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Portrait of Namiatjira carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Namiatjira carved into an emu egg

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Bill Reid
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1975
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Handwritten recipes

Handwritten recipes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Did They Beat The Drum Slowly As They Lowered You Down?

Did They Beat The Drum Slowly As They Lowered You Down?

Ellen Jose collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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White ochre belonging to Paul House (Ngambri)

White ochre belonging to Paul House (Ngambri)

Paul House collection no.2
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Ochre specimens
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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New Zealand

New Zealand

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Five piece customised hat block

Five piece customised hat block

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hat blocks
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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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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Elizabeth Trindle
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Helicopter (Flat Chopper) by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Helicopter (Flat Chopper) by Polly Pawuya Jackson

Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Sculptures
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Polly P. Jackson
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Metal inkwell that has a sculpted kangaroo with a joey in its pouch next to an inkpot shaped like a rock.

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Terence Lane collection
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Inkwells
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1900
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Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The Philp Cabinet

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The Phil...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Tipping Olympics, Melbourne 1956 - Rome 1960

The Tipping Olympics, Melbourne 1956 - Rome 1960

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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E W. Tipping
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1956
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Lucian and Ethel Faithfull returning from honeymoon in 1895.

Lucian and Ethel Faithfull returning from honeymoon in 1895.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1895
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'Singer' oil can

'Singer' oil can

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Sewing machine accessories
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Australian Peace Committee Supports World Disarmament Campaign

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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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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Cylindrical tin can

Cylindrical tin can

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Moneyboxes
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A glimpse of Sydney from Neutral Bay

A glimpse of Sydney from Neutral Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black and white photograph of the 1937 Australian Women's Cricket Team

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Nance Pownall collection
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Photographs
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London, England
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Central Press Photos Ltd
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1937
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Woven pandanus leaf headband

Woven pandanus leaf headband

Lockhart River Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre collection
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Headbands
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Evelyn Omeenyo
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2001
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Repose

Repose

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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John H. Clark
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1813
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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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'Royal' of the West, Bathurst Show prize certificate awarded to V M Wilson, 1975

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1975
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Constance Faithfull

Constance Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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The Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Patterns
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Embroidery sampler

Embroidery sampler

Rose Pellet Sampler collection
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Textile samplers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Rose A. Pellet
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1847
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A difficult angle

A difficult angle

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Mulberry Tree, Oldest Fruit Tree in the State, Kingscote, K.I.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Silver coloured metal coffeepot

Silver coloured metal coffeepot

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffeepots
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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Black and white photograph of US swimmer Charlotte Boyle, 1917

Black and white photograph of US swimmer Charlotte Boyle, 19...

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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New York, United States of America
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Miss Charlotte Boyle
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1917
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Convict love token engraved with the initials G.W., J.W. and W.W., 1834

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Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Wombyan [sic - Wambeyan] Cave

Wombyan [sic - Wambeyan] Cave

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wombeyan Caves, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weight and Centre of Gravity Schedule for G-AERD, 16 March 1980

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Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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Glass plate negative - Rock engravings, Deception Creek east, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, between 1905 and 1914

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Deception Creek, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1900
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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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Felicity Bundock
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'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1978

'Yumari', painted by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1978

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Uta Uta Tjangala
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1978
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Murwillumbah Fire. 15/09/07. From Church Hill P.O. and Bank Ruins on the Right

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1907
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We want to be nuclear free

We want to be nuclear free

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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1981
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Ostrich Chicks Hatching

Ostrich Chicks Hatching

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

The Ocean Beach, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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South Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Breastplate presented to the Yandruwandha people of Cooper Creek

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James de Pury collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Alfred Howitt
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1862
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1/4 Mile Australasian Championship 1926 - 2nd place medal

1/4 Mile Australasian Championship 1926 - 2nd place medal

Ken Ross collection
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Sports medals
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Mr Ken Ross
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1926
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Redleaf Pool, Double Bay Showing Darling Pt. Sydney

Redleaf Pool, Double Bay Showing Darling Pt. 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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Pearl of sweet Ceylon fairer & rarer

Pearl of sweet Ceylon fairer & rarer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ceylon
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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1906
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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, 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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Morris Tobias
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1830
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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 Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Kristin
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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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Sofala, New South Wales, Australia
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Karen Price
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The Bridge and Great Ocean Road, Wye River, Vic

The Bridge and Great Ocean Road, Wye River, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Wye River, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Overlooking Sydney Harbour, Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

Overlooking Sydney Harbour, Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Dress

Dress

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dresses
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1810
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Bloom Mill Dept. (Top of Soaking Pits, Where Ingots are heated for Rolling]

Bloom Mill Dept. (Top of Soaking Pits, Where Ingots are heat...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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J B Young Limited furniture store, Fyshwick

J B Young Limited furniture store, Fyshwick

J B Young Ltd collection
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Photographs
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Fyshwick, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Young Holdings Ltd
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Protests during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Protests during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Tasmania, Australia
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Peter Lord
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Symmetrical brown boomerang

Symmetrical brown boomerang

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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Lyndhurst

Lyndhurst

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Lyndhurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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Scout's National Service Record

Scout's National Service Record

Barry Williams collection
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Cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1942
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Hungarian Lilliputians Midget City

Hungarian Lilliputians Midget City

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hungary
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lubra & Child, River Murray, S.A.

Lubra & Child, River Murray, S.A.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Contributions to Australian Orchidology

Contributions to Australian Orchidology

Jean Galbraith collection
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Books
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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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