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Wooden decorated carving of a snake by Nangunyarri I

Wooden decorated carving of a snake by Nangunyarri I

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nangunyarri I
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1974
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'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Norma Giles, 2008

'Pangkapini, Minyipuru' by Norma Giles, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Warburton, Western Australia, Australia
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Norma Giles
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2008
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Souvenir miniature cricket bat, signed by the 1987 Australian and English women's cricket teams

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Commemorative objects
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England
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Gray-Nicholls
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1987
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Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Beddgelert and Snowdon

Beddgelert and Snowdon

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Cliff House Hotel, Bondi Beach

Cliff House Hotel, Bondi Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ship blowing steam on water

Ship blowing steam on water

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Kodak
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Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Water rat skin cape made from over 50 pelts

Hinchley Family collection
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Evening capes
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Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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Schultz Tannery
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1940
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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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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Painting depicts a variety of creatures, including 7  turtles, various fish & insects, & a number of plants (black stalks).

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bob Bilinjara
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1966
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Message stick

Message stick

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Message sticks
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Panorama of the lakes, Mt Gambier, SA

Panorama of the lakes, 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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Flowers connected with line

Flowers connected with line

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Pair of leather leggings from WW1 Light Horse uniform

Pair of leather leggings from WW1 Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military equipment
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Australian lyre birds displaying tails

Australian lyre birds displaying tails

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Second World Netball Tournament Australia 1967

Second World Netball Tournament Australia 1967

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Certificates
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Matchbox holder depicting Two Champions

Matchbox holder depicting Two Champions

JA Kearns collection
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Matchbox holders
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'CROPPING Bobbara' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

'CROPPING Bobbara' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Spearheads
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Carved emu egg and stand

Carved emu egg and stand

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Artworks
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Aboriginal Land Rights

Aboriginal Land Rights

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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The rabbit dealer

The rabbit dealer

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Percy R. Campbell
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View from Palace Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W (Botanic Gardens)

View from Palace Gardens, Sydney, N.S.W (Botanic Gardens)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Brisbane Q.: Eagle St

Brisbane Q.: Eagle St

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1909
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Containers
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Two batsmen walking out to bat at the Melbourne Cricket Ground

Two batsmen walking out to bat at the Melbourne Cricket Grou...

Nanette Ward collection
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Photographs
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Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1920
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Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Fastening pin for latch on chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Face powder compact presented to Dame Enid Lyons

Face powder compact presented to Dame Enid Lyons

Brendan and Janet Lyons collection
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Face powder containers
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Dame Enid Lyons
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Head and torso of large scale Kewpie doll performance prop

Head and torso of large scale Kewpie doll performance prop

Sydney 2000 Olympic Games collection
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Performing arts equipment
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What's for Breakfast?

What's for Breakfast?

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Children's drawing of soldier at Fort Dundas by Francis Damien Munkanomi, Bathurst Island NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Francis Damien Mukwamkum
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St George's River, Lorne

St George's River, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Saint George River, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Old Man's Dreaming, made and painted by Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra, 1975

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Goodmans collection
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Boomerangs
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mick Wallankarri Tjakamarra
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1970
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Pencil sketch of a rural English scene; a cottage in the background and to the right a figure walking along a lane

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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A Life on the Ocean Wave

A Life on the Ocean Wave

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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The Public Library, Melbourne, Vic.

The Public Library, Melbourne, Vic.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Artist's palette

Artist's palette

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Palettes
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On the Death of Puss

On the Death of Puss

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Manuscripts
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1833
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Hotel Rex, Potts Pt, Sydney, NSW

Hotel Rex, Potts Pt, Sydney, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Arches and lines on a blue background

Arches and lines on a blue background

Balarinji Art collection no.2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Trophy cup for Labour Day Celebrations 1969, Best Working Display won by South Australian Railways

Trophy cup for Labour Day Celebrations 1969, Best Working Di...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Trophies
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South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Railways
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1969
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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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Neville P. Japangardi
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Sydney Heads, The Entrance to Sydney Harbour

Sydney Heads, The Entrance to Sydney Harbour

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Heads, Sydney Harbour, 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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Drawings
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Bentinck Island, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal Corroboree

Aboriginal Corroboree

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Bathurst City Croquet Club

Bathurst City Croquet Club

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Receipts
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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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Wave Hill, Northern Territory, Australia
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Iris
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Story of the Southern Cross Transpacific Flight 1928

Story of the Southern Cross Transpacific Flight 1928

William Beausang collection
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Books
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Sir Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1928
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Stan Mitchell collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Bentinck Island, Queensland, Australia
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Craig Sandy
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Painting depicts kangaroo painted in the X-ray style

Painting depicts kangaroo painted in the X-ray style

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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Yiwun Y. Maduwarr
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
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Boomerangs
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Wolsey Underwear

Wolsey Underwear

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Wolsey Ltd
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Australian Comforts Fund - Our Fighting Men

Australian Comforts Fund - Our Fighting Men

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1914
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Famous cricketer J. Phillips Umpire - 1897/8 English Touring team to Australia

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Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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Whitehead and Hoag
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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 Nuggett Joye
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Buttercup yellow lace hat with netting veil

Buttercup yellow lace hat with netting veil

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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Blue petal hat

Blue petal hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hats
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