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Model shield

Model shield

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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Columns with bands of colour

Columns with bands of colour

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Glass plate negative - Whistle and his wife Nellie, between Derby and Kimberley Downs station, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Convict love token from Joseph William, 1828

Convict love token from Joseph William, 1828

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Travel document issued to Mr Capelluti to enable him to travel to his place of work 18 September 1945

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Rosa Cappelluti collection
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Travel documents
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1945
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Maxie J. Davis
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Sample of Moths

Sample of Moths

Stan Mitchell collection
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Zoological specimens
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Pencil sketch depicting a church

Pencil sketch depicting a church

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay) at Kulama Time.

Milikapiti (Snake Bay) at Kulama Time.

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Milikapiti, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tipurrukuwamirri
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Comboyne

Comboyne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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'Wungapu', Painted hollow log, native plant species

'Wungapu', 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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Cartoon of Queen Elizabeth seated on a throne atop a mountain of people

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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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1985
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Strawbridge Springs, eastern Tomkinson Ranges, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Boondara, showing horse teams pulling wagons loaded with wool bales

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1918
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Lettercard:  Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Lettercard: Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lettercards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1912
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Sundowners - balck and white image of two swagmen

Sundowners - balck and white image of two swagmen

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dhaymangu
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Gold washing cradle

Gold washing cradle

EJ and NW Millett collection no. 1
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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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Nekamanda
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Scout's Metalworker badge certificate

Scout's Metalworker badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1944
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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Miriam Iwana Lane, 2015

Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Miriam Iwana Lane, 2015

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Containers
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Miriam I. Lane
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2015
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Silver medallion fom Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia presented to S Emanuel in 1905

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Emanuel Family collection
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Medallions
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Western Australia, Australia
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The Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia Inc
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1905
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Parking permit sticker for the Parliament House Opening Ceremony 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Stickers
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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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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Bead planes
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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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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1905, A., P., AND H. SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1905
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Mrs. Macquarie's Chair and Farm Cove

Mrs. Macquarie's Chair and Farm Cove

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Esdaile model railway bogie coach - not painted

Esdaile model railway bogie coach - not painted

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway carriages
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Gatji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Three-panel mural of postage stamps, which depicts the flag-raising ceremony at Sydney Cove in 1788, Bicentenary of Australia, 1788-1988

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Garnet Watkins collection
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Murals
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Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Alban Watkins
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1981
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Black and white negative glass lantern slide - Base of Ayers Rock Northern Territory, showing effect of aoelian erosion, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Film negative - A billabong, south of the Roper River, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Sutherland ladies bicycle

Sutherland ladies bicycle

Paul Farren collection
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Bicycles
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Sepia photograph of a town in flood

Sepia photograph of a town in flood

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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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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Cabbage Tree Island, New South Wales, Australia
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Hamilton Currie
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Inganarr, the giant serpent

Inganarr, the giant serpent

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Nathanael N. Maralngura
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1974
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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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Flowers

Flowers

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Child's drawing by Beverley Nabananaka Marshall

Child's drawing by Beverley Nabananaka Marshall

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Beverley Nabanangka Marshall
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Greetings from Port Macquarie

Greetings from Port Macquarie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Port Macquarie, 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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Warwick Yunkaporta
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Tiny town from the white city

Tiny town from the white city

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Aspidium Aculeatum

Aspidium Aculeatum

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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1873
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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MacRobertson's Milk Chocolate - Pretty Australian Children Series

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

WESTRALIA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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Harding & Billings
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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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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Christopher Galamirnda
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Commemorative bronze topographic model of the Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric Scheme, presented to Ben Chifley at the scheme's inauguration

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Snowy Scheme Model collection
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Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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1949
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Sandridge, from Railway Pier, in the 'Fifties'

Sandridge, from Railway Pier, in the 'Fifties'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1850
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Film negative - Man with rock python, Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Bark painting depicting pike, file snake, diver bird, water goanna and kangaroo by David Malangi, Milingimbi, 1965

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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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David D. Malangi
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1965
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Coprosnia Reptans

Coprosnia Reptans

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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Drawing depicting a reef near Waraber (Sue Island), Torres Strait, by Tessie Peteri

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Tessie Peteri
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1992
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Emu egg carved with image of Betty Watts by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of Betty Watts by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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The Cave, Mt Gambier

The Cave, Mt Gambier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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