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Snake Dreaming for Children by  Uta Uta Tjangala, 1972  polymer on board

Snake Dreaming for Children by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1972 poly...

Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1972
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Department of Lands, Sydney Warning Corwn Land

Department of Lands, Sydney Warning Corwn Land

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Signs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Department of Lands
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Postcard featuring Circular Quay, Sydney

Postcard featuring Circular Quay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Greets America

Australia Greets America

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Christmas card with message from Governor-General William Slim, 1959

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Christmas cards
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William Slim
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1959
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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull, Goulburn

Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull, Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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Armband

Armband

Charles Hart collection
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Bendigo Pottery

Bendigo Pottery

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Photograph albums
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Letter from Joan Richmond - Montelimar

Letter from Joan Richmond - Montelimar

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Montelimar, France
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1932
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King's School Parramatta

King's School Parramatta

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prints
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Van Houten's cocoa

Van Houten's cocoa

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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The Netherlands
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wreck of the Ellerslie

Wreck of the Ellerslie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Bellinger River, New South Wales, Australia
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1913
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Certificate awarded to  V.M. Wilson at the Mt Remarkable Agricultural Society, Melrose 38th Annual Show, 1960 for first prize for a cross stitch delphinium tray cloth

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Melrose, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1960
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Three children and a screen

Three children and a screen

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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St Ives, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Transport by the Camel in Australia

Transport by the Camel in Australia

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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HMS Mallow

HMS Mallow

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Kodak Ltd
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Presented by The Australian Red Cross Council in recogntion of Twenty Years' Loyal Service

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cards
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Australian Red Cross Society
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Fairy Bower Falls, Bundanoon

Fairy Bower Falls, Bundanoon

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Note with jumper depicting the wild rivers logo by the Tasmanian Wilderness Society.

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Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Notes
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Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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Senator Bob Brown
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Wet Season Skies

Wet Season Skies

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Antelemungarralei
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The Australian Broadcasting commission Adelaide studio photographic card

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Card photographs
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Nyakungtjuungku' by Lucy Loomoo, 2007

'Nyakungtjuungku' by Lucy Loomoo, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Balgo, Western Australia, Australia
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Lucy Loomoo
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2007
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University of Glasgow No. 5 Ticket 1822 for the Public Logic Clasf [sic]

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James Sprent collection
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Cards
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Postcard with a booklet of jokes attached to it

Postcard with a booklet of jokes attached to it

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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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 Electric Trams, Opened March 9, 1909. First Car Driven by Mrs. Price.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Anne E. Price
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1909
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Flyer relating to the final milk delivery by Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

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Conway Tighe collection
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Leaflets
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Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Daisy Leura Nakamara, 1980

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Daisy L. Nakamara
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1980
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Fig Tree, Lane Cove River, NSW

Fig Tree, Lane Cove River, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lane Cove River, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The railway station, Adelaide, SA

The railway station, 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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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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'Gurindji Land Rights Now'

'Gurindji Land Rights Now'

Jim Bradman collection no. 1
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Stickers
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Sailing boat with a crescent moon on a sail

Sailing boat with a crescent moon on a sail

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wet specimen of a pouched young wombat

Wet specimen of a pouched young wombat

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Sir Colin MacKenzie
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Photograph of a woman

Photograph of a woman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wignalls bamboo pram

Wignalls bamboo pram

Bothwell Museum collection
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Prams
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Wignalls
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1900
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Envelope addressed to Mrs A. I. Maple Brown

Envelope addressed to Mrs A. I. Maple Brown

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Helensburgh

Helensburgh

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak
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1929
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It'll grow back. Save our forrests. No Woodchips

It'll grow back. Save our forrests. No Woodchips

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Postcards
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Men standing around small huts in the bush, with a railway line in the foreground

Men standing around small huts in the bush, with a railway l...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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American Fighter Aeroplane Headdress

American Fighter Aeroplane Headdress

Solomon and Josephine Ahmat collection
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Headdresses
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Mafili Nona
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Home from the hare drive, Series 10 - with the settler

Home from the hare drive, Series 10 - with the settler

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Charles H. Kerry
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Mary Bryden

Mary Bryden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Postcard featuring a black and white image of Cairo

Postcard featuring a black and white image of Cairo

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Australian Army
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1916
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Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW

Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW

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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Undiscovered #10, from a series of ten prints by Michael Cook, 2010

Undiscovered #10, from a series of ten prints by Michael Coo...

Michael Cook collection
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Mr Michael Cook
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2010
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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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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Handwritten list of Hackle Flies and Winged Flies

Handwritten list of Hackle Flies and Winged Flies

Alfred Ronalds collection
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Lists
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Pigmented oval shield

Pigmented oval shield

Olive Pink collection
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Shields
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Miss Olive Pink
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1936
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Brass carriage clock in leather box used by Lord Forrest

Brass carriage clock in leather box used by Lord Forrest

Commonwealth Grants Commission collection
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Carriage clocks
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France
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Couaillet Family
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1892
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Film negative - Aboriginal children bathing, Sunday Island, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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A Couple of Emus by Laurie Nilsen

A Couple of Emus by Laurie Nilsen

Laurie Nilsen collection
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Sculptures
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Mr Laurie Nilsen
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Bathurst & District Police Sub-normal Children's Appeal

Bathurst & District Police Sub-normal Children's Appeal

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Man holding the bridle of a dark coloured horse with the Bluestone Cottage at Springfield

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Vale Street Cooma

Vale Street Cooma

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Bark painting depicting camping scene with trees, low hills, a stream and animals

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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Muta
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1975
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Cream-coloured partial dance program titled THE EXCHANGE

Cream-coloured partial dance program titled THE EXCHANGE

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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Seal Bay - part of a pressed up ice ridge

Seal Bay - part of a pressed up ice ridge

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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Bayini at Wapilinya Island, 1965

Bayini at Wapilinya Island, 1965

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1965
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