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International award to firm

International award to firm

J B Young Ltd collection
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Newspaper clippings
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1965
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Exercise book containing handwritten compositions

Exercise book containing handwritten compositions

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Exercise books
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Old kitchen at Headal

Old kitchen at Headal

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Spearheads
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Mr Bruce Coaldrake
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Namanjwarra (Estuarine Crocodile) by Curly Bardkadabbu

Namanjwarra (Estuarine Crocodile) by Curly Bardkadabbu

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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Curly Bardkadubbu
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Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Noreena Kadibil
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2008
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Expectancy

Expectancy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Charles D. Gibson
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Our Late Premier, The Rt Hon R.J. Seddon, P.C

Our Late Premier, The Rt Hon R.J. Seddon, P.C

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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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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The Toy Theatre

The Toy Theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Clouds and Turtle (Miyapunu ga Mangan).

Clouds and Turtle (Miyapunu ga Mangan).

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Galuru, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nyapilingu Dhamarrandji
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1986
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Launceston from Welman Street, Tas.

Launceston from Welman Street, Tas.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Tittell Brune

Tittell Brune

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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England, United Kingdom
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Figurative shaped wooden clapstick, with two eye sockets burned into the wood

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Gladys Henry collection
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Percussion instruments
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Mrs Gladys Henry
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1970
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After the Riot

After the Riot

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1911
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Glass plate negative - Week old baby sleeping in a wooden container, Innamincka station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1919

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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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1919
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Handwritten document, listing stage movements for characters in the play 'The Silver Palace'

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Everitt and George Family collection
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Instructional documents
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Citizen's Banquet tendered to The Right Hon. W.M. Hughes, at Sydney, 1916

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Sue McLeod collection
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Menus
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hon William 'Billy' M. Hughes
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1916
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Government House

Government House

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1849
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Pink dance program titled 'Government House, 1869'

Pink dance program titled 'Government House, 1869'

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1869
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Ladies black patent[?] leather right shoe, with black and red beading on the front and straps

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1910
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Copy negative - Dr Herbert Basedow on South Australian Government North-west Expedition, near present-day Granite Downs station, South Australia, photographed by Alfred E. Treloar using Basedow's camera, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Mary's Little Mouth

Mary's Little Mouth

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Springfield Messenger Special Edition Account of the Opening of the New Baths

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Notes
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Up for a spell

Up for a spell

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal postman carrying mail between Nullabor station, South Australia, and Eucla, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Bark painting 'Ngalkunburriyaymi, The Female Rainbow Serpent' by Bardayal Nadjamerrek, Gunbalanya, about 1989

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Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1984
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Pencil sketch depicting a bridge and a human figure riding a donkey

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Untitled painting by Elsie Tilmouth

Untitled painting by Elsie Tilmouth

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Elsie Tilmouth
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1989
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Bark painting 'Fight between Crocodile-man and Stingray-man' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1963
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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 Josef Lebovic
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Palm leaf bound with a narrow length of palm leaf forming a circular armband

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Dr Lamont West collection
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Armbands
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Campbell Arcade, Melbourne, Vic. Subway from Flinders Street Railway Station to Degraves Street.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The Colonial House Museum, Garrison Church

The Colonial House Museum, Garrison Church

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Group of school boys in Class 5B

Group of school boys in Class 5B

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Overlooking the beach and park, Cronulla

Overlooking the beach and park, Cronulla

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cronulla Beach, Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Commonwealth Railways oval cast metal plaque

Commonwealth Railways oval cast metal plaque

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Coats of arms
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South Australia, Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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1951
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Water buffalo carved by Albert Croker, Melville Island, 1964

Water buffalo carved by Albert Croker, Melville Island, 1964

Albert Croker collection
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Wood carvings
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Albert Croker
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1964
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Mount Ida, Lake St. Clair, Tasmania

Mount Ida, Lake St. Clair, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Lake St Clair, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hand-coloured and annotated map of Holland

Hand-coloured and annotated map of Holland

Nance Pownall collection
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Maps
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Rotterdam, Holland
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1937
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Painting no. 16, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla goes down onto the sea, leaving the country peopled with animals as well as humans

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Horses and Cowboy 1997

Horses and Cowboy 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Wallace
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1997
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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

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Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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Panorama across the Swan River, Perth, WA

Panorama across the Swan River, Perth, WA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Wati Nyiru

Wati Nyiru

Songlines - Judy Trigger collection
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Artworks
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Judy Trigger
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2013
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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Twemlow
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1877
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Convict love token from J. Cooper, September 15th 1813

Convict love token from J. Cooper, September 15th 1813

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Core [stone implement]

Core [stone implement]

HM Cooper collection
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Cores
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Sellicks Beach, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Harold M. Cooper
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Snowy landscape diorama, used with the Rocket Clock

Snowy landscape diorama, used with the Rocket Clock

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) collection - Play School
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Dioramas
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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Postcard featuring a printed pen and ink sketch of a war ravaged townscape

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paderewski playing a Feurich Piano

Paderewski playing a Feurich Piano

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Larakia flag

Larakia flag

Mary Lee collection
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Flags
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Mr Ronald Strachan
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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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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Scout's Friend to Animals badge certificate

Scout's Friend to Animals badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1942
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I Didn't Know It Was Loaded! [Caricature of a kangaroo and koala]

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Collins ST, Hobart, Tasmania

Collins ST, Hobart, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Shark.

Shark.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bukanda
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1969
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Paddles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1916
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Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flock, Camden Park, Sydney

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Wool specimens
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Camden Park, New South Wales, Australia
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John Macarthur
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1988
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