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German Prisoner of War Camp currency One Reichsmark banknote used in Stalag VII-A

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Basil Gasperowicz collection no. 1
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Banknotes
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Germany
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Mr Basil Gasperowicz
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1941
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Photograph of Father Tien

Photograph of Father Tien

Leo Tien collection
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Photographs
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Father Leo Tien
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Club

Club

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Clubs
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Admiralty Island food bowls

Admiralty Island food bowls

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ellis L. Troughton
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Painting by Gloria Petyarre

Painting by Gloria Petyarre

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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Gloria Petyarre
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1990
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Bunch of prison keys and tags

Bunch of prison keys and tags

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Bone china coffee cup and saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Cups and saucers
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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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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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Ralph Numanduma
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Once on a huge Dragon-Fly

Once on a huge Dragon-Fly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Certificate

Certificate

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Yarra Glen, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1971
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Patent for 'An Improved Adjustable Support or Rest for Bicycles', 1896

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Cycling in Australia - Ephemera collection no.1
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Patents
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Milisi di Timor barat

Milisi di Timor barat

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Box for metal type pieces.

Box for metal type pieces.

John and Sonoko de Boer collection
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Storage boxes
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Tin with lid, containing various sewing related objects including patterns, crochet hooks, crocheted samples and spools of cotton

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Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Sewing equipment
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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Mr Hugh Strachan from America when visiting his brother in Scotland

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Scotland
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Rugby league trading card of Ken McGuiness of the Western Suburbs Magpies

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Intrepid International collection
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Collecting cards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Intrepid Trading Cards International
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1996
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US Forces Get the Nod ...

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Postcards
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1986
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Photocopies of letters

Photocopies of letters

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Documents
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

JC Le Souef collection
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Spearthrowers
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Untitled

Untitled

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Child's drawing - Pukamani Poles by Margaret Rose Pilakui age 9yrs

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
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Margaret R. Pilakui
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VIEW FROM BALMORAL BEACH.

VIEW FROM BALMORAL BEACH.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Postcard featuring photograph of Bridge Street Sydney, New South Wales

Postcard featuring photograph of Bridge Street Sydney, New S...

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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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Miss Helen Bowie
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The National Magazine

The National Magazine

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Magazines
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Convict love token from T.N.

Convict love token from T.N.

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Crochet covered hockey ball

Crochet covered hockey ball

William Vout collection
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Sports balls
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Australia
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Mrs Margot Child
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NSW Govt. Railways - Wynyard, Sydney

NSW Govt. Railways - Wynyard, 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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Loved and Lost.

Loved and Lost.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1875
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Transcribing machine

Transcribing machine

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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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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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michael J. Kundu
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Art of the Time greeting card

Art of the Time greeting card

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Cards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Danny Williams
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1992
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Sawfish club

Sawfish club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Clubs
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Brown plastic suitcase with a pink striped interior lining

Brown plastic suitcase with a pink striped interior lining

Turner Family collection
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Suitcases
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Henry Turner
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'The Australian Anti-War Movement and the Labour Movement' a paper presented to the National Anti-War Conference by Bob Gould

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Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bob Gould
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1971
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Mort's Dock in Sydney NSW

Mort's Dock in Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Europe
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Child's cream cotton dress

Child's cream cotton dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Childrens clothing
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Containers
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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1833
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Karraparr Koonamook (markings on rug)

Karraparr Koonamook (markings on rug)

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Drawings
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Blue handled ochre painting brush for a Tunga made by Kenny Brown in 2013

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Kenny Brown collection
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Paintbrushes
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Mr Kenny Brown
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Esme Timbery collection
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Ornaments
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esme Timbery
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2006
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Prison door lock

Prison door lock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Door locks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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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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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Father Docherty
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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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Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Garry
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Breakwater and Bar, Richmond River

Breakwater and Bar, Richmond River

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Richmond River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Emu egg carved with image of a man's face by Bill Reid, 1987

Emu egg carved with image of a man's face by Bill Reid, 1987

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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1987
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Dressmaker's chalk, broken into two pieces

Dressmaker's chalk, broken into two pieces

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Chalks
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Mrs Jocelyn H. Brown
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Certificate 'Argyle Lodge, No.724, S.C. Traralgon, Victoria'

Certificate 'Argyle Lodge, No.724, S.C. Traralgon, Victoria'

John Moore collection
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Certificates
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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"PRINCESS THEATRE SAT 16TH DEC...an audio-visual presentatio...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Event posters
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Ralph Hope-Johnstone
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1972
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St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Perth, WA

St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, 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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Postcard with photograph captioned Harbour Bridge, Sydney May 1930

Postcard with photograph captioned Harbour Bridge, Sydney Ma...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1930
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