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Toy throwing stick (witwit)

Toy throwing stick (witwit)

Stan Mitchell collection
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Toy weapons
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stand alone

Stand alone

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Bruce Petty
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Yass Spring Show, 1906, Second Prize

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1906
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Dimsie Moves Up Again

Dimsie Moves Up Again

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Books
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1942
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Entrance to Woronora River, Como, N.S.W

Entrance to Woronora River, Como, N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Como, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Adelaide - From the River Torrens

Adelaide - From the River Torrens

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Fighting the Flames.  A Great Fire in the City

Fighting the Flames. A Great Fire in the City

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Greetings from Brisbane

Greetings from Brisbane

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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A toy car constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

A toy car constructed from a Vehicle Construction Kit

Sir Roland Wilson collection no. 2
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Toy motor cars
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Sir Roland Wilson
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1956
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Stan Mitchell collection
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Spearthrowers
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Poster '1988?'

Poster '1988?'

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Posters
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Victoria Roberts
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Pipe consisting of reddish, polished wood bowl and a detachable plastic[?] stem

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Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Smoking pipes
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What is Time to us?

What is Time to us?

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Cartoon titled 'Foreign Policy'

Cartoon titled 'Foreign Policy'

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Jock Alexander
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2001
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Photograph of Maurice White, Sydney, 1934

Photograph of Maurice White, Sydney, 1934

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1934
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Envelopes
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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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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Sammy Assan
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Circular wooden inlay box with a lid

Circular wooden inlay box with a lid

Marta Sybaczynsky collection no. 2
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Boxes
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Ukraine
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Small aluminium egg cup

Small aluminium egg cup

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Eggcups
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Drawing captioned 'Azaria Chamberlain Court Case, Darwin, Sept 82, Jo Darbyshire'

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Kerry Sharp collection
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Drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Jo Darbyshire
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1982
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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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Film negative - Bert Oliffe and pack-camel, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Large square, arch and round windows from Play School

Large square, arch and round windows from Play School

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) - Play School collection ...
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Windows
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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Australian Aborigines' Mission. Miss Baker, Secretary. Mission House, La Perouse

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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La Perouse, 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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Drawings
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Yalata School
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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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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Janelle Toby
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Sacred Heart Convent, Rose Bay, NSW

Sacred Heart Convent, Rose Bay, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Collector's silver-plated teaspoon bearing figure of cyclist

Collector's silver-plated teaspoon bearing figure of cyclist

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Teaspoons
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Pimelea axiflora

Pimelea axiflora

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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Tracy Miller
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Pages 9 to 12 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

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Christies Auction collection
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Letters
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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Weapon - Boomerang - hunting

Weapon - Boomerang - hunting

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Boomerangs
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Postcard featuring a sepia photograph of a standing soldier, in serge uniform and cap, holding a riding crop

Postcard featuring a sepia photograph of a standing soldier,...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Advertising card featuring Fritz Holland

Advertising card featuring Fritz Holland

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising cards
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Baker's Stadium, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Arthur McQuitty & Co
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1914
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Handwritten poem titled Crossing the Bar, by Lord Alfred Tennyson

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John Collinson Close collection
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Manuscripts
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Ayers Rock

Ayers Rock

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Richard Long
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Lantern slide - Group of Aboriginal people, Cape Dombey, north of Port Keats, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1905

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Lantern slides
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Cape Dombey, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1905
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Clubs
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Ruined dashboard clock from Australian National Airways Avro X aircraft 'Southern Cloud', which crashed in 1931

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John Boddington collection
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Dashboard clocks
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Sydney Airport, Mascot, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian National Airways Limited
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1929
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Golden Gauntlet awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Arthur 1928

Golden Gauntlet awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Ar...

Frank Arthur collection
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Trophies
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England
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Frank Arthur
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1927
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Press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery

Press pass Parliamentary Press Gallery

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1977
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Wooden crossbow with bark string

Wooden crossbow with bark string

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Crossbows
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Film negative - Weakottu, Western Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Negatives
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Petermann Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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Fitzroy Valley, NSW

Fitzroy Valley, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Receipt for one pound, one shilling from the Royal Aero Club of the United Kingdom, 1914

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Eric J Treloar collection
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Receipts
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Royal Aero Club of the United Kingdom
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1914
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Australia's Governor-General, Sir John Kerr, today ensured himself of a place in history...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Baldwin Spencer and Paddy Cahill by Gabriel Maralngurra

Baldwin Spencer and Paddy Cahill by Gabriel Maralngurra

Gabriel Maralngurra collection
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Paintings
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Gabriel Maralngurra
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Poster - 'Azania People's Liberation Army (APLA)...'

Poster - 'Azania People's Liberation Army (APLA)...'

Kerry Browning collection
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Political posters
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South Africa, Africa
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Azania People's Liberation Army
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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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RKO Radio Pictures

RKO Radio Pictures

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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RKO Radio Pictures Inc
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1940
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Games. Aboriginal children used the things around them.

Games. Aboriginal children used the things around them.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Craig Sturgeon
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Travel pass issued on May 2 1934 found in the passport of K H Aumuller

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Passes
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China
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1934
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Untitled work on paper, in the style of a bark painting, Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Artworks
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Oblong tie-dyed olive brown-green silk scarf

Oblong tie-dyed olive brown-green silk scarf

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Carol Horton collection
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Scarves
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Tasmania, Australia
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Carol Horton
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Byron Tales Vol 2

Byron Tales Vol 2

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Books
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1837
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Land Rights not Uranium

Land Rights not Uranium

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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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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John B. Pilakui
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Model war canoe

Model war canoe

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Models
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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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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Courtroom sketch 'Prof. Plueckhaln' by Veronica O'Leary dated 22 October 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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