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Child's drawing - There are men spearing turtle in the Appel Channel at Mornington Island by Athol Thomas age 14yrs

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Athol Thomas
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Five koalas

Five koalas

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Roy Chevathen
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Scots School, Bathurst, Swimming Pool Fund

Scots School, Bathurst, Swimming Pool Fund

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 4 Cooktown Orchid

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 4 Cooktown Orchid

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Sculptures
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Naomi Tipakalippa
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Haji Sir Abdullah Haroon Memorial Tennis Tournament 1951 Ladies Doubles trophy

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Thompson Family collection
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Trophies
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Pakistan
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1951
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Little girl playing with a doll held by a woman

Little girl playing with a doll held by a woman

Thompson Family collection
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Robyn Butterworth
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The Antartic compay in 'The Ticket of Leave'

The Antartic compay in 'The Ticket of Leave'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black and white photograph of Enid Glover, Howley St., Five Dock

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Visatone Studios
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1951
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nilus Kerinaiua
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Woman holding a child, and a man on the veranda of a timber house

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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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Card printed with a 1737 prophecy entitled OLD AND NEW

Card printed with a 1737 prophecy entitled OLD AND NEW

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1737
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HEATHCOTE.-(North End)

HEATHCOTE.-(North End)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Roseanne Nawirridj
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Poppy Day Appeal 1946 fundraising badge

Poppy Day Appeal 1946 fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Returned Services League
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1946
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Moratorium badge 'No more Vietnam Stop conscription now'

Moratorium badge 'No more Vietnam Stop conscription now'

Robert Scates collection
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Political badges
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Robert Scates
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1965
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Gupupuyngu mortuary rites.

Gupupuyngu mortuary rites.

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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Binyinyuway
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1967
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1941
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Spear

Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Burdekin River Bridge, Queensland Northern Railway, North Queensland

Burdekin River Bridge, Queensland Northern Railway, North Qu...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Burdekin River, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Containers
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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Mayapu E. Thomas
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2007
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Grenfell Street, Adelaide

Grenfell Street, 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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Kangaroo and sun

Kangaroo and sun

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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THE SPIT, MIDDLE HARBOUR, SYDNEY.

THE SPIT, MIDDLE HARBOUR, SYDNEY.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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The Spit, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Duedolgong Tribe, Argyle'

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Edmund Milne collection
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Argyle, New South Wales, Australia
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King John Cry
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1948 36hp Daimler landaulette as used in the 1954 Royal Tour of Australia

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John Harvey collection
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Motor cars
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England, United Kingdom
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1947
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Plaque presented by the Government of NSW to commemorate the official opening of the Sydney Opera House in 1973

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Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Plaques
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Government
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1973
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Glass plate negative of an earthen birds nest colony

Glass plate negative of an earthen birds nest colony

Gladstone Weatherstone collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Parkesbourne, New South Wales, Australia
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Gladstone Weatherstone
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Portrait photograph of Paul Kelly

Portrait photograph of Paul Kelly

Jon Lewis collection
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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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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1919
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A Beautiful Home in the Mountains, Mount Lofty, SA

A Beautiful Home in the Mountains, Mount Lofty, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Lofty, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The bright spot for Australians between Home and the Trenches

The bright spot for Australians between Home and the Trenche...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Jimmy
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Christmas card for 1967, produced by Al Grassby and his family

Christmas card for 1967, produced by Al Grassby and his fami...

Al Grassby collection
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Christmas cards
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Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
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Hon Al J. Grassby
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1967
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Music stick

Music stick

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Clapsticks
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Small metal bottle and can opener with some red paint on the back

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Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Kitchenware
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The Mitchell Library

The Mitchell Library

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
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1926
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Grenfell Street, Adelaide, SA

Grenfell Street, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Poster -

Poster - "Development Peace International Women's Year"

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Circular Quay in Sydney

Circular Quay in Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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England, United Kingdom
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Child's drawing - This is my Uncle Cyril. He around a bit by Rosemary Harris, Alice Springs NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rosemary Harris
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Ceramic souvenir mug

Ceramic souvenir mug

David Kaus collection no. 3
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Mugs
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Convict love token engraved with the names Richard Painter and Abel Deeley, 1838

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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view of chain of ponds, near Adelaide, SA

view of chain of ponds, near Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1930
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Convict love token from Joseph Podmore and John Sheperd, 1769

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Child's drawing - This is Mr Whitlam pouring sand ... by Frankie Patterson

Child's drawing - This is Mr Whitlam pouring sand ... by Fra...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Frankie Patterson
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Envelope addressed to Dame Pattie Menzies, GBE

Envelope addressed to Dame Pattie Menzies, GBE

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Syv Sostre Hilsen fra Ceiranger [depicts a waterfall]

Syv Sostre Hilsen fra Ceiranger [depicts a waterfall]

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Telescopic propelling pencil

Telescopic propelling pencil

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Writing equipment
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Saint Mary's Basilica Sydney NSW

Saint Mary's Basilica Sydney NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1969
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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St Patrick's Church, Albury, NSW

St Patrick's Church, Albury, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Hughie Yates
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