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Postman's standard issue dark blue cloth peaked cap with red PMG badge

Postman's standard issue dark blue cloth peaked cap with red...

Catherine Davenport collection
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Caps
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Riverwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Robert P. Davenport
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1949
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Convict love token from Samuel Sergent, 1830

Convict love token from Samuel Sergent, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Magellan Clouds

The Magellan Clouds

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kulpidja
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1948
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Pencil sketch of crossed flags and emblems and a drawn table of numbers

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J Wyszogrodzki collection no. 1
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Sketches
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Model boomerang

Model boomerang

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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Convict love token from Samuel Smith, 1839

Convict love token from Samuel Smith, 1839

Convict Love Token collection no. 2
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Convict love tokens
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1839
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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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Robyn
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Boomerang with pointed ends and incised with alternating concentric circle design, from Queensland

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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Queensland, Australia
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Red card holder for Copy of Freedom, City of London

Red card holder for Copy of Freedom, City of London

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Card holders
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Digging stick - wana

Digging stick - wana

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Digging sticks
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Blackstone (Papulankutja Aboriginal community), Western Australia, ...
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Mrs Mamie Butler
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2016
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Fish 2

Fish 2

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Tom Harris on Creamy

Tom Harris on Creamy

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Wedding of Jessie Baker and William Harris with Lucian Faithfull standing on left

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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'Martilirri, Kalpaa and Kartaru' by Ngamaru Bidu, 2008

'Martilirri, Kalpaa and Kartaru' by Ngamaru Bidu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Ngamaru Bidu
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2008
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The monolith, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

The monolith, 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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Dark brown leather wallet used by Ben Chifley

Dark brown leather wallet used by Ben Chifley

MJ Brown collection
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Wallets
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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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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Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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Haydon Rotumnh
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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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Columba
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Courtroom sketch 'Crown Witness' by Veronica O'Leary 1982

Courtroom sketch 'Crown Witness' by Veronica O'Leary 1982

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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King William Street, Adelaide, SA

King William 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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Illustrated catalogue of manually operated Koerstz wool presses

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Dave and Clive Koerstz collection
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Catalogues
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Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia
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C Koerstz Company
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1965
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Two men with horses

Two men with horses

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Charles Hammond
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Round the grass-tuft glided a pearly shell.

Round the grass-tuft glided a pearly shell.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Mother-of-pearl button

Mother-of-pearl button

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Buttons
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Fish traps
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1912
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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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Wave Hill, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jill King Labarooy Nangala
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Message stick

Message stick

Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Message sticks
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Madi
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1965
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Pair of Holden cufflinks

Pair of Holden cufflinks

Jack Heenan collection
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Cufflinks
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GM Holden Ltd
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Bark Painting, Fishing Scene showing Dugong and Turtle, from Groote Eylandt, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Main Road Map of Japan, 1953

Main Road Map of Japan, 1953

Thompson Family collection
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Road maps
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Government House, from Botanical Gardens, Melbourne

Government House, from Botanical Gardens, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Government House, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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dot painting

dot painting

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 Senate chamber, Federal Parliament House, Canberra

The Senate chamber, Federal Parliament House, Canberra

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Post office, Queanbeyan

Post office, Queanbeyan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1906
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Australasian Federal Convention souvenir poster 1898

Australasian Federal Convention souvenir poster 1898

Federal Convention Print 1898 collection
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Posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Government of Victoria
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1898
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Badge titled 'No Troops for Sinai'

Badge titled 'No Troops for Sinai'

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Political badges
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Sinai, Egypt
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1982
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The Chalet, Lorne, Vic

The Chalet, 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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Black and white photograph of Francis De Groot cutting ribbon at opening of Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1932

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic prints
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Francis De Groot
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1932
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Handwritten knitting patterns

Handwritten knitting patterns

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Knitting patterns
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Round coiled woven basket and coasters

Round coiled woven basket and coasters

Florence Gaby collection
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Baskets
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Mortise gauge (seven inch)

Mortise gauge (seven inch)

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking gauges
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Mr George H. Taylor
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John Cumming, by C Nettleton of North Melbourne

John Cumming, by C Nettleton of North Melbourne

Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Nettleton
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1867
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Ochre sample used by Kenny Brown, 2013

Ochre sample used by Kenny Brown, 2013

Kenny Brown collection
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Ochre
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Mr Kenny Brown
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Boomerang with red pigment

Boomerang with red pigment

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Electronic microscope S/N 398522

Electronic microscope S/N 398522

Australian Survey Office collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Margaret Anglin

Margaret Anglin

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Talma & Co
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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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Elizabeth
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March on Palm Sunday March 27 1988

March on Palm Sunday March 27 1988

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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1988
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Ship docked at timber wharves with city behind

Ship docked at timber wharves with city behind

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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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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Denham Island, Queensland, Australia
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Hazel Roughsey
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With Greetings from Picton

With Greetings from Picton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Picton, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Barawind.

Barawind.

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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Kolbitja
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1969
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Armband

Armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Men on horseback

Men on horseback

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Charles Hammond
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Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Auntie Val's Blue Birds - 2GB

Enid Treadgold collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Angus & Coote, Jewellers
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1935
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Convict love token from Wm Hy. Stanford, April 28, 1820

Convict love token from Wm Hy. Stanford, April 28, 1820

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nancy Taylor
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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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South Australia, Australia
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Billy Cooley
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1982
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