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Bark painting depicting turtles and snakes

Bark painting depicting turtles and snakes

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Muta
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Emu egg carved with image of Alva Reid by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of Alva Reid by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Racing silks worn in the 1897 and 1898 Melbourne Cup races on Gaulus and The Grafter

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William Forrester collection
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Riding habits
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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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Cumberland River, Lorne

Cumberland River, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cumberland River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 1

Sketches of Tommy's life - Out on rest - No 1

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Winter Sunset off Southbourne

Winter Sunset off Southbourne

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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O Gauge House model train set comprising NSW 36 Class locomotive and SA bogie flat wagon

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Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy trains
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Ladies' Baths and View of Wollongong

Ladies' Baths and View of Wollongong

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Osmond Creek (Dadah aw Ning), Texas Downs

Osmond Creek (Dadah aw Ning), Texas Downs

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Prints
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Queenie M. Nakarra
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1996
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Departure of HMS Gibralter, Sydney 24.12.10

Departure of HMS Gibralter, Sydney 24.12.10

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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1910
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Portrait photograph of Maisy Middleton

Portrait photograph of Maisy Middleton

Jon Lewis collection
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Jon Lewis
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Wangurnu by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2011

Wangurnu by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2011

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Paintings
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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Ulysses [ship]

Ulysses [ship]

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Springfield; Side of house; South Verandah

Springfield; Side of house; South Verandah

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Municipal Buildings, hasings

Municipal Buildings, hasings

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Courtroom sketch 'Pauling & Barker (Crown), Jury.' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 13 October 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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St Stephen's Womens Guild fete

St Stephen's Womens Guild fete

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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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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Angelo Munkara
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A fair prospect

A fair prospect

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Wages book

Wages book

J B Young Ltd collection
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Wages books
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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1946
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Letters
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Chungking, China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Spearthrower collected by Daisy Bates from Aboriginal visitors to her Ooldea camp

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Herbert Browne collection
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Spearthrowers
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1920
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Pearl's Hair

Pearl's Hair

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Labels
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Miss Zena Dare

Miss Zena Dare

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England, United Kingdom
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The Rotary Photographic Company Ltd
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Cyclist and friend at 'Clydeville', Broken Hill, NSW, 1907

Cyclist and friend at 'Clydeville', Broken Hill, NSW, 1907

Cycling in Australia - Ephemera collection no.1
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The Ostriches

The Ostriches

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Richmond, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
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Three page folded letter from John Close to Alice Close, Antarctica 1911

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John Collinson Close collection
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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1912
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Bark painting depicting a ceremonial trepang (beche de mer) and features suckerfish, stingrays and sharks by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1966

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1966
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'Lake Disappointment' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

'Lake Disappointment' by Yanjimi Peter Rowlands, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Parnngurr, Western Australia, Australia
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Yanjimi P. Rowlands
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2008
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Message stick

Message stick

Edmund Milne collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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390 & 392 Bondi Junction, Sydney

390 & 392 Bondi Junction, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi Junction, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Ngapawarla Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

'Ngapawarla Jila' by Nyuju Stumpy Brown, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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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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Inv: 'Dance of the long-legged Swamp Bird', on Bark: 'Diver Duck Dance'

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bilinyarra
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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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Botanical Gardens - Sydney

Botanical Gardens - Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Guerre 1914-1916, Ypes - La Rue au Beurre - Butter Street

Guerre 1914-1916, Ypes - La Rue au Beurre - Butter Street

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ypres, Belguim
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1914
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Portrait photograph of Peta Toppano

Portrait photograph of Peta Toppano

Jon Lewis collection
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Convict love token from R.S.

Convict love token from R.S.

Timothy Millett collection
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Sepia photograph of 3 men standing near a cart, and one man lying on the ground near a kettle

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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George III beef wood (casuarina) and tulipwood banded Pembroke White-Hamond table from the First Fleet

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First Fleet Table collection
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Tables
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London, England
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Surgeon-General John White
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1788
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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Hand drawn plan of a house

Hand drawn plan of a house

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Architectural plans
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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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Robina Tipakili
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'The Bremer Island Turtle Man' by Mawalan Marika, Yirrkala, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan 1 Marika
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1967
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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Engraved boab nut 'Hunting and Gathering - Camp Life' by Jack Wherra

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Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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You Are On Aboriginal Land

You Are On Aboriginal Land

Brad Manera collection
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T-shirts
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Australia
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Mr Brad Manera
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1985
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'Djirird and Damala' by Narritjin Maymuru of Yirrkala, painted in Darwin, 1967

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1967
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of draped allied flags of WW I on either side of an unfurled Union Jack

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Nankeen kestrel

Nankeen kestrel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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Turtle

Turtle

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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Louis J. Tipungwuti
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Ladies dyed pink satin left tango shoe, with a clear cut bead at the centre top

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dancing shoes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Callaghan Shoe Company
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1920
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Copy-translation of a testamur from the University of Latvia certifying that Lilija Busmanis (Brakmanis) acquired the degree of a Doctor for Dental Disease, in 1933

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Dace Dzelzkalns collection
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Testamurs
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Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1947
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A woman standing on the veranda of a timber house named

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A welcome pool. Birthday greetings

A welcome pool. Birthday greetings

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Olga Dorfner

Black and white photograph of US swimmer Olga Dorfner

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Philadelphia, United States of America
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Miss Olga Dorfner
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1917
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Victoria Agricultural Society 1858 'Oats' Jas Bryden

Victoria Agricultural Society 1858 'Oats' Jas Bryden

Victoria Agricultural Society collection
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Medals
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Victoria, Australia
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1858
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Children's drawing of house by Anna Maria Tipiloura, Bathurst Island NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anna M. Tipiloura
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