Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Dendrobium discolor

Dendrobium discolor

Banks Florilegium collection
Apply Banks Florilegium collection filter
Engravings
Apply Engravings filter
Alecto Historical Editions
Apply Alecto Historical Editions filter
1980
Apply 1980 filter
Wooden portable writing desk with accessories used by Hanbury Clements, c1815

Wooden portable writing desk with accessories used by Hanbur...

Jean Clements collection
Apply Jean Clements collection filter
Writing desks
Apply Writing desks filter
Jean Clements
Apply Jean Clements filter
1810
Apply 1810 filter
Film negative - Local men lining one side of a safe place to cross a river, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

Film negative - Local men lining one side of a safe place to...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Film negatives
Apply Film negatives filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Dr Herbert Basedow
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow filter
1928
Apply 1928 filter
Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge No 457

Masonic - Souvenir drinking glass - Lodge No 457

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
Apply Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1 filter
Commemorative glassware
Apply Commemorative glassware filter
Mr Ronald L. Gale
Apply Mr Ronald L. Gale filter
1973
Apply 1973 filter
Photograph of a woman and dog

Photograph of a woman and dog

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Panorama from Dean Marsh Road, Lorne, Vic

Panorama from Dean Marsh Road, Lorne, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Lorne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Lorne, Victoria, Australia filter
Rose Stereograph Co.
Apply Rose Stereograph Co. filter
Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
Masonic - Name tag

Masonic - Name tag

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
Apply Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1 filter
Identity tags
Apply Identity tags filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Ronald L. Gale
Apply Mr Ronald L. Gale filter
Blue dance program titled 'Programme, Government House, 1868'

Blue dance program titled 'Programme, Government House, 1868...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Dance programs
Apply Dance programs filter
1868
Apply 1868 filter
Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
Apply Nettie McColive collection filter
Prize certificates
Apply Prize certificates filter
Wilmington, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Apply Wilmington, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia filter
1947
Apply 1947 filter
The batchelor's hut

The batchelor's hut

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Soft black felt riding hat

Soft black felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
Apply Colledge Family collection filter
Hats
Apply Hats filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Miss Emilie Roach
Apply Miss Emilie Roach filter
1914
Apply 1914 filter
Far West Children's Health Scheme

Far West Children's Health Scheme

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
Apply Ben Chifley collection no. 3 filter
Receipts
Apply Receipts filter
Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1926 - Fastest Time medal

Goulburn to Sydney Road Race 1926 - Fastest Time medal

Ken Ross collection
Apply Ken Ross collection filter
Sports medals
Apply Sports medals filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Ken Ross
Apply Mr Ken Ross filter
1926
Apply 1926 filter
Bark painting depicting designs from both Arnhem Land moieties by Djunmal, Milingimbi, 1966

Bark painting depicting designs from both Arnhem Land moieti...

J Davidson collection no. 3
Apply J Davidson collection no. 3 filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Djunmal
Apply Djunmal filter
1966
Apply 1966 filter
R. C. Presbytery

R. C. Presbytery

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Bark painting by Roy Dadaynga Marika.

Bark painting by Roy Dadaynga Marika.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
Apply Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Apply Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia filter
Roy Dadaynga Marika
Apply Roy Dadaynga Marika filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Town Hall, Sydney

Town Hall, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Douglas Pratt
Apply Douglas Pratt filter
Eucalyptus Stuartiana

Eucalyptus Stuartiana

Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection
Apply Baron Ferdinand von Mueller collection filter
Botanical specimens
Apply Botanical specimens filter
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apply Melbourne, Victoria, Australia filter
Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller
Apply Baron Sir Ferdinand J. von Mueller filter
1876
Apply 1876 filter
Lantern slide - Herbert Basedow, plains east of Lyndhurst, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow or unknown, 1907

Lantern slide - Herbert Basedow, plains east of Lyndhurst, S...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Lantern slides
Apply Lantern slides filter
Lyndhurst, South Australia, Australia
Apply Lyndhurst, South Australia, Australia filter
Unknown
Apply Unknown filter
1907
Apply 1907 filter
Film negative - Aboriginal children bathing, Sunday Island, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

Film negative - Aboriginal children bathing, Sunday Island, ...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Film negatives
Apply Film negatives filter
Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia filter
Dr Herbert Basedow
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow filter
1916
Apply 1916 filter
Red tooled leather covered 1878 diary of R L Faithfull

Red tooled leather covered 1878 diary of R L Faithfull

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Diaries
Apply Diaries filter
Fire drill base

Fire drill base

J Davidson collection no. 1
Apply J Davidson collection no. 1 filter
Fire-making equipment
Apply Fire-making equipment filter
Sailing Sydney Harbour, Bonnington Irish Moss

Sailing Sydney Harbour, Bonnington Irish Moss

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Advertising postcards
Apply Advertising postcards filter
Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
Apply Papuan Official collection filter
Fish traps
Apply Fish traps filter
Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
Apply Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania filter
1923
Apply 1923 filter
Technical drawing for a Percival aircraft titled

Technical drawing for a Percival aircraft titled "Arrangemen...

Dr Robert C Percival collection
Apply Dr Robert C Percival collection filter
Technical drawings
Apply Technical drawings filter
Mr Edgar W. Percival
Apply Mr Edgar W. Percival filter
Old Abbey

Old Abbey

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Framed illuminated address presented to Ambrose Kyte in recognition of his support for the Victorian Exploring Expedition [Burke & Wills expedition]

Framed illuminated address presented to Ambrose Kyte in reco...

Ambrose Kyte Address collection
Apply Ambrose Kyte Address collection filter
Illuminated addresses
Apply Illuminated addresses filter
Ambrose Kyte
Apply Ambrose Kyte filter
Clovelly, High Street

Clovelly, High Street

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
University Club, Phillip Street

University Club, Phillip Street

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Malayan-type hollow cylindrical wooden pipe with metal bowl and surface incised in 'rark' patterning

Malayan-type hollow cylindrical wooden pipe with metal bowl ...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
Apply American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c... filter
Smoking pipes
Apply Smoking pipes filter
Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Mr Charles P. Mountford
Apply Mr Charles P. Mountford filter
1948
Apply 1948 filter
Town Hall Sydney

Town Hall Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
1913
Apply 1913 filter
The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Journals
Apply Journals filter
'Bundjungu', bark painting, native plant species

'Bundjungu', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
Apply Mulkun Wirrpanda collection filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Mulkun Wirrpanda
Apply Mulkun Wirrpanda filter
2013
Apply 2013 filter
Kaolinite carving made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - human and animal tracks, 1913

Kaolinite carving made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) - human and...

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Apply Dr Herbert Basedow collection filter
Carvings
Apply Carvings filter
Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
Apply Erlikilyika (Jim Kite) filter
1913
Apply 1913 filter
'Gurrumu', bark painting, native plant species

'Gurrumu', bark painting, native plant species

Mulkun Wirrpanda collection
Apply Mulkun Wirrpanda collection filter
Bark paintings
Apply Bark paintings filter
Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Mulkun Wirrpanda
Apply Mulkun Wirrpanda filter
2013
Apply 2013 filter
Message stick

Message stick

Stan Mitchell collection
Apply Stan Mitchell collection filter
Message sticks
Apply Message sticks filter
Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Clubs
Apply Clubs filter
Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Susan
Apply Susan filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Apply Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia filter
Gabriella Mary
Apply Gabriella Mary filter
Convict love token from W. Williams, 1832

Convict love token from W. Williams, 1832

Timothy Millett collection
Apply Timothy Millett collection filter
Convict love tokens
Apply Convict love tokens filter
Murwillumbah Fire. 15/09/07. From Church Hill P.O. and Bank Ruins on the Right

Murwillumbah Fire. 15/09/07. From Church Hill P.O. and Bank ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia filter
Postmaster General's Department
Apply Postmaster General's Department filter
1907
Apply 1907 filter
Senior Postman's grey fabric peaked cap with gold PMG badge

Senior Postman's grey fabric peaked cap with gold PMG badge

Catherine Davenport collection
Apply Catherine Davenport collection filter
Caps
Apply Caps filter
Riverwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Riverwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Robert P. Davenport
Apply Mr Robert P. Davenport filter
1961
Apply 1961 filter
Boomerang

Boomerang

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Boomerangs
Apply Boomerangs filter
Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia filter
Cobbie
Apply Cobbie filter
Prize card awarded to Mr AL Faithfull Goulburn 1888

Prize card awarded to Mr AL Faithfull Goulburn 1888

Springfield Merino Stud collection
Apply Springfield Merino Stud collection filter
Cards
Apply Cards filter
1888
Apply 1888 filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Weipa, Queensland, Australia
Apply Weipa, Queensland, Australia filter
Julie Motton
Apply Julie Motton filter
Cricket Memories

Cricket Memories

Nanette Ward collection
Apply Nanette Ward collection filter
Books
Apply Books filter
London, England
Apply London, England filter
Methuen and Co Ltd
Apply Methuen and Co Ltd filter
1933
Apply 1933 filter
Manly

Manly

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Apply Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Pamela Ngallametta
Apply Pamela Ngallametta filter
Pair of ladies dyed pink satin tango shoes

Pair of ladies dyed pink satin tango shoes

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
Apply Springfield - Faithfull Family collection filter
Dancing shoes
Apply Dancing shoes filter
1920
Apply 1920 filter
Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Edmund Milne collection
Apply Edmund Milne collection filter
Clubs
Apply Clubs filter
Boondara, showing horse teams pulling wagons loaded with wool bales

Boondara, showing horse teams pulling wagons loaded with woo...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Boondara, Western Australia, Australia
Apply Boondara, Western Australia, Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
1918
Apply 1918 filter
Broad leaf wattle honey flower

Broad leaf wattle honey flower

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Australia
Apply Australia filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Cumberland River, Lorne

Cumberland River, Lorne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Cumberland River, Victoria, Australia
Apply Cumberland River, Victoria, Australia filter
Mr Charles H. Young
Apply Mr Charles H. Young filter
Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
Apply Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2 filter
Drawings
Apply Drawings filter
Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
Apply Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia filter
Raeleen Champion
Apply Raeleen Champion filter
A river with a letter

A river with a letter "B" in the upper left corner

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Photographic postcards
Apply Photographic postcards filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
1909
Apply 1909 filter
Trophy and stand

Trophy and stand

Thompson Family collection
Apply Thompson Family collection filter
Trophies
Apply Trophies filter

"Now how did he know I'm from the Country?"

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
Apply Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1 filter
Postcards
Apply Postcards filter
Mr Josef Lebovic
Apply Mr Josef Lebovic filter
Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the Commonwealth...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
Apply Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1 filter
Saucers
Apply Saucers filter
England
Apply England filter
Minton
Apply Minton filter
1927
Apply 1927 filter
Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Royal Visit Souvenir 1954 - Welcome to Australia pennant

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
Apply Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2 filter
Pennants
Apply Pennants filter
Load more objects