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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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Take a smiling old parson ...

Take a smiling old parson ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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This is my Uncle Cyril. He around a bit.

This is my Uncle Cyril. He around a bit.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rosemary Harris
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Kangaroos on blue

Kangaroos on blue

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Postcard featuring a photograph of a street scene with a large crowd of men, women and children

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Manual 40 Hours calculator

Manual 40 Hours calculator

Hallmark Finance Limited collection
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Calculators
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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The Valley Mill
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Champion Tobacco.  The highest type

Champion Tobacco. The highest type

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Fish traps
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1912
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Susan Gordon
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Coombra, Queensland, Australia
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Convict love token from J. Bailey, 1842

Convict love token from J. Bailey, 1842

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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New Year Greetings

New Year Greetings

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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When Republicans see this...[Australian Flag] They think of England. We think of Australia...

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Australians for Constitutional Monarchy collection
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Political posters
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Australians For Constitutional Monarchy
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1999
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Speckled white on black

Speckled white on black

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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The coast at Fisherman's Beach, Mornington, Vic

The coast at Fisherman's Beach, Mornington, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fishermans Beach, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Painting depicts two male figures

Painting depicts two male figures

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Parrnimol
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Pair of gold-coloured metal cufflinks bearing the Holden lion logo

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Jack Heenan collection
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GM Holden Ltd
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1956
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Austral Railway Models toy train 'free lance' passenger car

Austral Railway Models toy train 'free lance' passenger car

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy railway carriages
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String bag

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maria J. Orsto
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Painting depicts numerous panels containing fish

Painting depicts numerous panels containing fish

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Unknown
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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"GOULBURN A. P. & H. SOCIETY'S ANNUAL SHOW, FIRST PRIZE, Awa...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Certificates
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1938
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Guwak ga Marrngu (Nightbird & possum).

Guwak ga Marrngu (Nightbird & possum).

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Luwandi Mununggurr
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1985
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Armband

Armband

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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M Splinter
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Australian Aboriginal. An Old Warrior

Australian Aboriginal. An Old Warrior

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Girl wearing fancy dress and a holding a book

Girl wearing fancy dress and a holding a book

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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United Kingdom
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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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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Elizabeth Trindle
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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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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Simon Gorey
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Collar box with the initials

Collar box with the initials "K.H.A."

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Collar boxes
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Photographic postcard depicting Mr. Arthur Huhle and Miss Ilonka Blaschek, Tiny Town's Engaged Couple

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Cabbage Tree Island, New South Wales, Australia
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Leo Roberts
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Here is my garden

Here is my garden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Susan Binjari
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Courtroom sketch 'Mrs Chamberlain' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 13 October 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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Stanley Chatfield
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Fishing net

Fishing net

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Benigna Moolfunly
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Letter from Joan Richmond - Basra

Letter from Joan Richmond - Basra

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Basra, Iraq
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1931
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Painting depicts a large, wide-bodied serpent horizontally across bark and six fish

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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A brick building with a tower and school boy in front

A brick building with a tower and school boy in front

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cylindrical terracotta vase with sgraffito decoration by Tjimpuna Williams, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjimpuna Williams
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2005
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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Native Bear. When the moon is brightly shining

Native Bear. When the moon is brightly shining

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Marlborough Art Co
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Convict love token from G. Needham, 1818

Convict love token from G. Needham, 1818

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Cartoon of trade unionist John Halfpenny and federal Labor politician John Button

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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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1986
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The Cascade Kangaroobie, Orange, N.S.W

The Cascade Kangaroobie, Orange, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kangaroobie, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Two quartzite flaked stone spearheads, bundled in bark sheath and secured with textile strips

Two quartzite flaked stone spearheads, bundled in bark sheat...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearheads
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Ngilipitji, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Gavin Toby
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The Widow's Mite

The Widow's Mite

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Australian Comforts Fund, fundraising badge

Australian Comforts Fund, fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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Australian Comforts Fund
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Calico bag for Uncle Toby's oats

Calico bag for Uncle Toby's oats

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Food storage bags
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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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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Jennifer Naputja Connelly, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Jennifer N. Connelly
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2015
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The crab

The crab

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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Nangingapa
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1969
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