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Emu egg carved with image of a face by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of a face by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Hibbertia angustifolia

Hibbertia angustifolia

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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Drawn along by Fishes

Drawn along by Fishes

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Vinyl record featuring 'How Great Thou Art' and 'I'll Walk With God' by Harold Blair

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Harold Blair collection
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The Laurels Penrose

The Laurels Penrose

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Documents regarding EW Percival eg letters correspondence, magazines and journals.

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Frederick Edmunds collection
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Black and white photograph  - Mr and Mrs Adelmann at Namatanai in 1908.

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Dieter Kohl collection
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Australian Aborigines

Australian Aborigines

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts
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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Miriam Iwana Lane, 2015

Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Miriam Iwana Lane, 2015

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Miriam I. Lane
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2015
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Box for engineering documents

Box for engineering documents

James Sprent collection
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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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Gerard Kerinauia
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Prince Charles - As a gentleman

Prince Charles - As a gentleman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter from the National Retail Merchants Association to J B Young advising of their nomination for an International Community Service certificate of commendation

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Business letters
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New York, United States of America
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National Retail Merchants Association
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1964
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Parliament House, Sydney

Parliament House, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parliament House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at Federal Court, 1983

Dress worn by Lindy Chamberlain at Federal Court, 1983

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 1
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Dresses
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1983
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Lantern slide - Group of Aboriginal people, Cape Dombey, north of Port Keats, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Cape Dombey, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Scout's Fireman badge certificate

Scout's Fireman 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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1943
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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Knives
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Necklace making kit

Necklace making kit

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Tools
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Tasmania, Australia
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Lola Greeno
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Advertising card featuring Bill Lang

Advertising card featuring Bill Lang

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Farmhouse with cattle in the foreground and a man on a horse-drawn plough

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photograph of  William Hugh Anderson and Lilian Faithfull on horseback

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bark painting 'Ngaldjorlboh of the

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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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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1974
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Certificate

Certificate

Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Postcard featuring Swanston Street Melbourne

Postcard featuring Swanston Street Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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British Columbian Totem Poles

British Columbian Totem Poles

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr E A. Briggs
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All-wool Travel Wardrobe for Miss Australia

All-wool Travel Wardrobe for Miss Australia

Jan Taylor collection
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Magazine clippings
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The Australian Women's Weekly
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1964
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The Wharves, Clarence River, Grafton

The Wharves, Clarence River, Grafton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ship called Linda Fell

Ship called Linda Fell

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Illuminated address which William Barak and fifteen other Coranderrk residents presented to Graham Berry, 1886

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1886 Barak-Berry Illuminated Address collection
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Illuminated addresses
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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William Barak
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1886
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The Sun-woman

The Sun-woman

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kulpidja
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1948
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A Friend of a Friend of Mine!

A Friend of a Friend of Mine!

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Biography of cartoonist George Molnar

Biography of cartoonist George Molnar

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Biographies
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1976
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Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 1888

Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 188...

Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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1887
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Namadbara
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1966
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Glass plate negative - Man holding a child, Victoria River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Painting depicts x-ray kangaroo taken from hut

Painting depicts x-ray kangaroo taken from hut

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Girl wearing a pinafore and holding flowers

Girl wearing a pinafore and holding flowers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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George Street, Sydney

George Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ship's wheel from the fishing vessel Hong Hai

Ship's wheel from the fishing vessel Hong Hai

Tran Thi Nga collection
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Watercraft components
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Glass plate negative - Houses, Killalpaninna, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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White Star Liner SS Runic

White Star Liner SS Runic

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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Wou Teh Shing, Stone Contractor, Hankow, 29 January 1927

Wou Teh Shing, Stone Contractor, Hankow, 29 January 1927

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Invoices
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Wuhan, China
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Wou Teh Shing, Stone Contractor
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1927
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Bushranger medal - Faithfull family

Bushranger medal - Faithfull family

Robert Faithfull collection no. 1
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Medals
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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Small red and white checked cotton bag containing tea leaves

Small red and white checked cotton bag containing tea leaves

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Tea-leaves
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Wirth Bros. £1,000 Giraffe

Wirth Bros. £1,000 Giraffe

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The little on [sic] took his paws out of his mouth and looked rather startled

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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St. Mary's Cathedral, Sydney

St. Mary's Cathedral, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Small pale blue painted wooden commode chair for a child

Small pale blue painted wooden commode chair for a child

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Commode chairs
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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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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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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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Film negative - Expedition party on march, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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1926
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Postcard - Father, teacher says I've gotter bring a penny wi' me to school termorrer

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England, Great Britain
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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"GOULBURN A. P. & H. SOCIETY'S ANNUAL SHOW, FIRST PRIZE, Awa...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificates
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1938
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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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1890
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His First Home -

His First Home - "The Sydney Mail" On the Land Series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Message stick

Message stick

Keith Goddard collection
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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Containers
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Convict love token from David Freeman, 1818

Convict love token from David Freeman, 1818

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Glen Helen Gorge, Northern Territory

Glen Helen Gorge, Northern Territory

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Glen Helen, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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