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'Marapinti' by Josephine Nangala, 2008

'Marapinti' by Josephine Nangala, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kiwirrkurra Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Josephine Nangala
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2008
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Stereoscopic view card depicting a Sea Anemone, from a Lipton's tea packet series [Card 10 of 16]

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Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Stereo photographs
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Postcard featuring corner of John Cooper & Sons Horse Shoe Factory, Melbourne

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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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Photograph of a monument

Photograph of a monument

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Bark painting depicts a large white canoe containing five people, above a long-necked bird and two large lizards

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Reverend A Dyer collection
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Cyathorphora Pteridoides

Cyathorphora Pteridoides

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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Nugget, Billee-ling-oo, Queen of Boulia, 1930

Nugget, Billee-ling-oo, Queen of Boulia, 1930

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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1930
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Caroona, New South Wales, Australia
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Robert Saunders
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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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Wooden carving of a figure

Wooden carving of a figure

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Wood carvings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Crusoe Kuningbal
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A mountain track

A mountain track

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr James A. Turner
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Shield with incised and pigmented zig zag pattern

Shield with incised and pigmented zig zag pattern

Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Shields
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Western Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1850
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Hand-painted porcelain kangaroo with a bottle in its pouch, made to promote Guinness Stout in 1956

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Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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England, United Kingdom
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Wiltshaw & Robertson Ltd
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1956
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearthrowers
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One Notion

One Notion

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1996
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The Lovers' Walk, Newhaven, Phillip Island Victoria

The Lovers' Walk, Newhaven, Phillip Island Victoria

Joyce Knife collection
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Postcards
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Miss Australia Quest fundraising badge - Miss Australia Quest 1973

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Susie Elelman collection
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Charity badges
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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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Jonah Yunkaporta
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Squat aluminium saucepan and lid with a folding handle

Squat aluminium saucepan and lid with a folding handle

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Saucepans
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Bayley St, Looking East, Coolgardie

Bayley St, Looking East, Coolgardie

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coolgardie, Western Australia, 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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Drawings
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Unknown
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1975
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Club

Club

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Clubs
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Patricia Heath collection
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Spearheads
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Club

Club

L and T Hackney collection
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Clubs
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Brass cap

Brass cap

Geoff Gray collection
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Fire fighting equipment
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Colour portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1980s

Colour portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1980s

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1980
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Black and white photograph depicting Amy Hudson holding flowers, 1937

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Amy Hudson collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1937
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Pages 5 to 8 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

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Christies Auction collection
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Letters
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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Child's drawing by Garry Ardler, La Perouse, Sydney NSW

Child's drawing by Garry Ardler, La Perouse, Sydney NSW

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Garry Ardler
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An Australian Cricketer on Tour

An Australian Cricketer on Tour

Nanette Ward collection
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Books
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England, United Kingdom
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Frank J. Laver
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1905
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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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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gerard Kerinauia
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Illustrated catalogue of manually operated Koerstz wool presses

Illustrated catalogue of manually operated Koerstz wool pres...

Dave and Clive Koerstz collection
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Catalogues
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Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia
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C Koerstz Company
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1965
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Christmas card

Christmas card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Christmas cards
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White tennis dress worn by Evonne Goolagong at Wimbledon in 1971

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Evonne Goolagong Cawley collection no. 1
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Tennis dresses
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London, England
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Teddy Tinling
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1970
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Souvenir plate - Prince Charles

Souvenir plate - Prince Charles

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Prince Charles P.
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Cerebos salt tin

Cerebos salt tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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London, England
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Cerebos Limited
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Tjamu Tjukurrpa by Cecily Winiragu Yates

Tjamu Tjukurrpa by Cecily Winiragu Yates

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Cecily W. Yates
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2011
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Postcard titled 'Nandi Sacred Bull, Benares' from Joan Richmond

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Joan Richmond collection
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Postcards
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Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
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1931
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QSL card for VK5LB, Australia

QSL card for VK5LB, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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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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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Firesticks
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Alone

Alone

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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A MacInnes
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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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Rosanne Karyuka
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Plane lost for 27 years

Plane lost for 27 years

Frank Proust collection
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Newspaper clippings
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1931
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Wilmot Straham in his mia mia, Warrnambool, Vic

Wilmot Straham in his mia mia, Warrnambool, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Silver-coloured metal sauce boat with

Silver-coloured metal sauce boat with "CPRR" stamped into th...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Sauce boats
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Stokes
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Dinner menu from R.M.S. Niagara with the autographs of the 1913 Australian Cricket team

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Nanette Ward collection
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Menus
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1913
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Australia - Natives Hunting the Kangaroo

Australia - Natives Hunting the Kangaroo

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Woman's straw hat with dark blue velvet band

Woman's straw hat with dark blue velvet band

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hats
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Small pink plastic hairbrush

Small pink plastic hairbrush

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Hairbrushes
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1949
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ACF - Australian Comforts Fund 1918

ACF - Australian Comforts Fund 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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Vauxhall car in front of a Penong Hotel SA.

Vauxhall car in front of a Penong Hotel SA.

Colledge Family collection
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Photographs
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Penong, South Australia, Australia
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Bone shuttle, with some remnants of thread in the central bobbin

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shuttles
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Gauze bandage

Gauze bandage

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Bandages
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