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Racing silks in the colours of Tony Santic

Racing silks in the colours of Tony Santic

Graham Dash and Carol Sampson collection
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Riding habits
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Queensland, Australia
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Mitty's of Queensland, Saddlers & Riding Outfitters
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2003
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Bark painting by Ngardangi, 1965 -   depicts 10 large brolgas and a very small white brolga

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Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Bark paintings
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ngardangi
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1965
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Pin cushion in the shape of a shoe

Pin cushion in the shape of a shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pincushions
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Letter from J.A. Sharpe to Thomas Mussen, July 1865

Letter from J.A. Sharpe to Thomas Mussen, July 1865

Alexander Mussen collection
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Letters
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Pyramul, New South Wales, Australia
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Joseph Sharpe
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1865
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The Race Course, Grafton, NSW

The Race Course, 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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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Billy Cooley
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1982
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Mount View

Mount View

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Glass plate negative - Homestead of Victoria River Downs station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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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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1922
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North Terrace looking east, Adelaide, SA

North Terrace looking east, 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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Wild flowers, New South Wales

Wild flowers, New South Wales

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Reg Dunn's pushbike

Reg Dunn's pushbike

Irrigation (Deniliquin and Tatura) collection
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Bicycles
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Deniliquin, Riverina, New South Wales, Australia
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Murray Irrigation Limited
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1933
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Flyer relating to the final milk delivery by Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

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Conway Tighe collection
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Leaflets
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Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Luga di Lugano

Luga di Lugano

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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The carfing of the old people

The carfing of the old people

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Evelyn Pilakui
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The terraces & swimming pool, Mittagong, NSW

The terraces & swimming pool, Mittagong, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of the Australian flag, with an inset photograph of a company of troops standing to attention

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Film negative - Heavy scientific instruments are carried over rough and hilly country by the natural owners of the land, Mt McCulloch, Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Mount McCulloch, Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Illustrated catalogue of manually operated Koerstz wool presses

Illustrated catalogue of manually operated Koerstz wool pres...

Dave and Clive Koerstz collection
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Catalogues
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Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia
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C Koerstz Company
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1965
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Tandem Water Cart. Toronto, N.S.W, 1906

Tandem Water Cart. Toronto, N.S.W, 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Toronto, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Triple Beizam Headdress with Reef Fish, by Ken Thaiday Senior

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Ken Thaiday collection no. 3
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Headdresses
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Kenneth J. Thaiday Sr
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Cricket blazer

Cricket blazer

Nanette Ward collection
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Blazers
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E C. Devereux
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Album containing figures that have been cut out of photographs and hand-coloured, including photographs of Aboriginal people

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Herbert Browne collection
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Photograph albums
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Cora Lynn, North Esk, Tas.

Cora Lynn, North Esk, Tas.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Corra Linn Gorge, Tasmania, Australia
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Laura H. Davey
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, New South Wales - A Happy Xmas

Uncle Tom's Cabin, New South Wales - A Happy Xmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Megalong Valley, from Medlow Bath, NSW

Megalong Valley, from Medlow Bath, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Megalong Valley, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard featuring a colour image of the S.S. Afric on a stormy sea

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Great Britain
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rose Bay and Woollahra Point

Rose Bay and Woollahra Point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark container from Bathurst Island

Bark container from Bathurst Island

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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1/2 Mile Australasia Championship 1926 - 2nd place medal

1/2 Mile Australasia Championship 1926 - 2nd place medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Mr Ken Ross
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1926
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Black bible associated with Ben Chifley

Black bible associated with Ben Chifley

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Bibles
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Clianthus Damapieri. Sturt's Desert Pea. Trinchinium Obovatum

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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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Convict love token from Charls Tarrier, 1832

Convict love token from Charls Tarrier, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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In Cumberland Street, Sydney

In Cumberland Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Katherine L. Farran
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Govt. House Entrance, North Terrace, Adelaide, S.A.

Govt. House Entrance, North Terrace, Adelaide, S.A.

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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A black and white photograph  entitled

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Walla Walla, New South Wales, Australia
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Autographed cricket bat used by Don Bradman

Autographed cricket bat used by Don Bradman

Don Bradman collection
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Cricket bats
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England, United Kingdom
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William Sykes Ltd
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1934
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Courtoom sketch of the Chamberlain trial 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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Hills Hoist rotary clothesline display model

Hills Hoist rotary clothesline display model

Jim Jackson collection
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Small scale models
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South Australia, Australia
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Hills Industries Ltd
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1950
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Mixed media construction or installation titled 'Anybank'

Mixed media construction or installation titled 'Anybank'

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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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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1993
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Ehrharta Stipoides

Ehrharta Stipoides

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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Terra Australis or Australia, the Parts Explored Between 1798 and 1803 by Matthew Flinders

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Matthew Flinders collection
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Atlases
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London, England
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1814
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Painting on canvas by Lucky Hilda & Ruth Napaljarri

Painting on canvas by Lucky Hilda & Ruth Napaljarri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Brown and black glazed terracotta mug made by Peter Ward, 2004, using a design created in 2000 by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker

Brown and black glazed terracotta mug made by Peter Ward, 20...

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Mugs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2000
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Yakapiri (bark sandals)

Yakapiri (bark sandals)

Canning Stock Route collection
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Sandals
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyangkarni P. K-Lyons
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2008
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The Museum, Sydney

The Museum, 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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1907
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Boondarra, showing horse teams pulling wagons loaded with wool bales

Boondarra, showing horse teams pulling wagons loaded with wo...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of South Australia Incor...
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1935
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Vauxhall car parked outside a shed

Vauxhall car parked outside a shed

Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Silk batik by Nyukana Baker

Silk batik by Nyukana Baker

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Textile panels
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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'Marapinti' by Josephine Nangala, 2008

'Marapinti' by Josephine Nangala, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kiwirrkurra Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Josephine Nangala
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2008
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George Street, Sydney

George Street, Sydney

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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Courtroom sketch 'The Crown Lawyers' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'The Crown Lawyers' by Veronica O'Leary, 19...

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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MESS ORDERLIES. CARRY ON

MESS ORDERLIES. CARRY ON

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Miss Maud Jeffries

Miss Maud Jeffries

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Talma & Co
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Group of women, a girl, and a baby, posed in front of a tent

Group of women, a girl, and a baby, posed in front of a tent

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