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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clubs
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Bark painting depicting a kangaroo hunted by humans

Bark painting depicting a kangaroo hunted by humans

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 04/06/1974 collection
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Maralwanga
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Dry Creek

Dry Creek

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Christmas greetings.  The Bridge, Mosman's Bay, Sydney

Christmas greetings. The Bridge, Mosman's Bay, Sydney

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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter and memo to Mrs Scates from Ian Smith

Letter and memo to Mrs Scates from Ian Smith

Robert Scates collection
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Letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hon Ian W. Smith
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1972
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Flying Foxes

Flying Foxes

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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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1963
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Handwritten note dated

Handwritten note dated "May 15 1957"

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Notes
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W.R. Williams Chemist
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1957
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Bark painting 'Two Hunters' by John Namerredje Guymala, Gunbalanya, 1974

Bark painting 'Two Hunters' by John Namerredje Guymala, Gunb...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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John N. Guymala
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1974
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Some Famous Music Hall Stars

Some Famous Music Hall Stars

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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The Rotary Photographic Company Ltd
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Weapon - Spearhead

Weapon - Spearhead

Edmund Milne collection
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Spearheads
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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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Casino, New South Wales, Australia
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G McGrady
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Cream-coloured partial dance program titled 'St Leonard's, Wednesday 22nd December 1869'

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dance programs
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1869
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National Park.

National Park.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Shields
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Ship with white smoke stack

Ship with white smoke stack

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict leg irons

Convict leg irons

Neville Locker collection
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Leg irons
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Fair Breeze

Fair Breeze

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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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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Great Gardens of the Western World

Great Gardens of the Western World

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Gardening books
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1963
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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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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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Flora Tipungwuti
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Harold Holt stamp

Harold Holt stamp

F Brice collection
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Rubber stamps
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Hon Harold E. Holt
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Child's drawing by an unknown artist, Tabulam Primary School NSW

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Tabulam, New South Wales, Australia
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Tabulam Primary School
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Kogarah Public School

Kogarah Public School

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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Lannon Harley
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1832
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Souvenir badge in commemoration of the Royal visit to Australia in 1954, worn in Canberra by Petronella Wensing

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Commemorative badges
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1954
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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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Sofala, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Saunders
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Advertising card featuring Louis Pergantas and Al Karasick, illustrating his most famous hold, 'the reverse head-lock'

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Al Karasick
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1927
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Swimming pool, Garden of the Moon, Hollywood, Arthur's Seat, Vic

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Arthurs Seat, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Australia
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The New Sunshine Cookery Book for every housewife

The New Sunshine Cookery Book for every housewife

Cookbook Collection
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Cookbooks
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Tim Kane's Treasure

Tim Kane's Treasure

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Books
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Loch Carron

Loch Carron

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Poster - 'South Africa is a political prison'

Poster - 'South Africa is a political prison'

Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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South Africa, Africa
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Stone tool - Knife

Stone tool - Knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone tools
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Christmas Bells and Fern

Christmas Bells and Fern

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Falconer No 4916 chronometer

Falconer No 4916 chronometer

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Chronometers
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Mine shaft

Mine shaft

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Poster - Tall ships, Tall Stories, Resistance Every Day Since 1788...

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Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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Australia
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1988
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Stone tools
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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J Parkes & Sons Marine Chronometer No 11056, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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J Parkes & Sons
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Postcard featuring corner of John Cooper & Sons Horse Shoe Factory, Melbourne

Postcard featuring corner of John Cooper & Sons Horse Shoe F...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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John Cooper & Sons
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1914
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The Promenade, Coogee Beach, Sydney

The Promenade, Coogee Beach, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee Beach, Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Logbook detailing distances travelled and running information for the trip from England to Australia on a Vespa scooter

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Nicholas Lidstone collection
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Logbooks
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Handwritten note by Marge Tait

Handwritten note by Marge Tait

Ruby Lee collection
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Notes
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1952
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Ngurrara 1

Ngurrara 1

Ngurrara 1 canvas collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Peter Skipper
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1996
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Boot Thrown at the Owner of the First Victa

Boot Thrown at the Owner of the First Victa

Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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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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1989
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Poster 'August mobilisation to end the war in Vietnam SUNDAY AUGUST 13th AT 2.00 pm SYDNEY'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Vietnam
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United States Armed Forces
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1965
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Northern Territory Natives, John Burnett

Northern Territory Natives, John Burnett

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pair of black brown wooden music sticks

Pair of black brown wooden music sticks

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Clapsticks
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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Convict love token from Thomas Spicer, January 17, 1818

Convict love token from Thomas Spicer, January 17, 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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Mary Joseph
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Warburton Mission: Leaving Time by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Warburton Mission: Leaving Time by Judith Yinyika Chambers

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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2011
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Australia Day, Port Victoria, 1918

Australia Day, Port Victoria, 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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