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Painting is an abstract design of patterned & black horizontal bands

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alie Miller
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1965
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Painting of a sailing ship

Painting of a sailing ship

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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He - Have you seen the Pantomime...

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Redmond Nolan
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1910
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Plate No.11 from Carter's Floral Illustrations

Plate No.11 from Carter's Floral Illustrations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Film negative - Royal Mail about to leave Oodnadatta, South Australia, for Arltunga, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Oodnadatta, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Pair of crutches

Pair of crutches

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Crutches
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Country Women's Association South Australia Quorn Branch, Second Prize, 1946 awarded to Miss MacColive

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Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1946
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Aesop's Fables up to date

Aesop's Fables up to date

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Digging stick - wana

Digging stick - wana

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Digging sticks
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Blackstone (Papulankutja Aboriginal community), Western Australia, ...
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Mrs Mamie Butler
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2016
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Gold medal from the Royal Agricultural Society of N.S.W. Royal Easter Show Sydney 1929

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Colledge Family collection
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Medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1929
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Violet Day 1917 fundraising badge

Violet Day 1917 fundraising badge

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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Choicest Blessings Heaven send You, Every Christmas Joy Attending You

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Anti-Warism at a University: suggestions for Change

Anti-Warism at a University: suggestions for Change

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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Mr Gregg Landy
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Emu egg carved with image of Betty Watts by Bill Reid

Emu egg carved with image of Betty Watts by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Brass drafting instrument and accompanying wooden case

Brass drafting instrument and accompanying wooden case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drafting instruments
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Tabula Asiae VIII

Tabula Asiae VIII

Sebastian Münster 'Tabula Asiae VIII' Map collection
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Maps
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Alexandria, Egypt
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Ptolemy
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1540
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Brown warrior

Brown warrior

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Spooner
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2007
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Susan Maple-Brown as a young girl.

Susan Maple-Brown as a young girl.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reef Fish

Reef Fish

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bone china coffee cup with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Coffee cups
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Painting depicts human figures and goannas

Painting depicts human figures and goannas

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Pencil portrait of biblical character

Pencil portrait of biblical character

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portraits
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Film negative - Entrance to Wangalinnya caves, Limestone caves in the Napier Range, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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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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Wet specimen - Horse - colon

Wet specimen - Horse - colon

MacKenzie collection
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Zoological specimens
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Plate No. 6 in Carter's Floral Illustrations

Plate No. 6 in Carter's Floral Illustrations

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Aspidium Aculeatum

Aspidium Aculeatum

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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1873
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Glass plate negative - Buffalo cart, Colombo, Sri Lanka, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1931 or 1932

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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Bark painting featuring the Australian coat of arms by Narritjin Maymuru, about 1963

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Irene Davidson collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1963
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Container for Imperial Chemical Industries Durafur black dye used on rabbits

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CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Chemical containers
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CSIRO - Division of Wildlife and Ecology
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Long wooden dibble

Long wooden dibble

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Gardening tools
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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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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Bali Offerings

Bali Offerings

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Photographic postcards
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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BaliCards
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1999
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Black's Camp, Queensland

Black's Camp, Queensland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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'Fight between Crocodile-man and Stingray-man' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1963
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Eden Holme on Hebe Reef Jan 7th 1907

Eden Holme on Hebe Reef Jan 7th 1907

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Tamar River, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Valentines Series - When Three Is Not A Crowd

Valentines Series - When Three Is Not A Crowd

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Expendable bathythermograph, which measures water temperature and pressure

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CSIRO Marine Research collection
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Measuring instruments
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CSIRO Marine Research
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Mourning discs

Mourning discs

Charles Hart collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Main entrance, Kenmore Asylum

Main entrance, Kenmore Asylum

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kenmore, Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Film negative - Cutherson Falls, upper Liverpool River,  Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Australian Peace Committee

Australian Peace Committee

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political 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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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Kelly, King of Broadwater

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Kelly, King of Broadwater

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Broadwater, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Mourning disc

Mourning disc

Charles Hart collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Balmain and Drummoyne, Sydney NSW A merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Tirranna Cup trophy

Tirranna Cup trophy

David Innes Watt collection
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Trophies
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1894
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Pencil sketch depicting a window

Pencil sketch depicting a window

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Spear

Spear

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spears
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Jackson Mclean
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Pigmented bifacially edge ground stone hatchet

Pigmented bifacially edge ground stone hatchet

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Hatchets
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Cape Stewart, North Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Poplar Avenue, Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Poplar Avenue, Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Twin Falls, near Moss Vale, N.S.W

Twin Falls, near Moss Vale, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fiztroy Falls, Fitzroy Falls, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bright and breezy, free and easy

Bright and breezy, free and easy

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Solomon Bros, LTD
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Darlinghurst Rd. Kings Cross. Sydney

Darlinghurst Rd. Kings Cross. Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kings Cross, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Skania

Skania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Liverpool, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Man, woman and child, with a tartan rug

Man, woman and child, with a tartan rug

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Twilight

Twilight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Overlooking harbour, Newcastle, NSW

Overlooking harbour, Newcastle, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle Harbour, Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Gavel presented to Ron Gale from the Masonic Brethren Burroughs Wellcome and Co 1969

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Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Gavels
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Mr Ronald L. Gale
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1969
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Ashtray

Ashtray

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Ashtrays
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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