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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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Convict love token from R. James, Nottingham, 1790

Convict love token from R. James, Nottingham, 1790

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Yarra at Melbourne. Australia

The Yarra at Melbourne. Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert H. Fullwood
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Eden Holme on Hebe Reef Jan 7th 1907

Eden Holme on Hebe Reef Jan 7th 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Tamar River, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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'Mother whale'  by Narritjin Maymuru, 1978

'Mother whale' by Narritjin Maymuru, 1978

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 18/01/1979 collection
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Bark paintings
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Drill Hall, Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, Austra...
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1978
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'California' & 'West Virginia' in Sydney Harbour 23/7/25

'California' & 'West Virginia' in Sydney Harbour 23/7/25

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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United States Navy
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1925
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Gratiola Periviana

Gratiola Periviana

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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1875
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Land Claims in NSW

Land Claims in NSW

Terry Fox collection
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Books
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New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council
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Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies 4 NHP portable steam engine, Serial No 18053

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Horse Era Museum collection no. 2
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Portable engines
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Ipswich, Suffolk, England
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Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies, Agricultural Engineers
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1900
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Courtroom 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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GMH Pointers

GMH Pointers

Jack Heenan collection
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Magazines
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GM Holden Ltd
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1951
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Bark painting 'The mimi man Normogormo on his way from Majong to Guriba' by Bobby Barrdjaray Nganjmirra, Gunbalanya, 1968

Bark painting 'The mimi man Normogormo on his way from Majon...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 5
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1968
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Cartoon of Australian art critic Robert Hughes

Cartoon of Australian art critic Robert Hughes

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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South Head

South Head

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Postcard featuring Mosman, Sydney

Postcard featuring Mosman, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Black

Black "English-Quarter" Landau carriage, with red trim

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Horsedrawn vehicles
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1889
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Cowrie shell

Cowrie shell

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Studio portrait photograph of Thomas Hinton alongside an 'Advance Australia' banner.

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Thomas Hinton collection
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Albumen prints
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Thomas Hinton
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Spinifex Hirsutus

Spinifex Hirsutus

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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Ceramic wall tile of Alipurra (Pelican) by Eddie Puruntatameri, Bathurst Island, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wall tiles
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1978
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 188_"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1880
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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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Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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Adrian Harrison
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'Wakwak/Dhatum/Dirrpu/Dherran/Nindan', bark painting, native plant species

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Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2013
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Postcard depicting William S. Hart of Paramount-Artcraft Pictures

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Dandenong, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1923
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Rolling Steel Rails, Lithgow Iron Works

Rolling Steel Rails, Lithgow Iron Works

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poster titled 'Art: the Present and Recent Past of Australia Art and Criticism'

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Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Posters
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Sample of Munyuro seeds

Sample of Munyuro seeds

Stan Mitchell collection
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Botanical specimens
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Argyle Cut, Sydney

Argyle Cut, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Argyle Cut, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1916
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Bay Road between the lakes, Mt Gambier, SA

Bay Road between the lakes, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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A rose, with birthday message

A rose, with birthday message

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Rubber stamp featuring 'Life. Be in it' character 'Aunty Ivy'

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Ivy Lovric collection
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Rubber stamps
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Ivy Lovric
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1988
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Abermain colliery

Abermain colliery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bring the frigates home

Bring the frigates home

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Royal Australian Navy
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1981
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Dawalla, King of Wgga[sic] Wagga

Dawalla, King of Wgga[sic] Wagga

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Cutting

Cutting

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Church of England, Portland

Church of England, Portland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Portland, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mail Ticket certifying Charles Rasp and Thomas Lowe partnership in share of Broken Hill Mining Company bought from Samuel Hawkins, 1885

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Marisol Martinreyes collection
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Legal documents
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1885
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Sculpture - wood - bird

Sculpture - wood - bird

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Use Victor Baking Powder

Use Victor Baking Powder

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Syringe needles

Syringe needles

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Hypodermic needles
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England, United Kingdom
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CSIRO - Division of Wildlife and Ecology
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1954
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Marble portrait bust of Captain James Cook after the artist Pajou

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Captain Cook Portrait Bust collection
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Sculptures
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rrikili
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The Girls of Gottenberg - The Titsi-Bitsi Girl

The Girls of Gottenberg - The Titsi-Bitsi Girl

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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British Military Issue Pattern 1842 Musket, or New Line, Socket Bayonet, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

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Neil Martin collection
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Socket bayonets
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England
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George Salter & Co
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1844
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mangalay
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Handwritten letter to Arthur Cocks & Co Ltd, with stamps from W R Williams, Chemist, Manly

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Gweneth Meyers collection
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Business letters
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Arthur Cocks & Co. Ltd
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Metal tray for Holden: The First Twenty Years 1948-1968

Metal tray for Holden: The First Twenty Years 1948-1968

Jack Heenan collection
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Trays
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GM Holden Ltd
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1948
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Cartoon of Paul Keating dressed as a school boy playing with Commonwealth matchbox cars

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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The Weir, Moss Vale Water Supply, N.S.W, 1906

The Weir, Moss Vale Water Supply, N.S.W, 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Barren Jack looking downstream from Contractors Tramline

Barren Jack looking downstream from Contractors Tramline

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Burrinjuck Dam, Burrinjuck, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cat sculpture

Cat sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Willlie McClelland's children

Willlie McClelland's children

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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My Land

My Land

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominica Katjirr
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Beizam triple hammershark headdress sculpture or dance mask, 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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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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Welcome Home Noble Brothers

Welcome Home Noble Brothers

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Banners
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1863
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Bark painting divided into three panels by two vertical white bands with yellow lines

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Fish
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1965
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