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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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Sympathy card from Victoria Police

Sympathy card from Victoria Police "to the families of all t...

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Cards
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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Victoria Police
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2002
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

L and T Hackney collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Surveying equipment
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1768
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Pencil and watercolour on paper in Papunya style by an unknown Pintupi artist, 1971

Pencil and watercolour on paper in Papunya style by an unkno...

Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1971
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Helipterum Dimorpholepis

Helipterum Dimorpholepis

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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Sauce Dispenser

Sauce Dispenser

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dispensers
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Boronia

Boronia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Kuring Gai Chase

Kuring Gai Chase

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ku-ring-gai Chase, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Woven pandanus Yawkyawk sculpture in orange, yellow, purple and neutral tones

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Yawkyawk collection
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Sculptures
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Yikarrakkal, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Marina Murdilnga
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2005
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The Gateway, Wylde St, Potts Point NSW

The Gateway, Wylde St, Potts Point NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Keep the Home Fires Burning

Keep the Home Fires Burning

David Westcott collection no. 7
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Postcards
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1914
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Hotel Lorne, Lorne, Vic

Hotel Lorne, 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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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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John Rodgers
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1868
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Group of people having tea in a garden

Group of people having tea in a garden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Gerard Kerinauia
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Certificate with envelope and note

Certificate with envelope and note

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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Cattle grazing near water, with farm buildings in the background

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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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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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Jack
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nellie Patterson
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1982
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Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Kenny Brown collection
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Containers
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Milikapiti, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Kenny Brown
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2013
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Trevallyn & West Tamar Road, Launceston, Tas

Trevallyn & West Tamar Road, Launceston, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Trevallyn, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Man O' War steps, Sydney

Man O' War steps, 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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The Drawing Room, Wentworth House, Sydney

The Drawing Room, Wentworth House, 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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1911
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QSL card for VK8T, The voice of the Inland

QSL card for VK8T, The voice of the Inland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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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 Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Paul D. Meldi
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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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Unknown
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Tax Stamps sheet

Tax Stamps sheet

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Financial records
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Shepparton, Goulburn Valley, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Carmelo Mirabelli
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1957
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Sketch of Beth Dean in a seated dance pose wearing an orange-brown costume with white swirls, [5 min Sketch by Bill Constable 1950]

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Sketches
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Brick Day, Soldiers' Home

Brick Day, Soldiers' Home

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Soldiers' Home League Inc
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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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Gibson Pootchemunka
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Small magnifying glass, 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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Film negative - Mustering yards, Oenpelli, Northern Territory,  photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Postcard featuring racehorse - Gladsome

Postcard featuring racehorse - Gladsome

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Art Series
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Letter of thanks from the President of Sydney Legacy, W B Gibson, to Enid Glover

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Legacy Club
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1953
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Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon King O'Malley

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Transport passes
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Australia
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Commonwealth Railways
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Diary of George Dovers, Antarctica 1911-1913

Diary of George Dovers, Antarctica 1911-1913

George and Robert Dovers collection
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Diaries
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Antarctica
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George H. Dovers
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1911
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QSL card for 2SM, Broadcasting Station

QSL card for 2SM, Broadcasting Station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1936
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DTMCIW magnetometer S/N 16

DTMCIW magnetometer S/N 16

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Top End

Top End

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Archibald Fountain, Hyde Park

Archibald Fountain, Hyde Park

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Hyde Park, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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Kangaroos

Kangaroos

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Heba Barlow

Heba Barlow

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Original Sorry badge and card produced by Link-Up

Original Sorry badge and card produced by Link-Up

Peter Read collection
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Badges
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Chemin de fer Glion - Rochers de Naye.  Altitude 2044 metres.

Chemin de fer Glion - Rochers de Naye. Altitude 2044 metres...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Film negative - Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Film negative - Alice Springs, Northern Territory, photograp...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from the Prime Minister's Lodge

Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from ...

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Chairs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruth Lane Poole
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1926
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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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Nicola James
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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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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Francis Xavier Puruntatameri
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Union Jack with rising sum

Union Jack with rising sum

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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For Our King Lower Light, 1918

For Our King Lower Light, 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Environmental Textures

Environmental Textures

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Delia Summers collection
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Plates
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Tasmania, Australia
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Delia Summers
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This is why we wear our hats turned up at the side

This is why we wear our hats turned up at the side

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Courtroom sketch 'Mrs Roberta Elston Crown Witness.' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 8 October 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Mrs Roberta Elston Crown Witness.' by Vero...

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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Typical portraits of the aborigines

Typical portraits of the aborigines

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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