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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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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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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Benigna Moolfunly
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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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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Maymuru
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Strainer

Strainer

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Strainers
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Emu and dancing man (2015) carved emu egg by Peter Carlo

Emu and dancing man (2015) carved emu egg by Peter Carlo

Peter Carlo Collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Peter Carlo
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Painting depicts a writhing snake

Painting depicts a writhing snake

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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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1967
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Names and wages

Names and wages

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Business records
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Small metal conical grater

Small metal conical grater

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Food graters
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Postcard featuring a coloured cartoon depicting German, Turkish and Austrian leaders

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Photographic postcard depicting David Armstrong. Police Officer at Tiny Town

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Orient Liner R.M.S. Orama 20,000 tons

Orient Liner R.M.S. Orama 20,000 tons

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Connell Tipilowra
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Animal bone awl

Animal bone awl

Gladys Henry collection
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Awls
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Mrs Gladys Henry
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1970
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Young blonde girl (possibly Pat) sitting on the grass in front of a house

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Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1907, A., P., AND H SOCIETY

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1907
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'Marruka  and Rakay', bark painting, native plant species

'Marruka and 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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2014
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Bakelite canister

Bakelite canister

Rae Page collection
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Canisters
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Ceramic vase

Ceramic vase

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Vases
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1900
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Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from the Prime Minister's Lodge

Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from ...

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Chairs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruth Lane Poole
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1926
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Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge No 512

Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge No 512

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Commemorative glassware
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1973
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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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Rhonda Mills
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The Ministers of State of the Commonwealth request the pleasure of the company of...to meet the visiting South African Footballers, 1937

The Ministers of State of the Commonwealth request the pleas...

Betty Hall collection
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Invitations
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1937
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Rockface

Rockface

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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An undated invoice addressed to W Redlich

An undated invoice addressed to W Redlich

E Redlich collection
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Invoices
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W Redlich
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Royal Tour 1954

Royal Tour 1954

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Commemorative badges
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Reverend John Grosse
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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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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Dianne Sparrow
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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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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

George Henry Taylor collection
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Keyhole saws
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England
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Bark painting 'Macassan Prau' by Mawalan Marika

Bark painting 'Macassan Prau' by Mawalan Marika

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mawalan 1 Marika
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Red ochre

Red ochre

Douglas Seaton collection
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Specimens
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Streets Creek, Queensland, Australia
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A Broken Hill Dust Storm 15/12/07

A Broken Hill Dust Storm 15/12/07

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Cave Stone

Cave Stone

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Hand tinted photograph of Junior Champion Heifer Woodleigh Joyous Duchess

Hand tinted photograph of Junior Champion Heifer Woodleigh J...

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Tinted photographs
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Woodleigh, Corowa, New South Wales, Australia
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Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Asymmetrical brown boomerang

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Boomerangs
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Western Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Letters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1942
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Lady Denman naming the Federal City, CANBERRA 12.3.13

Lady Denman naming the Federal City, CANBERRA 12.3.13

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Capital Hill, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Howard & Shearsby
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1913
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Film negative - Horses watering, 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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United Grand Lodge of England paperweight

United Grand Lodge of England paperweight

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Paperweights
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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Cream-coloured page on which is handwritten

Cream-coloured page on which is handwritten "Brothers', Char...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Notes
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The Gorge Road, Beechworth, Vic

The Gorge Road, Beechworth, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Weapon - Spearhead

Weapon - Spearhead

Herbert Keys collection
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Spearheads
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Two women and a small child sitting on the rocks near the sea with a lighthouse in the distance and hills on the horizon

Two women and a small child sitting on the rocks near the se...

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Stone tool - Knife

Stone tool - Knife

Herbert Keys collection
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Stone tools
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Sailing Sydney Harbour, Bonnington Irish Moss

Sailing Sydney Harbour, Bonnington Irish Moss

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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North Steyne Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Texas, Greenknowe Ave, Potts Point

Texas, Greenknowe Ave, Potts Point

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Barra Dreaming

Barra Dreaming

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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The Way of Life

The Way of Life

E Redlich collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Warangesda Mission Station, Darlington Point, New South Wales, Aust...
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Joe Walsh
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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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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Liynton
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Hammerstone [stone implement]

HP Moss collection
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Hammerstones
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nth. Head Sydney Harbour / A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Nth. Head Sydney Harbour / A Merry Christmas and a Happy New...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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North Head, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Large gathering of men and women in formal attire - Australia Day 26.1.52  18 Clifton Karachi

Large gathering of men and women in formal attire - Australi...

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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1952
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Container for Imperial Chemical Industries Durafur black dye used on rabbits

Container for Imperial Chemical Industries Durafur black dye...

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Chemical containers
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CSIRO - Division of Wildlife and Ecology
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Miss Pomegranate

Miss Pomegranate

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Japan
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Mortimer Menpes
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Diver Dance

Diver Dance

Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Darringguwuy
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Clapsticks
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Blackheath

Blackheath

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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Pair of white, cotton crocheted gloves

Pair of white, cotton crocheted gloves

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Gloves
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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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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Joanne Carbine
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