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Black felt hat with leatherette trim worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Black felt hat with leatherette trim worn by Dame Pattie Men...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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1955
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Bruce Coaldrake collection
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Mr Bruce Coaldrake
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7-6-91

7-6-91

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Lajamanu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Hazel R. Someon
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Wooden decorated carving of a barn owl by Tjipungaleialum

Wooden decorated carving of a barn owl by Tjipungaleialum

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Wood carvings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tjipungaleialum
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1974
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Trophy awarded to 'Tania Verstak Miss Australia in recognition of outstanding service for Queensland Industry'

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Tania Verstak collection
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Mrs Tania Young
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Child's drawing by Dymphna Kerinaiua, Bathurst Island NT

Child's drawing by Dymphna Kerinaiua, Bathurst Island NT

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dymphana Kerinaiua
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Cave Stone

Cave Stone

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Johnny Mango
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Leura, railway station

Leura, railway station

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Leura, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian War Memorial

Australian War Memorial

Thompson Family collection
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Living out bush in holidays

Living out bush in holidays

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Linda Pupangamirri
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The Fairy Beauty

The Fairy Beauty

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Akubra brand broad-brimmed fur felt hat worn by anthropologist by Dr Peter Sutton when he was doing fieldwork

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Peter Sutton collection no. 2
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Hats
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Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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1980
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Lynette Maralngurra
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Fergus
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lewis
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Handwritten note found with sampler in folder

Handwritten note found with sampler in folder

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Painting depicts totems of the Manarrngu mortuary rites

Painting depicts totems of the Manarrngu mortuary rites

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boyun
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1966
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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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David Tipuamantimirri
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Springfield Shearers, 1880.

Springfield Shearers, 1880.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1880
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Desert camps

Desert camps

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Seven Sisters songline by Josphine Mick, 1994

Seven Sisters songline by Josphine Mick, 1994

Diana James collection
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Josephine Mick
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1994
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Love and Peace Forever

Love and Peace Forever

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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2002
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Affidavit related to the proposed marriage between convicts William Brakefield and Maria Downes

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I Dowdle collection
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Evandale, Tasmania, Australia
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1847
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Igor Zorich collection
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New Bridge, Brisbane and Old Victoria Bridge, Brisbane

New Bridge, Brisbane and Old Victoria Bridge, Brisbane

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1905
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Photograph of Jane Strachan with Robertson and Annie Valentine

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Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1941
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Entree card for admission to The Forecourt for the Opening Ceremony of Parliament House, Canberra, Monday, 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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Cards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1988
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Black and white photograph of the Australian Cricket team at the Leicester Cricket Ground

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Nanette Ward collection
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Leicester, England
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1921
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Red Cross Appeal, Adelaide 1918

Red Cross Appeal, Adelaide 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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Atkinson & Co
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1918
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'The Highway Code for Bicycle Riders', published 1940

'The Highway Code for Bicycle Riders', published 1940

Cycling in Australia - Ephemera collection no.1
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Pamphlets
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People of Nuclear Disarmament

People of Nuclear Disarmament

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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1981
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Carved emu egg

Carved emu egg

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Helichrysum Obcordatum

Helichrysum Obcordatum

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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Charles Hart collection
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Kangaroo raising Australian flag

Kangaroo raising Australian flag

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mena Camp Tramp Terminus - (Cairo)

Mena Camp Tramp Terminus - (Cairo)

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Cards
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Cairo, Egypt
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A bit of Mosman

A bit of Mosman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman, 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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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Laura Holmes
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Cabramurra Township

Cabramurra Township

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cabramurra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Floodwaters, the power station, Launceston, Tas

Floodwaters, the power station, Launceston, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Childrens Ezy-bilt construction toy kit

Childrens Ezy-bilt construction toy kit

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Construction toys
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Reverend John Grosse
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Bark painting 'The Sea Voyage of the Djang'gawu Sisters' by Djunmal, Yawurriawurrungur

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djunmal
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Kangaroo with joey

Kangaroo with joey

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the first Holden car

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1948
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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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Raphaelia Tipiloura
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Delivery docket from Hawkins Carriers Pty Ltd, 1960

Delivery docket from Hawkins Carriers Pty Ltd, 1960

ET Fealy collection
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Receipts
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1960
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Lantern slide - Pitjantjatjara man, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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A rose, with birthday message

A rose, with birthday message

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Postcards
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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The Town Hall at Nguiu

The Town Hall at Nguiu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anacleta Timaepatua
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dot painting

dot painting

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Placemat Version 3

Placemat Version 3

Balarinji Art collection no. 2
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Gouache paintings
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Balarinji Design Studio, Jumbana Group
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Dirt road leading into a town and valley beyond

Dirt road leading into a town and valley beyond

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Car travelling down a road lined with power lines

Car travelling down a road lined with power lines

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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