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Taks the toys from the boys tea-towel

Taks the toys from the boys tea-towel

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Template AAT Kings

Template AAT Kings

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Billabong Camp

Billabong Camp

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

Wet specimen - Horse - Heart samples

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Cartoon depicting Cedric the Swagman standing atop a mound of dirt in a barren landscape

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Douglas E Tainsh collection
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Cartoons
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Noosaville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Douglas E. Tainsh
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1987
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Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

Wet specimen - Thylacine - paw

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Carved pearlshell pendant that resembles a dhari headdress with a morning star in the middle

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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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Cardboard fragment of a book cover

Cardboard fragment of a book cover

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Book covers
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GMH Personnel Directory

GMH Personnel Directory

Jack Heenan collection
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Directories
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GM Holden Ltd
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1974
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Unknown
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Convict love token from John Campling, 1818

Convict love token from John Campling, 1818

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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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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Stanley Gallacher
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Ritz, Cremorne, Sydney, N.S.W.

Ritz, Cremorne, Sydney, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cremorne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Unused envelope with black printing, advertising FEDERAL SUPERPHOSPHATE

Unused envelope with black printing, advertising FEDERAL SUP...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Envelopes
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Edge-ground artefacts
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Kilcunda, Victoria, Australia
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Painting depicts black turtles

Painting depicts black turtles

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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Gawarrin
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1963
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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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Unknown
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House, with a fence and gate partially visible in the foreground.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Two photograph albums of sepia and black-and-white photographs

Two photograph albums of sepia and black-and-white photograp...

Parsons collection
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Shoalhaven River, NSW

Shoalhaven River, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Shoalhaven River, New South Wales, Australia
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Dr R Riches
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Painting depicts an anthropomorphic male figure

Painting depicts an anthropomorphic male figure

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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Gateway to Springfield with a foliage arch over the road with a sign marked

Gateway to Springfield with a foliage arch over the road wit...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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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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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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Kristin
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Child's drawing by Karen Lewis titled:

Child's drawing by Karen Lewis titled: "Yagans Mother Crying...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Karen Lewis
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mornington Island State School
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Gaddafi Gall

Gaddafi Gall

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Courtroom sketch 'Tom Pauling, Ian Barker, Des Sturgess presenting evidence...' by Veronica O'Leary, dated 15 September 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Tom Pauling, Ian Barker, Des Sturgess pres...

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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Album containing 97 menus, 20 seating plans and 47 photographs from Parliament House dining rooms...

Album containing 97 menus, 20 seating plans and 47 photograp...

Betty Hall collection
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Albums
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1918
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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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Elvira Wolmby
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Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bags
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Letter from Stephen White to his sons, 1862

Letter from Stephen White to his sons, 1862

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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Letters
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New Zealand
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Stephen White
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1862
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Pigmented wooden pipe

Pigmented wooden pipe

Herbert Keys collection
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Smoking pipes
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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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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Ricky Smith
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Sepia photograph of boy standing in front of partly-demolished building

Sepia photograph of boy standing in front of partly-demolish...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Angus and Robertson Ltd

Angus and Robertson Ltd

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Angus & Robertson
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Chair leg rest

Chair leg rest

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Footstools
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Prince Charles - Matador-Skater

Prince Charles - Matador-Skater

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Fort Dundas, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Edwin Fernando
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Certificate

Certificate

ET Fealy collection
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Certificates
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Royal Australian Navy pamphlet

Royal Australian Navy pamphlet

Arrival of the Australian fleet in 1913 collection
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Advertising pamphlets
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John Sands
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1913
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Black and white photo of Edna Ogden bowling overarm at a cricket pitch

Black and white photo of Edna Ogden bowling overarm at a cri...

Amy Hudson collection
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Photographs
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The Australian Women's Weekly
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1930
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Hatchet head

Hatchet head

Douglas Seaton collection
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Hatchets
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Atherton Tableland, Queensland, Australia
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Fountain in Machattie Park, Bathurst, N.S.W, 1907

Fountain in Machattie Park, Bathurst, N.S.W, 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Lilian Faithfull in her wedding dress, standing on the veranda at Springfield holding her bouquet in her right hand.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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These are Macassans sitting on the beach and their boat is in the water

These are Macassans sitting on the beach and their boat is i...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gerald Darcy
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Cuticle shaper

Cuticle shaper

Thompson Family collection
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Manicure equipment
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Portland, NSW view showing public school

Portland, NSW view showing public school

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Portland, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cartoon of New South Wales Labor Premier Barrie Unsworth characterised as a robot

Cartoon of New South Wales Labor Premier Barrie Unsworth cha...

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ward O'Neil
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1986
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Horse, Boston, with saddle and bridle standing in a field

Horse, Boston, with saddle and bridle standing in a field

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Bowls
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngalpuntja
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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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Jeremy Apuatimi
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Armchair made by the Zilm family of Booleroo, SA, 1895

Armchair made by the Zilm family of Booleroo, SA, 1895

Zilm family furniture collection
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Chairs
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1895
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Profile shot of an aboriginal man displaying tribal scarring across his body

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Patricia Heath collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Letter from Benny Zable to the Organisers of ANZART, 1985

Letter from Benny Zable to the Organisers of ANZART, 1985

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Letters
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1985
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Word game about cats and dogs

Word game about cats and dogs

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Personal papers
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Child on Rocking Horse

Child on Rocking Horse

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Kodak
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Bairnsdale district hospital, Bairnsdale, Vic

Bairnsdale district hospital, Bairnsdale, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Repatriation Day fundraising badge

Repatriation Day fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1915
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