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Miss Australia crown worn by national titleholders in the Miss Australia Quest each year from 1965 to 1991

Miss Australia crown worn by national titleholders in the Mi...

Miss Australia Company collection
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Crowns (headwear)
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ernest Booth
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1964
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Photographic print depicting Mr George with a toy theatre

Photographic print depicting Mr George with a toy theatre

Everitt and George Family collection
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Photographic prints
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St Martin's, Killara

St Martin's, Killara

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Killara, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Sofala, New South Wales, Australia
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Paul Allen
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Interior for Opening Parliament, C/S

Interior for Opening Parliament, C/S

Marcia Rankin collection
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Oil paintings
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Sir Ivor H. Hele CBE
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1954
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Brown wooden stand to house three smoker's pipes

Brown wooden stand to house three smoker's pipes

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Pipe stands
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Two men with horses

Two men with horses

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Charles Hammond
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The magnificent Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

The magnificent Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Sir Douglas Nicholls

Sir Douglas Nicholls

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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Regina B
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Noel Ngallametta
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'Dilminyin', bark painting, native plant species

'Dilminyin', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mulkun Wirrpanda
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2014
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White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

White ceramic soup bowl with letters CACS

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup bowls
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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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Calendar

Calendar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Calendars
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Robbery Under Arms, No. 4

Robbery Under Arms, No. 4

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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Convict love token from Peter Martin, 1836

Convict love token from Peter Martin, 1836

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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Iris Rice
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Patrol Box No.1 used by anthropologist Ian Hogbin in the Solomon Islands and New Guinea, 1933-1935

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Macleay Museum collection
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Boxes
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Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
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Dr Ian Hogbin
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1933
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Album of carte-de-visite photographs relating to the trial of Arthur Orton (Tichborne claimant)

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Tichborne Claimant Album collection
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Photograph albums
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London, England
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London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company Limited
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1871
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Toy shield

Toy shield

Papuan Official collection
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Shields
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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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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Bejah Dervish, cameleer, Marree, S.A. February, 1953

Bejah Dervish, cameleer, Marree, S.A. February, 1953

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Marree, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Grey and white wave pattern

Grey and white wave pattern

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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The shady avenue along King William Street North, Adelaide, SA

The shady avenue along King William Street North, Adelaide, ...

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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1929
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Smith O'Brien's Cottage Port Arthur, Tasmania

Smith O'Brien's Cottage Port Arthur, Tasmania

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Port Arthur, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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CARBINE'S MELBOURNE CUP 3 MIN 28 + 4 SEC

CARBINE'S MELBOURNE CUP 3 MIN 28 + 4 SEC

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1890
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Douglas Seaton collection
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Ceramic vase

Ceramic vase

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Vases
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Press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1973

Press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery, 1973

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1973
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Drawing captioned 'Azaria Chamberlain Court Case, Darwin, Sept 82, Jo Darbyshire'

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Kerry Sharp collection
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Drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Jo Darbyshire
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1982
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Mosman Bay, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Launching of New Manly Steamer 'Binngarra' at Woolwich Dockyard

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Exchange Studios
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1905
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Courtroom sketch 'To take advantage of laxity in any prey species...' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982

Courtroom sketch 'To take advantage of laxity in any prey sp...

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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Edna May

Edna May

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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The Rotary Photographic Company Ltd
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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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James Bayub ... (illeg)
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Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Painting no. 9, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - No-one has any room - the Rainbow lorikeet boys ask Goorialla for shelter

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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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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Kulama Time

Kulama Time

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jacqueline Puautjimi
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Maud Cumming, by Perry of Melbourne

Maud Cumming, by Perry of Melbourne

Jane Webster collection
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Cartes-de-visite
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Perry of Melbourne
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1869
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Gold medal show award from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Royal Spring Fair 1927

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Colledge Family collection
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Medals
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1927
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Certificate awarded at the Mackay and District Agricultural Pastoral and Industrial Association Annual Show, 1965 for first prize for a tapestry bag

Certificate awarded at the Mackay and District Agricultural ...

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Hatfields Printers
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1965
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Postcard featuring a photographic montage of a mother and daughter with an image of a soldier about them

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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1916
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Clubs
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The Blue Lake, looking east, Mt Gambier, SA

The Blue Lake, looking east, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Pigmented plaited fibre armband

Pigmented plaited fibre armband

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Armbands
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Trophy presented to Peter Jackson 1889 'COLOURED CHAMPION BOXER of THE WORLD'

Trophy presented to Peter Jackson 1889 'COLOURED CHAMPION BO...

Peter Jackson collection
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Trophies
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Soup spoon of nickel silver

Soup spoon of nickel silver

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Soup spoons
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Receipt from Tirranna race club 1874

Receipt from Tirranna race club 1874

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Receipts
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1974
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Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, NSW

Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Partinyintjarra (Mt Toller) by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Partinyintjarra (Mt Toller) by Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 9

Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 9

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Paris, France
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Coming of the First Missionary by Dick Roughsey

The Coming of the First Missionary by Dick Roughsey

Goobalathaldin (Dick Roughsey) collection
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Gouache paintings
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1981
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Turtle place

Turtle place

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Golden Grove Australia Day 1918

Golden Grove Australia Day 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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Golden Grove, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1918
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Gold colour handbag and contents

Gold colour handbag and contents

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 2
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Handbags
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Album of pressed seaweed and moss specimens collected at Port Arthur, Van Diemens Land, 1836

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Port Arthur seaweed album collection
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Botanical specimens
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Port Arthur, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
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Red-brown hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1985+

Red-brown hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to Jo...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Hair and fibre string belt from Melville or Bathurst Island

Hair and fibre string belt from Melville or Bathurst Island

Charles Hart collection
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Personal adornments
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The first cup race.  By a  neck

The first cup race. By a neck

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Phil Blake
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