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Memorial manuscript containing the petition of John Batman to Colonel George Arthur for leave to marry convict Eliza Thompson (alias Elizabeth Callaghan), 1828

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John Batman Documents collection
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Manuscripts
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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John Batman
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1828
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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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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Model spear

Model spear

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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Hazel Faithfull seated on a cane chair with four dogs around her in a garden setting.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1901
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Richard Long
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Photograph of a man with scaring on his chest

Photograph of a man with scaring on his chest

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Budgerigar

Budgerigar

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Model club

Model club

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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Painting depicts fourteen small rectangles between band of pigment rendered across the top and the bottom

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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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Polly Miller, Poinomaju
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1965
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Kogarah Public School

Kogarah Public School

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Leviathan Rock, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

The Leviathan Rock, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Buffalo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Mythological men's camp at Mallierra (post initiation) ceremonies at Winparrku

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Charlie T. Tjungurrayi
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1978
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The Saturday Magazine

The Saturday Magazine

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Bark painting depicting yams, decorated with dots, in centre with six birds

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1967
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Marine Parade, Lorne, Vic

Marine Parade, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard featuring a photograph of an army band, followed by soldiers marching three abreast, on a dusty road

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Bark painting depicting a hunter of the dreamtime called Migganarg.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Yirawala
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Qualco Soldiers Fund

Qualco Soldiers Fund

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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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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Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Annie Saward
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Kogarah Public School

Kogarah Public School

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Susanne Hayes
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Sheoak Creek, Lorne

Sheoak Creek, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Charles H. Young
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Colour Photograph - Part of a collage of photos of protests at the South African Embassy, Canberra.

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Kerry Browning collection
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Tureen marked with the crest of the Union Club of Hobart Town, made by Minton & Boyle, about 1840

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Terence Lane collection
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Tureens
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Stoke-on-Trent, England
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Minton and Boyle
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1840
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Loch Scaraig Skye

Loch Scaraig Skye

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Fingal's Cave, Staffa

Fingal's Cave, Staffa

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Painting depicts two rainbow snakes

Painting depicts two rainbow snakes

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fred D. Narraldol
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Postcard featuring a watercolour drawing of twined Australian and Union Jack flags

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Bride and groom with attendants

Bride and groom with attendants

Margot Child collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Margot Child
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'Wundan', bark painting, native plant species

'Wundan', bark painting, native plant species

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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2014
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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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Owen Koomeeta
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Playing Football

Playing Football

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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Barry Ullungurra
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Artist's sketchbook with abstract geometric petroglyph, rock rubbings, drawings and embossed prints worked in lead pencil and coloured pencil [Petroglyph Diary]

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Judith-Rose Thomas colle...
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Sketchbooks
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Tasmania, Australia
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Judith R. Thomas
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Lett's Eighteen Penny Diary and Almanack for 1861

Lett's Eighteen Penny Diary and Almanack for 1861

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Diaries
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1860
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Gould League of Bird Lovers, New South Wales, membership certificate to Bill Sutton

Gould League of Bird Lovers, New South Wales, membership cer...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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F B. Rodriguez
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1910
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A Prime Minister

A Prime Minister

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dalimbu.

Dalimbu.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bukanda
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1969
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Scout's Artist badge certificate

Scout's Artist badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1946
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Hume Weir and reflections, Albury, NSW

Hume Weir and reflections, Albury, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hume Reservoir, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Jay Jay Okocha

Jay Jay Okocha

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Photographs
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Courtroom sketch 'Dr. Hector Orams, Dental Surgeon.' 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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Town Dance

Town Dance

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Figure with spear

Figure with spear

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Sculpture - wood - lizard

Sculpture - wood - lizard

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Making the Cut Line with Len Beadell by Jean Burke

Making the Cut Line with Len Beadell by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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Pearl's Hair

Pearl's Hair

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Labels
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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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Dip circle made by Dover-Charlton

Dip circle made by Dover-Charlton

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Blue and gold coloured dance program with a cherub decoration on the front and a green ribbon attached

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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The Man, Mik-mik

The Man, Mik-mik

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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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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Jennifer
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Bride and groom

Bride and groom

Margot Child collection
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Photographs
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Mrs Margot Child
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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Vict...

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reverend John Grosse
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1834
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Circles and lines on a blue background

Circles and lines on a blue background

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Mrs Ann Deane's will, July 1845

Mrs Ann Deane's will, July 1845

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Legal documents
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1845
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George's Terrace, Perth, WA

George's Terrace, 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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Armband

Armband

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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