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Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Australia
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Addition drives me mad

Addition drives me mad

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Gagarrar, Menyaba and Wuluwulg - a Bremer Island story

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mathaman Marika
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1910
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Pair of leather work gloves

Pair of leather work gloves

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Gloves
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Transparent plastic packet of white and pink cotton balls

Transparent plastic packet of white and pink cotton balls

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Cotton wool balls
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Black presentation case with red satin lining

Black presentation case with red satin lining

Terence Lane collection
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Presentation cases
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Soup spoon of nickel silver

Soup spoon of nickel silver

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Soup spoons
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope.

The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1827
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1983
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The Rowing Club, Murray River, Mildura, Vic

The Rowing Club, Murray River, Mildura, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mildura, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Brass munitions shell with incised decorative design [trench art]

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Terence Lane collection
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Ornaments
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1918
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Typed transcript of the handwritten proclamation McRobertson Land on dated February 18th 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Documents
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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Bark painting 'Yirritja Narra flying fox dance' by George Milpurrurru, Milingimbi, 1966

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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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George Milpurrurru
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1966
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Cartoon depicting Pope John Paul II

Cartoon depicting Pope John Paul II

John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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1986
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Snake Dreaming for Children by  Uta Uta Tjangala, 1972  polymer on board

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1972
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Sunshine Review, no. 27, January 1955

Sunshine Review, no. 27, January 1955

Loretta Edmonston collection
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Newsletters
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Sunshine Harvester Works
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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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Green glazed kangaroo and lily shape vase

Green glazed kangaroo and lily shape vase

Terence Lane collection
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Vases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Fowler Pottery Works
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1920
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Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Before Initiation Boys Receive Presents

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1973
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La Perouse Monument La Perouse N.S.W.

La Perouse Monument La Perouse N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Amber bead necklace

Amber bead necklace

Guna Kinne collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Latvia
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1950
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Sydney, La Ville et le Port

Sydney, La Ville et le Port

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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Clear glass bottle in the form of a standing kangaroo holding a cricket bat

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Terence Lane collection
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Bottles
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Australia
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1910
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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Shields
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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BLACKBUTT TREE, 280ft., Cir. 59ft.

BLACKBUTT TREE, 280ft., Cir. 59ft.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Large tin of 'Horsielicious' mock pet food

Large tin of 'Horsielicious' mock pet food

Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses collection
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Tins
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses
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Dark red 'Mary Jane'-style young girl's shoes

Dark red 'Mary Jane'-style young girl's shoes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Farmers Co Ltd
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Child's drawing - Dugong and Turtle Hunting by Lionel, Mornington Island QLD

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lionel
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October 1919. A terraced rice field near Wuting

October 1919. A terraced rice field near Wuting

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Plaited twine made of plant fibre

Plaited twine made of plant fibre

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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String
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The Victorian Naturalist

The Victorian Naturalist

Jean Galbraith collection
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Books
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Colour photograph captioned 'Inn, place of birth of Jan Zagora ... 1988'

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George Zagora collection
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Photographs
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Propaganda and the Peace Movement

Propaganda and the Peace Movement

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Booklets
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G Brown
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SGBSC soccer team 1969

SGBSC soccer team 1969

St George Budapest Soccer Club collection
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Photographic postcards
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Australia's New Parliament House Site Open Day

Australia's New Parliament House Site Open Day

Parliament House Construction Authority collection no. 1
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Posters
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Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1986
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Photocopy of technical diagram for installation and display of Parliament House Embroidery, top elevation

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Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Diagrams
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Certificate written in Polish and English permitting A Jedrzejowski to take photographs

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Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Certificates
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1943
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Burnt shops Kalgan looting 24-6-1914

Burnt shops Kalgan looting 24-6-1914

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Sung to the Tune of 'Oh what a mouth'

Sung to the Tune of 'Oh what a mouth'

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress 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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Woodenbong, New South Wales, Australia
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Reslyn Davis
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Holden tiepin

Holden tiepin

Jack Heenan collection
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Tiepins
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GM Holden Ltd
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Standard Novels No. VI - The Last of the Mohicans.

Standard Novels No. VI - The Last of the Mohicans.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1831
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, Special Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1889
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Untitled child's drawing by Iris Nuggett, Alice Springs NT

Untitled child's drawing by Iris Nuggett, Alice Springs NT

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Iris Nuggett
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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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Areyonga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Joseph
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Brazil

Brazil

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Child's drawing ? Traditional Aboriginal Shelter

Child's drawing ? Traditional Aboriginal Shelter

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Banambul
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Black lines on brown

Black lines on brown

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Dip pen handle

Dip pen handle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pens
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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1909
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly with two unidentified Chinese men looking at three statues in a glass case, 1963

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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China
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1963
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'Bundjungu', bark painting, native plant species

'Bundjungu', 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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2012
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Pencil drawing of a caricature of media mogul Rupert Murdoch dressed as a film director

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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Lilian Faithfull

Lilian Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Barron Falls, from station, Cairns, Q

Barron Falls, from station, Cairns, Q

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Barron Falls, Cairns District, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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1954
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Robilt toy train tank wagon

Robilt toy train tank wagon

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway cars
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