Australia
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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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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Adelaide Pound coin, type 2, 1852

Adelaide Assay Office collection
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alicia Portaminni
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Nicholson's for Pianos advertisement postcard

Nicholson's for Pianos advertisement postcard

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Herbert H. Messenger III
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1910
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