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Brown cotton thread

Brown cotton thread

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Threads
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Natives of Carpentaria

Natives of Carpentaria

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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T Baines
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1873
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Blade [stone implement]

Blade [stone implement]

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone artefacts
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Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Small green wooden toy tree

Small green wooden toy tree

Terence Lane collection
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Toys
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Headband and receiver that attach to a speech processor.

Headband and receiver that attach to a speech processor.

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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Health and medical equipment
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'Wakwak/Dhatum/Dirrpu/Dherran/Nindan', bark painting, native plant species

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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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2012
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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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Birthday card

Birthday card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Birthday cards
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Metal container and knife

Metal container and knife

Joseph Tice Gellibrand collection
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Container components
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Woolwich Dock, Sydney

Woolwich Dock, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Woolwich Dock, Woolwich, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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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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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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QSL card for VK2DP

QSL card for VK2DP

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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Film negative - A woman showing one method of carrying an infant, north of the Musgrave Ranges photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1903
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Image of two nurses in a male hospital ward

Image of two nurses in a male hospital ward

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1904
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A caravan with Price and Co 'Ship' Candles...Each camel has 20 boxes of Candles

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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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Child's drawing - 'The Light Coming From Behind The Hills' by Cecilia Martin age 15, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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Wellington N.Z - Parliament Houses

Wellington N.Z - Parliament Houses

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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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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Land Claim Yuin Tribe Wallaga Lake, Amended

Land Claim Yuin Tribe Wallaga Lake, Amended

Terry Fox collection
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Documents
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Wallaga Lake, New South Wales, Australia
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Water bottle used by explorer Robert O'Hara Burke on his 1860-1861 expedition to the Gulf of Carpentaria

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Robert O'Hara Burke collection
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Water containers
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Victoria, Australia
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Robert O. Burke
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1860
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Industrial buildings with chimneys and a railway in the foreground

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Gordon College, Geelong

Gordon College, Geelong

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Germany
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Australian Plants - title page

Australian Plants - title page

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
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Titlepages
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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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"CHEVRON HILTON" KINGS CROSS SYDNEY

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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GALAHS.

GALAHS.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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MANLY NEAR SYDNEY

MANLY NEAR SYDNEY

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Thomas Walker Convalescent Hospital Parramatta River, 1914

Thomas Walker Convalescent Hospital Parramatta River, 1914

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1914
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Brandy Uanda

Brandy Uanda

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Uanda Station, Queensland, Australia
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'Yingapungapu' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1974,

'Yingapungapu' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1974,

Dr Howard Morphy collection no. 1
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1974
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Lighter and box

Lighter and box

Thompson Family collection
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Cigarette lighters
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Child's drawing by Iris Collins, Tabulam Primary School NSW

Child's drawing by Iris Collins, Tabulam Primary School NSW

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Tabulam, New South Wales, Australia
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Iris Collins
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Postcard featuring photograph of Man O War Steps, Sydney

Postcard featuring photograph of Man O War Steps, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Wynyard Square and Gardens, Sydney

Wynyard Square and Gardens, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss S. R. Cox
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1906
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Olympic Pool, Sydney, N.S.W

Olympic Pool, Sydney, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Murray Views
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Postcard featuring Botanical Gardens, Rockhampton

Postcard featuring Botanical Gardens, Rockhampton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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Eudunda Red Cross 1918

Eudunda Red Cross 1918

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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Eudunda, South Australia, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1918
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Leaflet titled Hiroshima Day

Leaflet titled Hiroshima Day

Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Leaflets
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Hiroshima, Japan
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1988
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North Terrace Adelaide, SA No. 55

North Terrace Adelaide, SA No. 55

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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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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Angelo Munkara
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The Tour by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

The Tour by Bevan Hayward [Pooaraar]

Pooaraar Bevan Hayward collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Mr Pooaraar Bevan Hayward
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Adze

Adze

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Adzes
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Young's Store Currency Note

Young's Store Currency Note

J B Young Ltd collection
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Paper money
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Kimberley point

Kimberley point

Keith Goddard collection
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Spearheads
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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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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Timmy Betts
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CATHEDRAL ROCKS, Kiama.

CATHEDRAL ROCKS, Kiama.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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Wood stick frayed both ends

Wood stick frayed both ends

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Paintbrushes
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Chivers family album, 1920s

Chivers family album, 1920s

Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Photograph albums
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1920
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White ochre used in painting

White ochre used in painting

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Ochre
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Thurso' on Hill & Tricket Sts Cronulla. built by John Turner for his wife's sister Miss Eva Valentine

Thurso' on Hill & Tricket Sts Cronulla. built by John Turner...

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Photographs
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Billy Poantumilui
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HMS Submarine E8

HMS Submarine E8

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Great Britain
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Thirteen associated Royal Agricultural Society N.S.W. Lady's and Member badges

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Colledge Family collection
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Badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1947
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Courtroom sketch 'The Chamberlain Torana.' 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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Parliament House, Melbourne

Parliament House, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Street scene with flags flying from buildings and rickshaws on the street.

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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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The Hon Robert Tickner MP...Rebutting the Myths Some facts about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs

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Terry Fox collection
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Booklets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Robert E. Tickner
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1992
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'Rawak' bark painting, dried native plant

'Rawak' bark painting, dried native plant

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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Cartoon of Premier of Queensland Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as a rhinoceros

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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