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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Film negative - Dinjimanne and family, South of Mt Woodroffe, south-central Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Central mine zinc plant

Central mine zinc plant

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Photograph of Jim Maple-Brown as a boy

Photograph of Jim Maple-Brown as a boy

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Mr Jim Maple-Brown AM
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Ornamental belt

Ornamental belt

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcard featuring a black and white photograph of a reward poster for Martin Cash, George Jones and Lawrence Cavenagh

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Martin Cash
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1843
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Stockman's packhorse canteen

Stockman's packhorse canteen

Darrell Lewis collection no. 3
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Water containers
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Victoria River Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Darrell Lewis
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1986
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Life. Be in it poster: Every little bit helps!

Life. Be in it poster: Every little bit helps!

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Advertising posters
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Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1918
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W. Whyte's Chemist Shop

W. Whyte's Chemist Shop

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Plane lost for 27 years

Plane lost for 27 years

Frank Proust collection
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Newspaper clippings
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1931
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Ferry and steps, Customs House, Pt Adelaide

Ferry and steps, Customs House, Pt 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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Caulfield Cup, 1905

Caulfield Cup, 1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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South Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Igor Zorich collection
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Spearheads
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Advertising card featuring Fritz Holland

Advertising card featuring Fritz Holland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Baker's Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Arthur McQuitty & Co
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1914
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'Willy Wagtail and Hailstone Dreamings', painted by Pansy Napangarti, 1996

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Pansy Napangarti
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1981
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The beautiful approach to the bridge, Nowra, NSW

The beautiful approach to the bridge, Nowra, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bench axe and blade cover associated with George Taylor

Bench axe and blade cover associated with George Taylor

George Henry Taylor collection
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Axes
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Pencil sketch depicting a landscape

Pencil sketch depicting a landscape

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Bomarea edulis

Bomarea edulis

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Paris - Brest - Paris, 1891-1991 [cycling]

Paris - Brest - Paris, 1891-1991 [cycling]

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Commemorative badges
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Pukamani Ceremonial Accoutrement and graveside Baskets.

Pukamani Ceremonial Accoutrement and graveside Baskets.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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1868
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I [Love] Being Free from Smoking - Narcotics Education Inc., 1985

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Hope Faithfull on the arm of Jim Webb

Hope Faithfull on the arm of Jim Webb

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Advertising card featuring Eddie McGoorty vs Jeff Smith

Advertising card featuring Eddie McGoorty vs Jeff Smith

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Studio portrait photograph of Thomas Hinton standing wearing a loincloth in front of an 'Advance Australia' banner.

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Thomas Hinton collection
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Albumen prints
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Mr Thomas Hinton
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Cumberland River, Lorne

Cumberland River, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cumberland River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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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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Concepta
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Notice of intended marriage

Notice of intended marriage

Margot Child collection
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Documents
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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1913
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Oil painting of an Aboriginal man and woman of the Goulburn area, 1854

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AR Browning collection
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Oil paintings
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas T. Balcombe
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1854
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Photograph of Winnie O'Sullivan sitting on a backless stool, c1917

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Kevin Hannan collection
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Photographs
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Winnie O'Sullivan
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1902
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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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Coal is Vital to Victory

Coal is Vital to Victory

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 11
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Posters
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Australia
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1939
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Clarice Anderson as a young girl.

Clarice Anderson as a young girl.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Maitland Post office

Maitland Post office

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Hammerstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Kenny Brown collection
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Containers
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Milikapiti, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Kenny Brown
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2013
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Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver

Colt Model 1851 Navy revolver

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Revolvers
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United States of America
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Samuel Colt
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1850
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South East Wind

South East Wind

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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Nambinara
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1948
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Six day race, Berlin 17-23 February 1922 - Winner's sash

Six day race, Berlin 17-23 February 1922 - Winner's sash

Ken Ross collection
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Sashes
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Berlin, Germany
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Mr Ken Ross
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1922
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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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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Richard H. Tungutalum
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Mother-of-pearl model of the Dome of the Rock, on Harum al-Sharif (Temple Mount), Jerusalem

Mother-of-pearl model of the Dome of the Rock, on Harum al-S...

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Models
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Palestine
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1980
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Mosman Bay, NSW

Mosman Bay, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Burnie showing the pier, Tasmania

Burnie showing the pier, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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N.S.W. Country Press Association

N.S.W. Country Press Association

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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N.S.W. Country Press Association
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1920
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jack the Traveller, King of Bendora Bellevue Jembicumbane

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E Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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The Frogs learn to jump from the fairies

The Frogs learn to jump from the fairies

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Pitt Street, Sydney

Pitt Street, 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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Framed colour photograph of a stud ram

Framed colour photograph of a stud ram

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Photographs
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Boomerang

Boomerang

John Magers collection
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Boomerangs
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1975
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Risk Management Track, by Joolama, Paddy Gwambany Carlton

Risk Management Track, by Joolama, Paddy Gwambany Carlton

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Kununurra, Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Paddy G. Joolama
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1999
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Painting depicts two human figures with four kangaroos and a serpent

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithili
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Glass plate negative - Jim, the Chinese gardener, Durham Downs station, Queensland, 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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Greetings Sincere for Christmas

Greetings Sincere for Christmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Christmas cards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bauera rubioides

Bauera rubioides

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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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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The Witch

The Witch

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Painting by Josephine Nangala, 2007

Painting by Josephine Nangala, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kujuwarri, Western Australia, Australia
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Josephine Nangala
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2007
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Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Presentation cases
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London, England
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William Bayly
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1776
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The lake and weir, Yarrawonga, Vic

The lake and weir, Yarrawonga, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lake Mulwala, Yarrawonga, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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