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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Jennifer Naputja Connelly, 2015

Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Jennifer Naputja Connelly, ...

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Containers
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Jennifer N. Connelly
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2015
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So many stairs

So many stairs

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1999
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Lowest Summer Prices, 10th July, 1905

Lowest Summer Prices, 10th July, 1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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David Allen and Sons Ltd
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1905
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Handwritten note with a recipe

Handwritten note with a recipe "To rid blow flies"

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Notes
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Unrequited Love No.5

Unrequited Love No.5

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1994
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Child's drawing by unknown artist, The Loaded Dog

Child's drawing by unknown artist, The Loaded Dog

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Letter from John Wessel providing a character reference for Mrs Edna Thompson, 1976

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Edna M. Thompson
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1976
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Souvenir Wedgewood Jasperware plate - Prince & Princess of Wales

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Prince Charles P.
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1983
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Australian National Band (World Tour) Concert Position

Australian National Band (World Tour) Concert Position

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Canada
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Photogelatine Engraving Co.
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C. McGahey from the 1901-02 English Cricket Team to Australia.

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Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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Whitehead and Hoag
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Gough Whitlam addressing a large crowd flanked by seated officials

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Breaking the record

Breaking the record

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mothers and Widows badge issued to the mother of 9956 Driver Alison Hope Oliver, AIF, who was killed in France

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Badges
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Egypt
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1919
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Black and white photograph of two women swimmers at Tooowoomba, Queensland, 1911

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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1911
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Mounted toy soldier with kettle drums

Mounted toy soldier with kettle drums

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Toy figures
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To wish you happy days and many(!)

To wish you happy days and many(!)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Wellington, North Island, New Zealand
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1907
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Three girls.  A happy Christmas

Three girls. A happy Christmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Facade, Bullock's Store for Men

Facade, Bullock's Store for Men

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sketch of Joseph Sharpe's store where Alexander Mussen was shot

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Alexander Mussen collection
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Sketches
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Pyramul, New South Wales, Australia
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Joseph Sharpe
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Photograph 'from near Geophysics building to Black Mt & CSIRO (across Sullivans Creek), 1971'

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Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Black Mountain, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
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1971
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'Bindiyalngu', bark painting, native plant species

'Bindiyalngu', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2012
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Mrs Bland Holt

Mrs Bland Holt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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Wooden pack saddle consisting of an A-shaped timber frame with items attached by wire, chains and straps

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John Swain collection
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Saddles
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles Carter
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1933
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Hope Faithfull with a bicycle, Lilian Faithfull seated side-saddle on a pale coloured horse and Clare Faithfull seated side-saddle on a dark coloured horse

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Pillow

Pillow

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillows
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Nancy B. Hamilton
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1930
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Postcard featuring a coloured drawing of three [comic Prussian geese], captioned

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Berlin, Germany
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1917
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Child's drawing - 'Where do Aborigines come from' by Linda Clyne, Amoonguna NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Amoonguna, Northern Territory, Australia
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Linda Clyne
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The Cumberland, Lorne, Vic

The Cumberland, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Wooden fishing reel used for fishing for Bream and Blackfish

Wooden fishing reel used for fishing for Bream and Blackfish

Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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1930
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Convict love token from William Taffs

Convict love token from William Taffs

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Angilyiya Tjapiti Mitchelll and Sokaway Paula Lyons, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Sculptures
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Angilyiya T. Mitchell
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2015
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Masonic - Name tag

Masonic - Name tag

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Identity tags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.32. Whale

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.32. Whale

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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Stanley No.64 straight spokeshave

Stanley No.64 straight spokeshave

George Henry Taylor collection
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Spokeshaves
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Stanley
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Botanical Gardens.

Botanical Gardens.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Handwritten document titled 'The Old Maid's Thermometer'

Handwritten document titled 'The Old Maid's Thermometer'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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'Marruka and Rakay', bark painting, native plant species

'Marruka and Rakay', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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Thelymitra Antennifera

Thelymitra Antennifera

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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1873
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Piquancy

Piquancy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Charles D. Gibson
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A man with dogs.

A man with dogs.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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No Music in the Australian Bush..

No Music in the Australian Bush..

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Norman A. Lindsay
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Even the biggest Overseas vessels can pass beneath the Bridge.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Child's drawing by Kayukayu, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Kayukayu, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kayukayunya
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1952
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Concentric circles on blue

Concentric circles on blue

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Kungkarangkalpa Walka Board by Malya Teamay

Kungkarangkalpa Walka Board by Malya Teamay

Maruku Seven Sisters collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Malya Teamay
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2015
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A small portrait photograph of Dan Turner.

A small portrait photograph of Dan Turner.

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Portrait photographs
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mathewson & Co
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1883
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Two letters, one an invitation from the Secretary to the Governor General inviting Enid Thompson to receive B.E.M. insignia and an acceptance of invitation.

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Thompson Family collection
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Letters
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Government House, Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Edna M. Thompson
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'Cavallo Bresaola' horse meat packaging from Mondo's Butchers, Inglewood, WA

'Cavallo Bresaola' horse meat packaging from Mondo's Butcher...

Vince Garreffa Mondo Butchers collection
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Packaging
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Vince Garreffa
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Glycine clandestina

Glycine clandestina

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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Firefighter's black painted helmet

Firefighter's black painted helmet

Geoff Gray collection
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Firefighters helmets
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Souvenir plate - Duke & Duchess of York

Souvenir plate - Duke & Duchess of York

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Princess Beatrice E.
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The Forgotten Australians

The Forgotten Australians

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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1996
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Pipe consisting of reddish, polished wooden bowl and a detachable plastic[?] stem

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Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Smoking pipes
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Birchgrove oval, Balmain

Birchgrove oval, Balmain

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1921
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Black and white photographic postcard of Central Railway Station Sydney N.S.W.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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T.S.S. Niagara Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1930.

T.S.S. Niagara Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1930.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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