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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Namadbara
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1966
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The Torrens River, Adelaide, SA

The Torrens River, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Anti-Warism at a University: suggestions for Change

Anti-Warism at a University: suggestions for Change

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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Mr Gregg Landy
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The Lake, Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, SA

The Lake, Botanical Gardens, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard featuring a sepia photograph of 13 military men inside and beside a railway carriage

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bark painting depicting the spirit Nawongberd and his four wives by Dick Nguleingulei Murrumurru

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Migkinj Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dick N. Murrumurru
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1970
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Greetings from the Antipodes [image of an Aboriginal woman and child and a map of Victoria]

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Nightdresses
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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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Underwater metal detector

Underwater metal detector

Doug Seton collection no.1
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Diving equipment
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Wright's Coal Tar Soap, The (W)right Sort of Tar

Wright's Coal Tar Soap, The (W)right Sort of Tar

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Most Valuable Bull Dog in the World, Chineham Young Jack, Fed on Molassine Dog Cakes

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting

Bark painting

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lipundja
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1966
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Postcard featuring St. Georges Terrace, Perth

Postcard featuring St. Georges Terrace, Perth

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Black and white photograph  - Mr and Mrs Adelmann at Namatanai in 1908.

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Dieter Kohl collection
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Money bag used at the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

Money bag used at the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

Conway Tighe collection
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Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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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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Letter and envelope

Letter and envelope

Thompson Family collection
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Edna M. Thompson
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Photograph - Ben Blakeney in Sydney in 1983..

Photograph - Ben Blakeney in Sydney in 1983..

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 1
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T&G Building & King William Street, Adelaide, SA

T&G Building & King William Street, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard featuring the train station at Kensington, New South Wales

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Broad leaf wattle honey flower

Broad leaf wattle honey flower

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The post office & steam train, Kiama, N.S.W.

The post office & steam train, Kiama, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1937
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Mamarika  Wind.

Mamarika Wind.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bukanda
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1969
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Like the Boomerang May You Come Back

Like the Boomerang May You Come Back

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Oil painting depicting H. M. Brig. Lady Nelson

Oil painting depicting H. M. Brig. Lady Nelson

Lady Nelson Painting collection
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Convict love token from P. Sanders, 1835

Convict love token from P. Sanders, 1835

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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1835
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1900
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Menu for a 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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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1945
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Queensland Rugby League cap, 1924

Queensland Rugby League cap, 1924

Vic Armbruster collection
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Caps
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Queensland, Australia
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Vic Armbruster
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1924
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Painting depicts a fisherman holding spear over his head, and 2 large long-nosed fish.

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The Australian Scene collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mandarg
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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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Patrick Kantilla
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The Springfield Messenger Special Edition Account of the Opening of the New Baths

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Notes
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Hard black plastic jewellery box

Hard black plastic jewellery box

Jack Heenan collection
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Jewellery boxes
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GM Holden Ltd
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Pokerwork snake

Pokerwork snake

Ray and Dallas Maple Family collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Howard Maple
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1930
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Abstract design on paper from Oenpelli,1948

Abstract design on paper from Oenpelli,1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Poantumilui
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Elizabeth Street from Flinders Street Station, Melbourne

Elizabeth Street from Flinders Street Station, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Great Britain
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The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co.
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1914
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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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Jocelyn Tipunagwuti
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Postcard featuring a photograph of an army band, followed by soldiers marching three abreast, on a dusty road

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Convict love token from June 6th 1836

Convict love token from June 6th 1836

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Working men having a

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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"GOULBURN A. P. & H SOCIETY'S ANNUAL SHOW, FIRST PRIZE, Awar...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificates
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1938
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Photograph of indigenous cricket team

Photograph of indigenous cricket team

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Photographic prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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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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'Wati Nyiru at Tjukutjarra' by Angilyiya Mitchell, 2016

'Wati Nyiru at Tjukutjarra' by Angilyiya Mitchell, 2016

Angilyiya Mitchell collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Angilyiya T. Mitchell
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2016
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Painting depicts a spirit in a round waterhole, humans and log coffin (or a fishtrap)

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Maningrida Arts and Crafts 26/11/1973 collection
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ray Baku
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Federation-era flag or bunting

Federation-era flag or bunting

John Ramsay collection
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Flags
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Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
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King George V
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Cathedral Square, Christchurch, N.Z

Cathedral Square, Christchurch, N.Z

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Handwritten recipes to pickle red cabbage

Handwritten recipes to pickle red cabbage

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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A lake on our island called Moantu

A lake on our island called Moantu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John G. Orsto
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Wild flowers, New South Wales

Wild flowers, New South Wales

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

Farm Cove, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cream cotton apron altered for Red Cross use during WWI fundraising

Cream cotton apron altered for Red Cross use during WWI fund...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Work aprons
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Paint on canvas board

Paint on canvas board

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Johnie Warangula
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1974
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'Gunyan White Sand Crab', by Narritjin Maymuru

'Gunyan White Sand Crab', by Narritjin Maymuru

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Blue Mud Bay, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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Three mythological events at Tjiterulpa site

Three mythological events at Tjiterulpa site

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1977
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London 2012 Paralympic Speedsuit worn by Sue Powell in the Pursuit and in the Road Time Trial

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Susan (Sue) Powell collection
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Sports clothing
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Latvian silver-coloured metal brooch with amber coloured bead

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Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1957
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Federal Cycles, T.R. Balfour Cyle Manufacturer

Federal Cycles, T.R. Balfour Cyle Manufacturer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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T R. Balfour
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