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Painting depicts a black goanna

Painting depicts a black goanna

Department of Transport and Communication collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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Excursion to the National Park, Wilson's Promontory

Excursion to the National Park, Wilson's Promontory

Jean Galbraith collection
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Travel books
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1905"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1905
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Crossing a northern river

Crossing a northern river

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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Univeristy, Brisbane, Q

Univeristy, Brisbane, Q

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Prize card awarded to Mr A. L. Faithfull 1890

Prize card awarded to Mr A. L. Faithfull 1890

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1890
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Handwritten note about friendship

Handwritten note about friendship

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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1952
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Monkey Brand

Monkey Brand

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Ikey, Teddy and Jacky (Sunday Islanders, Western Australia) on board the 'Rita', as members of the crew, 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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Japanese porcelain condiment set, featuring a mustard pot flanked by a salt and pepper shaker, in the form of three kangaroos on a shaped plinth

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Terence Lane collection
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Condiment sets
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1930
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Photograph of ship and paddle steamer

Photograph of ship and paddle steamer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Fairy Frolic

Fairy Frolic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Azolla Fliculoides

Azolla Fliculoides

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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Scout's Cyclist badge certificate

Scout's Cyclist badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1944
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Framed acrylic polymer painting on canvas 'Utopia Mt Doreen Yuendumu area ...'

Framed acrylic polymer painting on canvas 'Utopia Mt Doreen ...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa
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Shelley Beach, Port Macquarie

Shelley Beach, Port Macquarie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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West Australian Flora No.3

West Australian Flora No.3

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Janie Craig
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Wig made of horse hair

Wig made of horse hair

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wigs
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Northern Agricultural Association 1895 'Pair of Ponies'

Northern Agricultural Association 1895 'Pair of Ponies'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1895
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Head of Middle Harbour, Sydney, N.S.W

Head of Middle Harbour, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Middle Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Convict love token from Henry King, 1831

Convict love token from Henry King, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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Dennis
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The Bounty Restuarant Ship Ramsgate

The Bounty Restuarant Ship Ramsgate

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Ramsgate, Kent, England, United Kingdom
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1953
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Glass plate negative - Old Kai Kai, a Western Arrernte man, Henbury station, Northern Territory, 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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Hurstville, St. Mary's Convent School

Hurstville, St. Mary's Convent School

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Certificate awarded to Mrs V.M. Wilson at the Wynard Agricultural and Pastoral Society Annual Show, 1968 for first prize for a tapestry bag

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1968
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Notebook containing two laundry lists

Notebook containing two laundry lists

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Notebooks
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Laintjun, Baram and Galbarimun trapping fish at Guludji River

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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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Birigitji
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1966
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Thong Thrown at Owner of the First Victa.....

Thong Thrown at Owner of the First Victa.....

Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1989
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Letter from Embroiderers' Guild of Tasmania

Letter from Embroiderers' Guild of Tasmania

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Letters
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Ceramic vase with two handles

Ceramic vase with two handles

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Vases
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Photographic postcard depicting Percy Goodwin

Photographic postcard depicting Percy Goodwin

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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Group of school boys, some with tennis racquets.

Group of school boys, some with tennis racquets.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bathurst City Croquet Club

Bathurst City Croquet Club

Ben Chifley collection no.3
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Receipts
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Wool Train Smash at Nundah, January, 1893

Wool Train Smash at Nundah, January, 1893

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Nundah, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1893
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Remington Standard No.10 typewriter

Remington Standard No.10 typewriter

Ray Harding collection
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Typewriters
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New York, United States of America
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Remington
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1924
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Convict love token from T. Lucas, 1834

Convict love token from T. Lucas, 1834

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Cheer-Up Society

Cheer-Up Society

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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South Australia, Australia
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Cheer-Up Society
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1914
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Carving of a lizard

Carving of a lizard

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Wood carvings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Government House, Adelaide

Government House, Adelaide

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Christ  Church Cathedral, Grafton, NSW

Christ Church Cathedral, Grafton, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Rotunda on the Torrens

Rotunda on the Torrens

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1915
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Glass plate negative - Child carrying boomerang, tidal mud flat off King Sound, 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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Aboriginal Land Rights

Aboriginal Land Rights

Inada Holdings 19/08/1985 collection
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Political badges
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Paul House's didjeridu

Paul House's didjeridu

Paul House collection no. 1
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Didjeridus
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Paul House
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1984
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Pen sketch of a woman milking cows

Pen sketch of a woman milking cows

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Pages 9 to 12 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

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Christies Auction collection
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Letters
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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T.A.A. travel poster

T.A.A. travel poster

Ron Kerr collection
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Advertising posters
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Australia
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TAA/Australian Airlines Museum
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QSL card, Greetings from VK2ED

QSL card, Greetings from VK2ED

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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The Upper Falls, Queanbeyan River

The Upper Falls, Queanbeyan River

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queanbeyan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Blotting paper

Blotting paper

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Young Girls by Wally Mandarrk

Young Girls by Wally Mandarrk

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mandarg
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1987
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Waterlily and Rock Snake by Doolie Nunggalawi

Waterlily and Rock Snake by Doolie Nunggalawi

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Doolie Nungalawi
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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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Roper River, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Edwin Dingal
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Glass plate negative of 17 Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, spears against trellis fence with board bearing a wooden tape measure, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1911 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Film negative - Woman holding baby on her back, Denial Bay, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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