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The Aboriginal Inhabitants

The Aboriginal Inhabitants

The Christensen Fund collection no. 2
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Prints
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George French Angas
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1847
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Hand out key Campbell St Gaol, 1837-1961

Hand out key Campbell St Gaol, 1837-1961

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Swing tags
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Table D'Hote room, Langham Hotel

Table D'Hote room, Langham Hotel

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from F. Robinson, 1831

Convict love token from F. Robinson, 1831

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Tinted black and white studio portrait photograph of Bibmbo, Auntie Val, Enid and a friend

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB Blue Birds Club
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1935
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Flower charm consisting of a bunch of flowers decorated with paper, lace net and ribbon

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Meg Pocock collection
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Flowers
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Margaret 'Meg' E. Pocock
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1959
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Autographed photograph of US swimmer Ethelda Bleibtrey, Toowoomba, Queensland

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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C W. Callaghan
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House and water tank behind some trees

House and water tank behind some trees

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Parsley Bay

Parsley Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Parsley Bay, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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White Star Line Royal Mail Steamer Celtic

White Star Line Royal Mail Steamer Celtic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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'Rakay', bark painting, native plant species

'Rakay', 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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2013
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Laws of Greek Accents

Laws of Greek Accents

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1857
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The Heads, Sydney

The Heads, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dingos, Australia

Dingos, Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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The Crown Studios
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Australian types. The Swagman

Australian types. The Swagman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Lower grinding stone used to grind orchres

Lower grinding stone used to grind orchres

Tandanya collection no. 3
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Lower grinding stones
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Poster - 'Smash Apartheid, Close the Racist [South African] Embassy'

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Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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South Africa, Africa
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Town Hall Melbourne

Town Hall Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Red card holder for Copy of Freedom, City of London

Red card holder for Copy of Freedom, City of London

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Card holders
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Japanese porcelain condiment set, featuring a mustard pot flanked by a salt and pepper shaker, in the form of three kangaroos on a shaped plinth

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Terence Lane collection
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Condiment sets
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1930
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Crocodile

Crocodile

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 Printing Machine

The Printing Machine

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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The Girls of Gottenberg - The Titsi-Bitsi Girl

The Girls of Gottenberg - The Titsi-Bitsi Girl

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Imp

The Imp

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Australia
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1906
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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Containers
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Sympathy card

Sympathy card

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cards
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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Springfield, Goulburn

Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull Springfield, Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Merigal, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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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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Cecilia A. Kerinaiua
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Plastic drink bottle, with a white plastic screw on lid and cap

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Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Beverage bottles
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Baby [Maxwell T. Brock]

Baby [Maxwell T. Brock]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing - Purukapal drowned himself and carry his dead son into the sea by John Vincent Orsto age 10yrs

Child's drawing - Purukapal drowned himself and carry his de...

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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John V. Orsto
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Courtroom sketch 'Michael Chamberlain giving evidence.' 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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Certificate awarded at the Pine Rivers Agricultural, Horticultural and Industrial Association, 1962 for first prize for a jug cover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Pine Rivers, Queensland, Australia
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Pine Rivers Agricultural Horticultural & Industrial Association
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1962
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Girls at Fort St School, Sydney

Girls at Fort St School, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Harbour Bridge - and - Greetings from Sydney

Harbour Bridge - and - Greetings from Sydney

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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Kodak
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Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Ground edge hatchet head [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Stone artefacts
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Nangerybone, New South Wales, Australia
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The Cumberland, Lorne, Vic

The Cumberland, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Lorne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Royal Tour

Royal Tour

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative badges
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Photographic postcard depicting Syd C. Stewart, Character Comedian in Three of his Impersonations

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Labels
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Melrose, South Australia, Australia
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The Mount Remarkable Agricultural Society
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1947
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Aboriginal breastplate for King Too Too, Crack Horsebreaker & Glastonbury Coach Groom

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Genevieve Head collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Wm M Lynn, General Engraver
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1888
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Child's drawing - Parumparuma changed bird

Child's drawing - Parumparuma changed bird

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Terri...
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Emmanuel Puruntatameri
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Souvenir plate - Diana Princess of Wales

Souvenir plate - Diana Princess of Wales

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Diana Princess of Wales
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1997
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Sheet of paper with a speech by the Captain of the M.V. 'Fair Sea' written in pencil on one side

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J Wyszogrodzki collection no. 1
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Maritime documents
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Lens cap

Lens cap

Les Hiddins collection
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Lens caps
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Japan
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Hoya Corporation
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1978
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Pineapple Farm, Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, N.Q.

Pineapple Farm, Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, N.Q.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Edmund Milne collection
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Clubs
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Photograph of three unidentified males

Photograph of three unidentified males

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Beanie

Beanie

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Beanies
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Postcard showing seven trophies

Postcard showing seven trophies

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Egypt
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1916
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Spearthrowers
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Jamieson Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Reggie Jackson
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Pomaderris prunifolia

Pomaderris prunifolia

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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1876
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Kalgan 10-10-1913 4 of our cigarette dealers and the Hawker boys who peddle their goods around the town

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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

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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Weapon - Boomerang - hooked

Weapon - Boomerang - hooked

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1960
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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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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Wine glasses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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