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Birds Returning

Birds Returning

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Allan Mansell collection
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Etchings
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Tasmania, Australia
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Allan Mansell
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Bark painting 'Water lily bulbs' by Mithinarri Gurruwiwi, Yirrkala, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithinarri Gurruwiwi
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1965
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Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bowls
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Large rectangular wooden cutting board, associated with the PS Enterprise

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Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Kitchenware
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Child's drawing by Marguerita Munkara, Bathurst Island NT

Child's drawing by Marguerita Munkara, 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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Marguerita Munkara
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Letter

Letter

Betty Hall collection
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Letters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1941
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Sculptures
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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The Will Of The People Shall Prevail

The Will Of The People Shall Prevail

John Sheppard collection
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Placards
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Ravenshoe, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ted Gabriel
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1980
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Royal Agricultural Society passes

Royal Agricultural Society passes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Passes
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Length of blue tapestry wool

Length of blue tapestry wool

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Yarns
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Black and white photograph of two women swimmers at Tooowoomba, Queensland, 1911

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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1911
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Lilian Hazel Faithfull on her wedding day to Henry Yorke Graham Henderson on 11 July 1922

Lilian Hazel Faithfull on her wedding day to Henry Yorke Gra...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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Robbery Under Arms, No. 5

Robbery Under Arms, No. 5

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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Australian Aboriginals

Australian Aboriginals

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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By Nelson's Column 1897: Some Folks Who Have Done Their Duty

By Nelson's Column 1897: Some Folks Who Have Done Their Duty

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Card photographs
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London, England
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1897
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United Nations' Decade for Women 1976-1985

United Nations' Decade for Women 1976-1985

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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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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Wildflowers quilt

Wildflowers quilt

Nettie McColive collection
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Quilts
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South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1933
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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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Postcard featuring a coloured drawing of three [comic Prussian geese], captioned

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Berlin, Germany
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1917
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Propellor and rudder of Japanese midget submarine

Propellor and rudder of Japanese midget submarine

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1942
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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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Big Dog Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Jason Mansell
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Film negative - Mustering yards, Oenpelli, Northern Territory,  photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Certificate awarded at the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia Royal Show, 1952  for Second Prize for a dark green quilted cushion cover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1952
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Cathedral Rocks, Kiama, NSW

Cathedral Rocks, Kiama, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kiama, South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1938
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Mr and Mrs Opperman

Mr and Mrs Opperman

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Photographs
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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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Jocelyn Tipunagwuti
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Kindheit L'Enfance - Childhood, Czechoslovakian Polka sheet music associated with Bodenwieser Ballet

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Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 2
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Sheet music
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Glass plate negative - Luritja man demonstrating method of attack with boomerang under cover of shield, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Glass plate negative - Luritja man demonstrating method of a...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Muraina's Quarrel with Gandji, the Jabilai Man and Wurrban, the Emu Woman.

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bark paintings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djawa
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Sydney, La Ville et le Port

Sydney, La Ville et le Port

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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Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Duedolgong Tribe, Argyle'

Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Dued...

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Argyle, New South Wales, Australia
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King John Cry
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Government House, Sydney

Government House, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Government House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Douglas Pratt
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Braidwood

Braidwood

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Postcard featuring a printed pen and ink drawing of two soldiers in a trench looking into the night sky

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brown warrior

Brown warrior

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Spooner
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2007
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Prize card awarded to Mr AL Faithfull Goulburn 1888

Prize card awarded to Mr AL Faithfull Goulburn 1888

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1888
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Colour Photograph - Part of a collage of photos of protests at the South African Embassy, Canberra.

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Kerry Browning collection
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Photographs
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Inkstand inscribed 'Presented to W.G. Ford 1911 by fellow workers at the time of his migration'

Inkstand inscribed 'Presented to W.G. Ford 1911 by fellow wo...

Adrian Luck collection no. 1
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Inkstands
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Maidstone, Kent, England
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Mr William G. Ford
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1911
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Lake Manapouri, New Zealand

Lake Manapouri, New Zealand

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lake Manapouri, South Island, New Zealand
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John M. Cantle
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Masonic Life Governor jewel

Masonic Life Governor jewel

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Regalia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Leslie H. Gale
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Cream coloured school copybook

Cream coloured school copybook

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Exercise books
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Robbery Under Arms, No. 1

Robbery Under Arms, No. 1

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Charles Hammond
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1907
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Envelope addressed to Lucian Faithfull

Envelope addressed to Lucian Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Augustus L. Faithfull
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YMCA - With Our Boys Always Everywhere

YMCA - With Our Boys Always Everywhere

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jack the Traveller, King of Bendora Bellevue Jembicumbane

Aboriginal breastplate for Jack the Traveller, King of Bendo...

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Australian Netball Team golden yellow polyester uniform skirt, worn by Liz Ellis on her debut in 1993

Australian Netball Team golden yellow polyester uniform skir...

History of Netball - Liz Ellis collection
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Skirts
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Mrs Liz Ellis
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1993
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A Song of the English

A Song of the English

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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George Robertson and Company Pty Ltd
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Painting depicts a human figure with elbows bent & hands upraised

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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Nether Stowey, Coleridge's House

Nether Stowey, Coleridge's House

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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Art Linens and Taffetas... at Beard Watson's

Art Linens and Taffetas... at Beard Watson's

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Pink copy of Aeronautical Parts Certificate from Hants & Sussex Aviation Ltd

Pink copy of Aeronautical Parts Certificate from Hants & Sus...

Neil Jensen collection
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Aviation documents
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Miser's purse

Miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Purses
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Lyre bird

Lyre bird

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Doug Moule
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1917
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Album containing black and white photos with hand written annotations

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Joan Richmond collection
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Photograph albums
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1931
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Photocopy of a quotation for work

Photocopy of a quotation for work

Graeme Niehus collection
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Photocopies
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Mr Graeme R. Niehus
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Hakea nodosa

Hakea nodosa

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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Utricularia lateriflora

Utricularia lateriflora

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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Carved emu egg by Bill Reid

Carved emu egg by Bill Reid

Bill Reid - John Cawte collection
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Engraved emu eggs
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Bill Reid
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Portrait of David Unaipon by Lyell Dolan

Portrait of David Unaipon by Lyell Dolan

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Drawings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Lyell Dolan
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1995
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