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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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American fighter aeroplane headdress by Mafali Nona

American fighter aeroplane headdress by Mafali Nona

Solomon and Josephine Ahmat collection
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Headdresses
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Mafili Nona
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Garden Party for Bishop Barlow

Garden Party for Bishop Barlow

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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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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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gladys
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Bark painting by Roy Dadaynga Marika.

Bark painting by Roy Dadaynga Marika.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Roy Dadaynga Marika
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1975
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Silk batik by Nyukana Baker

Silk batik by Nyukana Baker

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Textile panels
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Model spearthrower

Model spearthrower

JC Le Souef collection
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Small scale models
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Elwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Albert A. Le Souef
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1868
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Anawari Inpiti Mitchell and Nora Nginana Davidson, 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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Anawari I. Mitchell
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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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Drawings
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Helen
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Earth is flat, pigs can fly & nuclear power is safe

Earth is flat, pigs can fly & nuclear power is safe

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Convict love token engraved with the initials G.W., J.W. and W.W., 1834

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Timothy Millett collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for Geroone, Chief of Unanderra

Aboriginal breastplate for Geroone, Chief of Unanderra

Harry Ziegler collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Unanderra, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Ziegler
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1962
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Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which was given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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Australia
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William Bayly
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1776
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Woodworking brace

Woodworking brace

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Woodworking braces
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Convict love token from E.A.

Convict love token from E.A.

Timothy Millett collection
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Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser wearing pyjamas and carrying a very large crying baby

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Clarrie King
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1976
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Pair of ladies mauve leather shoes with a baby Louis heel and a narrow pointed toe

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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1910
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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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Catherine Bilney
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Whitehall Guest House, Sorrento, Vic

Whitehall Guest House, Sorrento, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sorrento, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kennedy Jungarrayi Sims
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Five men and a woman standing on the verandah of a cottage

Five men and a woman standing on the verandah of a cottage

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bottle of wine labelled 'P.S. Enterprise Angove's Riverboat Red', sold to fund a river boat race between PS Enterprise and PS Etona at Echuca in 1974

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Graeme Niehus collection
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Wine bottles
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South Australia, Australia
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Angove's Pty Ltd
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1974
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Knife

Knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Stone tools
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In Memory of the Victims of Bali in Loving Reflection

In Memory of the Victims of Bali in Loving Reflection

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Commemorative banners
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Flemington, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Pencil sketch depicting a church and lake

Pencil sketch depicting a church and lake

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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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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The Boulevard & Clarence River, Grafton, NSW

The Boulevard & Clarence River, Grafton, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Clarence River, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Convict love token from William Dawson, 1811

Convict love token from William Dawson, 1811

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Delys Yunkaporta
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Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Harold Holt engaging in various different athletic activities

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Earl Ewers collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1966
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1890, Special Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1890
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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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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Adam Jupurrula
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Poster

Poster

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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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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Tool

Tool

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Surface finishing tools
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Good Old Sydney - Dear Else, I'm having a Right, Real, Rattling, Ripping, Rollicking, Rousing time. Yours to a cinder, Hild

Good Old Sydney - Dear Else, I'm having a Right, Real, Rattl...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Courtroom sketch 'Dr. Tony Jones, forensic pathologist cross examined by Mr Andrew Kirkham' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 8 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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Lorraine Ginger
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Working Men's Association Port Adelaide No.2644

Working Men's Association Port Adelaide No.2644

Andrew Reeves collection no. 3
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Membership badges
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Port Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Waterside Workers Federation (Port Adelaide Branch)
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Plumber Gasfitter

Plumber Gasfitter

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Frank Proust at crash site of Southern Cloud

Frank Proust at crash site of Southern Cloud

Frank Proust collection
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Photographs
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Alan Kemp
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1958
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Disembarkation tag worn by Erin Craig when arriving in San Francisco on the SS 'Lurline' in 1946

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Erin Craig collection
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Travel documents
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San Francisco, California, United States of America
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Erin Craig
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1946
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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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Mervyn Pamtoonda
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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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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Harold Nayinggul
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Wilfred Nawirij
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1907 Church Parade

1907 Church Parade

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Glass plate negative - Aboriginal rock engravings, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1906

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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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1905
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Springfield parasol

Springfield parasol

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Parasols
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Miniature coolamon with incised decoration

Miniature coolamon with incised decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Containers
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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia 1903 'Suffolk Punch Entire'

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David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1903
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Reef Dreaming

Reef Dreaming

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Postcard of the shop of H Matthews General Merchant

Postcard of the shop of H Matthews General Merchant

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Martin
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Union Club, Bligh Street, Sydney

Union Club, Bligh 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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Inserts from The Illustrated London News for May 10 1856

Inserts from The Illustrated London News for May 10 1856

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Magazine inserts
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London, England
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The Illustrated London News
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1856
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Green plastic swizzle stick advertising Rhodes Holden, Melbourne

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Jack Heenan collection
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Promotional material
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GM Holden Ltd
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Castle Hill, Townsville

Castle Hill, Townsville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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