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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mindjel
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1967
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Letter addressed to Will Glover from cousin Cissy Grahame, inviting Will and his wife to visit

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Cissy Grahame
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1919
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Langtree, Avenue, Mildura, Vic

Langtree, Avenue, Mildura, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mildura, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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String necklace

String necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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New Testament

New Testament

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bibles
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1812
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Gentiana Saxosa

Gentiana Saxosa

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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Wellington NZ

Wellington NZ

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Wellington, North Island, New Zealand
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1907
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Money box to commemorate the British royal visit to Australia, 1954

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Moneyboxes
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Victoria, Australia
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State Bank of Victoria
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1954
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The Famous Kennedy Family of Entertainers

The Famous Kennedy Family of Entertainers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mandurama, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Anderson's Wonderland City Bondi

Anderson's Wonderland City Bondi

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Anderson
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1906
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Unknown
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Limosella Curdieana

Limosella Curdieana

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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Postcard featuring a sepia photographic print showing soldiers on parade standing to attention in front of buildings

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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France
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G.Giovanardi, Sydney
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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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Kythe Wikmunea
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Circular designs

Circular designs

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Convict love token from F. Buck, 1830

Convict love token from F. Buck, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Tour by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

The Tour by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

Bevan Hayward collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Mr Bevan Hayward
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Ford Abbey, Oakhampton, Devon

Ford Abbey, Oakhampton, Devon

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Butter dish lid

Butter dish lid

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Lids
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Vote with your feet Sunday 31 March 1985

Vote with your feet Sunday 31 March 1985

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1985
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Peace on Earth

Peace on Earth

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Cardboard sign for coriander from market garden stall

Cardboard sign for coriander from market garden stall

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Signs
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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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Lurline
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Photograph of Emilie Roach next to mount 'Dungog'

Photograph of Emilie Roach next to mount 'Dungog'

Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1929
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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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Leather hobbles with chain

Leather hobbles with chain

Bruce Breaden collection
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Hobbles
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Convict love token from William Kennedy, 1832

Convict love token from William Kennedy, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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The Better 'Ole

The Better 'Ole

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cadbury's Chocolates, Olympic Games, Melbourne 1956

Cadbury's Chocolates, Olympic Games, Melbourne 1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Chocolate boxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Latvian red ankle length costume skirt with embroidery

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Skirts
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Riga, Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1941
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Piece of blackened clear glass telescope lens, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

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Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Telescope lenses
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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Pair of ladies black leather high heeled shoes

Pair of ladies black leather high heeled shoes

Lois Grosse collection
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Shoes
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1965
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Bride with a bridesmaid on the left and Diana Maple-Brown as a bridesmaid on the right

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wooden hollow musical drum

Wooden hollow musical drum

Pastor Kenneth Freeman collection
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Musical drums
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Poster 'MAKE IT AUSTRALIA'S CHOICE US BASES IN AUSTRALIA '

Poster 'MAKE IT AUSTRALIA'S CHOICE US BASES IN AUSTRALIA '

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1986
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QSL card for VK2IQ, Zero Beat Radio Club Member

QSL card for VK2IQ, Zero Beat Radio Club Member

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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Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

Second World War Prisoner of War Banknote

David Westcott collection no. 6
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Banknotes
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1939
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16 millimetre movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

16 millimetre movie camera used by Sir Robert Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 1
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Movie cameras
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United States of America
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Eastman Kodak Company
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1948
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Circular Quay, Sydney

Circular Quay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Circular Quay, Sydney Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Black and grey velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Black and grey velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Hats
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Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Anne Harrison
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1955
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Central mine zinc plant

Central mine zinc plant

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Landscape, by Shane Pickett.

Landscape, by Shane Pickett.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1982
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Totemic Kangaroo

Totemic Kangaroo

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ray Baku
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Jardines New Fast China Coasters

Jardines New Fast China Coasters

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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DTMCIW magnetometer S/N 18

DTMCIW magnetometer S/N 18

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Fenced industrial area

Fenced industrial area

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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People of Nuclear Disarmament Illawarra

People of Nuclear Disarmament Illawarra

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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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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Mornington Island State School
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Bailey wood plane

Bailey wood plane

John Docker collection
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Planes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Stone slab with incised crocodile, a kangaroo, a wallaby, as well as a human figure with some small amount of vegetation

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Norma Giles, 2008

'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Norma Giles, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Norma Giles
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2008
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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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The Shorn Sheep.- 'The Sydney Mail' On the Land Series

The Shorn Sheep.- 'The Sydney Mail' On the Land Series

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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We've Looked Over The Globe. Rockhampton Is The Nicest Place On Earth

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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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Clements - Larwood banner

Clements - Larwood banner

Nance Pownall collection
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Banners
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1932
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Narrow wooden parrying shield

Narrow wooden parrying shield

Kilborn - Goojung Station collection
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Shields
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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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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Anita Nayinggul
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Paxton's Flower Garden

Paxton's Flower Garden

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1882
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Courtroom sketch 'Jury.' by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

Courtroom sketch 'Jury.' 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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View over a town

View over a town

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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