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Stone with incised Wandjina figures

Stone with incised Wandjina figures

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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Invitation to a luncheon in honour of Sir Edward Harding, Canberra, 4 December 1936

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Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1936
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The Spit, Middle Harbour, Sydney

The Spit, Middle Harbour, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Calendar for 1912 and a dog at a typewriter

Calendar for 1912 and a dog at a typewriter

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Sipau Audi Gibuma Headdress collection
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Headdresses
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Boigu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sipau Audi Gibuma
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1990
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Australian Types - The Boundary Rider

Australian Types - The Boundary Rider

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Bumerangi, an old Arrernte woman, suffering from senility and blindness, Bloods Creek, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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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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1920
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Courtroom sketch 'The Crown Lawyers' 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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La Perouse

La Perouse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, 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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Anna Maria
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Brown glazed toby jug depicting Sir Donald Bradman with box and certificate

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William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Toby jugs
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I am a Woman for Peace

I am a Woman for Peace

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Portrait photograph of Michael Driscoll

Portrait photograph of Michael Driscoll

Jon Lewis collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jon Lewis
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1986
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'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1978

'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1978

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1978
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Hot water bottle

Hot water bottle

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hot water bottles
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1949
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Small, purple, handpainted, oval cardboard trinket box by Verna Nichols

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Trinket boxes
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Sepia photograph of two men & two dogs, with dead birds hung on a wire

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Otford Tunnel South Coast NSW

Otford Tunnel South Coast NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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1917
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Masonic Grand Director's baton

Masonic Grand Director's baton

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Batons
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1970
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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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Denham Island, Queensland, Australia
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Hazel Roughsey
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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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Postcards
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Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Hunter at Raymond Terrace

The Hunter at Raymond Terrace

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Hunter River, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr R Riches
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Course completion certificate awarded to Edna Thompson from Prahran Technical School, 1928

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Thompson Family collection
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Certificates
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1928
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Skateboard triptych by Dennis Nona

Skateboard triptych by Dennis Nona

Dennis Nona collection No 2
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Artworks
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Mr Dennis Nona
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Sepia photograph of group of people standing beneath two trees

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maud Cumming, by Perry of Melbourne

Maud Cumming, by Perry of Melbourne

Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Perry of Melbourne
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1869
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Postcard featuring a colour image of the 'Loongana' off Gellibrand Point, Williamstown

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Photographic postcard depicting Zeynard's Marvellous Midget Circus - Little person balancing on one leg on a ball

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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U.N. Decade for Women 1976-1985

U.N. Decade for Women 1976-1985

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Kangaroo skin mat made at Hermannsburg Mission

Kangaroo skin mat made at Hermannsburg Mission

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Mats
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Courtroom sketch 'Mr. Sturgess & Mr. Pauling, Crown.' 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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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary C. Karui
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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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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1911
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Small paperback book titled

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Thompson Family collection
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Books
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Thea S. Hughes
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Souvenir silk scarf with rolled edges, from the 1956 Olympic Games, Melbourne

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 21
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Scarves
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Card with a studio photograph of Thomas Hinton on either side, both show him posing alongside an 'Advance Australia' banner

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Thomas Hinton collection
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Albumen prints
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Thomas Hinton
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Port Melbourne Railway Pier

Port Melbourne Railway Pier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Brick from Fordwich House

Brick from Fordwich House

Daryl Blaxland collection No 2
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Bricks
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Victoria versus Tasmania 1 Sept 1964

Victoria versus Tasmania 1 Sept 1964

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Scoresheets
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Port Denison, Sydney Harbour

Port Denison, Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Fort Denison, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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Radio 2GB run sheet...Gardening with Ivy Lovric

Radio 2GB run sheet...Gardening with Ivy Lovric

Ivy Lovric collection
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Faxes
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Ivy Lovric
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1980
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QSL card for VK3C

QSL card for VK3C

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Envelope addressed to William Faithfull Esq, Goulburn

Envelope addressed to William Faithfull Esq, Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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'Mother whale'  by Narritjin Maymuru, 1978

'Mother whale' by Narritjin Maymuru, 1978

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 18/01/1979 collection
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Bark paintings
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Drill Hall, Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, Austra...
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1978
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Dr Barnardo's Handbell Ringers and Mr H. Aaron (instructor) now with Rev. W J. MAYERS in Australia

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Barnardos
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Leschenaultia biloba.  Blue leschenaultia

Leschenaultia biloba. Blue leschenaultia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Bon Marche Stores
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Packing Note from Hants & Sussex Aviation Ltd.

Packing Note from Hants & Sussex Aviation Ltd.

Neil Jensen collection
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Notes
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Dance wand

Dance wand

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Hammond brand Multiplex typewriter with removable cover

Hammond brand Multiplex typewriter with removable cover

National Library of Australia collection
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Typewriters
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United States of America
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Hammond Typewriter Company
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Bark painting 'Map of painter's travell [sic] by plane from Yirrkala to Sydney' by Mawalan Marika, Yirrkala, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan 2 Marika
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1963
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Postcard featuring a colored print showing two oval portraits of military men

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Girl standing on some stairs with a toy bucket and spade.

Girl standing on some stairs with a toy bucket and spade.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Yellow, blue, green and pink floral pattern dress from Thursday Island

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Dresses
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mrs Col Nakata
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1992
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Ivanhoe Gold Mine

Ivanhoe Gold Mine

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hydrocotyle geranifolia

Hydrocotyle geranifolia

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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The Fight

The Fight

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Owen Koomeeta
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