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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh bag

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bags
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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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Bush Tucker

Bush Tucker

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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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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Neil Yunkaporta
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Neville P. Japangardi
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Neither Mr Fraser, nor Mr Gorton (Lind Vic) voted in the vital division...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Throwing the spear

Throwing the spear

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John H. Clark
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1813
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South-east wind story (Dreamtime story).

South-east wind story (Dreamtime story).

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nemigilagum
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Orroroo, South Australia, Australia
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1936
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Court House, Dubbo, NSW

Court House, Dubbo, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Arches and spires, Torrens lake, Adelaide, SA

Arches and spires, Torrens lake, 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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Technical drawings for an aircraft titled

Technical drawings for an aircraft titled "Drawings of Assem...

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Technical drawings
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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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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Concepta Palipuaminni
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Model shield

Model shield

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Port Phillip Farmers Society 1859 'Hay Cart'

Port Phillip Farmers Society 1859 'Hay Cart'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1859
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United Hospital Auxiliaries of N.S.W.

United Hospital Auxiliaries of N.S.W.

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Ron Bell collection
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Mandurama Railway Station

Mandurama Railway Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mandurama, New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Neville P. Japangardi
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jorna Raymond
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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'Bama Bama story - rats from  Manguldji', by Narritjin Maymuru, 1967

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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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Narritjin Maymuru
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1967
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Beer Cadgers' License

Beer Cadgers' License

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Convict love token from John Giddens

Convict love token from John Giddens

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Railway Bridge, Bridgewater, South Australia

Railway Bridge, Bridgewater, South Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bridgewater, Adelaide Hills, South Australia, 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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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Epacris Impressa

Epacris Impressa

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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Embroidery patterns

Embroidery patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Embroidery patterns
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White ochre used in painting

White ochre used in painting

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Ochre
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The weir, lower side, Yarrawonga, Victoria

The weir, lower side, Yarrawonga, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lake Mulwala, Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Group of people having tea in a garden

Group of people having tea in a garden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Second leaf of Record of Sessions House, Old Bailey

Second leaf of Record of Sessions House, Old Bailey

I Dowdle collection
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Reports
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1826
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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1949
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Every living thing rejoicing

Every living thing rejoicing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominica Katjirr
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Galston Rd near Hornsby

Galston Rd near Hornsby

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hornsby, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Short soft brown leather belt-like strap with adjusting metal part and metal ends

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Muriel Kelly collection
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Strops
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Photographs
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Jawun - bicornual basket coloured with ochre, made by Abe Muriata

Jawun - bicornual basket coloured with ochre, made by Abe Mu...

Abe Muriata collection
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Baskets
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Abe Muriata
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Pigmented carved ironwood sculpture of a pelican

Pigmented carved ironwood sculpture of a pelican

Department of Sport Recreation and Tourism collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stanislaus Purantatameri
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1980
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A.C. McLaren 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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Martina Parry
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Clubs
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Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1931 - Fastest time medal

Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1931 - Fastest time medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W Kerr
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1931
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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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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Helen
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Wooden decorated carving of a barn owl by Tjipungaleialum

Wooden decorated carving of a barn owl by Tjipungaleialum

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tjipungaleialum
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1974
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Wishing you many happy years

Wishing you many happy years

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting depicts kangaroo, x-ray style

Painting depicts kangaroo, x-ray style

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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Murawina
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The new South Australian Governor Sir Douglas Nicholls

The new South Australian Governor Sir Douglas Nicholls

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Billy Miller
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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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Alice Springs High School
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Watercolour painting of a magpie sitting on a branch, which was given by the artist to William Scott for helping him

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Helen Cocks collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia
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Neville W. Cayley Snr
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1898
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Containers
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Glass plate negative - Plane of marine denudation at Fannie Bay, Darwin, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905(?)

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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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1905
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney (Showing Tennis Courts)

Rushcutters Bay, Sydney (Showing Tennis Courts)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from H. Saunders, 1827

Convict love token from H. Saunders, 1827

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Large component to a bridge being floated on two barges on a river

Large component to a bridge being floated on two barges on a...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Matrosen Division of the Kaiserliche Marine [Imperial German Navy], 1914.

Matrosen Division of the Kaiserliche Marine [Imperial German...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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Imperial German Navy
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1914
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Diary account of the Thornycroft Expedition into Central Australia to recover the bodies of aviators Anderson and Hitchcock in 1929

Diary account of the Thornycroft Expedition into Central Aus...

Sharp and Cook collection
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Diaries
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Tanami, Australia
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Mr Leslie S. Miles
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1929
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson at the Evandale Agricultural Society Autumn Show, 1975 for second prize for a tapestry bag

Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson at the Evandale Agric...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Evandale, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1975
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