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Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - decorated with bee and bird motifs

Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - decorated ...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Convict love token from William Reynolds, 1829

Convict love token from William Reynolds, 1829

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Lodgestone Reed, via Townsvill, Q

Lodgestone Reed, via Townsvill, Q

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Envelope addressed to

Envelope addressed to "Mrs A.I. Maple Brown, Fonthill, Lake...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Cream cotton unlined baby cap with broderie anglaise and drawn thread work

Cream cotton unlined baby cap with broderie anglaise and dra...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Baby caps
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1860
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Eriostemon squameus

Eriostemon squameus

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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1876
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Letter from Maurice Horn, discussing illustrations for the book he is editing titled

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Letters
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New York, United States of America
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Maurice Horn
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1977
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Certificate

Certificate

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prize certificates
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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1885
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King Street, Sydney NSW

King Street, Sydney NSW

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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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Paddles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1916
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Totem Place of Wild Honey

Totem Place of Wild Honey

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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'Rakay', bark painting, native plant species

'Rakay', 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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2013
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Convict love token from M. Lang, 1840

Convict love token from M. Lang, 1840

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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2013
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Poppy Day fundraising badge

Poppy Day fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Frankston, Victoria, Australia
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Hudson Swann
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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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Lorraine Ginger
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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'Rakay', Painted hollow log, native plant species

'Rakay', Painted hollow log, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Artworks
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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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Convict love token from Alex D. Senior, 1839

Convict love token from Alex D. Senior, 1839

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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GRANVILLE SHOW. 1942, red felt show pennant with gold-coloured block text

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Colledge Family collection
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Prizes
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Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1942
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Convict love token showing a couple in elegant dress

Convict love token showing a couple in elegant dress

Timothy Millett collection
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Postcard featuring a coloured printed drawing of an Austrian soldier writing home.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1886, Champion Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1886
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'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

'Kiriwirri' by Jan Billycan, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jan Billycan
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2008
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Clear glass bowl to commemorate Australia's Centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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Sunderland, England
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Greener & Co
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1887
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Hawkesbury Bridge

Hawkesbury Bridge

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Wallaby Men Dreaming at Marru(nga)' by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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I can't bring Australia to you, but I can show you a bit of it

I can't bring Australia to you, but I can show you a bit of ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Gt. Collins St., looking West, from Russell St. Melbourne, in the 'Fifties'

Gt. Collins St., looking West, from Russell St. Melbourne, i...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Ferry Punt

Ferry Punt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pyramid of Elephants, taken at Sydney, with Messrs. George and Philip Wirth.

Pyramid of Elephants, taken at Sydney, with Messrs. George a...

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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Wirth's Circus
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Double Bay, Sydney

Double Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Chelmsford Hotel, Kurri Kurri, NSW

Chelmsford Hotel, Kurri Kurri, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Painting of an emu and snake with the sun

Painting of an emu and snake with the sun

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Colin Wightman
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Bead plane used during the construction of Old Parliament House

Bead plane used during the construction of Old Parliament Ho...

George Henry Taylor collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1926
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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 Witch

The Witch

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Mantel clock with pendulum and key presented to James Pitkeathly in 1930

Mantel clock with pendulum and key presented to James Pitkea...

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Mantel clocks
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Three young women at the entrance to a narrow suspension bridge

Three young women at the entrance to a narrow suspension bri...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Envelope, postcard and photograph relating to the Faithfull family

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ephemera
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Hollow log drum made from gum tree

Hollow log drum made from gum tree

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Musical drums
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Vernon Graham
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Young Women's Christian Association

Young Women's Christian Association

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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Cream cotton apron altered for Red Cross use during WWI fundraising

Cream cotton apron altered for Red Cross use during WWI fund...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Work aprons
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Boomerangs
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Reggie Jackson
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Two photographs on card entitled Mia Mia and Lubras, and Reflections under the bluff

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Nicholas Caire collection
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Photographs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Nicholas Caire
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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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Martin Ipilouroi
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Matchbox holder depicting Two Champions

Matchbox holder depicting Two Champions

JA Kearns collection
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Matchbox holders
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Invitation 'To have the honour of meeting Her Excellency, the Viscountess Galway...', 1938

Invitation 'To have the honour of meeting Her Excellency, th...

Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1938
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Large building in Sydney (Sydney Hospital)

Large building in Sydney (Sydney Hospital)

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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Woy Woy 2007

Woy Woy 2007

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Woy Woy, New South Wales, Australia
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1909
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Voucher for half-bottle of wine in honour of the Queen's Silver Jubilee

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Neil Jensen collection
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Vouchers
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The Baijini at Port Bradshaw, Yirrkala, 1948

The Baijini at Port Bradshaw, Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Painting no. 15, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla tears the mountain to pieces and hurls it all over the country

Painting no. 15, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Go...

Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Postcard featuring Sturt Street, Ballarat

Postcard featuring Sturt Street, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Handwritten poem

Handwritten poem

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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1935
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Listen in to 2GB Every Sunday at 9am

Listen in to 2GB Every Sunday at 9am

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Callier Marine Chronometer No 803 in a wooden case

Callier Marine Chronometer No 803 in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Paris, France
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Bernard Callier
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Masonic - Name tag

Masonic - Name tag

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Identity tags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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Photograph of William Faithfull, father of William Pitt Faithfull

Photograph of William Faithfull, father of William Pitt Fait...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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