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Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Vene Linden

Bohemian Dramatic Co Sydney & Melbourne - Vene Linden

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Fraser and Jenkinson
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Spinifex Hirsutus

Spinifex Hirsutus

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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Instruction booklet titled 'Armstrong's How to Draw 'Em Short-Hand Way'

Instruction booklet titled 'Armstrong's How to Draw 'Em Shor...

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 6
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Instruction booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Harrold B. Armstrong
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1944
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Tess Narndu
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Lubra and Piccaninny

Lubra and Piccaninny

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Desmond
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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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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Shane Pickett
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1982
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Australia - A Native Wurley

Australia - A Native Wurley

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominic Tipiloura
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Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canberra, 1955

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Oil paintings
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Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Petronella Wensing
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1955
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Special Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1887
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Helichrysum Apiculatum

Helichrysum Apiculatum

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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Medical inspection card for Mrs Elna Glover 1919

Medical inspection card for Mrs Elna Glover 1919

Enid Treadgold collection
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Medical records
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Elna Glover
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1919
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My grandfather and my grandmother danced at the Pukimani

My grandfather and my grandmother danced at the Pukimani

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Concepta Puautjimi
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Florence Ethel (Bobbie) Faithfull wearing a sleeveless beaded evening dress

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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 ceremony 'the bora tree'

Aboriginal ceremony 'the bora tree'

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Charles H. Kerry
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Katrina Kerinaiua
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Photograph of the Burns Philp building, Abbott St Cairns

Photograph of the Burns Philp building, Abbott St Cairns

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Karl H. Aumuller
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Newspaper cover for a sketch

Newspaper cover for a sketch

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Covers
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Tuberculin syringe used in Myxomatosis trials at Lake Urana, New South Wales in 1954

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CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Hypodermic syringes
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Lake Urana, New South Wales, Australia
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W E. Poole
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1954
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Cartoon of Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser

Cartoon of Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1979
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Young Westralians

Young Westralians

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black and white photograph of Wally Meagher, Captain of the Waratahs Rugby Union Team, 1928

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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New South Wales, Australia
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F W. Meagher
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1928
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Turtle

Turtle

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bayma
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Lead Sinker

Lead Sinker

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dekarr
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Paderewski playing a Feurich Piano

Paderewski playing a Feurich Piano

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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King bird of paradise

King bird of paradise

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Art Series
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Pteris Incisa

Pteris Incisa

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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World Tournament in Perth - South Africa v Australia 17th August 1967

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History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Scoresheets
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Shield

Shield

Patricia Heath collection
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Hooked boomerang made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - moth, beetle, lizard and kangaroo motifs

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Pencil and watercolour on paper in Papunya style by an unknown Pintupi artist, 1971

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1971
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Rabbit trap

Rabbit trap

CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology collection
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Rabbit traps
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CSIRO - Division of Wildlife and Ecology
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Alfred Maple-Brown

Alfred Maple-Brown

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Sketch depicting a stone cross on a monument overlooking a villiage

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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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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Cabbage Tree Island, New South Wales, Australia
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Tina King
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Bulletin Post Cards

Bulletin Post Cards

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Packaging
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The Bulletin Newspaper Company Limited
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ropana
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Paul Keating caricature fridge magnet

Paul Keating caricature fridge magnet

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Magnets
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Hon Paul J. Keating
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Advertising card featuring Eddie McGoorty vs Jules Dubourg, 1914

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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West Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1924
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The Novice kiss: Kissing Series no.3

The Novice kiss: Kissing Series no.3

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Bowls
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Small black doll with moving limbs

Small black doll with moving limbs

Thompson Family collection
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Black dolls
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Album and scrapbook containing photographs and ephemera from Japan, 1971

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Photograph albums
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 8

Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 8

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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'Bundjungu', bark painting, native plant species

'Bundjungu', 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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2013
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Painting depicts three x-ray style fish

Painting depicts three x-ray style fish

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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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1974
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Black swan

Black swan

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Notes on Colourless Wax

Notes on Colourless Wax

Alfred Ronalds collection
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Notes
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England
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Alfred Ronalds
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1836
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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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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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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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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Black and white photograph of the white stringybark post into which William Percy Faithfull put a bullet when shooting at Bushranger Gilbert about the end of January 1865

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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1921
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Unglazed teapot attributed to Eddie Puruntatameri, Bathurst Island, around 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Teapots
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1972
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Postcard featuring a comic drawing of a soldier on a donkey with the pyramids in the background.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Killer Sponge

Killer Sponge

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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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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1999
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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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Roseanne Nawirridj
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Street parade outside the Western Dental Rooms

Street parade outside the Western Dental Rooms

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