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Kooyoorn

Kooyoorn

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Drawings
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Debra Couzens
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2002
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Town Hall and Exhibition Building Melbourne

Town Hall and Exhibition Building Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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WTP
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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, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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Fairy-Beauty rocks a babe

Fairy-Beauty rocks a babe

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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SINGLETON ELECTORATE / VOTE THUS: / X BRAMSTON, Richard Davis

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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Dark brown hard hat made of Duperite associated with the Snowy Scheme

Dark brown hard hat made of Duperite associated with the Sno...

Snowy Scheme - Frank Rodwell collection
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Helmets
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Guthega, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Frank Rodwell
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1950
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Petalostigma banksii

Petalostigma banksii

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Painting no. 5, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla watching men dancing the sacred Butta keera

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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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Merit ticket from Exeter Free Grammar School 1822

Merit ticket from Exeter Free Grammar School 1822

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificates
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1822
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Brisbane Q.: Eagle St

Brisbane Q.: Eagle St

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Car travelling along a bush road which is cut into a hillside

Car travelling along a bush road which is cut into a hillsid...

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

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Dining Room La Retraite Weston-super-Mare

Dining Room La Retraite Weston-super-Mare

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Weston-Super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australia - Natives Hunting the Kangaroo

Australia - Natives Hunting the Kangaroo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Discovery alongside the Barrier

Discovery alongside the Barrier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Cathedral, Iona

The Cathedral, Iona

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sepia coloured photograph of Mosman Bay, NSW

Sepia coloured photograph of Mosman Bay, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Description of wedding

Description of wedding

Margot Child collection
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Documents
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Mrs Margot Child
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1859
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Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Surveying equipment
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1768
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Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Paddles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Black and white lantern slide of a sketch - Troopers

Black and white lantern slide of a sketch - Troopers

Christies Auction collection
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Lantern slides
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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Ayers Rock honey

Ayers Rock honey

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Photographic postcard of the All Blacks 1907 rugby team

Photographic postcard of the All Blacks 1907 rugby team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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1907
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Mrs R Peterson, Conductor, Women's Work Exhibition 1907

Mrs R Peterson, Conductor, Women's Work Exhibition 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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'Wikirri' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2007

'Wikirri' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2007
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Wooden hollow musical drum

Wooden hollow musical drum

Pastor Kenneth Freeman collection
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Musical drums
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Old Colony Curio Shop

Old Colony Curio Shop

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Ngurti' by Kuji Rosie Goodjie and Jukuja Nora Tjookootja, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Containers
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Kuji R. Goodjie
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2007
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Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Team of bullocks pulling a boiler

Team of bullocks pulling a boiler

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photographic postcard of the Australian Eleven cricket team, 1905

Photographic postcard of the Australian Eleven cricket team,...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Gordon and Gotch (Australasia) Ltd
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1905
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Typed transcript of the handwritten letter

Typed transcript of the handwritten letter

Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Letters
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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Postcard featuring Tramways in Elsternwick

Postcard featuring Tramways in Elsternwick

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1937
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Painting depicts people, birds and fish

Painting depicts people, birds and fish

J Davidson collection no. 3
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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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1966
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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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Painting depicts a group of hunters, one spearing porcupine; one holding kangaroo leg; third holding dead bird

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Magani
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1966
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Macquarie Street, Dubbo, N.S.W., 1906

Macquarie Street, Dubbo, N.S.W., 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Convict love token from 1819

Convict love token from 1819

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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'Dreaming at Kampurarrpa (Kamparrarrpa)', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1976

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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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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1976
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Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a protected Aboriginal burial ground

Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a pr...

Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Signs
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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Billy can

Billy can

Dot Butler collection no. 1
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Billy cans
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Goanna droppings by Shorty Lungkata, 1981

Goanna droppings by Shorty Lungkata, 1981

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1981
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Girl dressed in Japanese costume

Girl dressed in Japanese costume

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Japan
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sydney Sports Ground 1925-1926 medal

Sydney Sports Ground 1925-1926 medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W Kerr
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1925
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'Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

'Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyuju S. Brown
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2007
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Spirit Islands

Spirit Islands

John Calaby collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1940
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Convict love token from T. Rea, 1829

Convict love token from T. Rea, 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Bark painting 'Flying Fox' by George Milpurrurru, Milingimbi, 1966

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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George N. Milpurrurru
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1966
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German newspaper article

German newspaper article "Kommt wieder nach Australien"

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Newspaper clippings
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Cinema advertising slide promoting Malvern Star bicycles, 1930s

Cinema advertising slide promoting Malvern Star bicycles, 19...

Cycling in Australia - Cinema Advertising collection
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Lantern slides
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Cec Burgness Fund

Cec Burgness Fund

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Letter with envelope - Darwin

Letter with envelope - Darwin

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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1931
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Photograph of Bill Hayden and Fred Daly

Photograph of Bill Hayden and Fred Daly

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1979
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Matthew Flinders' 'A Voyage to Terra Australis' (1814) , Volume 2

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Matthew Flinders collection
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Travel books
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London, England
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Captain Matthew Flinders
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1814
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Letter from Joan Richmond - Basra

Letter from Joan Richmond - Basra

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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'Oh dear, this is so sudden

'Oh dear, this is so sudden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Miss May Hartshorn
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1906
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Black and white photograph of The Weir, Yass

Black and white photograph of The Weir, Yass

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Yass, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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