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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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Robina Tipakilippa
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) and collected by Herbert Basedow in 1913

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Convict love token from F. Robinson, 1831

Convict love token from F. Robinson, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Mrs Bland Holt

Mrs Bland Holt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Art Series
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ACF - Australian Comforts Fund

ACF - Australian Comforts Fund

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Charity badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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Here is my garden

Here is my garden

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Susan Binjari
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Single iron jack plane

Single iron jack plane

George Henry Taylor collection
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Jack planes
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Germany
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Mudie's Library

Mudie's Library

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Army Nurses Day, October 27th, 1917

Army Nurses Day, October 27th, 1917

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1917
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Stone blade

Stone blade

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone tools
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Fisher, Warren & Fisher, Careening Cove, North Sydney

Fisher, Warren & Fisher, Careening Cove, North Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Fisher, Warren & Fisher
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Blowering Dam

Blowering Dam

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Programs
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Blowering Dam, New South Wales, Australia
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Water Conservation & Irrigation Commission
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1968
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Mosman's Bay, Sydney Harbour

Mosman's Bay, Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Advance Australia, Australia Day 1918

Advance Australia, Australia Day 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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Spear

Spear

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spears
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International Women's Day March 8

International Women's Day March 8

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Receipt from Tirranna race club 1874

Receipt from Tirranna race club 1874

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1974
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Spirit people 2

Spirit people 2

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Rock wallaby

Rock wallaby

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Close Shave

Close Shave

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from the Prime Minister's Lodge

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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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Colour caricature, titled 'The Great Milano', of wrestler Mario Milano

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John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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John Rogers
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1975
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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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Posters
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James Northfield
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1930
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Robbery Under Arms, No. 2

Robbery Under Arms, No. 2

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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Cable for earth inductor

Cable for earth inductor

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Styphelia Richei

Styphelia Richei

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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Manly, The Wharf

Manly, The Wharf

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Bark painting depicting circles in a geometric design by P. Teeampi, Bathurst Island

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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P Teeampi
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Courtroom sketch 'Tom Pauling.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Tom Pauling.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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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Strathalbyn Red Cross Society 1918

Strathalbyn Red Cross Society 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1918
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Mulga wood spear or club from Curtin Springs, 1957

Mulga wood spear or club from Curtin Springs, 1957

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Spears
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GMH Pointers

GMH Pointers

Jack Heenan collection
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Magazines
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GM Holden Ltd
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1972
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May the flags that fly for freedom ever by victorious - union is strength

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Large fleece of superfine wool from the Macarthur merino flock, Camden Park, Sydney

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Wool specimens
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Camden Park, New South Wales, Australia
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John Macarthur
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1988
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QSL card for VK2XM, Australia

QSL card for VK2XM, Australia

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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1991
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Letter from James Turner to

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Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Personal letters
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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James Turner
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1863
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Fish in greens and purples

Fish in greens and purples

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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University Bridge, Adelaide, SA

University Bridge, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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The entrance gate, Cook Park, Orange, NSW

The entrance gate, Cook Park, Orange, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 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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Possum by Maymirri 2

Possum by Maymirri 2

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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Maymirrirr Maymuru
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1985
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Invitation to the Returning Officer for Williamstown, Mr F.H. Bolton & Lady, in the Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Thursday 9th May 1901, to witness the Opening of the Parliament of the Commonwealth

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 8
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Invitations
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Government of Victoria
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1901
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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Letter from Joan Richmond - Montelimar

Letter from Joan Richmond - Montelimar

Joan Richmond collection
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Letters
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Montelimar, France
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1932
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Coogee Bay Hotel. Coogee Beach N.S.W

Coogee Bay Hotel. Coogee Beach N.S.W

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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Convict love token from I.W.B., 1832

Convict love token from I.W.B., 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Pathway in Pennington Gardens east, Adelaide, SA

Pathway in Pennington Gardens east, Adelaide, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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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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Patrick Kantilla
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Fire dreaming

Fire dreaming

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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Yama Maymuru
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1965
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Children's drawing of people dancing around pukamani posts by Andrew Portaminni, Bathurst Island NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Andrew J. Portaminni
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My big brother is going to Wutan. Last week we went camping out and I caught some fish

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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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Beth Ngakyunkiookka
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Notebooks
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Patent for 'An Improved Pneumatic Tyre for Cycles and like Vehicles', 1897

Patent for 'An Improved Pneumatic Tyre for Cycles and like V...

Cycling in Australia - Ephemera collection no.1
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Patents
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"Yass Pastoral and Agricultural Association, SPRING SHOW, 19...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Certificates
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1906
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Document - 'Particulars of Police Killed and Wounded by Bushrangers 1862 to 1868'

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Bob Marshall collection no. 1
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'Kunawarritji and Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin, 2007

'Kunawarritji and Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Eubena Nampitjin
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2007
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