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Life. Be in it poster: Every little bit helps!

Life. Be in it poster: Every little bit helps!

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Advertising posters
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Wet specimen - Wombat - heart

Wet specimen - Wombat - heart

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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The sun is shining on the coconut trees and wallaby

The sun is shining on the coconut trees and wallaby

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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Carmelita Tipungwuti
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Bark painting depicts a rounded frame in four different rings of decoration

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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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Long Peter, Parapriti
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1965
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Mouth of Erskine River, Vic

Mouth of Erskine River, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Erskine River, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Diary of the 1960-1961 trip from England to Australia on a Vespa scooter.

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Nicholas Lidstone collection
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Diaries
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'California' & 'West Virginia' in Sydney Harbour 23/7/25

'California' & 'West Virginia' in Sydney Harbour 23/7/25

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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United States Navy
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1925
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Advertising card featuring Eddie McGoorty and Jimmy Clabby

Advertising card featuring Eddie McGoorty and Jimmy Clabby

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pencil sketch depicting a milk maid

Pencil sketch depicting a milk maid

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Phar Lap's Heart

Phar Lap's Heart

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Timaru, South Island, New Zealand
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Alick Roberts
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1926
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Hat brim block

Hat brim block

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hat blocks
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Film negative - Expedition camp, Aparanya, South Australia, from the north-west, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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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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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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Pamela Tipuamantumirri
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Building (possibly a government building in Canberra)

Building (possibly a government building in Canberra)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Evelyn Pilakui
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Dawn in Central Australia

Dawn in Central Australia

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cris Rice
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Farm Cove from Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

Farm Cove from Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

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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1908
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Base of Ayers Rock Northern Territory, showing effect of aoelian erosion, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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A Happy Christmas from the Dolls and from the little Mothers too

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Living out bush in holidays

Living out bush in holidays

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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Linda Pupangamirri
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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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Coogee N.S.W

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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Courtroom sketch of the1982 trial of Michael and Lindy Chamberlain by artist Veronica O'Leary

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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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Australian Aboriginal Chief & Gin

Australian Aboriginal Chief & Gin

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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Glass plate negative - Baobab marked by Captain Lort Stokes' party in 1838, May River, off Stokes Bay, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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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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1916
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Panorama of Kiama, South Coast, NSW

Panorama of Kiama, South Coast, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kiama, South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rose Bay, from Steel Pt., Sydney

Rose Bay, from Steel Pt., Sydney

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

HMAS Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Kodak Ltd
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Glass plate negative - Bush scene, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory. The stringy-bark has had its bark removed for the purpose of constructing a canoe, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1911

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1911
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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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Jeannie Timaepatua
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Hall's Turkish Baths, 159 Elizabeth St, Sydney

Hall's Turkish Baths, 159 Elizabeth St, Sydney

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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1908
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South Channel lighthouse, McCrae, near Rosebud, Vic

South Channel lighthouse, McCrae, near Rosebud, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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McCrae, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Commercial Street, showing Town Hall, Mt Gambier, SA

Commercial Street, showing Town Hall, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1885

Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1885

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1885
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RKO Radio Pictures

RKO Radio Pictures

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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RKO Radio Pictures Inc
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1940
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Motor Fishing Vessel Hong Hai, which transported 38 Vietnamese refugees to Australia in 1978

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Tran Thi Nga collection
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Fishing boats
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An-Hoa, Kien Gaing, Vietnam
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Captain Van S. Truong
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1969
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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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Robbery Under Arms, No. 3

Robbery Under Arms, No. 3

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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Petrol ration ticket

Petrol ration ticket

Irene Kopievsky Ben Chifley Tie collection
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Ration cards
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Australia
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Commonwealth Liquid Fuel Control Board
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1940
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Post Office, Straid

Post Office, Straid

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Postmaster General's Department
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Circular metal film canister used by Frank Hurley

Circular metal film canister used by Frank Hurley

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Film cans
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Frank Hurley
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Christmas Greetings, Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Christmas Greetings, Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Elliptical shaped spearthrower, attributed to Coranderrk

Elliptical shaped spearthrower, attributed to Coranderrk

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Spearthrowers
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Green Fairy Butterfly

Green Fairy Butterfly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Art Series
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1905
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Two members of Vienna Boys Choir

Two members of Vienna Boys Choir

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Anvil [stone implement]

Anvil [stone implement]

HP Moss collection
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Anvils (stone)
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Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Certificate awarded to V.M. Wilson at the Warragul Premier Show, 1973 for first prize for a table centre

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Warragul, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1973
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Ships titled Louisiana, Alabama and Minnesota

Ships titled Louisiana, Alabama and Minnesota

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Shells
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Top hat worn by Henry Bayton Somer Gullett MC OAM

Top hat worn by Henry Bayton Somer Gullett MC OAM

Wight-Gullett collection
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Top hats
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London, England
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Richard Hunt & Co Pty Ltd
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1960
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Man Dreaming (dingari), painted by Anatjarri Tjakamarra, 1972

Man Dreaming (dingari), painted by Anatjarri Tjakamarra, 197...

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Shields
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Sandy Blight Junction, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjakamarra
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1972
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Painting depicting a stingray in X-Ray style taken from a hut

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Unknown
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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Exercise book containing handwritten compositions

Exercise book containing handwritten compositions

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Mount Cook, Southern Alps, New Zealand

Mount Cook, Southern Alps, New Zealand

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Rough Sea, Flinders, Victoria

Rough Sea, Flinders, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Flinders, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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