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Zwitsal Baby - Zalf baby ointment

Zwitsal Baby - Zalf baby ointment

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Ointments
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1949
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Oblong tie-dyed yellow silk scarf

Oblong tie-dyed yellow silk scarf

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Carol Horton collection
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Scarves
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Tasmania, Australia
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Carol Horton
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Painting depicts four water goannas, the sons of

Painting depicts four water goannas, the sons of "djulungul"...

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan Marika
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1966
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Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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Portrait of Lionel Rose carved into an emu egg

Portrait of Lionel Rose 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 recipe

Handwritten recipe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Dent Chronometer No 53862 in leather case

Dent Chronometer No 53862 in leather case

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Chronometers
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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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Mary N. Puruntatameri
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Freemason's Installed Mark Master's apron

Freemason's Installed Mark Master's apron

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Ceremonial aprons
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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A Glimpse of Mt. George, Mt. Tomah and Mt. Wilson from Govetts Leap Lookout. Blackheath

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount King George, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Dog Dreaming by George Milpurrurru

Dog Dreaming by George Milpurrurru

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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George Milpurrurru
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1988
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Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Banknotes
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1939
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Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Baghdad

Letter and envelope from Joan Richmond - Baghdad

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Baghdad, Iraq
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1931
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Head and torso of large scale Kewpie doll performance prop

Head and torso of large scale Kewpie doll performance prop

Sydney 2000 Olympic Games collection
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Performing arts equipment
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Nice day at the beach

Nice day at the beach

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - John Tiedemann
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Cartoons
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Mr John Tiedemann
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2005
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Convict love token from William Holland

Convict love token from William Holland

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Sign Here - So Help Me God!

Sign Here - So Help Me God!

Ellen Jose collection
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Oil paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

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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Engraved boab nut 'The Card Game' by Jack Wherra

Engraved boab nut 'The Card Game' by Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra collection no. 1
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Nut carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Wherra
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1963
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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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Mervyn Tungurtalum
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Terracotta bowl with glazed sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Bowls
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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The Hammerhead Shark, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

The Hammerhead Shark, work on paper, Oenpelli, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1948
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Panorama of Lorne, Vic

Panorama of 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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Yirritja moiety

Yirritja moiety

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1967
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Bone point

Bone point

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bone points
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Deaths in Custody

Deaths in Custody

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Sculptures
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Tasmania, Australia
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Len Maynard
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Retreat from Baghdad

Retreat from Baghdad

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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2007
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Handwritten note

Handwritten note

Nanette Ward collection
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Notes
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England, United Kingdom
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1921
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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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Nollamara, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alex Ronan
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South Australian and Australian cricketer Bill Whitty

South Australian and Australian cricketer Bill Whitty

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographic postcards
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1957
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Wolseley portable shearing plant

Wolseley portable shearing plant

Delma Keogh collection
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Shearing equipment
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England
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Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Company
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1925
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Pacific Panorama - Rolf Harris with the Philip Green Orchestra and the George Mitchell Singers

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Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Audio records
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Mr Rolf Harris
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Man Sing & Co., General Merchants, Temora

Man Sing & Co., General Merchants, Temora

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Temora, New South Wales, 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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Different people do different jobs

Different people do different jobs

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Angeline Poantumilui
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Corbi Moth fishing fly

Corbi Moth fishing fly

Noel Jetson collection
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Fishing lures
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Noel Jetson
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1970
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Kelso Church, Bathurst, NSW

Kelso Church, Bathurst, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Bark painting 'Macassan praus' by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1966

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1966
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Gross Valley, Blackheath, NSW

Gross Valley, Blackheath, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Blackheath, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Painted and pokerwork boomerang featuring scallop border and man standing with shield and spear in centre, made by Joe Timbery, 1934, La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joe Timbery
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1934
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Coogee, Sydney

Coogee, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Colleen Kerinaiua
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Card in memoriam of Barbara Strachan Stool

Card in memoriam of Barbara Strachan Stool

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Mourning cards
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Rose Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Barbara S. Stool
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1887
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Silverwear Dept, Memo Lane Crawford Ltd. Gold Watch and gold bracelet

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Invoices
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British fighter aeroplane headdress by James Eseli

British fighter aeroplane headdress by James Eseli

Solomon and Josephine Ahmat collection
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Headdresses
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James Eseli
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Bank of Australasia

Bank of Australasia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dancing

Dancing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Malcolm Apuatjimi
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Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Harold Holt engaging in various different athletic activities

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Earl Ewers collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1966
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New Norfolk

New Norfolk

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lett's Eighteen Penny Diary and Almanack for 1861

Lett's Eighteen Penny Diary and Almanack for 1861

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Diaries
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1860
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Adelaide Electric Trams, Opened March 9, 1909. First Car Driven by Mrs. Price.

Adelaide Electric Trams, Opened March 9, 1909. First Car Dri...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Anne E. Price
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1909
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Erithraea Australis

Erithraea Australis

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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FIFA Centennial Order of Merit medal

FIFA Centennial Order of Merit medal

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Medals
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Finalists in the women's 100 metre freestyle at the 1920 Olympics at Antwerp, Belgium

Finalists in the women's 100 metre freestyle at the 1920 Oly...

National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Miss Ethelda Bleibtrey
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1920
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Boy sitting in a chair next to a dog.

Boy sitting in a chair next to a dog.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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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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Wet specimen - Pig - whole specimen preserved

Wet specimen - Pig - whole specimen preserved

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Queensland spear 2

Queensland spear 2

Edmund Milne collection
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Spears
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