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'Footprints on the Rabbit Proof Fence' by Judith Samson (Anya)

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Judith Samson collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Judith Samson
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Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Certificate with envelope and note

Certificate with envelope and note

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificates
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Incised wooden narrow shield

Incised wooden narrow shield

South Eastern Australian Shields and Club collection
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Shields
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Thompson Open Singles tennis trophy

Thompson Open Singles tennis trophy

Thompson Family collection
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Trophies
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N.S.W. Country Press Association

N.S.W. Country Press Association

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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N.S.W. Country Press Association
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1920
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Buxton and its gardens

Buxton and its gardens

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Lettercards
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Notebook containing finances, salaries, household expenditure etc.

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Thompson Family collection
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River at Brewarrina

River at Brewarrina

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Painting depicts two wallabies, two emus and three large serpents

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Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dula Ngurruwuthun
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Awelye by Gloria Petyarre

Awelye by Gloria Petyarre

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gloria Petyarre
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2000
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Brown glazed toby jug depicting Sir Robert Menzies

Brown glazed toby jug depicting Sir Robert Menzies

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Toby jugs
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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'Maza Mawa (Wapiya) II' by Alick Tipoti, 2011

'Maza Mawa (Wapiya) II' by Alick Tipoti, 2011

Alick Tipoti collection no. 3
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Masks
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Alick Tipoti
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Barama by Waturr Gumana,

Barama by Waturr Gumana,

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Nhulunbuy, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Waturr Gumana
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Eriostemon correifolius

Eriostemon correifolius

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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1876
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Pastoral Australia particulars at government, shipping and travel offices

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 21
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James Northfield
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1930
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W.W.F. Port Adelaide Branch [Waterside Workers Federation]

W.W.F. Port Adelaide Branch [Waterside Workers Federation]

Andrew Reeves collection no. 3
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Union badges
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Port Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Waterside Workers Federation (Port Adelaide Branch)
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Sydney city for the air

Sydney city for the air

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Painting no. 14, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The Wangoo flee the mountain and Goorialla awakens

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Oil paintings
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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QSL card for VK2ES

QSL card for VK2ES

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Carved pearlshell pendant that resembles a dhari headdress with a drum below it

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Tony Shibasaki collection
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Pendants
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr William A. Shibasaki
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2001
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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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Patricia Boucaut
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Sepia photograph of Bill Elliott riding Phar Lap

Sepia photograph of Bill Elliott riding Phar Lap

Bill Elliott's Agua Caliente Racebook (Phar Lap) collection
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Photographs
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Standard Field Service Postcard completed by Andy Waugh, 1917

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1917
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Black and white photograph of Burrinjuck Dam, near Yass

Black and white photograph of Burrinjuck Dam, near Yass

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Burrinjuck Dam, Burrinjuck, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poisonous snake sculpture

Poisonous snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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South Australia, Australia
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Billy Cooley
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Over the range

Over the range

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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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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Jess Murarrgirarrgi
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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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Neville P. Japangardi
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Grand Installation

Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Grand Installation

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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1977
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White Star Line Royal Mail Steamer Celtic

White Star Line Royal Mail Steamer Celtic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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The Aboriginal inhabitants

The Aboriginal inhabitants

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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George French Angas
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1847
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Landsdowne Bridge, George's River

Landsdowne Bridge, George's River

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lansvale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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MAESTRO tape reel box labelled 'McLeod's dissertation', belonging to Stan Davey

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Stan Davey and Jan Richardson collection
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Audio equipment packaging
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Hymn book

Hymn book

Evan Hughes collection
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Religious books
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Maryborough, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs J G. Williams
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1869
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Account from the Hotel George V, Paris, 13 September 1936

Account from the Hotel George V, Paris, 13 September 1936

Neil Jensen collection
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Business accounts
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Figurative shaped wooden clapstick, with two eye sockets burned into the wood

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Gladys Henry collection
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Percussion instruments
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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Mrs Gladys Henry
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1970
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Leaflet from cardboard box for smoking pipe used by Frank Hardy

Leaflet from cardboard box for smoking pipe used by Frank Ha...

Frank Hardy collection
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Leaflets
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Frank Hardy
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Discovery alongside the barrier

Discovery alongside the barrier

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Antarctica
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Nuclear Disarmament Party for the Upper House in Western Australia in the 1984 Federal Elections

Nuclear Disarmament Party for the Upper House in Western Aus...

Senator Jo Vallentine collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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Western Australia, Australia
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Nuclear Disarmament Party of Australia
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1984
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Waterlily and Rock Snake by Doolie Nunggalawi

Waterlily and Rock Snake by Doolie Nunggalawi

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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Doolie Nungalawi
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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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Cecilia A. Kerinaiua
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Wombats

Wombats

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Otho St., Inverell, 1909

Otho St., Inverell, 1909

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Inverell, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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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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Richard Galvin
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Eastman Kodak folding camera used by James Pitkeathly

Eastman Kodak folding camera used by James Pitkeathly

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Cameras
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Eastman Kodak Company
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Turbine S. Bingera 2092 Tons 16 Knots

Turbine S. Bingera 2092 Tons 16 Knots

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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The Leviathan Rock, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

The Leviathan Rock, Mt Buffalo, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Buffalo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Angeline
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Armband

Armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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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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Jessie Harris (nee Baker) with her children,  Jessie, Phyllis, George (Tom)

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Sir Hubert and Mavys Opperman

Sir Hubert and Mavys Opperman

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Royal Agricultural Society of NSW

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Colledge Family collection
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Certificates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1949
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Como Railway Bridge George's River

Como Railway Bridge George's River

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Como, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Postman's standard issue blue fabric peaked cap with Telecom badge

Postman's standard issue blue fabric peaked cap with Telecom...

Catherine Davenport collection
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Caps
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Riverwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Robert P. Davenport
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1975
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Garden Point on Melville Island

Garden Point on Melville Island

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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Jamie Tipiloura
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