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Wickerwork figure

Wickerwork figure

Papuan Official collection
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Sculptures
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1908
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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Containers
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Stone slab with an incised large snake arching over a collection of shields, a club, a woomera, an axe, a canoe and two kettle-shaped objects

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Rock carvings
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1979
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A church covered in vegetation.

A church covered in vegetation.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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J W. Beattie
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Cuticle shaper

Cuticle shaper

Thompson Family collection
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Manicure equipment
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Mitre temple

Mitre temple

George Henry Taylor collection
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Joinery tools
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Coogee, Sydney

Coogee, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Coogee, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Spillway, Maroondah Lake, Healesville

Spillway, Maroondah Lake, Healesville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maroondah Reservoir, Maroondah, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Willie Dundamen
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Railway Avenue, Bundanoon. View from Post Office towards Railway Station

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bundanoon, 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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Woodenbong, New South Wales, Australia
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Diane Williams
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Kangaroo mounted on a circle

Kangaroo mounted on a circle

Terence Lane collection
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Pendants
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1910
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Brown's River, near Hobart, Tas

Brown's River, near Hobart, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Browns River, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1949
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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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Gabriella
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Laurel D. Pamalkan
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Pencil sketch of a building with a tower and a flag at half mast

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sketches
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Gordon's Monument and the Lake Drive, Mt. Gambier, S.A.

Gordon's Monument and the Lake Drive, Mt. Gambier, S.A.

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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Photocopy of a caricature of Simon Crean, the leader of Australian Council of Trade Unions [ACTU]

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John Rogers collection
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Cartoons
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John Rogers
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1987
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Amy, Mother, Yvonne & I at Parramatta a few weeks ago

Amy, Mother, Yvonne & I at Parramatta a few weeks ago

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Parramatta, 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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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Herbert
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Luck at last

Luck at last

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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An Orchestral Rehearsal

An Orchestral Rehearsal

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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South Channel lighthouse, McCrae, near Rosebud, Vic

South Channel lighthouse, McCrae, near Rosebud, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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McCrae, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Letter is from J A Coleman of J B Young, asking Mr Menzies, Senior Trade Commissioner, New York, to attend an awards function in New York, on their behalf

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Business letters
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New York, United States of America
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J A. Colman
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1964
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Badge titled 'Let the Palestinians return'

Badge titled 'Let the Palestinians return'

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Political badges
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Palestine
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1982
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SS Southwark

SS Southwark

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1908
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Penitentiary & Hospital, Port Arthur

Penitentiary & Hospital, Port Arthur

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Port Arthur, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mosman Street, Charters Towers

Mosman Street, Charters Towers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mauve satin covered ladies left shoe

Mauve satin covered ladies left shoe

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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Switzerland
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Farmers Co Ltd
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1920
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Money for jobs not war - Hiroshima never again

Money for jobs not war - Hiroshima never again

Movement Against Uranium Mining collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movement Against Uranium Mining
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1982
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'Gutjawutja', bark painting, native plant species

'Gutjawutja', 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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A Northern Territory camel team

A Northern Territory camel team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Mimi Men and Women

Mimi Men and Women

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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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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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Parliamentary Press Gallery

Parliamentary Press Gallery

Alan Reid collection
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Passes
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Double sided bark painting depicting turtle on one side, kangaroo on reverse

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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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Not provided
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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Namadbara
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1966
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Soldier's memorial, Yea, Vic

Soldier's memorial, Yea, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Yea, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Circles and lines on a blue background

Circles 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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Oxide St after the rain January 14 1910

Oxide St after the rain January 14 1910

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Kodak Ltd
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1910
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Sydney May Day Committee UAW (Union of Australian Women) Best Women's Organisation, 1990

Sydney May Day Committee UAW (Union of Australian Women) Bes...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Plates
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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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Spearhead

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1840
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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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Andrew J. Portaminni
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View of a town, looking out over boats on a body of water

View of a town, looking out over boats on a body of water

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

Spearhead

Horne-Bowie collection
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Spearheads
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Bark painting 'Cut-up Kangaroo ready for Ceremonial cooking' by Dick Nguleingulei Murrumurru, Gunbalanya, 1974

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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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Dick N. Murrumurru
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1974
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Coo-ee

Coo-ee

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1908
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Night fishing

Night fishing

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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Shell

Shell

L and T Hackney collection
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Shells
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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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Malta  - Carrozzin

Malta - Carrozzin

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Malta
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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Knives
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Wunderlich Corrugated Durabestos

Wunderlich Corrugated Durabestos

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Wunderlich Limited
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1918
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Where I Live

Where I Live

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dorothy Nurra
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Salt glazed brown ceramic demijohn with screw-threaded stopper [Adelaide Chemical & Fertiliser Company Ltd]

Salt glazed brown ceramic demijohn with screw-threaded stopp...

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Demijohns
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1888
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Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lower grinding stones
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin and Jane Gimme, 2007

'Kinyu' by Eubena Nampitjin and Jane Gimme, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Eubena Nampitjin
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2007
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Songbook for

Songbook for "Aus Ofterreichs Bergen"

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Books
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Mr Leopold 'Leo' Steger
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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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Nathaniel Kawangka
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Neville P. Japangardi
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